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Lost another whole weekend!
Monday, September 10, 2012      1 comments

I just don't know what to do with my weekends! Since DD has gotten older and is doing her own thing, I have really been trying to focus on my social life. Getting out more, more Q time with friends, more activities (including some local Spark t... Read more
Trying to REGROUP!
Thursday, July 19, 2012      6 comments

Since my last blog in March, I knew adjusting to the empty nest was going to be a challenge. At the time, I had no idea how MUCH of a challenge it was going to be, though! Since March, I have put back on about 1/2 of the weight I spent the... Read more
Changes coming, how am I going to cope with it?
Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

So, my daughter is leaving tomorrow to move to Las Vegas. We have relatives there so she won't be homeless or friendless, but it's still a long way from home! She's finished with college and I know she just wants to get out and be on her own. I... Read more
Saturday, February 11, 2012      2 comments

Since I've been losing weight these past months, I've been thinking about how much of life is unconscious, how so many things that I do are just habits developed over the years, both positive and negative. But how do I tell the difference... Read more
Discouragement. Why do I get discouraged and why should I be discouraged?
Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

I was reading a SP article this morning about hitting walls, when I saw this little poll titled "What is your biggest weight loss hurdle?" on the side screen off the article. So I looked over the the button choices: No motivation, No time to wo... Read more
Experiment worked.........but. Yeah, there's always a 'but!'
Sunday, January 08, 2012      5 comments

So last week I deliberately upped my calorie intake to 1450 for the last 3 days of the week-Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. At that level, I lost 1/2 a pound. My exercise for those 3 days was Zumba on Thursday, and a 1.5 mile walk at lunchtime on... Read more
Going to try an experiment.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      4 comments

This is not completely scientific, but here's the deal. The last 2 days I've eaten towards the higher end of my self-determined maximum calorie intake. I have lost 3 pounds in 4 days, and that was with missing Zumba class yesterday! I susp... Read more
Looking forward to 2012! Spelling out my resolutions to stay accountable!
Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

Resolution #1-I will incorporate 5 servings of fruits/veggies at least 2 days a week by April 01. 3 days a week by July 01. 5 days a week by October 01, and 7 days a week by years end. Action plan- Starting next week (meal plan already m... Read more