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Day 76 - planning paid off
Friday, March 08, 2019      11 comments

Day 2 of 7 on my business trip. Had to attend a menu tasting tonight, but did actually really well. Was looking forward to the “challenge” and planned the day ahead. Had a ham and cheese omelet for breakfast, and for lunch only a chopped steak w... Read more
Day 75 - so far, so good...
Thursday, March 07, 2019      8 comments

Wow, woke up this morning and at weigh in was down 46.4lbs, skipping the 45lbs altogether. On target and going strong. If all goes well, I could hit 50lbs lost by end of next week. Started my business trip on a high note. Had my breakfast o... Read more
Day 74 - ready...set...
Wednesday, March 06, 2019      6 comments

Getting ready to hit the road - 8 day business trip ahead, starting tomorrow. I feel quite confident that I will do well, but would love to get through this with my streak uninterrupted. I won’t have my scale, so will double my efforts to ensure... Read more
Day 73 - positive energy
Tuesday, March 05, 2019      3 comments

Back in good spirits and super energized. Getting ready for an 8-day business trip. Won’t have my scale, so have to be extra disciplined with tracking all my intake daily. I am positive that I’ll do well, but have to be prepared for every day, a... Read more
Day 72 - What’s your excuse...?
Monday, March 04, 2019      10 comments

Food is my life!!!..... and I mean, literally...it’s been my whole life! I always loved food, grew up in a family where every meal was fresh and home cooked. My mom was an outstanding cook, and generous. I was raised to finish everything o... Read more
Day 71 - lack of energy
Sunday, March 03, 2019      8 comments

Today was a strange day and I may have dodged a bullet. Got up early, didn’t feel too good. Couldn’t get myself motivated to do anything. Went to get a haircut, and on the way back I almost lost the battle to my cigarette cravings. Haven’t reall... Read more
Day 70 - 70 day streak
Saturday, March 02, 2019      6 comments

Still running my streak, finished another great week. 70 days focused and working on my wellness plan. 7 days streak of 10K steps. Down 42lbs, quit smoking over a month ago, and continue to be focused on establishing my new, healthy habits. ... Read more
Day 69 - another long day
Friday, March 01, 2019      4 comments

Got up a 5am (that’s not me,typicall) to get a head start, and just got back to my hotel room. Was on my feet all day presenting, so got my 10K steps in that way. Now, off to bed and get up at 3:30 for a 6am flight. So ready for the weekend........ Read more
Day 68 - traveling
Thursday, February 28, 2019      6 comments

Long day. Early start, all day meetings and then evening flight to Mexico City. Just getting in, on the way to the hotel. Will be a short night, have to get up at 4ish. Don’t love getting up early, at all. Quite stressed, was thinking that i... Read more
Day 67 - busy.....
Wednesday, February 27, 2019      5 comments

Jusy busy, busy at work. Exhausted. Long day, but I did make my 10K steps. Got quite a lot of steps in throughout the day, so didn’t have to make up a lot when I got home in the evening on the treadmill. Business trip the next couple of day to... Read more
Day 66 - owning it
Tuesday, February 26, 2019      10 comments

3rd day in a row I hit 10,000 steps, and not just by accident - I’ll call it my first exercise streak in over 30 years! “Chose” again to walk for an hour after dinner to make sure I made my 10K steps. I am doing this!!! And I also know wha... Read more
Day 65 - stepping it up
Monday, February 25, 2019      4 comments

Wow - I keep impressing myself - today was another day I reached 10000 steps. Got home from work in the evening, had my dinner and then “made myself chose” to hop on the treadmill. Had only 2300 steps when I got home from work, so walked fo... Read more
Day 64 - need new belt!!!
Sunday, February 24, 2019      2 comments

#NSV - Yes, I have reached the end of my first belt, the last hole - so I am down about 8 inches so far. The current belt will last a couple more weeks, then I can switch to my next ones. The good thing is, I dont have to add holes as I have ple... Read more
Day 63 - adding exercise
Saturday, February 23, 2019      7 comments

So, have been adding (a bit of) exercise lately. Have been doing really well with my food choices, and wanted to start off slowly. Also, came back from a week-long business trip and was first time able to weigh myself this morning - did really w... Read more
Day 62 - like a two year old...
Friday, February 22, 2019      6 comments

I have had several moments of frustration recently.... nothing about what I did, but rather about things that I can’t do (yet). I feel bursts of energy and feel like running, jumping, skipping - haven’t done any of these in probably 20-some year... Read more

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