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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

BRING IT!!!

  
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WENDYSPARKS 3/11/2010 11:54AM

    Woo!! Hoo!!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 3/11/2010 11:51AM

    I think it has already been brought . . .

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BILLALEX70 3/10/2010 7:42PM

    Agreed!

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Feeling good

Monday, March 08, 2010

am feeling MUCH better then I did last week, in fact, the whole family does!!

I'm working really really hard this week because I have a milestone of weight loss dangling in front of me like a carrot. I am busting chops(my own) and taking names(calling myself fat a$$) to make that milestone when I weigh in Saturday morning.

I am still really sore from the workout with the trainer on Saturday, but that's all good, I'm dealing with that and moving forward. I keep telling myself it's a good hurt! I will miss that workout this saturday due to my traveling again this weekend, but look forward to the 20th!

ok - time to go get my exercise ball and do some crunches and pushups before I sit on the floor and stretch for a while.

Good Night Dear SparkPeople......hahahaha

  
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TWICETHEMAN 3/9/2010 4:21PM

    hope you have a great weigh in Saturday!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 3/9/2010 3:21PM

    Have a good night. Hope you eat that carrot this weekend.

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Week in review

Sunday, March 07, 2010

OK....it was not a good week for me. (for us rather) My family was all sick, including me, I couldn't work out like I should have and I cheated and had some comfort foods while I was down for 2 days.

I did manage to lost .4 lb last week though. I wasn't happy at all about that, especially coming off a 5.5 lb week the week before.

I've accepted it, I can't change it, I'll move forward from here. I'm already working hard this week since I know I'll miss a few workouts this week.

I'm not giving up, I'm not done nor will I revert to my former self!!!!

  
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PASHHR 3/8/2010 12:10PM

    Great job moving forward through your illness. Losing 1/2 a pound is still something and you are progress that doesn't necessarily show on the scale. Keep it up, you're doing great!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 3/8/2010 11:26AM

    It's like riding a bike. You fall off occasionally, but you still get back on and keep riding.

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ACTIVE_AT_60 3/7/2010 9:44PM

    Jerome, got to this via my friend Bill. He is absolutely right. Keep moving and the result will show. - I thin it is important that we don't get fixated on the weight loss, but gradually convert to a healthier lifestyle, as a result things will change. - We have to be careful we don't fixate on one measurement but the trend. It is so easy to focus on the trees and not look at the forest. Slight gains and plateaus will happen. Upward an onward my friend.

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BILLALEX70 3/7/2010 7:52PM

    As I've said before; life get's in the way. Keep moving and the results will show.

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oh WOW

Saturday, March 06, 2010

Just finished my first 90 session with a personal trainer. (sort of) We have started a program at our church called Fitness and Fellowship, great workout!! 90 Minutes kicked my butt from cardio to toning!! My body hurts from my arms to my toes, did I mention it was great. I can't wait to go back!!

  
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BECKYISHERE 3/7/2010 8:23AM

    Sounds like great, in a painful way! lol

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ZFISHPOND 3/7/2010 1:05AM

    emoticon job!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 3/6/2010 10:19PM

    That is one of the types of programs that I am kinda thinking about for my church.

If you could share any details, it would be appreciated.

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PASHHR 3/6/2010 3:56PM

    Sounds like a great 90 minutes!

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BILLALEX70 3/6/2010 2:16PM

    SWEET!

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Not a good week

Thursday, March 04, 2010

UGH.....I'm not feeling well therefore I can't workout like I need to be!!!

Patience has never been one of my better virtues.

  
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SIMPLE_TAILOR 3/5/2010 9:51AM

    It sounds like an excuse, but we must give our body time to recover. Replenish with fruits/veggies and plenty of water and then hit it hard again when feeling better.

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TWICETHEMAN 3/4/2010 9:43PM

    do what you can do, dont let it be an excuse to do nothing unless your bedbound for the week.

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MUSICFREAK911 3/4/2010 7:21PM

    Won't be long and you'll be back at it. You've been working really hard - maybe your body is insisting on a rest?

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BILLALEX70 3/4/2010 5:47PM

    It's happened to us all, so don't get too down. Guess what? It'll happen again. Life just gets in the way.

Get back at it once you're well. Hope that's soon.

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LABOSOXGIRL 3/4/2010 5:20PM

    If your not feeling well take it easy, don't want to make yourself any sicker than you may already be. Take a couple of days to rest up and then see how you feel, and get right back to it!

Take care!

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LEXUSIASIS 3/4/2010 5:13PM

    Not sure what to say, sometimes when I don't want to work out I remind myself that just showing up is half the work. Perhaps if you put on your workout clothes it may help. Until then take one moment at a time. A lot of times you can talk yourself into it. Keep trying.
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LADYOFTHEHOUSE6 3/4/2010 5:13PM

    Try to be easy on yourself (talk about the preverbial pot!). It's hard to keep up when you're not feeling well. Let yourself rest while you need it but be ready mentally to get back on the horse when you are feeling well again.
Hang in there, you can do it!! I hope you feel better soon!

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