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There is no such thing as NO CARBS
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      5 comments

I am on day 10 of a 2 week "no carb" diet. There are two things wrong with that comment. 1. There is no such thing as healthy eating without carbs. Most foods naturally have at least trace amounts of carbs. 2. Healthy nutrition is n... Read more
I'm Back !
Friday, February 28, 2014      6 comments

Well, I had foot surgery Nov 4, 2013. I should have been back in regular shoes and walking by Christmas. That did not happen. My wound would not heal. Why? I experienced first hand what diabetes can do to you. When I could wear sh... Read more
Could be worse.
Saturday, August 03, 2013      6 comments

I've had a bad week. I have had a migraine/sinus headache for 1 whole week. Not debilitating but bad enough that the only exercise I did was walk the dog. Now for the last two days I wake with a headache but it does go away (almost). At le... Read more
2013 Summer 5% Challenge Commitment
Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

5% Challenge Commitment My first step is to make sure I am supporting my team. When I do all the assignments that are required, there will be a trickle down effect to benefit me. My last challenge was all about me and I failed. I will take ... Read more
St. Jude's Spin for Kids
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

My Spark Coach assignment today encouraged us to shake up our workouts so they do not become monotonous. I actually tried something way out of my comfort zone yesterday. My health club helped sponsor an event to raise money for St. Jude's Resear... Read more
Finding Motivation Beyond the Scale
Friday, March 15, 2013      8 comments

Finding Motivation Beyond the Scale This was the title of my SP Coach program today. Chris suggested we make a list of the changes noticed since the beginning of this journey. Make sure to look for the intangibles. I enjoy get... Read more
Never a dull moment...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      11 comments

My life is pretty ordinary. However, my children are very good at keeping me on my toes. So much drama... This weekend I went to watch my college age daughter complete in her 2nd to last competition of her gymnastics career. She slig... Read more
What a great feeling!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      12 comments

Today I had a league Racquetball game, my first for this session. I have not played since my wrist was bothering me in early January. I played a guy that was much better than I am but he has not been playing much over the last couple years. He... Read more
Living the Good Life blog, theme... New Habit, day 6
Thursday, March 07, 2013      8 comments

6) Do you need some motivation or advice? Ask for it! Motivation is pretty high right now. But I can always use advice. Today on SP Coach I was told I'm never too old to learn new tricks. Planning my menus is not always easy and I'm a... Read more
Living the Good Life blog, theme... New Habit, day 5
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      4 comments

Goal: eating normal utilizing menu planning. 5) What can you improve upon? Wow, where do I begin? There is always room for improvement. Start small I guess. My tracking will help support my menu planning. I need to make sure I ... Read more
March is National Nutrition Month!
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      1 comments

Check out their link. www.eatright.org/nnm/#.U
TZr_soRZ8G . A huge source of information.... Read more
My Holy Grail
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      7 comments

Today’s assignment from SP Coach; Start your own weekly blog series that documents your journey to a specific goal. Merriam-Webster states the definition of a holy grail is a goal that is sought after for its great significance. We al... Read more
Living the Good Life blog, theme... New Habit, day 4
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      6 comments

How are you doing day by day? Like most things that don't come easily, day by day is a good description of how I deal with my goal of planning in order to eat healthy. Some days I am very glad that SP has a menu planner option on th... Read more
Living the Good Life blog, theme... New Habit, day 3
Monday, March 04, 2013      9 comments

What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? In order to make this challenge a true success and get to the point where a healthy lifestyle is a foregone conclusion I must plan my eating in such a way that it won't fail. ... Read more
Living the Good Life blog, theme... New Habit, day 2
Sunday, March 03, 2013      12 comments

Eating "normal" (I think I need to add the quotation marks because normal means different things for different people) is the goal I will focus on most during this challenge. . Previously I blogged that tracking was the way I was to stay acc... Read more

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