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New focus, new reasons
Sunday, February 01, 2015      2 comments

well here I am. Back at it for the umpteenth time. I guess that is better than giving up on myself totally. I have been a very successful dieter, not a very good keep it offer! This time the reason is very different. I suffered a slipped disc a... Read more
Could it really be the breakthrough I've been searching for?
Monday, February 18, 2013      3 comments

I have been a yo yo dieter for all of my adult life. I have come within 5 lbs of goal, but never got there. I am very good at losing weight but have never been successful at keeping it off. Tonight I was watching Biggest Loser. They were expl... Read more
My 30 Day Challenge
Saturday, March 05, 2011      1 comments

After struggling with getting back into a regular exercise regimen I decided I needed to come up with something creative yet something that would fit fairly easily into my life. I have decided to model my new challenge after a book titled A Com... Read more
Losses...How do I do this while dealing with the losses in my life?
Thursday, September 23, 2010      2 comments

Last week I lost my job after 24 years of service. The next day I lost my aunt, my mother's twin sister who has been a second mother to me all my life. She was there to fill the huge gap in my heart when my mom died almost two years ago. With... Read more
I Just Walked 100 Miles!!
Saturday, July 03, 2010      4 comments

Well not all at once. I have been doing a lot of walking to prepare to do a 1/2 Marathon in the fall. I started tracking my miles on my tracker and noticed that so far I have logged 105 miles!! Yesterday was my highest mileage so far...7 mil... Read more
OMG....What is Happening to Me??
Thursday, June 17, 2010      5 comments

I had a REALLY stressful meeting this afternoon. I got handed yet another huge project, the meeting ran over so I missed my weekly golf league. I went back to the office and instead of hitting the candy jar and planning to stop for a big Blizz... Read more
Breaks My Heart
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      3 comments

I subscribe to a number of health related newsletters. One of them is a Biggest Loser one. The quote below was in the one I received this morning and I can't stop thinking of this woman. "Last week I was running at the beach and a very ... Read more
I Ran for the First Time Today
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

Well at least a little bit. I have been walking regularly but haven't gotten up the nerve to try running. I decided today to just try doing some short spurts of running in with the walking. I walked 4.88 miles and ran only a small portion of ... Read more
Vacation Success
Thursday, April 29, 2010      2 comments

I am thrilled that after a 10 day vacation I weighed in today and lost 0.6 lbs. That is a big difference from the last 10 day vacation in which I gained 4 lbs. So what was the difference? Planning and activity. I planned how I would eat for ... Read more
Vacation Day 4-The sun is out, yipee!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      1 comments

Started the day with a banana and then a walk to the lighthouse. I wasn't sure how long I was going to go because of the blisters I had gotten on Sunday but they felt ok so I kept walking. Unfortunately when I hit the two miles out mark they s... Read more
Vacation Day 3- It should not rain on vacation!
Monday, April 19, 2010      2 comments

Well Sunday it rained most of the day. I again woke up early and went out for my walk. Luckily I got it in before it really started to rain very much. It just kind of dripped the whole time. It was still a nice walk. I ended up with two bli... Read more
Vacation Day 2-What a difference a year makes!
Sunday, April 18, 2010      3 comments

My first REAL day of vacation. I woke up before the sun was up, got dressed, ate a banana quick and went out to the beach for a walk. I had done a "Map My Walk" before we left so I knew exactly where I wanted to walk to. There is a lighthouse... Read more
Vacation Day 1
Saturday, April 17, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday was travel day. That is always my hardest. I handled it really well. I ate a banana and some greek yogurt at home before we left for the airport. When we were all checked we went to a Big Apple Bagel so hubby could get breakfast. ... Read more
How Can I do Vacation Differently This Time?
Thursday, April 15, 2010      1 comments

This question has been bouncing around my head for a while now. I went on vacation in Feb and came back + 4 pounds. I realize the bad weather had some to do with it. I was able to get back on track quickly and lost the weight within a couple ... Read more
Which pants to buy?
Saturday, April 10, 2010      2 comments

I went shopping yesterday for the first time in a while. I need some new pants along with some other spring/summer clothes. As I was looking at the clothes I decided to take in a size 16 and a size 16. Of course I tried the 16 on first. They... Read more

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