Tomorrow is the start of my 6 week makeover
Sunday, May 31, 2015 2 comments
For the last 6 weeks I kind of let life take over and stopped logging (always a mistake for me), didn't go to the Y but just a few times, and this morning my weight was up a 1 lb from my lowest sighting so not bad - pretty much a plateau. W... Read more
Life is almost back to normal - what's normal?
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3 comments
Taxes went in - we had to pay a lot but if you consider why - then I am truly blessed. Chicago trip was a success, we enjoyed it a lot. House got painted and looks fabulous - we got house put back together so we no longer look like hoa... Read more
The world is spinning too fast
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4 comments
My health has returned, cold lasted a week which is actually long for me. I did not log food one day and today had to catch up for 3 days. I walked on Saturday but no other exercise,life has gotten busy and routines have gone out the window. ... Read more
I think coughing burns a lot of calories
Thursday, April 02, 2015 4 comments
I am sick - I NEVER (OK Rarely) get sick. I am not a good sick person. I have a chest cold - I tend to get chest colds - coughing hurts so much, my throat is raw from coughing, my ears hurt and my main bronchial is flaming - so I know when to c... Read more
You are a product of the choices you make or allow others to make for you.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 3 comments
Choices! I have made a lot of them, not always good ones. I have often not stopped other's choices from influencing me either. What is more important than the choices you make is learning from the choices you make. Everything we do has a ... Read more
Change in routine can cause issues - how do YOU deal?
Thursday, March 26, 2015 2 comments
I had the best routine and it works. Then we went on vacation. It was a fabulous vacation and I did well on diet and exercise as best as I could. I hit my step goal every day and way surpassed it most days, we chose active activities. We... Read more
I teach math with my food log
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3 comments
I am a math teacher. I do a lot of math when I log my food - I work with fractions, decimals, proportion, equations. Example when I need 5 servings of instant mashed potatoes but the recipe is for 4 or 6 - how do you know how to make only 5. ... Read more
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 5 comments
I am consistently losing 1 to a little more per week so I will just keep on keeping on. My smoothy has gotten calorie ridden but that is when I really started picking up in my weight loss - I added my healthy fats to my smoothy since I don'... Read more
Motivation comes in the strangest forms
Thursday, March 05, 2015 1 comments
Today I was having an I don't wanna day. It was icey, I was not in much of a mood to go to the YMCA, my son had a 2 hour delay and I offered to let him ride with me instead of take the bus to give him an extra 30 minutes to finish a paper he wa... Read more
Wednesday night check in
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5 comments
Daily blogging doesn't seem necessary for me anymore. Food we've got down, I plan 2 weeks at a time and write it on a wipe off calendar in my kitchen so everyone knows what to cook, we make enough leftovers for lunches the next day usually ... Read more
Another week but doing great!!
Friday, February 27, 2015 2 comments
My plan to blog daily has not really happened - I make sure I log my food after each meal and especially before I eat dinner. I plan my meals, I go exercise, I drink water but sometimes I simply don't have time to blog. So far I have lost ... Read more
Saturday, February 21, 2015 0 comments
Yesterday we had a 2 hour delay but since I work at a homeless shelter as their teacher in the mornings - I didn't delay as they hadn't had class all week. Found out that another snow front was moving in that night and my 16 year old son had hi... Read more
Have you ever revisited your blogs?
Thursday, February 19, 2015 1 comments
I started sparkpeople over 5 years ago but quit and then my e-mail changed and I forgot my log in. So 2 years ago I restarted with new name - I made it 2 months, last year I started and made it about 3 months or so I went back and reread my bl... Read more
Inches vs. pounds -Inches are winning
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1 comments
I have lost a ton of inches and I have also lost 8 lbs - when I think that I would like to lose 80 lbs total 8 is 1/10 of the way there or 10%. I have been doing this for 6 weeks so that is an average of 1.3 lbs a week. The last time I measure... Read more
Valentines weekend was an amazing celebration of food and weight loss.
Monday, February 16, 2015 3 comments
I can't believe it has been 11 days since I last posted. That is crazy how time flies - it has been a week since I stopped using the coach as I didn't feel I needed it. I log my food everday and my exercise but everything else I don't seem to... Read more
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