DONNA_W's Blogs

Never Quit Pledge
Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

I copied this from CERIUSLY's blog from today. she got it from JAZZEJR'sShe re-blogged it from June 30 2012, when she got it from BBONET who got it from Musolf6, who got it get the idea! Saturday, June 30, 2012 Taken from BBon... Read more
Non Scale Victory
Saturday, September 12, 2015      11 comments

The plateau is starting to yield but I also have been increasing the exercise. I do consider this a lifestyle so I never deprive myself of anything but I do plan to have it fit into my daily food goals. I did have a non scale victory recen... Read more
Eating Clean, today's meal
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      6 comments

This was today's meal: Boneless Breast of Chicken with maple syrup glaze, Sautéed Onions and swiss Chard with sesame seeds, salad of butter Lettuce, ... Read more
2015 5%Summer Challenge
Saturday, June 27, 2015      5 comments

I enjoyed participating in and was successful with the 2015 5% Spring challenge. I did loose 5% of my weight and I was one of three 'last firecrackers standing' I also was lucky enough to win a Spark Cookbook, so now I have lots of new ideas fo... Read more
CSA provides lots of veggies and a challenge for creativity
Saturday, June 27, 2015      7 comments

Picked up this week's CSA share. I did manage to use up all the vegetables from last week except for a half a head of Napa cabbage which I will use this week. Anyway here's what I have for this week and will be looking for lots of new recipes to... Read more
Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
Friday, May 22, 2015      9 comments

So today was the day I decided to remove the fallen coconuts from underneath my two coconut trees. Mind you I did not pick the best time of year as it is quite hot in Delray Beach FL right now, but this was a cooler day being around 80-85 while... Read more
Great Day Painting
Friday, May 08, 2015      10 comments

I have been working on finishing touches on a few plein air paintings and one studio painting. It has been so relaxing that I almost forgot to make lunch. Lunch is the main meal my husband and I eat together so it is important to me. So... Read more
Visiting Universal Orlando I upped my steps
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      5 comments

It is always great to have a good time and get some health benefit. My hsband and I went up to Orlando this weekend and took in Universal Orlando. We paced ourselves over three days (read went about 4-5 hours per day and then dragged ourselve... Read more
Veggies for breakfast
Sunday, April 26, 2015      10 comments

I'll admit was not crazy about this idea, but I decided to give it a try as I was kind of tired of cereal or eggs for breakfast, both of which had their own problems with carbs and cholesterol respectively. So this morning I made a veggie p... Read more
30 lb lost
Saturday, April 25, 2015      19 comments

As I weighed in this morning, I hit a milestone. 30 lb lost since Dec 2014. I was excited as I thought this week I was plateauing. I based the plateau theory on my weight loss charts and although I was trying to deny the slope of the graph, i... Read more
Great day for walking, beauty & friendship
Monday, April 20, 2015      11 comments

Today I went to Fairchild Gardens in Miami with a friend of mine. Our motivation for going was to see the Dale Chihuly exhibit there. How magnificent to see all the lovely glass sculptures in a garden setting. Here is just one of them. ... Read more
Does this count?
Sunday, April 19, 2015      12 comments

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I'm stepping up my steps
Saturday, April 04, 2015      11 comments

Since getting my fitness tracker, I have been inspired to try and walk more and get in the steps to reach 10,000 a day. This used to seem nearly impossible for me but the tracker gives me little nudges. I started to respond to the nudges by ... Read more
March review and results & April Goals
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      7 comments

green bar = lean weight, purple bar = fat weight. Together they = total weight. Start date = Oct, bars on left are real data, Projection from real data is goal weight by ... Read more
My reasons to loose weight
Thursday, March 26, 2015      8 comments

When I started this recent effort back at the end of December, told myself it was all about health. I do think that it is but really pushed me to get started again was seeing myself in a video my husband was capturing for me. I could not beli... Read more

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