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Better Weigh In & 100 Days of Weight Loss & Decluttering & Restrictions
Saturday, May 08, 2021      34 comments

Happy dance, the scale is cooperating. I am looking forward to the 150's soon. It's been a couple of years or so since I last did 100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle. I learned a lot from it and a refresher will be good. The Spark 100... Read more
Are You Flourishing?
Thursday, May 06, 2021      34 comments

Today I diagnosed myself with tendonitis in my wrist. It hurts so bad it feels like it's broken. I am toughing it out, not even thinking of going to the doctor. I found my prescription Naproxen from a couple of years ago. Good news as per Google... Read more
Wow VERY Optomistic!
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      40 comments

I put a pair of flip flops in the trunk of my car. I am ready to go for pedicure, hopefully soon. Canadians are eager to get vaccinated but there is not yet enough to go around. Some parts of the country are in tight lockdowns, kids are home ... Read more
First Camping Trip & Awesome Sleep!
Friday, April 30, 2021      35 comments

Camping is going well. We are relaxing in the mountains 80 minutes from home. The camp site we chose is quite level so it was quick and easy to set up. We had our choice of sites, and selected the most isolated, in the middle of 15 empty ones. E... Read more
Coming to the Half Way Point, New Recipes & Camping
Thursday, April 29, 2021      28 comments

This Saturday is the Spring 5% Challenge half way point. I am trying harder and hope to see the scale go down a bit. Hubby is tracking calcium too and discovered we both should have more calcium, so he bought calcium supplements. It's nice to ha... Read more
Sustainable Weight? Maintenance?
Sunday, April 25, 2021      29 comments

I had a telehealth consultation with my endocrinologist/weight doctor. She seemed to indicate that my current weight was acceptable, if I was ok with it. I have maintained my current weight for 8 months and it varies by 3 pounds up or down. ... Read more
Emotional Rewards
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      24 comments

Emotional reward — an overall feeling that everything is right in your life, that you're on the right track, and that you want situations like this to happen more. 1) Reward 1 - when I donate clothes I have shrunk out of. I couldn't think o... Read more
Cover Me in Sunshine, Night Time Eating, Planks
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      32 comments

I ❤️ EVERYTHING about this! Paige Tobin, a 6-year-old girl dropping into a 12-foot bowl on her skateboard while wearing a princess dress, rainbow socks, crash pads, and a leopard print helmet. 👑 — “Cover Me In Sunshine” by P!nk www... Read more
Gave the Scale a Little Kick
Friday, April 16, 2021      39 comments

This week I was sidelined for a few days with a knee injury, but could still do upper body exercises. Then I had a several days where I hiked. After the longest hike yesterday, today I have rested my knee. I should have a better weigh in th... Read more
When the Scale Gets Stuck Need a New Plan
Sunday, April 11, 2021      29 comments

I have no idea how many people have joined the 5% Challenges over the last 11 years. If you only had to join SparkPeople and 5%, to lose weight, no one would ever leave. But it is like one of many things people try for weight loss. Regardless of... Read more
Ouchie Knee, Canceled Trip, & Tracking
Saturday, April 10, 2021      30 comments

The other day I was hiking and at the 14,000 step mark I felt a soft tissue pain in my knee. I switched dogs with hubby, giving him Rebel and taking Royce who doesn't pull on the leash as much. It's the same knee I've had major issues with befor... Read more
You've Come A Long Way Girl!
Sunday, April 04, 2021      36 comments

Yesterday while I was hiking with my dog, Rebel in the forest, an idea flashed into my head. I have become the person I wanted to be. I am healthy, fit and in a good weight range. In real life I am living the 'fantasy' life I wanted/imagined I w... Read more
WooHoo Day 1 of the Spring Challenge!
Saturday, April 03, 2021      31 comments

I love the start of a new 5% Challenge. Each season I feel a renewed optimism and day one sets the pace for how the challenge will go for me. 1) Weighed in and recorded my weight on team page. 2) Had breakfast and entered my food in Spar... Read more
3 Meals a Day & Structured Meal Plan
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      18 comments

I am doing quite well with three meals, no snacks. I am training myself - just because I have a food thought doesn't mean I am hungry or have to eat. There is a difference between a thought and an action. The food thought is usually not related ... Read more
Chose Fitbit Versa 2 & BC Virus Update
Monday, March 29, 2021      23 comments

I bought the Fitbit Versa 2 (pick up tomorrow) so I can load audiobooks from the library, track my sleep oxygen variations, and listen to Spotify with a free account. It doesn't have GPS. With Versa 3 and Sense you need a paid subscription to Sp... Read more

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