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measurement time again...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

bicep - 6mm (same)
tricep - 10mm (-3)
suprailiac - 9mm (same)
subscapular - 7mm (-2)

Body Fat 20.54% (-2.03%)

Lbs of Body Fat 31.60 28.55(-3.05 LB)

Lean Body Weight 110.45 (+2.05 LB)

139 LB (-1 LB) * this is actually -6, since I got up to 145LB after the holidays!*

waist (belly button) 29.75" (-1.25")

hips 38.25" (-0.75") booooo! I was a curvy butt

thigh R 19.5" (-0.5") time to get the QUADS in gear
thigh L 19.75" (same) favoring left side carrying LO all day!

calf R 13.75" (+0.375")
calf L 13.75" (+0.25")

neck 11.25" (-0.75")

chest 33" (-1") this can stop shrinking any day now...

bicep flexed R 11.25" (+0.25") I've been slipping on working the arms.
bicep flexed L 11.25" (+0.25")

last measurements 11/11/08

Overall I am very proud of myself, and keep wondering how spectacular these numbers would have been if it weren't for overindulging during the Holidays. *sigh*

I will continue to practice good habits, including moderation.


Road trips contraindicated for energy to exercise

Monday, January 05, 2009

Road trips contraindicated for energy to exercise

Six hours on the road. Ick. 4 month old in the back of my husband's 2000 Monterro Sport that needs a new suspension double ick. Actually baby slept most of the trip and my friend kept me company with good convo- but I hate not moving. I realized how much my mood and energy depends on movement.

I felt sapped of all energy looking at my bags ready to be put away. The bottles on the counter taunted me. (And they are the annoying Dr. Brown's bottles with an inconceivable # of parts) I looked away from both of them. Ten minutes for me.

I joined the Spark Team, NEW YOU bootcamp. I did the day 1 video. After 6 hours of driving on the road, I was pretty proud of myself. (see blogs are where you get to pat yourself on the back emoticon and if you don't do it no one will!) Anyhow, 10 minutes of cardio, mostly kickboxing. Pretty good! That round house kick made me feel very uncoordinated, but that will come with time too.

Then I decided I love to write, inspire, and connect with others so I'm going to blog about it all. Now I'm blogging about it and again the bags are asking to be unpacked, the cats want attention, Dr. Brown's bottles need to be sanitized. And I will get to it all, knowing I FIRST made time for me. Always at least 10 minutes.

Keep the positive energy flowing, it could be momentous.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

JENNIFERNAZ 1/10/2009 10:14AM

    Thanks for the kind blog comment. It sounds like you have a great attitude about keeping a healthy lifestyle. I will definitely try to apply that to my life as well.

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ERININSPACE 1/8/2009 10:04AM

    There are so many reasons I hate road trips, and this is one of them! I spent too much time in the car as a kid to get much joy from them. I'm glad you're doing well, though! Keep up the good work!

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SLCOLMAN 1/5/2009 12:11AM

    Good for you!! I love the 10 minutes for you and how you used the invigorate yourself!!

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Waking up to a new year

Thursday, January 01, 2009

So last night was probably my most relaxed New Year's to date. I have a glass of red wine and a sip of champagne. Andrew worked, and baby Michael tried to stay up with mommy but only made it to 11:30 PM.

I managed to stay up until 2AM with friends and got in bed ready to crash out. I thought to myself that now is the time for improvement. Now is time to take care of me. I got back up and decided to brush my teeth and wash my face. As simple as it sounds that made me feel like I was starting the new year off on a good foot. I put on all the nice lotions and eye cream etc. (the ladies would appreciate this) I got back in bed and fell asleep refreshed. I started the year off making myself a priority. I plan to continue to do so, allowing me to be all that much better suited to take care of my beautiful family & help others enhance their lives.

Sending out lots of positive vibes. emoticon

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KLDARDEN 1/2/2009 5:00PM

    Woo hoo! Isn't it great being able to do something for you? I think all of us moms forget to do that each day. I'm always amazed how doing even the little things like fit in a shower after working out or being able to get my haircut (which reminds me it's been over 5 months, think I'm a little due...) makes you feel so refreshed and ready to tackle a new day. Here's to taking care of you emoticon Keep it up!

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week 12 body fat% and measurements

Wednesday, November 12, 2008


last measurements 3 weeks ago

bicep - 6mm (same)
tricep - 13mm (+1)
suprailiac - 9mm (-2)
subscapular - 9mm (-1)

140 LB (-6 LB)

Body Fat 22.57% (-0.74%)
Lbs of Body Fat 31.60 (-2.44 LB)
Lean Body Weight 108.40 (-3.56 LB)

waist (belly button) 31" (-1.5)

hips 39" (-0.25)

thigh R 20" (+0.25) time to get these balanced again!
thigh L 19.75" (+0.15)

calf R 13.375" (+0.125)
calf L 13.5" (no change)

neck 12" (+0.2)

chest 34" (-2.75)

bicep flexed R 11" (-0.25) I've been slipping on working the arms!
bicep flexed L 11" (-0.25)

my goal is to focus on strength training in a more balanced way and get my upper body in gear! emoticon


Time to start tracking body fat %

Friday, October 24, 2008



bicep - 6mm
tricep - 12mm
suprailiac - 11mm
subscapular - 10mm


My goal by Jan 26th is to get back to my pre-pregnancy bodyfat of 18% emoticon


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