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BLC 40 The Commitments
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      4 comments

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100 More DWL: Day 2 I'll start tomorrow
Sunday, April 07, 2019      5 comments

March 19 -- Hoo boy! How many “Last Suppers” have there been? You know, the prisoner’s last meal before the execution of the diet. ... Read more
100 More DWL: Day 1 Others have done it and I have too
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      3 comments

March 18 -- I’ve been thinking about today’s writing prompt since we started the 100 More DWL study on March 4th, because it asks about the successful strategies of other people. I know people who have lost weight with gastric bypass surgery and... Read more
100 More Days of Weight Loss: Seven Keys to Successful Weight Loss
Saturday, March 16, 2019      4 comments

Monday, March 4, 2019 I’m making a renewed commitment to weight loss. It helps that March 5 is the beginning of Lent -- so I have a good excuse for giving up meat, sugar and flour, and everything else that form the centerpiece of my family of... Read more
Limited vision
Saturday, September 23, 2017      4 comments

This week's assignment for BLC 35 is to create a vision board. I thought --I thought--that once upon a time SparkPeople had a vision board maker. If it still does, I sure as heck couldn't find it. So I went out on the web to find one, whic... Read more
SMART Goals for BLC 35
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      6 comments

There are several ways to interpret what the acronym SMART stands for. I'm going to start with my preferred terms: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Timebound Weight loss Lose 13 lbs by the end of the 12-week BLC 35, whic... Read more
Day 1/100: I used to be that way…
Sunday, March 05, 2017      7 comments

Day 1: I used to be that way… Make a list of fears or negative behaviors that hurt your weight loss success in the past. ... Read more
Ten reasons to lose weight 0/100 Days of Weight Loss
Sunday, March 05, 2017      4 comments

With the team that is starting on the book 100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle, I am embarking on paying attention to and thinking about the process of losing weight and practicing positive behaviors. 10 reasons why I want to reach and... Read more
Adding sugar and flour back into your diet -- Don't
Sunday, March 05, 2017      1 comments

This post was originally a comment I posted on a blog post written by MTN_KITTEN after she completed a 30 day elimination diet at the suggestion of her doctor. I wrote it for her, but as I went on, I realized I was writing it for me too. I've be... Read more
Monday, January 09, 2017      3 comments

LIST OF THEMES FOR BLC33 Week 1 Set Yourself Up for Success (Fri Jan 13 - Mon Jan 16)
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Food For Thought -- Monday's Guidepost Journal
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      2 comments

12. Time and energy are not equal. Improve their interaction by learning their unique characteristics. True, time and energy are not equal, so I exercise as early in the day as possible while I have energy and I cook a big pot of something ... Read more
Food For Thought -- Sunday's Guidepost Journal
Monday, October 17, 2016      6 comments

5. Ask why before you ask how. Intention is required to create your compass. Question your choices during this WEC and evaluate your answers. For BLC32, I launched a campaign to follow Eat To Live guidelines. When it comes to diet and exer... Read more
Food For Thought -- Saturday's Guidepost Journal
Sunday, October 16, 2016      2 comments

As people who have this same writing assignment know, I'm responding to the writing prompts out of order, while still addressing four every day, grouping them as suits my fancy. 11. Attempting to avoid negative events and situations proves ... Read more
Food For Thought -- Friday's Guidepost Journal
Friday, October 14, 2016      3 comments

1. It's okay to struggle, it's okay to wear (and own) your imperfections, and to fall flat on your face - as long as you keep reaching out for support and maintaining the courage to put one foot in front of the other. Who can you reach out to f... Read more
My brother's dogs go home
Monday, September 19, 2016      5 comments

My brother picked up his dogs today after they have spent four weeks at my house while he has been moving from CA to WA. I took them on an extra long walk this afternoon to tire them out for the two-hour car ride to their new home. I'm glad to s... Read more

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