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Saturday Report - a mixed bag.
Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

OK, I'm going to confess. I only tracked a couple of food items today because I really have no idea how much I ate. It's the first time since I had to resume tracking on the weekends that I haven't tracked every single thing I put into my mout... Read more
Our tastes they are a-changin ...
Monday, May 14, 2012      4 comments

It's funny how sometimes things we say come back to bite us in the fanny: A Sparker whose blog I follow wrote an entry about trying the McDonald's Filet of Fish after making major changes in her life, and finding that she didn't like it at ... Read more
Walk Across America, Week 3 Report
Monday, May 14, 2012      1 comments

This week I totaled 38.6 miles, which is much better than I expected to do while giving my back a break. It was definitely helped by my weekend high-steps days - lots of errand running both days, and an almost hour-long walk with hubby on Sunday... Read more
I think I've found a to-do system I like - Kanban
Sunday, May 13, 2012      0 comments

The past month or so, the weekends have seemed like we've been doing nothing but running running running errands, but at the end, I never felt like I had accomplished much (though I know in my heart that that's a lie that my incarnation of All o... Read more
Walk Across America, Week 2 Report
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      0 comments

I increased my mileage a little this week, totalling 40.99 miles: here are my daily #s compared to last week: M 3.92 / 4.95 T 6.94 / 7.62 W 6.02 / 6.62 R 6.55 / 6.34 F 5.57 / 6.34 S 5.70 / 4.40 S 5.21 / 4.71 I'm sure Week 3's ... Read more
I tried a new food today - Bob's Red Mill Organic Buckwheat Creamy Hot Cereal
Saturday, May 05, 2012      2 comments

I LOVE hot cereal, and saw this mentioned in someone's blog, so I thought I'd try it. I followed the microwave directions, using 3/4 cup water to 1/4 cup cereal. The directions said to microwave for 3-5 minutes, but after 2 minutes the w... Read more
Listening to my Body (and the consequences of not!)
Saturday, May 05, 2012      0 comments

Well, I was so excited that I had gotten up to a 15/15 minute split between the treadmill and elliptical at the gym in the mornings. I was even finding the elliptical so fun that I would often go in time to whatever music was playing, often get... Read more
Walk Across America, Week 1 Report
Monday, April 30, 2012      1 comments

Well, I've completed my first week of our office's Walk Across America challenge, and did better than I expected. Between the treadmill, elliptical, and other steps (calculated by pedometer), I totaled 39.9 miles this week: M 3.92 T 6.94 ... Read more
Week 10 recap
Monday, April 23, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday marked the end of my 10th week of consistent (yet very moderate) exercise, and about 6 weeks of tracking every single day (including the weekends). On 4/16, I weighed 130, and today the scale said 123.1 - just .1 over my ideal wei... Read more
Walk Across America - starts tomorrow, and other news
Sunday, April 22, 2012      0 comments

My workplace is having a 12-week Walk Across America challenge starting tomorrow, 4/23/2012. We've formed teams of five people, and the object is to be the first team to reach the 2600 miles. They even got very nice pedometers for us for only ... Read more
Feeling a little overwhelmed - but didn't ruin my streak!
Sunday, April 15, 2012      0 comments

Well, it's 7 minutes past bedtime, but I need to do this journaling. Friday was the first day in over 8 weeks that I missed doing my PT exercises. I did do my AM "cardio," but had to go home to mind the landscapers, and it was going to be... Read more
Starting to see results
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

I'm now into my 9th week of consistent exercise, and am starting to see more obvious results. My legs have already been feeling firmer to the touch for a few weeks, and now they're starting to look less lumpy/flabby too. I think the add... Read more
Exercise = Exorcise?
Saturday, April 07, 2012      2 comments

My husband has re-started working on some of his health goals this week, and it's trickling over to me, which is wonderful: He's going to work early (which means getting up at 6 AM with me). However, he's actually making the effort to have... Read more
Seven (consecutive) weeks of consistent exercise behind me.
Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

I was setting up my exercise log for the upcoming week yesterday, and realized that I've gone to the gym diligently for SEVEN whole weeks - I can't believe it. I started with 10 minutes at a time on the treadmill at 2.0 mph, and a few of ... Read more
I tried something new today for dinner
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments

I'm trying to use up some stuff from the fridge while DH is away on business, and discovered an aseptic package of silken tofu (soft) that a friend left at our house back in November. I remembered seeing a recipe for a "tofu scramble" somewhere... Read more

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