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Monday: Make It Automatic

Monday, April 20, 2015      5 comments

Make it automatic: 1. Lay out your gym clothes the night before 2. Plan & shop for all your meals for the week 3. My exercise days a routine M/W cardio, T/Th strength ... Read more

Sunday, another productive day

Sunday, April 19, 2015      5 comments

I had another very productive day. Worked on the yard, food shopped, fixed the dryer hose, vacuumed the attic, did laundry, and made ribs for dinner. What a treat! But high cal. I'm done with my calories for the day. Too bad I don't get ice crea... Read more

Saturday: Treat Yourself

Saturday, April 18, 2015      7 comments

Every little victory deserves a celebration! Treat yourself to a little pampering, like a bubble bath or manicure. Acknowledging today's accomplishments sets me up for future success. Busy, busy day, and yet, I tracked my food & stayed with... Read more

Friday: Create Positive Routines

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Identify one bad habit that's preventing success, replace it with a better habit. #HealthyHabitsReset My bad habit is: NOT TRACKING MY FOOD. To be honest with myself, when... Read more

Thursday: Try New Things

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

I love water! Remember to drink plenty of water. Try new things. I love to try new things, just for the sake of trying new things. My latest, I put my bike in the shop for... Read more

Wednesday: See the Good in Others

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

Today I'm going to put aside my snarkiness and be kind to everyone. If you're kind to others, it sets up a virtuous cycle, a win-win for everyone. Compliment at least 3 peopl... Read more


Tuesday, April 14, 2015      9 comments

I'm taking a sick day today because of sever sinus headache that I've had since yesterday. I missed Zumba yesterday because I laid down to clear my headache & slept right through. Woke up this morning still feeling bad. So I asked my DS27 to pic... Read more

Monday: Find a Better Balance

Monday, April 13, 2015      3 comments

Is there some area of my life out of balance? It's got to be self pampering. I planned to give myself a mani/pedicure, but didn't get past laying down a base coat on my toes. I got too busy. Zumba tonight at 5:40. My knees are feeling real... Read more

Friday: Stop the Slump

Friday, April 10, 2015      7 comments

I had a motivational slump that lasted a long time. Is there a way I can catch myself quickly, and snap out of a slump faster? What was it; winter, hormones, holiday blues, ch... Read more

Thurday: Be Invincible

Thursday, April 09, 2015      6 comments

Have you ever had that feeling like you could do anything? Like you're on top of the world? Take a minute to reflect on that, and use that feeling to take steps toward my goal... Read more

Wednesday: Acentuate the Positive

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      4 comments

I used to mentally beat myself up All The Time. I thought being harshly self-judgmental would keep me disciplined. Never cutting myself the slightest bit of slack would keep m... Read more

Tuesday: Appreciate What You Have

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      8 comments

I've come to deeply & completely accept myself as I am. My life view is reality-based, without regrets, blinders or wishful thinking. Things are the way they are...until ... Read more

Monday: Pick a Role Model

Monday, April 06, 2015      6 comments

I thought about the people I admire & respect, who have reached the goal I'm trying to achieve. 1. Heather Robertson at lost over 100 pounds & has a weekly podcast 2. Brooke, from her blog Brook Not on a Diet, who lost 172 po... Read more

Sunday: Create a Vision Board

Sunday, April 05, 2015      7 comments

Vision boards keep my goal in front of me at all times. What would I put on my vision board? Literally, my avatar. That's me on the left at my highest weight 209 (5'3") and o... Read more

Saturday: Clear the Clutter

Saturday, April 04, 2015      6 comments

When my home, office desk, car are neat and clean, I feel more relaxed and in control. Today's challenge is to clear my space of clutter. For cleaning inspiration, follow Fly Lady, she breaks decluttering down into manageable chunks www.f... Read more

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