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Eating Self Discipline - 5 tips that work for me
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      2 comments

My biggest food challenge is self discipline. I'm 18 days into my plan for eating more consciously and moving more consistently and it feels good to practice being in control again. "Dieting" wisdom says that the first step is the hardest and ... Read more
FEF #12 - Take some time for yourself & food swap
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      0 comments

WEEK TWELVE CHALLENGE - ENDS 06.18.2011 Main Challenge : Carve out Me Time for 30 Points or 0 Points: BONUS : Healthy Swaps for 10 Points or 0 Points: TOTAL POINTS for WEEK TWELVE: ****************************
*********** MAIN ... Read more
The benefits of letting go of being fat (WRMC week 11)
Saturday, June 11, 2011      1 comments

I wondered if I could really become "healthy" again. For a long time I had not exercised regularly, and ate like a fish in the fish tank: anything that floats by, open mouth & gulp. Over the years, I had broadened my definition of health to in... Read more
WRMC Week 11 Health Gains
Thursday, June 09, 2011      0 comments

This week, reflect on those gains. Have you had health gains so far in your journey as a result of the changes you’ve made? Template: EXERCISE Minutes: (150 points for 150 minutes; add 5 points for each min. over 150) MON: 150 TUES: 1... Read more
Planning a "Splurge" & Eating out in Scottsdale Az
Saturday, May 28, 2011      4 comments

My husband and I were lucky enough to travel to Scottsdale, Az for the Giant's Spring Training. I was a little worried because I was weeks into SP and using the Food Tracker - how the heck was that going to work on the road. First step: T... Read more
WRMC #9:Favorite Songs
Saturday, May 28, 2011      0 comments

Happy Dance Songs: 1. Eyes on You/Am Sixty 2. Stuck like Glue/Sugarland 3. After the Dance/Michael McDonald (great for Samba) 4. Cade Cade/SambaDa 5. Going to a Go Go/Smokey Robinson & the Miracles 6. Watch me Dance/The Shanghai... Read more
Some mo recipes - Salad, chicken, pecan spread, choco. mousse Yum!
Friday, May 20, 2011      1 comments

Easy, elegant Pear/ Arugula Salad with Walnuts & Cheese Slice regular or asian pears into salad dishes Cover pears with shredded arugula, toasted walnuts or pecans and blue cheese (or your favorite cheese). Add your favorite dressing or vi... Read more
FEF Recipes Zucchini Pizza, Stuffed dates and Cardamon Citrus Salad
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      3 comments

These are fun, spring/summer recipes. Enjoy Cardamon Citrus Salad – great dish for company Prep time 15 mins Cook time 10 mins Marinate time 15 mins Ingredients: 1 large pink grapefruit 3 navel oranges ¼ cup honey 2 tsp ... Read more
WRMC &FEF Challenges Wk 7
Saturday, May 07, 2011      2 comments

Goal #1: Food Substitutions (5 total, each worth 50 points each, MAX 250 points) Get your buddy to help you find substitutes for each of these types of foods: one that makes you go over your calorie count, one that has a high-fat content, an ... Read more
The other woman and my decision to get healthy & fit (FEF Main Challenge)
Friday, May 06, 2011      4 comments

It was percolating in me for a while. I wanted to feel better, be more active, look better in my clothes...you know the drill. But it was at a New Year's Eve Party that the "straw broke the camel's back". My girlfriend; a hot, petite Latina ... Read more
WRMC Week 6
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

Keep track of what you did, but visit the Chat Thread daily! POINTS: 50 points a day for ONE each of Exercise/activity, Nutrition, and Lifestyle. 20 points a day for all OTHER (Huddling twice/day, posting encouragement for a member) ... Read more
WRMC Week 5 Tracking
Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

ACTION: For this week’s WRMC, track your iron. You can use whatever tracking method is easiest and most reliable, but for Mon-Fri learn if you’re getting enough iron. If you aren’t, get with your doctor. DO NOT TRACK IRON SUPPLEMENTS. HOW ... Read more
My Patio/Spring Garden Activity FEF Challenge (video blog)
Saturday, April 23, 2011      2 comments

Here's the results of our Spring gardening adventures. Hope you enjoy it. Happy Spring!... Read more
Spring Gardens: An activity challenge
Saturday, April 23, 2011      6 comments

I love Snowdrops because along with daffodils, they are the first signs in my garden that it's time to get ready for Spring planting. When the challenge suggested we choose a spring activity it was easy for me. I love gardening; especially in ... Read more
WRMC Week 4
Sunday, April 17, 2011      0 comments

NAME ONE GOAL and your daily progress (50 points/day): My goal this week will be to do 10 minutes of cardio each day. If my leg doesn't let me, then I will do weights on MWF and gentle stretching on TTh. Mon: gardening - leg is hurting but... Read more

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