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5% challenge...oh my!
Friday, March 20, 2020      2 comments

On April 4th I’ll be logging my weight for the Spring 5% challenge. I did a quick calculation on what I am projecting my weight will be in 2 weeks, and how much I’ll need to lose during the 8 week challenge. I predict I’ll need to lose 11.... Read more
2020 Spring 5% Challenge
Thursday, March 19, 2020      1 comments

I just joined this Spark team. My first time doing a virtual challenge! I would encourage folks who may be interested in finding more info to click on this link (or copy/paste):
groups_individual.asp?gid=... Read more
Social distancing
Sunday, March 15, 2020      8 comments

It's all over the distance. All bc of a new virus that is deadly to immunocompromised people. Myself included, since I am over 60 years of age. As a retired nurse, I get it. Social distancing is necessary to reduce the rate ... Read more
I did something today
Thursday, March 05, 2020      6 comments

It's raining here in NC... so no walking the hood with the pups. Instead, DH and I went to the fitness center at the clubhouse and worked out. I have bad knees... they have dislocated several times in my younger years. I have to do a lot ... Read more
March Goals
Monday, March 02, 2020      5 comments

Camping for a month knocked the wind out of me! We got home Friday and literally did nothing all weekend! So today is my "get back on track" day. For the month of March I will continue on the skills I acquired thus far on my weight loss jou... Read more
February Goal---Check!
Saturday, February 29, 2020      3 comments

I crushed my Feb goal! My goal was to maintain my weight while vacationing. We got home yesterday, so today was my official weigh-in. I lost a pound!! I was so thrilled! I was actually expecting a gain. Whew! Now to get back to the busi... Read more
Doing better
Monday, February 24, 2020      2 comments

Feeling better about my control. I over did dinner last night, but still stayed within my calorie range thanks to all the walking yesterday. The s... Read more
Maintaining is HARD!
Saturday, February 22, 2020      2 comments

My Feb goal is to maintain my current weight while vacationing in FL. I didn't realize just how difficult that would be! We are finishing up our week long visit with DH's sisters. A mini reunion, so to speak. Two of the sisters are morb... Read more
Lovely walk
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      3 comments

This was my walk yesterday at camp. I walked 2 miles total and it really cleared my head. Gonna hit the pool today and chill-lax (after my morning wal... Read more
Monday, February 17, 2020      9 comments

My goal for Feb is to maintain my current weight while on vaca. I'm getting worried. I use my Samsung health app which monitors my activity and calculates my weight management after I input my food intake. I have been over goal 3 out of 5 da... Read more
Confessions of a stress eater
Saturday, February 15, 2020      3 comments

Day 3 of our glamping vacation thwarted all my resolve to maintain my current weight on vacation. It was the third day of plumbing issues in the kit... Read more
No weigh in
Thursday, February 13, 2020      5 comments

We arrived at our destination in sunny Florida! Mild temps, fresh air, friendly people. Unfortunately, we have had a couple of camper hiccups tha... Read more
Progress on Feb goal
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      5 comments

Day 2 of vacation, resolving to maintain current weight for the month. Yesterday was a travel day. I packed breakfast and lunch, and we ate lefto... Read more
Grocery store steps
Saturday, February 08, 2020      2 comments

Since I've been tracking my steps daily, I have found ways to make sure I get my 10k/ day. For example, I walk circles in my house while my Keurig is making a cup of coffee. I try to get at least a thousand steps before I start my day. I... Read more
Food Rut?
Friday, February 07, 2020      5 comments

Years ago I discovered plain, non-fat Greek yogurt mixed with fruit. It took me a while to get used to the fact that the yogurt is not sweet. So ... Read more

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