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I can - therefore I will
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      6 comments

Sometimes my head complicates this thing so much. It is really quite simple. Eat healthy foods in healthy quantities and exercise. To lose weight, calories out or burned must exceed calories in or eaten. I just complicate the crap out ... Read more
Stay Strong Barb.....
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      5 comments

Last Sunday I topped off the day celebrating a friend's birthday. We decided to go to a movie - his choice - which was the Planet of the Apes movie. I must say the smells of the popcorn were soooooo tempting. I thought "mmmmm, movie popcorn, ... Read more
And on it goes...
Sunday, July 13, 2014      5 comments

Completed another week of the challenge. This week I have exercised lots! Continued to try to get over 14000 steps per day on my fitbit and tried really hard to increase that veggie intake. I must say I was a bit disappointed when my weightlo... Read more
The 5% challenge, the tornado and gratitude
Monday, July 07, 2014      12 comments

I worked extra hard the end of last week, exercising, counting calories, drinking water. I can not tell the gratitude I felt when I lost all the weight I gained the weekend before and one pound more. I did not want to let my team down and gain... Read more
Double whammy! Take that voice of reason!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      11 comments

I woke up this morning and a gentle rain was falling outside. The sound of the rain falling was soothing. I reached over and hit the snooze button. "I really don't want to get up and walk. My knees ache and I am still tired," I said to mysel... Read more
I went to the doctor today.....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      19 comments

I went to the doctor today. I usually hate to step on that scale - it is my moment of shame and guilt! I used to actually think about the weight of the clothes I wore, take off my jewelry in the car, make sure I kicked off my shoes and removed... Read more
3.6 lb loss for week one ...
Monday, June 30, 2014      7 comments

Saturday was weigh in day for our 5% challenge. I posted a weight loss of 3.6 lbs for the week! WooHoo!!!!! I am so proud of myself and all my hard work to accomplish that! It was not easy. It was a challenge!!! I should be flying high... Read more
Day 7 of 5% summer challenge
Friday, June 27, 2014      7 comments

I had today off work - so no getting up early and hitting the treadmill. Was waiting for the cable repair man. Believe it or not, I was the first stop! After he finished his repair work I laced up the shoes and started walking in the neighbor... Read more
Day 6 of 5% Summer Challenge
Thursday, June 26, 2014      8 comments

Wow 6 days have gone by already! Amazing! Well, I guess day 6 isn't over yet... I did awesome yesterday and went for a walk after my board meeting - so, I managed to log 10.26 steps on the fitbit! Phew! I am doing a virtual walk to ... Read more
Day 5 of 5% Summer Challenge
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      7 comments

I must admit I am dragging today. I am running on inspiration, motivation, desire, dedication and spark power. There isn't much in the tank! I think it is the humidity and all these gray, rainy days. I feel drained. Anyhow, I did get on... Read more
Day 4
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      5 comments

I am really enjoying this challenge! It is giving me some extra push to make sure I get in my exercise. I am struggling a bit with my freggies. No - that is not true. I am struggling with my veggies! I am one of the pickiest eaters on... Read more
things you learn...
Monday, June 23, 2014      5 comments

There s nothing like a good pair of running shoes. There is nothing worse than a bad pair of shoes! I bought a new pair of Adidas Boost running shoes. They were awesome! Light weight, cushiony, perfect summer shoes! Not so sure how they... Read more
Sunday, June 22, 2014      6 comments

I joined the 5% Summer Challenge. Yesterday was day one - and I had a picnic to attend. I came totally prepared. Brought a couple dishes that I could eat - cut up fresh fruit. I watched what I ate, brought my water and zero vitamin water ...... Read more
Oh geez!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      7 comments

Yesterday I missed my noontime walk due to having to cover for another employee who was out for the day. I figured I would just add another mile and a half to my nighttime walk. Not a good idea. I walked my normal 3.5 miles and tacked... Read more
The Streak is Over...
Monday, June 16, 2014      7 comments

For 55 days I religiously logged in to spark people and pushed that button to spin the wheel for my log in points and then it happened........ Sunday, I lost service for my tv, internet and phone. I had my family coming over to celebrate m... Read more

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