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Day 12 every day's better with yoga!
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      1 comments

Yoga is my guilty pleasure. I give myself credit for working out and get to relax and focus on something besides work for a bit. Tonight was a great class for me. I got some good stretching and strength training and lots of quiet meditation t... Read more
Great work out on day 11
Monday, September 14, 2015      2 comments

I went back to my old gym today. I switched gyms a couple of years ago to one without group fitness classes with better hours, but I do miss the camaraderie that goes along with group exercise classes. I feel less bloated and am hoping this 1... Read more
Day 9 in the groove
Sunday, September 13, 2015      2 comments

Had a great day and that includes a little exercise, eating within my calorie range and enjoying a football game with some friends. That includes successfully resisting drinks and appetizers, but it wasn't a problem at all today for a change. ... Read more
8 days in on the new zen plan...
Sunday, September 13, 2015      1 comments

Last week I decided I had to try and get back on track. I'd been getting a little depressed over the last few months and the only way out of that for me is loosing these extra lbs. I am always depressed when I am overweight and the only way ou... Read more
Kindler gentler day 7
Saturday, September 12, 2015      1 comments

Down 3 pounds and feeling pretty good. My husband brought home some delicious raspberry kringle from an out of town job today. I wasn't going to have any and then I decided that I had room in my calorie range today and if I ate an appropriate... Read more
Kinder gentler day 6
Thursday, September 10, 2015      3 comments

It's day 6 and this kinder gentler diet plan is working. I'm down 3 pounds and I'm pretty sure if I had jumped back into this diet thing "full bore" like I usually do I'd be nursing sore muscles and starving with no greater results on the scale... Read more
Kinder gentler approach day 5
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      3 comments

So far so good. I haven't managed to stay on track for 5 days in quite awhile. I realize I didn't put this weight back on overnight (even though it seems like it!) and realize it won't come off overnight either. Balance has been a problem for... Read more
Kinder gentler day 4
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      3 comments

I stayed in my calorie range again plus took a nice 2 mile walk and lifted a few weights. I also cooked myself a nice dinner and cooked a little ahead for the next couple of days. This is pretty good for me because I haven't been feeling very ... Read more
Kinder gentler day 3
Monday, September 07, 2015      1 comments

Day 3 of staying within my calorie range. I haven't tracked regularly in quite awhile and I really believe it helps. I tracked my calories faithfully for several years while successfully maintaining a 40 pound weight loss and then just quit. ... Read more
Kinder, genteler day 2
Sunday, September 06, 2015      0 comments

Had a really nice day with little stress and managed healthy and delicious meals within my calorie range. Can't ask for much more than that! ... Read more
Trying a kinder gentler approach...
Saturday, September 05, 2015      0 comments

My 52 year old body isn't tolerating the long distance running program that kept my weight under control in my mid 40's. Every time I try and run any sort of distance my sciatica acts up and I end up limping through my first 10 steps every time... Read more
Just when you think you've got this diet & exercise thing figured out...
Sunday, May 24, 2015      4 comments

Think again. I was there...in a zone...diet down pat, cravings gone, stress handled. I maintained a 30-40 pound weight loss for about 4 years, felt great. I had an I got this attitude. I had found the answer and Spark People was a big part ... Read more
Stress Busting challenge day #15
Monday, September 16, 2013      1 comments

Today got a little away from me but when I felt the stress building I squelched it. Lunch got a little later than I would have liked but I wasn't really hungry so that helped because I was really busy. Got a nice 25 mile run/walk in after ... Read more
Official Stress Busting Challenge Day #14
Sunday, September 15, 2013      0 comments

So I've completed two weeks of the Stress Busting Challenge and I think it was a great idea. I've identified one large area of stress and that was eating poorly during my work day. I would either skip meals, eat power bars at my desk or grab s... Read more
Stress bustin challenge day 13
Saturday, September 14, 2013      1 comments

I 'm beat today....taking it easy tonight. that's about it. emoticon... Read more

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