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19 Mar, 2009

Consistency is the Key to Victory

Posted by: delitaagain In: Lessons Learned

I’m learning. When I entered Eileen’s Challenge I was thinking it would be almost impossible for me to do well because I need to take a rest day from exercise at least every one day out of three. But, I’m so glad I did join. First, immediately being in the challenge inspired me to quit […]

26 Jan, 2009

I’ve Learned to be Satisfied with Progress

Posted by: delitaagain In: Lessons Learned

Funny, I almost mis-typed that title as “I’ve Learned to be Satisfied with Success.” But that is not it. I really have “learned to be satisfied with progress.” My DDIL was sharing her own progress the other day and then followed it up with a comment about “but…” and shared how she hadn’t reached her […]

19 Jan, 2009

The Secret to Success!

Posted by: delitaagain In: Lessons Learned

 “ate better, started exercising again, touched base with my friend…” This comment by our Patty (Sistah Pat) seems to me to be our secret to success here. We all have differences and try various things over time, but what it boils down to is improving our eating, finding ways to incorporate exercise, and, making time […]

14 Dec, 2008

Weigh-in: Week 17, HALLELUJAH!

Posted by: delitaagain In: Goals|Weigh-In!!

Weigh in today at 249.2! This marks so many milestones. Over 30 pounds lost since beginning again, 17 weeks ago. Over 50 pounds lost since my top weight 4 years, 5 months ago. Down 2.4 pounds this week. 1/3 of weight loss goal – GONE! Less than 100 pounds to go to GOAL! WooHoooooo! It […]


09 Dec, 2008

Panic is Optional — Consistency Wins

Posted by: delitaagain In: Lessons Learned

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Good advice. Why? Because we often don’t succeed at first. We often need to work up to success. And, things go wrong. So, what stance do we take when our best laid plans are blown away? Go again. Do over. Pick yourself up and start again. […]

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