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Anything is possible...with the right music
Monday, June 23, 2014      3 comments

As I prepared for my morning walk I debated whether or not to take my ipod. I like quiet morning walks for reflection and meditation...but I was feeling spunky and thought the music might keep me on pace (I slow down when my mind wanders). ... Read more
Eat the Elephant one bite at a time
Friday, June 20, 2014      4 comments

I really didn't want to go for my walk this morning. emoticon I had waited too long...the cool of the morn... Read more
Summer 5% challenge
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      5 comments

My goodness, but this is an organized, tenacious, and active group! Just what I need as my commitment is slaking a bit. Action steps have included setting up work out and diet plans, organizing equipment, collecting recipes, building shopping ... Read more
Not all protein powders are created equal!
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      2 comments

I was lucky, my first protein powder was wonderful. emoticon A smooth slightly sweet (vanilla) Whey powde... Read more
Either God has a challenge for me or Mother Nature has a wicked sense of humor!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

Went to bed looking forward to a new adveture this morning. All ready to try a new water aerobics class...but at 5 am I woke with cramps ... Read more
The good, the bad, and the...No, I'm not going there!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

I'm going to do this Brittany Spears style...backward (down & up). The Bad is that I have been behaving badly for the last few weeks and have gained 5 lbs. ... Read more
Another Sunday, another fresh start for a new week
Sunday, June 08, 2014      1 comments

My friend goes home today...I need to get back on track. I love her, we have been friends since high school, but we have completely different lifestyles. She was in a bad car accident in her 20s and hasn't been the same since. I was hoping th... Read more
Off to a good start
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      3 comments

My best friend arrived today for a visit. I am planning to encourage her to make some lifestyle changes. Tonight we had a healthy dinner, planned strawberries for dessert but decided to save them for tomorrow, and we took a little walk togethe... Read more
Spreading the Spark
Monday, June 02, 2014      1 comments

My friend is coming for a visit. She is not very physical and likes to eat out a lot. My job this week will be to stay on track and to encourage her to try some of my lifestyle changes rather than me sliding back into her style of living. ... Read more
Persistence Rewarded
Sunday, May 25, 2014      1 comments

I haven't let my family in on my frustrations. They had enough worries when I was in the hospital so I've only shown them a positive face since being home. The day after blogging about my frustrations and my husband, coincidentall... Read more
Coping with a plateau
Saturday, May 24, 2014      2 comments

Frustrated by my lack of progress...I have to stop and regroup. I realize that my initial weight loss was sudden and dramatic due to my hospital stay (not a good way to lose weight!). No wonder I am at a plateau. I went from a week of nothin... Read more
A bit carried away
Sunday, May 18, 2014      1 comments

I am having trouble pacing myself. I get bored doing the same old thing every day so I try to mix up my work outs and meal plans. Unfortunately, when I am feeling really good I tend to do too much physical stuff. After which I am tired,... Read more
1st Ever Biog Entry
Thursday, May 15, 2014      7 comments

Not sure if this is my thing, but I'm willing to try. emoticon After two days of slacking off I really got ... Read more

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