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Week's Recap
Saturday, September 05, 2015      5 comments

Had a great week! I'm doing C25K again. This week I did: 3 run days 1 circuit day with weights 1 PiYo upper body strength 1 vinyasa yoga ... Read more
7 lbs in 5 weeks!
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      1 comments

I've lost 7 pounds in 5 weeks using the Happy Herbivore meal plans. Plant based, whole foods. That's fast loss for me! I'm tracking on Lose It and using the cognitive techniques from the book, "Beck Diet Solution". That book is a big help.... Read more
Having a Fun Time Losing Weight
Sunday, June 14, 2015      1 comments

Wow! I'm losing weight and actually enjoying it. Two things: I subscribed to the vegan meal plan from Happy Herbivore. It's a no added oil plan using whole foods, no packaged stuff. Home cooking. The result is that I get a lot m... Read more
Beck Diet Solution. Exercise Report.
Sunday, May 10, 2015      1 comments

This week I started working with the Beck Diet Solution book, a cognitive behavioral plan that works with any nutrition plan. It targets your thinking. It's a six week plan. I think I will enjoy it, because I like journaling. Exercise repor... Read more
Travel as Motivation
Friday, April 24, 2015      1 comments

I usually use an upcoming trip to motivate me to be diligent about tracking food so I can lose weight. I did really well this winter, lost 10 lbs before my trip to London/Paris. Today I found out that the continuing ed conference my husban... Read more
Art Journaling. Surgery. Europe.
Thursday, April 16, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I started journaling with the prompts from Lisa Shea's ebook, "Journaling Prompts - Weight Loss". The ebook only costs 99 cents. Here's a link:
-ebook/dp/B00MPNQP... Read more
5 pounds in January
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      0 comments

I took off five pounds in January using the Lose It app. Still working on it. I've finally recovered from the flu and saw a new doctor about my chronic cough. Have gotten relief with a steroid inhaler, and yesterday the doctor switched me t... Read more
Found all those pounds
Saturday, January 03, 2015      1 comments

Gained back everything from when I started WW many years ago. Plus 2. Just going to keep on, keepin' on, battling it. Didn't get to do my Thanksgiving race due to having the flu for 3 weeks. Having takeout while I was sick and then ... Read more
Found a Race!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      2 comments

Woot! Signed up for a Thanksgiving morning 8K in my town. Husband is going to do it with me. It's only the second year for this race. Previously, the Turkey Trot in our area was a week before Thanksgiving, which was really handy for me because w... Read more
I Have Gained!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      1 comments

Yup. Very close to the weight I was when I started Weight Watchers oh those many years ago. I can't decide whether to be dismayed by my scale number or impressed by how well I can run at this weight. I am impressed. But I want the weight of... Read more
Tuesday, May 6th
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      1 comments

Turned off my electronics last night 9 hours before my wake up time. My husband remarked how I woke up with a smile! Getting more sleep is helping. Today I walked 3.11 miles outside on hills and did 30 minutes yoga. The walk was wonder... Read more
Cinco de Mayo
Monday, May 05, 2014      1 comments

I met my goal last night of turning off electronics 9 hours before my wake up time and doing my bedtime routine. FitBit says I slept for 7:35 hours. I did feel better when I woke up this morning (with no alarm!). Also met my goal yesterda... Read more
Week In Review
Sunday, May 04, 2014      2 comments

Successes and misses this week! Let's start with misses. Goal: Fruit 7 days. Close one. Ate fruit 6 days. Goal: Track EVERYTHING 7 days. I tracked everything 4 days. I did track all days, but 3 days I didn't track it all. Succe... Read more
You Play, You Pay
Saturday, May 03, 2014      1 comments

Whew! I had a wonderful time Thursday night going out with my hubby to dinner, to see a movie, and then a music show that we happened to hear while walking back to the car. But I paid for it yesterday! The reason people my age don't g... Read more
Missed Some Goals Yesterday
Friday, May 02, 2014      0 comments

Last night my husband and I planned to go see a movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel. It was excellent. He invited me to dinner beforehand, and I went. And didn't track! And went over calories for sure. Plus I forgot to eat a fruit. ... Read more

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