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Lent and healthy habits!
Thursday, March 07, 2019      7 comments

Today is the second day of lent. I have decided to make it a time for beginning healthy habits. I have decided to not only give up something but to hopefully create some new healthier habits. My birthday always falls during lent so I don't ... Read more
Update on son and my unhealthy habits
Monday, October 01, 2018      5 comments

Today starts a new month and with it a new will to make healthier choices! I have fallen back into my stress eating and my too tired for exercise mindset. Part of this was caused by my son's need to be taken to PT and doctor's appointments... Read more
Vacation, Son's knee and July - yikes!
Friday, August 03, 2018      6 comments

I've been waiting to write this blog until I had answers for my poor son's knee. We took a 2 week vacation to Las Vegas in July. My son (DS) had a martial arts conference and tournament during the first week. The day of the tournament didn'... Read more
5% Challenges
Thursday, May 31, 2018      10 comments

I joined my first 5% challenge with the Spring 2018 one. I learned a lot about making healthier choices. I have a lot to learn still. I will continue to take part in the 5% challenges as long as I enjoy them and learn something. I think I'... Read more
A New Water Bottle!
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      12 comments

My husband , son and I went to the first festival in our town on Saturday. My husband was working at it. He works for the county health department. He had to inspect all the food vendors. There were over 20 of them! My son decided to come ... Read more
Need to work on consistency
Monday, May 28, 2018      7 comments

I've been getting better at eating healthier and getting exercise. I wish I could get more consistent. I seem to do well for one or the other but not both at the same time. I have gotten better but just need to work on getting both going ... Read more
The gym, my son and a personal trainer
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      10 comments

My son and I joined a gym last Monday. We worked out at the gym on Tuesday and Friday last week. We had an appointment with a personal trainer on Friday. Wow, I'm really out of shape. The trainer was really kind but pushed us to work out. Some o... Read more
11 Reasons I want to lose weight!
Thursday, April 05, 2018      14 comments

This blog was written to have a easy to find copy of the reasons I want to lose weight for the 5% Spring Challenge! 10 Reasons I want to lose weight! In no particular order: 1- To become healthier 2- To wear a smaller size - ... Read more
Scale vs Non Scale Victories!
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      8 comments

I decided to take my measurements emoticon for the first time in over a year in February. I was not happy with ... Read more
Enhanced License and birthdays
Thursday, March 08, 2018      5 comments

I needed to renew my license so my husband and I went to get our enhanced licenses yesterday. The wait at DMV wasn't too bad. In NY state, an enhanced license allows you to cross into Canada without a passport. It has similar border crossing abi... Read more
Weekends need work...
Monday, February 26, 2018      2 comments

I've been doing better lately except this weekend. I really made less healthy food choices. I need to plan for the weekends. Build a schedule so I can stay on track better. Need to track better - Do my check-ins on the weekends, the same way I d... Read more
Dog Walking, Exercise Streaks, Food Choices and Weight
Thursday, February 01, 2018      5 comments

I have started to walk my 2 dogs every morning. I've walked them for 8 days straight! There have been a couple of mornings that I didn't want to go outside but when Kona and Chase look at me with their sad eyes, I can't say no. I hope to continu... Read more
New Beginning
Thursday, January 18, 2018      3 comments

I really fell off track the second half of 2017. I just got a little down on myself and made poor food decisions. I am back to fix this problem! My father was hospitalized in September and came home from the rehabilitation center in Novembe... Read more
Back but busy
Thursday, June 29, 2017      2 comments

I haven't been on here in a few days. I also have not tracked any food for most of the week. It has been a crazy busy couple of weeks. I had gained weight last week when I weighed myself but I'm back down a bit today. My son had his Senior ... Read more
Backyard
Thursday, May 18, 2017      5 comments

Our backyard was so wet that we couldn't cut the lawn until last week. It's not a huge lawn only about 0.5 acre. We have a power push mower. Well, last week I decided cut it. ... Read more

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