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This and That
Monday, September 10, 2012      19 comments

Just a bit of this and that to share today . . . This morning I decided to wear a pair of pants that I've been saving in my closet for when I drop a few pounds. I was excited, because I was pretty sure they were finally going to fit. Was I... Read more
Positive Thinking and Inspiration?
Sunday, September 09, 2012      30 comments

It's only 11am and I'm already finished my fitness. I was up early again, so I went to the gym to get my ST circuit done. There I was minding my own business, lifting and aerobicizing, and I think some guy flirted with me. Please understan... Read more
Great Find!
Saturday, September 08, 2012      15 comments

Thankfully, I seem to be fully recuperated from yesterday's bike ride from Hell. I spent most of today relaxing. I went to an appointment with my son early this morning. Afterwards, we hooked up with my SparkSister, Dottie, and my pal, Dave... Read more
What a Day!
Friday, September 07, 2012      21 comments

It started out earlier than usual because I had an 8:30am appointment at the car dealership. Since I was in a hurry, my breakfast was a bottle of water, a container of non-fat Greek yogurt, and a peach, which amounted to a little over 200 calori... Read more
Quick Update
Sunday, September 02, 2012      17 comments

It's getting late and my mind is a blank this evening, so I won't be writing anything very profound tonight. The past two days have been very busy, but productive. I'm still very on track with all of my healthy lifestyle goals. I guess I'm ... Read more
Monthly Goal Review and Update
Friday, August 31, 2012      25 comments

It's time to review my goals for August and set new ones for September. 1. Since August has almost a full 5 weeks, I'm going to set my weight loss goal for the month at 10 lbs (2/week). ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Key to Motivation
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      272 comments

One thing is for certain with weight loss and improving your health and that’s the need for motivation. You have to find it and keep it. When you’ve got it, everything comes easily. Eating with your calories is “a piece of cake”. Going out ... Read more
Metamorphosis on Two Wheels or Meditation on a Bike
Monday, August 27, 2012      16 comments

When I left for work this morning it was cloudy and by the time I was 15 minutes into my ride, the rains came. It rained on and off for most of the day, but when I got home, the sky was blue and the sun was shining. That meant I could go out on ... Read more
Persist
Sunday, August 26, 2012      13 comments

One of the realizations that I've come to is that, in order to succeed at weight loss and being healthy, I MUST persist -- FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. It's a lesson I've lear... Read more
Quick (and Happy) Update
Saturday, August 25, 2012      14 comments

Sunset in Bar Harbor, ME: I'm happy to report that I rode a little over 25 miles on my bike first thing this morning. I did it in exactly 2 hours, which is my fastest... Read more
Focus, Focus, Focus!
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      8 comments

417.73 miles to Bar Harbor, ME Live Lightly!... Read more
NSV of the Day
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      14 comments

Went to the gym after work to do my ST circuit. A few minutes after I started, a trainer came into the circuit area with a small group of newbies. She was giving them instruction on how to use the equipment. We were changing stations about ... Read more
Sorry This is So Long
Monday, August 20, 2012      20 comments

OMG! There's so much happening! Since I last blogged on Thursday, I've managed to remain on track, despite being busy and working through some stressful situations. My son, who has a disability, is having issues with his liver now and ... Read more
Getting Closer to Bar Harbor
Thursday, August 16, 2012      8 comments

I had a really great day today! Diet and water were easy. Exercise . . . not so much. I stopped at the gym on my way home from work and did my 30 minute, strength training circuit. That alone usually wipes me out. This time it did... Read more
Motivation is a Choice
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      15 comments

Motivation is a choice. That's right. I said it. Motivation IS a CHOICE! Or, maybe a better way to put it would be . . . Motivation is CHOICES! And those choices are YOURS to make, one at a time, each and every day. So,... Read more

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