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Confusing tired with hungry
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      10 comments

ent=28234748&imboard=7 The creator of this forum "Help! How do I get serious today?" (link above) was asking for help to overcome afternoon eating defeat and staring... Read more
5% challenge: Fiber
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      5 comments

This week our goal for the 5% challenge is fiber, in addition to exercise that we record on the challenge every week. I am in awe at some of the levels posted by my team mates. The analyzer with the Nutrition tracker here frequently tells me I... Read more
An unusual day
Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

The goal for our challenge this week, in addition to the exercise component we have every week, is to get enough sleep. Sleep has always been an issue for me because of pain. I've blogged about that in the past. I have made an effort to reach a... Read more
I'm so excited
Thursday, July 12, 2012      5 comments

"I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it!" I have momentum working for me again. The pounds are going bye-bye. This is a good place to be. Last week's 5% challenge was exactly what I needed. (See my blog on June 30, 2012.) I was overeati... Read more
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      10 comments

I did it! I cut my hair. When they cut 12 inches or more, the salon will donate it to the agency that makes wigs for children going through cancer treatments. I knew I was ready for this big change, but I felt a little sad and surprised as I ... Read more
5% Challenge - Wrapping up Week One, Looking Forward to Week Two
Saturday, June 30, 2012      5 comments

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."~Dale Carnegie This is on the signature line of our Butterflies team leader's post, MICHIGANLORI. We have completed the first week of the 5% summer challenge. Like Ela... Read more
The Hare and the Tortoise
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I watched two Biggest Loser episodes back-to-back. It's the first time I've ever watched a complete program. It made me feel so sad to see the teams working against each other, sabotaging their opponents, working to certain members we... Read more
Are we having fun yet?
Monday, June 25, 2012      8 comments

It's easy to write an upbeat blog at the beginning of the day when faced with an unblotted page. Each day begins with hope and promise. The motivation is there. Over time I hope I have moved beyond the "all or nothing" mentality. I'm still here,... Read more
First two days of the 5% Summer Challenge
Sunday, June 24, 2012      5 comments

The 5% Summer Challenge started yesterday. I am on team Beautiful Butterflies. On Saturday I entered my weight on the appropriate place and figured the 5% goal weight. I also added what the target weight is for each week of the challenge. ... Read more
Winnie Pooh's words of wisdom about breakfast
Thursday, April 26, 2012      13 comments

One of our goals this week for our Spring 5% challenge is eating a healthy breakfast. “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?” “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What ... Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2012      7 comments

Just a quick post to let my friends know my father is deteriorating rapidly in the last few days. We are caring for him at home. Please keep us in your prayers.... Read more
My week
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

I am down 10.2 pounds since I started Nutrisystem in March. I haven't followed it perfectly, but I try to stay close. Fast food always puts me over on calories so I am trying to have lunch with me when I'm away. Those lunch and breakfast meal-r... Read more
Thursday storms
Friday, March 16, 2012      7 comments

Picture was posted on village website, taken about four miles from my house Sky was inky in Ann Arbor, rain started. Tornado sirens. I was so glad to be driving south... Read more
Funny review of 28 Day Boot Camp video
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      4 comments

ment_page=8 Awesome and funny VLOG. I saw this on SP page on facebook today and had to check out the blog. Impressive review of Coach... Read more
Fall in chocolate...the healthy way, of course.
Sunday, February 12, 2012      4 comments

Follow the link below to the Spark article, 27 Sensible Ways to Satisfy Your Chocolate Cravings; Better-for-You Chocolate Treats for 60-160 Calories" www.spark... Read more

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