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Its Today that Matters (2)
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

How many times in your life has someone said or have you said: Why don't you take a dose of your own medicine? Well today is the day for me to do just that! Bad nutrition choices last 2 days and you know what - I got nothing done around t... Read more
The Sad, The Happy and The Challenge
Thursday, March 25, 2010      0 comments

Three emotions for today - The sad - last night at a Board of Governors meeting a fellow board member was able to attend his last meeting - he is dying - brain tumor. This man has served the Board very well, with through and through devoti... Read more
All My Muscles Are Shouting At Me
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      5 comments

All my muscles are shouting at me and oh how good it feels. With the help of the 10-day challenge team, I have really stepped (no pun intended) up my cardio and general activity level. I feel so in control and in shape. It reminds me of ... Read more
Ah - the coffee is working
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      3 comments

Well, I do enjoy my coffee in the morning - I never really get more than 8 oz finished, as I cannot stand cooled coffee and reheating it in the microwave, well, its not the best. So - I pour a 1/2 cup when I need it hot. The kids and DH ... Read more
gathering myself this morning
Monday, March 22, 2010      3 comments

Wow - what a weekend - like a jolt into summer mode, but then DH come down with a terrible 24 hr. bug - ugh! Who is going to be next? This morning - what the heck just happened. ALL 3 kids forgot something they needed for their first class an... Read more
making it through the weekend
Saturday, March 20, 2010      3 comments

ok folks - living up to my "close yesterday's door" and move forward. So I was good for Thurs and Friday - no need to mess up Sat. AND I didn't. I make from scratch: buttermilk waffles for the family, but I had fat free yogurt, dried fruit an... Read more
Its today that matters
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

I think I have identified something that hinders my success. It seems that I often "hear myself" saying: well you dropped a pound, you were really good yesterday, so a handful of wheat thins, or putting a hunk of cheese in you mouth isn't goin... Read more
be happy with the little successes
Thursday, March 18, 2010      3 comments

Monday morning started with a reality JOLT. I had ballooned up from my ticker tape weight of 159.6 to 165.5 pounds!!! That is just crazy! Looking for motivation, I went to the teams and am so glad I was taking part in the 10-day challenge team... Read more
Habits take 27 days to form
Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

Habits needed: 1) getting to the gym in the morning. I find that if I talk myself into waiting to go to the gym - rationalizing the need to get the chores/house/volunteer things done 1st - I then am not motivated to "sweat and take a shower." ... Read more
Honestly it is hard to stick to it!
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      0 comments

I am having a hard time sticking to my guns to lose my next 5 pounds. I would love to see the scale at 155 then 150 - but I guess you can't just wish it to happen. I need to make it happen. So hard when one is a happy person, with a wonderful... Read more
Making the Leap to being Serious
Friday, November 13, 2009      0 comments

I have been enjoying SP for quite a few months now and I actually have not seen the scale move. I am happy that I am eating the right things, but my exercise regimen and evening excesses is keeping my weight steady. Obviously, I need a little ... Read more
Having a hard time keeping up with the tracking
Friday, May 29, 2009      2 comments

How do people do this on a daily basis? Sometimes I find that I have spent nearly an hour on the website. Yes, mostly it is fun, but then YIKES! an hour has passed and now I'm scrambling to get back into focus for the day's work. Do people l... Read more
18 pounds in 20 years
Saturday, May 23, 2009      0 comments

Well, the 27th marks our 20th wedding anniversary! I guess it is not hard to believe that after 20 years and 4 wonderful children, 18 pounds had crept up me. I only hope it doesn't take 20 years to shed these pounds. LOL! Have a great Memori... Read more

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