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Quick Reflection: Shifting the mindset
Saturday, January 16, 2016      1 comments

I'm not talking about the reflection in the mirror, but it's all related. SP says I've been a member here since 2006. That's almost 10 years! Mind boggling. In that time, I have lost weight, maintained it, and then over the last few ... Read more
Focus on Healthy!!
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      2 comments

Growth and change are constant. As I constantly spiral around in my weight and my attitudes about food and eating and exercising, I sometimes need to remind myself why and what I am doing. My goal is not just to "be skinny," though that wa... Read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2007      0 comments

I got a "very healthy" on the lifestyle scale today! Finally.... enough water, some exercise, more than 4 servings of fruits/veggies, and some sleep. Here's to getting back on track!... Read more
What Fitness Means to Me
Sunday, April 29, 2007      0 comments

I just came back from an incredible week in the Grand Canyon. I was lucky enough to spend 5 completely active days there. I think I hiked around 43 miles; of those miles, 21 of them were with a pack weighing anywhere from 33 to 25 pounds. Yes, m... Read more
Worth repeating
Friday, January 12, 2007      0 comments

From Dean Anderson's article, What is Normal Eating? To lose weight you must maintain a calorie deficit over time. Your body does not operate like a bank account with cutoff times and daily account balancing. It is always in the process of... Read more
Changing goals
Wednesday, December 20, 2006      0 comments

I reset my goals today. I met my first goal, changing from 170 to 140. That's 30 pounds!! Seems unbelievable when I think about that number. Took me from August through December. I went from a size 16 to a size 12. I'm happy at this w... Read more
I swam a MILE today!!
Saturday, December 16, 2006      0 comments

and it took me 37 minutes!! ... Read more
I love this quote!!
Thursday, December 14, 2006      0 comments

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is. (Einstein) I'm on the everything side, but sometimes I need to remind myself of that! :)... Read more
My New Attitude for Healthy Living!
Tuesday, December 05, 2006      0 comments

I've been working on this a lot, thinking about things, including weight loss, and incorporating ideas suggested on the 1 Day Challenge Board. This is basically a repeat of a post there: I want to reinforce this to myself! My New Attitude f... Read more