GINA515
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Amusing myself!
Sunday, December 09, 2018      7 comments

Today I did my Vacuum Cleaner Workout. I exagerate all the movements: long Stokes with both arms, lunges while pushing across the floor. My sister sa... Read more
Snacks
Friday, December 07, 2018      6 comments

Weigh-in is not until Saturday. But in reviewing my log, I see that my trouble spot is snacking. All of my meals are on track. But in between I'm reaching for the wrong things, usually emotional eating and always because I don't have a healthy o... Read more
Motivation
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      6 comments

I've been in the dolldrums. No energy, no enthusiasm, no Spark. Overeating. Not moving. A recent coaching article says that motivation can be a learned skill. Two of the factors are remembering why you are doing this and visualizing how it will... Read more
Winter Walk
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday the gently falling snow looked so pretty I decided to take a walk. I went to a wooded path in a nearby park. Six feet in, I came to a muddy... Read more
Visualization
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      3 comments

Today's Coaching Tip makes the case for using your imagination. "Spend 30 seconds visualizing how you want to look and feel 6 months from now." Just 30 seconds! Lots of details help convince your brain that this imaginary future is actually po... Read more
Emotional eating
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      3 comments

1570 calories of emotional eating today, and no cardio exercise. (I got scary medical news. I'm going to be ok. But first there's going to be pain. I a... Read more
Burn 50 calories in 5 minutes!
Sunday, November 25, 2018      2 comments

A coaching article today lists several ways to burn 50 calories in 5 minutes. This is gold! Often I don't work out because I don't have an extra hour i... Read more
What works, what doesn't
Saturday, November 24, 2018      7 comments

It has been a puzzle finding out what works for me in building a healthier lifestyle, and what doesn't. Studies show that people who share their weigh... Read more
Small goals
Friday, November 23, 2018      2 comments

Coaching tip today recommends setting "small, easily achievable goals". That's helpful for me. I am overwhelmed by living in this big, heavy body. There are so many life styles I need to make. It's a new, uncomfortable life. I'm sad, frustrate... Read more
Turn problems into solutions
Wednesday, November 21, 2018      3 comments

Coaching article today says you can solve many money problems by planning ahead and sticking to priorities. Same with eating problems: plan ahead and ... Read more
Workout goals
Tuesday, November 20, 2018      2 comments

Spark coaching article today says I should be burning 2K Cal/day. Geez! I'm not even close.... Read more
Carbs
Friday, November 16, 2018      2 comments

Struggling with depression. Gave in and ate a huge plate of pasta last night. Twenty minutes later I felt much better. Is there a connection between starchy carbs and seratonin? Slept fitfully. Woke with headache. Losing weight is more like che... Read more
Gratitude
Thursday, November 15, 2018      4 comments

My house is warm and dry. My car works. I am not in pain. I control what food I buy and eat. My children and grandkids are healthy.... Read more
Clean Eating
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      9 comments

I'm not eating clean every day, but I'm getting closer. It's been over a year since I've had fast food. Lately I noticed that I'm not even tempted. It... Read more
Tracking
Monday, November 12, 2018      3 comments

Coaching tip today says tracking food leads to reaching weight goals. I know this from business. Tracking numbers leads to reaching project goals. I'... Read more

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