Week eight, 5% Spring Challenge-the finale
Saturday, May 29, 2021      4 comments

Drumroll, please. Today is the last day of the Spring Challenge and I managed to complete it. That was an accomplishment, given my mindset! As I alluded in my last blog, I decided to start a new weight loss program called E2M two weeks ago. ... Read more
Week six, 5% Spring Challenge
Thursday, May 13, 2021      2 comments

Not sure what happened to week got away from me...I’ll just leave it at that. This week we are tracking our freggies, and making social contact with someone. I’m not good w social contact...I avoid phone calls bc that was something I... Read more
Week four, 5% Spring Challenge
Monday, May 03, 2021      5 comments

Gained this week...again. It is so defeating! For the last several months I’ve been kicking around the same five pounds. It’s my own fault...I’m not watching my intake as closely, not exercising as vigorously...not Sparking as I should be. ... Read more
Week three, 5% Spring Challenge
Saturday, April 24, 2021      2 comments

Well....week two is under my belt (pun intended) and the scale shows I maintained from last week. A loss, any loss, would have been sweet victory...but I am feeling victorious this morning nonetheless. What today’s number on the scale do... Read more
Week two, 5% Spring Challenge
Saturday, April 17, 2021      4 comments

The scale moved! My hard work paid off! I lost 2.5 this week and I have myself to thank! No real secret formula...just sheer determination and adherence to my self prescribed program. I haven’t had a drink in a week, so I’m sure that’s a maj... Read more
Monday, April 12, 2021      5 comments

The dreaded plateau...that’s where I am. Except for me, I know why. And it’s self-driven. I’m not as diligent as I was...I’m allowing myself sweets and chips and breads...something that was practically eliminated from my regimen last year. I... Read more
2021 Spring 5% Challenge!
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      4 comments

2021 Spring 5% Challenge! This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2021 Spring 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 week... Read more
Short Order Cook
Tuesday, January 26, 2021      6 comments

My new title, apparently...and I didn’t even apply for the job! Let me explain...sigh. DH decided the other day to cut carbs from his diet. He is a carb junkie: white toast (with all the protein) for breakfast and lunch, pretzels or chips fo... Read more
Busy Sunday
Monday, January 18, 2021      6 comments

Yesterday was quite full. I completed a morning workout w my hand weights, then picked up my grocery order and put it all away. DIL is having a minor procedure on Tuesday. Since my son travels for work, she will be home alone after the surger... Read more
5% Winter Challenge
Friday, January 08, 2021      5 comments

It’s here! The Winter Challenge starts tomorrow! If you’ve never done a 5% challenge before, just know that it’s a great way to stay focused on losing weight while getting tremendous support from like-wise minded peeps on your team. This will... Read more
Monday, January 04, 2021      10 comments

The kitchen is cleaned out: cookies, cakes, candied nuts, chocolates...all gone. Fresh produce, hard eggs, healthy snacks have replaced them. Just in the Nick of time! I’ve gained close to ten pounds over the holidays simply bc I was grazing... Read more
New Year...New Outlook...welcome 2021!
Friday, January 01, 2021      6 comments

Like many, I’m glad 2020 is behind us. We are not out of the woods yet, as far as this pandemic goes. In fact, we as a nation are on the brink of a health crisis like we’ve never witnessed. I have buckled down and resumed my quarantine habits... Read more
2021 Goals
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      5 comments

One of the leaders of the 5% challenge posted a blog with goal setting questions. I decided to model it for my own use. Here goes! Do you make periodic goals? Yes, but usually just in my head. Since becoming a participate of the 5% Sp... Read more
Friday, October 30, 2020      6 comments

I am so thankful for this Spark community! Many thanks to all who commented on my last blog. I took it all to heart, pulled my big girl panties up, and got back to it! I’m happy to report that the weight is going down again! Thank you everyo... Read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      7 comments

I think I posted too soon about reaching Onederland. I’ve been struggling ever since. DS and his wife came Saturday to celebrate DH birthday and we had such a good visit! The wine was flowing, and that always puts me over. The thing I’... Read more

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