MILKYWAY515's Blogs

There is no magic
Friday, February 15, 2019      1 comments

So many different "diets" claim to be a magic potion to all our woes. In the end, it boils down to getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, making healthy food choices and making movement a part of your lifestyle. Why is it then, I stil... Read more
Cabin fever
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      2 comments

Well, as beautiful as the snow is, this getting a little old. Stuck inside. Going to blow the dust off my elliptical and go for a "ride". Better than stress eating. Wish me luck!... Read more
Beautiful snow day
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      1 comments

Day 14 weather closing this school year; but it is absolutely gorgeous to sit and watch. And, not too cold out for a change, so planning to snowshoe today as it is not below zero for a change. Looking forward to that!!... Read more
Feel so alive
Sunday, February 10, 2019      2 comments

Beginning to reap the benefits of my efforts this past week. Seven days straight, and this blogging seems to help. Made it to church today finally (first time this year, ashamed to say). It has been difficult to get out of the house. So many... Read more
So grumpy today
Saturday, February 09, 2019      0 comments

We have been stuck in the house for the whole week. The good news is it made it super easy to plan for meals and eat at home. Today, we had errands, therapeutic horseback riding for my daughter and grocery shopping. And, attempted to go out t... Read more
New Day
Friday, February 08, 2019      4 comments

Talked to doctor, who does NOT want me to go on the keto diet, however, does want me to eliminate refined carbs. So thank you, everyone, who suggested I check with the doctor. I know better than not to; however so desperate to feel better, and... Read more
New way of eating lasted until 5 pm
Thursday, February 07, 2019      5 comments

Well, 2 hours after eating lunch following this keto plan, my blood sugar took a huge drop below normal. Supposedly, the fat in this keto plan is supposed to be used as energy and will keep your blood sugar level. Nope. At least not for me. S... Read more
A new way of eating for today
Thursday, February 07, 2019      3 comments

For years, I have been this weight. For 26 years to be exact. Gained it when pregnant with my son as an "older" mother. I never lost it. Not even a po... Read more
Another snow day; no school
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      2 comments

So, it is here already...another day with upset plans. Our daughter has no school and hates the disrupted schedule. I am so glad she likes school so much, but the repercussions...not good. So, time for the Plan B I planned for yesterday! Tim... Read more
Winter woes
Tuesday, February 05, 2019      1 comments

Haven't posted a blog since 2015. My how the years have flown and I am still working on my goals. Winter is the worst though. Not the snow, cold, or ice. But the unpredictability of the day. Try to plan, and cannot get to it...a school dela... Read more
Keep Sparking
Friday, September 25, 2015      1 comments

A week ago, I reached a 21 day streak, forming a log in streak. I continue to start my day logging in. It sets the tone for the entire day! Now, I am going to track my own goal of logging in every evening as well. Going for 21 days beginning... Read more
21 days forms a habit success!
Friday, September 18, 2015      4 comments

Today is day 21 of continuous log in; I feel great! I have been trying to keep this streak going, but every time I needed to be away from home (which for the last 2 months has been VERY often) I missed log in. Well, I downloaded the Sparkpeopl... Read more
Foot pain!
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      2 comments

Temporary set back. Called the ortho surgeon and waiting for a reply. Doesn't mean I cannot do anything. Going to find sit down exercises for today. I will NOT give up!... Read more
Not gonna let stress get me down!
Saturday, August 29, 2015      3 comments

Long and short of it, yesterday was a tough day. However, not gonna let stress get me down! Eating a healthy breakfast, getting outside, even though it is gloomy, for a brisk walk, and then cleaning out the clutter and having a garage sale! E... Read more
OUTSIDE exercise to start my day!
Thursday, August 27, 2015      2 comments

Beautiful cool weather, my first time out for a walk since my foot and ankle surgery 6 months ago. How good it felt to feel the sunshine on my face, breathe in the cool late summer morning air, greet others as they walked by....outside exercise... Read more

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