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Creature of Habit??
Tuesday, September 11, 2018      9 comments

I have been working out with a trainer once a week for the past few months and attending a pilates reformer class up to three times a week on some weeks. These are GREAT except, I totally still over eat. it's a deadly combination my too-big po... Read more
Accountability Works!
Saturday, May 19, 2018      8 comments

Shocking! The system works when you work the system. Day 2 of “back to being honest with myself” tracking of every thing that goes into my stomach. D... Read more
Tracking Poster
Thursday, May 17, 2018      12 comments

I’m grabbing the bull by the horns again !! This time, I’m going to track body measurements, workouts, and water using a BIG poster board in my room... Read more
Update & Gator Pic
Friday, April 13, 2018      15 comments

I’m doing much better these days. It’s been a very SLOW recovery. I’m off of the ice and off of pain meds. That’s a victory. I’m working with a traine... Read more
Interruptions, injuries, and reboot
Monday, March 12, 2018      8 comments

Good grief. Really.... it’s grief. January was great. I lost almost ten pounds. I starting cooking and prepping again. Then we had some travel and long weekends. I’m such a creature of habit. I thrive on a schedule. The last few weeks ... Read more
Sad Teacher
Thursday, February 15, 2018      15 comments

The Florida high school shooting happened in the same county where I teach. Just 20 minutes north of my school. My niece graduated from there. My coworker’s daughter attends there and made it out safely. Tears and staff meetings and grief all a... Read more
Tasting Success!
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      6 comments

I’m still resting, icing, elevating, and bracing my kneee. It’s improving. I tightened up the clean eating and lowered my starch intake. Today I saw “ONEderland” on the scale. I am soooo thrilled. Haven’t been this low in months !!! Feeling su... Read more
Success through REST
Monday, February 12, 2018      12 comments

My ankle and foot are much better. My left knee is still giving me some twinges. I have been resting and icing. I am in a knee brace and a calf sleeve to keep the circulation going.... I chilled all day yesterday. This is a short 4 day week... Read more
Need Advice re: Preventing a Setback
Thursday, February 08, 2018      9 comments

I’m concerned that my sprain pain might become an “excuse” to derail. I’m dealing with pain in the left knee, left ankle, and right foot. I need more... Read more
First AquaCycle Class
Sunday, February 04, 2018      7 comments

I tried an AquaCycle class today. What a thrill! Much harder to spin underwater effortwise but much less painful on the joints than normal spinning. Th... Read more
Good Problem-Solving Today!!
Saturday, February 03, 2018      5 comments

A positive follow-up to yesterday’s blog about discouragement. Today’s planned Spa/Beach Day with my cousin was only half accomplished. The weather was bad so I got a pass to come back for the beach tiki on another day. The massage and fa... Read more
SOS- Discouraging Day- Need Guidance and Encouragement Please
Friday, February 02, 2018      10 comments

I am very tired at this time of night on a Friday and may sound rambling, but please read and help me if you can.....I feel mentally and physically fri... Read more
Rereading Old Blogs - Reflection and Inspiration
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      12 comments

Today I feel "dry" about what I am doing. I know there are days like this ......but find inspiration by rereading old blogs - mine and from others. I... Read more
Seafood in the Keys
Sunday, January 28, 2018      9 comments

Four months after Hurricane Irma, the Florida Keys are still rebuilding. It’s such a slow process due to its remote location. It’s painful to drive thro... Read more

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