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5K Color Run UPDATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014      6 comments

I did it!!! It took 49 minutes, but that's not too bad for my first! I had a great time! I got covered with powdered paint and I am so happy that I did it!!!! I am walking on air tonight! And I am raring to go for Zumba in the morning!... Read more
5 K Color Run!!!
Saturday, September 27, 2014      4 comments

Well, this is it.....down to the last hours before I embark on my first 5 K. I am excited and nervous at the same time! Went over to one of my team mates house (We are the Zumba Dancers in God's Army Team!) and we made T-shirts. It was fun, we b... Read more
Exercising away from home
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      4 comments

I am away from home for the rest of this week. So tonight I went into the fitness room at the hotel I am in. I walked on the treadmill for 60 min. I think it is much easier to walk at home, on the street. ... Read more
Humidity Will Not Stop Me!!!!!
Saturday, September 06, 2014      8 comments

Today my Zumba Instructor invited me to a Zumba Demo with her. It was sooooo humid, but we made it through! I wasn't feeling too good all day after. Been drinking lots of water, which is helping. We do not have to let circumstances stop us... Read more
Excuse Busters
Sunday, August 24, 2014      1 comments

I have been making some excuses lately, to get out of walking, which is crazy, because I love t walk. So the next time I try and talk myself out of walking....I will call my SIL and talk myself into walking. I will remind myself about how ... Read more
Fall is in the Air
Friday, August 15, 2014      1 comments

I did not do so well in the motivation department yesterday. Fall is in the air, and that makes me want to begin knitting and crocheting. These are not bad things, I love to do them. The problem is that, when I start on a project, I work at it u... Read more
My 5 % Goal
Saturday, August 09, 2014      7 comments

Well, today I not only reached my 5% goal, I lost an extra pound! So Happy about this. I still have a way to go, but I have now lost 13 lbs! Before at 145 lbs ... Read more
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      3 comments

Today my action step is to list three accomplishments. This seems like it might be a difficult task, but here I go. 1. Planted a garden this year 2. Been taking care of this garden 3. Ate a salad from my garden!!!!! That was easier... Read more
Check one off the Bucket List
Saturday, August 02, 2014      5 comments

Well, my wonderful Husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. We went to Bar Harbor and went on a whale watch. I have always wanted to do this, and now I have! We started out, getting our tickets. Of course when you get into ... Read more
Monday, July 28, 2014      3 comments

Well, I was hoping that this week I would be celebrating my 5% loss goal. But, because I got very busy last week, I didn't do very well on my meals. I didn't overeat, but I missed some meals, and didn't meet my caloric needs for quite a few days... Read more
On My Way!
Saturday, July 19, 2014      2 comments

I have reached the 1/3 mark of my weight loss goal. I started out at 150 lbs, set my goal at 120. Today my weight in was 139! I have lost 11 lbs! Back in June I joined the summer 5% weight loss challenge! My goal for the challenge is 138 l... Read more
New Health Goal
Thursday, July 10, 2014      4 comments

I have been on several different medications, for different illnesses that have been going on in my body for quite some time. I have to take a cholesterol medicine due to heart disease and of course high cholesterol. The last time I had it check... Read more
Fun with my granddaughter, and healthy too!
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      4 comments

Well, today I tried something new! I read an article yesterday about geocaching, so today I joined www.geocaching.com and took my granddaughter on a walk to find our first treasure! It was really fun for me to give her the clue and find the cach... Read more
All or Nothing
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      1 comments

Hmm, I don't really remember the last time I had this way of thinking. I have been working very hard to stay on track. So even a few minutes of exercise is better than nothing. I do feel better about myself if I get in the maximum amount for my ... Read more
If scales did not exist
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      5 comments

I would probably be happier with the weight I am at now. I have lost 7 lbs since I began this journey. When I really look at that number I think wow! That's pretty good! Not looking at that number, and focusing on how I feel, I think wow t... Read more

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