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On schedule to be 20 lbs. lighter in 2 months!
Thursday, August 10, 2017      2 comments

I was pleasantly surprised this morning to be 1.5 lbs. from my goal for ten days from now! Yay! While not doing everything perfectly, I've been consistent and included more activilty. Of course, it's easier to drop more pounds quicker when yo... Read more
Back to Normal
Monday, August 07, 2017      4 comments

Last week we took my mother for a follow up appointment with her primary care doctor. Because a nurse's oxygen-checker-thingy misfired and she knows ZERO about heart rhythms with pacemakers, Mom was rushed by ambulance to a hospital. The ER ph... Read more
Meatball Sub-stitute
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      7 comments

The family wants meatball subs for dinner. OK, so instead of heading to Subway, we'll make them at home. Classico's marinara sauce is lower-calorie than other sauces (even their cream sauces are not so high in carbs or fat, plus they're higher... Read more
Packing Healthy Food
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      3 comments

On the way out the door for a real estate group meeting. Instead of eating crap there, am bringing chicken breast, tomatoes, almonds, & pumpkin flax seed mini-muffins. Gotta run, but wanted a quick 3 points for blogging to make 100 Spark Point... Read more
Adam Ruins Everything
Monday, July 31, 2017      2 comments

TruTV's "Adam Ruins Everything - Adam Ruins Weight Loss" (Episode Season 2, Episode 2) exposes false information including calorie counting and extreme exercise. The gist of it is that eating a balanced diet of nutritious foods, being active, a... Read more
Farmers Market Trip Yesterday
Sunday, July 30, 2017      6 comments

My daughter and I visited a farmers market we hadn't been to before. We bought tomatoes, plums, peaches, cherries, blueberries, strawberries, Vidalia onions, okra, fig jam, a round loaf of pesto bread, and two fruits I'd never seen before. Eve... Read more
Took Couple of Days "Off" SP -- NOT a Great Idea! :)
Saturday, July 29, 2017      4 comments

This was a hectic, stressful week. While we did plan meals, on Thursday and Friday I veered off course. Only half a pound lost this week, but at least I didn't gain. Tonight I logged all foods eaten Wednesday through today. What I noti... Read more
Increasing Exercise Tolerance
Saturday, July 22, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday and today, I was able to do 25 minutes of cardio exercise, up from just a couple minutes at a time at the start of the year. ... Read more
Mayo Clinic List of High-Fiber Foods
Friday, July 21, 2017      1 comments

Just ran across this and thought you all may be interested: www.mayoclinic.org/healt
hy-lifestyle/nutrition-and
-healthy-eating/in-depth/h
igh-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ... Read more
Taming my Sweet Tooth
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      2 comments

Bought one of those apple slicers online several months ago. (No, not a knife . . . ) Since it's a one-step way to get nice, even slices out of an apple without bits of core left behind, I'm enjoying a Granny Smith every day. The slices go in... Read more
Three points for posting
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      1 comments

Nothing profound, inspiring, funny, or important here. Planned out meals for the day & entered in the tracking section, did a little organizing, and asked a teen daughter to vacuum. Thunderstorms aren't supposed to last all day, so maybe we ca... Read more
Hubby's home today!
Monday, July 17, 2017      5 comments

At first I thought he took a vacation day to spend with me. Turns out he got a ticket and needs to do online traffic school! That's fine -- we'll have lunch & have the afternoon! ... Read more
Sunday night posting
Sunday, July 16, 2017      2 comments

Too tired to think of anything to write. At least all laundry is washed, dried, folded, and put away. Did a little organizing around the house. And now three more points for posting a blog entry. ... Read more
New Workout Clothes
Friday, July 14, 2017      6 comments

While I didn't wait to order on "Prime Day," I decided to get myself some inexpensive workout clothes. The bulky cotton sweat pants on sale from the men's department were not so comfortable, and I decided that losing more than ten pounds warran... Read more
Crossing Our Fingers
Thursday, July 13, 2017      1 comments

Just about ready to send over an offer for the investment property I wrote about last night. The seller has a deadbeat tenant in the house now, and he understands that she has to be gone before anyone can go to closing. He called me firs... Read more

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