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How my plan is going
Sunday, February 05, 2017      7 comments

Well I sure wish I could say it is going perfect but I can't say it. Am I surprised --no. Because that is how I got here in the first place. A lifetime of bad habits are not that easy to undo. Add stress into the mix and it gets worse. I am no... Read more
My Plan
Saturday, January 07, 2017      7 comments

Well I decided after reading everyone else's blogs I need a written plan/goal after all. I will start with this and modify as needed. 1. Count Calories 2. Plan meals (mainly dinner)-breakfast always the same, lunch not bad 3. 20 min Car... Read more
5% Winter Challenge
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      4 comments

On your Spark Page write up your 2017 Winter 5% Exercise Commitment. What type of exercise will you do? How many minutes and how often will you exercise? Winter 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment (Beginning January 14) Strength T... Read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      9 comments

I think it is funny how every winter you have to adjust to the cold. When it first turns 32 you have coat, hat and gloves on and you are still cold. Then in drops into the single digits and man then it is really cold. Next it goes up to 32 and i... Read more
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      5 comments

Why do I always wait till the last minute to clean. Today is my day off from work and I am spending it cleaning and decluttering. I just went through a pile of things in dining room. Why it was all piled in there I don't know. Pile gone now. Som... Read more
Sunday, December 11, 2016      4 comments

Yes I have been going backwards. Weight slowly creeping up. It is only a few pounds but if I don't stop it will be a disaster. The holidays doing me in. Feel guilty at parties if someone offers me something and I don't try. Doing great at work w... Read more
Sunday, November 20, 2016      6 comments

Well I decided to work on the clutter this week. (No random eating will be next week) I knew I had to get rid of those to big clothes like I promised. They were bagged yesterday. Today I decided I needed to fill one of the 1/2 full bags, so I lo... Read more
Saturday, November 19, 2016      10 comments

Walking is my favorite form of exercise because it doesn't really feel like exercise. I do a lot of reflecting when I walk. Or I just enjoy nature. It is not unusual to see deer, etc. We have a few black bear around but fortunately I haven't see... Read more
Blogging--what I learned
Friday, November 18, 2016      6 comments

1. I sort of enjoyed blogging. It made me think about a lot of different things. I thought about the positives and negatives of several different aspects in my life. I am doing well. I will stay strong. I am blessed by those around me. 2. I ... Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016      10 comments

I had been wearing my old clothes for awhile even though too big. Feels so good to say that--my clothes were too big. In the last few weeks I have bought several pairs of pants. Since I started wearing them people have really noticed my weight l... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      9 comments

Overwhelming at times. Some of it is emotional ties. The rest, I was too busy to go through at the time and it was put in bags or boxes until I had time to sort. Ugh. So now my children are adults and my mom is the child (dementia). So time is ... Read more
What next??
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      8 comments

What do I need to do next to help myself? I know I need to stay focused on what I eat or mostly not eat. I need to keep walking. I know I need to add a new different form of exercise but what. Probably need a mixture of new things. Strength and ... Read more
What was the easiest in the challenge
Monday, November 14, 2016      11 comments

I decided to write about this because it made me feel better to know I have already developed some good habits. The absolute easiest was the 8 cups of water a day. I had already stopped the pop, juices and sweetened teas. (still use creamer in m... Read more
What Challenged me the most in the Challenge
Sunday, November 13, 2016      7 comments

What was my biggest challenge---Besides remembering to post my stats, that would have to be the NRE. At home I do fairly well . I just don't buy my weaknesses. The kids are off at school so I don't have snacks for them at home and my husbands sn... Read more
Why write a blog?
Saturday, November 12, 2016      9 comments

Oh boy, good question. So as part of our challenge it is suggested (to earn extra points) write a blog. Ugh! Not something I enjoy. I began to mull this over once I saw it posted as part of the challenge this week. Which of course made me think ... Read more

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