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Going Slow and Hoping I Can Stick the Landing
Sunday, December 17, 2017      5 comments

I’m trying to lose weight and amp up my activity slowly so it becomes permanent. I am trying to lose weight I regained. I don’t want to keep doing this Groundhog Day routine. I need to make this weight loss and the healthy lifestyle changes stic... Read more
Frog Spotting
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      3 comments

Mark Twain said this, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” I never heard this. Imagine the look on my face when my bo... Read more
Planning for a lunch meeting
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      4 comments

We are having a 2 hour lunch nah meeting. Ugh. The boss is ordering lunch in double ugh. It's going to be unhealthy. I packed my snacks. I have my water bottle. I'm going to stop by somewhere on the way in on my walk and grab a kale salad. I ne... Read more
Father's Day
Monday, June 19, 2017      2 comments

My husband and I went to a combo Birthday, on Sunday Graduation, Fathers Day cookout. Now that's some multi-tasking. I met another woman with worse back problems than me. She had so much pain from her injured discs she her vertabrae fused and w... Read more
500 calories
Saturday, June 17, 2017      3 comments

2 years ago my husband gave me an Apple Watch for Mother's Day. I love it, it's great. I set the activity goal for something I thought I could achieve like 400 calories. Over time the watch lets you see when you are consistently hitting the goal... Read more
100th Blog
Thursday, June 15, 2017      6 comments

Today I'd walked 2 miles to Whole Foods to get my vitamins and probiotics. I burned 672 calories, my husband took me to dinner, and I still had a 332 calorie deficite.... Read more
June 14, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      2 comments

I got a 4 mile walk in before the blazing sun popped over the tops of the houses and trees. So I've done my exercise for today. I'm feeling so much better now that I've lost a few pounds. During the wedding/audit convergence I actually got so bl... Read more
June 13, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      5 comments

I have been trying to really watch my calories for the last few weeks. I've been eating more protein which was initially difficult but I'm getting used to it. Tomorrow I am taking the day off to take my mom to the doctor. Over the last two weeks... Read more
Thursday, June 08, 2017      2 comments

A year of audits are so over. The reviewers tell me that we will likely have another one on a specific topic but whatever. I'm currently nursing a headache from a combination of stress and bad food. I need a nap and a walk and some ibuprofen. ... Read more
April 18 ahhhhhhhhhhh spring
Monday, April 17, 2017      1 comments

Still working on blasted audits. I feel the end is near. They are running out of stuff to review. Took extra time for exercise this morning. Ride my bike and walked to work on the river walk. It's open all the way to riverside plaza. I have to w... Read more
Where did March go?
Sunday, March 19, 2017      1 comments

I've had several showers to attend this month. The first was a diet disaster on par with the Fat Tuesday nightmare. The shower yesterday had veggie wraps! Which were freaking awesome. Despite the 2 big days of not being reasonable with my d... Read more
New Food Alert March 6
Monday, March 06, 2017      3 comments

On Saturday I took my daughter to Whole Foods to restock her pantry before her trip back to school. They had kumquats and golden berries on sale. We grabbed a container of each. We ate them plain along with strawberries, raspberries and blackber... Read more
March 5th
Monday, March 06, 2017      1 comments

My daughter left for spring term yesterday. I had my doctors appointment today and he agreed orthotics could help. YESSSS! I got home in time to gather a... Read more
March 3
Saturday, March 04, 2017      1 comments

Check up with my rheumatologist yesterday morning. We spent some time discussing my feet which are the one area that my RA meds have never improved. My feet are rather depressing. Matatarsal damage, hammer toes, flat feet all make exercise hard.... Read more
March 1
Thursday, March 02, 2017      1 comments

Skipper's new prescription food arrived. 2 days ago. He loves it so transitioning is going to easy on the intake side. There were terrible storms the fir... Read more

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