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Back to school after Spring Break
Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Its a beautiful day...sunny blue skies. I am motivated to reincorporate some good healthy habits.... Read more
I don't want to jinx anything...
Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

...but I thought I would celebrate just a little bit. The numbers on the scale have been going down! Yay! ... Read more
Changing just one or two habits...
Sunday, January 25, 2015      1 comments

For example, I have been pretty consistly eating one apple a day...
e_healthy_change_leads_to_another... Read more
The lost is found!
Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

Yay! I have found the "dongle" for my FitBit and have charged it back up. Sad to say that I didn't get "credit" for the walking I have done in the last 2 weeks, but I suppose I will have to move apst that. ... Read more
Hunting for my FitBit dongle
Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

Aack! Since we returned from Indiana I have not been able to plug my FitBit into my computer. Tomorrow starts the Winter 5% Challenge and I would sure like to be able to track my steps! ... Read more
New CVS digital scale for about 12 bucks
Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

I have had a hard time seeing the dial on my scale. I have to go get my glasses to see where the rotary dial lands. And it seems that I have to "zero" the scale often. My parent have a CVS digital scale with a big readout which I liked when I... Read more
Hiking with a friend this afternoon
Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

I am looking forward to this afternoon. It is kind of cold outside, but it is very sunny and I have a date with a friend to go hiking. She is a fun lady from church who I am really just getting to know. We went to water aerobics last week (ki... Read more
Aack! Peanuts and Butterfingers
Friday, November 07, 2014      1 comments

I overindulged yesterday. But I know what I did wrong and what led to the two overindulgences. I do not want to beat myself up for the two poor choices, but I want to name them. 1. I chose to "rest" on the couch after lunch. I felt sort ... Read more
Celebratin' the streak
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      7 comments

I am happy to report that I have logged in to SP 12 days in a row this month. I had really gotten out of rhythm and out of balance in September. I haven't nece... Read more
Piano lessons
Friday, October 24, 2014      5 comments

I have had the opportunity to work with our church organist/music director since late summer. She has helped me get back to playing the piano after...whew...several years? It has been stimulating and a way to focus on something other than work... Read more
Quick entry...gettin' things started
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

I am feeling more energized today. I have gotten back to some walking and I even got myself up early to go swimming this morning. Yay. The water felt really good (it had been several weeks since I had been in the pool). The weather is lo... Read more
A new start...
Monday, October 13, 2014      5 comments

I have been away from SparkPeople for several weeks now. As I returned to teaching school at the end of August, I let my life get out of balance. There was one new challenge at school that took a lot of my time and attention. I may blog more ... Read more
** A Talk with Pop **
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      3 comments

I was pretty blue yesterday morning. It was my 90th day of a login streak, so I wanted to make a blog posting to mark the nice round number. I posted that “the air had gone out of my sails”, even though my head knows how much I can benefit from ... Read more
(Day 90) Essentially the 3-month mark...and a lot of air has left my sails
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      1 comments

I logged in the 90th time in a row today: I took a short walk this morning. It has been relatively mild the last two mornings, so the cool weather got me outside... Read more
(Day 83) Measuring progress...why haven't I shed those pounds?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      3 comments

My scale has not moved much since May 1. The needle has moved upward as much as it has moved downward for an overall personal weight loss of...well, basically zero. I saw the following picture and quote in another member's photo gallery.... Read more

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