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Small Victory. Amazing Boost!

Friday, February 05, 2016      6 comments

After 3 low glucose readings in a row, I decided to call the Dr.'s office. They asked me to come in and talk to the Dr. I dread the Dr.'s office because the wait time is unbearable! So today I discovered that I can do an exercise routine in ... Read more

Stop. Rethink. Redirect.

Thursday, February 04, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday I went into work for an hour. I have been involved in a research program for an educational product, and their representative was visiting to observe the product in use. Since I have been involved for two years and they did not want ... Read more

February Goals

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      6 comments

I read a Spark People article today that was about setting goals and being careful to use positive language. As a positive blogger, I saw the wisdom in that. So, with positivity in mind, I will set some goals for February. Reasonable, attaina... Read more

My How Time Flies!

Saturday, January 30, 2016      5 comments

My last entry was almost a year ago. Remarkable! I have been so absorbed in my "new" profession that I have not taken good care of my health, and now I am that all too familiar transition into Senior Living; the onset of daily medications. Hig... Read more

Interesting reading!

Saturday, April 04, 2015      4 comments

It's been almost a year and reading my goals was a fascinating exercise in humility. On Good Friday I had an appointment with my new primary care physician. The results of my physical exam were in and the news was as I suspected. Time to star... Read more

Planning Session

Sunday, June 22, 2014      2 comments

I just wrote a long blog and lost it. But what I have found is that the long blog benefits the writer more than the reader. So . . . now that I have cleansed and gotten my thoughts in order, I'll get back to the planning. Short synopsis ... Read more

The week is over and. . .

Saturday, September 14, 2013      8 comments

it is now time to recommit myself to my goals. This week became the week where I relaxed my "rules". I became complacent and watched myself bend the rules. As a result I gained a little under a pound of weight. I went from 221.4 to 222.2... Read more

The September Journey so far. . .

Saturday, September 07, 2013      7 comments

All I have to do is remember my goals and I'm sure I can accomplish them. I haven't sewn for 60 minutes this past week, but there's still today. I weighed myself and I can see the next "decade" of weight that I am anxious to live in. ... Read more

September Goals

Monday, September 02, 2013      8 comments

You can't reach something if you don't know what you're reaching for, SO . . . weight goal: eliminate 8 pounds September starting weight: 224 September end goal weight: 216 exercise goal: track 180 minutes per week drink 8... Read more

Time to catch my breath!

Saturday, August 31, 2013      6 comments

A three day weekend! I am so grateful to have a little extra breathing room! I have work that I have to do for school, but that extra day to accomplish it is sweet relief. The pace of the beginning of the school year is dizzying! My l... Read more

Weigh in day

Wednesday, August 28, 2013      7 comments

I was looking forward to today. I had a good week of following my plan and I was anxious to see if my efforts paid off. Last week I weighed in at 230 and today I weighed in a 224.8. My efforts did pay off! Now I am looking forward to next We... Read more

Planning for the week ahead.

Sunday, August 25, 2013      5 comments

The school planning for this week is in place. I turned in my lesson plan on Friday. And the meal planning is shaping up. I went grocery shopping yesterday and it was quite liberating to shop according to my plan. I went up and down the aisl... Read more

Wednesday is Weigh-in Day

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      9 comments

Official start of a new school year and weigh in day. I continue to hold steady at the weight I have been maintaining for years. 230. I started Spark People weighing 240. Hooray for the 10 pounds gone but "really, Nancy?" I intend to be acc... Read more

Job Number One

Sunday, August 18, 2013      4 comments

The reason that I have limited my Spark Team involvement to one team is the time discipline. And the reason I have chosen Positive Bloggers is because I have come to realize that the most important aspect, in my opinion, of the Healthy Lifestyl... Read more

Happy Sparkiversary to ME!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013      7 comments

On August 14th of 2007, I was struggling with the extra 25 pounds that I gained since I stopped smoking on Ash Wednesday of 2007. I came to the internet looking for tools. I found SparkPeople! Originally, it helped me get rid of those 25 pou... Read more

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