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Saturday, December 30, 2017      1 comments

Holidays and company come hand-in-hand. Reflection of the past year and making plans for change can be hard when your house is full of family and friends. I'd like to be able to say that I figured it all out and was able to start my plan with ... Read more
Putting my feet on the floor
Sunday, January 22, 2017      2 comments

My exercise routine involves 30 minute treadmill work every morning after the alarm rings at 5:20. I supplement this in the afternoons with the exercises prescribed in the 28 Day Home Workout Challenge. The latter is my way of trying to introd... Read more
Non-scale changes
Friday, January 20, 2017      3 comments

Reading about non-scale changes came right when I needed it. I weigh once a week on Fridays. This week is my third week of my new eating and exercise plan. The first two weeks a total of 6 pounds came off, but this week the scale didn't budge... Read more
Quick and easy meal ideas
Saturday, January 14, 2017      0 comments

Sauted garlic shrimp with rice, salad Breakfast for supper (egg sandwich) Turkey burgers Soup and Grilled Cheese ... Read more
4 Years??
Friday, January 06, 2017      2 comments

How can it be that the last blog was 4 years ago? I can't wrap my head around that. I have had so many false starts in regards to weight loss, especially over the last year. Often I have know that I wouldn't make it very long when I started. ... Read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

What will this year bring? Opportunity and promise, investigation and entrigue.... Oh, who knows emoticon But N... Read more
Day 13 with Beck
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      1 comments

Day 13 - Overcome Cravings We all have them, cravings. For me it's salty carbs and chocolate. When by body decides it craves them, I now have a plan for fighting back. Beck says that overcoming cravings is easy as soon as you decide ... Read more
Day 11 & 12 with Beck
Sunday, July 29, 2012      0 comments

Day 11: Differentiate Between Hunger, Desire, and Cravings How many times have we said, "I'm starving"? I am sure I am as guilty as everyone around me, but I can visualize hearing those words out of my children's mouths as they were growin... Read more
Day 9 & Day 10
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      2 comments

Day 9 - Select an Exercise Plan I walk 6 days a week with my super-healthy-active-amazing parents. They are great role-models for our family. I love my time with them on our walks. We catch up on what is going on with our extended family an... Read more
Day 8 with Beck
Monday, July 23, 2012      1 comments

Day 8 - Week 2 Find time to be Successful Beck wants us to find time in our week and schedule time to plan out meals, shop for food, and exercise. All my life I have been a list maker and planner. I have always tried to schedule my dinners f... Read more
Day 7 with Beck
Thursday, July 19, 2012      0 comments

Day 8 - Arrange Your Environment -Take 2 Today was the day to go through the cupboards. I was pretty happy overall. I called my daughter and she picked up some cookie making materials left over from Christmas. I was pleasantly surprised to ... Read more
Day 7 with Beck
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      1 comments

Day 7 - Arrange Your Environment To be honest, I just read the title of this section and decided it would be better to wait until I am home to tackle this. Instead I went back and concentrated on Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully. Still being... Read more
Day 6 with Beck:
Monday, July 16, 2012      0 comments

Day 6 - Choose a Coach I knew this was coming, and I already had my short list of names. There was someone from school who first told me about Beck, one of my daughters, or my husband. I started to think what it would be like to be marrie... Read more
Day 5 with Beck
Sunday, July 15, 2012      3 comments

Day 5: East Slowly and Mindfully Yesterday's goal was to eat slowly and mindfully. Beck gives us two reasons why this is important: #1 this gives your brain time to register when your stomach is full and #2 visually noticing and enjoying ev... Read more
Day 4 with Beck
Saturday, July 14, 2012      6 comments

Day 4: Yesterday was learning all about giving myself credit for the good choices I am making. The best thing I did in this department was tell my husband about it. Yesterday morning we talked about all positive choices I and we had made, an... Read more

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