DIXIE_GIRL21's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DIXIE%5FGIRL21 DIXIE_GIRL21's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Working hard and it's showing--9/10/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5053183 I just took my measurements after some really hard look at my eating habits over the last 8 weeks. <BR> <BR> Here's where I am: <BR> Weight: 155.4 (home scale) 156.8 (Bootcamp scale) <BR> Hips: 40 1/4 (from 26 at beginning of weigh ins <BR> Waist: 28 1/2 (from 30 at beginning of weigh ins) <BR> Thigh 24 1/2 (from 26 at beginning of weigh ins) <BR> <BR> BMI 23.5% from 25.3 <BR> Fat % 24.4% from 26.5 <BR> <BR> Very excited! <BR> Carrie Mon, 10 Sep 2012 19:30:30 EST Rock and Roll Half Marathons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4330753 Dec. 2010 Las Vegas Rock and Roll Half---TIme 2:09:57 <BR> <BR> June 2011 Seattle Rock and Roll Half--Time 1:58:16 Wed, 29 Jun 2011 13:31:21 EST March and April Updates http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4183690 Febr. to March and April 20 Weight and Measurements <BR> Weight: January 160 --Febr. 156 (-4) --March 154 (-2) --April 156 (+2-vacation in Carribean) <BR> Fat %: 25.9% --Febr. 25.6% (-.3%) March 25.1% (-.5) April 24.1% (-1) <BR> BMI: 24 --Febr. 23.7 (-.3) March 23.7 April 23.7 <BR> <BR> Caliper Measurements: <BR> Biceps: 10 Febr. 9 (-1) March 12 April 12 (building muscle) <BR> Shoulder Blades: 11 Febr. 11 (same) March 11 April 12 <BR> Hip: 10.5 --Febr. 17 March 11 closer to Jan April 12 <... Fri, 22 Apr 2011 11:32:05 EST February 2011 Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3992924 January to February 4 Weight and Measurements <BR> Weight: 160 --Febr. 156 (-4) <BR> Fat %: 25.9% --Febr. 25.6% (-.3%) <BR> BMI: 24 --Febr. 23.7 (-.3) <BR> <BR> Caliper Measurements: <BR> Biceps: 10 Febr. 9 (-1) <BR> Shoulder Blades: 11 Febr. 11 (same) <BR> Hip: 10.5 --Febr. 17 (this measurement is funny...will see what March is) <BR> Tri: 18.5 Febr. 21 (+1.5) <BR> <BR> Tape Measurements: <BR> Neck: 14.5 Febr. 14.5 (same) <BR> Upper Arm: 12 Febr. 12.5 (+.5) <BR> Forearm: 10.5 Feb... Sat, 5 Feb 2011 15:24:02 EST Saturday and Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3907885 The weekend always goes too quickly but I think I made the most of this one! <BR> <BR> I eat within my calorie range and got in my exercise! <BR> <BR> My goal as we move forward to is to continue to work on being in the present and not letting anything that happened last year or last month over shadow what is happening in today! I will stay present! There's lots to enjoy here! <BR> <BR> Carrie Sun, 9 Jan 2011 20:36:04 EST Ups and Downs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3902020 Well the week was a summary of last year...letting work and life get in the way of my goals! <BR> <BR> Nope....no more. I will make that change. I will work out every weekday morning so nothing else can get in my way!! <BR> <BR> I have a plan and I have a goal and there's nothing stopping me from completing both! <BR> <BR> Here I go! <BR> <BR> Carrie Fri, 7 Jan 2011 22:27:20 EST January 2011 Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3883125 I am recommitting to posting monthly progress notes. <BR> <BR> I know that I am much more successful when I am tracking! <BR> <BR> Jan. 3 Weight and Measurements <BR> Weight: 160 <BR> Fat %: 25.9% <BR> BMI: 24 <BR> <BR> Caliper Measurements: <BR> Biceps: 10 <BR> Shoulder Blades: 11 <BR> Hip: 10.5 <BR> Tri: 18.5 <BR> <BR> Tape Measurements: <BR> Neck: 14.5 <BR> Upper Arm: 12 <BR> Forearm: 10.5 <BR> Chest: 37.5 <BR> Waist: 31 <BR> Hip: 44 <BR> Thigh: 44 <BR> Calf: 16.5 <BR> <BR> I am ... Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:00:08 EST 2011 Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3883115 2011 is going to be a great year!!! <BR> <BR> Here's what I have planned....who knows what else may be in store <BR> <BR> Food and Exercise <BR> Track food and exercise daily....it's the little things that matter so much <BR> Start Insanity workouts Monday Jan. 3 <BR> Consistent Strength training 3x a week <BR> Yoga 1x a week <BR> Goal Weight 145 <BR> Run 2nd and 3rd half marathons (Seattle in June and Vegas in Dec.) <BR> <BR> Career <BR> Know when it is quitting time <BR> I will do my b... Mon, 3 Jan 2011 06:53:54 EST 2010 Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2633408 Getting back to the basics! I am going to track, track, track! <BR> Letting it all hang out...to be honest with myself and to show all that I can accomplish! <BR> <BR> Here's where I am striving to get back to (or exceed!) <BR> 1/14/09 <BR> Arm: 10 3/4 <BR> Bust: 37.5 <BR> Waist: 29.5 <BR> Hip: 41 <BR> Thigh: 21.5 <BR> <BR> 2/25/09 <BR> Arm: 10 3/4 (0) <BR> Bust: 34 (-3.5 inches) <BR> Waist: 28.5 (-1 inch) <BR> Hip: 40.25 (-0.75 inch) <BR> Thigh: 22.25 (+ 0.75) <BR> <BR> January (1/4/1... Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:32:32 EST P90X January 4 Start http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2601796 Week 1 1/4-1/10 <BR> <BR> DAY 1 -Chest and Back/Ab Ripper X -- <em>248</em> <BR> Day 2- Plyo- <em>248</em> Running added <BR> Day 3- Shoulders and Arms-- <em>248</em> <BR> Day 4--Yoga-- <em>248</em> <BR> Day 5-Legs and Back/Ab Ripper X- <em>248</em> Running Added <BR> Day 6-Kenpo- <em>248</em> Running Added <BR> Day 7-Stretch X- <em>248</em> Running added <BR> <BR> Week 2 1/11- 1/17 <BR> DAY 1 -Chest and Back/Ab Ripper X -- <em>248</em> add 30 min Elliptical <BR> Day 2- Plyo- ... Tue, 1 Dec 2009 14:37:52 EST Goals Archive 8/24/09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2342383 In the beginning: <BR> I am going to lose about 20 pounds and get fit! <BR> *Goals updated 6/6/08 <BR> At midway point to goal! <BR> Goal 1: Lose approximately 1 pound per week for the next 10-12 weeks (giving my body some leeway...for TOM and crazy travel schedule.) <BR> Looking at Jan. 1 as my target to be at goal! <BR> Goal 2: Track Food and Fitness min. daily <BR> Goal 3: Drink 64 oz of water daily <BR> Goal 4: Strength train either 3x a week whole body or 30 min per day ... Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:37:47 EST P90X start June 2009 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2078366 Phase 1 <BR> Week 1-3 (6/1, 6/8, 6/15) <BR> Day 1 Chest & Back/Ab Ripper 6/1 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 2 Plyo 6/2 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 3 Shoulders & Arms/Ab Ripper 6/3 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 4 Yoga 6/4 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 5 Legs & Back/Ab Ripper 6/5 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 6 Kenpo 6/6 <em>248</em> <BR> Day 7 Stretch 6/7 5 mile run with hubby <BR> <BR> Week 4 (6/22) <BR> Yoga <BR> Core <BR> Kenpo <BR> Stretch <B... Wed, 20 May 2009 11:49:26 EST Five Star Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1991154 Bless the A Better Me Team for a new self challenge!! <BR> <BR> ~ SELF Challenge ~ <BR> 5 Star Day = 5 Star Body <BR> <BR> 1st emoticon Sleep Well? <BR> 2nd emoticon Eat Right? <BR> 3rd emoticon Work Out? <BR> 4th emoticon Stretch? <BR> 5th emoticon Talk Yourself Up? <BR> <BR> "Every Day is a do-over!" <BR> <BR> 1st Sleep Well? <BR> 2nd Eat Right? <BR> 3rd Work Out? <BR> 4th Stretch? <BR> 5th Talk Yourself Up? <BR> <BR> 4/21 <BR> 4/22 <BR> 4/23 <BR> 4/24 <BR> 4/25 <BR> 4/26 <BR> 4/27 <BR... Mon, 20 Apr 2009 22:10:00 