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Le Chocolat 2017
Sunday, May 07, 2017      18 comments

I am home after our busy morning. I was up by 6, called my granddaughter to make sure she was up and still planning to walk with me and then had some slow-cooker oatmeal. Granddaughter lives about 20 minutes away. I picked her up and drove to... Read more
Week Four 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 06, 2017      8 comments

Another week has quickly passed by. It was a busy week for me. Again, my weight stayed steady - no loss. There have been heavy rains all week. Areas of the county are flooded. From the news, it sounds like there are other parts of the p... Read more
Why Do You Want to Be Healthy and Fit?
Sunday, April 30, 2017      18 comments

[Let's try again. Don't you hate it when you have a blog three-quarters finished and the computer hiccups and everything is gone? I will try to re-create my thought process.] Spark Guy has us thinking about why we want to be healthy and f... Read more
Week Three 5% Challenge
Saturday, April 29, 2017      11 comments

One would think that with all my experience, eliminating pounds would be easier than it is. Week three and I am down .2. Wow! I suppose it is better than up .2 but does it really matter? Down one day, up the next. This has been my patte... Read more
Week Two Results
Saturday, April 22, 2017      7 comments

I weighed myself this morning and reported to my team. No change. I was down a pound when I visited the dietitian Thursday morning. Of course it was a different scale. ... Read more
After One Week
Saturday, April 15, 2017      11 comments

We have completed the first week of the 5% challenge. I did not lose a lot but the scale showed a loss. I will take it and move on to week two. The weather today was very summerlike. Better weather is an encouragement for me to get outsi... Read more
Preparing for 5% Challenge
Monday, April 03, 2017      11 comments

Our start date is Saturday April 8th. I have been reading and preparing. Regardless of what you have been doing, remind yourself daily "I used to be that way, but now I am different"... quote by Linda Spangle. Starting today, I am ... Read more
Just for fun: 40 things
Sunday, March 26, 2017      9 comments

Borrowed from ONEKIDSMOM: Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? I have never had it 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Tried it once but I was never a smoker ... Read more
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, March 17, 2017      9 comments

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Monday, March 06, 2017      14 comments

This latest re-start is not going well. I am tracking which is a good thing but I cannot see progress yet. I will continue on and hopefully have a break through soon. On a happier note, we went to a Maple Syrup Festival Sunday afternoon... Read more
Life Is What You Make It
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      9 comments

No one is responsible for your weight loss success. No one but you. Yes, you! The day you take complete responsibility for yourself and your ... Read more
Monday, February 27, 2017      8 comments

Focus on your strengths and not your weaknesses. Be yourself and don't wait for the approval of others. But most important, have a positive and h... Read more
Move Forward
Sunday, February 26, 2017      11 comments

I don't know how those who write daily blogs do it. I don't seem to have ideas I want to write about but I like the idea of having a daily blog. Finding an inspiration for the day is how I am choosing to do it for now. ... Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017      7 comments

I was asked where the pictures come from. It is simplereminders.com/ Have a wonderful weekend.... Read more
Day 3 of Latest Re-start
Friday, February 24, 2017      8 comments

So far things are going well. I am remembering to keep track of everything I eat. I have not really eliminated anything but I am watching sugar and carbs. So far, nothing is happening but it is still early days. I can do this. Let's hope it... Read more

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