BCHARIE
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Monday, December 17, 2018      2 comments

I have exercised 171 days straight in a row! Freaking awesome! My dog is happy about that too because he has gotten to go on daily walks most of those days. Only a rare, too hot or seriously bad weather prevents him from his daily walk. I am... Read more
Flying Weeks
Saturday, December 15, 2018      2 comments

You know the saying "when pigs fly", well this is when weeks fly. Not at all the same but I know we are all feeling it. The days, weeks and months are flying by. I hate to utter, Christmas is just around the corner. I'm ready. I think back ... Read more
Just a little tooting of my own horn
Monday, December 10, 2018      3 comments

I got my bigg butt out of bed at 6:45 this a.m., ate breakfast and made it to the gym for the 8:30 Body works plus abs. Lord have mercy! I can not make it through the entire class but I will one day! I struggled a little toward the end and I ... Read more
342/161
Friday, December 07, 2018      4 comments

(3rd attempt to get this in, computer has failed!) I have logged on here 342 days in a row and exercised at least 10 minutes 161 days. That equates to 24 lost lbs since the end of February. I find those numbers so motivating. I don't wan... Read more
Visualization
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      3 comments

Everyday I do a mini visualization as part of the Spark Premium. Today it suggested visualizing your current clothing (BIG STUFF) compared to the clothes (tiny stuff) you will be wearing down the road. I am NOT incline to keep things I outgrow... Read more
Getting in the spirit.
Monday, December 03, 2018      2 comments

Merry Christmas! I spent the last few days reviewing last month, the positive and negative things that occurred, with an eye to the Christmas holiday se... Read more
I should have.....
Friday, November 30, 2018      4 comments

This mornings reflections took me over the past few weeks of the 5% Challenge. I have floundered and NOT lost anywhere near the 5% that I had hoped for. That doesn't mean I haven't learned a great deal, I have. I think that is the main thing ... Read more
MOJO, where are you?
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      4 comments

I was planning to get up early....ya right. I was planning to go to Body Works plus Abs....ya right. I was planning to go get groceries....ya right. I lost my mojo. At 4:30 AM, doggie decided he needed to go out, I should have gotten my ar... Read more
The yoga swing!
Sunday, November 25, 2018      2 comments

Love you this little girl, my granddaughter. We have struggle with visitation due to momma's use of her daughter as a weapon against her father, my... Read more
Post un-Holiday thoughts
Friday, November 23, 2018      3 comments

My 30 something son responded to my discussion of Thanksgiving with a "eh, who cares", so I decided I wasn't going to brine the turkey (spared some fowl his life) and spend hours making a huge feast for, eh. The night before I made a crockpot o... Read more
Going to the Mattresses Monday
Monday, November 19, 2018      3 comments

If you aren't a mafia movie fan, going to the mattresses is basically you are preparing to go to war with the rival mafia. I put it in my head I was going to war with this day and I killed it before noon. I am a "lazy" retired person (I like to... Read more
Snow, birthday and other random thoughts
Thursday, November 15, 2018      3 comments

It was forcast for a light dusting of snow. My son is right the weather man NEVER gets it right, it's at least 1 inch and on the roads, which they said wouldn't stick. LOL It is beautiful. My German shepherd and I will have brisk walk. ... Read more
Getting old and protein
Thursday, November 08, 2018      1 comments

Yesterday I had several hours at the beauticians mercy, and this afforded me time to go through a pile of emails and read some articles. As a "senior" (geez, I hate that term, but it beats geezer) I am involved in a group called Silver Sneakers... Read more
New level of commitment
Sunday, November 04, 2018      1 comments

emoticon It is cold and rainy today in Chicagoland. I generally (in the past) would not take my dog for a walk. I think I rationalized that he... Read more
In a mood....
Friday, November 02, 2018      1 comments

I do not know what got into me overnight but I am in a mood today. I woke up early on my own, rolled over and felt the rib pain. I am in a mood.... I am going to hit the shower and walk, maybe that will lift this MOOD. UGH!... Read more

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