My goal for April is to reach 217 pounds by my weigh in on April 27. In order to achieve this goal, I intend to track my food every single day, stay in range 7 days a week, and walk for a minimum of 20 minutes daily. My calorie range is 1730-2... Read more
I seem to remember a weight loss tip from some source or another. The focus was that it is important to inform the people around you about your goals. I started doing this yesterday, and I am getting some positive feedback. The biggest surpri... Read more
The challenge for this, week 5 of the 5% challenge is to track calorie intake and stay in range. According to Sparkpeople, my calorie range tops out at 1800 or so, but I never seem to do well in that range. Instead, my goal is going to be 210... Read more
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So, the new task for the Winter into Spring 5% challenge this week is to eat breakfast AND find a new breakfast recipe. I did eat breakfast when I got up tod... Read more
I used to use the to do list approach to blogging. It kept me focused on my daily tasks required to accomplish my weight loss goals. I have noticed another member of my Cloverleaf team that uses it, and it really reminded me of how useful it i... Read more
My goal for this week has been to eat a minimum of 5 freggies every day. I have really succeeded at this, and starting tomorrow I will be upping my minimum to 6 freggies every day. I will keep that to 2 fruits, and the remainder will be veggie... Read more
So, today is Day 6 of the blog assignment for the 5% challenge. When I read this question, my first reaction was no, I am doing alright. Getting my exercise in, getting creative about eating my freggies. However, we can always use motivation!... Read more
4) How are you doing day by day?
My new habit I am forming this week for the Cloverleaf challenge is to eat 5 freggies every day. I set the goal on Sunday, and I have achieved it every day. Today was a bit of a challenge, but I loaded up... Read more
3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?
I hadn't thought of anything for this up until right now, so I am going to have to think for a minute. For keeping on track, I will write down all my freggie intake. To encour... Read more
I did not get on the internet yesterday at all, my kiddos used up our internet usage, and I am not paying $4 a gig for additional usage. So, I will answer the first two questions today in one blog.
1) What new habit you wish to develop?
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I had a busy day today. At the school all morning, but got my walk in right after that. Then, off the the bank, and back to the school for Child #1 to transport to a dentist appointment for a filling. Popped in to the library, then back to sc... Read more