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Meatless Monday Update.. Enchiladas!
Monday, June 25, 2018      3 comments

Week one was classic Minestrone which was a huge success! Week two was veggie chili and also a very huge success. I did inform my husband that the chili had no meat and he opted to have a chicken sandwich with it. The third week, which was last... Read more
Meatless Monday
Monday, June 04, 2018      6 comments

I've been working to eat more fresh food and more veggies and fruit. I really enjoy fresh produce so there is no better time of year to really pack in those freggies. I decided to incorporate meatless monday into my dinner routine because it fit... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge and long term goals
Monday, March 06, 2017      8 comments

The winter 5% challenge is in the final week. It went by really fast!! Even though I will not make the goal of losing 5% of my weight I feel very successful in this challenge. I didn't participate in the last two rounds of challenge and I had go... Read more
Glad I'm not alone
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      7 comments

Our accident the other day did a lot of damage to two vehicles. One is an older small truck my son drives for college and the other is a newer car that is the main car for my husband and I. We still have an older van that my daughter usually use... Read more
That was not the birthday I was looking for...
Monday, April 18, 2016      7 comments

Need to get some things written down and hopefully worked out of my mind a little bit. i'm not writing this to fish for sympathy, but just to help myself cope. Last week wasn't exactly a banner week and Friday didn't seem like a birthday for m... Read more
Why is eating healthy viewed as deprivation?
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      11 comments

I came across a FB post recently that was one of those quotes about life being short so live with no regrets. It went like this: "Eat the damn chocolate cake. Walk in the rain and splash in the puddles. Ride with the windows down. Dance. ... Read more
Sprint, walk or crawl, just don't stop.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      5 comments

One moment, one meal, one walk and one day at a time. I'm making every choice count towards my goal! ... Read more
Happy New Year to me and YOU too!
Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

I've never been one to make a new year resolution. There is just too much stigma around it and it seems like the moment you hear people say it all you can think is, "well, that's exactly what they won't do this year" But even so I can't help but... Read more
To my Champions.. I'm so sorry, I'm failing.
Thursday, November 12, 2015      9 comments

I am disappointed in myself for my lack of participation in this current 5% challenge. I'm just today realizing that I had a day in the spotlight on my team. It happened to coincide with my husbands birthday. That is no excuse however for not se... Read more
Life really does turn on a dime doesn't it?
Saturday, August 15, 2015      6 comments

I went for my routine mammogram screening last Thurs. I just turned 50 this year so this is the first one I've had since I had a baseline done around 10 yrs ago. My doctor's office called me on Friday and said they just wanted to let me know the... Read more
Life really does turn on a dime doesn't it?
Saturday, August 15, 2015      3 comments

I went for my routine mammogram screening last Thurs. I just turned 50 this year so this is the first one I've had since I had a baseline done around 10 yrs ago. My doctor's office called me on Friday and said they just wanted to let me know the... Read more
Set up for success
Saturday, July 25, 2015      5 comments

I have an unusually busy week coming up that won't be at all like my normal routine. I took the time today to plan my meals for the week and shop so I ... Read more
Don't stop, or even take a break
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      8 comments

My word to live by lately is "momentum". I'm determined to keep building the right momentum that will carry me all the way to my healthy goal weight. I know that every choice I make regarding my eating, exercise, sleep, stress management and rel... Read more
I'll take it.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      4 comments

I feel like a shackle has been taken from my ankle and I'm now free to move forward. I've been struggling with a plateau so long and tried so many different things to break it. In recent months I've had times of feeling really broken and discour... Read more
Note to Self
Friday, June 26, 2015      7 comments

That's all.... Read more

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