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Wednesday, June 26, 2019      8 comments

I think I am slowly getting my mindset ready to get serious again. It could be because hubby is wanting to eat better himself so that helps a bit. I just wish we could both get on board and support one another to reach our goals. I still deal wi... Read more
Took a break
Friday, June 21, 2019      5 comments

Earlier this week, I took a break and went camping. I chose a state park that had a waterfall and lots of trails. I spent 3 days and 2 nights. On that last morning, as I was packing up my tent, I decided that 2 nights was not enough, I need a lo... Read more
This isn't about being perfect
Sunday, June 16, 2019      7 comments

Yesterday, I was following links and ended up on Molly Patrick's page https://cleanfooddirtygi I think somewhere within those pages I found this quote, "This isn't about being perfect. This is about being r... Read more
Treat treats as treats
Friday, June 14, 2019      9 comments

I found my Advantage cards and saw this one-"Treat treats as treats." Treat: noun 1. an event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure: "he wanted to take her to the movies as a treat" I remember in the pas... Read more
Eat to live, not live to eat
Thursday, June 13, 2019      10 comments

I saw this article on Sparkpeople this morning, 100 reasons why to lose weight, (sorry I did not copy the link) .I found that about 15 of them were my reasons also. But, for me, it is not about losing weight, but eating better. One of those rea... Read more
8k this Saturday
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      4 comments

A group of us from the running class I took signed up as a team for a race this Saturday. I was not sure if I was going to do this race, but joining a team sounds like so much fun for this lonesome runner. I usually run alone and each year I sig... Read more
Struggling to get with my chosen plan
Monday, June 10, 2019      5 comments

I am struggling to get with my chosen eating plan. I cannot seem to figure out why it is so hard for me to get with it. I just keep making excuse after excuse to justify eating junk food. It is starting to frustrate me that I keep going ast... Read more
A new chapter begins
Monday, June 03, 2019      7 comments

This has been a few rough past couple of weeks: my parents moved into an assisted living place, we had an auction to get rid of "stuff" -- my first experience with an auction and it was heartbreaking to see everything being sold for next to noth... Read more
Vegetarian Flavor Bible
Wednesday, May 22, 2019      9 comments

Vegetarian Flavor Bible by Karen Page was an impulse buy from Barnes and Noble. I found it in the Bargain Area. Oh my! What a find! It lists: Season Flavor Volume Nutritional Profile Techniques Botanical relatives Flavor Affi... Read more
Benefits of a Workout Buddy
Monday, May 20, 2019      9 comments

Sometimes working out alone can be such a bore and hard to have that motivation to keep going and pushing yourself. But if you had someone to workout with you can gain some benefits such as: 1. Accountability - if you set a time and place t... Read more
This week's 5% challenge
Friday, May 17, 2019      8 comments

Oh boy, oh boy, this week was an eye opener for me - Fruits and vegetables. I had been saying to myself for weeks now that I need to up my veggie and intake and having to keep track of how many I was eating on a daily basis is reinforcing "Eat y... Read more
Relaxed yet energized
Sunday, May 12, 2019      6 comments

Last night, I realized that I did not get my daily 1 mile or 20 minute exercise completed for the streak I am doing. So, right before sunset I set off to go to my favorite spot where I like to take photos. It is a road that goes through the wood... Read more
What does it take to turn things around?
Friday, May 10, 2019      7 comments

I see it has been a while since I last posted a blog. I am struggling with getting my eating under control - I think I have run out of excuses. Time for me to get serious and stop sabotaging myself. I am my worst enemy and my stinkin' thinkin' h... Read more
Reward quote
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      9 comments

My quote for today is: "The reward of our work is not what we get but who we become." - Paulo Coelho Too often we are told to reward ourselves when we reach a milestone on our journey, such as a piece of clothing, a music cd, a trip, etc. W... Read more
All you need...
Thursday, April 18, 2019      9 comments

All you need is the plan, the roadmap, and the courage to press on the you destination. _ Earl Nightengale My quote for the day seems to speak to me in particular about having the courage to press on because that is where I seem to be lacki... Read more

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