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Week 9

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Just measured myself and I'm still the same as before, but I've noticed I've got a lot more tone! I'm really excited about thisbecause I believe I may have hit my measurements and am just going to be toning from now on. I feel great and am starting to look great, I think!

Thank you for ALL the support! Everyone on here is so awesome!

IMt workout consist of strength training and TONS of crunches, side crunches, etc. and also running 1.5 miles! And 2 days a week I work out twice aday! I also, spend alot of time outside with my son! Whether it be going to the Zoo, Sedgwick County Park, or walking around the neighborhood! My husband and I work on one of the houses his dad bought and we are flipping, painting outside/inside, carpeting, etc. We swim, go to the lake, camp, fish, andthing fun to do with summer!

I am feeling so confident for my husband and I's late honeymoon to Hawaii in September! I;m cnfident I will have a "rockin" body by then!

  
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JANNEPERRY 6/25/2011 10:10PM

    I'm glad you are where you like to be! An active lifestyle is the way to go. When your family is young, it's a good time to make it a habit! Congratulations!

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Week 8

Friday, May 20, 2011

Hey all! I foggot to post th last week because it was SOOOOOO busy! My son just turned 1 on Friday the 13th! So exciting!

Anyways! I've lost 2 more pounds! I'm now just 4 lbs away from my goal! Not sure if I have lost any inches but I will check that next week! :)

Thank you all for the kind words and pushing me to make my goals!

  
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JANNEPERRY 5/21/2011 8:24AM

    Great work! So glad your goal is in site! emoticon

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MARVEEME 5/20/2011 5:21PM

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A sneeze away from goal....and on to maintenance.

YIPPEE!

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Week 7

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Ok, it's been awhile since I have blogged and kept up with everything on here! I know excuses excuses, but my son's 1st birthday is next Friday so I have been swamped with making his decorations and invitations!!!

Anyways....I'm back! hahah
I have, in total, lost 6 lbs and2 inches! I'm so excited!

I have been busy fishing, gardening and working outside! I have been running at least twice a week though. And of course carrying around my 25lb son!hahah

Thank you all for encouraging me! It's a lot of work to be a new mom and want to look great, but I'm doing it!
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MARVEEME 5/5/2011 3:54PM

    WOO HOO! LOOK AT YOU!

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Awesome news and fan-tas-tique progress there, Mama Bear! I'm so happy for you, I'm doin' the happy dance.

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SPARK ON!

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MOM2OR 5/5/2011 1:33PM

    Welcome back!! And congrats on the 6 lbs/2 inches! I know that "25"lb weight ALL too well because that's exactly how much my 18 month old weighs, hehe. Keep it up! You're doing great.

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Week 4

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

This is actually my 5th week, but had to take a week off due to feeling ill.

I got weighed yesterday at the doctor and I weighed myself this morning and I'm at 115 lbs. From being sick I lost about 6lbs from not being able to eat, so I'm glad I have gained some of that back in a healthy way! So weighing 115 lbs, I am back to where I started before I got sick, which some people would be discouraged, but I'm glad I got that weight back from eating. I went an entire week with only eating 1,000 calories the whole week.

Anyways, I have started walking with the pedometer to help track my steps, which is just another motivator for me since I've been so sick. I still feel really weak and queasy, but I will do what I can to make my goals without hurting myself. It may just be working in the garden for a couple days, but at least I'm not just sitting down doing nothing.

I have been doing a lot of crunches, situps and stretches from my abdomen, and I have to say, I can DEFINATELY see a difference there! I'm on my way!

My original goal was to weigh 107lbs by my son's 1st birthday (May 13th), but, as long as I get to 112 lbs and stay there with a toned body, I wouldn't be disappointed. I know that this sickness has really put me back. It's going to be hard to get to where I was, but I'm determined to do it!

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MARVEEME 4/21/2011 8:46AM

    I am encouraging you, and everyone, to increase a little exercise by blowing up a balloon and playing volleyballoon. It's a forgotten therefore new twist to put a little fun in adding more movement to any day. Stay Motivated! You may find yourself laughing like the kids!
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JANNEPERRY 4/20/2011 8:17AM

    You're doing great. You are so close to your goal-and that's wonderful. Lots of moms wait years and years to take off that baby weight. You are making healthy habits early on which will be great for you and your family! emoticon

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JESSRC 4/19/2011 11:05PM

    Thank you very much Renee!!!

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MOM2OR 4/19/2011 5:36PM

    Welcome back and I'm glad to hear you're feeling better!!! And you're right, a LOT of people would get discouraged but I'm happy to hear that you're getting right back at it. Take it easy on yourself and good luck!! emoticon

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Week 3

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Weighed in Saturday and didn't lose anything, but I can tell my body is changing! This week is going to be a little difficult for me to workout and I'm nervous that I'm going to fall off track.
I start working again and I'm working everyday but Sunday. I will let you know how it goes.

My plan for this week is to do more on the elliptical than I do on the treadmill and a little bit of Tae bo to keep my calories burned number up.

Hopefully with waitressing again, I can burn off a lot of calories working since I'll be walking nonstop! I'm seriously considering buying a pedometer and tracking my steps since I'm working again and don't have a lot of time to work out. That might help me to think I'm working out a little bit.

  
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JESSRC 4/15/2011 9:57AM

    sweet oK! Thanks Sarah! :)

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SARAHANN1001 4/14/2011 11:04AM

    Jai, i have a pedometer that you can use of you want to!! :) Since i do not use it! lol

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LADYHUNTER87 3/29/2011 5:14PM

    You can do it!! You've been doing great so far! Keep it up and you'll definitly feel better knowing you made good decisions and tried your best for the day :)

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JESSRC 3/28/2011 11:17AM

    Thanks! Yea, I love the Elliptical a lot more, but I am wanting to start doing 5K races again so I'm needing to train on the treadmill for it. Which kinda sucks, but my neighborhood isn't the greatest to take my son outside and run. I just don't trust a lot of people on the following streets. So, I deal with the treadmill all week but one day and then I go to Sedgwick Park. But yea the Elliptical is soooo much better! You burn about 50% MORE calories in 1/2 the time than a Treadmill!

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MOM2OR 3/28/2011 6:16AM

    emoticon It's good that you're not discouraged by not losing anything on the scale because it's not always about that. You can lose inches or gain muscle without losing the pounds! And as long as you're feeling good on the inside, that's all that counts!! I also think that a pedometer would do wonders for you. I've always loved the elliptical more than the treadmill, I always see more results with that. Good luck!

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JESSRC 3/27/2011 9:58PM

    I think I'm going to try and pick one up tomorrow! I used to have one, but my little one got ahold of it and, of course, threw it across the room at the wall! Thanks so much for the motivation!

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MARVEEME 3/27/2011 7:23PM

    DO IT! Get that pedometer as soon as possible! It will help to transform you! I promise!
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