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Rest Does Not Mean Quit
Thursday, October 29, 2020      3 comments

I am learning a better rhythm to my day. My life long habit is: Go-Go-Go-Collapse. It makes me sad because there are always things left undone, and I am proven to be physically inadequate.I feel like I'm a failure. I am practicing a new way.... Read more
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      0 comments

Need to add more protein!... Read more
Game Day
Saturday, October 24, 2020      3 comments

Football game day with my folks. Totally no control. I brought canteloupe wrapped in presciutto. Lovely! I ate pepperoni and cheese wrapped in crescent... Read more
Friday, October 23, 2020      2 comments

Was on track today until my son called from Walmart. He's in the parkinng lot with a truck full of groceries, 2 little girls, and a flat tire. I got girls and groceries home while he changed the tire. By the time he got home no one felt like c... Read more
Moving More
Thursday, October 22, 2020      2 comments

I finally stopped coughing, sinus not Covid. So I was able to move more today. I was able to pinpoint specific areas of tightness. After looking up PT exercises, I found some ways to stretch that out. Now I'm moving more easily! I climbed 3 f... Read more
Another day
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      1 comments

Yesterday I made good food choices, but didn't move enough. Today is another day to do good. So far: good food choices. Called a friend to cheer her up. (She didn't want to talk because she had another friend visiting.), Offered to help my DIL w... Read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      4 comments

Is time to let the weight fall off!... Read more
Amusing myself!
Sunday, December 09, 2018      7 comments

Today I did my Vacuum Cleaner Workout. I exagerate all the movements: long Stokes with both arms, lunges while pushing across the floor. My sister sa... Read more
Friday, December 07, 2018      6 comments

Weigh-in is not until Saturday. But in reviewing my log, I see that my trouble spot is snacking. All of my meals are on track. But in between I'm reaching for the wrong things, usually emotional eating and always because I don't have a healthy o... Read more
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      6 comments

I've been in the dolldrums. No energy, no enthusiasm, no Spark. Overeating. Not moving. A recent coaching article says that motivation can be a learned skill. Two of the factors are remembering why you are doing this and visualizing how it will... Read more
Winter Walk
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday the gently falling snow looked so pretty I decided to take a walk. I went to a wooded path in a nearby park. Six feet in, I came to a muddy... Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      3 comments

Today's Coaching Tip makes the case for using your imagination. "Spend 30 seconds visualizing how you want to look and feel 6 months from now." Just 30 seconds! Lots of details help convince your brain that this imaginary future is actually po... Read more
Emotional eating
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      3 comments

1570 calories of emotional eating today, and no cardio exercise. (I got scary medical news. I'm going to be ok. But first there's going to be pain. I a... Read more
Burn 50 calories in 5 minutes!
Sunday, November 25, 2018      2 comments

A coaching article today lists several ways to burn 50 calories in 5 minutes. This is gold! Often I don't work out because I don't have an extra hour i... Read more
What works, what doesn't
Saturday, November 24, 2018      7 comments

It has been a puzzle finding out what works for me in building a healthier lifestyle, and what doesn't. Studies show that people who share their weigh... Read more

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