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Start of a New Week
Sunday, March 08, 2020      4 comments

Last week was not the best except for a visit from my sister and her friend. I didn't sleep well for a couple of nights, my knee was bothering me, and I just didn't feel right. Today I'm going to ease back into my routine. I keep remindin... Read more
After a Very Restful Day
Monday, March 02, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday was a rest day for me. And boy was it a rest! I did absolutely nothing - only got a little over 1600 steps in. I spent the day playing a video game and watching videos on You Tube and Amazon Prime! Food wise I had a normal breakfas... Read more
Exercise for the Long-Term
Friday, February 28, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday's Premium Coaching was about exercising for the long-term and the more I think about it, the exercise routine I have set up for myself is probably not sustainable for the long-term. The current routine is this: 1. 15 min stretching... Read more
Weekly Assessment & Goals for Upcoming Week
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      0 comments

It’s Wednesday – time for my weekly assessment and goals for next week. Last week’s goals were: 1. Continue whole food plant based lifestyle with minimal added sugar & processed foods 2. Continue with daily morning stretching, strength ... Read more
Moderation is the Key
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      4 comments

Today's Premium Coaching lesson is about moderation and to think about where moderation might benefit my healthy lifestyle - diet, fitness, outlook, etc. I think I might best apply moderation when it comes to exercise. I tend to go at it t... Read more
First Visit to Planet Fitness
Monday, February 24, 2020      3 comments

Wow - they have a machine to target every muscle in your body - or so it seemed! I was very impressed with the facility. I was shown how to use the equipment and I'm sure I'll forget half of it when I go to use it, but I'll just ask for help. ... Read more
How to Handle Missteps
Saturday, February 22, 2020      4 comments

Today's Premium Coaching action plan is to blog about the last misstep that derailed you from your healthy living plans for diet and exercise. Since returning to SparkPeople on January 7th of the this year, I've pretty much stuck to the program... Read more
Free Basic Gym Membership
Friday, February 21, 2020      4 comments

I found out earlier this week that I should be eligible for a free membership at participating gyms under the Silver Sneakers program through my Medical Supplemental Policy. I checked out the website and determined that I am eligible and printe... Read more
Weekly Assessment & Goals for Upcoming Week
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      3 comments

It’s Wednesday – time for my weekly assessment and goals for next week. Last week’s goals were: 1. Continue whole food plant based lifestyle with minimal added sugar & processed foods 2. Continue with stretching, walking or walking tape... Read more
End of a Challenge
Sunday, February 16, 2020      3 comments

This is the last day of the “21-Day Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge”. I've been journaling daily in a small spiral notebook keeping track of my sugar cravings along with my hunger sensations on a scale of 1 to 10. I realized that I seldom trul... Read more
Weekly Weigh-in Assessment & Goals
Thursday, February 13, 2020      2 comments

I generally do this blog on Wednesday and it slipped my mind yesterday. I’ll need to add a weekly task as a reminder. As mentioned in an earlier blog, I’m weighing every morning in the hopes of taking away the drama of the scale. I’m more... Read more
Supporting Hubby
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      5 comments

I have to say that I'm very fortunate to have a husband that supports me as I try to eat healthier and get more exercise. He's willing to eat (or at least try) the vegan meals that I fix a few times a week. He doesn't have a sweet tooth except... Read more
Daily Weighing?
Monday, February 10, 2020      4 comments

In the past I've weighed myself weekly while trying to lose weight and then I would switch to a daily weigh-in once I reached my goal weight. https://www.sparkpeople.com/
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Why do I want to lose weight?
Saturday, February 08, 2020      4 comments

Today's Premium Coaching action plan is to blog about "Why" I want to lose weight. Following are the main reasons for me. I want my clothes to fit better. I want to get stronger. I want to be more active. I want a healthy BMI. I wa... Read more
Hunger Level Sensations
Saturday, February 08, 2020      1 comments

For the past week or so I've been trying to monitor my hunger levels. I'm doing the "Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge" right now and we're asked to journal about our sugar cravings. At the same time, I found an article describing hunger level s... Read more

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