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I See You've Been Eating What You Want and Not Exercising ~ Pants
Sunday, May 14, 2017      2 comments

I have not been fully engaged with my Omada Program. Week 15 started today. It's been a lot of work and I won't be missing that. I do however need to refocus and plan ahead. It's been a great program and has been very helpful. My goals haven't c... Read more
Just checking in
Sunday, April 02, 2017      1 comments

Started week 9 of Omada and need to refocus a bit. It's so easy to get off track with exercise and eating. At least I am always very aware of my goals and get back to my plan much more quickly than I have in the past. Road trip next weekend with... Read more
Week 6 of Omada Health
Sunday, March 12, 2017      2 comments

You would think by age 61 one would know everything needed to lead a healthy lifestyle. Well, that is not true. Omada and my life coach have taught me many things. I have weighed in everyday for six weeks (one of their expectations of me). I hav... Read more
Omada Health
Saturday, January 28, 2017      4 comments

My employer has given me the opportunity to participate in a 16 week program (free)! I'm waiting for my product to arrive so I can electronically send them my daily info. When I signed up and supplied my health data, I was told it would take 1 -... Read more
Fresh Eyes
Saturday, January 07, 2017      3 comments

2017 has begun and what will it behold? Well, I'm not making ant resolutions this year but am starting the year off with a few goals. 1. Whole 30 Diet Started 1.3.2017 and ends 2.1.2017 Coworker and I are challenging each other ... Read more
If I could change three things...
Saturday, March 19, 2016      7 comments

I made a pact with a coworker that we needed to make our healthy living a little bit simpler. I tend to try to put way too much on my plate and try to make too many changes at once. Nine times out of ten it doesn't work for me. So what can I do ... Read more
The Role of a Caregiver
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      1 comments

My husband had rotator cuff surgery 1/8 so I have been busy helping him through the tough phase 1. I'm home until 1/18. It took awhile to get his pain managed. We had to contact a nurse line the first weekend and they doubled his intake and shor... Read more
If time stood still
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      0 comments

I was driving to work heading east on 394. My attention was drawn to the Minneapolis skyline in the distance. There were multiple shapes of smoke billowing from the skyscrapers in the east. The forms reminded me of trees and were just frozen in ... Read more
Becoming healthier and more responsible
Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

Well, the new year has begun and who knows what exciting events 2016 will bring. I do know I want to be a healthier me. I had a very good first day of 2016 and began my plan of attack. I am really a visual person so created a graph sheet that wi... Read more
New year - new point of view
Friday, January 01, 2016      0 comments

I've been rethinking many aspects of my life and want to make myself more aware of all things that are important to me in the new year. I have started quite a list but just a constant reminder of what I want not necessarily have to do every sing... Read more
Sunday, December 27, 2015      5 comments

We have gone to 9 weddings this year. From viewing vows on a beach in Fort Myers Beach FL, sitting on hay bales with view of barns, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Landmark Inn - all very unique and special. My life ha... Read more
Good vs Evil
Saturday, October 31, 2015      1 comments

I've been doing some shifting this week and rethinking my strategies.... Good vs Evil Water - Mountain Dew Fruit - Sweets/Desserts Veggies Oatmeal - Sweetened cereal Yogurt - Sweets Exercise - Couch HVC fitness center - No ... Read more
Oh say can you see
Sunday, October 04, 2015      0 comments

Hello I'm back again! I had a little trip up the stairs and was out of commission for a bit. I landed on my left outer thigh and was thankful for falling on a body part that had a little cushion. So, I feel pretty good and am getting back to rou... Read more
I'm just saying....
Sunday, August 16, 2015      0 comments

I want to thank Spark People for all their useful and very helpful information. It is such a good resource to help us live and continue to live a healthier life. I am not always perfect and stray away for a while but know I can always count on y... Read more
Living by this quote this weekend
Saturday, August 15, 2015      0 comments

Be wise in the use of time. The question of life is not how much time do we have? The question is what shall we do with it? Finally, a break in activities and a whole weekend ahead where nothing definite has been planned. I am so looking fo... Read more

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