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A Minute seems like Forever
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      7 comments

Workout in the pool, home for dinner, then off to WOW(Workout of the Week) What I love about WOW is that the exercises only last for a minute. I CAN do anything for ONLY a minute. But OMG when doing it in proper form, it is killer, and I ke... Read more
ToF Week 7 begins - Expectations
Monday, August 04, 2014      5 comments

What I expected to happen on this 12 week challenge, has not. The first six weeks were an adventure. Weekly weigh-ins, two disappointing ones, three happy ones. Workouts, I have never done before and surviving. Ah but I am expanding my hori... Read more
Happy Hour
Saturday, August 02, 2014      4 comments

OMG it was so good. I'm so glad I went to Happy Hour last night. But first was the ToF weigh-in. The last two weeks were disappointing as the scale was headed in the wrong direction. My expectations for this week were, let's just say I was... Read more
"Fooducate" update
Sunday, July 27, 2014      4 comments

Shhhh....took my hubby's tablet to Trader Joe's and quickly found out that the app is better on a cell phone, as the tablet couldn't find a wi-fi connection. DUH! But I'm still having fun scanning at home. Done with the frig and so far mos... Read more
"Fooducate" app helps me with label reading hell.
Saturday, July 26, 2014      5 comments

No smartphones here yet, but we do have tablets. Well the free app wasn't available for my tablet, but it was for my hubby's. I convinced him to download it, and the fun began. The app allows you to scan the UPC code and gives a health grade for... Read more
Weigh-in Disappointment / Smart Decisions
Saturday, July 19, 2014      5 comments

Mapped out my day! Whole Foods Weigh-in Reward Anniversary Sale Trader Joe's At Whole Foods just got what was on my list, It was on the way to my weigh-in. Had to wait for the store to open, so I began to fantasize about the addi... Read more
ToF Week 4 Day 3 - Making Myself a Priority.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      4 comments

Little did I realize what a treasure this 12-week program would be. There are challenging workouts, encouragement... what a wonderful opportunity. I would be a fool to not take advantage of what is before me. This is my shot. The first few weeks... Read more
ToF Week 4 Taking Away the Fear.
Monday, July 14, 2014      3 comments

So the first three weeks have been pretty good. I have been making myself log my food, because it is only a short term goal. It is a challenge, so I can play along for the short term. Besides one of the benefits is it is helping me be more mindf... Read more
ToF Week 3 Ends I am a River?
Sunday, July 13, 2014      5 comments

1CRAZYDOG shared this quote from Helen Reed: “Life is a constant series of adjustments- it flows like a river, swelling with rain and receding with drought, with its banks reshaping in time.” This week has been a mixed bag of challenges and p... Read more
ToF Week 3 Day 4 begins
Thursday, July 10, 2014      5 comments

So far a great week. Tuesday was Aqua Aerobics, dinner break, then WOW (workout of the week). I truly expected to be in some discomfort after, but was pleasantly surprised that any discomfort was hardly noticeable. Say what? I'm getting stronge... Read more
Not Succumbing to Excuses
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      4 comments

Hiding out in the A/C is my usual behavior when the mercury rises. It been in the 90's (33°C). Yesterday was a major workout day for me. First out in the pool for an hour long class, then onto the hour long WOW (Workout of the Week). I was a b... Read more
Today, I Will ....
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      4 comments

I posted that on the ToF Facebook page. What I did was log my food for the day. Thankfully someone posted late in the day and inquired how it was going... uh oh... needed to log dinner. So I did. Their prompt helped me achieve my goal. Gre... Read more
I Am Worth It
Monday, July 07, 2014      5 comments

WATERMELLEN posted this wonderful blog. "What Do We Value? And Why It Matters To Value Ourselves! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5733566 Taking care of myself is somewhat of a... Read more
Here I Go Again!
Sunday, July 06, 2014      5 comments

The holiday and birthday celebrations have subsided. Logging my food would have helped me. I wasn't that bad about my choices, for the most part I was mindful, but I coul... Read more
"You can't handle the truth!"
Friday, July 04, 2014      5 comments

Perhaps that is why I have problems with logging. I can't handle the truth, ignorance is bliss? Week 2 has been abysmal as far as logging food goes. The exercise and other stuff I'm okay with. Why am I so resistant, basically I'm the only on... Read more

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