I Gave In....
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!!!
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
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....
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.
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
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
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
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!
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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!
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
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
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
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!!!
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
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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