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mindful vs mindless
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      1 comments

Back here after a long absence and as I entered food, water and exercise to track, I realize just how unmindful I have been. I haven't given a thought to what I have been eating, drinking or doing. It's been a mindless free for all. As I came h... Read more
vacation re-group
Sunday, March 17, 2013      2 comments

back from vacation - seems like everything in South Carolina is fried! It was hard to eat out and make healthy choices. I was pretty actiive - beach walks and tennis, but I really could have done better. But - that's okay - it was a great wee... Read more
Staying on track
Monday, March 04, 2013      3 comments

3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track What a great question - with a pretty straightforward answer. To keep on track - I keep coming back. Coming back to SP and coming back to the 5% challenge team. Seeing what the ... Read more
New habits
Sunday, March 03, 2013      4 comments

I am going to try and add a spark 10 minute video to my before bedtime routine. Whenever I have done it in the past, I have had a great sleep - something else I would like to work on - so perhaps these things go hand in hand and I will get to s... Read more
Feb review - onward to March
Saturday, March 02, 2013      2 comments

February was a bit of a strange month for me - a trip in the middle did put a crimp in my weight loss plan, but I did manage to pull it together. I didn't log as many fitness minutes as I wanted ( I was aiming for 1000, but only hit 700), but I... Read more
small victories
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      6 comments

Just want to note these small victories today: 1. ordered a grilled chicken salad at McDonald's tonight instead of a burger 400 calories - with dressing vs. more than 900 (with over 1000mg of sodium) if I had ordered a big mac and fries wit... Read more
Plan for the Winter 5% Challenge
Sunday, February 17, 2013      6 comments

getting my head around this!! 241 X .05 = 12.05 pounds (rounded to 12 pounds) By When: April 20th, 2013 Bringing me to 229. 12 pounds in 8 weeks is totally doable. Even if I do have a vacation week in there where I am notor... Read more
Focus time
Saturday, February 16, 2013      3 comments

Just back from a rather sad trip across the country to help my husband clear out his mother's condo as she has just been moved into assisted living. It was a hard week on so many levels. Hard to see the decline of the human mind; hard to clear ... Read more
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      5 comments

I want / need to lose weight for lots of reasons, but here are my top 3: 1. Health - I need to get rid of this weight to be healthy. I am terrible about going to the doctor and lately I feel old and creaky with lots of aches and pains (knee... Read more
I didn't want to...but...
Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

I came home feeling blah. Work was busy and when I came home at lunch to walk the dog, I had a complete snack meltdown. I guess it was much later than usual and I didn't eat enough for lunch - so when I got home, I was looking for stuff to eat.... Read more
January Wrap Up
Friday, February 01, 2013      3 comments

A quick summary of what I accomplished in January since coming back on the 5th: - 9 pounds gone! emoticon ... Read more
good enough
Thursday, January 31, 2013      3 comments

I have been thinking about this for the past couple of days after reading someone's blog and the comments there. I struggle with this - am I good enough? Am I worth it? Don't get me wrong - I have a pretty good life, but I get so far with my we... Read more
Thursday, January 24, 2013      4 comments

I kinda thought that by this time around, I pretty much knew it all...but once again I am humbled at how wrong I have been. I have SO MUCH TO LEARN...STILL. I've been back here for almost 3 weeks and I have made some changes which have bee... Read more
weigh in tomorrow
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

And now for something a little different....I am going to only weigh in once a week. Previously I was obsessed with the scale - on it daily - and in some insane moments even twice - I would agonize over each gain and the daily fluctuations - no... Read more
fast break goals - part 2
Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

Setting the fast break goals this time around, I said that I really gave them some thought and I want to keep visiting that. So here goes: 1. walk the dog every day This goal has been a real motivator. When we got our little rescue... Read more

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