Healthy Habits Week 2 Report
Monday, January 17, 2011      2 comments

Starting weight 199 Week 1 weight 197 Week 2 weight 197 Healthy Habit #1 Stay connected 7/7 Healthy Habit #2 Track daily and stay in range 7/7 Healthy Habit #3 Exercise daily 6/7 Healthy Habit #4 Eat 5 fruits & veggies 6/7 ... Read more
Diet Delusions
Friday, January 14, 2011      4 comments

Today was my weekly weigh in and my weight was the same. This stall gave me a chance to reflect on how my week went. All in all it was a successful week. I had one day over my range and I had good workouts 5 of the 7 days with minimum workout... Read more
Healthy Habits Week 1 Report
Sunday, January 09, 2011      4 comments

One of the teams I am participating in is the 12 months of Healthy Habits team. The team's goal is to keep us following the healthy habits we learned in the 12 weeks till Christmas challenge. To keep myself accountable and have a personal rec... Read more
Putting away Christmas
Saturday, January 08, 2011      5 comments

2011 is well underway with a week under our belt. I am excited to begin the year 10% lighter than I began 2010. I navigated several potentially fat forming situations during the holiday season that gave me confidence that I can keep up this li... Read more
Friday- My favorite day
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

Friday is my favorite day of the week. On Friday you get to plan and anticipate the freedom of the weekend. On Saturday reality sets in and you have to get busy catching up on all of those things you couldn't get done Monday through Friday. O... Read more
Getting back to work
Monday, January 03, 2011      3 comments

Today is my first day back to work after 14 days off. While some dread the end of vacation I see it as a chance to put some structure back into my routines. I did stay within my calorie and fitness guidelines all but one day of the break but I... Read more
Headed home tomorrow
Thursday, December 30, 2010      3 comments

Today was our last full day with the grandkids. 3 of our family are sick with the stomach flu. I am feeling a bit squimish but not like the ones who are really down. It could be an interesting road trip if everyone has not recovered. We will... Read more
Reached our destination
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      3 comments

We made it to Virginia today after a slow, snowy drive across the mountains of West Virginia. It is cold here but not snowing. The granddaughters were excited to see us and of course we are always thrilled to see them. I believe that grandki... Read more
Road Trip
Sunday, December 26, 2010      3 comments

We have just settled down in our motel after covering 700 miles today. 400 tomorrow and we will be at our destination. I got in 20 minutes on the treadmill this morning than did 15 minutes of cold outside walking this evening. It looks like I... Read more
Merry Christmas
Friday, December 24, 2010      3 comments

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to my English speaking friends. To all my friends celebrating in different areas of the world now and tomorrow: Feliz Navidad; Maligayang Pasko!; Gun Tso Sun Tan'Gung Haw Sun; Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen T... Read more
Last Chance Workout
Thursday, December 23, 2010      3 comments

I am getting ready to head out for my "last chance workout" before my weigh in tomorrow for the 12 Weeks to Christmas challenge. I am weighing in a day early because I am guessing that my grown children wouldn't appreciate me prancing around in... Read more
Vacation days rock!
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      1 comments

I love being off work! I had a healthy breakfast, wrapped some gifts, ran some errands, then headed to the gym for an awesome workout. After catching up on my sparking I plan to shower, eat lunch, take a nap, and make a great dinner for DH. I... Read more
Countdown to Christmas
Saturday, December 18, 2010      1 comments

I had my last day of school for 2010 yesterday and now the Christmas countdown begins. I am one of these people who usually starts shopping in October and by Thanksgiving I have my presents bought and wrapped, my menus planned, and dozens of ch... Read more
Less Talk More Action
Thursday, December 16, 2010      4 comments

Okay, I have been talking up a blue streak about staying on track, planning out my meals to include some Christmas treats, etc, etc, etc. Yesterday, however, I was not very good about putting my talk into action. I stayed just under the top n... Read more
Successful baking day!
Sunday, December 12, 2010      4 comments

Today was a first for me. I made chocolate covered brownie balls and a new cookie recipe and I consumed only 150 calories of my batter and finished product. I chewed gum and drank black coffee while I cooked and it kept me from tasting anythin... Read more

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