Looking At The Big Picture
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6 comments
Last week I decided that I was going to try to use only my regular daily Weight Watchers points and try to avoid using my weekly 49 flex points and my accrued activity points. I have had a very difficult time meeting that goal. So I decided to... Read more
New Shirt Surprise!
Saturday, December 08, 2012 4 comments
The other afternoon I stopped in a store that was having some serious sales. I had a coupon, of course, and I decided to use it. The coupon was for $10 off a purchase of $25, and I decided to reward myself for all of my hard work. I put abou... Read more
I've Now Lost 15 Pounds Since September!
Friday, December 07, 2012 4 comments
It is official! Today I got my 15 pound award at Weight Watchers. So far I've gotten my 5 pound award, my 5% body weight award and now my 15 pound award. It is so motivating to have the Weight Watchers leader announce your achievement and hav... Read more
Tracking Is Key To Success
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 7 comments
One thing that I have learned on both Spark People and Weight Watchers is that tracking what you eat is key to your own success. Only once this week did I partially track and I am positive that I went way off plan for that day. This is the fir... Read more
5% Of My Body Weight Is Gone!
Saturday, December 01, 2012 5 comments
Yesterday was a milestone day for me. I have lost 5% of my body weight so far with Weight watchers and 35 pounds overall since I started with Spark People. I actually weighed myself at home yesterday morning before working out and I had missed... Read more
It Feels Amazing!
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4 comments
Sigh! My daughter left to go home this afternoon. I miss her a lot but not the way I did the last time she visited. I expected to be a basket case but I wasn't. "Why?" I asked myself. The answer is surprising. I am eager to get back into m... Read more
Shopping On Black Friday
Friday, November 23, 2012 12 comments
Today, my daughter and I went out among the frenzied hoards and did some Christmas shopping. She mapped out our route last night and pulled the circulars, coupons and ads from the newspaper to take with us. We decided last night that we weren'... Read more
My Thanksgiving Blessings
Thursday, November 22, 2012 4 comments
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Today I am thinking about all of the things for which I'm thankful. Here are some of them: 1. My hubby, daughter and extended family 2. My faith and God's forgiveness 3. That the pain from the inj... Read more
Thanksgiving Company and Feeling Under the Weather
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 5 comments
This morning, hubby and I drove to the airport to pick up my daughter who flew in to spend Thanksgiving with us. I was beyond excited to have her visit for a whole week! Usually I drive by myself to pick her up at the airport but I had an inje... Read more
Making Real Measurable Progress!
Friday, November 16, 2012 4 comments
Today after I did my morning workout, I drove to my WW meeting. I got on the scale at my weigh in, and held my breath. I lost 2.4 pounds this week and there was a song in my heart. I listened attentively at the meeting and found that I was do... Read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3 comments
Today, I was back in the water after being out for 5 days due to a skin irritation. I'm still being very careful with my arm and neck. I find out more about my arm (and the MRI that was done on October 30) when I go to the doctor this coming ... Read more
Early Thanksgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 11, 2012 3 comments
Today we are going over to my SIL's house for Thanksgiving dinner. Since my FIL passed away last February, he lived right down the street from my SIL, she decided to go out of town this year for the actual Thanksgiving celebration. I think tha... Read more
Fun At The Fall Festival
Saturday, November 10, 2012 5 comments
This morning hubby and I went out for breakfast. I had 6 egg whites, a banana and 3/4 C of oatmeal with sugar free maple syrup. After we finished breakfast, we walked around our downtown area which was closed off to through traffic. There wer... Read more
Friday - A Happy Dance Day!
Friday, November 09, 2012 3 comments
I slept fairly well last night but at about 2a.m. I woke up with a headache. Bummer! The good news is that I got up, walked around,went back to bed, turned over to the other side and went back to sleep. I awoke again at about 4a.m. because my... Read more
ActiveLink Is Helping!
Thursday, November 08, 2012 4 comments
Last week, I made a decision to do shorter, more intense morning workouts. I also made an effort to stretch more at the end of my workouts. My plan was to decrease my morning workout and increase my activity during the rest of the day, so that... Read more
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