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Changing up food intake
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      6 comments

So I have been working on staying within my new numbers and let me just say it is hard!! I find carbs are the hardest. I am trying to stay away from bread and potatoes. But there are carbs in just about everything else!! Including fruits and ve... Read more
Well, that was unexpected...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      9 comments

My b/f and I ended up joining the gym last night. I had not planned on it. My b/f wanted to wait until he quit smoking. But we were able to get the sign up price down to $100 and it is only $50 a month for the two of us. Plus we will be able to ... Read more
Helpful conversation with a Personal Trainer
Monday, July 18, 2016      10 comments

I am very blessed to have such an awesome neighbor! She sat and talked to me for almost two hours going over what I am looking forward, what my needs are based on my goals and current situation, and focused on future needs. My b/f and I are talk... Read more
Follow-up to yesterday's blog
Sunday, July 17, 2016      8 comments

I am going to meet tomorrow with my neighbor who is a trainer at a local gym. She is excited to work with me on my nutrition. This will be her third niche in her training program (I didn't get to find out what the other two are yet, hopefully to... Read more
Track nutrition and what the numbers mean
Saturday, July 16, 2016      4 comments

Okay, I just want to start out by saying I know how important tracking what goes in my mouth, every day, all day and every single item. I honestly believe it keeps me more accountable and helps me know where my calories/fat/protein/fiber/etc are... Read more
Friday, July 15, 2016      8 comments

Life is full of choices, the good, the bad and the ugly! Some choices are automatic, like drinking water when you are thirsty. I do not have to think about, I just do it. Some choices are painstaking, what car to buy?!?! But for someone that has... Read more
Positive Self Talk
Thursday, July 14, 2016      8 comments

Love this article from Sparkpeople:
sp?id=1206 We are so quick to put ourselves down and that only defeats the purpose of trying to become healthier. My favorite par... Read more
So many things to ponder....
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      8 comments

There are so many things to shake one's head at. If you think about it. I'm going to focus on clothing size for this blog. I wear anywhere from a 12 to 16 depending on the brand/cost. Or a medium to an extra large depending on the cut or s... Read more
My first Sparkpeople Blog
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      9 comments

Well, here goes nothing! This is my first blog and I'm not sure where to begin! Life has begun to slow down lately and I am grateful for that. But I know I will miss that hectic life once my children have grown up and move away. My son will be l... Read more