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Day 92 Accept The Solution
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      8 comments

As I come to the end of the 100 days of weight loss, I find that the lessons are drawing me to a point of knowing that my weight loss and healthy living is a journey that... Read more
Day 91 - Obesity Is a Condition
Monday, December 08, 2014      10 comments

In today's lesson Linda Spangle writes about obesity as a condition, not unlike other health problems that a person might have to learn to manage and live with. Although this is not new news to me, I am always kind of taken aback when I really ... Read more
Day 90 Live "as if"
Friday, December 05, 2014      10 comments

Today we get to go back to yesterday's exercise and pick one of the items on the list and all day long act "as if" the thing is true. The item I am picking is - smiling and laughing at all of life. I like to call today's exercise the day o... Read more
Day 89 At My Best I Am....
Thursday, December 04, 2014      5 comments

Today's lesson is about remembering the times when you felt at your very best and then make a list. Read the list out loud and read it often. Put the list in a place where you can reach for it and read it whenever you are feeling your confiden... Read more
Day 88 - I DO CARE!
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      8 comments

Everyday - day in and day out - it is difficult to keep up the motivation to care about eating healthy and exercising, especially when it hasn't been set up as a lifestyle... Read more
Day 87 Old Habits
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      3 comments

Today's lesson is about getting rid of old habits that are not serving your healthy lifestyle. The exercise is to write a list of the old habits and then go back and write how you will change this behavior so that you don't fall back into that ... Read more
Day 86 Minimize the Damage
Monday, December 01, 2014      4 comments

I love that I am now on day 86 of the 100 days of weight loss and today's lesson. This lesson is perfect for the holiday season and any other unexpected days that could be filled with over indulgence. What we are to do today is to come u... Read more
Day 85 - LET IT GO!
Sunday, November 30, 2014      5 comments

I had to laugh about today's lesson. My granddaughter loves the song "Let it Go" from the movie Frozen. She will sing it over and over and over again. And she acts out... Read more
Day 84 The Expectation Square
Saturday, November 29, 2014      6 comments

Today's lesson is about widening your expectations in life to avoid disappointment. You are to draw a small square and write all of your expectations in it. And then dr... Read more
Day 83 No More Deprivation
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      7 comments

Today's lesson is about deprivation. When learning to eat healthy and change your habits to good choices a person can feel deprived of the food that they used to eat. A really good example of this is Thanksgiving holiday. When I was young we ... Read more
Day 82 Last-straw Eating
Monday, November 24, 2014      5 comments

Today's lesson of last straw eating is a continuation of yesterday's lesson on chain of events. This is where you end up eating something totally unplanned and probably ... Read more
Day 81 Unhook the Chains
Sunday, November 23, 2014      6 comments

I have taken a couple of days to think about Day 81 before I blogged about it. In the lesson for today we are asked to take a serious look at the chain of events that leads us to an emotional eating event. What you do is trace back from the ev... Read more
Gone But Not Forgotten
Saturday, November 22, 2014      9 comments

Today would have been my Mom's 92nd birthday. She was a great lady and her legacy lives on through her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. ... Read more
Day 80 Get a New Title
Thursday, November 20, 2014      8 comments

I am my own SUPERHERO! This was the title I gave myself the last time I worked through 100 days of weight loss, and I still think it applies to me today. As a SUPERHERO I am able to walk and jog as many minutes and hours and miles that I ... Read more
Day 79 Live as a "Healthy Person"
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      7 comments

A Healthy Joann Hopefully this picture will turn out and not be too small. Anyway, today's exercise is to draw a stick figure of me and then make labels on it that d... Read more

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