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Days 40 and 41 nearing the halfway mark, some numbers and anticipation.
Thursday, February 13, 2014      5 comments

It's harder to find something to blog about as being compliant seems routine. I've stayed on the lower end, or sometimes below my range of 1260-1360 calories. I haven't set any ultra-low targets as I was well aware I was stepping into territor... Read more
The end of day 39, Mentally Tough and still compliant. 99.99%
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      7 comments

Ok, I can't REALLY call it a slip up. It is an intentional purchase. I bought Hershey's dark chocolate kisses. You all know I don't have a sweet tooth. Heck, I wish lasagna came in foil wrapped bite sized pieces. I digress. I was looking... Read more
Bonus Mentally Tough and Sparky Day 38
Monday, February 10, 2014      7 comments

My new coworkers are noting my perfectly portioned foods. My boss has been telling people how I can sit in her office, her desk has a plethora of goodies, and I do not eat one! I've told a few people about Spark. I feel in control, happier ... Read more
It must be the weather. Day 38 was challenged and barely recovered
Monday, February 10, 2014      6 comments

Sheesh, how weird can it get? I started the day out perfectly balanced, food wise. We decided to go out, just to not be housebound, and neither discussed the previous night's grossness but we both admitted we didn't want to. DH is on a tempora... Read more
Today is day 37, Mentally tough in all aspects of life. Got PO'd at a lot of people last night.
Sunday, February 09, 2014      7 comments

I was looking forward to this dinner/party thing. Music, comedy, food. I stuck to my guns and had 1 glass of wine, about 6 potato chips...because they were there and ate meat, scraped off any sauces, salad and skipped the pasta. I won't even bot... Read more
Recent recipes I made cleaning out my freezer
Saturday, February 08, 2014      5 comments

I save the bones from a rotisserie chicken then use to make a stock with carrots, onions, celery and poultry seasoning. Fairly plain but the store-bought chicken usually have a good-browned skin for base. I had lots of frozen vegetables. Lots.... Read more
Tired Nana, today is day 36 MT with paybacks!
Saturday, February 08, 2014      3 comments

I don't remember but one or two "date nights" when the kids were babies. We both worked; me evening or night shift, him rotating shifts, extra shifts, extra jobs for both. Did what we did to be where we are today. Our sitters were for necessity ... Read more
Day 35 Reviewing triggers from last night's slip-up. Mental Toughness check up.
Friday, February 07, 2014      7 comments

There is no self-flagellation going on here. I determined what my triggers were for my eating style last night and will stop them next time. I evaluated my portion, ate what was on my plate and even allowed for a small glass of wine. Then se... Read more
Day 34. Compliant, happier and entertained by kids
Thursday, February 06, 2014      7 comments

The next 8 days are a whirlwind of activities. Can't forget Valentine's day! My younger DD turns 31 tomorrow, the elder turns 34 next Wednesday. 1986 2013 ... Read more
Day 32 and 10 things I like about my body; thanks DOGLADY13
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      5 comments

I forgot snow shoveling is exercise! I could have tracked a gazillion minutes this winter! I hope you guys didn't think I sat around all day. I help take care of several elderly neighbors and we all have 50 ft driveways and walks. Done with ou... Read more
1/3 of the way there. MT is my nickname.
Monday, February 03, 2014      7 comments

Wow. 30 days of hangin' Mentally Tough in my personal life! I told myself this was it, and I am doing it. I have lost some weight, refined some eating habits and learned to listen when I tell myself no! I've picked up my physical pace...a bit.... Read more
Terror behind the freezer door or Finding good recipes in a pinch
Saturday, February 01, 2014      4 comments

You may have seen my status about my freezer. It was working Sunday as I went shopping and stocked it. It's in the garage so I don't access it every day. I was cooking lunch today and needed something. The light was on the door, not revealing t... Read more
102 YR old Cyclist breaks his own world record
Saturday, February 01, 2014      7 comments

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Age hasn't slowed cyclist Robert Marchand. The 102-year-old Frenchman broke his own world record in the over-100s category Friday, riding 26.927 kilometers (16.7 miles) in one hour, more than 2.5 kil... Read more
My boys, small picture blog
Friday, January 31, 2014      6 comments

I became Nana once again and grabbed control of my life and camera. My 2 little guys Ben gets special mention since his world is now more upright. It took him a while to ... Read more
You get a bonus blog! Pictures of my canal in winter
Thursday, January 30, 2014      6 comments

I walked the tow path today. There were many indications of the wildlife in the area. Deer can't skate! ... Read more

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