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Day 7, An after work workout
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      5 comments

It was another bad night here, little sleep... screaming kid, wet bed, dog wandering, husband sleeping on couch, then coming to bed super late.. all and all, didn't make it to the gym before work again... So, I took my gym clothes to work w... Read more
Day 6: Popping exercise into the pockets of my day
Monday, October 07, 2019      6 comments

Well, chugging along. My eating window is closed. I haven't been consistent with calorie logging so far, but that can be my next hurdle. Right now, it's no junk, stay within eating window. It's funny how when you set small goals for yoursel... Read more
Day 5: Keeping to the rules, sprinkling in some exercise & fun
Sunday, October 06, 2019      7 comments

Day 5... Well, my eating window closes in an hour. Dinner is on the stove/in the oven, and I will close up another successful day. I stayed within my eating window, and I didn't eat any junk food. I made it to the gym both days this week... Read more
Day 4: Weigh in for 5% Challenge
Saturday, October 05, 2019      6 comments

Today, I weighed in for my initial weight, and the scale went up again. *sigh Of course, I could bury my head in the sand, or go to the store and buy a bunch of junk, shovel it in and say... forget this. But instead, I laced up my snea... Read more
Day 3: Always the hardest
Friday, October 04, 2019      7 comments

I feel like once I can get past day three, I can do anything. I'm sticking to my two baby steps... No eating after 6:30 PM, no junk food (according to my current junk food list). Thins are nowhere near perfect, but they don't have to ... Read more
Day 2: Then and Now
Thursday, October 03, 2019      8 comments

All the feels hit me today! It's that kind of day. The first *cold* day of the year... wet, rainy... gets you thinking about the then... and I can't help but to compare it to the now. As I said yesterday, I feel that I've wasted my year. Ma... Read more
Day 1 All Over Again
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      10 comments

So I will begin this new journey with new ambitions, new outlooks, and renewed motivation. Hi, I'm Emily, and I'm a food-a-holic. I've been on Sparkpeople for two years and 3 months without "giving up" and *completely* reverting back ... Read more
Another Diet Change
Saturday, September 21, 2019      12 comments

As we get older, I guess it's true that we have to start to be mindful about dietary choices. Things have changed for me, yet again, and I have to tweak what I'm eating so I can try to improve numbers without the use of medication. I've le... Read more
5% Fall Challenge.... Will you join us?
Sunday, September 15, 2019      5 comments

This is your invitation to a challenge that can change your life... if you let it. It's a 56 day commitment... are you ready? Looking for a way to buckle down and lose before the holidays hit? Then, this is the place you want to be. Be... Read more
Mindfulness Tips 4 & 5: Dealing with Eating
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      6 comments

On my quest to become more mindful when it comes to being in tune with my body, I have to stop and think exactly how one eats "mindfully". I took a pause this morning and thought about it. I looked up a couple of online articles, and I came to t... Read more
Monday, August 05, 2019      2 comments

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Sunday, July 21, 2019      3 comments

Week 2 Stats: EXERCISE REPORT: Miles traveled: 14,429 ... Read more
Mindful tip #3: Practice Self-Love
Sunday, July 21, 2019      8 comments

You can only count on yourself. You are your own best friend. You are the only constant in your life. Ever heard of these sayings? I've heard them... and I think... corny. Hokey. *eye roll* I feel like these are things people tell... Read more
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      4 comments

CHALLENGE REPORT: Week 1: We landed in 6th place. We accumulated 14,189 miles as a TEAM. 394 miles average per teammate; 56 min avg. per po... Read more

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