I really want it to be just a personal issue, not including a doctor...
Okay. Need to figure out if I really can budge this middle or if I should be worrying about big health issues. Feel good, but not healthy great, if ykwim. This gut is worrying me, so time to seriously do something about it myself, if possible.
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Staying awake during all day classes
Okay, that's two in a row where I never got sleepy and could have listened a few more hours. Either they're that interesting, or a diet change helped. I didn't have candy or cookies at break time, just a healthy lunch and drank lots of water. ... Read more
Gorgeous Salad day!
Time to get tracking my food. So far so good. Trying to get more vegetable based around here. Decided to plan a new salad each week this summer to make sure there is a 'green' choice on all those grilling nights, instead of just baked beans, ... Read more
One week of walking under my belt!
Feels good! Now to add another piece. Time to add the water. I've been drinking, but not enough. Finally found a green tea that I love--Tazo green tea with lemongrass and spearmint. Need to get counting my cups/glasses again.
And need ... Read more
At it once again
Well, I've gotten back into walking. I know that's the key for me getting back with the program. I've gone out four days in a row. The first day I took a 15 minute walk while waiting for dd to finish her soccer practice. The second day my n... Read more
I'm back to get the job done!
I started working with my dh this summer, so spent lots of hours sitting, and got into poor eating habits (no breakfast and then popcorn or fast food including fries for lunch) besides! I watched myself get very bloated. Then I added lattes an... Read more
Made to Crave
Okay, I'm finally started back walking.
Next thing, the Made to Crave Bible study s... Read more
It's good to be home!
A week away, in another kitchen, has left me really appreciating really cold water from the tap, and what nice big glasses we use everyday! And I missed my double mug, too. ... Read more
mini weekend challenge 9/16
Runs Friday through Monday
ART: Get in the rainbow of veggies each day. You know, red, orange, yellow, green, blue/purple and white. 1 pt for each color you get in per day.
GYM: 30 minutes cardio 2 days and 10+ minutes strength e... Read more
Menus and a few guilt free desserts
Menu planning--great idea on many fronts. You don't have to dream something up when you're tired and ready to eat, you already have the groceries you need, you stand a better chance of getting a healthy diet, and you can make sure it fits into ... Read more
Weekend mini challenge & the farmers market
Get at least 7 hours of sleep each night (F-S-S)
Try one new vegetable OR an old vegetable fixed a new way, and tell us how you liked it.
Do 60 minutes of cardio.
Hit the farmer's market today and bought lots of goodies. I've nev... Read more
Time for getting organized and in routine- gotta love Fall!
Fall in my favorite time of year! Time to pull out the sweaters (just started some cool evenings), and time to get moving in the right direction again. I did not stick with the good habits I was in last spring, and have put on weight. Being t... Read more
The 6 Things I Love about Myself Challenge
Found this challenge on a blog this morning (Thanks, Euphrates!) and thought it's one we should all do. So here's mine, and then I'll be looking for this one to spread around SP like wildfire! :)
6 Things I Love about Myself
1) My h... Read more
BLC in review~
Well, in review, this BLC was very good until a few weeks ago. I was on track, getting plenty of water and exercise, and getting my freggies in. Going on vacation, and giving up the 3-4 days as week exercise, followed by not getting right back... Read more
Odds and ends
The grad party was great--lots of friends and good food. Talked dh into roasting a pig so I wouldn't have to do the meat, and it was a hit. Here's the guest of honor.
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