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Staying the Course
Thursday, June 02, 2016      9 comments

I went out to dinner with DD last night for her birthday. Red Robin is her favorite. I think I did pretty well. I got the light Twisted Lemonade and the Simply Grilled Chicken Salad. She enjoyed the present I put together for her. She is re... Read more
Back to Work...Progressing Along!
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      8 comments

Back to work after a long weekend... I admit I came in today with a little bit of nagging worry. One of my co-workers is off and I am covering her caseload...and it's the beginning of the month...and it's a short work week...three strikes agai... Read more
Super Happy Memorial Day!!!
Monday, May 30, 2016      9 comments

Super Happy Memorial Day!!! I've had a great day! I've eaten on plan. I'm still stoked over losing 7 lbs this past week and am hopeful for another good week of weight loss. Eating 5 meals a day is the bomb! I didn't think I would like it, b... Read more
Weighed in...7 lbs Lost in One Week!
Sunday, May 29, 2016      9 comments

So, I have completed a week on the Extreme Transformation plan. I did not weigh in daily like I usually do...I waited the full week and weighed in this morning. 7 lbs lost!!! What! That's a pound a day! I'll take it! Yep, definitely stayin... Read more
Low-Carb, Day 5, Extreme Transformation!
Friday, May 27, 2016      9 comments

Day 5 of my Extreme Transformation. It's my first low-carb day. it was more challenging to come up with the meals for this day. Chris and Heidi Powell, in their book, Extreme Transformation, have all the meals laid out with a shopping list an... Read more
New Life...New Me?
Thursday, May 26, 2016      10 comments

Day 4 of Extreme Transformation! Today is my last high-carb day of the week...then 2 low-carb days, then reset/weigh-in day. I'm really looking forward to reset/weigh-in day. I almost took a sneek peek at the scale this morning...but I resist... Read more
Started Extreme Transformation!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      8 comments

I'm having a great week! (I think.) I'm not weighing daily at this time. I am doing the Extreme Transformation eating plan. So different! And I LIKE it! Here's some of the highlights: Eat every 3 hours Eat within 30 minutes of getti... Read more
Back at It
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      11 comments

I've been off track for a few days. Saw a higher number on the scale today. I've recorded the higher number as my re-starting number. I've recorded my horribly unhealthy breakfast, and I'm ready to get back on track. No time like the present... Read more
New Progress!
Friday, May 13, 2016      8 comments

I'm making progress. I like that I have more than one place to look for that indicator now. Before, if the scale did not move, I would not make the "making progress" statement. But now, I am looking at a second indicator...my heart rate. Yes... Read more
I'm Famous!
Thursday, May 12, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday, I worked a lot on the mental game. I was struggling to get over the girl's comments from the Wellness Committee meeting...still. Last night, I finally wrote it out. What the problem was and what the steps were to get over it...forg... Read more
Tuesday of UPS! and Downs
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday had an extreme up and then an extreme down. The extreme up...I started C25K (Couch to 5k)! I downloaded the app I used the last time I did C25K...years ago...and I did Day 1! I was ready for it since I have been doing the short 1-mi... Read more
Stronger Heart!
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      9 comments

Slept in a little today so my morning workout is going to be a challenge...but I am going to do my best to get most of it in. It sure does help to have so many steps in before work. Last night, all I had to do was walk around the house putting... Read more
Morning Workouts
Monday, May 09, 2016      7 comments

Had a good Mother's Day. I spent it with DD and little GD's. We all went shopping. I didn't buy much but DD got some things she was wanting. I mostly just kept track of little people so that she could shop. Then, when my other DD got off wo... Read more
It's Working...Rinse and Repeat
Sunday, May 08, 2016      14 comments

Yesterday went great! I ate in range...at the very lower end. I recorded everything. I drank 8 glasses of water. I ate more freggies than usual. I got a LOT of walking in (14,021 steps). We got the grass cut. I started on a declutter proj... Read more
My Take on the Biggest Loser Article
Saturday, May 07, 2016      8 comments

Spark Coach Jen e-mailed me a link to an article... www.nytimes.com/2016/05/
ight-loss.html She sent it to the Biggest Loser Fans team. She asked that we read it and give her feedback by Ma... Read more

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