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Another One Bites the Dust!
Friday, December 10, 2010      5 comments

I just finished my bi-weekly weigh in and I am a half pound away from Onderland and my 20 pound lost mark! This next week will be challenging. I am having a covered dish dinner at my house tomorrow for my husband's employees. Then all next we... Read more
Take a challenge
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      4 comments

Just over 12 weeks ago I re-started sparking for about the fifth time. I had very little success the first four times. This time things are different. I have tracked my eating consistently for the past 87 days staying under my max calories fo... Read more
November Wrap UP
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      7 comments

To begin November I blogged my no excuse November list. I am pleased to say that with the exception of a couple of recipes in my 12 weeks to Christmas challenge I met those goals. I started the month at 207 pounds and ended the month at 202. ... Read more
Ready to Go
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      4 comments

My bags are packed with healthy food, my workout clothes are packed, I've done a 20 minute walk, and I ate a healthy breakfast. I think I am ready to head out for the holidays. Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Enjoy your Thanksgiving meal but t... Read more
I survived my first TG feast
Monday, November 22, 2010      2 comments

We had our company Thanksgiving pot luck today and I think I did pretty well. I brought a nice green salad with a low fat vinaigrette dressing so I filled half of my plate with that then added 1/2 cup of green bean casserole, and about 3 oz of ... Read more
C+ Day
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      2 comments

After a whole slew of A+ days today ranked only a C+. I skipped my lunch hour workout then after work I opened a bag of glazed walnuts to make a pumpkin dessert and I just started eating. By the time I stopped myself I had consumed 675 calorie... Read more
Good start!
Saturday, November 13, 2010      3 comments

I'm off to a good start for my weekend. I took a vacation day yesterday and got in a good cardio and strength workout at the gym in addition to making a tasty and healthy home cooked dinner last night instead of going out. I got up and did a 6... Read more
My Thankfulness Journal
Monday, November 08, 2010      4 comments

I recently read a magazine article about the benefits of daily reflection on what we are thankful for. I have been trying to do that for about a week by keeping a private "Thankfulness Journal." In the evening I reflect about the best parts ... Read more
Nothing to Say
Friday, November 05, 2010      5 comments

When I started blogging almost two months ago it was difficult to imagine that I would run out of significant things to say but I have. My plan is going well, slow but steady. I have been losing fairly consistently at 1 pound per week. The tr... Read more
No Excuse November
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      2 comments

My pledge for November is that I will not make any excuses. I have learned a lot during September and October about making healthy food choices and I am going to carry those lessons into November and throughout the holidays. November will brin... Read more
Successful October!
Friday, October 29, 2010      5 comments

I don't usually blog in the morning but as it is Friday I am afraid I will get distracted by the weekend and forget to blog. I did my end of month weigh in this morning and I am officially down 5 pounds for the month of October. While I wish I... Read more
Twix and Bananas
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      6 comments

I am off to a rocky start today. My breakfast was a banana and 2 fun size twix bars. I know, bad choice. I do have much smarter choices scheduled for lunch and dinner so I will stay under my calories. I will also go grocery shopping after wo... Read more
Back to work
Sunday, October 24, 2010      0 comments

Well my week's vacation is over and I am getting ready to head back to the grindstone in the morning. I had a very relaxing week with the kids and grandkids and I have had a couple of days back home to rest and catch up on laundry. I am ready... Read more
Hanging strong
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      5 comments

I am having a wonderful time with my grandkids and I have managed to be successful in my food and fitness goals at the same time. Today will be my last day with the kids as I will head to the airport early Thursday morning before they wake up. ... Read more
Enjoying the Grandkids
Sunday, October 17, 2010      2 comments

I am in Northern Virginia helping with my two granddaughters and meeting the week old new grandson. Staying within my calorie guidelines was a challenge yesterday but I made it. My day started at 2:00 am driving to the airport. I met my cardi... Read more

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