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5/2/20 SMART Goals
Saturday, May 02, 2020      1 comments

I'm just tinkering a bit with my goals from the last challenge. SMART GOALS Specific – Get my A1C under 7.0 so that I can avoid getting put on another medication. Measurable – Use blood sugar meter regularly and, in July, get lab tests.... Read more
1/12/2020 SMART Goals & Nutrition Goals
Sunday, January 12, 2020      1 comments

SMART GOALS Specific – Get my A1C under 7.0 so that I can avoid getting put on another medication. Measurable – Using blood sugar meter regularly and, in June, getting lab tests. Attainable – Track daily; keep calories, carbs and fat at or... Read more
8/31/19 SMART Goals and Nutrition Goals
Saturday, August 31, 2019      3 comments

SMART GOALS Specific – Get my A1C below 7.0 so that I can avoid getting put on another medication. Measurable – Using blood sugar meter regularly and, in November, getting lab tests. Attainable – Track daily; keep calories, carbs and fat a... Read more
SMART Goals & Nutrition Goals
Friday, May 03, 2019      0 comments

SMART GOALS S - SPECIFICALLY, I want to lose at least 12 lbs and get back into good workout habits over the next 12 weeks. M - MEASURABLE by tracking nutrition, fitness minutes, and weigh-ins. A - ATTAINABLE by planning ahead, ... Read more
2/4/19
Monday, February 04, 2019      2 comments

I started this process for health reasons--and those are the same reasons that I am sticking with it. I have arthritis and want to be able to 1) keep moving, and 2) put of knee and/or hip replacements for as long as possible. I have had cance... Read more
SMART Goals for BLC 39
Friday, January 18, 2019      4 comments

S - I want to see my weight go down every week. M - Weekly weigh-ins will measure how I'm doing. A - Tracking every bite every day and getting in at least 20 fitness minutes/day should keep me on track. R - Any loss is a loss. I ... Read more
4-day meal plan (10/19-22)
Saturday, October 20, 2018      4 comments

FRIDAY Breakfast: Farmhouse loaf (1 sl, toasted), 1/2 tbsp light butter, 1 oz cheddar, 1 cup grapes Snack: banana Lunch: Turkey Chili Dinner: Veg-beef soup, chunk of french bread Snack #2: biscotti SATURDAY Breakfast: 1/2 plain ... Read more
SMART Goal for BLC38
Saturday, September 08, 2018      3 comments

S.M.A.R.T GOALS S - SPECIFIC: I want to lose 12 lbs during this challenge M - MEASURABLE by the scale, the way clothes fit, and energy level. A - ATTAINABLE: Mindful eating, planning meals ahead, tracking, committing to daily exer... Read more
SMART Goals for BLC37
Friday, May 04, 2018      6 comments

SMART Goals for BLC37: Specific - Work up to 40 fitness minutes/day by the end of the challenge. Measurable - Record minutes on Ninja tracker Attainable - Start low and add a few minutes every day. Realistic - Definitely! ... Read more
1/14/18 SMART GOALS
Thursday, March 22, 2018      3 comments

SMART GOALS SPECIFIC: Lose 12-15 pounds during BLC36. MEASURABLE: Work up to at least 30 fitness minutes/day. ATTAINABLE: Make it a habit to have protein at every breakfast and to eat a minimum of 5 freggies/day. RELEVANT: Strengt... Read more
Confession Time, Reality Check, Renewal
Thursday, February 04, 2016      7 comments

I haven't been following my plan very well--actually, hardly at all since Christmas. I haven't been losing weight. I haven't been exercising. I haven't gone for the blood work my doctor ordered in August because I don't want to know the resul... Read more
Week 4 Self-Reflection
Saturday, January 31, 2015      6 comments

1. Who else in your life will benefit if you reach your goal, or make the change you have committed to? Why does this matter to you? 2. We are so used to relying on personal strength for reaching our goals. But strength and support are all aro... Read more
A little frustration . . . and Week 2 of Boosting Your Will Power
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      6 comments

I am frustrated with SP today. I tried about 15 times to get to my Spark Page to enter this blog, and every time, I got sent to a page wanting me to upload a mobile app or Spread the Spark. I finally got here for searching for my own Spark Pag... Read more
New Year, New Directions
Sunday, January 04, 2015      8 comments

2014 could have been a better year--but it's over, and I'm ready to start anew. Like so many others, I know what I need to do to stay healthy and become more fit, but I don't always do it. Sometimes that is because it seems hopeless; more ofte... Read more
Overwhelmed
Thursday, August 15, 2013      8 comments

Let me start by saying that I am writing this blog just to blow off steam, so nobody has to feel the need to read it or respond to it. It is what it is. It has been a horrible day. My fellow Outlaws know from posts on my thread that I hav... Read more

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