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From Cardio to Cholesterol
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      2 comments

DH does not have a weight problem or a cholesterol problem. He loves the gym. He is my motivator. We got up early and went. I did a great cardio work out today and some resistive exercises. We had to pick something up in Denham Springs. On ... Read more
I have left the 140's!
Monday, May 03, 2021      6 comments

I seem to have made some progress. I haven't seen the 130's in 4 years. I hit 139 for my last Saturday 5% challenge weigh in. I am motivated and am not having issues with hunger or wanting to snack. My portions are smaller these days- and I ... Read more
New Month and a Great Start
Saturday, May 01, 2021      3 comments

Imagine my surprise at stepping on the scale and seeing 139!!! I have not been out of the 40's in at least 4 years. My spring challenge weigh in today revealed that I have lost 6 pounds in 4 weeks! I have been cutting back on my portions, and ... Read more
Root Canal
Tuesday, April 27, 2021      3 comments

I had my root canal today at 11:00 am. I had split pea soup for breakfast because it sticks with me for hours. I wasn't able to eat lunch until around 2 and had a can of Amy's Organic Chunky Vegetable Soup with crackers. Will probably eat sof... Read more
Plant Based Meal Prep
Thursday, April 22, 2021      5 comments

I have a horrible toothache. I have not been exercising because it is very painful. I did a meal prep with soft foods. I made a great big pot of Split Pea soup. I used onion, celery, green pepper, a few baby carrots, Herb de Provencal, turm... Read more
Got my Vaccine
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      7 comments

Got my first Covid shot yesterday at Walmart. I was just shopping and they announced it was available so I did it. Go back in May for the 2nd one. Then my husband got concerned bc Johnson and Johnson announced horrible side effects today. Min... Read more
Happy Wednesday!
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      3 comments

Happy Wednesday. Got my walk in this AM but am soooo sore from my workout yesterday. Going to lunch with the girls. Will stick to a salad. Hope everyone is on their way to meeting their goals. Laura ... Read more
Joined the Gym
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      1 comments

Yesterday I joined Planet Fitness. I used it for the first time today. DH has been going for a while so I rode in with him. I did the 30 minute Circuit and then did upper extremity 5 lb wts in all planes. Then I took my usual walk(3 miles) w... Read more
Spring Challenge 2021
Monday, April 05, 2021      2 comments

I am a little late starting the challenge. Just a little. I have fallen off the plant based wagon temporarily. My Birthday was the day before the challenge started and we camped with friends the whole weekend. Enjoyed some Jambalaya and white... Read more
Upper body work out!
Sunday, March 28, 2021      3 comments

How is this for motivation? Here is my baby doing her upper body workout. She is a little powerhouse. I could do that if I had a tiny leotard LOL. ... Read more
Spring has Sprung!!
Saturday, March 27, 2021      5 comments

Spring has sprung and with it a renewed outlook on life. I revisited my New Years Resolution and sadly- well you get it! I did not do well on the recent fall and winter challenges but I am going to give this spring one a much better try. My b... Read more
New Years Resolution Update-progress report
Monday, February 01, 2021      3 comments

Okay so the number one goal was wt loss and I can only report about a pound at this point emoticon Oh well. My ... Read more
Almond Milk
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      7 comments

First, Thank you to all who took the time to read my previous blogs. As you know, I have been managing my BP with diet. Strayed off a bit and had some take out and ate meat the last few meals. Sure enough it raised. Not high enough to be con... Read more
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Tuesday, January 26, 2021      7 comments

Let it snow cuz I'm not there! Lol. Talked to my sister in Omaha last night. She said they were really in for it. I still get alerts for Northeast Nebraska school closings. They are closed today. Talked to my daughter in Sioux City. She said... Read more
Sunday Noneday!
Sunday, January 24, 2021      4 comments

When we lived in Nebraska our Sunday's were Fundays. We would meet up with our friends at the local bar in our teeny, tiny, little town, and just like cheers- Everybody knows your name.... Not only your name but your moms name, your grandma's n... Read more

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