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Time for a new release
Sunday, May 15, 2016      3 comments

In 2014/2015, I made a lot of great healthy lifestyle changes and my mind, body and spirit all benefited. In September of 2015, I started easing up a bit on my changes and my mind, body and spirit responded in kind. I was ready to start fresh ... Read more
Data points
Sunday, January 03, 2016      0 comments

Well, I gave myself a break and really enjoyed the holidays. Now that I look back on my measurements, I'm seeing that I actually started my break in September. I didn't do too poorly however; I can't let that snowball into something worse. I ... Read more
Time to get back on track!
Saturday, November 01, 2014      1 comments

October took a toll but, November is going to be MUCH better! I know my goals and I have the tools to achieve them. I let some things slip last month. I can't really say I let SOME things slip... I let a LOT of things slip! I wasn't as focus... Read more
Apparently, I just needed some sleep!
Saturday, September 06, 2014      8 comments

Wahoo! I saw the 140's today! Sure, it was 149.6 but, still... it's the 140's! I have been working my way down (slow and steady this time) from 164. The weight was coming off at a reasonable 1 pound a week (sometimes up .5, sometimes do... Read more
So far, so good!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      5 comments

So far, I've been doing very well in my pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. I've been incorporating more fruits and veggies in my diet and my FitBit is keeping me moving! I can tell my project is going to get busier and I need to make sure t... Read more
I'm not going to let this get me down
Sunday, June 01, 2014      0 comments

I received a Fitbit from my DH for my birthday this year. It's been wonderful! I love the way it makes me compete with myself and push harder on days when I otherwise would take it easy. With that being said, I really expected to lose some we... Read more
Time to get serious (again)
Sunday, May 04, 2014      0 comments

My project that ended up taking a toll on my workout regimen has quieted down (for the time being), I am fully recovered from my surgery in March (at least, I think I'm fully recovered... I'm cleared to run again and that's the part I was waitin... Read more
Giving up? Or, being more realistic?
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      2 comments

I had several goals for the month of November. Most were things that were completely under my control (8 glasses of water a day, packing my lunch at least 2 times each week, reaching out to 2 members of my SparkPeople class 2 times each week, e... Read more
Today is the day I get back on track!!
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      4 comments

The past few months have been a sea of ups and downs. My dad was notified of a spot on his lung in late May. In early June, we found out it was stage 4 cancer (lung and brain). By late June, he had started to tackle the tumors (the ones in th... Read more
Taking care of myself while taking care of others
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      1 comments

Dad's still in the hospital (in hospice) and I'm starting to get a little crazy staring at the beige walls. I spent the night with him again so, I still wasn't able to get in a run. Luckily, there is a Caribou Coffee and a Kroger within walkin... Read more
The lesson I continue to learn from my dad: Optimism
Monday, August 22, 2011      1 comments

This may be a rambling blog but, I have to get this out of my system. My father was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer (lung and brain) in early June. He immediately started to attack it the way he attacked everything; with speed and confiden... Read more
Saturday, July 30, 2011      1 comments

I thought I wasn't going to make my last goal today (I needed one more day of staying in my calorie range) but, I was able to do it! I started with a high calorie breakfast and I thought I was sunk. We were at the hospital visiting my Dad ... Read more
July Results (the last week of it at least)
Saturday, July 30, 2011      1 comments

Well, I did pretty well on my goals for the last week in September (the week I decided to kick myself in the butt!). My goals were: * 8 glasses of water every day: ACHIEVED! (I've even already drank that much today and it's only 1 PM!) ... Read more
Victory (small for some but, HUGE for me!)
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      5 comments

I just resisted a free cinnamon roll from McDonald’s! This may not seem like a big victory but, it’s HUGE for me for the following reasons: 1) I LOVE McDonald’s (I would eat there every day if I could – really! I would) 2) I love cinnamon ... Read more
What to do? What to do? I need goals!
Saturday, July 23, 2011      1 comments

I need something to aim for! Then, when I hit that goal; I need to have some reason to maintain it or improve upon it some more! Yes, I’m talking about weight loss but, really I'm talking about healthy habits. I can lose weight! I’ve pr... Read more

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