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Not quite monthly
Saturday, March 21, 2020      8 comments

Well...that didn't work! LOL! I planned to update my blog every month. It's been almost two months, so that didn't happen! I do plan to finish out the year with monthly updates, so we will see how it goes. First, an update on my goals.... Read more
It's been over a year?!?!?
Friday, January 03, 2020      9 comments

Well, they say accountability is a big part of achieving your goals. I posted a year ago what my goals would be for 2019. I haven't posted since. And...I did not achieve any of my goals! Coincidence? Probably not. As a reminder, here... Read more
Goals for 2019
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      6 comments

First, an update. In 2018 I had a goal to read 22,500 pages. I actually read 21,909 - missed it by 591 pages. Didn't quite make it, but did pretty good! ... Read more
How'd I do on my 2018 Goals?
Thursday, December 27, 2018      8 comments

I meant to provide an update every month. However, the last update was March 30, 2018, so I think I missed that goal! Here are the goals and how I did. Goal #1: Lose twenty five pounds and maintain that loss within a two pound (ei... Read more
2018 Goals Update - only one month late!
Friday, March 30, 2018      7 comments

Time for an update...okay, past time. Here we go! Goal #1: Lose twenty five pounds and maintain that loss within a two pound (either way) range. Goal weight is 135 so the range is 133-137. That is less than 1/2 pound per week. Completely d... Read more
Another reason to measure portions
Saturday, March 10, 2018      11 comments

There are obvious reasons to measure your portions. 1. So you know how many calories you're ingesting. 2. So you get a good idea of what a portion looks like. 3. Probably a bunch more I'm not thinking about right now. BUT...I l... Read more
Imposter/Impostor follow-up
Monday, February 12, 2018      5 comments

I am a huge fan of the comic xkcd (xkcd.com). New comics are put up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This was today's: ... Read more
Imposter/Impostor Syndrome
Saturday, February 10, 2018      17 comments

First of all, who knew that impostor is spelled impostor...not imposter??? Or, is it spelled imposter? Just saw it in a book I'm reading spelled with the "e". Sigh...I'll spell it one way and probably end up being wrong. I guess I could look ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Mind set change
Saturday, February 03, 2018      39 comments

Growing up, I lived on a farm. A working farm. We had a huge garden for personal use and we canned or froze what we could harvest. Because we were farmers, we didn't have a lot of money. If there was extra money, we didn't generally go out t... Read more
2018 Goals Check In
Friday, January 26, 2018      9 comments

To be successful at meeting my goals, I not only need to set S.M.A.R.T goals, I also need to be held accountable. This blog is one of the ways I plan to hold myself accountable...with your help if you're willing! :) Goal #1: Lose twenty ... Read more
Another 90 day Challenge
Saturday, January 13, 2018      13 comments

In the past, I have had success with 90-day challenges. The first one was about 4 years ago and started 90 days before the first day of summer. A Spark friend was doing a 90-day challenge and invited my to join her. Each of us was to choose s... Read more
New goals for 2018
Saturday, December 30, 2017      7 comments

I'm not a resolution kind of girl. Resolutions are made to be broken, right? But goals are meant to be achieved!! That said, here are my goals for 2018. Trying to make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. Lose twenty five pounds and maintain ... Read more
Report on 2017 Goals
Friday, December 29, 2017      8 comments

Here are my goals from 2017 and how I did. Lose ten pounds and maintain that loss within a two pound (either way) range. Goal weight is 135 so the range is 133-137. Nope! Did not do this! In fact, gained weight. Currentl... Read more
G BOMBS - Are they for me? For you?
Saturday, October 28, 2017      5 comments

I listen to a LOT of podcasts. One of them, 40+ Fitness, had an interview with Dr. Furhman, discussing his latest book, Fast Food Genocide. One of the things they discussed was the theory of G BOMBS. I got the basics, but by no means do I hav... Read more
Sometimes, being older is an advantage!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      8 comments

Last Saturday, a friend and I ran/walked a 5k. We started "practicing" our 5k's about three weeks before the race. We would walk for awhile, then walk faster and then jog. We have an app that tells us when to run and when to stop. Sinc... Read more

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