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Book Bub

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      6 comments

I get a daily email from Bookbub.com that informs me of free or cheap e-books I can get from Amazon or Apple (I think--I always get mine from Amazon). ANYWAY, I recieved a free book today from them called The Diet Dropout's Guide to Natural Wei... Read more

Non-Scale Victory at the Store

Saturday, April 06, 2013      13 comments

Since I have a new job, I indulged in a bit of shopping today. I decided to get some capri-length jeans and a top. I tried on the size I believed I needed, but they were too baggy. I had to take a smaller size! I haven't worn that size in oh... Read more

Life in a higher gear

Saturday, March 30, 2013      13 comments

I had gotten used to being a woman of leisure. Now I have a time-consuming job. I go from 8-ish to 4-ish to a family's home and provide tutoring and behavior therapy to a couple of children with a diagnosis of being on the Autism spectrum. It... Read more

Babysteps

Friday, March 22, 2013      14 comments

I have been babystepping back to the sweet sparking spot. Still not there yet though. Drinking water, eating freggies, need to move more and curb junk food. My new job still hasn't begun. I hoped to be working this week. I will be getti... Read more

No Mojo

Monday, March 18, 2013      15 comments

Lately I have fallen by the health and fitness wayside. How does it happen? Gradually I started eating more and more inappropriate foods. Gradually I stopped paying attention to my water. I haven't done serious fitness in quite a few days. ... Read more

Musings

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      11 comments

Today I was noticed a cache of old letters from my single days in the 1990s. I read a few of them and it was great to read little missives from my mom and friends from back then. The ones that wrote me letters then are still friends today. I ... Read more

End of Leisure Life

Monday, March 11, 2013      19 comments

I mentioned in my status a few days ago that I thought I'd landed a job, and I have. I will be working in a private home tutoring and giving applied behavioral therapy to 1-2 autistic children. I have never truly taught autistic kids and have ... Read more

Sparking away

Thursday, March 07, 2013      9 comments

I won't waste your time telling you of all the eating sins I have committed recently, but I am still sparking despite it all. I got a good workout in today. I'm thinking seriously about a Fitbit, but haven't made up my mind. I got the r... Read more

All the seasons in a week!

Monday, March 04, 2013      9 comments

It wasn't that long ago that we were practically swimming for it here in South Georgia. Then last weekend we experienced our coldest weather of the year. And of course I had to spend the days hanging out on a windswept soccer pitch watching my... Read more

Ups and Downs

Wednesday, February 27, 2013      12 comments

My weight went up in mid-February and I resolved to do better with my fitness and water drinking as well as do better with eating and tracking. Well, my weight was at 226 on weigh-in Tuesday, but down again to 224 today. I hope tomorrow it's s... Read more

Feeling a sense of progress

Friday, February 22, 2013      10 comments

When you are on a health and fitness program as we all are, and you are also a food lover, as most of us are, and you tend towards sedentary behavior, as I do, you can get kind of dispirited about your progress. I joined the 13-13-13 challenge,... Read more

Sunday Afternoon

Sunday, February 17, 2013      9 comments

Have not been doing well with my eating this week. Thanks Easter candy! I cannot resist a box of chocolate. I have cooked a lot of veggies though. I made a tasty chicken enchilada soup this week that was muy tasty! Yesterday, I braised so c... Read more

Throw out your rear-view mirror

Friday, February 15, 2013      7 comments

I decided to subscribe to Jonathan Roche's latest challenge over on FlyLady and wondered why I wasnt recieving his emails. There they were in my junk file! I read his 15 Secrets to Better Health. Nothing really earth-shattering here for those... Read more

No Excuses weightloss program from FlyLady's Jonathan Roche

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      8 comments

I feel somewhat in weightloss doldrums. I did manage to dip down a pound on weigh-in, but I bet it's not permanently gone. I don't seem to be interested in my usual fitness routines nor in being careful in my eating. I am managing to drink my... Read more

Mind Games

Saturday, February 09, 2013      10 comments

This weight loss thing is as much of a head trip as it is a physical activity. We have to use our minds too. I have such a time doing what is right, so what is in my head? Do I honestly think I can do it? Is my desire to indulge in a bag of ... Read more


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