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Yes, another brief "lapse", I'm afraid...but NOT a "relapse"!
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      5 comments

Hello everyone; So I broke my streak during and immediately after visiting my sister (why always when seeing family members)?! I'll figure that out eventually; however, I am spending these three days in "bad food & drink detox" until my 60t... Read more
Today I went to "Singing Beach" in Manchester-by-the-Sea (Massachusetts)!
Monday, August 06, 2018      5 comments

Hello everyone, It was hot and steamy but a beautiful day! I took the commuter rail ($10 each way) and it costs $7 for non-residents of the town to walk onto the beach. At least I didn't have to pay for parking! This beach is about an hour from ... Read more
Happy August/Happy Weekend! Now only TWO WEEKS until I turn 60! (I lost 2 lbs. this week!)
Saturday, August 04, 2018      8 comments

Hi everyone, Above is my progress-to-date (4 weeks) - 8.6 lbs. down! Today is also my 29th day with NO alcoholic beverages whatsoever! I feel pretty... Read more
A-HA! Waiting TWO weeks for a drop was WORTH it!
Saturday, July 28, 2018      5 comments

Hi everyone! I lost 3.8 lbs. last week! I also lost a total 4.5 inches and 6.6 lbs. in three weeks! Here is my progress so far: DEEGIRL50 was... Read more
WHAAAT?! I lost ONLY 0.2 lbs. last week, even though I stayed on track...What the...?
Saturday, July 21, 2018      6 comments

Hi everyone, Happy Weekend! So I am keenly disappointed, no question, BUT--I am NOT giving up! I will step up my activity and see if I can budge the scale more by next Saturday. I do show that I lost fat and gained muscle (according to the ... Read more
Pleasantly fatigued after a LOT of walking today!
Thursday, July 19, 2018      2 comments

Hello everyone, I've only done Zumba a few times but I have been walking quite a bit. I feel lighter every day (bit by tiny bit)! So far 13 days with no alcohol at all either. Feeling pretty good about that! One more day to comple... Read more
Today I made up for going "overboard" yesterday (FIVE Dove Dark Candy Bars!)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      3 comments

Hi everyone, So I reigned it in and today I was VERY careful. My average calories for this week so far (Since Saturday) is 1,422. I also walked over forty minutes today. No alcohol for 11 days straight now. I found out that when I'm te... Read more
I am encouraged by this week's loss! On to Week 2!
Saturday, July 14, 2018      6 comments

Happy Weekend, everyone! 2.6 lbs. down my first week! (I sure did earn it, too!) I worked out over five hours total and kept calories below 1,350 per day (on average). According to my scale, 2.1 lbs. lost were FAT! I lost 1 inch from my wai... Read more
Looking forward to end of week 1 - weigh-in tomorrow!
Friday, July 13, 2018      8 comments

Hi everyone, I have averaged less than 1,350 calories per day and have been active (either brisk walking or Zumba) for more than five hours over the seven-day period. I did some form of activity from Monday through Friday. I will weigh... Read more
Staying on Course!
Thursday, July 12, 2018      4 comments

Hello, Everyone! So today I complete Day 6 of my "Six weeks to Sixty!" program. I have already worked out a total of four hours, walking (over 4.0 miles per hour) for over 180 minutes and 60 minutes of Zumba! I am a bit sore but I will... Read more
It's 94 in Boston right now! (68 tonight; 78 tomorrow)
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      3 comments

Hello everyone, I am doing fine in Day 4 of my new program right now. I don't plan to go outside today but I will do a Zumba DVD at 6pm this evening. I found a gluten-pasta called "Chickapea" that has just two ingredients: Organic chic... Read more
I plan to do a Zumba video this evening...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      1 comments

Wait! I WILL do a Zumba video this evening! I am going for at least 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity for at least five days per week. I am feeling highly motivated right now! Have a GREAT day! ... Read more
I walked over 75 minutes at 4 miles per hour in 90 degree weather! And it was GREAT!
Monday, July 09, 2018      3 comments

Hi everyone, Yes, it was hot but also drier than usual in Boston for this time of year. There was a pleasant breeze all day. I had an interview at a recruiting agency in the morning that seemed promising, then I did a lot of errands. (I am ... Read more
Stats from Day ONE are in:
Sunday, July 08, 2018      3 comments

Hi everyone, Above are my initial stats from my latest program, "SIX weeks to SIXTY"! They look pretty discouraging, but I think I can lose at ... Read more
Friday, July 06, 2018      5 comments

Hi everyone, So...the "Imperfect Paragon" is back, but with a slight change of plans. I DID actually end up having alcohol, NOT on the 4th of July but on the 5th, which was the rain delay date for my neighborhood's fireworks and concert. I... Read more

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