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I Gave In....

Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

My grandson was enjoying some Chips Ahoy Chunky Chocolate Chip cookies yesterday afternoon and offered me one, at first I resisted having a clementine instead. I was proud of myself, as I really, really enjoy chocolate chip cookies. Well, as t... Read more

Down a bit more!!!

Friday, May 13, 2011      1 comments

I weighed in this morning and was pleased with a 1.8 pound loss, I'm not quite meeting my goal of two pounds a week, but I am making steady progress, so I'm happy! I realize IF I pushed myself a little more I probably could increase my weight ... Read more

Weigh In!!

Friday, May 06, 2011      4 comments

I weighed in this morning and am thrilled with my 3.8 pound weight loss, which puts me at a total of 41.8 pounds since I first started trying to live a healthier lifestyle in November! I'm going to keep doing what I'm doing... which is tracking... Read more

A new week dawns with changes....

Monday, May 02, 2011      0 comments

It's only Monday night and already there's been lots and lots of history making events occurring! Starting with the death of Osama Bin Laden, yesterday; a day that most Americans will recall for years to come. Next, there's all the flooding her... Read more

Choices and consequences.

Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

As a teacher one of my well known quotes/phrases is "choices and consequences"... we are all given the freedom to make our own choices, but with those choices come consequences (both positive and negative). That's exactly where I find myself th... Read more

Reflections!!

Sunday, April 17, 2011      1 comments

As I looked back over my both my nutrition and fitness journals I am pleased with my progress. I manage to stay within my caloric range 6 out of 7 days. (Also, I consumed a minimum of 12 glasses of water each day and ate a minimum of 6 serving... Read more

Brrrrrrr...but beautiful..

Saturday, April 16, 2011      0 comments

It's a chilly, but beautiful Saturday morning, made even more special by the fact that I'm surrounded by the laughter of my four adorable grandchildren, whom I'm blessed to be spending this week-end with! I weighed in yesterday and am happy... Read more

Beautiful Saturday!

Sunday, April 10, 2011      1 comments

This has been an absolutely beautiful day, even though we had a thunderstorm mixed with hail around 6:30 this morning! (Even the storm was pretty)!! I hope everyone is taking time to enjoy these beautiful Spring days! ... Read more

Zumba!!!

Friday, April 08, 2011      2 comments

Last night was my second "official" Zumba class and I'm pleased with the progress I'm making so far. No, I'm not able to keep up with all the moves of my awesome instructors, but I CAN and DO keep moving the entire time. No, I absolutely don't... Read more

A New Week is Dawning!

Sunday, April 03, 2011      1 comments

It's Sunday night and as I prepare for my work week, I need to pause and focus on my health and wellness goals for the week!!! I'm learning that the more time I put into planning for a healthier lifestyle the easier it is to work towards those g... Read more

Weigh-In

Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

Today marks the 5th month since I began my latest weight loss journey, although I didn't start using SPARKPEOPLE until February, so I decided to break my scale boycott and weigh.. I was down three pounds, which I'm okay with, BUT was really hop... Read more

Going Strong....

Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Today is Monday, which is typically weigh in day, but I managed to stick with my goal of NOT weighing in for three weeks!!! This is week two... I'm actually handling the NOT weighing in fairly well!! I continue to get my exercise in, most days... Read more

Walked Again!!!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I walked 2.4 miles at the Veteran's Cemetery! So beautiful! Today, I had too many obligations to complete before I could walk, which meant my walk was from home! I was determined to get it in, as the forecast for the next four or fi... Read more

Good-bye to the Scale for 3 weeks!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011      2 comments

Happy Monday everyone! Monday is normally the day I weigh-in, but I've decided NOT to weigh-in! My goal is NOT to weigh in for two more weeks, for a total of three weeks! I don't want to be a "slave" to the scale.. so I'm going to attempt th... Read more

Beautiful Week-end!

Sunday, March 20, 2011      1 comments

It's been an absolutely beautiful week-end here in Missouri; to make it even more special my oldest son, his wife and 2 1/2 year old son spent the week-end with us! (Our almost four year old grandson was here, too! We had great FUN playing o... Read more


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