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morning walk
Thursday, September 24, 2020      8 comments

I woke up this morning to fog. I decided to go for a walk before coffee. I managed to get 2 miles in, but wish I would have made my coffee and put it in a travel mug and carried a chair with me. The fall colors are gorgeous! This is my favorite ... Read more
I am doing better than I thought
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      2 comments

I decided to track my weight on my page here this morning and discovered that since 9/2 -- I lost 1.5 pounds. I might be going up and down a bit but overall, I am a loser! haha! ... Read more
Update: My hiking trip
Friday, September 18, 2020      8 comments

Accomplishment: I did a section of the Superior Hiking Trail. 11.6 miles of some difficult trail, which I was told that we did the easier section of the trail. ... Read more
Stuck - Final Weigh in for 5% challenge
Saturday, August 29, 2020      3 comments

I am stuck in a plateau range. I need to make some serious tweaks if I want to have a breakthrough. NO MORE EXCUSES NO CHOICE I made it to day 10 in the Beck Diet Solution this time around. Sept 1st I will start it again and I wil... Read more
Getting back on track with eating
Monday, August 24, 2020      6 comments

I am finally getting back on track with my eating plan. I was so far off course that I was beginning to wonder if I would ever find my way back. I made a big salad yesterday and had some carrots with it. It has been a while since I ate raw food.... Read more
20 minute meals
Tuesday, August 18, 2020      6 comments

20 minute meals means slow down and pay attention to the food. Sometimes, I feel still hungry after I eat, but I notice that if I just wait it out that I get the signal that I am full. Now, if I can only learn to stretch out eating that candy ba... Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      7 comments

I went up north to our property and my plan was to camp out in the yard. The weather had other plans for me. It rained and rained and rained. I set up three tents to test them out. Unfortunately I only had time to set up one the first night. Thi... Read more
Starry Night
Sunday, July 19, 2020      6 comments

Last night I woke up because I heard a vehicle on the road. I live near some ATV trails and someone was out there in the middle of the night. But, when I got up to look out the window, I saw that the sky was clear and full of stars. So, I set up... Read more
Was it a bear? The dog was more scary.
Monday, July 13, 2020      3 comments

My run yesterday was interrupted, I chose to go through the woods route for the shade and when I was almost through, I heard a branch snap and then what sounded like when a dog shakes all the water out of its fur. I am thinking there was a bear... Read more
Do plants respond when you talk to them?
Friday, July 03, 2020      6 comments

The weather was hot and humid and the gnats made it even more miserable to be out side. Yesterday was hot, but the humidity was lower and I was out in the garden all day weeding one of our plots. We try not to use chemicals so I was weeding by h... Read more
Is Bigfoot living in the woods near me?
Friday, June 26, 2020      14 comments

Yesterday, I mowed the grass on the hill. It took me an hour. I mowed down some brush in an area I am trying to clear. Unfortunately, that area may be close to that grouse's nest because she came running out and started to chase me. But when I m... Read more
Reducing Junk Food
Tuesday, June 09, 2020      4 comments

letsbelessthen asked me how I was doing reducing my junk food -- I ate the last of what was in the house (controlled) and now I am attempting to not buy it so it will not be in the house. My hubby and I have used this strategy in the past, if we... Read more
Getting Focused
Saturday, June 06, 2020      8 comments

I am slowly getting back into my healthy eating habits. I am realizing that it is a lot more mental than physical. I need to change my mindset and focus on my 'why'. I need to pull out that Beck Diet Solution book again -- the only thing is that... Read more
I gave in
Friday, June 05, 2020      9 comments

I gave in and overate on ice cream last night. I spent 4 hours mowing my yard and it was so refreshing -- although I know it is not very good for me. But, I changed my page here and have my goals listed so I will see them whenever I log in... Read more
Off to a good start
Monday, May 25, 2020      4 comments

Down 2+ pounds -- it is taking an effort to stay focused on what I am putting in my mouth. I am still eating a bit too many no-so-good for you snacks. It is ice cream and I love that cold sweet when I am working in the yard and/or garden, mostly... Read more

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