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The Adventures of Mrs. Clean & Focus
Sunday, May 24, 2020      22 comments

Focus on weight loss! 6 days to lose 1.6 pounds, and certainly not gain and be further away from the target. Sleep. Last night was one of those nights I couldn't stay asleep. I came downstairs and had cereal, milk, banana, WASA crackers and... Read more
Last Week of Spring 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 23, 2020      16 comments

I am 1.6 pounds away from my milestone of 179.0 when my BMI changes from obese to overweight. For the next 7 days I will focus on my problem areas and make good decisions/choices - food, sleep, exercise and motivation. Food. My portion cont... Read more
45 Days of Staycation... After Cruising
Thursday, May 21, 2020      27 comments

Does it seems like I have been stuck in a time bubble? No... I am learning new things, doing new things, living in the moment, not stressing about things that are not in my control; but it doesn't mean this spring has been easy sailing. Ma... Read more
Visits, Phase 2, RV Trip?
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      19 comments

Eating a lower carb breakfast is making a difference in my appetite. Today I had an omelette with onions, mushrooms and cheese. At lunch I wasn't very hungry, and dinner ok too. I am 300 calories under for the day. Today was our first frie... Read more
Tactile Shopper & NOOM Review & Visit
Monday, May 18, 2020      21 comments

Buying furniture over the internet? I really don't think I can do it. We have theater seating in our family room. The love seat and sofa are electric recliners which are great for watching a movie, but not at all comfortable for regular seating.... Read more
NOOM Build Good Habits, Geocache, Cut Meds
Friday, May 15, 2020      23 comments

Yesterday I joined NOOM for a free trial. I likely know most what it takes to lose weight, but it's good to refresh. Eat less, move more! What is the driving force behind my push to lose weight now? I want to feel and look younger, an... Read more
Everything I Need to be Happy
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      33 comments

I decided I have everything I need to live a happy life at this time. This is like the law of non-resistance (in part) which teaches that whenever you resist some situation, you are giving more power to it. By resisting something you are directi... Read more
This Won't Last Forever - Hang in There
Sunday, May 10, 2020      27 comments

I am rearranging things around the house for the lifestyle we live today. It assumes we do not have any guests in the house. There is now a folding table set up in the family room so we can do jigsaw puzzles while we watch TV. I cleaned and rear... Read more
Kitchen Clean-Up & Virtual Images
Tuesday, May 05, 2020      30 comments

Yesterday I did it my first bike ride of the year. I was wearing an industrial mask (from Home Depot) and found I wasn’t getting enough oxygen. I did a short ride and returned home, did a little gardening, then tackled the Spring Kitchen Clean-... Read more
Cravings - Can I Give Up Bread? Get Back on Track?
Monday, May 04, 2020      24 comments

This year I go to sleep listening to Overeaters Anonymous podcasts. The speakers are not professionals, so their voices are usually soft and easy to listen, so I quickly drift off to sleep. I learned from them that to be successful with weight l... Read more
I Will Monitor My Physical Activity
Monday, May 04, 2020      17 comments

I will increase the daily exercise I am doing - duration, intensity, and consistency. Tomorrow I will have my first bike ride of the year. Next week I will have Rebel run along side the bike. I got a special attachment so she can do it saf... Read more
Glad It's a New Month
Saturday, May 02, 2020      24 comments

Note to self remember these 3 things. 1) Don't gather up all the exercise equipment if you are not going to use it. 2) If you find exercise boring and the time goes by so slowly, it's like adding time to your day when 15 minutes seems like ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Cruise Ship Aftermath
Monday, April 20, 2020      56 comments

My husband was in emergency with the symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Atrial Fibrillation (Afib). Sadly I can't be with him. We are in Day 13 of our 14 day legal quarantine, because we were on one of those cruise 'ships'. His leg had b... Read more
Look up for a spectacular show!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      19 comments

The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks Tuesday night into Wednesday, with some 18 meteors per hour expected to streak across the night sky in dark spots. Of course, the performance actually features particles from a comet rushing Earth's atmospher... Read more
Day 12 Home Bound - Diet & Fitness
Sunday, April 19, 2020      20 comments

My recumbent exercise bike is sitting under the sunshade on the lawn and I am using it. I have a cell phone holder for around my neck. I can read online news and watch tik tok hands free, while is do a few miles. I have exercise bands and light ... Read more

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