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Never too old to learn...

Sunday, June 01, 2014      8 comments

Yesterday was the last day of the 5% Spring Challenge. I managed to eliminate a few lbs but nowhere close to my goal of 12 lbs. I'm keeping that goal for the 5% Summer Challenge. Though it may not have been a roaring success, at least as I hoped... Read more

Days off...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      7 comments

...and not talking about days off from work. :) Yesterday was a holiday for me...in most senses of the word. Though I did manage to get my exercise done, I didn't do much else. I relaxed - played on SP, played on Pogo.com, did some reading... Read more

Measuring success...

Monday, May 26, 2014      9 comments

So many articles on SP deal with ways to measure your success while using the tools available on the site. Those of us who are active on SP probably read a lot of these articles, nod our heads, post on our team boards, and intend to adopt these... Read more

April 22nd...REALLY?

Saturday, May 24, 2014      6 comments

I can't believe my last blog was on April 22nd. Geesh! Time somehow flies so much faster now that I am older. Since my 5% Spring Challenge has spurred me to eat healthy, exercise everyday, and check in, maybe this week's LTGL Challenge of bloggi... Read more

Where, oh where-e-e-e is...time?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014      7 comments

(Sung to the tune of "Where oh, where-e-e-e is love?" I have no idea where time goes. Well, if I sit and thought about it I probably do. Of course, the Hope Bus is back on the road so it is getting crazier with my work schedule and in an e... Read more

How much is too much?

Sunday, April 13, 2014      12 comments

Challenge is to what I am referring. What are my challenges? To list them, they are: 1. Work 2. Nutrition & exercise 3. Time 4. 5% Spring Challenge 5. Stress Busting Challenge - which I joined yesterday 6. Packing up the excess in... Read more

Achievement is the best motivation...

Saturday, March 29, 2014      7 comments

...at least for me. I have tried over the last couple of weeks since the 2014 Winter 5% Challenge ended to maintain the habits developed during it. Overall I think I did okay though at last Friday's weigh-in for me, I had found a lb. I th... Read more

Will wonders never cease?

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      7 comments

Part of my work responsibilities include teaching breast health and breast cancer classes. Last week I was teaching classes at a local middle school. When in schools, I always share a story about a young man several years ago who sent me an ema... Read more

Friend or foe?

Sunday, March 23, 2014      6 comments

As I continue to track my food here at SP on their nutrition tracker, it occurred to me this morning that I've always seen food as an enemy. It's there to add lbs. to my body. It's not good for me. Food is unhealthy and tempts me. It tricks me i... Read more

Overwhelmed by your support...

Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

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How do you measure lessons learned?

Sunday, March 16, 2014      10 comments

I arose this morning thinking about my successful 5% Challenge. That resulted in my realization that the real test of having learned things about me, adopting new eating & exercise habits, and if I'm really serious is going to be these weeks bet... Read more

2014 5% Winter Challenge - Would I do it again?

Saturday, March 15, 2014      16 comments

Today is the last day of the 2014 5% Winter Challenge. If you read an earlier blog of mine, you know I really thought about whether I wanted to join it and be challenged to lose 5% of my body weight. I spent some time thinking about it because I... Read more

Catching up is hard to dooooo...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014      9 comments

Somehow I'm still having problems with time management each day. Need to find some articles to figure out how to fit everything into my day. I know that part of it in the winter is that my SAD & the weather deplete my energy stores, mostly becau... Read more

Really? I haven't blogged in 13 days? Really?

Saturday, February 08, 2014      7 comments

Time truly does just run away from me. Every day on my way to work & home, I think about my blog topic for the day. Problem is that when I get home from work (about 7 PM), I'm too tired to even think about hopping onto the computer. A quick syno... Read more

What is that light?

Sunday, January 26, 2014      11 comments

Oh, it must be the emoticon ! I love having it stream into my apartment...and evidently so does Katie who has repos... Read more


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