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Why???? I just don't get it anymore.

Thursday, April 23, 2015      5 comments

OK. Maybe one of you has the answer.... These were my totals since Tuesday: Tuesday totals: Calories: 1746 Carbs: 183 Fat: 71 Protein: 101 Fiber: 29 My Daily Goal: Calories: 2,495 - 2,845 Carbs: ... Read more

Oh Numbers.... You're cute....

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Yes... Numbers. When you're what I want to see it's like you're my BFF! When you disappoint you're like those high-school mean girls... It's so cute the way you can be so manipulative. Really. You're SO cute! Read more

Variety is overrated...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      9 comments

I was talking to a good friend the other day about our goals and food plans. When I told her that I have the same thing for breakfast every morning she said, "But don't you get bored?" Ummmmmm.... No. I love my breakfast. Old fashione... Read more

Costco shopping...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      4 comments

I love Costco. Love. I love Costco so much that I have a closet in my basement that we actually call the "Costco closet." I also love Costco because it really is great exercise. Pushing the wagon loaded with heavy things. Lifting all o... Read more


Monday, April 13, 2015      2 comments

I am SO happy that Spring has finally arrived! It's truly been a brutal Winter and it has refused to go away! I just came back from a beautiful walk by the lake with a very close friend. Was so nice to walk outside instead of on my treadmill... Read more

Decision: Week 2

Sunday, April 12, 2015      4 comments

OK. I have made a mindful decision to really commit to this 5% challenge. That is not to say I didn't commit before. I truly did. Really. My struggle is always the weekend and holidays. During the week I am a machine. I track everyt... Read more

Input please? Especially from Fitbit users!

Friday, February 06, 2015      3 comments

OK... I have been really sticking to the plan and staying withing my goals for over a month now. For the past four weeks... nothing. Not exactly nothing. I amtrying to stay positive about feeling stronger and feeling like a look somewhat lean... Read more

A re-boot? So soon? Yup! - Wish me luck! Encouragement appreciated!

Sunday, February 01, 2015      6 comments

OK... Today I began re-boot. For whatever reason I have been stuck. I was trying to stay positive with my "Daily Victories" blogs and by reading lots of articles that would explain my body's not responding to my efforts... but it got to me. ... Read more

Daily........ Whatever: 1/30

Friday, January 30, 2015      1 comments

I think I am done believing that my body wants to lose weight. I am doing everything right. I am just not losing. I'm down 2 pound one day. Up the next. The way I'm eating and exercising now is healthy, so I'll keep doing it but.... ... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/29

Thursday, January 29, 2015      2 comments

Water!!! I drank over 3 liters of water while at work today. If I couldn't get exercise I was at least going to re-hydrate my body from the week of intense exercise prior to today. ... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/28

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      4 comments

Staying on track and keeping with the program. Did Pilates this morning and heading out for Zumba tonight so I had some carbs with my dinner - Made a really yummy pasta bolognese! Plan for the rest of the evening? Zumba, shower, bed! May... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/27

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      3 comments

OK... THIS is the news I like in the morning!!! Weight: down 1.5 pounds since yesterday Pounds lean: up 0.2 since yesterday Pounds body fat: down 1.7 pounds since yesterday. I hope this is the beginning of a nice trend. I have ... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/26

Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

So... My weight (the number on the scale) is not really budging... I am chalking that up to my increased exercise which, according to everything I've read, can take the body up to 4-6 weeks to get acclimated to. BUT: 1) My body fat percenta... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/25

Sunday, January 25, 2015      2 comments

It would have been very easy to have just been complacent with my morning Zumba class and log 60 minutes of exercise for the day... But I was not! I stayed in my gross workout clothing while I was doing my household chores so that I would not... Read more

Daily Victories: 1/24

Saturday, January 24, 2015      2 comments

Today I had a much needed rest day. Went to bed at 8:00 last night and woke up at 7:00... Then lazed around in bed with some books and magazines watching the snow fall outside. It was wonderful!!!! Everyone should take a pajama day every on... Read more

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