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Exercise and Food Goals for Fall
Thursday, September 06, 2018      6 comments

I had a bit of problem in the summer meeting my exercise goals as I had minor surgery and wasn't allowed to exercise for a couple weeks. I was hit and miss on the rest of it. I'll be so glad when this turns into a habit and is automatic. I wo... Read more
Exercise and Food Goals for Summer
Saturday, June 16, 2018      6 comments

I will exercise for 170 minutes per week. EDIT: 240 minutes per week Treadmill program 30 min per day x4 Yoga 20 min on Friday Leslie Sansone video for 30 min on Saturday 10 min daily stretching 5-10 min walk around the perimeter of... Read more
Diet vs Lifestyle
Thursday, July 04, 2013      5 comments

Diet mentality is all about the numbers. What is the number on the scale? Did I stay under the allotted amount of calories I am given? Did I burn more calories than I took in? Success and failure is defined by that. With this mentality, when I... Read more
Time to shake things up
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      1 comments

I'm back home now and it's a new month so I will work towards continuing the success that I started back in March. It's been a long hard 3 months. I will work towards my June goals since I didn't do much with them. I will add in some stre... Read more
Spark Solution Challenge WK1
Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

Just finished my first week. • What made me decide to try The Spark Solution Program? I thought really it would be a repeat of the information that we can get here at SP but I know I do so much better when everything is structured and pla... Read more
Doing it Perfectly
Friday, May 10, 2013      3 comments

I'm in my second week of a running program; for the first time I have run farther than ever before. Week 3 will begin on Monday and I am to run 3 minutes. I'm already... Read more
Sunday, April 07, 2013      1 comments

Usually I do better when I'm in a routine. I think everyone does. I have found a good routine while I'm away from home. Now I'm trying to figure out why I do better when I'm away and then how to bring that back home with me. I would li... Read more
How do you handle Weight Loss Sabotage
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      1 comments

Sabatoge: Deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something) Saboteurs come in all shapes and sizes. They could be the ones we love; they could be co-workers or friends; The problem is how to handle them once we recognize what they are ... Read more
What are your Reasons
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      0 comments

The reasons behind my health and fitness goals. It's not just to look good in clothes. It's to feel good. I don't want to be another cancer statistic. I want to walk upstairs and not stand at the top trying to catch my breath. I want to t... Read more
What's Your Excuse?
Friday, January 25, 2013      3 comments

What's your excuse for not exercising each day? Here are some of mine: I just ate and it's not good to exercise on a full stomach I'm not a morning person. I need to eat breakfast first. (see excuse #1) If I exercise now, I will ... Read more
The Magic Lamp
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      0 comments

I went to the library yesterday waiting on dh and was browsing through the books when a book caught my eye. The Magic Lamp by Keith Ellis I had read this same book about 10 years ago. Same copy. It didn't get me very far the first time around a... Read more
The Turnaround
Monday, December 03, 2012      5 comments

I think yesterday was a turnaround day for me. I don't know why. It wasn't a special day. Just a random Sunday. I had thoughts of turning around earlier in the week but ... Read more
Time to Choose Differently
Sunday, November 18, 2012      5 comments

It's been three months since my last blog. At that time I was anticipating the changes that were about to take place in my life. Well, those changes are here and they suck. I've recently realized that I think I'm experiencing grief with the los... Read more
Preparing for the Next Phase
Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

My youngest child registered for his classes today at college. In one month, I will leave him and then join the ranks of other empty nesters. This is what we are supposed to do right? Train them up in the way they should go............... ... Read more