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Inspired! Plans for a healthy weekend
Friday, May 24, 2019      4 comments

Check out what a member posted to the feed: With these tips in mind, here are some plans for my weekend. Saturday 7:30 Get up and weigh ... Read more
Make-believe Spa Weekend
Friday, May 17, 2019      4 comments

Daaaaammmmn, I had a rough week. No particular reason, just busy. Too busy, apparently, to plan meals, work out, etc., etc., etc. Or should I say, excuses, excuses, excuses... So I'm going to imagine what my life would look like if I had a spa ... Read more
Goals for May 13 - 19
Monday, May 13, 2019      4 comments

Good week last week! I maintained my weight, ending the week at 151.4 and I did really well with tracking and fitness minutes. Mother's Day brunch was delicious and naughty, so I'm not weighing in today. I want to give my body a chance to readju... Read more
Goals for May 7-12
Monday, May 06, 2019      5 comments

Last week went VERY well. Writing down the goals helped me keep my focus. Here we go for a new week! Current weight: 151.6 Weight goal: 151.0 Nutrition: Continue to stay between 1200 and 1500 calories, hitting nutritional targets. Fo... Read more
One Stressful Evening
Thursday, May 02, 2019      3 comments

My daughter Katie had tryouts for her high school dance team last night. She is a little dynamo and has enjoyed the spotlight on her middle school team for the last two years. However, the level of dance at her particular high school is incredib... Read more
Goals for the Week
Sunday, April 28, 2019      3 comments

Shout out to LPORTER2015 for the inspiration for this blog! I'm going to try weekly goals for myself. Today's weight: 154.6 Goal for Saturday: 153.6 Action Steps: 1. Fitness minutes Monday: Taekwondo (90 minutes) ... Read more
I am the Wrench in My Own Plan
Monday, April 15, 2019      8 comments

I've had a rough couple of days. Not emotionally, not due to any crisis or tragedy...just bad decision-making that doubled and tripled with each bad move. Let's unpack this, shall we? Where did it go wrong? * Eating out and not tracking (... Read more
Fixes for a Mewling Kitten (aka me)
Friday, March 15, 2019      4 comments

March comes in like a lion...or in my case, a mewling little kitten. I've been fighting a cold for two weeks and am finally recovered. Now it's time to survey the damage. Good news: I fit in my clothes, which means I didn't gain any weight.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "You can't be 100% all the time."
Thursday, February 21, 2019      11 comments

I am blessed to have health insurance that includes free wellness coaching sessions by phone or online. I just got off the phone from my third session, and one of the lessons I'm focusing on is the quote from this blog's title. I am an all-... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Taking the Scenic Route to Weight Loss
Monday, February 04, 2019      56 comments

I just read the article "The Benefits of Being a Slow Loser," and I'd like to reflect. (Link to article:
.asp?id=2229) Over the last six months, I have lost 10 pounds. Ten exc... Read more
Struggling: What's Going On?
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      6 comments

I'm really struggling with eating lately -- bingeing in particular. What the heck? What can I change? * Tracking. (Preferably before eating, but definitely tracking.) * Planning meals ahead so I don't sneak in naughty foods because "I'm... Read more
Super Psyched
Friday, January 11, 2019      6 comments

This may sound silly, but I'm excited about the following: * Going to my daughter's dance competition tomorrow We're leaving at 6:15 am, and I'll be there all day. However, I have already planned a workout at the nearly location of ... Read more
Workout Plan for the Rest of the Week
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      5 comments

Wednesday I get home at 3:45, take Katie to dance and head back to work, finish work at 7:00, and pick up Katie at 8:00. What fits? * 3:45: Change clothes, take dog for 20-minute walk, do planks, shower, change, go. * 7:00: Change shoes an... Read more
Tonight's workout
Monday, January 07, 2019      3 comments

If I don't plan ahead, it doesn't get done. Parameters: 3:45 Arrive home. 5:00 Take daughter to dance 7:00 Meeting Also, it's raining, so walking the dog is not an option. Due to the time crunch, I will not have a chance to go t... Read more
100 Minute Workout!
Sunday, January 06, 2019      4 comments

After a lazy-bones vacation, I looked forward to a hard-core Sunday workout today. Yes! I had planned to warm up on the rowing machine, something my semi-weak arms are working on. BUT that area was really crowded. Since the Bears/Eagles g... Read more

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