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And...I'm Back
Monday, October 16, 2017      0 comments

I haven't been on the site form at least 2.5 months. I've regained about 6lbs and my exercise is nonexistent. BUT...I'm back. I'm starting back up. I can't say I'm starting over or starting fresh because I still have the lessons I've learned an... Read more
Bad knee, surgery, lost mojo
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      3 comments

I had knee surgery 3 weeks ago. It was a scope, which isn't all that bad, but my knee swelled and I had to have fluid drained. It swelled back up and is going down slowly but it means it is still really sore. I'm better but not good. I'm hoping... Read more
Preventing Dementia Article from Harvard Medical Publications
Monday, July 03, 2017      0 comments

I copied this article from Harvard Health Publications. It is on Preventing Dementia with Tea. I thought it was interesting. I'm a tea drinker so making sure I drink it everyday is not a hardship. Also, it didn't matter what kind of tea, so drin... Read more
Checking in
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      0 comments

I have not made a blog entry for 3 weeks! I'm dismayed at myself for that. When I started my weight loss plan back in January I was blogging a lot. Blogging really helped me. It's like a conversation with myself. Makes me think about what I'm ... Read more
Been slacking lately
Friday, May 26, 2017      5 comments

My transgressions have been nothing big but I haven't blogged for a couple of weeks, haven't watched a coaching sessions, eating more sweets than I should...all signs of a major backwards slide. I'm going to be extra vigilant the next few days ... Read more
Lunch Today was a Challenge
Thursday, May 11, 2017      2 comments

I had a friend contact me for lunch and we ended up at the Asian Cafe. I straight up asked the waitress what was the healthiest menu item. Nothing! The small cafe has a lunch menu and all the items have way too much food and all are sauced and ... Read more
Today's Thoughts
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      1 comments

I went to the store on Sunday and really tried to make some good decisions for this work week. Simple stuff but food that would help me reach my goals. Summer is coming on fast and I'm feeling so much better with the weight I've lost so far, I ... Read more
I had a banquet tonight
Thursday, May 04, 2017      2 comments

It's that time of year at the University. Lots of banquets to celebrate the years accomplishments and recognize graduating students. I did pretty well, eating wise. ... Read more
Joined a new challenge today
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      2 comments

I joined the Small Successes 30-Day Challenge today. Looks like a good way to keep the interest and momentum going. The Day 2 challenge is to stretch, so I added a stretch reminder to my phone for 6am. I rejoined the Fit Food Challenge ... Read more
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      2 comments

I set my goals for May emoticon this morning but first I revisited my April goals. Some I had total succes... Read more
Stress Eating
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      3 comments

This morning I have been reminded how even just a little stress makes me think "food". I have an event which is scheduled for tomorrow but someone came to me and said it was today. I freaked out a little. I call the venue and they say it's... Read more
April is Financial Literacy Month
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      0 comments

I am the Financial Literacy person on our campus and this month is Financial Literacy month. We have an event coming up this Friday and I thought it would be a good idea to get an outfit from Goodwill to wear and then wear buttons that say "I s... Read more
Every week has it challenges
Monday, April 10, 2017      4 comments

I somehow keep thinking that "this week is going to have some bumps but next week..." LOL! What a laugh. You know, I'm way too old to fall for that line but I still keep saying it in my head and here is the funny part...I believe myself! ... Read more
Made a good choice
Thursday, April 06, 2017      6 comments

I have such a struggle with making good choices eating out. I have blogged several times about it. I try to make the right decision but when I get to the restaurant and start looking at the menu, many times my good intentions fall away a... Read more
Started a new Body Challenge at work
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      4 comments

We had a Body Challenge earlier this year and I won the most weigh lost. Felt good. Now we are starting another 6 week challenge. We all put in $10 and weigh in every week with our Wellness guy here on campus. I thought this might be a way to ... Read more

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