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My New Toy - the Fitbit One
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      4 comments

I'd been wanting a Fitbit for a while, and Hubby got me the One for Christmas. I must have been using it for just a week, because today I got an e-mail with my weekly stats in it - I wasn't expecting that! So, here are my stats for 12/31/12 - ... Read more
Could protein be the key?
Friday, November 30, 2012      5 comments

I've always tended to eat more carbs, and recently decided to try getting more protein in my diet, especially at breakfast - I was getting hungry two hours after eating a very generous bowl of oatmeal, milk, and fruit. See my "Tale of Three Bre... Read more
I tried a new food: Burger King Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad
Sunday, October 21, 2012      3 comments

I lost 50 pounds eating a lot of fast food (by choosing wisely), so I'm always excited to try the new healthier options that many fast-food restaurants are offering. Today DH wanted to lunch at BK, and I remembered that I've been wanting to... Read more
Getting back on track - Again!
Sunday, October 21, 2012      1 comments

Well, our customer event was a success last week, but the pace is really intense, and invariably, the quality of my diet deteriorates as the week progresses. I did better this month than last, though; I only missed 2 days of exercise, and my e... Read more
Soy Milk vs. Skim
Saturday, October 13, 2012      4 comments

In my recent quest to find the perfect breakfast, I decided to calculate my breakfasts with both skim milk and soy milk. I originally started using soy milk instead of skim when I discovered that I wasn't getting enough fat in my diet. I settl... Read more
A Tale of Three Breakfasts - Continued
Saturday, October 13, 2012      1 comments

So, I did my breakfast experiment this week - 3 days I had my home-made egg sandwich , 1 day I had almond butter on toast, and the 5th day I had a Dunkin Donuts Ham/Egg/Cheese Wakeup Wrap. All breakfasts also included 100 grams of apple and 1/4... Read more
A Tale of Three Breakfasts
Sunday, October 07, 2012      6 comments

Gosh - I haven't blogged in so long - my work life has been hectic, so something had to give:). Anyway, I'd been eating the same oatmeal breakfast for it seems years, but I always get hungry a couple of hours later. So, recently I decided to ... Read more
One Small Victory - Avoiding the Caffeine Temptation
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

This afternoon after lunch, I felt really sluggish and started to develop a headache. I really wanted to make a cup of coffee, but past experience has taught me that medicating with caffeine and/or sugar is NOT a good idea - it only makes me fe... Read more
Walk Across America Final Stats
Monday, July 16, 2012      2 comments

My office held a Walk Across America challenge - here are my results: Dates: 4/23 - 7/13 2012 (12 weeks) We counted 2000 steps per mile, to make the contest about steps taken, and to event things out between the tall, short, etc. Total... Read more
Back in the swing of things
Saturday, July 07, 2012      3 comments

After my last blog, we had a really intense few of weeks at work getting ready for a customer event to be held the last week of June. I'm happy to report that I kept tracking my food throughout, and even kept up with my exercising until the fin... Read more
Pain Free Progress Report!
Sunday, June 10, 2012      0 comments

Gosh, it's been a while since I've blogged - life has been HECTIC! However, I'm happy to report that I've reigned in my eating since my last post, and have been sticking with my workouts. We left home for our neice's high school graduation on ... Read more
A totally erratic week!
Monday, May 28, 2012      0 comments

Let's see - this was the week of food events, and I simply was unable to restrain myself. It started last Saturday with our guild pot-luck. Then, Thursday we had an all hands meeting at work, followed by an ice cream and pizza social. Yesterd... Read more
A totally erratic week!
Monday, May 28, 2012      0 comments

Let's see - this was the week of food events, and I simply was unable to restrain myself. It started last Saturday with our guild pot-luck. Then, Thursday we had an all hands meeting at work, followed by an ice cream and pizza social. Yesterd... Read more
Tried another new food this weekend - TSC All American Breakfast Wrap
Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

We've been enjoying going to Tropical Smoothie Cafe lately, so Saturday we decided to try their breakfast. We checked the nutrition info on-line first, and discovered that the All-American Wrap (Junior Size) had 376 calories. Hubby and I both ... Read more
Walk Across America, Week 4 Report
Monday, May 21, 2012      0 comments

This week I totaled 35.89 miles - less than last week, but still respectable considering the my continuing limited exercise capabilities. I even got in 14,144 steps on Sunday, which is my 2nd-highest day so far (the first high day was when I wa... Read more

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