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10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds
Tuesday, January 28, 2020      17 comments

1. Nutrition tracking 2. Drink 8 glasses of water 3. Menu plan each evening for the next day 4. Intermittent fasting - breakfast 8 AM, lunch anytime, 5 or 6 PM dinner 5. More sleep - in bed by 9 PM 6. Free one hour in the morning... Read more
New Year's Resolution or New Habit?
Saturday, January 25, 2020      18 comments

Today I wrote a piece for our Winter 5% Challenge and thought I would like to find it next year in my blog and reflect on how my new 2020 habits worked out. It seems Jan. 17 is D-Day for New Year's resolutions – the day most people give up ... Read more
Nutrition Tracking, Guest & Dog Park
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      22 comments

I've had a guest for a week. She has always been quite slim and fit and she likes desserts. During this time we ate out several times, had goodies with tea in the afternoons and desserts in the evenings. Aside from my usual duties, I made time t... Read more
Lose 60 Pounds = Blood Pressure 117/72
Thursday, January 16, 2020      36 comments

I had a pleasant surprise at the doctor's office yesterday when I went for my prescription renewals. Because I take BP meds, she checks my blood pressure. She said you must be very relaxed your BP is 117/72. Beg to differ Dr. I think losing 60 p... Read more
Lost 60 Pounds on SparkPeople!
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      30 comments

I did it! Today when I saw the number on the scale I was happy to see my losing trend has continued and I am 2.6 pounds away from my next milestone when my BMI changes from obese to overweight. It's taken me years to get here but it's not less t... Read more
That Good Advice (You Just Didn't Take?)
Monday, January 13, 2020      27 comments

I am in a Facebook weight loss group. Today someone posted that his weight loss has stopped and he wants suggestions on how to start losing again. I have tried a lot of things over the years so I wrote to him. Things to try to see if they work f... Read more
Day 1 of Winter Challenge.
Saturday, January 11, 2020      15 comments

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8 - Triggers & Red Light Foods
Thursday, January 09, 2020      20 comments

I am slowly been working my way through the Winter 5% Challenge Countdown Activities. I have put a lot of thought into what I commit to and how I will accomplish it. What triggers you to overeat, defined as eating and drinking more calorie... Read more
Drum Roll Please! I did it!
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      37 comments

In December I lost 7.4 pounds. At the TOPS meeting today I was the biggest loser for the past month, so 'Star of the Month' and won the fruit basket. I was also number one for losing weight over the holidays. After the meetings I go for lunch wi... Read more
Optimistic About My Next Weigh In!
Monday, January 06, 2020      24 comments

I had great motivation this fall. “Anything that happens in the 10 weeks before New Years, on average, takes about five months to come off,” said Prof. Brian Wansink of Cornell’s business school. I know that's happened to me many times! Rat... Read more
2020 Positive Actions
Saturday, January 04, 2020      25 comments

1) I am weighing in often 2) I joined a Spark virtual walking group 3) I checked my status on walking4fun.com 4) I checked my status on worldwalking.org 5) I walked with hubby & our dogs along the ocean & dog park 6) Walked 12,841 step... Read more
2019 My Best Weight Loss Ever!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      23 comments

This morning I weighed in at my lightest in 20 years! What a great way to end the year and start 2020. I weigh 30 pounds less than my driver's licence weight! I weigh 4 pounds less that my New Years Day goal weight today! I weigh 35 po... Read more
Ready to Hit the Ground Running in 2020
Sunday, December 29, 2019      20 comments

Today in anticipation of the New Year I made a point of looking at things I have on hand that will motivate me to walk more. It was more time consuming than I expected as I had to reset my passwords. 1) My walking4fun.com account. It's a fu... Read more
Down 5 Pounds in December! Best Christmas Gift!
Saturday, December 28, 2019      23 comments

Happy Dance! Down another pound! The scale loves me this month! It's the gift that just keeps giving, the best Christmas gift ever. I am at my lowest weight in 20 years! I weigh 29 pounds less than my driver's licence weight! I weigh 5... Read more

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