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Fall 2020 Challenge
Thursday, October 01, 2020      2 comments

Happy for a new challenge (which starts 10/3) and to be back with the Determined Daisies. emoticon... Read more
Winter 2020 Prep, part 2
Thursday, January 09, 2020      1 comments

3 - Healthy Eating & Nutrition Plan Check list Do you know what diet you will follow? Increase protein, decrease refined carbs, stay within SP calorie guidelines at least 5 days per week Found some recipes? Yes, but actually makin... Read more
Winter 2020 Prep, starts Jan 11
Sunday, January 05, 2020      2 comments

Winter 2020 Challenge Prep This will be my fourth challenge. I've made progress in each one, although never 5%. I average about .5 lb weight loss/week when working the program, which seems low. Maybe I'm expecting too little of myself, but ... Read more
11/30/2019 - End of Fall 2019 Challenge
Saturday, November 30, 2019      2 comments

Fall 2019 Challenge Summary: Pros: - I am motivated by points, dares, and the support of the Determined Daisy team - I stayed in Onederland, and lost a slight amount of weight despite life curve balls:-)! - Slight increase in water in... Read more
Fall 2019 Challenge, Determined Daisy team
Friday, September 27, 2019      3 comments

Fall 2019, 5% Challenge, starts 10/5, Determined Daisy team I made 2.5% weight loss in the Summer 2019 Challenge as a Casual Traveler. I also entered One-derland, and changed A1C from type 2 diabetic to 5.6:-)! For Fall 2019, I want t... Read more
Summer 2019 Challenge, starts July 6
Thursday, June 27, 2019      1 comments

Starting to prepare for the Summer 2019 Challenge. I am on the Casual Traveler team. Will post here as I complete the preparation steps on the motivation page. 1. Blog & Information on team page 2. 2019 Summer 5% Exercise Commitment. W... Read more
Summer 2017, 5% Challenge, starts July 1
Saturday, June 24, 2017      2 comments

Preparation: I want to ramp this up, but this is realistic for now. 2017 Summer 5% Challenge Topic 1 - Checklist & Exercise Plan Supplies - check Posted to Sparkpage - check Exercise Plan - - Continue to water walk in outd... Read more
Fit-bit newbie frustration
Saturday, May 20, 2017      2 comments

5/20/2017 - Last night a friend helped me set up the Fitbit Flex and sync to SparkPeople:-)! I started wearing it this morning, and it stopped recording steps after I tried to sync it (12:47 pm) to see how I was doing. If I figure out how to get... Read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017      4 comments

5/18/2017 - Yesterday I completed the 21 day New Member Challenge. It was empowering! My initial goals were to track consistently (at least 5 x/ week), eat less refined carbohydrates, and do some type of movement at least 10 minutes a day. I met... Read more