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New Approach to Exercise
Thursday, July 04, 2013      1 comments

I tend to get going TOO much with exercise routines and before I know it, I have pulled a muscle and I can;t do any workouts for a week. Now I am starting to do some exercises in a chair which include a warm up, stretching and then strength exer... Read more
Give up the ALL OR NOTHING Attitude
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      0 comments

I want to find ways to exercise for ten minutes if that is all I have. I can go up and down the stairs a few times and then run around my basement. GREAT exercise.... Read more
When I eat healthy.....
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      1 comments

When I eat healthy, there is a bounce in my step and a smile on my face. That is because I know I am being good to myself and that gives me a feeling of hope. When I am NOT eating healthy I feel depressed because I know I am not taking care of m... Read more
Listening to Your Body When You Exercise
Saturday, June 01, 2013      0 comments

I am finally understanding that I have to listen to my body and not push myself too hard when I exercise. After several injuries, I am finally getting it: having to accept that I can do a great workout, but as I am in my seventies, I cannot work... Read more
Changing my workouts
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      0 comments

SPRING IS HERE and I am going to change my workouts by getting outside more. I usually walk on a treadmill which is great, but I do not go up and down any hills and there is little variation. I need to walk outside.... Read more
Need to watch calories during social events
Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

I am great when I am eating alone or with my husband. But when I am with a group, my diet falls apart. I need to improve.... Read more
Ways I can improve
Sunday, February 10, 2013      3 comments

I do great when I am eating at home, but when i go out with friends or have company for dinner, I need to learn to do much better than I am doing now. The other day we went out to lunch with friends, and I wanted to order a huge cheese burg... Read more
Stressful eating
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      1 comments

Sometimes when I am very upset, I eat more than I should. This is not a good idea, and I am very much improved over the way I used to be. I am making progress as this emotional eating does not happen much any more.... Read more
Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

Since I have been on a beta blocker I have gained back 6 of the pounds I worked so hard to lose. I am having trouble losing weight now. I am looking for help as to how to speed up my weight loss again.,... Read more
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

My most important reason is health. I will be able to move much better and my blood pressure may be improved with a loss of weight. The other reason is looks. I like nice clothes and I like my face to look better than it does now. I guess I am... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts the scale is not the only measure of success
Saturday, November 24, 2012      39 comments

I watched Spark Guy video this morning in which he talks about the scale not being the only measure of success. One of the main points of this good video, is that when we are doing all the right things: eating healthy and healthy portions, and e... Read more
overcoming a set back
Saturday, November 17, 2012      6 comments

I got some good ideas while watching the video for today on spark coach. When I am in a rush, I need to have some quick meals that I can make. I could have one slice of whole wheat bread some almond butter with slices of apple on it. Ad... Read more