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Rainy Tuesday
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      4 comments

No pool today. Plan B is my nice recumbent bike. No excuses! A nice rainy afternoon is just right for enjoying my Halloween lights. I did a little shopping this morning and am busy working on a pile of mask orders. I was low on man mask a... Read more
Monday Monday
Monday, October 19, 2020      9 comments

Plans derailed by a change in dr appointment. I went earlier as requested and then had to wait for a LONG time. Results from my lung capacity test were so so. I have asthma, leftovers from by bad bout of pneumonia, so now I have a maintenance in... Read more
Stress and depression management
Saturday, October 17, 2020      10 comments

Well, after a stellar start on W1, I gained a lb on W2. That in itself is a small thing, but prompts the question why. I know why. I had two days of eating less well and one day of no fitness efforts. Those are results, not reasons. Reasons: st... Read more
Friday finally
Friday, October 16, 2020      9 comments

This has not been one of my better weeks. I’ve felt low all week, caved in to overeating yesterday (but still tracked), haven’t accomplished as much as I intended. Add to that some major stress trying to be seen by my dentist. However, th... Read more
Ugh, dental emergency
Thursday, October 15, 2020      13 comments

Grrr. I had a sore gum that felt like something was stuck; dental floss and water pic didn’t help. I noticed tooth sensitivity last night. Trying to see a dentist is a real challenge these days. I have to go to the Tampa office today unless I wa... Read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2020      9 comments

Rather encouraging. Numbers that needed to improve are. Weight down a little. No change in prescriptions. Helpful recommendations re covid; already doing almost all of them. Done for another year.... Read more
Slow day
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      11 comments

Just not feeling it today. CDD: Covid depression day. Only solution is to do something. I made a little stack of non-urgent tasks and am working my way through them. It feels better just to take these small things to completion. Remembe... Read more
Monday, October 12, 2020      8 comments

Health MISSIONS 1. Track food For W2 streak 2. Eat well within range 3. Exercise. Looks like a good pool day! MISSIONS 1. Continue paper project. I was on a roll last night, making great progress, even some of husband’s. 2. Six ... Read more
Variations on a breakfast
Sunday, October 11, 2020      12 comments

Inspired by RAERAERAE62’s Yukon breakfast: 1 med-small Yukon gold potato, microwaved 1 egg (R uses whites only) 1/2 100 cal cup guacamole Butter, salt, pepper to taste Optional toppings: Small amt shredded cheese Bacon bit... Read more
Week 2 Onward!
Saturday, October 10, 2020      9 comments

The fall challenge couldn’t have come at a better time for me. Just a month into retirement, I’m feeling good about what I’ve accomplished. I’m sleeping better according to my Fitbit. I’m committed to tracking my food for the entire fall challen... Read more
W1D6 Over the hump day
Thursday, October 08, 2020      12 comments

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W1D5 Hump Day
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      9 comments

Habits take more than five days to establish, but I’ve got several healthy streaks going as part of my turnaround plans. 1. TRACK everything. I know this works when I do it. My goal is to track food for every single day of the fall challen... Read more
Fun Tuesday
Tuesday, October 06, 2020      8 comments

Husband had another dr appointment and took the afternoon off, so we had a play day. We ordered lunch from our favorite seafood place, ate by the water next to Speckled Trout Marina, went to Wall Springs and Boggy Bayou, then on to the Tarpon Sp... Read more
Do it yourself Florida fall
Monday, October 05, 2020      9 comments

I like my little leaf collection. Three of them came from the gift shop at a Lincoln museum in Kentucky, two from a craft fair in North Carolina, an... Read more
Fall challenge W1D2
Sunday, October 04, 2020      10 comments

Cleaning up my Spark account has been very useful. I enjoyed reading over blogs over the years. I actually did manage to lose the 5% on one challenge. I’ve had a great opportunity to review what’s worked when I’ve lost weight, and I’m well awar... Read more

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