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Getting Back on Track!

So I have confessed that I have had weight gain the past several months.  Well, back up to 197 is not a good feeling!! I had been maintaining for several months, and as my friend Beth pointed out, maintaining is difficult to do.  At least I haven’t been gaining this entire time. Putting on the… Continue reading Getting Back on Track!

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The Old

“You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old, whatever ‘the old’ means for you.”  – Sarah Ban Breathnach This can mean so many things for me: staring a diet, a savings, or purging of stuff.  Every day I have to make a conscious decision to exercise, eat healthy, and not… Continue reading The Old

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Back to the Habit

The scale is not going in the right direction lately.   Too much chocolate and cheetos! So back to the swing of things… Habits…walking (treadmill), daily…again. Eating better. Today.  Meal planning. I must do this.  I have to prep for the week, mainly for lunches, to be successful.  I need some new ideas for dinner.… Continue reading Back to the Habit

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Morning Motivation 

This morning the alarm went off at 5:45 a.m., and I just laid in bed.  I didn’t want to get up, and thinking about walking- nope.  I haven’t been walking for the past week, and this morning I wasn’t “feeling” it. I got my phone, and began the normal part of my morning routine of… Continue reading Morning Motivation 

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Great Things

Baby steps…right? “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is the quote in my Passion Planner this week.  “This week, focus on doing your best on each step as opposed to just focusing on the end result.” Yes!  One step at a time for everything!… Continue reading Great Things

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · new habits · Uncategorized · walking · WLS


I have been walking in the mornings on our treadmill.   I started with the cardio setting, but have liked the interval program. Oh goodness!! Liked is not really how I should describe it. It kick my butt! I am out of breathe. Ugh. I am starting out my day with walking.  Trying to kick… Continue reading Habits-Walking 

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Saturday Habits

Habits.  I don’t normally keep up with workouts or diets on the weekends.  At least, I didn’t in my past. This morning, I walked again.  The past 3 mornings at 530a, I have gotten out of bed, put on my sports bra, socks and shoes, and hit the treadmill.  I haven’t been concerned with what… Continue reading Saturday Habits

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Goals and Yoga

So in the changes I have been making – yoga.  I do about 5 minutes of basic stretching first thing in the morning.  I have been wanting to do more, and have found some streaming beginning yoga on Amazon Prime.  I have plenty of room in my craft room. But there my mat sits.  One… Continue reading Goals and Yoga