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Smart Goals
Thursday, August 29, 2019      3 comments

It seems like I never blog anything except under duress. Like now. Smart Goals. BLC41--Lose 3# by: portions snacking--not after 7pm exercise consistently--at least 3X week, up to 5X week.---the only exercise I can do right now is sta... Read more
New Smart Goals.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      3 comments

Here it is, two years since my last entry, and I still feel the same about writing blogs. Hate them. But apparently I must. So here goes. 1. Lose 5 lbs during BLC 40. How...this will not be easy, but then, it never is. My dear, dear h... Read more
Thursday, January 12, 2017      1 comments

I hate goals. I always resisted making them when I was working. Maybe I carried them around in my head without verbalizing them, but that's it. And of course, if you never verbalize them...its pretty hard to achieve them. Right? So I'll... Read more
BLC 32 goal(s)
Monday, September 12, 2016      2 comments

Repeating my feelings about blog entries and goals in general---I hate doing it. But... here goes anyway. 1. Track. I know, I know. I frequently tell myself to track. And I do it. For a little bit. But I fall away from it. And I kno... Read more
SMART goal---again.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      3 comments

I hate planning. I hate making goals. I had to do them for work, but now I'm retired so I shouldn't have to do it anymore. But.... I need a SMART goal for the summer round of the BLC. But What??? I seriously wonder if drinking wate... Read more
3/2/16 reviewing my goals---again.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      3 comments

Making muscles. --that's it. And I'm doing it. I've done J.S. workout videos 6 days/week for 8 1/2 weeks. Today I did a 30 min HIIt workout. I did it the whole way through. I work up a sweat--every day. After I finished the video I ... Read more
Updating my Smart goals
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      4 comments

I just re-read my first blog about setting my goals. That was a good goal. It made sense. So now I'm revisiting it. I've made it almost through the 6 weeks of Jessica Smith dvd's without missing a day. I surprised myself the o... Read more
Goal Setting
Monday, January 18, 2016      2 comments

Man, do I hate setting goals. But Carolyn says I hafta. So here goes. 1. A long term goal. 15 weeks is a long time. Build some muscle. I know....I always put "lose weight" as my goal. This time I'm thinking differently. I've lo... Read more
Just go with it.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      1 comments

The sun is shining today after several days of clouds and drizzle. Here in south Texas that means that the temp. will go up. At home in Pa. the sun can shine all day long, but if its 20 degrees, the temp doesn't change just because the sun is... Read more
Cloudy Thurs.
Thursday, January 07, 2016      1 comments

Its cloudy and overcast here in southern Texas. Sometimes that affects my mood and energy level. But since I've invested myself in Spark more thoroughly I don't feel that way today. I'm pumped about a couple of things. 1. The BLC30 will... Read more
Keeping on keeping on.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      2 comments

I've been continuing with the DVD's. Today was Total Body Training. Jessica can really hit all the muscles. My legs felt like limp noodles by the time I was done. I know I've lost a lot of muscle mass since last year. Between PT and traveli... Read more
New Year/ Healthier year/ Moving more year.
Sunday, January 03, 2016      1 comments

Last week I received my Jessica Smith set of DVD's and joined her WalkStrong challenge. The 6 week challenge starts tomorrow. I've already done the first 3 of the workouts, just to see what they're like, and if I can do them. Yes! I can. ... Read more
keep on keeping on
Saturday, April 18, 2015      2 comments

In between BLC rounds I'm trying to keep up with my diet and exercise. I'm tracking my food, and trying to walk the dogs at least 5Xweek. In between that I've been visiting the doctors and catching up with all the health issues since we'... Read more
4 day menu
Monday, October 13, 2014      4 comments

My meal plans for the next 4 days is pretty simple. Breakfast is always the same--2 eggs, turkey bacon, banana, 1/2 glass skim milk, whole wheat toast. coffee. Lunch-- either progresso soup or homemade beef barley soup sandwich... Read more
My thoughts on the TNT
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      3 comments

The TNT challenge was called Seesaw. I was able to do the first 3 groups of the seesaw. I didn't do the fourth one. Carolyn said we could pro rate our points. Thank goodness. I'd never be able to get through these if I had to do 12/12. I ... Read more

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