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Good workout Day

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

I had a good workout day. The day before weigh in for my BLC team and I feel like I had a fairly good workout. Walk/jogged on the treadmill and worked out to a tape, plus some other exercises form team challenge. Now, I hope I have a good weigh in tomorrow.

What is your thoughts on Rice? I use that Lipton, well it is now Knorr. Spanish Rice. It calls for 1 cup. I had chicken noodle soup too.

We threw out the brownies and my mom's left over birthday cake. DH bought some apples, bananas and grapes.

Being retired makes it easy for me to get in a lot more exercise than most people. I remember my work days and trying to fit this in and that in. Your day will come.

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SHIITAKE 10/11/2010 11:44AM


Good workout, Courti......I know you will have a good weigh in
day !

Have you checked out the sodium content on that rice ? I was
stunned when I saw how much sodium is in it ! emoticon

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STLOUISWOMAN 10/6/2010 11:43AM

    Sounds like you're definitely on the right track. Good luck at weigh-in.

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TRILLIUM22 10/5/2010 9:54PM

    Great job working out. Then you can really enjoy your facebook/computer time. Good luck with weigh in tomorrow.

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IRISH_AGUIRRE 10/5/2010 6:25PM

  I'm glad you did so much positive stuff today! Good luck on the weigh-in.

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COURAGETOMOVE 10/5/2010 6:21PM

    Sounds like a great bworkout day emoticon

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Harry Potter - Weasley Family

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Do you like Harry Potter, reading the books and watching the movies?
There is a team Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

If you are a Harry Potter fan and like role playing, this is a team for you. Just let me know if you are interested.

We have: challenges, support and fun. Come discuss the books and movies. It is all positive. The only magic is losing weight and eating healthy and making new friends.

The team is made up of 4 families: The Weasleys (which I belong), The Blacks, The Malfoys and The Potters. I mainly know about the Weasleys.

We have weekly challenges between the families. Do what you can if you don't have time to devote to the whole challenge. A little is better than none.

Some of the spells we've used:
Diffindo - split leftovers into single portion containers
Impedimenta - chew each bite 24 times
Reducio - use smaller plates

This is a private team, so you will need to contact me so I can have an invite sent to you.

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SHIITAKE 10/11/2010 11:40AM


emoticonYou go, girl ! Not much of a Harry Potter fan........sorry, my friend !

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IRISH_AGUIRRE 10/5/2010 4:08PM

  Great recruiting idea, Courti!!! I agree with you - I love our Weasley family, and the challenges are nice. I hope we get some new "adoptions" to the four families from this!

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-COURT- 10/5/2010 2:39PM

    We do have weekly challenges. We post on our home thread and have a separate tracking thread for challenges (like BLC). It is a competition against the other families. If you don't have a lot of time to put in on a challenge, the least little bit helps.

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AIDELADE27 10/5/2010 2:14PM

    Awesome (and simple) way to recruit newbies!

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JENS_DOIN_IT 10/5/2010 2:12PM

    I am interested Courti! What sort of commitment is required? Do you have to post a certian amount during the week, or is it when you can?

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BEACHLVRMI 10/5/2010 12:18PM

    Oh this looks interesting...I am a bad HP fan as I haven't read the books but I have seen all the movies. Please send me some info..

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NIMAWEYGH 10/5/2010 12:04PM

    I think this is a great blog and why did I not think of it emoticon

Way to recruit................Weasley girl.

Nimsy Whimsy Weasley

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TENACIOUSTIGER 10/5/2010 11:04AM

    hi id like to join as i am an avid hp fan and need all the magic i can get on this quest emoticon

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Hogwarts Fall Term begins

Sunday, October 03, 2010

The Fall Term at Hogwarts has begun!

The three lessons we are to work on:

First: to blog about 3 goals I want to work on this term.
Second: blog about a song that has particular meaning to me and my journey toward living a healthier life.
Third: decorate my dorm (spark page) or blog with pictures to show my house spirit. A bit hard to do when I have other teams to decorate for as well, so I may blog and split the décor between the two teams.

This blog is dealing with my 3 goals:
1) Catch up on my reading (the only time I seem read is on the bus while taking my mom to the doctor appt and in the doctor’s waiting room. I have three books started.

2) Try to avoid temptation
I had something else here, but lately I see the need to work on not being tempted by people or just my own temptation to eat the wrong things or out of my range.

3) Eat at least 3 freggies a day, whether fresh, frozen etc. As long as it has fruit or veggie

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SHIITAKE 10/11/2010 11:37AM


I like your goals, Courti........like you, I have not been reading much lately. But we shall
remedy that, right ? Keep positive, and eat your freggies, my friend ! emoticon

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BEACHLVRMI 10/5/2010 12:21PM

    I really like your goals!
I too am trying to catch on my reading

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AIDELADE27 10/4/2010 9:37PM

    Courti, you're going to do great this term. After all, aren't we Hufflepuffers patient and unafraid of toil? emoticon I can't wait to see what you have in store when you "redecorate", lol. Lots of luck on your goals, my fellow Huffie!

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DOGSTARDADDY 10/4/2010 6:46AM

    Very good!

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MNABOY 10/3/2010 11:17PM

    Great goals

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SEANDA 10/3/2010 11:04PM

    Courti, knowing you.. you are going to be a great asset to your team!! Will be interesting to see how you blend the decor. LOL. I love your goals!! You can do it!! Woo hoo!

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CoHP Summer Term Final Blog

Monday, September 27, 2010

We had to write out 3 goals that we wanted to work on during the summer term at Hogwarts.
My goals were:
My 3 goals for this summer challenge are:
Goal 1: Clean/organize some hot spots around the house
Goal 2: Do my exercises before I go online
Goal 3: Keep up the laundry

I haven't kept up the goals as I had wished but I have gotten them done. The house doesn't look like a horder lives here; I do get my exercies done, even though I do go online before hand (in fact, I think I'm doing better now) ; the laundry basket isn't piled to the ceiling.

I figure in the long run that I have made progress.

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MDMNINA 9/27/2010 1:31PM

    All progress is good progess. Good for you!! emoticon

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IRISH_AGUIRRE 9/27/2010 1:17PM

  Sounds good to me!!!

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KITTZZZ 9/27/2010 11:01AM

    Great progress emoticon

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TRILLIUM22 9/27/2010 7:47AM

    Progress comes before perfection. I'm not sure perfection is even a good goal.

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USERNAMEDD 9/27/2010 1:00AM


Once begun, half done!

You're doing great! emoticon

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Correction to previous blog

Monday, September 13, 2010

Okay, I guess I was just too upset to think straight when I posted that I did 110 cardio min. I did do 110 exercise minutes, but only 71 was cardio. Sorry.

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SHIITAKE 9/16/2010 5:05AM


You still did good, kiddo !!! emoticon

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IRISH_AGUIRRE 9/14/2010 1:58PM

  I agree - emoticon

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KITTZZZ 9/14/2010 1:16AM

    That is still awesome!

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