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Low-Carb, Day 5, Extreme Transformation!
Friday, May 27, 2016      9 comments

Day 5 of my Extreme Transformation. It's my first low-carb day. it was more challenging to come up with the meals for this day. Chris and Heidi Powell, in their book, Extreme Transformation, have all the meals laid out with a shopping list an... Read more
New Life...New Me?
Thursday, May 26, 2016      10 comments

Day 4 of Extreme Transformation! Today is my last high-carb day of the week...then 2 low-carb days, then reset/weigh-in day. I'm really looking forward to reset/weigh-in day. I almost took a sneek peek at the scale this morning...but I resist... Read more
Started Extreme Transformation!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      8 comments

I'm having a great week! (I think.) I'm not weighing daily at this time. I am doing the Extreme Transformation eating plan. So different! And I LIKE it! Here's some of the highlights: Eat every 3 hours Eat within 30 minutes of getti... Read more
Back at It
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      11 comments

I've been off track for a few days. Saw a higher number on the scale today. I've recorded the higher number as my re-starting number. I've recorded my horribly unhealthy breakfast, and I'm ready to get back on track. No time like the present... Read more
New Progress!
Friday, May 13, 2016      8 comments

I'm making progress. I like that I have more than one place to look for that indicator now. Before, if the scale did not move, I would not make the "making progress" statement. But now, I am looking at a second indicator...my heart rate. Yes... Read more
I'm Famous!
Thursday, May 12, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday, I worked a lot on the mental game. I was struggling to get over the girl's comments from the Wellness Committee meeting...still. Last night, I finally wrote it out. What the problem was and what the steps were to get over it...forg... Read more
Tuesday of UPS! and Downs
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday had an extreme up and then an extreme down. The extreme up...I started C25K (Couch to 5k)! I downloaded the app I used the last time I did C25K...years ago...and I did Day 1! I was ready for it since I have been doing the short 1-mi... Read more
Stronger Heart!
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      9 comments

Slept in a little today so my morning workout is going to be a challenge...but I am going to do my best to get most of it in. It sure does help to have so many steps in before work. Last night, all I had to do was walk around the house putting... Read more
Morning Workouts
Monday, May 09, 2016      7 comments

Had a good Mother's Day. I spent it with DD and little GD's. We all went shopping. I didn't buy much but DD got some things she was wanting. I mostly just kept track of little people so that she could shop. Then, when my other DD got off wo... Read more
It's Working...Rinse and Repeat
Sunday, May 08, 2016      14 comments

Yesterday went great! I ate in range...at the very lower end. I recorded everything. I drank 8 glasses of water. I ate more freggies than usual. I got a LOT of walking in (14,021 steps). We got the grass cut. I started on a declutter proj... Read more
My Take on the Biggest Loser Article
Saturday, May 07, 2016      8 comments

Spark Coach Jen e-mailed me a link to an article... www.nytimes.com/2016/05/
ight-loss.html She sent it to the Biggest Loser Fans team. She asked that we read it and give her feedback by Ma... Read more
Lesson Learned...Back to the Program!
Friday, May 06, 2016      10 comments

Boy have I been struggling! I haven't blogged all week. That's a bad sign. I haven't been tracking my food. I haven't been working out. And I have gained weight. *Sigh* So, time to shake off the disaster of this week and get myself on ... Read more
The Flying Pig and a Row of Ducks!
Monday, May 02, 2016      6 comments

My legs, ankles, and feet have had a workout over the weekend. DD and I worked the Flying Pig 5K. We stood at one of the corners and cheered people on as they turned at our corner. You could tell they really appreciated it. I know when I did... Read more
Progress and Fighting
Friday, April 29, 2016      6 comments

More progress has been made on the exercise room. The Total Gym is in. Two mirrors are up. And we put up a white board to track goals and progress. I did a 2-mile workout on the treadmill last night and completed my 10,000 steps for the day.... Read more
New Focus
Thursday, April 28, 2016      6 comments

I think my SP friends are right. I need to focus on NSV's. The scale is currently very discouraging. Every day, it says the same or some variation of the same. But it is not giving me what I want...that next number down on the scale. So, fo... Read more

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