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Preparing to begin Linda Spangle's book
Saturday, May 29, 2021      6 comments

The team leader of SP team "100 days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle" (100DWL) has asked new members to think about why we want to work for weight loss or why we are wanting to work through Linda Spangle's book. This will be the first step of... Read more
Creating a "Pull Yourself Back up" 5 -step plan
Monday, May 17, 2021      5 comments

I have pulled part of a message from a team leader of the 100 Days of Weight Loss Team (I will be starting their Team Challenge on May 31: "This is a very practical exercise to use when we're feeling a bit down, or stuck, or lacking motiva... Read more
Ginger in pots... here I go
Tuesday, May 11, 2021      3 comments

Soaking some store bought roots overnight tonight and then planting about once inch stubs in some pots today. Below is the link to the site that I found on the google; read the article by Mary H. Dyer https://www.gardeningkno
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Freggies...canned pineapple?
Friday, May 07, 2021      4 comments

Our Spark Team from the Spring 5% challenge is working on including a serving of vegetables or fruit with our breakfast this week. I think our team leaders site research that people don't always get all the "freggies" they need in a day. I... Read more
More herbs and plants for small garden
Monday, May 03, 2021      3 comments

Hmmm...maybe focusing on care and watering of these few small plants will reinforce the need to care for (and hydrate) myself and my family. I shared the details of the types of trees we planted last week (2 fig, 2 plum) and today I would l... Read more
Herbs, fruit trees...I love Spring
Sunday, May 02, 2021      3 comments

My DH planted four fruit trees yesterday --two fig, two plum. We have been fortunate with the growth and resilience of our two pear trees on north side of our house (one was planted too near our driveway...live and learn, eh?). This endeavor h... Read more
Easy German YouTube Videos -- watching for two years now
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      3 comments

(Thought of mine: return to this post and update; fun to keep track of learning) I need to get away from multi-tasking, but I have changed from continued watching of early morning news and opinion programs to turning on YouTube and viewi... Read more
Thinking about clothes
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      4 comments

I am about to clean out closet and drawers. And, thankfully, I know of a yard sale coming up where I can donate things for a good cause. In this particular case, Purple Olympics. As I was sitting here at the computer, logging my breakfast... Read more
Week 2 (beginning) of Spring 5% Challenge
Monday, April 12, 2021      3 comments

I did fairly well at intentionally filling bottles of H2O ahead of time last week. I will be keeping that up and working to drink at least 3 x 700 ml = 2100 ml of water > eight 8oz cups of water. This week the challenge is to track everyt... Read more
last half of Week 1 Spring 5% Challenge
Thursday, April 08, 2021      2 comments

My team for this SP challenge is the Awesome A Team. We landed fifth out of 12 teams. That means we accrued our point goal (exercise minutes and cups of water points) by Wednesday about an hour after the fourth place team. I can do a littl... Read more
Week One of Spring 5% challenge includes drinking lots of water
Saturday, April 03, 2021      4 comments

I think having a "Do" as opposed to a "Do Not" this first week of the challenge could be a way that I personally start off with some success. Here is part of the description from one of our team challenge threads.: "Spread drinks of wa... Read more
I have joined the Spring 5% challenge for 2021...starts April 3
Tuesday, March 23, 2021      3 comments

I am looking forward to learning more and sharing in the support of the team members this Spring. ... Read more
A great Winter 5% Challenge
Saturday, March 06, 2021      3 comments

And I made some progress this past 8 weeks...I lost 2.198% of my starting weight. Here is to a new attempt when we start our Spring 5% Challenge.... Read more
A running thread as I prepare...
Friday, March 05, 2021      4 comments

Fridays I have more freedom with my schedule than some other days. I really want to be productive today, so I thought I would follow my day via this particular blog post. Could be r-e-a-l-l-y dry reading... Goal: To counter act what I... Read more
Preparing for the IBC "In Between Challenge
Thursday, March 04, 2021      4 comments

One of our Awesome A Team leaders posted: "Wednesday's Tip - Accountability (Noun): The act of holding yourself or others responsible for meeting certain standards through leadership, maturity, self-esteem and action. Accountability is a... Read more

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