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VONBLACKBIRD
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Assignment 9
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

Assignment 9 is to chart weight and measurements.. Weight 193 (up a pound since last 5% challenge) Waist 39 Hips 47 Neck 14.5 Upper Arm 14 Thigh 27... Read more
Assignment 8 Excuses
Monday, September 24, 2012      5 comments

List YOUR reasons/excuses on why YOUR diets and exercise plans have not been well executed in the past. List 3 or 4 reasons and for each write a strategy that will keep you on track for 8 weeks. I eat from boredom more than anything and als... Read more
Assignment 7 Cleaning and food buys
Sunday, September 23, 2012      3 comments

The other Count Down Assignments required thinking and writing. This one will take a little more effort - time to look at the diet plan, clean the fridge, tidy the pantry, make a grocery list and shop. If you don't have time to do it now, write ... Read more
Assignment 6 cutting calories
Saturday, September 22, 2012      4 comments

Is there something you eat often that you have learned to cut the calories on? What works best for you? Do you have something you can share with us? I still measure portion sizes and if I get hungry (from boredom or stress) I drink a glass ... Read more
Assignment 5 weigh in
Friday, September 21, 2012      1 comments

Info - the last weigh in for the 5% Challenge will be November 24th. A) How many pounds will you lose to achieve your 5% weight loss? To calculate your 5% 193 x.05 = 9.65 pounds. I will round it to 10lbs. Current Weight: 193... Read more
Assignment 4 Food Triggers
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

For my assignment 4 for the 5%challenge... List ALL your trigger foods. Is it a snack food or part of a meal? Are they sweet or salty? Hot, cold or room temperature? Carbs, comfort foods? *****Both sweet and salty are my triggers. And it ... Read more
Assignment 2 &3 (5%challenge)
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

Assignment 2:Ok I have revamped my sparkpage and added new profile picture. Assignment 3:Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? W... Read more
5% Challenge for Fall
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      4 comments

5% Challenge Commitment. How much and how often will you exercise? What diet will you follow? How will you support your team? Just a little happy to lift your spirits. I'... Read more
more randomness
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

A couple of shots of an American persimmon tree and a Texas variety fig. We had a good amount of both this year and still picking up a few persimmons. Someone asked abou... Read more
Random photos
Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

We ordered some nut tress a few years ago..One was supposed to be almond and one pecan and 2 English Walnuts..we lost one last year to drought but they all had the same lookin... Read more
Patch
Sunday, September 09, 2012      6 comments

You know I was thinking (bad idea a lot of times) that they have patches people wear to keep them from smoking and patches to deliver hormones...why can't they come out wit... Read more
SP friends
Friday, September 07, 2012      7 comments

When I started here in 2008, I met a few people on SP that were from my state and even lived on my side and pretty near but I never took the time to meet any in real life. I had an opportunity once but something came up and I couldn't make it..s... Read more
Not a good day!!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

It has not been a good day for me...First it is still in 100+temps and humidity is so high that it makes it hard to breathe. Went for a walk early and did something to my knee and now can hardly walk. I've kept my heated rice bag on it all day a... Read more
Beautiful
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      4 comments

Just a thought for the day..... We need to realize that beauty comes in all sizes... Been busy lately so haven't taken the time to blog here...I've eaten on the high si... Read more
Rain!!! and Weekend plans.
Friday, August 31, 2012      6 comments

Well Isaac didn't quite come over much of my side of the state but we did get some much needed rain. Only 2.5 inches but it was alot better than we have had..Every little bit helps..Once it stopped you couldn't even tell it had rained as the gro... Read more

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