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Day 4 done right!
Thursday, April 29, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday, I tracked my food, cross-trained (Yoga, elliptical and walking) and according to my GoWear Fit, I had a calorie deficit of 688. That's it in a nutshell. Whoo Hoo! Today, I was only supposed to run a mile according to week 1 of... Read more
Day 3 "Done Right" Whoo Hoo! I'm on a roll!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      8 comments

I had a good run yesterday according to the Galloway 5k training program, went to a Pilates class and ate so I had a 625 calorie deficit. Nice! I'm on day 3 of a "healthy streak". Tracking my food again really helps. Also, I feel committ... Read more
Another day done
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      10 comments

It's official...I've done it "right" for two days in a row now. I have a streak going! Yesterday, I both exercised and ate right (well, almost right....not enough fruits and veggies). I ate in range and had a 350 calorie deficit between ... Read more
One day done right!
Monday, April 26, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was a very productive day. I got tons of things done on my "to do" list. I also started back on the Galloway 5k Training program. I was supposed to walk/run 10-15 minutes but accidentally ran 32 minutes because I forgot the GymBoss ... Read more
Feel like I have to start writing "Real" Blogs again
Saturday, April 24, 2010      10 comments

I don't know where to start with this blog except to say that I'm discouraged with myself right now. My eating has been off the charts for about a month (with a few days of staying on track here and there). I have been eating so much sugary fo... Read more
Drink tea to lose weight
Friday, April 16, 2010      14 comments

Real Age had a great article today about drinking tea. Basically it's says that the chemicals in tea boost the metabolism. I've frequently had a cup of hot tea (decaf) at night to curb my appetite. It's worked well in the past to help me lose... Read more
Thank you, Sparkfriends! 500 calories a day.
Thursday, April 15, 2010      11 comments

First, I want to thank everyone for your kind thoughts and support on my last blog about my dog Jack. I really appreciated your understanding and condolences. It's still hard to believe he is gone, but I know he would have been in a lot of pai... Read more
My Dog Jack
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      27 comments

I didn't want to write this blog, but I feel like I need to. My dog Jack was put down yesterday. He had cancer. I feel sort of numb about it because I wasn't there when he was put down. I've always thought of him as my dog, but he's be... Read more
Mood indicator web site
Sunday, April 04, 2010      6 comments

I just found a really cool thing on the web. It's a mood indicator based on the weather in your local area. www.intellicast.com/Heal
th/Mood.aspx ... Read more
Saturday Morning Gratitude
Saturday, April 03, 2010      7 comments

I'm back in Tennessee at our summer/retirement home for the next six months. DH will be down here part of the time, but I'll be "alone" here for most of time. I say "alone" in quotes because I'm taking care of my Dad who has Lewy Body Demetia.... Read more
Back in Tennessee
Sunday, March 21, 2010      9 comments

I've been quiet on SparkPeople lately in large part because I've been in the process to spend the next 6 months in Tennessee caring for my parents. My dad has dementia and is a hospice patient, but is doing very well. My brother and I take tu... Read more
A Little About Me
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      6 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? unknown Spouse? generous Your hair? short!!!! ... Read more
Pictures from yesterday's walk
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      20 comments

For some reason, I decided to take my camera with me doing my walk yesterday. I live in a condo. Here's what it looks like on my one-block long street. The roads are clear, ... Read more
A day in the life using the SparkPeople Food Plan (In Photos)
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      22 comments

I've decided to try actually using the SparkPeople Food Plan (a novel concept). Here's what my day was like: For breakfast, I had Ezekiel bread, peanut butter, half a banana, and a cup of milk. ... Read more
Back to being Real--Excuses etc.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      11 comments

Emotional and Physical: I haven't written a "Real Blog" since the day before Valentine's Day. One day just led to another, and now it's been 10 days. Several things contributed to me not blogging. 1. On Valentine's Day, we went to Ruth ... Read more

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