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Friday, May 15, 2009

I am so excited that today is Friday and I have two days of relaxation to look forward to. I am not excited however that I got paid, paid bills and it is all gone already. So much for having some money to have fun with or get ahead on anything. I swear living check to check is scary and I have been doing that for a few years now. I was never like that before. Ugh...

I need to sell my car and get something with a smaller monthly payment. It is making things too tight for me at the moment. I had a paid off Camry and I got impulsive and bought a convertible. It is a wonderful but expensive car and now I don't have money anymore. No breathing room at all. David will begin getting bonuses at work now but there are other things we need to focus on so I won't see the benefits from that for a long time. Tsk tsk Michelle...

Tomorrow night is Harry Potter night! I am so looking forward to it! My best friend and her boyfriend are coming over. He is making her read the Harry Potter books because he loves them so much and she seems to be enjoying them also. Anyway, we are going to watch the movies with her now. She has already seen the first one so we have two through five to watch. We may not get through them all tomorrow night but we should be able to see at least two if not three. Good company, a finger foody dinner and great movies. I am so excited!!!

Have a great weekend everyone and I hope to see you at the gym on Sunday! Yes, I am going to do a good workout and maybe even a swim, who knows but I want to be there for at least an hour or so...


Blah Ville!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Ok, this is my first blog on the Spark People website and I am not exactly sure what to write. I can tell you about my past... I have had gastric-bypass surgery on February 11, 2008 and I have lost about 130 pounds (my biggest was 377) but I have long since stopped losing (I am about 247). It is all on me now. Eating right and exercising are the only things that will take me the rest of the way...

My boyfriend (he is around 206) and I joined the 24 Hour Fitness in Katy, TX and went for seven days straight the first week and loved it doing the classes everyday since he was off work. The second week, we went for five days which is more realistic I think. We are taking off Mondays and Wednesdays so that he can go to school for accounting at DeVry. I am proud of him. We can't really do the classes anymore because he gets off of work so late but we go and do our own thing.

We did not go at all last week because he was sick and still has a lingering cough so we will start back up next week on Tuesday. Who knows, we might try to fit a workout in this Sunday. I think he should be feeling well enough then. Plus, we have two friends (they are a couple also) that usually join us on Sunday for the gym so we look forward to that each week.

I guess I just get mad at myself because I can do so well one week and then totally lose it and suck the next week. It is frustrating because I am doing it to myself. I am my own worst enemy. I just don't 'get' why I do what I do. It might be laziness who knows. Anyway, we will get back into the swing of things soon enough. He really does support and motivate me to go and get in a good workout so it will be fine in the long run. Talk to y'all later...

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LAURIE9797 5/15/2009 7:53AM

    You're doing great... I think you just have the "all or nothing" mentality and need to try to compromise with yourself. 4-5 times week is still remarkable and you have to take days off to recover. Just don't let yourself feel like you're failing if you don't meet the mark you've set for yourself!
Love ya girly!

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GETFITAGAIN09 5/14/2009 8:31PM

    You go girl, a grreat way for the both of you to feel great and work your goal. Try to make it a goal for the next 4 weeks and change up your routine. You are off to a great start keeeeeeeppppppp going.

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KIMBIE100 5/14/2009 12:32PM

    That's wonderful that you joined 24 together! I go to the one on Mason Rd (when I go...haven't been good at that for a while). Make yourself go even for 30 minutes and you may be surprised that the time flies by and you end up doing more. I know, before this rut, I looked forward to going and felt guilty if I didn't. The "high" feeling from working out is great! I hope to get back into the routine soon. No...I WILL get back into it. Good luck and have fun!

P.S. I just got an email from a 24 trainer (Fry Rd) about a charity boot camp on Sat May 16 at Cullen Park 9am. $20 is the minimum donation requested. Funny, she sent it today but asked for RSVPs by Wednesday. I just emailed her back pointing that out. I've used her as a trainer and she's really good. Just thought I'd pass this along in case you're interested. I'll be posting it on Katy Sparkers also.


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