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Food Allergies ~ Who Knew They Could Be Useful ?!?
Monday, July 26, 2010      8 comments

A friend gave me a little piece of chocolate which was wonderful, and just enough. When she tried to leave the whole package with me, I told her, "No, thanks. I have allergies. I break out in thighs." ... Read more
My New Walking Buddy ~ Warning: Awwwwwwww Content
Monday, July 19, 2010      19 comments

To those of you that I've been annoying with "Is it Sunday yet?" This is what I was anticipating. Meet Sabrina, our new-to-us Siberian Husky. She's five years old, and... Read more
Three Months ~ WOOHOOOOOOOO!!
Friday, July 16, 2010      6 comments

I joined SP three months ago today, and I'm thrilled with what it's helped me accomplish. I've dropped 26 pounds, quite a few inches, and gained SO much more! I feel stronger, I can walk longer, I can wear clothes that I couldn't previousl... Read more
Closet Shopping ~ My Turn!
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      7 comments

I've seen some other posts about closet shopping lately, now it's my turn. Several weeks ago, I went through my closet and dug out all the "outgrown" jeans. I measured them all, and marked them by size with masking tape. Then I stacked th... Read more
Monday, July 05, 2010      5 comments

Sometimes it's intentional, sometimes not so much.... When I first joined SP, I promised myself that I would take a walk every day. I've been doing that, usually after dinner, even if I'm tired. I really look forward to it most days. A ... Read more
Dangerous Territory, Part 3: Survived It!
Monday, July 05, 2010      2 comments

Well, yayy! Today was the second party, and it was easier than I had anticipated. There was lots of food, but I followed my plan and stuck to veggies and lean protein. There was a LOT of food coming from the grill ~ ribs, chicken, various ve... Read more
Dangerous Territory, Part 2: So Far, So Good!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      2 comments

Yayy! I made it through the first party day, staying well within my calorie range. When it was time for the decadent cake, I just had a couple of bites (about 122 calories), and tracked them. Probably burned a few extra running up & down... Read more
Dangerous Territory
Friday, July 02, 2010      4 comments

Well, so far I've been staying within my calorie range every day, with the exception a few days when I've had some minor stomach bug that kept my intake low. I've been able to "budget" my calories for special events and still keep my numbers wh... Read more
Mare Island Preserve on Memorial Day
Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

I had a marvelous walk today with some of my favorite people. My usual walking buddy and my DH and I were joined by another friend, and we went to the Mare Island Heritage Preserve to walk and have a picnic lunch. The Preserve is a park-in-the... Read more
Another reason to Walk!!
Sunday, May 23, 2010      7 comments

Today was looking like it was going to be a very busy day. We were planning to attend a graduation party in the evening, so I knew I'd have to juggle my daily walk, which usually takes place after dinner. The day was starting with our neighbo... Read more
Monday, May 17, 2010      0 comments

Had a quiet day today. Started with strength training and running a few errands. Got some yard work done ~ the weeds never end! Took a walk with my husband and our neighbor to end the day. ... Read more
Had a good day.......
Sunday, May 16, 2010      0 comments

Started the morning with strength training and fooling around with my family. good day at the tattoo shop, then home for dinner. Went to an Indian Festival and saw some wonderful dancing. The colors of the saris were amazing and vibrant! To... Read more
Moving in the Right Direction
Thursday, May 13, 2010      0 comments

I've been keeping my commitments ~ walking daily, logging nutrition & exercise, drinking plenty of water. I'm seeing results, too, which is really exciting!... Read more
Walking and...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      0 comments

Had a great walk this evening. I was able to spend some time in the yard, too. Beginning to see results there, too!... Read more
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      0 comments

Gorgeous day here, after some rain. Great day to do some yard work, too bad I probably won't have TIME! emoticon... Read more

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