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Back on My Game

Monday, April 19, 2010

After an absolutely horrible weekend, I'm back on my game. I suffered a horrible migraine on Friday afternoon, that spilled over into Saturday morning. I still wasn't feeling up to par on Saturday evening, but then Sunday morning I woke up feeling utterly exhausted. Used the whole day on Sunday to rest, and believe me I rested. A migraine will take a lot out of you, leave you feeling completely wiped out. But I am so glad it is over and I'm back on my game, don't think I will run at lunch today, but will definitely give it my all for a brisk walk. Hope everyone enjoyed their weeked.

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    Hope you are feeling up to parr now. Take care of you. emoticon

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REACHBRENDA_2 4/19/2010 8:50AM

    I hope you are doing much better today. The walk will be good. My sister has migraines, boy she really is out of it after she has one. So sorry for you guys that have them. Have a great day.

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1/2 Pounder

Friday, April 16, 2010

Lost a 1/2 pound this week, kinda depressing but hey...1/2 pound loss is better than none at all or a gain. Gonna stay positive despite the depressing number on the scale. Enjoy your weekend. Gonna keep on sparking !!!

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CSIENK 4/16/2010 10:45PM

    1/2 lb. loss is better than a 1/2 lb. gain - right? Keep working at it emoticon
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    It was a loss and that is all good!

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POORGIRL_DIET 4/16/2010 1:28PM

    hey 1/2lbs is better than nowt!! Keep going hun your doing great, hope you have a nice weekend. Off anywhere nice?

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HOKIEJEN13 4/16/2010 10:55AM

    You're right! 1/2 lb is better than no pounds! Chin up, you will get through your plateau!!!! Enjoy your Friday!

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No Cooking Tonight

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Buy one foot long, get one free today at Subway. Gonna get one for hubby and daughter so I can spend a little extra time exercising tonight - I'll probably just have a light snack when I'm done. emoticon no cooking for me tonight.

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JESLES 4/15/2010 1:06PM

    I LOVE the no cooking part!!!! I don't like dinner, my least favorite meal. I have tried everything I can think of to change my mind. Sometimes it works, sometimes not so much. Wish my hub liked Subway, he doesn't the old poo!

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HOKIEJEN13 4/15/2010 11:28AM

    Fabulous choice! I'm warming up leftovers myself :-) Hope you're well!

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KISSFAN1 4/15/2010 9:11AM

    It's nice to get a break from cooking sometimes. I love Subway's veggie delight sub, yum!!!

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Someone says "NO"

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

When someone tells you can't do something, doesn't it make you more determined than ever to prove them wrong? I THOUGHT SO, just watch me.

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POORGIRL_DIET 4/15/2010 8:40AM

    Hell yes!!

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BTRX71 4/15/2010 3:25AM

    WooHoo! Yes you can!

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JESLES 4/15/2010 1:30AM

    yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon

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    Yes oh Yes

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HOKIEJEN13 4/14/2010 6:08PM

    Oooooh! You can do it...I can't wait to hear how you did, but I know you can!

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DEVILDOG50 4/14/2010 2:17PM

    Always fires me up, just tell me I can't do it, ... I'll break my neck to prove to you I can ! So can you ! emoticon

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Runnin and Runnin and Runnin

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Decided I would try running again, getting bored with some of my workouts, so what the heck, gonna give running another shot. For extra motivation, I signed up to run a 5K at my daughter's school in May, all proceeds go to charity, so even better. I ran yesterday on my lunch break, who cares if i'm all sweaty when I get done, if I let that stop me I would be missing out on an hour of exercise. I have been slowly working up to running during my walks anyway, so last week I pulled a Forrest Gump," I just kept runnin, and runnin and runnin" and it actually felt great. Yesterday I ran 2 miles at lunch and walked the third mile. I have put myself up to the challenge. I may not be as fast as I would like to be YET, but heck, I CAN RUN !!! I have also decided that i am shooting for a personal best time to finish the race - I'm giving it my all - it's all or nothing.
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CNICH11 4/14/2010 12:26PM

    emoticon emoticon Just keep running, running!
Have a great day!

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RAEVENSWING 4/14/2010 12:14PM

    emoticonKeep those legs pumping!

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SPARKYROBERT 4/14/2010 11:53AM

    Omg you people who start running scare me! I can't imagine waking up some day and deciding I wanted to go for a run. lol emoticon

I'm super excited for you though. I think that is so very awesome. It's a big inspiration. It's also a huge milestone for you.

When you're starting to slow a little, just pretend there is a emoticon chasing you.

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SEEAMANDARUN 4/14/2010 11:33AM

    WooHoo! I don't think I get quite the satisfaction out of doing a physical activity like I do with running! Go for It!

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MLKOLAR 4/14/2010 8:37AM

    You go girl!!!! I am sure you can do it. I am doing 2 5K's in May : walking one and running one. Good luck to you.
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MMAVAB 4/14/2010 8:09AM

    i love the forrest gump inspiration! sounds like a good day.

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THATGIRL0515 4/14/2010 7:48AM

    Run Lisa Run!

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