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Spring 5% Challenge Week 2 Review
Sunday, April 21, 2019      4 comments

What a week!! I did manage to still lose a bit of weight which I am happy about. This past week we celebrated my daughters birthday at the Whiskey Cake Kitchen. I was disappointed that the restaurant did not have any nutritional information on ... Read more
WooHoo My First Challenge Reward
Saturday, April 13, 2019      9 comments

This is my first time on a challenge team and I am amazed at how ... Read more
The Hummers are on Their Way
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      5 comments

My sister loves hummingbirds. She lives in Robstown, Texas and yesterday she posted on Facebook that the hummingbirds have arrived at her house. She has always had a good amount of hummers but in was not until Hurricane Harvey that her house b... Read more
Why I Like to Swim
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      5 comments

I love to swim. I think I would swim everyday if swimming strengthened bones. I was not a swimmer before and never swam competitively. I am not very fast either. I took up swimming because I had a torn meniscus repaired and I needed to exerci... Read more
2019 Spring 5% Challenge
Wednesday, March 27, 2019      4 comments

I am excited about being a part of this community. I have not used my Spark page and the communities as a way to encourage me in my weight loss goals. One of the items to do in this community is to go through your friends and delete the ones t... Read more
Keeping up with my Trackers
Thursday, February 21, 2019      5 comments

I am finding this a lot harder than I thought it would be. It is in the middle of my busy season (I'm a tax accountant). Breakfast is easy. I wake up early to exercise, catch up on personal e-mails and do a quick log in for breakfast. It is ... Read more
It's A New Day
Sunday, February 17, 2019      4 comments

I celebrated my birthday recently and so I decided I needed to do something for me. I love my Fitbit Charge 2. I wear it all the time and I love my weekly competition with my sis. I decided that I needed the Fitbit scale to help me in my wei... Read more
Mind Diet
Monday, September 10, 2018      2 comments

I have been looking at my diet and the diet plans that are being advertised on the internet. I came across the MIND Diet. I think that I am going to incorporate these diet ideals in the weeks to come. I know that I will miss cheese because I r... Read more
Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 09, 2018      2 comments

I am not Jewish but I am married to a Jewish man and tonight we will be going to Temple Services. It is the New Year on the Jewish calendar and I thought I might be a good idea to recommit to eating healthy. Yes, I have tried to eat healthy bu... Read more
Quote for My Day
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      4 comments

Thou shouldst eat to live, not live to eat. ~Cicero I find great encouragement with this quote. I think that I usually am living to eat instead of eat to live. Many days I am thinking about what to eat, what tastes good, what will give me... Read more
The First Day of 2018
Monday, January 01, 2018      1 comments

I always love the New Year. This first day always feels new to me. A time to start over - do better. I am really hoping that this year will be a good year for setting and meeting my goals. So for this is what is on my calendar. 1. P... Read more
It Has Been Awhile
Sunday, December 31, 2017      3 comments

Tomorrow is the first day of 2018. I have been reflecting on the past couple of years and I have not been paying attention to my health and eating habits. So this is a confession of what went wrong. Needless to say after having a hysterectomy ... Read more
First Day at the Gym
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

Over the weekend my dear husband purchased a family membership at the local LA Fitness. Today after work DH went with me to the gym to look it over and become acquainted. The membership is in DH's name so I can only go as his guest. I am not s... Read more
May 21, 2011
Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

Today in The Woodlands is the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas Triathlon. This is a 2/4 swim in the lake, 112 mile bike course, and then a 26.2 mile run. I am thinking "Wow" for all those participants and hoping that the race goes well for every... Read more
Thoughts I had Today While Exercising
Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Today I lifted weights and did hills on the treadmill. As I was doing this, my eyes would continually look to see how many calories I was burning. I was wondering if by I would burn as many calories walking hills as when I do a slow jog. I ha... Read more

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