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Day 23 of Walking and Tracking Streak--Starting to see results
Friday, September 17, 2010      6 comments

I've now completed 23 straight days of tracking all my food and walking or walk/running at least 3 miles a day. The first couple weeks of tracking my food, I kept going over my calorie range. One day I went over big time. (I made chocolate ici... Read more
3 hours sleep last night--plan to make it a healthy day
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      6 comments

I made a big mistake last night by watching "Gone with the Wind" on TCM. I didn't realize it would get over so late. After it was over, I had trouble going to sleep and my dad had trouble staying asleep so I ended up with only about 3 hours sl... Read more
Day 19 of walking 3 miles and tracking all food: I am sloooooow
Monday, September 13, 2010      8 comments

I'm up to 19 straight days of tracking all my food and walking at least 3 miles each day. This morning, it was 57 degrees when I dropped my dad off. I decided to go 3.2 miles and run as much of it as I could. I ran at least half the tim... Read more
Day 17 of walking 3 miles a day and tracking all food....gym walk.
Saturday, September 11, 2010      7 comments

It was really raining hard this morning so I decided to go to the gym and use the TM for my 3 mile walk. It was so nice....I was able to watch HGTV on a little TV while I got in the walk and I went a little faster so I got it done in 50 minutes... Read more
Day 16 of streak....getting out the door is the hardest part!
Friday, September 10, 2010      5 comments

I now have 16 straight days of walking at least 3 miles a day and tracking all foods. Getting out the door for the walk is the hardest part. There has not been a single day where I have thought, "Oh great, I get to go for a walk now." Instea... Read more
Day 13 of streak....how to walk when I really don't want to
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      11 comments

Doing this streak of walking 3 miles a day got me to walk today when I really didn't want to. The last couple nights have been VERY short on sleep for me caring for my dad. I also needed to drive DH to the airport right after I dropped Dad off... Read more
Day 12 of the walking/tracking streak
Monday, September 06, 2010      4 comments

I got my 3 mile walk in this morning (actually 3.4 miles). The weather has been so fantastic here in East Tennessee that it has been much easier to get out and walk. I couldn't find my camera and I didn't want to wake up DH in the bedroom look... Read more
The streak goes on---day 10; Choo Choo!!!!
Saturday, September 04, 2010      5 comments

I'm really getting into creating a streak of walking 3 miles every day and tracking my food. I'm up to day 10 now. It's getting easier to get out there and walk. There has not been a single day that I haven't had a little voice giving me lots... Read more
The Streak continues....Day 9--Hot Pepper Close Call
Friday, September 03, 2010      3 comments

Even though I've tracked my food 10 days in a row and walked 3 miles 9 days in a row, I've decided to describe my tracking/walking streak by the single number. So today is Day 9 of my streak....Whoo Hooo! Today on my walk, I took a picture... Read more
9 days of food tracking; 8 days of walking--one pound down; spirits up!
Thursday, September 02, 2010      8 comments

Whoo Hoo!!! The scale is moving in the right direction. I'm working on a streak of tracking my food daily and walking 3 miles every day. Good things are already starting to happen in just a little over a week. I've lost a pound which is n... Read more
8 Days of Food Tracking: 7 Days of Walking 3 Miles
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      4 comments

I've been tracking my food for 8 days in a row,and walking or run/walking for seven days in a row! Whoo Hoo! The last two days, I've been in range on my calories. I've been using my Garmin when I walk so I know a couple 3 mile routes tha... Read more
Day 7: Food Planning and Exercise is starting to work
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      6 comments

Food and Planning: I've been tracking my food for 7 days now. Yesterday was the first day that I was actually in my target range for calories. All the other days, I have been over my target range. Seeing me go over target day after day caus... Read more
I'm Making a Food Plan and Pictures from My Walk
Monday, August 30, 2010      5 comments

Exercise: The good news is that I walked or walk/ran at least three miles every day for the past five days. Whoo Hoo! I want to create a 90-day streak on that. Here's some pictures I took on today's walk. ... Read more
27 Nights to Go--Trying to make the most of my time here
Sunday, August 29, 2010      5 comments

I have 27 nights left of taking care of my Dad in Tennessee before I go back to Illinois for the winter and trying to make the most of by getting in exercise and eating right while I'm here. For the past four days, I've been walking or wa... Read more
34 Nights and Counting until I go "Home"--Basement flood!
Saturday, August 21, 2010      5 comments

I have 34 more nights of taking care of my Dad before I go back home to Illinois and be with my husband for the winter. My goal for the next month is just for everything to stay on an even keel until I leave. No "Mama Drama" and both parents ... Read more

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