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Sugar Day 6

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      3 comments

I am not being perfect with "no sugar" but I am NOT eating any cookies, cakes, candy, cupcakes, scones--whatever! I did have a carton of yogurt for breakfast--and then hit the gym so couldn't get more sugar if I wanted it--and didn't want any b... Read more

Sugar Day 5

Tuesday, October 06, 2015      1 comments

Did okay today until dinner at a friend's house--then, instead of having a cookie, I put a little bit of jam on a piece of bread! So--i knowingly ate sugar today. I didn't have cravings today during the day--just spent too much time on the ... Read more

Sugar--Day 4

Monday, October 05, 2015      5 comments

It is a good thing I have no treats in the house--cause I WANT something. I can stay away from the ice cream but I may end up with a smoothie tonight. We'll see--I am trying to not. I have had my tea, I was busy this afternoon with a couple... Read more

Sugar--Day 3

Sunday, October 04, 2015      4 comments

We have coffee hour at church. I did NOT take anything to eat--I did get a cup of tea but no goodies. No snacking at home either--just had an apple and some peanut butter for lunch (yes, there is some sugar in that but it is protein mostly) and ... Read more

Sugar--Day 2

Saturday, October 03, 2015      3 comments

I didn't have yogurt--the kind I have has added sugar. Hubby made me an egg and toast! Then I didn't have a muffin (free) or any candy (also free) at the conference I attended--that is huge for me. I had enough coffee that I wasn't hungry for l... Read more


Friday, October 02, 2015      3 comments

I am doing the Sugar Challenge--how to stop the cravings, etc. So--when did I crave sugar today? After the gym, I needed SOMETHING to eat--had protein and carbs, then an apple and peanut butter when hubby ate. No major craving. While fixing di... Read more

Still searching

Saturday, August 29, 2015      3 comments

Yep--I am still unemployed AND found out I cannot get benefits since I didn't work enough hours during the "base year". They take OUT for unemployment even if I don't make enough to collect it. So--I am looking for what to do and being an emerg... Read more

REALLY unbalanced, now

Saturday, August 15, 2015      5 comments

Since my last entry, I was fired. Not just me--our entire staff was fired and the park taken over by the township. Talk about unexpected and just plain ROTTEN! We did a great job--we have LOTS of documentation of how happy our classes/teachers ... Read more

Why am I feeling unbalanced? Challenge question

Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

Today, your challenge is to write down why you're feeling unbalanced lately. Do you have too much on your plate at work? Are you not taking enough time for yourself? Pinpointing the reasons why you're looking for a change will help you start to ... Read more

Tonight will be great

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      3 comments

Tonight I will have my 3 dear daughters and hubby under the same roof. Haven't had everyone home for a LONG time--and this will be JUST our family--no son-in-law. But--the reason they will all be home is that they are all leaving on Thursday to... Read more

Why I want to lose weight

Saturday, June 20, 2015      10 comments

Posting this here so I see it!! I NEED to remember WHY and then DO IT! I want to lose weight so that-- I can look great! I can continue to fit into my size 10 jeans instead of the 14 and 16 pairs I wore 3 years ago. I can get back to ... Read more

Getting ready for the 5% Summer Challenge

Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment • I will do at least 10 minutes of cardio every day—if just walking, I need to do 20 minutes at the fastest pace I can manage—or that hubby can manage. • I will get to the gym at least 3 day... Read more

So much happening--and then I'll be alone

Saturday, May 23, 2015      6 comments

So much has happened. DD3 graduated from college--what a beautiful ceremony at Michigan Technological University. She graduated with honors in Civil Engineering and will be going to graduate school in Iowa. So we drove 2 days to get there in t... Read more

What's up? Lots--and nothing

Sunday, April 12, 2015      6 comments

I haven't been posting. I should--it makes me think so I should! I have been to Philadelphia to visit a long-time friend and we had a ball. I have left my "old" gym for the Y and have started to find some classes that I can do--but still haven't... Read more

Renewing my commitment

Saturday, March 21, 2015      7 comments

I am focusing on "me" again--on my health and fitness. My weight is creeping up but the size 10 jeans still fit so I am watching a bit more closely but not being nuts! I am doing the 30 days to a healthier me challenge--so I do want to get back ... Read more

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