Christmas Countdown Progress
Monday, November 11, 2013      9 comments

Last week I posted my goals to complete before leaving for my Christmas holiday on Dec 20. I now have 39 days until vacation. My progress is as follows: Goal: Complete 1125 squats Complete 1125 table pushups Complete at least 500... Read more
Countdown to Christmas
Monday, November 04, 2013      9 comments

I started working on my calendar today and realized I am leaving for my 10 day family holiday vacation in only 46 days. When I started planning this trip just over a year ago I was certain I would be sporting a much smaller swim suit by now. A... Read more
Black Bean Scramble
Saturday, October 19, 2013      9 comments

My nutritionist tells me that I need to eat more in the morning so I am going to give it a try. This morning I came up with a very high protein, yummy new breakfast option that came in at 279 calories. I added 2 whole grain wasa crisps to roun... Read more
Making September Count
Sunday, September 01, 2013      8 comments

Well here it is September. I thought I would be down to at least 180 pounds by this point but I am still hovering at about 188. I really hope to be at 180 by January 14 as that would be my low for the past 10 years. All I can really do is st... Read more
Freggies part 2
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      4 comments

Here is how I get in 7+ freggies per day; Breakfast Greek Yogurt with 1 cup blueberries Lunch 2 cups of Spinach 2 cups of mixed greens 1 cup of cucumber slices 1/2 cup of white beans w/tuna 1 cup ... Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2013      5 comments

Wahoo for Freggies! It is freggie week on my 5% challenge. I didn't have a great week spark wise but I am pumped for eating my freggies this week. I started the morning with a banana and a two mile round trip walk to the farmer's market. Wea... Read more
Countdown to Summer 5% Challenge
Thursday, July 18, 2013      6 comments

The 5% summer challenge is coming up quickly and I am 5 assignments behind so I am going to knock them all out in this one blog so I can check this off my daily list. I felt like I was very successful in the spring to summer challenge in every ... Read more
30 Day Challenge Results
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      6 comments

I just completed a very unofficial 30 day challenge that was an interim to our 5% challenge. In this challenge participants set and tracked there own personal goals. My goals were not quite as challenging as some people's goals but I am proud ... Read more
Prayers and Hugs for our Oklahoma Neighbors
Monday, May 20, 2013      8 comments

Those of us who live in the Midwest get somewhat complacent to the threat of tornados. We get used to the sirens and multiple trips to the basement to weather the storm and often hedge our bets that the weatherman is wrong . Our neighbors in O... Read more
5% Challenge Week 8 - Focus on Freggies
Saturday, April 13, 2013      6 comments

This week our LTGL is to focus on freggies. Today I got my 7+ with banana (2), Spinach (2), carrots (1), Cucumbers (2), strawberries (1), and an orange (1). I am Living The Good Life!... Read more
5% Challenge Week 7
Sunday, April 07, 2013      5 comments

OK Christi, I will take your dare! I can't believe we are already on week 7 of this challenge. I have been working on doing away with evening snacks. I have lost count of my streak but I did break the streak a couple of times while on a b... Read more
5% Challenge Week 5
Saturday, March 23, 2013      5 comments

Wahoo! I lost 2 pounds this week. Nothing like being sick and miserable to pull off a nice weight loss. Really, even when diligent I usually lose about 2 pounds a month not a week. I just hope it doesn't magically reappear when I feel good. ... Read more
5% Challenge Week 4
Saturday, March 16, 2013      6 comments

This week our 5% challenge in addition to racking up exercise miles is to eat a healthy breakfast and look up a new Spark people recipe each day. Well, I already looked up one this morning for pumpkin spice oatmeal. I am, however, having a pie... Read more
Slow it Down
Friday, March 15, 2013      7 comments

No nighttime eating streak: Day 14 emoticon As a personal challenge this week I am trying to slow my eating down. ... Read more
5% Challenge Daily Blog #7
Friday, March 08, 2013      9 comments

No nighttime eating streak day 7! emoticon I am glad this particular challenge is coming to an end because I bel... Read more

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