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Last Day Of Spring Challenge
Friday, May 29, 2020      3 comments

This is the second challenge I have participated in. So glad I joined. Determined Daisies kept me going in the right direction. Been on this sight for years but this is really the first time I really became a part of the Spark Community. I am no... Read more
Last few days of Spring Challenge
Monday, May 25, 2020      1 comments

I did it. I met my second 5% challenge this year. Since October 1 2019 I am down 50.2 pounds. I have also left obese and overweight behind on the bmi scale. I am feeling fitter, stronger but also a bit self concious. It has been several months ... Read more
New month
Friday, May 01, 2020      7 comments

May 1st and Today I weighed in under 160. YES YES YES. Finally got my mojo back.... Read more
In Between
Saturday, March 07, 2020      1 comments

Well the 8 weeks are up. I am 13 pounds lighter than I was 8 weeks ago. Also many inches smaller. I did it. What a wonderful supportive group I joined - Determined Daisies. We Made a difference... Read more
Building on success.
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      0 comments

Set my goals for yesterday, shared them and was successful. Ate at A&W. Only ate 1/3 of my chubby chicken burger. My girls got the rest of the chicken. Love their root beer, less than a 1/2 cup(4 oz) was enough to satisfy. Sometimes it is so eas... Read more
Shopping
Monday, March 02, 2020      3 comments

Today we finally get our vehicle back. It has been over a month. It will be a full day as we have a 2 hour ride to pick it up so we are also doing a Costco run and some clothes shopping for me. Blogging now so I get it in. Thoughts for today. Be... Read more
The Game Is On
Sunday, March 01, 2020      1 comments

What game you ask. My game! I got up this morning with 4 things on my list of must Do's 1. Get in 120 min of exercise. I did it. 2. Sort through paperwork. I did it. 3. Do our taxes. I did it. Actually I did both 2018 and 2019 taxes for hu... Read more
Last week of the Winter challenge
Saturday, February 29, 2020      1 comments

What a wonderful trip I have been on these past seven weeks. I learned lots about myself. I have gotten to know my team mates a little. So happy I chose Determined Daisies. I was able to stay focused on my goals. I did hit a bit of a stumbling b... Read more
the weather
Friday, January 05, 2018      1 comments

It has been so cold this week. Today it is - 28 C. -40C with the wind chill. In the past I would have just curled up with a book and blanket and hibernate. Not this time. I have gotten out for 15 minute walks 3 times a day walking my girls. I ... Read more
Commit to 5 and it turns to 20
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      4 comments

My morning g routine is to get up, have my coffee then take out my girls (two beautiful standard poodles) out for their morning business. I usually get a 20 minute walk at this time. This morning I was tired and having difficulty getting started... Read more
Bad night
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      3 comments

Feel like I didn't sleep a wink. Tossed and turned and watched the clock. I am going to have to take care of myself today. Watch that I don't over indulge because I am too tired to resist.... Read more
Great Monday.
Monday, March 13, 2017      0 comments

Pool reopened today after a 2 week closure to do some repairs. Great to get back to my water aerobics class. It is a great way to start my day. Off for a walk with my girls a little later... Read more
Day 12
Sunday, March 12, 2017      2 comments

Still meeting my goals. Water- check. 10000 steps daily - check. Logging my food intake - check. Joined a spring 5% challenge today. My first group challenge. It's an 8 week challenge and for me that would be a 10 lb loss. I've been great at mai... Read more
10 the day of March.
Friday, March 10, 2017      1 comments

Well I have gotten over 10000 steps every day. Have tracked my food and have been in my range every day. Water was right on every day except one. I was traveling and just forgot. I am proud of myself. Trying to move at least 250 steps every waki... Read more
Perfectionism
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      0 comments

I am wondering where we came up with the idea that we need to be perfect in every way all the time. I know realistically we can't be and god knows who would really want to be but that idea is continually raising it's head in my thoughts. That us... Read more

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