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4/20/2014 1:27:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones . ~ Chinese Proverb ...  Read more


Nice family time...for a change.
4/19/2014 10:54:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

We've had a really rough time with the in-laws. Husband's parents are basically crazy, and so is his sister and her husband, all of whom live here. Th...  Read more


Week 5 update, Hello my name is-
4/19/2014 10:11:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

In case I forget who I am, here's my fight song of the week- Matthew West- "Hello My Name Is" I lost a pound, then I gaine...  Read more


3rd wk of April
4/19/2014 8:34:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

- to just try to stay focused and on track. didnt do too good w it this wk - start my tomato and pepper plants (transplant them) 1 is almos...  Read more


Goodbye, alcohol...
4/19/2014 10:24:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I love a good drink. I realize that statement probably "sounds bad," but I don't care. It is what it is, and I know exactly what I mean by it. I...  Read more


Coffee for those with diabetes 2
4/19/2014 10:03:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

NAYY, just a happy customer! (NAYY = not affiliated, yada, yada) When I wanted a new coffeemaker I shopped around for a lower cost than the...  Read more


Rain+Cold+Homework= No motivation (Day 19)
4/19/2014 9:29:41 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is a struggle. My partner in crime isn't up for Yoga this morning. Usually she and I do it together and we don't face being unmotivated togeth...  Read more


4/19/2014 1:32:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

When you trust God to fulfill the promises Heís given you , all the forces of darkness cannot stop God from bringing your dreams to pass . ~ Ano...  Read more


Move To The Slow Lane
4/18/2014 11:22:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

SAVOR MEALS MORE...When we eat too fast, it stresses the body, causing it to produce an excess of cortisol and insulin, which diminishes calorie...  Read more


Do it all the time
4/18/2014 1:26:10 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I will strive to do my healthy habits like I did year before last. Last year was a wash out. 2012 was the best year for me in a while. I exercised, at...  Read more


An apple a day?
4/18/2014 1:07:23 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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oh boy some things you just have to learn yourself
4/18/2014 8:45:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have a good friend who once upon a time lost a lot of weight. I didn't know her then but she showed me some pictures and it was shocking. She's one...  Read more


Started Strength Training on the Lower Body Yesterday
4/18/2014 8:40:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I went to the gym yesterday so that the trainer could show me how to use the lower body strength machines. That is where I need to work on my body th...  Read more


4/18/2014 6:26:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This morning I woke with the realization that I haven't put my goals into writing so that is what I am doing now. Long term goals: 1. Loose...  Read more


4/18/2014 1:49:39 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Losing is a learning experience . It teaches you humility . It teaches you to work harder . Itís also a powerful motivator . ~ Yogi Berra ...  Read more


Health is a family affair- I will set my family up for sucess
4/17/2014 3:30:07 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today was field day at my kid's school. I made a few observations.... (if you are easily offended and reading this please either hold judgement or st...  Read more


Off Track
4/17/2014 11:26:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I got off track AGAIN. 230 So once again I will b trying 2 refocus on my goals. I was doing really good with tracking food even when I was over...  Read more


What I ate today
4/17/2014 10:55:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

breakfast: Reese's Puffs Cereal and a glass of V8 Splash Berry Blend lunch: peanut butter sandwich and water along with two granola bars dinner: t...  Read more


what? I'M the fast one in the pool?!?!!!!ONE
4/17/2014 8:53:46 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I went swimming yesterday after work. The tough thing about getting to the pool is just the ordeal of going over there, finding a place to park,...  Read more


4/17/2014 2:09:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

We all have those days when we donít know who we are anymore . We can find ourselves by first knowing that we are Godís children . ~ Anonym...  Read more


The Streak That Was...
4/16/2014 10:48:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have enjoyed the month of April just 311 and doing my thing. I had this streak going. From April 1st through April 10th I had reached step total...  Read more


Date Night
4/16/2014 9:55:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

School was fun today. We took a field trip out to my co-worker's house. Her family lives on a hundred-acre farm that they've owned for a couple hundre...  Read more


The clothes are going... and not because they are too big!
4/16/2014 8:00:33 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Well, I am finally to that point. I have been holding onto clothes for a while now that I keep telling myself "will fit again." Not clothes with...  Read more


Consecutive Day 2
4/16/2014 6:51:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Made it to the gym again this morning. Worked out from 6am-715am. I burned 350 calories on an elliptical type trainer that allows you to take really h...  Read more


Controlling impulse of reaching out for sweets.
4/16/2014 6:38:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I had to fight from getting into the box of cookies that were sitting on the clients table and they were so tempted to grab one. I kept talking...  Read more


Weight Loss Tips
4/16/2014 4:55:19 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1. THE OBSTACLES: Food is a tremedous coping mechanism for many people. Food is power because it gives people the preception of relief and if you r...  Read more


solved: the case of the missing coffee mugs
4/16/2014 1:32:46 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Granted the company provides us with serviceable coffee mugs. They are an unsatisfying and boring solid white. I suppose they work in that they hold c...  Read more


4/16/2014 12:44:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday was not a good day for me. My oldest teen aged son and I spent the majority of the day is a series of power struggles. All day I had been w...  Read more


4/16/2014 9:12:37 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Hi, I have some news about my husband. For those new to my blog, he is 50 and was in the ER on Apr. 3rd thinking he had pneumonia. He had multiple...  Read more


Staying strong
4/16/2014 8:22:28 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been setting some new personal records with my workouts and I am actually surprised because I was out for 3 weeks. It is nice to see the progre...  Read more


The trouble with sleeping - Day 16
4/16/2014 7:23:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

What's going well: 1. I feel FANTASTIC 2 .I am starting to look better in my clothes 3. My complexion has improved 4. My Achilles Tendon is st...  Read more


4/16/2014 1:30:20 AM,  6 COMMENTS

No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future . ~ Anonymous ...  Read more


4/15/2014 11:03:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So granted it's not a lot but I am down 13 pounds since the start of the year :) The ultra low carb - high fat diet is working for me and I can't...  Read more


Inspirational Quote...
4/15/2014 9:39:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm REALLY working on this. Trying hard to make some new, healthy habits. ...  Read more


A Better Day...and Pain Relief (I think?)
4/15/2014 9:23:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My back and knees have felt essentially the same for a few days now. Every day when I wake up, I think, "maybe I can get back to my regular workouts n...  Read more


Back at the Gym
4/15/2014 6:52:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

First day back in nearly 2 months. My schedule at work has me going in 2 hours earlier and after work gym time is nearly impossible. There's no parkin...  Read more


Can Chocolate Really Make Your Waistline Smaller?
4/15/2014 4:18:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

According to Dr. Magdalena Cuenca Garcia who works in the physiology department at the University of Granada consuming 1.5 ounces of chocolate (about...  Read more


The terrible sleep eating daemon within
4/15/2014 5:56:36 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a day of rest. I still did yoga and got my homework done. I went to class and was surrounded by twizzlers, fried chicken, chips, and b...  Read more


4/15/2014 1:35:27 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Remember that your presence is a present . If someone doesnít appreciate it , find someone who will . ~ Anonymous...  Read more


4/14/2014 9:59:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I had a great Monday at school today. Mondays are usually tense, blah, and I can't wait for them to be over with. Today was actually really nice. I on...  Read more


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