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Wednesday, July 04, 2018      1 comments

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Goals, Rewards and Motivations Revisited
Saturday, June 16, 2018      0 comments

In my last blog I talked about my reward for losing weight, a trip to Thailand. My ultimate goal is a mantra I picked up from a friend, 25x 50, meaning 25 lb weight loss by his 50th birthday. Mine is 70 x 70. I have 70 lbs to lose by my 70th bi... Read more
Setting Goals and Motivation
Thursday, April 19, 2018      0 comments

Over the years of losing and gaining weight I have learned quite a lot. First, it is not healthy to gain back weight you lose. It is not good for your body or your mind. I have beat myself up over the failures often. I have, however, over the ... Read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      2 comments

I made it for the umpteenth time to onderland this a.m. (-9lb ) I am over the moon. It always feels so amazing to drop into another "zone", Like hitting 189 next, and 179 after that an so on. I have been religiously journaling and doing Beck... Read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      1 comments

My passport came in the mail today! I am planning a major trip with a group, Bamboo, to Thailand/Cambodia, or Tahiti. It's about all I can think about with excitement. Kind of like a little kid waiting for Christmas. It will be a huge step fo... Read more
Last day of March 2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018      1 comments

Yesterday the sun was shining, a warm, lovely day. I did a couple hours of yard work, built a planter box, cleaned some flower beds and got weed and feed down. Such hope deep in my soul when weather is beautiful. I AM READY FOR SPRING! ... Read more
Friday, a week in retrospect
Friday, March 02, 2018      0 comments

It's amazing how busy a person can be despite not being employed, I retired in December. I'm not complaining! I planted 3 trays of flowers, herb and veggies for my garden...PLEASE SPRING COME EARLY. Weather was pretty nice a few days this week... Read more
Did you ever notice?
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      0 comments

Did you ever notice how great peoples after pictures look (or their progress selfies). Today I was looking at some sparkers who had remarkable weight loss and marveled at even tho they weighed more than I currently do, they looked so much bette... Read more
Did you ever?
Friday, March 17, 2017      4 comments

Happy St. Patrick's day to you all! I am Scot Irish, which I hear most Irish are, that a 100% Irish is hard to find. Especially here in the USA. Ah well, we are each a wee bit Irish today. (said in my best Irish brogue) Did you ever get t... Read more
2017 Resolutions
Thursday, December 29, 2016      2 comments

I am not one to make New Year's resolutions. But listening to an author recently sparked some thoughts. Then I ran across this quote, "Resolve to renew all your old resolves." The author I heard talking about it however said that Resolution... Read more
Had to share these thoughts
Saturday, October 22, 2016      3 comments

I get a ton of emails from many different sources. Today, I read an email from Daily@greatist.com, "I Wish I'd Let Myself Enjoy These 4 Things More..." The Author is Susie Moore, a Greatist's life coach, columnist and author. The 4 things we... Read more
BECK October revisit
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday (day 2) was diet selection. I am choosing the fly by the seat of your pants diet. LOL! I have over my years of dieting tried so many. I did Jenny Craig for a year and lost, but regained. I have done Weight watchers multiple times,... Read more
Monday, October 03, 2016      3 comments

I find myself recommitting to lifestyle changes nearly every week. I make plans then I wander off into some unexplainable areas that are defeatist. I guess the best part is that I continually wander back to a good place and there is less defea... Read more
Saturday, October 01, 2016      2 comments

It's a very DREARY October 1, 2016. Raining intermittently, thunder rolling, my german shepherd likes to bark at the thunder...it's going to be one of those days you want to curl up in a ball and eat chocolate. NOOOOOOOO! It's going to be one... Read more
Monday, September 26, 2016      3 comments

I've been MIA for a couple weeks. Couldn't motivate to eat healthfully, not much motivation to log or engage much with Sparkpeople. I managed voyaged into a bucket of pity/ice cream and generally became very reclusive. Bad self talk came alo... Read more

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