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Not Looking at Calories Today
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      9 comments

I am weary to my bones today. I don't know why. I had a good workout today - my favorite video, which is JM's No More Trouble Zones. It was a little more challenging than usual, but I fully completed more of the exercises, so that was AWESOME. ... Read more
New Food Combo - It's Good!
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      3 comments

I am always trying to find higher protein lunches, and today I accidentally hit upon a very tasty combination. It is black beans, cottage cheese, cilantro and a sprinkle of black pepper. All just what I had in the fridge. Cilantro is so good, I ... Read more
Good Day
Saturday, June 15, 2013      2 comments

We had a bit of rain and lower temps yesterday which helped with the fires. A lot of people were let back into their homes, and they are now saying 30% containment. I had never heard the term containment until the fire last year. It's a beautifu... Read more
Fires
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      2 comments

The fires are burning homes at an amazingly fast rate. Over 3500 people evacuated in Black Forest, hundreds more around the Royal Gorge. Pueblo fire is almost out, thank GOD. We can smell the smoke from here. It's like a repeat of last year, bri... Read more
Summer, oh Summer
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

Summer is not my favorite. I don't like being hot. I grew up in Arizona and I left as soon as I could. Last year we had the big fires here in Colorado. They were within a few miles of my house. I had to evacuate one night. The sky was orange at ... Read more
Saboteurs!
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      3 comments

I am having an issue. I love to snack and graze. Grazing is not good for me, though, because I will literally eat ALL DAY. So, I try to stay out of the kitchen. I work at home and my desk is 8 feet from the kitchen. Here is my issue-my fam... Read more
Memorial Day Dinner
Monday, May 27, 2013      1 comments

Dear son is home from his out of state band trip, dear daughter is going out with friends, and since hubs didn't get enough beef this weekend, I am grilling steaks (given to us by dear mother-in-law) for the two of them and a ground beef "steak"... Read more
Day Off from Working Out
Friday, May 17, 2013      2 comments

So yesterday was a bad morning. I decided to not work out and just get my exercise from activity. I cleaned up my backyard. It was good heavy work, so I felt it in my muscles, and also sweeping was a good aerobic activity. At the end, I had move... Read more
Tough Week
Thursday, May 16, 2013      2 comments

I am having a tough week. I can see the stress in my food tracker. Eesh! My daughter is graduating from high school on Sunday and we've been overwhelmed with activities since last week. In the meantime, my 22nd wedding anniversary came and went ... Read more
Woo-HOOO!!!!!!! Halfway to Goal!
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      5 comments

Last week the scale didn't move. This week- 6 pounds!! It's such a great feeling to be able to shop my closet. I have been taking longer to get dressed because I can wear so many more of my clothes again! Jeans that I wouldn't even try on a mont... Read more
Getting Back from the Cold
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      1 comments

I have had a bad cold for about two weeks. In that time, I went over on calories almost every day and hardly exercised. I've always wished I was one of those people who can't eat when they're sick, but that's not me! So, this week, I've st... Read more
Cold Ughhhhhh
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments

On day 5 of this yucky cold. It's getting me down. I feel like a bear going into hibernation. I can't workout because I feel haf-dead, but I also want to eat everything I see. I feel like today I might try to go out for a walk. It's snowin... Read more
2 pounds off
Monday, April 15, 2013      5 comments

I was really suprised to see 2 more pounds off this morning. I had been feeling like I was not being careful, and didn't think I'd see any less pounds today. This strengthens my resolve to measure my food, and make sure I do my exercise eve... Read more
Walking with a Geriatric Dog
Saturday, April 13, 2013      3 comments

Just took my old Aiko out for a walk. Less than a mile. Took 30 minutes. It's ok though, I have some nasty sore throat and not feeling so good anyway. I hope it helped her. She's obese. She hates walking. She needs help.... Read more
A-HA!
Thursday, April 11, 2013      2 comments

So guess what? Not trying to be gross, but I welcomed Aunt FLO today, and that explained a lot of the emotional eating feelings I was having for the past few days. I have started keepig track so that I can prepare myself mentally for the down th... Read more

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