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Thursday, November 19, 2015      3 comments

I got an extra day off, was called off work last night due to overstaffing. YEA! I had a stellar plan to get into the swimming pool at the gym today, swim till my arms drop off and then Saturday to join the water aerobics class. It took ... Read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      4 comments

Dreary is still in the atmosphere here in Chicago, but I'm going with optimism. I tore through my house like a hurricane yesterday, removed 4 grocery sacks of clothes from my closet (Good Will happiness), cleaned and organized that room from t... Read more
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      3 comments

That is the operative word of the day. It is just dreary inside and out. Here in Chicagoland it is 55 (to me cold) and raining. My "old" bones do not like cold/rain. Some people remind me it could be worse, sub zero and snow. I'm kind of re... Read more
Monday, November 16, 2015      4 comments

This is like one of those pictures from Facebook that have an animal hidden in the brush. How are your bush eyes? Do you see my cat lurking about? ... Read more
The Day After
Sunday, November 15, 2015      4 comments

The day after is never a good thing. I didn't go to the gym yesterday. I am in a great debate about the personal trainer. Should I drop him for a month while my rib heals (broke it) vs power on through and maybe be careful with the rib. I wo... Read more
Today in BDS
Friday, November 13, 2015      4 comments

Choosing a Diet Coach. I kind of use my son as a sounding board. I also use this site and my Spark peeps. I have been pretty transparent at work about my efforts to get in shape and lose weight so it's not easy to hide binges and indiscretion... Read more
Just saying...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      9 comments

I read a lot of blogs, status updates, and chats on Sparkpeople. I enjoy peoples journey and the fact that I learn so much from everyone. I am deep down to the core a people person. I get so distressed however, when people beat themselves up... Read more
Happiness report
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      2 comments

Re-do BDS:Eat Sitting down. I confess I struggle with this from time to time. It has been a tradition to eat dinner in the living room in front of t.v. when the Blackhawks hit the ice. I think it evolved from movie night popcorn and beer on th... Read more
Beck day 2~~Pick 2 reasonable diets.
Monday, November 09, 2015      7 comments

emoticon Well, first of all I really dislike the word "DIET" and I can't really commit to 2 of them. In the pas... Read more
BDS day one continued
Sunday, November 08, 2015      3 comments

emoticon Happy Sunday! It is a beautiful day here in Chicagoland and I find myself with the fall crud (sore thr... Read more
Re-Do Day 1
Saturday, November 07, 2015      3 comments

I restarted Beck Diet Solutions. Day 1, making the ARC cards. I added my reasons for wanting to lose weight to my goals on Spark, now I read them on the internet daily. I still keep the cards close at hand because sometimes I don't log on at t... Read more
Woopsie, what a blow out!
Friday, November 06, 2015      6 comments

Wandering along on my nightshifts, having a dickens of a time meeting my carb and fat goals, but O, wait for it....pizza. Its my friends last nightshift on the unit, we ordered pizza and she brought cup cakes and banana bread. I with best inten... Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      2 comments

I think it's so good to look back on things, sort of life review. Acknowledging where you came from, what you learned along the way and hone what your future will look like. Wow, I surprise myself sometimes. Last night was a success, I ... Read more
Weigh in
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      3 comments

Monday I jumped on the scale but was up .4, so jumped on today, down 1.2lb. I'm sticking with that! Today is my evening out with the girls. I'm pretty sure I have this in the bag but I am prepping for it because I know how weak my resistance ... Read more
Monday Morning Planning
Monday, November 02, 2015      4 comments

Thankfully our unit has low census and my extra (sunday night) shift was cancelled. So, I am wide awake and full of energy this a.m. (I went to bed at 8pm, which in reality was 7p.m. because we set out clocks back on sunday a.m.) Plan: ... Read more

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