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Motivation

Friday, May 30, 2014      2 comments

As a part of the "Living the good life" challenge for the 8th week of the 5% Spring Challenge Team, we are granted 5 points for a blog entry. To help my team I have tried to post a blog daily, and today is the last day. Most blogs I have posted ... Read more

Never too old to learn

Thursday, May 29, 2014      4 comments

For years I have been tracking my food and getting the total calories, carbs, fats, etc. After the new change on the tracking page, need I say I don't like change, I discovered the total report which gives the breakdown by each tracked item. I h... Read more

What is the bottom line?

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      6 comments

We are all familiar with the statement starting," the bottom line is......". It is used in business all the time and in government too. Well, what is the bottom line in getting healthier and in my case lighter? SP has us track food and exercise ... Read more

Rainy Day Blues

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      5 comments

Songs are written about all types of situations, conditions and beliefs. If we hear a catchy song we tend to "get it in our mind" and hum, whistle or sing it repetitiously. As for exercise, some days my body and spirit conspire against my healt... Read more

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26, 2014      5 comments

Today we had a county-wide memorial/celebration gathering. There were many WWII veterans, male and female, Korean Veterans, Afghanistan and Iraq veterans recognized. A speaker who led troops in Iraq later called to recognize the Viet Nam vetera... Read more

tracking intake

Sunday, May 25, 2014      7 comments

Tracking intake differentiates from tracking food. When I first started tracking all I ate I discovered I was eating a lot of calories and not getting much health value for all my chewing and swallowing. This was an important lesson for me. I wo... Read more

SP anniversaries

Sunday, May 25, 2014      10 comments

I have been married 43 years this July and never forget one, the fear of wife. However, I joined SP and wasn't committed and left it on my computer and didn't pay it much attention. I was introduced to SP by my daughter, a RD, when the orthopedi... Read more

The extra benefit of hiking for exercise

Monday, May 19, 2014      1 comments

Today Scout, my dog, and I were hiking on a rails-to-trails park and we heard something move in the leaves to our right. Then a bobcat jumped on the track bed and bounded into the woods on our left. It was beautiful. All the birds thereafter jus... Read more

When it is too good to be true......

Sunday, April 27, 2014      6 comments

I am in a challenge for 8 weeks to lose 5% of my weight. I had regained about 30 pounds as a result of the Great WalMart Christmas plot, when they started merchandising Egg Nog in October rather than late November. They further aggravated the Et... Read more

It is all in the mind

Thursday, June 06, 2013      16 comments

Fighting the history of leaping into terrible eating patterns after spraining my knee is apparently showing early favorable results! Passed the candy section; ignored the chocolate bars that bulge out upon you as you wait hours in the checkout l... Read more

An injury test

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      4 comments

It seems that I fall away from healthy habits when I am upset or recovering from surgery or injury. There are many articles I have read about avoiding poor eating habits during these periods and I am trying to follow them. The great news is that... Read more

Living the Good Life –Anything else I would like to share with my Team

Friday, March 08, 2013      11 comments

Changing old patterns/habits is accomplished when I decide I have arrived at a place in my life that I do not like and recognize I placed myself there by my actions. I have to identify the cause and effect and desire to stiop the cause to avoid... Read more

Living the Good Life – Do I need some motivation or advice? Ask for it

Thursday, March 07, 2013      9 comments

As part of a team challenge we are blogging daily for a week to keep motivated about accomplishing a change in our life that will help us lead and enjoy a healthier lifestyle. My goal is to reduce the weakness of eating almond snickers, my cand... Read more

Living the Good Life –What can I improve upon?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

what can I improve upon my goal of leaving Almond Snickers out of my diet on a regular basis? This is a mental commitment and repetition of passing them by is the only way I know of being successful. A mental attitude that this bar is a key to u... Read more

Living the Good Life – How am I doing day by day?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      13 comments

As this goal is to change a mental desire for snickers I gauge it as a success since I am now attracted strongly to Almond Joy's !lol Just joking. I track everything I eat, except for what I may eat after I leave the computer for the night, i.e.... Read more


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