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Great success vs. small failure
Saturday, January 05, 2019      2 comments

The new year has brought many changes. Most of them have been really great. My husband and I are both trying to eat healthier and exercise more. It helps to have like minded people around especially when they are your best friends. It has bee... Read more
Ringing in New Year
Monday, December 31, 2018      3 comments

May God bless this new year for all of us as we try to ring in the new year with healthier choices.... Read more
Working hard
Sunday, December 30, 2018      3 comments

The weather here in Georgia was warm yesterday. My family and I took advantage. It was to wet to walk the perimeter of the property in several areas, so I did what I do best, I worked on problem solving. I used the mower and trailer hooked to it... Read more
After Christmas let down
Friday, December 28, 2018      3 comments

Christmas break is a bittersweet time for me. I love having everyone home and we do until the day after Christmas. My oldest leaves for over a week. I won’t get to see her again until the night before school starts at 6 pm. I love her and pray s... Read more
Trying to get back on track
Friday, June 16, 2017      3 comments

So, back in March, I fell totally off the wagon. My weight loss had halted. My inches had hardly changed. I was working out on the elliptical 30-45 minutes a night. I was also adding a mile walk on some days. I don't even remember exactly how th... Read more
Focus on the good.
Sunday, March 12, 2017      5 comments

In relationships, it is easy to start to notice all the little annoying things your significant other does. However this type of noticing takes us down a rocky and troubled path. Instead, try to redirect and train your mind to seek out the good... Read more
Moving ahead
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      2 comments

So, I am proud to say that I have the motivation to jump right back in to fitness after a 3 day set back. This is my 3rd day back. I am exhausted, but still I understand the vicious cycle we are in. I have no energy tonight, but exercising has a... Read more
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      2 comments

I am not sure why, but I find that I am doing amazing, and then all of the sudden I sabotage my own efforts. The damage I did to my weight loss and health plan in 3 days may take me about 3 weeks to undo. It was so much easy to go off track, th... Read more
Monday, February 27, 2017      5 comments

Today has been a great day. My throat still hurts, but my husband volunteered to help in the yard today. He worked for a while. He doesn't volunteer to help very often. I am so thankful. On top of this, I already have over 12,000 steps from bei... Read more
Sunday, February 26, 2017      4 comments

Spring is coming right along. The Daffodils and hyacinths have bloomed. I am attempting to prepare for spring. My shoulder is giving me such a hard time. The diagnosis-- shoulder sprain😐. Well, I know that God has a plan. I will have to take it... Read more
Out and about!
Saturday, February 25, 2017      1 comments

The last few days have been emotionally exhausting. I am proud to say that I found myself heading for the elliptical instead of the fridge. Who knew that you can get the same satisfaction from exercise as food? Anyway, I am thankful that the e... Read more
Friday, February 24, 2017      4 comments

I never realized how much music can impact someone's life. Working out is hard for me, but the fast beat of the music helps me persist through. Also, prayer and praise keep me going!... Read more
Feels great!
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      6 comments

I feel so much better than I did even 3 weeks ago. I am also much more energetic. I like fitting back into clothes that I haven't been able to wear for a year now. I love the relief exercise brings. The elliptical does hurt my knees, but overal... Read more
Long day!
Monday, February 20, 2017      5 comments

Today has been a long day! I have gotten all of my steps in though. I am exercising really late tonight, but I have this! God has blessed me with a new and healthier lifestyle. Today, I will attempt 30 minutes on the elliptical. I will have merc... Read more
Feeling a bit better.
Sunday, February 19, 2017      2 comments

I am still short of breath, but pushing through. I have been using my spirometer daily to try expanding my lung volume. Today I finally got back up to 2700 on two of my tries. I need to be at 3500. It has never taken me this long to get back to ... Read more

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