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Welcome Back!

Monday, September 29, 2014      1 comments

It's been so long since I've entered anything I feel like I'm starting over. But that's life - I'm back and tracking. My goals haven't changed so perhaps it's not really a reintroduction, but the path I was meant to be on all along. Happy Monday... Read more

Stay Calm and Carry On

Friday, August 16, 2013      1 comments

So I'm holding steady and continuing my daily exercise and healthy eating plan and I've honestly surprised myself. I've been battling my weight my entire life, I've either been on a diet or planning to be on a diet for years. I've made charts, g... Read more

On Track

Thursday, August 08, 2013      0 comments

Things are going well - I visited family this weekend and it's amazing how easy it is to fall off the wagon when I'm out of my regular environment. I attended a picnic and was surrounded by every party sweet you can imagine - but overall I manag... Read more

Time to Change Things Up

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      2 comments

I got a little bored with my workouts - I started getting distracted and I noticed my excitement lessening. So I changed things and opted for a longer 15 minute total body workout every other day. I also started to walk more throughout the day a... Read more

Noticing the Change

Thursday, July 25, 2013      0 comments

I've been doing really well - days 18, 19 & 20 are under my belt and I see how just a little bit of exercise creates a shift in my thinking. I did 5 minutes of exercise this morning, something really good for myself and then I choose oatmeal for... Read more

Every Little Bit Helps!

Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

Days 15, 16 & 17 have been great - I'm getting stronger and feeling less sore so I'm making progress. But I came to a revelation of sorts a couple of days ago. Someone commented that every little bit helps and I realized how right they were. Tha... Read more

So Far So Good!

Friday, July 19, 2013      1 comments

Days 12, 13 and 14 have been good - this 5 minute habit was a great idea. I set a timer and just get on with it and then I've accomplished something. I'm very happy so far. Read more

Yay!! Days 8,9,10 &11

Tuesday, July 16, 2013      0 comments

I've gotten into a rhythm with my exercise and it feels good. Five minutes makes a difference and I even feel a little sore from the effort. I wasn't sure that I'd feel anything honest;y. So for someone like me who really doesn't like exercise ... Read more

Day 6 & 7

Friday, July 12, 2013      0 comments

So far so good - it's funny I didn't think 5 minutes could be so challenging, but I'm realizing more about myself. My plan is to always do my exercise in the morning but yesterday I woke up with headache and I didn't want to chance it getting wo... Read more

Day 4 & 5

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      1 comments

I've been keeping up with my five minute exercise each morning and I feel a little sore so I know it's not just fluffy movement, I'm actually doing something good for me. It sets me up for the day and wakes me up a little so I feel good about it... Read more

Day 2 and 3

Monday, July 08, 2013      1 comments

So far so good - it's kind of amazing how small things make a big difference - five minute exercise in the morning and I feel like I've accomplished something. It's actually really good for me also to do something early in the day that reminds m... Read more

Day 1 Exercise

Saturday, July 06, 2013      1 comments

So it's funny but the five minute goal worked out really well for me. I have a habit of setting goals that are so big or so difficult to achieve that I set myself up for failure. But five minutes - no problem and I actually went and worked out l... Read more

Hopeful Exercise Habit

Friday, July 05, 2013      0 comments

So I read an article that suggests doing four things to start the exercise habit. 1 - Set an easy, specific, measurable goal. 2 - Log it daily. 3 - Report it to others and 4 - Add motivation as needed here's the link http://... Read more

Fitness Frustration

Saturday, January 05, 2013      0 comments

I read an article that talked about people who dislike exercise. The author wrote that instead of trying to fall in love with exercise, one should try to get to obtain the fitness level necessary to fall in love with exercise. Interesting concep... Read more

Fitness Journey

Thursday, January 03, 2013      1 comments

I keep trying to find the exercise and fitness regime that I love. It's been a long struggle and I'm still searching. I long for that moment when I can say - Yes this is the one! Maybe I'll fall in love with hot yoga, or decide that Zumba is wha... Read more

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