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Sunday, April 18, 2021      4 comments

I borrowed this from ElizabethBeck1. Great way to keep track! B Eat 1/2 cup any veggie emoticon Mea... Read more
Time for Some Changes
Friday, February 05, 2021      4 comments

I went to the doctor today and it’s official that my BP is creeping up. So the dr. gave me a low dose blood pressure med to try and gave me a print out for the DASH diet. (Dietery Approaches to Stop Hypertension). It looks like a very healthy... Read more
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      3 comments

In spite of all the inconveniences and tragedies brought on by Covid-19, 2020 was a pretty good year for me. I am retired, so I didn’t face huge issues like unemployment or losing a business, and I didn’t have any loved ones who got Covid and h... Read more
Friday, November 06, 2020      2 comments

I can hardly believe we are almost at the end of the Fall Harvest Your Health Biggest Loser Challenge. It has been the most challenging one for me so far, which I attribute to Covid-19 now being in its 9th month with an end not really in sight... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      4 comments

OK, today is the day! I have been procrastinating for ages about the project of decluttering the basement. There is so much stuff down there now that it is now officially a hazard zone for tripping over things! I got rid of a few things la... Read more
Sunday, September 13, 2020      3 comments

I was thinking back to the great trip I took to New England last fall. Now we have the pandemic and it’s not safe to do much traveling, and my budget doesn’t allow it. So I am taking a virtual vacation of some of the things I would be seeing i... Read more
Sunday, September 13, 2020      5 comments

Well, it’s been 6 months since the pandemic hit the US. Since we are probably facing more months to come, I thought it would be a good thing to review how I have coped so far. It came on quickly in March before spring arrived and plants and f... Read more
Friday, August 21, 2020      2 comments

The fall challenge is starting soon, so this is a great time to assess my progress. I started back on SP a year ago with the Biggest Loser Fall Challenge, and I am so glad I did. It has been a great motivator to keep me accountable and to make... Read more
BLC Summer Slimnastic Challenge Is Almost Here
Saturday, May 30, 2020      1 comments

It is almost June and the Summer BLC Challenge is just around the corner. The spring challenge is over and I have had time to assess how things went before I move into to summer. Overall, I did very well keeping with my program. I had 2 big ... Read more
Getting Ready for Biggest Loser Spring Challenge
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      3 comments

Tomorrow is the big day to weigh in and start Week 1 of the Spring Into Fitness Challenge. I am really looking forward to learning new strategies for healthy eating and getting my body stronger and leaner, especially in the upper arms and core... Read more
Holiday Strategies
Sunday, December 22, 2019      5 comments

I am three weeks into the Winter BLC Challenge and I have my feet wet as far as basics of getting and staying healthy. Now Christmas week is here and I will be testing everything I’ve learned. I have several strategies I think will help me. ... Read more
Monday Is a Great Day to Be Healthy
Monday, November 04, 2019      2 comments

I started off today with 30 min. of aerobics. I am very proud of this. I restarted SP several weeks ago and immediately got sick for a week and a half. So my program started to go backwards immediately. However, I tracked my food and water i... Read more
Setbacks Don’t Have to Get You Down
Saturday, October 19, 2019      3 comments

I just finished the 21 day Spark beginner’s challenge. It was a really good opportunity to fine tune my eating habits and get back to exercise. I am excited about getting healthier again! However, I just got a nasty cold and sore throat wh... Read more
First Few Days on Sparkpeople
Friday, October 04, 2019      6 comments

I started back on Sparkpeople this week after a very long absence. This is not for a major weight loss, more of a tune up to lose 10 pounds. My main goal is to establish a regular routine of exercise, including strength training. I have been ... Read more