Vacation Pounds--To Freak or Not to Freak!
Monday, June 30, 2014      14 comments

Week before last, I went on a writing retreat/friends get-together. It was at a friend's house and I wasn't sure what we would have to eat and how often we'd eat out. I'm lucky because my friends are very flexible and very accepting of differe... Read more
The Ice Cream Aisle--Making a Choice
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      13 comments

When I was on my way down to Mom's Friday, I stopped by the store to get food for us for the weekend. One of the things I had on my list was some kind of frozen treat. Mom loves ice cream and I had been getting her a cone at a fast food restau... Read more
Walking Away
Saturday, June 07, 2014      9 comments

This weekend--all day Friday through Sunday--I'm caretaking my mom who has dementia. As anyone knows who deals with a loved one with any form of dementia, it can be extremely stressful. I'm lucky that I have siblings who share in the care and ... Read more
Trying to Speed Things Up
Thursday, June 05, 2014      6 comments

Yeah, I'm impatient. I'm so close to goal but have been hovering at the same weight for a couple of weeks. No big deal right? I figured it was good practice for maintenance and I have to admit I was enjoying the increase in calories. B... Read more
Nipping Bad Habits in the Bud
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      6 comments

I realized over the last few days that I have let some bad habits creep into my lifestyle. 1. I started playing a game on my phone in the early hours of the morning, then that spread to before bed and if I woke up and couldn't go back to s... Read more
Friday, May 30, 2014      10 comments

The most wonderful positives are all of you. Your support and encouragement are priceless. I saw my DNie and her wonderful baby today and my youngest DNe. He's 16 and he told me that he thinks I look ... Read more
Setting Goals For Maintenance
Thursday, May 29, 2014      10 comments

I'm getting close, very close to my final goal. Had a routine doctor's checkup this week and doc was very complimentary about what I have accomplished. I've been thinking a lot about maintenance and how to become a member of that exclusive 5 %... Read more
Crazy Busy Doing Yardwork
Sunday, May 25, 2014      12 comments

Once again it has been too many days since I blogged. I've been working in the yard for hours every day and then am too pooped to blog at night. It feels wonderful to get the yard looking good and I'm loving all the exercise I'm getting.... Read more
Updating My Sparkpage
Saturday, May 17, 2014      17 comments

Today, I updated my sparkpage as Alida has been suggesting. Since I'm no longer the O word and very close to not even being in the overweight category, I wanted to put in a new picture too. I'll be adding another picture when I reach goal or m... Read more
Thank you
Thursday, May 15, 2014      6 comments

Thank you all for your kind words, support and encouragement. I'm sorry I haven't been around much but things have been crazy and busy. I had to cut back on some of my internet time. I'm hoping things will be less crazy now. I have con... Read more
Rough Week
Friday, April 25, 2014      12 comments

This has been a rough week. I've eaten healthily and drunk plenty of water, but I've been exhausted all week. Even when I got plenty of sleep. I don't know it is the pollen or whether I needed some rest days or response to the stressful week.... Read more
Very, very tired
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      9 comments

First, I ended up not having another snack the other day when I posted the "So Hungry" blog. Making myself wait worked very well. I jogged 25 minutes without walking today. This was after I walked the Z dog. I decided I wanted to jog wit... Read more
Hungry Today
Saturday, April 19, 2014      9 comments

I'm pretty hungry today. I've eaten well, right in the middle of my range. I keep getting messages on my fitness tracker that I'm burning too much compared to my intake. Sigh. This is after I've made adjustments to better reflect how much ex... Read more
Another Longer Jogging segment
Friday, April 18, 2014      12 comments

Today, I decided to see how long I could keep going while I was jogging. I started by warming up walking about 5 minutes and then started jogging. I jogged for 23 minutes without walking intervals. I got in the Zone! ... Read more
Down two sizes in 6 weeks!
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      23 comments

Can you believe it? I still am in shock. Sunday, Easter, there's a get-together at my Dbro's house. His daughter with her DH and 5 month old baby will be there. I haven't seen them since the summer and have never seen the baby. I am s... Read more

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