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Tracking Easy?
Monday, January 05, 2015      11 comments

I was reading and leaving comments on Spark blogs, when I realized that I should get my tracking done FIRST. I made a grouping for my cereal, milk, and blueberries. One click - BOOM done! I'm using a Lean Cuisine meal and fresh frui... Read more
Say It / Do It
Sunday, January 04, 2015      10 comments

I went to a birthday/holiday party yesterday. I told myself before going that if she served a brownie with ice cream (her usual birthday dessert), I would not have any. However, if she served a Dairy Queen ice cream cake... I would ask for a ... Read more
Kicking 'n Screaming
Saturday, January 03, 2015      7 comments

The longer I stayed away from the YMCA, the harder it was to go back! I pushed myself to go yesterday. "Best 30 minutes of my day!" One of my fears was running into the manager or other workers and feeling uncomfortable because I had ... Read more
I Declare
Friday, January 02, 2015      11 comments

I declared New Year's Day to be a "No Sweets" day. I kept that commitment. I had to remind myself often: "Not today. I can have some another day, but not today." I repeated this phrase to myself: "I Am Stronger Than Chocolate!" ... Read more
It's Here -- January 1st
Thursday, January 01, 2015      11 comments

I bet the scales were busy this morning! I've been over enjoying the holiday eating. I stopped exercising and just let it all go. Not a good choice, but it was m... Read more
My Journal is Full
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      10 comments

Wow! It's been a good year for journal writing. I have a whole book of quotes, stories, advice, memories, struggles, victories, highs and lows, and twists too! Here's just a few tidbits from my journal... Laugh Often Dream Big Re... Read more
Getting Ready for 2015
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      8 comments

I love the image of fresh white snow that no one has walked in yet. Fresh Start -- Brand New *No mistakes *No giving up *This always happens hasn't happened ... Read more
Why Do I Want To Lose Weight?
Monday, December 29, 2014      8 comments

I just read a great article by Coach Nicole: "Why Do You Really Want to Lose Weight?" www.sparkpeople.com/blog
/blog.asp?post=poll_whats_
your_big_picture_goal Of course, I want to lose weight to be healthy and lo... Read more
Year End Thoughts
Sunday, December 28, 2014      8 comments

When it comes to weight... I went the wrong way. I gained 30 pounds this year. I could explain how it happened, but that would be a long negative blog. Instead, I'm going to write about my plans to change directions!! Drinking 8 gla... Read more
Ready, Set, Go!
Friday, December 26, 2014      7 comments

"And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were." ~Rainer Maria Rilk... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Word About Guilt
Thursday, December 18, 2014      41 comments

I signed up for the December challenges on my favorite team. Then I missed the weigh-in day. (A little guilt.) Then I missed checking the Secret Santa thread (more guilt). I didn't chat with my friends (another helping of guilt). I stopped ... Read more
It's Dancing Time
Thursday, December 11, 2014      7 comments

Even though I have Yoga after work, I'm going to dance this morning! It feels good and I know that I should now... ... Read more
Changing My Focus
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      7 comments

With a little help from my friends emoticon I've realized that my focus has been on what I'm doing "wrong" in... Read more
First Time Yoga
Friday, December 05, 2014      9 comments

Took my first yoga class. I was amazed at the instructors strength and flexibility. I couldn't do a lot of the moves, but I could do more than I thought! ... Read more
Second Day of Christmas
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      6 comments

Track two meals... done! I even tracked before I ate today. Working on tomorrow's menu tonight. I do so much better when I track so I'm practicing, practicing, practicing until it becomes a habit. ... Read more

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