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End of one Month, Beginning of a New One
Thursday, May 31, 2018      5 comments

Well, May is over. The Challenge has one more day left in it. Tomorrow, the beginning of a new month. As I reflect on this Challenge the good things I did: Regularly posting, regularly exercising, regularly staying in touch with the tea... Read more
What Challenges Me the Most
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      9 comments

Tracking my food intake! I also know it is the reason I continue to NOT lose weight! I was telling my Spark Buddy that I just eat too much. Don't know why it is so hard to eat less! I am doing great in everything else EXCEPT the thing I really... Read more
What I Like Best About My Team
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      3 comments

Of course, WE ARE AWESOME! :) Seriously, I love this team. The more we interact, the more we are successful in our journey. This team takes support to a new level. Our Motivational Leader, (PATRICIA-CR) is always sending notes and spar... Read more
New Habits I've Developed
Monday, May 28, 2018      8 comments

This is a good one! I have really established exercise as a part of my daily life. I am not a Ninja Warrior by any means! lol But since January I have missed very FEW days of exercising. I have also been developing a habit of thinkin... Read more
How Many Challenges Have I Done?
Sunday, May 27, 2018      2 comments

I have done four Challenges. Two with the Tiger Monarchs last year (our team was dissolved). And two with the Awesome A Team. This is my first time as an Extra Leader. This has been quite a journey of learning. My Team Challenge Leader... Read more
How the Spring Challenge has helped me with my healthy eating.
Saturday, May 26, 2018      5 comments

The thing I have learned the most from this Challenge, aside from being a leader, is how much I need to work on getting more fruits and veggies in. I am also reminded that I have not kept track of my food as well as I should have. BUT I am gro... Read more
Pep Talk to Myself
Monday, April 16, 2018      6 comments

Okay girlfriend, this is your best self talking to you. This is the person you know lives inside of you and the person who wants you to believe you can. So here are some things to remember. This is the way I am already loved and seen by God: ... Read more
Motivations to post today
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      5 comments

Here are my top motivations to focus on the task at hand: 1.) I want to be more physically fit for my trip to Guatemala in July. I will be at 6,000 ft above sea level. 2.) Have you seen how cute my three grandbabies are?? 3.) To... Read more
Learn from mistakes
Sunday, April 08, 2018      7 comments

Yep, That's right! Already made a mistake! Did not keep a snack with me at the wedding. Timing was off and I gave in to the sweets. Then there is my wonderful mother in law, who shows love with food. . . I did okay, but I am learning to cha... Read more
That was then, This is now
Friday, April 06, 2018      3 comments

Really thinking today about what have been my roadblocks to being successful in getting this extra weight off. This is a turning point for me. What used to set me back? Response to stress Response to anger Response to fear I... Read more
Getting prepared
Monday, April 02, 2018      2 comments

Working on getting all my SP information updated, getting a calendar printed out with goals for food and exercise. Meeting with Crissy today to learn some more things about the behind the scenes things of this challenge. Excited with anticipati... Read more
Day 1 countdown to Spring Challenge
Monday, March 26, 2018      2 comments

Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment Strength Training at gym Mon/Wed/Fri 20 minutes Cardio at the gym daily 30 to 40 minutes Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? YES!! Did yo... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23, 2017      0 comments

Hello all! Off to Iowa today for a week with daughter and family. Keeping in mind that I am the only one who makes the choice what to eat. Focusing on my family and not the food. Blessings to yoh all. ... Read more
Monday, October 23, 2017      3 comments

Yes, I am remembering now why I want to do this. I don't like who I am when I do what I have let myself do these last weeks... Thanks for not giving up on me.... Read more
Step 2 on the Countdown 5% Fall Challenge
Thursday, September 28, 2017      0 comments

Do you know what diet you will follow? 1200 calories Found some recipes? working on this. Grocery list? working on this Shop? working on this Do you have the food on hand to get started? yes Have you followed this diet before? yes ... Read more

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