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Today is a good day!
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      2 comments

Excited about the upcoming New Year! It always represents to me a new beginning. I didn't track or eat as well as I could over the Christmas holiday but I am on track again. I have always liked the saying "Today is the first day of the rest of y... Read more
After Christmas
Monday, December 28, 2015      4 comments

Today was my first day back to work after Christmas. I slipped in my diet and tracking during the holiday. I started back tracking and exercising today. I didn't beat myself up, I just started again. ... Read more
Love yourself!!
Friday, December 11, 2015      6 comments

We are not defined by what other people think of us. We are defined by how we view ourselves. We have to love ourselves just the way we are and then we will be able to love ourselves enough to make steps to make our bodies healthy. Love yourself... Read more
Figuring it all out!
Thursday, December 10, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday morning, I didn't make it up in time to get in my walk in before work. I was able to sneak in some extra walking during breaks and lunch at work and when I came home I walked and still managed to get my 10,000 steps in. I was happy tha... Read more
I'm a loser!
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      7 comments

This is my first week back on plan after years of being away. I got on the scales this morning and I have lost 2 pounds so far this week! That gives me even more motivation to keep on keeping on. I know it's not going to be easy, especially duri... Read more
Christmas time
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      6 comments

So it's not easy starting on a new weight loss journey during the Christmas season. Last night, I had a Christmas party for a small group I am in and today, my work is feeding us a Christmas dinner. I guess if we can make it through this time of... Read more
Ditching the diet drinks
Monday, December 07, 2015      9 comments

I don't drink a lot of sodas but I usually have allowed myself to have one diet dr. Pepper a day first thing in the morning. I am finding that this is the hardest thing to give up. Any ideas for ways to try to elimate this from my diet?... Read more
Working out
Sunday, December 06, 2015      6 comments

Today, I had planned to be an off day but I changed my mind somewhere along the way which is a good thing. It's kinda weird because I actually wanted to be active. Usually, on Sunday's, when we get home from church I would lay down and take a na... Read more
Feeling great!
Saturday, December 05, 2015      7 comments

I can really tell with the eating habits and working out I have so much more energy. It really makes me have a more positive outlook when I am being active and not just sitting around watching tv. Today, I am off work so I am doing intense house... Read more
Self sabotage
Friday, December 04, 2015      6 comments

Well, I am frustrated with myself. I woke up early this morning and walked 40 minutes as I have been doing. I then fixed a small breakfast and was feeling pretty good about my day. Then I come to work to find that we are having a farewell breakf... Read more
Friday, December 04, 2015      4 comments

When it comes to exercise, I am really good at doing it but could really work on getting more variety. So far, in my workouts, I have been just walking my 10,000 steps a day. I would like to find some resistance exercises as I have osteopenia wh... Read more
No snooze today
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      4 comments

It wasn't easy but I set the alarm even earlier than yesterday so I would have plenty of time for my workout without feeling rushed. I worked out yesterday but I was in such a hurry. Hopefully today, I will feel more relaxed and have an overall ... Read more
Not gonna let a little water ruin my day!
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      5 comments

This morning after I walked for 30 minutes and got ready for work, I was fixing my lunch and filled up my water bottle with the markings on it to let me ... Read more
Feeling motivated!
Monday, November 30, 2015      8 comments

I am so glad that I decided to start with Spark People again. Today is my first day beginning again after slowly gaining back 20 of the 51 pounds a had lost a few years back. I have read so many encouraging posts that inspire me to try again wit... Read more