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Lifetime Accomplishment in 2015!

Friday, April 17, 2015      43 comments

I swam in the DEEP end of the pool! This is only the second time I have been in the deep end, BUT the first time I swam. I wanted to overcome my extreme panic and fear of deep water. DH was with me. I started with 2 flotations belts, 2 aqua barb... Read more

Week 1 Weigh - WooHoo!

Saturday, April 11, 2015      39 comments

I love this picture, if only it was that easy to get thin! But I am doing the happy dance this morning. Last week I was 222.2 pounds and today 217.4! WooHoo down 4.8 poun... Read more

Doctor Update & Back on Track

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      44 comments

This morning I eliminated a couple of time wasters - Facebook's Candy Crush & Bejewelled Blitz. I felt great about it! Then I worked for an hour, and went for a one hour walk in the forest. I did the Pinewood Trail that meanders down a very long... Read more

I will focus on all the positives in my life and get moving!

Friday, April 03, 2015      36 comments

I am thinking about the start of the Spring 5% Challenge which starts tomorrow. As always I am excited about losing 5% of my starting weight in 8 weeks. Last spring I lost 5% and landed in onederland. I worked so hard to do it and it paid off. I... Read more

I'll do it - tomorrow ends today!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      33 comments

Last April I was doing some of my best Sparking ever - sticking to my diet and walking 10,000 steps a day, trying new things like kettle bells, and made it to onederland the next month. Something happened that caused negative thinking and unhapp... Read more

Spring! My Favorite Season!

Monday, March 23, 2015      20 comments

Spring is the season where I do better with my good intention to exercise and diet. There are no major eating events and parties. Yes there is Easter but that's not the same as Thanksgiving or Christmas. I am thinking ahead to how I would ... Read more

5% Challenge & Pacific Crest Trail

Sunday, March 15, 2015      21 comments

Here is where I started today on the virtual Pacific Crest Trail. It's fun to see pictures of where I am along the trail. If you are doing the trail, please look for me KA... Read more

5% Challenge Invitation to You!

Thursday, March 12, 2015      16 comments

I want to bike and hike this year so I need to rehabilitate my legs. In Feb. I hurt my knees and got a respiratory infection, so I really cut back on walking. Spring is here and the west coast is so beautiful, so it'a great motivator to get out ... Read more

Change in My 5% Challenge Attitude

Monday, March 09, 2015      23 comments

A few days ago I misplaced my Fitbit. The laundry was done and no fitbit was found in the washer or dryer, so I wasn't too worried, the worst hadn't happened, it would show up. Hubby and I walked on Saturday and still no fitbit. Wow that's not l... Read more

Home Again - Goal Lean & Mobile

Thursday, March 05, 2015      19 comments

I was in Palm Springs for 2 months and returned home yesterday. Spring on the west coast is beautiful - green grass, early flowers, sunshine, nice to be out walking. I just watched Aging Backwards on PBS with Miranda Esmonde-White. Topic -... Read more

Over Eaters Anonymous - Meeting 3 Onboard!

Saturday, February 07, 2015      29 comments

At the meeting Friday, I am not be sure if I felt I am 'one of them’, but look at the evidence - I am over weight, many times I make poor food choices or eat too much, and it’s apparent I am not in control of my eating behaviors. Maybe eat... Read more

OE Meeting 2 - OE Abstinence

Friday, January 30, 2015      23 comments

Today I attended my second Overeaters Anon meeting. This was the first time I introduced myself as 'Lynn a Compulsive Overeater'. (In my mind I define myself as a person who can lose weight but not keep it off, so I am a Compulsive Overeater). D... Read more

Day 16 of 10,000 Step Streak

Friday, January 16, 2015      25 comments

We are in Palm Springs for January and February. Having this getaway makes it easier to get back on track with the daily steps. I am tired today and have only done 5,000 steps, but I expect I will do 10,000 by 10 PM. This month our friends ... Read more

Overeaters Anonymous - YES!

Friday, January 09, 2015      35 comments

There are 15 questions, but these are the 5 applicable to me, from the OE website. Do I have feelings of guilt, shame or embarrassment about my weight or the way I eat? YES Have I lost weight with a diet or “period of control” onl... Read more

Happy Healthy New Year in Progress

Friday, January 02, 2015      20 comments

We left home Dec. 28th with our friends (they have their own car) and arrived in Palm Springs on New Years Eve. I was super excited to go out for dinner and entertainment at the casino. I had my last naughty meal of the year and WON $1,000 as a ... Read more

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