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Change in Schedule
Sunday, January 05, 2014      3 comments

I got up early enough this morning to exercise on the elliptical for 30 minutes before I needed to get ready for church. After church a former client stopped by and wanted to start back again. They needed before/after school care. I will need... Read more
Saturday
Saturday, January 04, 2014      7 comments

Weekends are always hard because my schedule is so different. This morning I went to the gym for my official first weigh-in of the year. I was supposed to meet my trainer, but he didn't show up. So, I went ahead and weighed myself. ... Read more
Nibble Scribble
Friday, January 03, 2014      6 comments

A few years ago when I was in TOPS we had a phrase..."When you nibble, you got to scribble"...this was to encourage us to track all our food. Well, I never tracked all the bites here and there because it is difficult in SP food tracker. How do... Read more
My Biggest Challenge
Thursday, January 02, 2014      7 comments

My biggest challenge is to not graze all day long. I am in and out of the kitchen, getting snacks for daycare etc. It is so easy to reach and grab something, take a bite of what I am preparing for the kids. Many times today I had to remind my... Read more
DO IT NOW! - 2014
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      10 comments

This last Sunday my pastor preached Jonathan Edwards sermon "The Preciousness of Time and the Importance of Redeeming It". It really struck home. I have struggled with losing weight for more than half of my life. One of the points..."Co... Read more
Christmas Stocking
Sunday, December 22, 2013      13 comments

I haven't blogged in awhile - mainly because I just wasn't focusing on weight loss, but on maintaining through the holidays. Also, I have been doing a lot of sewing & cross stitching for Christmas. I just finished cross stitching my granddaugh... Read more
Smile - good day
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      8 comments

Normal day -- 30 min on elliptical, playing with daycare kids, sparking, working on quilt blocks while kids napping, cross stitching while watching TV. I held the plank for 90 seconds tonight!! "The 30 Day Plank Challenge" Day 1 (... Read more
Slight Derailment
Monday, November 18, 2013      7 comments

I had a slight derailment last week, but I am back on track. I had my grandchildren on Thurs and Friday which kept me very busy during the day. Then I had something going on both Thurs & Friday nights. The weekend was just as busy. I didn't g... Read more
Good Form
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      8 comments

I was on the phone a lot today dealing with an extended family situation that has been ongoing since my grandparents died 6 years ago. Normally when I am stressed like that I head to the kitchen. But I didn't this time. I kept thinking "consi... Read more
Staying focused
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      4 comments

Nothing much today. I got up and did 45 min on the elliptical. My big project today was finishing 10 chicken quilt blocks and starting on 20 butter and eggs quilt blocks. "The 30 Day Plank Challenge" Day 1 (11/4) - 20 seconds ... Read more
Consistency Is Key
Monday, November 11, 2013      9 comments

Friday night my 3 granddaughters were here and they ended up spending the night emoticon . I have so much fun wi... Read more
Motivated
Thursday, November 07, 2013      8 comments

I am more motivated today. I talked with my sister and she has lost 13 pounds in the last month and a half. So if my sister and friend can do it (plus all my SP friends) I can too! I am really concentrating on drinking more water and eating m... Read more
Great Day
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      6 comments

I had a good day -- had a nice chat & tea with a friend this afternoon. Tonight I had a good workout with my trainer. We concentrated on legs exercises. I can tell and he confirmed that I am stronger than when we first started. I mention... Read more
Normal Day
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      6 comments

I worked on the elliptical for 30 min first thing this morning, then 30 min after the daycare kids left and before my husband got home. I also did a SP 15 min AB video. This afternoon while the kids were napping I finished the 5th quilt to... Read more
Plank Challenge
Monday, November 04, 2013      9 comments

The last few days have been very hectic. Last Wed night my pregnant DIL went to the ER-- She is feeling better and the baby is OK. I watched my grandson & granddaughter (my DIL watches them) Thurs & Friday. My other 3 granddaughters came on T... Read more

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