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plugging away

Sunday, December 21, 2014

i'm still being consistent and tracking and working my butt off. my butt isn't coming off though as fast as i wish lol.

lost 5 lbs since i started this. that is great! stuck at 162 though. My eating is on track and so is my working out so hopefully it will drop soon.

was off work this past week so i did 6 workouts in 6 days. today i am taking off. hoping to do the same next week. won't be able to get to the gym but i will do it at home.

being on vacation is wonderful. i typically don't do stay cations but i am enjoying it. would i rather be in hawaii? of course! this isn't a bad thing though.

thought i might enjoying the christmas season more though but i am not. i really hate this time of year. this introvert is forced to socialize way too much. it isn't fun, it is physically and mentally exhausting.

ok, i am rambling. tata for now...

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 12/21/2014 3:02PM


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KNEEMAKER 12/21/2014 2:23PM

  Keep on keeping on!

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Still on track

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

so I have been tracking since I posted a few weeks back. I have only been over my calories twice!!! So food is good. Need to work on exercising more and drinking more water. I have been working out about 4x a week. Workouts not as intense as I would hope but I have been battling with headaches and back issues lately. Headaches... So sick of them. As of Monday I will be off on vacation for 2 weeks. Not going away anywhere. 1st time as an adult I will not be working the week of Christmas!!! So... Merry Christmas.

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BETRHO48 12/10/2014 10:40PM

    emoticon Great job with the eating program. Sometimes it is hard to get it all together. Keep plugging away at it. You will get there.

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i might be back???

Saturday, November 15, 2014

so i used to be a regular around here. i used to be a leader. i can't even remember my reasons for not being on here anymore. part of it was i was tired of constantly focusing on my weight. i have always focused on my weight since i was a teen, it was all consuming most of the time. so i stopped focusing on my weight and what happens?

-i seem to be happier mentally
-i am the heaviest i have been in my entire life, i weigh more now than when i was 35 weeks pregnant (my kiddo came early)
-i am physically a mess

so is being chubby, unhealthy and happy or in shape/miserable better?

i need to learn how to watch my weight and be happy.

so what do i do now for fitness?
i stopped running about 2 years ago. parts of me miss it terribly. however i was having chronic hip pain/issues.
i go to the gym in a good week 2x and do weights.
i walk occasionally.
i ride the bike at home occasionally.

so what did i used to do?
run 3-4x a week for 15-30 miles per week
strength train at least 2x a week but more often 4x
spin classes 1-2x per week

now one of my excuses is that i went back to work full-time about 3 years ago now. this is when all this seemed to change. i never thought i would be one of those women who were too tired at the end/start of the day to work out. i only have 1 kid! he turns 9 next week. last time i was around here he was probably in grade 1. now he is in grade 4. i don't know how you guys with multiple kiddos do it. i love my kid, he is a good/easy going kid who does nothing but encourage me to take time for myself and work out.

ok, i'm rambling. i need to lose weight. i actually need to weigh myself to get a baseline. i need to buy a scale and weigh myself daily again. sadly, weighing daily is what works best for my health.

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HOPERY 11/19/2014 10:09AM

    I hope you stick around! I'm in the same boat as you. Taking things one day/meal at a time right now. We can do this!

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MBSHAZZER 11/16/2014 12:38PM

    Jen, I think there is a happy medium between healthy and happy. Just take the pressure off and focus on "sweating once a day" - just move daily. Health is not an all or nothing proposition... life is about balance...

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SEPPIESUSAN 11/16/2014 7:07AM

    Welcome back! I'm not using spark either, but I am still subscribed to your blog. I can relate with a lot of what you're saying! If you figure something out that starts to work, that would be great inspiration for me to follow. Good luck!

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yes a blog, no i didn't die

Friday, December 21, 2012


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SEEHOLZ 12/27/2012 3:53PM

    Bah Humbug! Is that something Canadians say too-lol? Grumpy cat cracks me up... and now I'll always thing of you as grumpy cat, ha!

I do hope that you had a bearable... or even God forbid, F U N Christmas!

For me, I love Christmas... because I get off work! I could care less about the gifts... I hate that part- that part is stupid and annoying.....

But I do like the Toghetherness part--- hanging out with people who are HAPPY! That's my experience at least.

As a kid, I used to dread Christmas- it was never fun. My grandma and Mom would fight- every Christmas Eve. In hinsight, I should have threatened to run away... or ran away, so they could have done something different, but fight all night long. It was ALWAYS ruined- except one time when we were having this random guy stay and eat with us... because he was staying at my Grandma's apartment- he was a business guy and had no where to go.. that's the only time there was no fighting!

So, now I feel blessed for peace and joy! I never thought that would be happening!

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MBSHAZZER 12/24/2012 11:23AM

    HAHA, I LOVE Grumpy Cat! Cause I am Grumpy Gal! :D

I hate Christmas as well, but fortunately, since family lives far away and Larry and I have no kiddos, Christmas is just a day to lounge around in PJs and drink too much.

Disclosure - I am at work today but I put a large pour of Bailey's in my coffee before I left the house! The benefits of taking the bus to work!

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lazy blog about lazy me

Wednesday, November 28, 2012


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SEEHOLZ 11/30/2012 7:21PM

    First off, H is HUGE--- like 7 going on 17 it sounds-LOL! I think the whole "hyper" thing is normal for his age- but of course I don' t know your kid and mine was never all that hyper to begin with, but I remember around the age of 7 or 8, the AD started. Kids are so different and you just kind of have to wait and see how long this "phase" lasts- keeping him active and tiring him out, should help a little :-)
As for being lazy, I think it's the time of year- I was just thinking about you this week, as motivation or the lack of has been going through my head and I remember reading your blog in the summer and how we both were so motivated and now look at us-LOL. I am still working out every day, but just not as much or as hard or whatever- just kind of cruising along--- which is perfectly okay, by the way. The thing is- you are working out. And, you'll take it up a notch again... eventually-- going with the flow is not all that bad, if you don't stop! That I would not recommend, because starting up again, would seem like torture-LOL!

Btw, I tried to to MyFitnessPal and didn't get the application- I don't know how it is so great- where are like forums or people or how do I find you???? I didn't really play with it, because I was at work... so maybe MyFitnessPal for Dummies from you?

Keep blogging, because when you disappear, I miss you! Just saying

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SKYFYRE 11/29/2012 6:16PM

    Im going to read this and then consider myself less lazy, at least I am reading.

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MBSHAZZER 11/28/2012 4:20PM

    I can't believe how big he is getting!!!

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CHUM48 11/28/2012 3:12PM

    Happy Birthday to your son! and Have a great week!

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