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Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail!
Wednesday, March 25, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday was a no plan day.....and while it could have ended up in a failure, I pulled though with some things and the end of the day, mainly housework, good eating, a recommitment to planning one's days and no alcohol!! Today I am so far ... Read more
New week at Accountability! #3
Monday, March 23, 2015      2 comments

Crazy me, but I like Mondays. For me it is a reset for the week or from the weekend! So today I had my plan and have stuck to it thus far! I had a good breakfast and lunch, hydrating and have gotten in my workout and a trip to the Orthopedic ... Read more
Accountability 2
Friday, March 20, 2015      3 comments

So here is my next entry on my quest to accountability and success - again! I worked out m, t, w of this week - I took off Thursday as my body told me to and this morning I was raring to go! I got an hour's workout in at a fitness center l... Read more
Pity Party is Over - accountability = success
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      2 comments

I Just reread a blog of mine from a year ago. I was beginning a journey at a new gym and I have to report it was fantastic and I was SUCCESSFUL - dropped well into the 150's, a goal of mine and even hit the 148 for a few weeks. Unfortunate... Read more
Meaningful Motivation
Monday, March 24, 2014      5 comments

For the past 6 months I have been working out at a Total Body Gym - this is a gym that is very focused in how they teach and getting you to train effectively. You are never forced to do more than you can, just motivated to try the next level an... Read more
#4 Guess its that middle age thing
Friday, November 08, 2013      8 comments

I am behind in A-Blog-A-Day, but I thought I would still go in order of the intitial prompts provided - Here is #4: 4. What motivates you to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle? In thinking about this question, a common thread that ... Read more
# 3 - The big goals question - not sure?
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      4 comments

3. What is your big picture, long-term goal? Why is this goal the one you work towards? To answer this honestly, I have to say simply that I am not sure. Big pic, long term goal ? wow. Well: We as a household are moving into that ... Read more
Blog #2 on 3-week blog quest - "I CAN meet Goals I! Set."
Monday, November 04, 2013      7 comments

2. Imagine you have met your new short- or medium-term goal or challenge. What would you like to say happened for you while you were working toward that goal? Why the "!" after the word I? Well, too many times when one is a stay at home m... Read more
"Yes, let's go do that!"Goal Setting - blog-a-day #1
Friday, November 01, 2013      6 comments

Have you set a new short- or medium-term goal or challenge recently? Do you have a goal or challenge that you have been working on for a while? What is it? What do you hope to gain from it? This year, I set an overall goal to honestly go a... Read more
Sometimes you just have to enjoy yourself.
Monday, August 12, 2013      6 comments

Sometimes you have to just enjoy yourself, no guilt. And that is surely what I did this past weekend. Actually, the weekend started off on Thursday night. My husband and I were home with only our 18 year old daughter and we decided to t... Read more
A few US Open Pictures posted
Thursday, June 20, 2013      3 comments

I find myself jammed for time - put a few photos from the practice days (when you can take photos) Pictures are in my photo portion of my page... Read more
US Open and Merion Golf Club - more to come I promise
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      2 comments

I had a fantastic week working and spectating at the US Open - If you read about it or watched it - it was truly everything they said. I am just so jammed for time this and last week that I haven't been able to write about the experience. ... Read more
It's a Golf Crazy Time here in Philadelphia
Monday, June 10, 2013      2 comments

This is not really a health/fitness/weight loss motivational blog - rather I just thought it would be fun to write about my experience working as a hole marshal at the 2013 US Golf Open at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA. I am very appr... Read more
All in All, not bad
Friday, June 07, 2013      4 comments

In my son's competitive swimming, when you remain within 10% of your most recent personal best time, you are doing just fine. With that in mind, just how could I be upset with a 1lb upward blip to 160 from my recent break into the 150's? I... Read more
I guess the habit is breaking
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      9 comments

Last night I just felt something - after a wonderful Senior Awards night at our daughter's High school where she won 2 awards, we returned home to have dinner at about 9pm. It would have been a very nice occasion to celebrate with a glass of wi... Read more

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