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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wow! My last entry was almost a year ago! And I have gained a LOT of weight! I don't remember weighing 131. I am up 15 pounds from that at this time. A job change has me driving 55 miles twice a day, something I have substituted for my exercise time. Ooops!

I will be starting a new job in August, and the drive will be only 12 miles twice a day, so that should free up some time for getting active. Plus, I don't plan to work this summer. We are moving and I will be setting up a new household and just relaxing.

My youngest graduates from High School in a month, the move follows a week later, and I am READY for the new adventure! Now I just need to get my current house sold!

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DTONEY76 4/14/2010 1:07PM

    It is emoticon to see you around again and I just know you'll drop that 15 pound gain in no time.

GOOD LUCK with getting your house sold!
~Dedrie

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Today is my 43rd birthday, and I am at 131 pounds. My oldest daughter just graduated from High School on Sunday, and life is very good! The weather is beautiful, Summer is nearly here, and I am hoping to stay motivated to clear our our CLUTTER!

We have a lot of hidden clutter in our house, but it eats at me every moment of every day. And it is proven that as you release clutter in your surroundings, it becomes easier to release clutter on your BODY!

So my house is going on a diet, and my body will reap the benefits.

  
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DTONEY76 5/21/2009 5:16PM

    HAPPY BELATED B'DAY!

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DRAGONFLYGIRL4 5/19/2009 6:42PM

    Happy birthday!!

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Final Weigh In!

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Today was the final weigh in and I lost almost another 3 pounds. With the gain I had last week, my total loss for the 12 weeks was 18.7 pounds or 12.5% of my weight...GONE! I also lost 4% body fat, so I will call it a success.

Now, tomorrow I start my Fit for Florida challenge. In exactly 12 weeks I will be boarding a plane for a week long vacation on the beach in Florida with my youngest daughter (who will be a Senior in H.S. next year). I want to be a lean mean machine when I take to the sand!!

My goal is 5-10 more pounds gone, and a tighter lower half...can you say PEAR SHAPE? I don't like pears.

  
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CHICKIEMAUI 4/3/2009 2:07AM

    Great Job on the weight/body fat loss!! I know you will meet your goal so you can really enjoy your FL Vacation!!!

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DTONEY76 4/2/2009 11:49PM

    emoticon on your 18.7 pounds gone within the last 12 weeks, you should be extremely proud of your accomplishments.

Best wishes on your Fit for Florida challenge,
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SARAHMCHIA 4/2/2009 8:55PM

    Congrats!

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NORAHESS6 4/2/2009 6:31PM

    emoticonHow exciting! It is always so great to be heading in the right direction in our weight loss goals. Good Luck on the Fit For Florida challenge!

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Weigh in #12?

Monday, March 30, 2009

Well, after a weekend of bingeing at the State Wrestling (club) Meet, with only fast food, junk snacks and NO exercise, I managed to escape weigh in with only a pound gain. The exciting news is that the Pound Plunge finishes this Thursday, so they were retesting body fat %. I have lost 4% body fat in the 12 week challenge...WHICH IS SUPER EXCITING TO ME!!

I am only .6% away from my goal, so I'm going to shoot for a goal 2% less than my original one. I have 12 weeks until I go to Florida for a week, so this Friday I will officially start my "Fit for Florida" 12 week challenge!

  
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DTONEY76 3/30/2009 2:33PM

    emoticon on your 4% body fat, that's AMAZING progress. Keep up the excellent work and I wish you the best with your "Fit for Florida" challenge.

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Weigh in #10?

Monday, March 16, 2009

I'm not sure what weigh in I am on...naughty naughty! But I did have a 2 pound loss today, for a toal of 18.1 pounds lost so far! I am now focusing on strength training to try and bring my bottom half in line with my top half. I believe I have another 5-10 pounds to lose, but that these will come off slowly, and in the course of increasing strength.

So, officially, I'm not trying to lose any more weight, but I expect it to happen as I continue to eat correctly and exercise...and continue to push myself harder as I progress.

  
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DTONEY76 3/17/2009 1:40PM

    You are at such a great spot and I know you are totally proud of yourself. emoticon with turning this into a lifestyle change. With strength training, you will definitely continue to lose inches.

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