CAROLJ35
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Goal #2, Sweets and Measuring
Friday, May 13, 2011      7 comments

For the second week of our Challenge, I will continue to work on the "sweets" situation as it went quite well this week but I still treated myself to a couple of goodies that I just didn't need. As a matter of fact, I am going to say publicly ... Read more
DINNER SERVED FROM 4 TO 8
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      7 comments

Felt like I was running a restaurant tonight! Had dinner ready at 3:45 so kids could eat when they got home from school. Two decided to swim first. Oldest (15) came just after 4 o'clock to get his dinner. Nine year old came about 5 as he was ... Read more
Not Enough Calories Today
Sunday, May 08, 2011      8 comments

Can you believe I did not get enough calories today? I need to go to the kitchen and eat another half banana with some peanut butter. Or maybe a glass of milk. Had a quiet day, kids all called, DIL cooked dinner, grandkids brought me a ro... Read more
ONE GOAL AT A TIME
Saturday, May 07, 2011      6 comments

Just one goal this week sounds very do-able. I had planned to list a number of goals I want to achieve while on this challenge, but I really do like the idea of one goal per week. And that goal is to eliminate the desire for sweets. I kno... Read more
Finally Feeling Successful
Sunday, March 27, 2011      6 comments

I must say that being on these challenges has really worked for me as far as exercise is concerned. I used to be content with 30 to 60 minutes of daily exercise. Now I really strive for 90 - 120 most days of the week. And my weight is finally ge... Read more
A Day With the Old Folks!
Friday, February 25, 2011      4 comments

Retired, but always busy! It is nearly 11 PM and I still need to complete SP. We just returned from the Club House where our many residents put together a Variety Show which lasted 3 hours and was a blast. We laughed until we cried. Don't ev... Read more
Feeling Good About My Efforts
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

Yes, I am feeling good about SP, the Challenge, Team A, and the way my food and exercise program are going! Today I had to hustle to get 115 minutes of exercise completed but I did it. Almost had a vegetarian day, but the leftover rice and bla... Read more
I'm doing it!!!
Monday, February 21, 2011      8 comments

A short and sweet blog since my server was on the slow side this evening. I feel really good about staying away from sweets, eating right and getting extra exercise. Haven't yet done the vegetarian day, but think I will tomorrow! ... Read more
I'm Fighting That Urge!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      8 comments

It is 3:30 PM and all afternoon I have been fighting the urge to eat something sweet - you know - something I shouldn't eat! I am determined to lose weight on this challenge and keep it off. I have gained since the last challenge ended and am ... Read more
Small Goals to Start
Saturday, February 19, 2011      7 comments

My sister has been visiting for one month and I have gotten a little off track. I have logged my food for so long and can't believe I have not been doing it this past month. So as a member of Team A I am to set my goals for this new challenge... Read more
Kind of Disgusting!!!
Monday, February 07, 2011      12 comments

Yesterday Spark People gave us a page to go to so we could read about someone who was doing a good job on this site. And when you went there, it was set to private. Waste of my time!!! This morning when I huddled on a team, I saw where someo... Read more
SUPER BOWL PLANS IN INDIA
Saturday, February 05, 2011      5 comments

My nephew in India is having a Super Bowl Party at 4:30 AM Monday morning. His friends will arrive to watch the game, the cook will serve a burrito breakfast and then they will all have to go to work. Hope the game is over by the time they hav... Read more
A Lovely Luncheon
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

Went to Ladies Luncheon and Style Show and enjoyed it. Last table to go through buffet of a couple hundred salads, appetizers, desserts, etc. I did pick the lowest caloried foods I could, mainly fruits and veggies. Desserts didn't even appeal to... Read more
Our Surprise Christmas Gift!
Monday, December 27, 2010      8 comments

Did I tell you of our surprise Christmas gift? It arrived in a green van from northern Ohio Christmas Eve morning about 11 AM. Our son and wife drove 18 hrs. straight to get here - never turning off ignition the whole way. We were so surprised. ... Read more
And The Cookie Fell Apart
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      8 comments

This morning I baked some cookies and the last one I took off sheet completely fell apart. Oh, was I tempted to sample that cookie since I had never made them before. But guess what! I didn't taste a crumb! I am into Day 4 of this challenge... Read more

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