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Do not procrastinate on exercise.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      3 comments

Lesson learned. If I put off exercising, somehow it just doesn't happen. Secretly (or not so secretly maybe) it is not my favorite thing to do. I would rather curl up with a good book. But if I make it a priority to get it done early, before... Read more
Going to the Fair
Monday, September 02, 2013      2 comments

Is it possible to eat healthy at the fair? I believe so. Today, I will make it so. First, bring an ice cold water bottle. Second, pack a healthy trail mix with nuts, whole grain cereal, and a little bit of dark chocolate. Third, seek out a ... Read more
Scale Stress
Saturday, August 31, 2013      1 comments

I have not weighed myself in over a week. In fact, I plan to put away the scale when I clean the bathroom today. Why? Because it stresses me out. When I get on the scale and it does not say what I want it to say, I find myself feeling defeat... Read more
The first step to exercising is to schedule it
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      3 comments

I really do not like exercise until after I do it. Then I love it because I love the way I feel afterward. I have a 3 week streak going of exercising at least 90 minutes a week. Today, I have planned to use my recumbent bike. It is rainy and... Read more
This is a first.....
Thursday, August 22, 2013      3 comments

Last night, I did not go to bed until 3:40 a.m. I needed to get up at 6:00 a.m. It was the first time in quite a while I have not gotten my rest. Usually, when this happens, I overeat all day. I guess I believe I am hungry....that I won't fe... Read more
Anit-Procrastination Live-It
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      3 comments

Today, I web-searched procrastination; since I am such a pro at it, I wondered if there could possibly be anything more to know about it! I found a website called the Anti-Procrastination Diet. I read it and thought it was a pretty good idea. ... Read more
My Turn
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday, I read a blog about taking time for me and then a new Spark Friend replied back with encouragement and advice. This is what Spark People is all about really; supporting each other and taking enough time for yourself to become healthy... Read more
Actually complete upper body strength training today
Sunday, August 18, 2013      2 comments

I decided today just to watch a video about upper body strength training; figured it would be a warm-up to watch and then participate later. It was a trick, I found out....I tricked myself, I guess. Next thing you know, I think, "Hmmm.....this... Read more
Just so tired
Friday, August 16, 2013      4 comments

Tired, getting enough sleep, eating right. Can't figure it out. Drinking water like I should. I know sometimes that can make you tired if you don't drink enough water. Guess I will go to bed. Maybe it is just time to call it a day, read awh... Read more
Exercise excuses
Sunday, July 21, 2013      1 comments

Too busy.....no good. Exercising will give me more stamina, so I will have more energy to accomplish what I need to do. Too tired.....no good. Exercise will give me more energy. Too out of shape....no good. Exercise will help get me... Read more
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

Back at it again! Pretty proud of myself too. I am no quitter! Visualizing myself today chosing healthy options, back to 3 mini-meals with protein always with a healthy carb choice (such as fruit or whole grains), and 3 snacks with protein an... Read more
Antibiotic woes
Saturday, March 30, 2013      1 comments

Have been sick for 8 weeks now, and I am on my third antibiotic. Dr. says I cannot exercise with this one because it is known to cause tendonitis! I had just gotten into the swing of exercising every day. Only 6 more days of this antibiotic a... Read more
Quick meal ideas
Sunday, March 24, 2013      1 comments

Loved the SparkCoach reminder of the plate method and that "home-prepared" meals can be faster than fast food. Great northern beans mashed with peppers and tomatoes, sprinkled with cheese and nuked, tuna, whole wheat bread, mayo, pickle-relish,... Read more
Back on track
Saturday, March 16, 2013      3 comments

This is the seventh day I have spent quality morning time for myself. My blood sugar is down to near normal limits (40 points lowever than just 7 days ago!). I look forward to morning now, when jus 7 days ago, I dreaded it. I am speaking up f... Read more
Been away a long time
Thursday, March 14, 2013      1 comments

I noticed the last time I posted a blog was in 2010! It is now 2013. Wow. What happened? I also read an article today regarding putting yourself on your priority list. It reminded me that I am one of those people who give to everyone else, ... Read more

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