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Monday, June 16, 2008

126! I weighed myself twice. But not fair, I have been doing more and more exercise and strength... oh.... yeah..... I know... muscle weighs more, and I am more muscular, so, as I have told others, I should have known. But!
But..... Knowing and knowing aren't the same ya know! I know, but didn't know.... ( where's Alice and her white rabbit on that one?)
I was so happy being 122-124.... past my goal.... bopping along. akkkk.....
change of mind set here.
Muscle weighs more... muscle weighs more... muscle weighs more....... that's my new mantra!


Another Goal reached!

Saturday, June 14, 2008

I had set a goal of a certain amount of strength exercises, was suppose to hit it by the 30th of this month. But this heat has been spurring me on faster, gives me all sorts of energy. Since Kris hit her goal yesterday, I had to push that final bit and do it! Wooohoooooo!!!
Thank you Kris, for continually pushing and inspiring me!



Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Okay, I know this comes a surprise to some of you, but there is something not quite right about me.
The rest of you wilt and suffer when it gets this hot (been 95 with a heat index of 101 around here lately).
I on the other hand thrive in it, I have more energy, my mind is buzzing like mad and I just want to keep on keeping on.
I feel bad as I see how my coworkers and friends get tired, sag, and cranky as heck. Their minds even seem to be going. But mine just blinks along.
Is it the stubborn Norse in me, determined to keep on?
I was up at 5 am, worked on some festival things for work, did housework, weeded, helped a friend with a rental search. Did extra exercises and still keep on. That's with half the caffeine I ususally have too!
Am I off a step somewhere????

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SOFIE! 6/10/2008 9:39PM

    Whether or not you're crazy, I don't know. But you have accomplished so much in this heat! Good for you!!! I have been just trying to wake up at the crack of dawn and get my hike done and over with ASAP. When it's this humid, and I am out in it pushing and pushing, sometimes I feel like I could just fall over. Maybe when I weigh less, I'll be able to handle it better? Who knows! Congrats to you on your weight loss. You are almost there!!!!

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An 8!!!!!

Saturday, April 19, 2008

I made my size goal. I "had" to go buy new clothes today, garage sales and rescue mission. (Only way to go! )

8! I am an 8..... woooohooooooooo.

No, I am not losing more weight, working out and strength exercises are readjusting what I have. Floating between 120-125 is best for me.

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HONEYBEA 4/24/2008 1:34PM

    Woohoo! emoticon on reaching your goal size!!!
Thanks for the comment and for checking up on me. I have a possible turn of events on the horizon. I may be teaching a specialized class at a church's school in the fall.
In answer to your question, I'm a writer. I have submitted a book to an agent and I am awaiting a response from her. I'd also like to get a tea business going, selling loose tea and scone mixes. Perhaps not the scone mixes so much anymore with the price of wheat on the rise. Tea is great and I want to work with it as much as possible.

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KRISLEEB 4/19/2008 3:55PM

    Congrats!!!! Way to go!!!

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NIKIBOO38 4/19/2008 3:39PM

    Congratulations!!! I love the feeling of being able to buy clothes in a smaller size. I hit up some yard sales as well this morning, I just couldn't resist emoticon

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a discovery

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Today I got the first day I have had in ages to myself.... 6 full hours of whatever I want to do.
So.... do I curl up and read? or lounge in tub? Or clean like a mad woman?
Well... no. I cooked, and cooked and cooked. And I discovered something. I love cooking. I love taking simple ingredients and making healthy recipes my picky guys will eat, and that still taste good! (that will freeze well too)
I knew I liked cooking, I knew I was getting better and better at it. But today I discovered it is a passion to me. I cannot wait to cook again and again and again.
I hope my friends don't mind, cause there is no way the three of us can keep up with all the cooking I seem to want to do.
I enjoyed the whole process, from deciding which recipes, to making the list, to shopping (on a budget) and then coming back and digging in. Even clean up I don't mind.
(The pooches helped there, anything that hits the floor, within reason, is theirs)
I also discovered something else... I forget to eat when I am cooking!
All in all it was a super day, I skipped strengthening exercises this am and then never got around to them.
(Yes, I did sneak in some reading and a bath)
Move over Rachel Ray, here comes Loony Leslie!


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