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special treat today!
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

My sister gave me a Yononas machine for my birthday and I just tried it. I used two frozen bananas, 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract and 1 tsp cocoa powder. Yummy! I'm excited to try frozen strawberries and other fruit combinations. I don't like sweets t... Read more
Monday, August 20, 2012      1 comments

I love how this new lifestyle has changed my outlook and energy. No one could have described to me the feeling I have when I am eating healthy and exercising regularly! What a great feeling! This feeling alone is enough motivation for me to cont... Read more
needing a break
Friday, August 17, 2012      0 comments

I booked my cabin for a week in Sept and boy do I need it! I am running on fumes to get to Labor Day! During breaks I am shopping different kayaks so I can rent a couple over my week to try different style and have abetter idea of what I want so... Read more
Still losing but not being as "good" as I should be!
Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

I've been watching my calories and I am still losing on track but I have been slack on my exercising. I'm tired (typical of my work schedule this time of year) and my will power to get on the machine in the morning is a bit weak. I have one more... Read more
Enjoying the cooler mornings for walking
Sunday, August 12, 2012      0 comments

Maybe its because I was born and raised in Northern Minnesota but I like the cooler mornings! Its so refreshing to get out into the cool crisp air! I hope summer hangs on for a bit and that we have a nice fall. I'm looking forward to being heale... Read more
first walk in a few weeks.
Friday, August 10, 2012      2 comments

I walked 2 miles today to see how my foot would do. Its a bit tired but not too bad. I will try again in a couple of days. Back to the elliptical machine tomorrow.... Read more
Food and Mood
Thursday, August 09, 2012      1 comments

I just demostrated to myself how food effects my mood. When I started this diet I noticed how my energy and overall feelings and mood increased. I loved feeling so positive and good. Recently, through stress at work, a family reunion and a busy ... Read more
New week = renewed effort
Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

We begin again! I hit my 60 lbs and have been less than diligent since. I have maintained by gaining and losing two pounds for two weeks. I have eaten sugars and carbs and alcohol. My body feels toxic. I have relaxed my exercise routine. I feel ... Read more
getting back on track!
Thursday, August 02, 2012      2 comments

ok, Chaos at work has subsided, family reunion is over! Eating poorly, feeling yucky! gained 2 pounds. Back to cycle one! Back to regular exercise! back o track! I can really feel how processed food and eating too much carbs and sugars make m... Read more
six months
Sunday, July 29, 2012      2 comments

I haven't looked at photos of me for a while so this comparison came as quite a shock. Well, worth all the sweat and choices!... Read more
6 months and a new life dawns!
Thursday, July 12, 2012      3 comments

Its been six months since I began my new journey. I have lost 56 pounds and I am confident I can continue on my journey to a healthy body, healthy eating, active lifestyle!! I never knew it could be so wonderful! I am having fun learning new foo... Read more
changing routine due to foot pain
Monday, July 09, 2012      5 comments

Ok so I've been walking for miles, working on my feet and my feet are saying enough for a while. I'm stretching and taking Ibuprofen, but it doesn't seem to be enough so I guess I'll go back to the stationery bike for a while. I don't want to l... Read more
Hee hee hee more lessons learned! I can do this!
Monday, June 25, 2012      0 comments

So in the end I guess I did "reward" myself with food .... but!!!! that wasn't all I did. I made pizza on Friday and had a couple of beers, the following night I made lower fat seafood Alfredo with a couple of homemade brews a friend brought... Read more
Celebrating in moderation
Saturday, June 23, 2012      0 comments

So what did I do to mark the milestone of 50 pounds lost? A little bit of everything. I hiked yesterday and today. Today's hike was longer and more steep hills. Really broke in my new boots! I am sore but feel great that I did it! Last night I... Read more
50 pounds gone!!
Friday, June 22, 2012      11 comments

its been 165 days since I started this adventure and today the scale showed me I have lost 50 pounds since the beginning. I still have not decided what I will do to mark the occassion, but I went for a lovely hike early this morning on one of my... Read more

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