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Pink Flamingo!
Monday, March 05, 2018      1 comments

I am here! I am a Pink Flamingo!!! I will do what is asked of me in the Biggest Loser Challenge and the Pink Flamingo Team. I have tried doing it my own way, and where has that gotten me? Bigger and heavier, that's where! I will lose th... Read more
Friday, January 05, 2018      3 comments

I just feel yucky. Not like when you have a cold, just yucky feelings and sad, and I live too far away from family and friends and so I am starting to get homesick. Having a rough time dealing with life but not having Dave, my husband, to help... Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday two friends died from carbon monoxide poisoning. It was their first night in their new home. A third person also died, but we don't know who it was yet. This is so sad, about two months after my husband died. They were the first fr... Read more
Back to it
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      2 comments

Here I am, back to it. Why? If I don't start now I won't have any pants to wear! Need to be smaller, not bigger. Need more energy.... Read more
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      1 comments

I've been sick for weeks. Finally going to the Dr. today to get over this cough. I've been doing lots of walking and my pants are fitting looser!!! I love it! I took one more link out of my chain! If only I could push myself to do a... Read more
One less link in the chain
Thursday, January 28, 2016      3 comments

Okay, so last Spring I made a paper chain with thirty links to represent the thirty pounds I want to lose. Those thirty links have sat on the wall. Only I know what they are for. They are in my office next to my classroom. None of my student... Read more
Boutique Fitness My Way
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      1 comments

Today I read an article here on Spark People about Boutique Fitness being the new trend. I have attended some such classes, namely Yoga and Tap Fit. I have videos of various fitness styles and I have high speed internet for the new styles I wo... Read more
18 1/2 minute mile!
Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

Sure, I'm not going to win a race at that speed, but I've been walking a 21 minute mile and thinking that was good! Good greif! Last night was the first night of the Disney Chaparones Walking Club and I was the one who was left behind in the d... Read more
8.5 inches gone!
Sunday, January 17, 2016      3 comments

So, the scale hasn't budged. Oh sure, a pound down, a pound back up, but no great movement. Today I finally got around to measuring myself. I knew that my jeans felt looser but did not think that I had lost 3.5 inches from my hips! 8.5 inche... Read more
Making changes
Thursday, November 19, 2015      4 comments

Okay, something has to change! I am getting lots of walking in even though it is tough to even get to 8,000 steps in a day, but I am challenging myself to do it. Two months ago it was hard to get 4,000 steps a day, so there is definite improve... Read more
Sunday, May 13, 2012      1 comments

Well here I am, again. Ready to do this, again. Ready to commit to exercise, again. Ready to stay active, not eat all the time, again. Ready to make goals, but this time not just for weight loss. I want to make goals for me...personal... Read more
New Pedometer
Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

Okay, while there are pedometer apps available for Android phones, I do not recomend them. They either stopped working when the screen turned off, kept talking to me, or took upmway to much storage on my phone. Perhaps in time they will improv... Read more
Need more Freggies!
Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

I am in a challenge to get 5 Freggies each day this weekend and today I am at 1 1/2. We had an early supper, so I am off to scour the kitchen for fruit and I have left-over green beans from last night. Jenny*... Read more
Start over
Sunday, August 21, 2011      0 comments

Well, I sure did have fun this weekend. I went shopping with a friend on Saturday and had a family reunion today. Needless to say, I need to start over with food tomorrow. Then I will get back on track. Jenny*... Read more
Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

Well, I do my best exercise by just walking around, so I was bummed that none of my pedometers worked anymore. Then I thought, "Hey, they have apps for everything else, why can't I get a pedometer app?". Sure enough, there's an app for that! N... Read more

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