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What I Am Doing Right This BLC
Saturday, February 06, 2021      6 comments

The things I am doing right this BLC: 1. Meals - I am making healthy meals, with typically lean meats, lots of vegetables, and usually a salad. We eat a large majority of meals at home, getting takeout once every 2 weeks just for a break. I am... Read more
Why I Started (joined the BLC)
Saturday, January 30, 2021      5 comments

I originally started the BLC in the summer of 2013. At that time, I had retired and had been working at losing weight for two years. I had dropped over 50 pounds, but needed to lose more. I was interested in the team aspect, learning more about... Read more
A Walk Down Memory Lane
Sunday, May 27, 2018      15 comments

I just spent some time looking through my old blogs, in search of one in particular. I didn't find it, but I sure had fun looking at past blogs. Kind of makes me wonder why I stopped doing them. Anyway, as I was reading them, it reminded me o... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 26, 2018      8 comments

This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Summer 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team... Read more
Getting to Know Me/You
Monday, September 07, 2015      14 comments

Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. (I see these popping up all over, starting with my SP friend JJMPLSMN and now several other SP friends.) Where is your cell phone? On the desk, next to me. Spous... Read more
Azure WEC - Round 28 and the Next Steps
Sunday, August 09, 2015      12 comments

As part of the Azure WEC, we can earn points by answering the following: “Blog about the round and your next steps.  What do you need now to get healthier?” I have been putting a lot of thought into this for weeks now. I had a good roun... Read more
Azure WEC: My Goals for Break and Next Round
Sunday, April 05, 2015      14 comments

It's hard to believe 12 weeks is just about over. The first 4 weeks were a struggle to maintain as my husband and I were traveling, so I wasn't in my normal fitness routine nor was I cooking in my kitchen. When I got home, I was stuck on a 5 w... Read more
Azure WEC - My favorite type of cardio and what it has done for me
Saturday, April 04, 2015      9 comments

When I look back at my exercise when I first started with SP, I realize how far I have come and how much more fun I am having. Before joining Azure, my exercise of choice was walking. I would head out each morning for a long, solitary walk, ty... Read more
Pushing It
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      8 comments

One of our challenges this week on my BLC team Azure Destinations is to do one thing OUT of our healthy journey comfort zone. I have been doing "pretty well" for weeks now but have hit a plateau for the last 4 weeks. I think this challenge may... Read more
Azure WEC - What is going right/wrong at this point in my journey
Saturday, November 15, 2014      19 comments

A lot is going right at this point. 1. My blood sugar is stabilized and I consistently get good readings. I am in the process of cutting back on meds, with my doctor's approval. 2. My blood pressure is regularly in the 110/70 range. T... Read more
Azure WEC - Blog about quiz
Friday, November 14, 2014      4 comments

As part of our WEC to gain insight, we took a Personality Type Quiz. I got: ISFJ - DESCRIPTION ISFJs are warm and kind people who value harmony and cooperation. They are very aware of and concerned by other people's feelings, which ma... Read more
Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      10 comments

I've been thinking lately about jumping up my program a bit. It has been pretty easy for me to stay on track lately, so it's time for a challenge. We are leaving for a long trip 2 weeks from today and I want to feel comfortable that I will sta... Read more
BLC WEC - Plan your meals for a week
Friday, October 24, 2014      8 comments

Friday: Breakfast – oatmeal with cinnamon Lunch – green salad with chicken Dinner – salmon, rice, green beans, brussel sprout Snacks – 1 oz. havarti, fruit salad (banana, apple, peach), Fiber One cereal and milk Saturday: Break... Read more
Week 6: Reviewing my BLC Goals to date
Friday, October 24, 2014      5 comments

1. Lose 12 pounds, though I'd love to lose 13 and get into a new set of 10's. I'll be pleased with 12, though. ***With 5 weeks in, I have lost 5 pounds. I am more motivated now than I was at the start of the round, so I feel good about this... Read more
BLC Strong End and Spa Challenge
Sunday, October 19, 2014      7 comments

This is my vision board, with my desire to live a healthy, happy, long life with my husband, enjoying our family, grandchildren (first is on its way), and travel adventures. docs.google.com/document
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