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April Tracking (on-going)
Thursday, April 01, 2021      2 comments

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Preparing for April Success
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      2 comments

Today it was time to do some tasks to help ensure April starts out as good as possible. ~Finished March with a good day: hit water, diet & fitness goals ~Completed enough tasks from to-do list ~Printed my April Intentions check list. ... Read more
End of “Week 6” | Beginning of “Week 7”
Saturday, February 20, 2021      2 comments

The journey is of course longer than that but as far as assessing strategies I will think with regard to this 5% Challenge. January 9th, 144 lbs. First few weeks, progress was quite slow. Suddenly a great weigh-in! 139.8! New Middle Digit!!!! Ya... Read more
Starting February off very Weirdly!
Monday, February 01, 2021      2 comments

Am finishing this day off shortly (8 pm here). And I am blogging about it just because it was so bizarrely out of the ordinary. 16:8 Fasted again. Am going to try to follow a Vegetarian Keto diet plan for a while in Feb. After DH left for... Read more
Adaptability:Good Intentions Thwarted
Friday, January 29, 2021      1 comments

Life really seems to get in the way of our efforts sometimes doesn't it? Woke up with all good intentions this morning. Going to get back on track! Long walk, water before coffee, workout apparel on under clothes...oh, what? Someone has bro... Read more
Why I don't sync my Fitbit
Saturday, January 16, 2021      1 comments

#10 from Coach Nicole's article The 10 Worst Cardio Crimes https://www.sparkpeople.com/
most_common_cardio_crimes Confusing "Activity" with Cardio "This is probably the most common mistake I see. We know... Read more
Contemplations for 2021
Monday, January 04, 2021      2 comments

I owe it to myself to make some lifestyle changes in 2021. Like MANY, my anxiety and stress levels were through the roof most of 2020…High Cortisol=Belly Fat. Easy to acquire, tough to get rid of. Cocooning the way I did it (sedentary+alcoh... Read more
2020 Strikes Again!
Tuesday, December 01, 2020      6 comments

Made a plan for December. Then wouldn't you know it, 2020 struck again! I think it was later in the same day that I put my plan into place. DH and I were running through the woods with our puppy son (who needs tiring out in the evenings!) w... Read more
Ugh. November.
Saturday, November 28, 2020      2 comments

A lot of this blog I already aired via posts with my Fall 2020 Biggest Loser Challenge Team: the very supportive White Rabbits. I thought that I should get it into blog form so when I look back on this hideous year I will know why I didn’t end u... Read more
I knew it wasn't going to be easy...
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      3 comments

In my many frequent attempts to lose weight over the last 5 or so years, I HAVE noticed how much MORE DIFFICULT it is the older I get. To quote one of my favorite British expressions: “I just can’t seem to shift it.” I might have lost a pound or... Read more
Cruddy Weekend with Lessons Learned
Monday, September 21, 2020      1 comments

As last week wrapped up, I really felt like I was on a roll! The weight was being a bit stubborn, but overall the routines and systems were in place and functioning well for me. Then on Saturday, OUT OF THE BLUE – sharp muscle spasms across the ... Read more
Am loving (Team) Body Project
Saturday, September 12, 2020      0 comments

Recently, when searching for a good beginner cardio workout, I came across a You Tube channel called Body Project. I have now done a couple workouts including a 56 minute cardio + resistance full body workout TODAY (that I did 50 minutes of - i... Read more
SMART GOAL(s) Sept/Oct/Nov
Monday, September 07, 2020      4 comments

MY CURRENT SMART GOAL: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound By December 1 I want to have lost 18 pounds a.k.a. Over 12 weeks lose 1.5 lbs a week I will accomplish this through: •Exercising 20 minutes (or more) 5 ... Read more
It's Hard Work Managing all This
Thursday, September 03, 2020      9 comments

So I went a little crazy at the turn of the month...shopped like a mad woman at our grocery store, trader joes AND the farmers market! As pictured, it'... Read more
My Re-Return
Thursday, June 18, 2020      4 comments

Originally posted:Sunday, June 14, 2020 (I realized then that my ancient points etc. had carried over so I deleted & restarted my account) It says I have been a member since March of 2017! I guess I don't know how to deactivate my status! My... Read more