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DEEGIRL50
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Vacation Life
Monday, July 18, 2016      12 comments

I was pleasantly surprised when I weighed myself after vacation and discovered I had lost 4 pounds. Got on the scale three times to be sure. Then, you know how it can be when you get home from a vacation and real life steps in, exhausted... w... Read more
Halve It
Sunday, July 10, 2016      6 comments

I love this advice from Spark Coach Becky... "Halve it and you can have it." I've been craving a Steak & Cheddar Melt sandwich. I looked up the calories and holy smoke that's a day's worth of calories in one sandwich. However, ... Read more
Mini Weight Loss Goal
Saturday, July 09, 2016      8 comments

As part of the Red, White & Blue challenge on the 100+ First Step Club, we're asked to write a blog about our next mini weight loss goal. I really want to lose 100 pounds. It will be a glorious day when I accomplish that goal. I expect th... Read more
Usually Quit
Friday, July 08, 2016      15 comments

This is where I usually quit. I followed a healthier eating plan; added fruits and vegetables; ate my salads; cooked at home more; drank my water; slept more; started exercising... and gained one pound. Ugh! Instead of quitting, I'm re-... Read more
Getting It
Thursday, May 26, 2016      9 comments

I'm getting the hang of this healthier life style (slowly), but I am getting it. I stopped at Culver's on my way home from work and had a cheeseburger, fries, diet soda, and ice cream. There are a zillion reasons why I did this, but that's... Read more
Error Message
Monday, May 23, 2016      12 comments

We're on a road trip. I made a couple of errors. First, I let myself get too hungry. Second, we chose Pizza Hut for dinner. The waitress came up to get our drink order. "Unsweetened Ice Tea." Then she says "Would you like me to put i... Read more
Weekend State of Mind
Friday, May 20, 2016      9 comments

I'm fighting my weekend state of mind. You know... the one that says... you've been good all week so let's live it up on the weekend. ... Read more
Planning Saves the Day
Thursday, May 19, 2016      8 comments

The students are rambunctious this time of year. I have a headache. I need a break! Almost went to Culver's for a cheeseburger. I wasn't going to order the fries, but maybe a soda. Instead... I ate the soup and salad that I had ... Read more
Believe to Achieve
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      13 comments

Monday was my starting day. For one week, I'm eating fresh fruits, vegetables, salads, soup, and lean protein. I'm limiting my bread to 2 slices of whole wheat bread. I cut back to one diet soda a day. I'm drinking a glass of water before ea... Read more
Change is Coming!
Friday, May 13, 2016      11 comments

I'm warning my brain and body... I've just spent a week eating whatever I want. I've just gained another 4 pounds. I've just got to stop th... Read more
It Feels Good
Monday, May 09, 2016      7 comments

It feels good to... Wake before the alarm. Put clean sheets on the bed and have your DH say "I had a great nights sleep, must be the clean sheets." Pray on my morning walk. Eat oatmeal for breakfast. Have my meals planned out. Do ... Read more
Today is My Day
Saturday, May 07, 2016      12 comments

This morning while reading blogs, I thought... some day I'll be able to write a blog about being successful. A blog that says "I did it." I love reading blogs written by people who have successfully changed their lifestyles. You know t... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Reasons Why
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      76 comments

I went for a walk this morning. It's a good thinking time. This morning my thoughts were about "why" I want to eat healthier, exercise more, and lose weight. Here's my random thoughts... My DH bought a Corvette. I feel like I'm ruin... Read more
Right Back To It
Monday, April 25, 2016      11 comments

We went out of town this weekend. Weather was cold and rainy. The only real exercise I got was taking the steps every time we left the hotel instead of the elevator. This morning I was catching up my sticker calendar (exercise streak), I ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Mulling It Over
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      155 comments

I'm putting a sticker on my calendar for each day that I exercise. When I didn't feel like going for a walk this morning, I said to myself "Then you won't be able to put a sticker on the calendar." That motivated me to get up and get moving. ... Read more

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