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Starting a new year
Monday, January 04, 2021      8 comments

I've been thinking, analyzing and pondering about why my weight gain. So many thoughts swirling around in my head. Other blogs and helpful SP articles I've read, doing 5% challenges I start out strong and fizzle out makes me wonder what is goi... Read more
What is a habit?
Saturday, November 23, 2019      4 comments

Habit: a continual, often involuntary or unconscious inclination to perform an activity, acquired through frequent repetition. It occurred to me as I stood on my scales this morning and was stunned to see yet, another increase that I NEED ... Read more
How do I shed this unwanted weight????
Saturday, May 26, 2018      10 comments

That was always the BIG question in my mind.....for YEARS! It should be easy to do, but year after failed year I just got more depressed. Finally after joining SP I discovered the 5% challenge group. Hmm, I thought maybe if I forget the whole... Read more
out of control???
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      9 comments

Birthdays emoticon Holidays ... Read more
Success or sabotage....all about maintaining habits???
Friday, April 07, 2017      9 comments

Why is it some habits are easier to develop and maintain than others? For example....I hit a record high streak of 600 log in days into SP ... Read more
2nd 5K done
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      3 comments

As was mentioned in my previous emoticon blog I was not feeling 100% but managed to beat my walking time from 17... Read more
5K results
Saturday, February 18, 2017      6 comments

Wow, what an interesting day. Have been sick with some intestinal bug emoticon for over a week leaving me shaky... Read more
re-setting my goal
Friday, February 17, 2017      3 comments

Grrrrr.... Had my heart set on doing a emoticon walk tomorrow and ...... ... Read more
count down till 5K
Sunday, February 12, 2017      0 comments

43.29?? Is that realistic for me anymore? Don't know but it is what I am shooting for. 17 years ago was my very first 5K WALK. A lot has happened and changed over those years. Weight gain and loss, illness, injuries, and, much more gray hair... Read more
Does age trump mind-set and determination?
Thursday, January 12, 2017      6 comments

That’s the big question. When I turned 49 I was new to racing events. I enter my first 5K as a walker. ... Read more
Holiday blues......
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      5 comments

Confession......I see I am not the only one struggling with doing In Between LTGL challenge.....LOL Geez, I guess I really do need to be on a team working toward a goal where the challenge has been ASSIGNED weekly. What a shame I can not do ... Read more
oh, oh....have I plateaued?
Friday, November 18, 2016      1 comments

I was feeling pretty smug a week ago when I reached my 5% weight loss goal emoticon .....and, then something hap... Read more
Habits formed.....
Thursday, November 17, 2016      2 comments

Whew.....writing a blog every day for a week.... feel I am running out of things to talk about without repeating myself. Then, it occurred to me.....habits formed. Without thinking about it I got dressed this morning, made coffee and then drop... Read more
Sodium? My former best friend.....
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      8 comments

I typically don't salt my foods.....BUT, I loved chips, nuts, crackers, popcorn....anything WITH salt on it. After my many failed years of losing any weight I finally joined Spark People 5% weight loss challenge team. One of the LTGL weekly ch... Read more
Finding balance....
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      3 comments

Finding balance.....my ideal day would be to walk (to clear my mind) and read a good adventure/survival book. DH ideal day is just WORK! I don't mean 8-5 job, I mean constantly on the move finding things to do around the house. He's a per... Read more

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