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Focused - Streaking
Saturday, March 06, 2021      4 comments

I have been noticing that on my healthy journey refocused that I have created at least one consistent streak: hitting my step goal. It is set at 7,000 steps a day to take into consideration the days that I do strength training. I must say that i... Read more
Focused, Obsessed
Saturday, February 27, 2021      16 comments

I finished my first week of my new eating and exercise plan and I am doing well. I am still excited and enthusiastic about what I'm doing so that's a big plus! ... Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      11 comments

I think I have finally started to get some traction on my eating - volume, quality, quantity. I did some reading and research and have come up with a new meal plan with some go to breakfasts and lunches. I am trying to eat more at breakfast to... Read more
Catch up on Goals
Sunday, February 14, 2021      10 comments

I am still up and down on my goals but working them more than not now - which is HUGE! I have started to see a little change in my weight and I've moved back into the 150s. I still have a long way to go but am focusing on my goals as that'l... Read more
Every day
Sunday, January 24, 2021      16 comments

Every day is a chance to follow the plan, be good, be great, do good........ You get the idea. We tend to look at our lives as an all or nothing scenario, causing us to think in negatives. I can't do ______ (fill in the blank) because I d... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Monday, December 28, 2020      11 comments

It's been many months of bad behavior on my part. A lot less activity and too much food - a bad combo. I've spent a lot of time the last few days thinking of what use to work and how to institute it. Here's what I came up with: ... Read more
All Over the Place
Saturday, December 19, 2020      10 comments

I feel like I've been all over the place this past year and considering what's going on in the world it is understandable. My weight has steadily gone up. My exercise is staying constant, which is good. My food choices and eating has gotten wo... Read more
Week 3 Simple Goals, Small Wins
Sunday, October 18, 2020      10 comments

I have been struggling...... cannot stay focused on anything long enough to be successful. It is really interesting when you think about the human being and mind. One minute so powerful and the next so weak. ... Read more
Week 2 Continues
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      7 comments

It's not really week 2 but that's what I'm calling it. It is amazing to me how I can be flying high one day and down the next. Had some challenges at work last week and it messed me up and all my plans were trashed. Not getting into it... Read more
Week 1 Successes
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      4 comments

I completed week 1 of my new adventure and I feel like I am doing okay. Food is still a bit of a challenge. I am on the see food diet when there's something like chips or sweets available. Answer to that is to get them out of the house. ... Read more
I am like the ant moving the rubber tree plant
Saturday, August 29, 2020      6 comments

"Just what makes that little old ant Think he'll move that rubber tree plant Anyone knows an ant, can't Move a rubber tree plant But he's got high hopes He's got high hopes He's got high apple pie In the sky hopes" I have dec... Read more
And the beat goes on
Sunday, August 16, 2020      6 comments

Another day, week, month in lockdown. Nothing changes, no one learns, more people become infected with covid, and, sadly, die. Those of us that follow the guidance are safely at home, or wearing masks and social distancing while in public, even ... Read more
New Month
Sunday, August 02, 2020      5 comments

I am doing a bit better with food and exercise and continue to make tweaks to things every day. Last week was vacation and honestly I don't remember much about it because every day was the same as the previous. We did spend an afternoon wi... Read more
Short Blog
Thursday, July 23, 2020      16 comments

I am still here and trying....... but not too hard. Work is super stressful and I have lost some of my organization because I learned that being organized takes time. In any case, I am still trying. I never quit. I might fail at the m... Read more
6/26 Better Week
Friday, June 26, 2020      8 comments

This week has been a good one. All quiet on the home front. The kitchen is finished. It came out great. We are done with the crazy cabinet guy. I still have some boxes to unpack but I have an excuse. ... Read more

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