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Week Two of Lent
Sunday, March 01, 2020      6 comments

My DH and I are fasting the 2nd week of Lent by giving up dairy, carbs and sugar. It's just a week, so we should be able to do it. I made a beef bone broth vegetable puree soup. No meat in it, but the bone broth should give us plenty of protein.... Read more
Day 25 Progress---I AM GETTING STRONGER!
Sunday, October 13, 2019      12 comments

Although you can't see muscles, I can definitely see huge progress. My why? To become a better me, healthier, stronger, less stressed and motivated to ... Read more
Why I am where I am and why it must change
Sunday, September 15, 2019      4 comments

September 15, 2019--I gained weight during the summer challenge, not a fun place to be. I am motivated to make changes for me. Why? To lose weight, To be healthy, To reduce stress, To be there for my boys, For me time, To get to know like-minded... Read more
Sunday Bonus--new scale
Sunday, November 11, 2018      4 comments

I don't write blogs too often, but I am proud of myself. I have now stuck with the Keto WOE for 2 months, I am down 20 lbs and I successfully had 2 planned days where I could eat carbs for a meal and I successfully went right back to my Keto WOE... Read more
Last day of Spring Challenge
Friday, June 01, 2018      2 comments

It's hard to believe 8 weeks have passed. This was a good challenge and I am looking forward to the in between challenge to keep losing and get healthy this summer. I started listening to Gundry's Diet Evolution this week while out on my eveni... Read more
Daily blogging--Summer 5% Challenge is coming
Thursday, May 31, 2018      2 comments

I am happy that I made my 5% weight loss goal. In fact, I am down 12 lbs , 7.4% loss. Even better than that are some of the NSVs I have made. Feeling better, exercising more and wearing my summer shorts. Summer 5% Challenge  This ... Read more
Rough night of snacking
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      5 comments

emoticon what did I do??? Too many snacks.. why? ... Read more
A day at the zoo
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      7 comments

I had a great day with my first grader today on his class field trip to the zoo. We looked at animals, took lots of photos and walked 4.5 miles. He was... Read more
Busy Monday off
Monday, May 28, 2018      3 comments

So today was supposed to be relaxing, get a workout in, prep for the week. Yikes, was still finishing Saturdays project. Painted 4 door edges (planed them with DH on Sat). Finished a Plinko board for my son's math project, had nailed 70 nails in... Read more
I love Sunday morning
Sunday, May 27, 2018      7 comments

I love being able to sleep in hang on the sofa with my boys and watch movies. Only drawback is I start to feel lazy as I see my hubby walking around with window cleaner and paper towels. How did I get so blessed to have a husband who cleans. I ... Read more
How the 5% Challenge helps me get back on track
Saturday, May 26, 2018      7 comments

I am part of the Awesome A team for the Spring 5% Challenge. There have been a few days this week that I over ate. However, I still pushed through, got exercise points for my team, then I didn't want to gain weight, so I made better choices, st... Read more
Tired but still pushing toward my goal!
Friday, May 18, 2018      1 comments

Although I am really tired this week, I really want to make my goal for the summer. First my mini goal for Memorial day and then 4th of July and finally Myrtle beach vacation at the end of July. I need 2 more pounds in the next week. I will do i... Read more
Another 20lbs down post
Saturday, May 12, 2018      6 comments

I am so excited to be down 20lbs in 8 weeks. So funny though as I looked at some of my old blogs, one from 5 years ago, down 20lbs. This is my life journey, up 30 or so, down again. Hoping to get the an actual maintenance phase that lasts lo... Read more
Spring training time
Wednesday, April 18, 2018      5 comments

Wow, it's been awhile since I posted. This group of people has been a constant now for over five years. I seem to pack on the pounds every winter, am I a bear in hibernation? Feels like it come spring when I want to shed the extra weight. I kick... Read more
Day 87--28 lbs gone
Thursday, August 17, 2017      2 comments

These last 7 weeks with the Summer 5% Challenge and the Rowdy Rebels have been great. I've met my daily step and activities goal for over 8 weeks now. Looking forward to the last week in our summer challenge and losing the last 1.5 lbs. Then to ... Read more

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