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Accountability Finally Triggered
Friday, May 24, 2013      7 comments

For about a year now, I have been trying to get my weight to move down and stay down. I was tracking my food, dabbling in exercise videos and fooling myself that I am doing ok and eventually my weight will start to peal away more quickly. ... Read more
Tried a new outdoor activity today - wow; exhausted!
Saturday, May 04, 2013      3 comments

This morning I had to drive our 16 year old son about an hour to a scout event. He did not camp out with the team the night before due to a dance at school; ah the important things in life. But he likes this event and has placed 1st in it and ... Read more
On track for an on-track weekend
Friday, May 03, 2013      1 comments

I have been doing really well for me in terms of my stick-to-it streak for nearly 2 weeks now. That is a big achievement for me. I have a real goal of breaking into the 150's and I am excited to know that I am so close. I have changed my... Read more
Tuesday focus day!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

Last night I left a quick blog about my one step backward...but in actuality, those one steps have happened too often such that they have amounted to a significant leap - oops...but Today, tuesday is another day. Started it off in good focu... Read more
shoot - was doing so well today
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

one step backwards tonight... ugh..oh well, better focus tomorrow!... Read more
Letting myself give in to motivation
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

I so enjoy reading ~INDYGIRL's blog posts. THAT is a motivated woman and one whose words so easily motivate others - including me. I don't have 100 pounds to lose but to me, the 15 I do need to drop are just as important. While reading ... Read more
Heading Into Thanksgiving with the right Attitude!
Friday, November 16, 2012      1 comments

Good Friday Morning Before Thanksgiving! I am feeling confident that I can get through this holiday with little to no regrets. SP has helped with the wonderful motivational posts by so many of us. I will be cooking and have pulled a few re... Read more
July 4th was my last Blog entry?!
Friday, November 09, 2012      1 comments

I had to laugh - at myself and with myself when I opened up my SP Page and read my last Blog entry - July 4th - my goodness - seems like a lifetime ago! And, who was I to think I could stay on track without at least weekly tracking or checking ... Read more
My Independence Day
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      1 comments

I am marking today my Independence day - independent from overeating on a regular basis - independent from laziness - independent from self doubt. This morning I finally broke back into the 150's at 159.5!! I will take it! I restarted... Read more
Through the flurry of June, SP has kept me on track
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      1 comments

This has been a June to remember! Much activity leading to significant stress and emotions - But - I kept on track with my eating and fit a good amount of exercise to boot. Results - down about 1/2 pound and I call that a success! Here's ... Read more
Just a little beyond the comfort zone!
Thursday, June 21, 2012      2 comments

You know what? It's true - everything you read about getting healthy and fit - you just have to DO IT! You have to move, you have to push just beyond your comfort zone. Then, it hits - the slight "need" to do it daily, top push a little more ... Read more
push through the negative
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      2 comments

Rain on Monday, traveled all day yesterday; tired and looking a mounds of laundry and other tasks....exercise? Ok - its sunny - just get out there - ok, not a full hour available, so why not push a little harder over 30 seem minutes. Now... Read more
re-reading to re-energize
Monday, April 23, 2012      1 comments

Back in February I had a blog on "doing for Lent" which talked about mini-goals and following through. This morning I found myself in a quiet house, a tad "messy" from a rainy weekend and indoor projects. I have too many things on my mind or t... Read more
A quick adjustment saves the day and sparks a response!
Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

In my last blog entry I "could smell the 159.5" ... well as past patterns tend to repeat themselves, I slowly let little unnecessary pleasures sneak into my day. A second glass of wine, a few extra handfuls of Cheez It crackers or that slice of... Read more
Break Through Week ---- Check!
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      1 comments

Thrilled - I worked hard and stuck to my goals and success cam my way. I hit a number 162.5 that I have not seen in nearly a year! So my ticker said I was at164....but to be honest, it should have been moved to 166.5 about 3 weeks ago. ... Read more

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