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I Made It!!!
Saturday, December 01, 2012      10 comments

Today was the final weigh in day for the 5% weight loss challenge and I succeeded. I lost a total of 9.9 lbs. This was such a major break thru for me. I've been in a plateau for a couple of mos. and this did the trick. I can't wait until the nex... Read more
Burn Off Holiday Calories!
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      6 comments

Besides my normal workouts I will be burning more calories by: 1) Wrapping gifts a must. 2) Doing my general housecleaning. This is a daily event. 3) Grocerie shopping with a cart, definitely. 4) Bringing the groceries in and putting the... Read more
A Great Day
Saturday, November 24, 2012      4 comments

Today has been a great day. I did 46 min of cardio and strengthening. I followed my plan for what I was going to eat. I am very proud of my accomplishments today. This evening I am watching my grandson and we have had fun.... Read more
No Scale? What do I see?
Monday, November 19, 2012      5 comments

Without a scale I see results other ways. My clothes are getting too loose, I have more energy, and I can feel my bones in my ribs and hips again. To me that is an awesome sign.... Read more
Sabotage!!
Saturday, November 17, 2012      7 comments

I don't really have anyone trying to sabotage me, in my healthy living. I myself can be my own worst enemy. My plan now is to keep a daily menu, which includes snacks. If I feel like having a piece of choc. or a pastry, I do it in moderation. Wi... Read more
Feeling a little under the weather.
Friday, November 16, 2012      3 comments

I have been fighting a cold for the past week. Today I keep sneezing and blowing my nose. I'm not letting it get me down though. So far I have done 34 min. of cardio. Had a good breakfast and I'm going to have a Thanksgiving lunch with my Mom an... Read more
A Busy Weekend
Monday, November 12, 2012      0 comments

I had a very busy weekend that began on Thurs. I had a Dr.'s app't 45 min away from my house. Went to that , then shopped at BJ's. On Fri. I volunteered at the bowling alley, with spec. needs adults. After needed to pick up my grandson at dayca... Read more
Motivation!!!
Saturday, November 03, 2012      3 comments

What keeps me motivated is the way I'm feeling. I am proud of my success and how positive I have been lately. The way my clothes fit are enough motivation to keep me going. The comments I receive from my friends and family are also very inspir... Read more
My Accomplishments.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      6 comments

Throught the past 18 mos. I have made substancial progress. My journey began weighing more than 220 lbs. I thought my starting weight was 221 but that was according to the scale I was using. Son by June of 2012 I was down to 180 lbs. Then I boug... Read more
Staying Healthy!
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      4 comments

I have scheduled my physical for tomorrow afternoon. I will also be having blood work for my cholesterol and thyroid tomorrow. I alway shave a yearly physical.... Read more
Feeling No Pain.
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

I went to PT this morning, and I feel good. My ankle is getting much better and I can go out for a walk again. I'll still need to be cautious about where I go and how fast I walk but I can't wait. I'm sure my dog will be happy too. I still have... Read more
Living the Healthy Way!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

For the past year I have been staying focussed on being healthy. I can't say that I never eat pastries, candy, chips or icecream because3 I do. However I eat them in moderation. I have noticed my change in weight by the way my clothes fit. Also... Read more
Visualization Activity.
Saturday, October 13, 2012      6 comments

I have visualized my future. I see myself as a very healthy and physically fit person. I am at my goal weight and I continue with healthy choices. I do 30-60 min of exercise daily, I make sure to mix up my routines. I incorporate strengthening t... Read more
Sticking to my plan.
Monday, October 08, 2012      5 comments

Since I started with the determined daisies I have stayed right on my plan. I am exercising between 60-65 minutes daily. I am doing cardio and strengthening. I am eating the right foods and staying very motivated. I am feeling accomplished. I am... Read more
A Great Day
Saturday, October 06, 2012      4 comments

I have had a wonderful day. Mychildren and grandchildren were here this morning. Idid 65 min. of exercise. I have eaten the right foods. I feel very energetic today. I joined a challenge and I'm very proud of my accomplishments for the day.... Read more

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