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Bootcamp Day 4

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Day 4 bootcamp went well. I don't think that my ball has enough air in it though. It looked a lot squishier then Nicoles. Will have to have my hubby put more air into it.

  
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JAYCEE77 1/7/2010 7:52AM

    emoticon Keep it up. You can do it!

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STRAWBERRYLASS 1/7/2010 2:25AM

    Congrats Bobbi on making it thru Day 4, you are doing fabulously. emoticon



Hugs,
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KATIEBUG815 1/7/2010 12:58AM

    Are you saying he's full of hot air?? Or a blow hard?? LOL just kidding. Way to go on day 4!

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LOSINGLINNDY 1/7/2010 12:15AM

    emoticon You are rocking now!

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METAMORPHOSISAB 1/6/2010 8:30PM

    Congrats on Day 4!!!

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Bootcamp Day 3 and Jan Goals

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Day 3 of the boot camp went well! I love working the upper body on the stability ball. I am a little sore, but it is getting better. I feel so much better. I am so glad that I got motivated again! I have so much more energy now.

My goals for January.

1. Start tracking all my food again. I am doing pretty good with this so far!
2. Get in more fruits and veggies every day. I am working on this
3. Get to 199 pounds again!

  
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SCRAPPY_RN 1/5/2010 2:05PM

    emoticon job! I finished, too. My shoulders are a little sore.

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CERIUSLY 1/5/2010 12:57PM

    Great work! I don't have a stability ball yet and I am sore too. emoticon

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DMATT35 1/5/2010 11:55AM

    Yes I am a little sore too!

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Bootcamp Day 2 and LAP Challenge

Monday, January 04, 2010

Day 2 of the bootcamp was a lower body workout using a ball. It was an easy video to follow and do the exercises. My legs are a little sore, haven't been doing the squats and lunges like I should have been doing. But I am still going strong, and having fun doing it.

For my cardio for the day, I got out the Wii Active. I am not sure that I am really impressed by it. It was fun, but either I was doing something wrong, or the controllers were not working like they were supposed to. I was able to get it to work, but not the way that it was supposed to. Also, there was no stretching exercises after you completed the workout, so I had to do them on my own.

I am also doing the LAP buddy challenge. Jayccee77 is my buddy and Jen169 just joined us today! I am always excited about the challenges that I do with LAP. They are so much fun, and I get a chance to know some of my teammates better. If you are looking for a fun challenge, join us on the Losing and Playing team. We are team 2 in the Jan buddy challenge! All are welcome! I have included the link to our team thread.

Go team 2!!!

www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes
sageboard_thread.asp?board=1454x13989x
30652568


Have a great day all!
Spread the Spark!

  
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JAYCEE77 1/5/2010 7:07AM

    Go get em Bobbi!

I know that I like to stretch after my cardio workout too! Heck, I just like the stretches. Sometimes I'll add some extra just cause I like them.

WOOHOO for Team 2!

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STARTSPARKING 1/5/2010 4:45AM

    I'm glad you are doing well with both the bootcamp and LAP challenge! Kudos to you for doing so much exercises. Sorry the Wii Active workout wasn't ideal, but good for you for adding some stretching exercises to complete the session.

Keep up your great work! emoticon

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EDWARDS1411 1/4/2010 10:09PM

    Wishing you the best with both challenges, Bobbi!!!
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CERIUSLY 1/4/2010 9:12PM

    What is LAP please?

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SCRAPPY_RN 1/4/2010 7:46PM

    We have wii fit but I have not tried it yet.
Love the LAP challenges and miss you buddy ;)

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MISS_PIE 1/4/2010 6:02PM

    Good for you. Keep up the great work!

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Bootcamp Day 1

Sunday, January 03, 2010

I will have to get my friend to do my measurements and take some before pictures for me. I will get her to do that later today! My starting weight for this is 208. I hope to get below 200 again by the end of the month. I think that is very doable.

I got up and did the first day of bootcamp! Woohoo! I am not supposed to jump, I did a little, but mostly modified the workout to what I can do and stayed at the same pace as Nicole. Wow, that 10 min is intense! Feels good though, a great way to jumpstart the day.

Well, I've got laundry to do and then going bowling tonight!
Talk to you later!
hugs,
Bobbi

  
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STARTSPARKING 1/4/2010 2:55AM

    You're off to a great start with the boot camp and with the new year! Good luck with your January goals. With your determination and diligence, I know you can do it! Keep up your great work.
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STRAWBERRYLASS 1/4/2010 12:49AM

    I wish you all the best with the bootcamp workout. I am not brave enough to take that on. But, you go girlfriend!


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Don
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EDWARDS1411 1/3/2010 7:12PM

    Good job Bobbi!! Doing it first thing in the morning is a great idea - I've still to do mine, but I'll get it done before midnight LOL!!! Best Wishes with the Challenge!!!!

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2009

Friday, January 01, 2010

2009 was an ok year for me. I did not do well with losing the weight that I wanted, as a matter of fact, I ended up gaining 20 pounds. I kept telling myself that I would lose it, than another pound would join in, and they added up one at a time to 20 pounds.

We were able to get to the campground for several long weekends this summer and had a lot of fun! We were able to take a couple of trips to Rehoboth with my MIL this year. We were also able to take a trip to Ocean City with my parents. My daughter did very well cheering this year, and both my son and my daughter are bowling.

Had some major changes happen at work, and it is taking some time to get used to the new rules, LOL. Change is never easy!

I am very disappointed in myself for letting the pounds back on, but I am not giving up, and I am not going back to where I started. 2010 is a new year with lots of time to get back on track!

  
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PAPASNAPDRAGON 1/2/2010 9:33PM

    You go Bobbi I like your attitude and I am excited about the new team Body Boot Camp I think this will help us this year good luck friend . emoticon

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JAYCEE77 1/1/2010 10:26PM

    You can do this. You have a whole team of people here to support and encourage you as we continue this journey together. We will begin again in 2010!

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STARTSPARKING 1/1/2010 7:10PM

    Before I say anything else, I just want to give you some big emoticon...

My friend, I also know the pain of regaining weight. In fact, I also gained back 20 pounds in 2009. You described it perfectly... Before I would lose that pound, I'd gain one more. I became increasingly discouraged and eventually sort of gave up. I continued to exercise regularly, but sadly I stopped caring when it came to food. Despite my diligence in the area of exercise, it just wasn't enough to keep my weight from going up.

So here we are 20 pounds heavier than when we started 2009. Besides high cholesterol (which I am taking medication for), I was also diagnosed with prediabetes in December. Believe me when I tell you that I understand your disappointment in regaining weight... Today is January 1st, the start of a brand new year? Where do we go now?

Well, we have a clean slate. We can keep going the way we were going in 2009 and become even more miserable, or we can step on the brake. It's not going to be easy, but I know that with the help and support of our wonderful Spark friends, WE CAN DO THIS!!!

Let's do this, Bobbi. Let's go!
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SCRAPPY_RN 1/1/2010 7:03PM

    Life happens but you can do this. We will be ther for each other. I love when my kids enjoy something that I like :)
Hugs, Diane

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PLAYFULLKITTY 1/1/2010 6:52PM

    We are going to do this...i know we can....hugs to you.

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