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Busy But Keep Trying
Friday, December 02, 2016      14 comments

emoticon Day 16 of 199.9 POUNDS on New Year's Day - DO NOT GAIN WEIGHT! Things I did right checklist. 1) Set ... Read more
Lowest Weight in 2 Weeks!
Thursday, December 01, 2016      25 comments

I could not get to sleep last night so I got up and ate. I know bad, bad, bad. It was something I stopped doing in 2011. Thinking about it this morning a few new strategies come to mind, and they center around not coming downstairs to the kitche... Read more
Set the Bar Low Works & Carrot Soup & Wii
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      17 comments

This year I have worked hard to overcome my perfectionist attitude - all or nothing! It's helped a lot and I created a new way to challenge myself - Set the Bar Low and plan for success. Note very low is good too as long as I do it. I am tr... Read more
Set the Bar Low, Pies & Plateaus
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      18 comments

Like many of my American Spark friends, following Thanksgiving there are leftovers. Happily the last of the higher calorie foods are finished. We still have half a turkey which will go into some type of a turkey pie. I am not a pie baker but wil... Read more
New Year's Day Happy Dance! & Thanksgiving Dinner
Monday, November 28, 2016      12 comments

emoticon What a surprise the Voted Featured Popular Blog Post yesterday for my blog - Never Never Leaving Onederlan... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Never Never Leaving Onederland!!!
Sunday, November 27, 2016      26 comments

I am reading some of my old blogs. In 2008 I wrote - I want to walk on the beach, hike in the mountains, golf, go horseback riding, river tubing, walk to Safeway and Starbuck's, walk my dog in a cedar forest, bike on a river island, look good in... Read more
Being a Winner of Hard Fought Battles With the Scale
Saturday, November 26, 2016      18 comments

5% Challenges include nutrition tracking. Why do we hate it so much, when it so obviously works? I am reinforcing MY reasons it works for me. When I write down ever bite and sip I take I have a permanent record of how many times I ate, when, whe... Read more
Easy to Leave Onederland Forever
Friday, November 25, 2016      21 comments

Made it to ONEDERLAND! in 8 weeks in the Spring 5% Challenge. If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent you stay there. I keep reminding myself how easy it is to leave onederland and never come back. It's scary to think a few... Read more
Little Reminders and Pep Talks
Thursday, November 24, 2016      20 comments

Day 8 of 199.9 POUNDS - DO NOT GAIN WEIGHT! I am focused on the daily checklist not weight loss. Each day I look at it several times and see what I can accomplish and I am building momentum. I hit the target of 7 servings of freggies 2 days in a... Read more
Retrain Yourself & Check List Works!
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      18 comments

FWTS Day 16 - How to Retrain Yourself. I think this is the best chapter in the book! Instead of letting the scale control your actions, change your beliefs. Focus on how you think and it will change what you believe. If the scale goes up it does... Read more
When You Know Better You Do Better!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      22 comments

Christmas Photo The magic of nutrition tracking - I lost 30 pounds this year, so I know it works. I need to find new reasons to keep it fresh and ... Read more
When to Stay Off the Scale & Nutrition Tracking
Monday, November 21, 2016      13 comments

FWTS Day 14 When to Stay Off the Scale - when weight changes are likely due to water retention, not true weight gain. Simple changes in your routine can temporarily affect the numbers on the scale - new or salty foods, medications, exercise, cha... Read more
Saturday Routines & DAILY CHECKLIST!
Sunday, November 20, 2016      18 comments

Saturdays I join my group for brunch, and from there I go to pickleball class. Yesterday I decided I would skip brunch. Hubby made me bacon and eggs and I read for a bit, then dear son-in-law stopped by to help move furniture. I forgot about my ... Read more
Decluttered Family Room & Medical Update Again & Party
Saturday, November 19, 2016      19 comments

Friday hubby and I decluttered our family room. Gone are the toys, yoga mats, magazines, toss cushions, furniture throws. We have a very large sectional sofa we bought 4 years. When we got it home we were surprised by it's size, but determined t... Read more
Wow Next 5% Challenge Starts in January! Plan for Mtce & Medical Update
Friday, November 18, 2016      28 comments

Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exer... Read more

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