EST Shine in 2009-Better Me Weekly Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1821756 Updated March Challenge: <BR> <BR> Here is the Rockstar Challenge for March: <BR> <BR> emoticon emoticon emoticon <BR> <BR> <BR> How fast can you play a game a push-up poker? <BR> <BR> <BR> Deck of Cards: <BR> SPADES- Squats <BR> CLUBS - Push-ups <BR> HEARTS-Jumping Jacks <BR> DIAMONDS-Sit Ups <BR> <BR> <BR> Numbered cards equal their face value. <BR> <BR> JACKS- 11 <BR> QUEENS- 12 <BR> KINGS- 13 <BR> ACE-14 <BR> JOKERS 20 Squat Thrust <BR> 3/1 <BR> 2 <BR> 3 <BR> 4 <BR> 5-14- In Mexi... Mon, 23 Feb 2009 08:15:46 EST 30 Day Shred Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1817851 I have been using the 30 Day Shred Video (Jillian Michaels) for a while now and have maintained my goal weight and have lost inches. I just wanted to be more consistent and add a little tracking to my system. <BR> <BR> I am going to post pictures of my progress in two weeks (right before I go to Mexico). <BR> <BR> I am just going to jump in on the tracking! (30DS = 30 Day Shred, L = level) <BR> <BR> 2/20--30DS L.3, 3 mile run <BR> 21--30DS L. 3, 5 mile run <BR> 22--30DS L. 3, 20 stair ... Sat, 21 Feb 2009 15:53:29 EST Need Help with toning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1816153 Hi All, <BR> <BR> So I have been working hard since I made it to my goal weight. My focus has been on toning and tightening. I have been using Jillian Michael's 30 day shred mostly to help me get in an intense weight session. I am seeing the difference in the way my clothes fit! What a great feeling! <BR> <BR> I have about two weeks until I leave for Mexico. My goal is to continue to use the 30 day shred at least 4 times a week and take pictures of my progress before I go! <BR> <BR> H... Fri, 20 Feb 2009 20:55:44 EST Making Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1737381 So I have been at my goal weight...very consistently for the last several weeks. <BR> <BR> My next goals center around toning and that means adding in consistent strength training. For the last week, I have been doing Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred Video daily along with my cardio. <BR> <BR> I am feeling good and am proud of myself for working hard and staying consistent! I can't wait to compare my pictures for some toning progress in a month! I am going to look fabulous in my bikini in ... Sun, 25 Jan 2009 13:34:02 EST Trip to Mexico http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1721792 I am on a mission for the next 6 weeks to tone up...especially my booty for a trip to Mexico! I am excited to go and know that six weeks can make a difference so I am going to do my 30 day shred video 5 times a week to get ready! Can't wait to post update photos to show you all I have accomplished Tue, 20 Jan 2009 20:13:38 EST On the the next GOAL! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1716842 Goals for 2009: <BR> <BR> Balance....there is more to life than work (especially when it involves traveling) <BR> *Take time every day to let my husband know that he is important to me <BR> *Take time for me every day in the form of exercise and relaxation! <BR> <BR> Exercise <BR> *At goal weight now just need to refine! I posted new pictures to track the progress...nothing like a picture to truly see the results! <BR> *Stay committed to 3x a week strength training <BR> *Focus on toning ... Mon, 19 Jan 2009 14:58:07 EST At Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1706147 I made it....I made it....I made it!!!! <BR> <BR> So I am finally to goal...those last 5 stubborn pounds are gone!!! I am completely thrilled and very happy with my weight. <BR> <BR> I am on to the next goal! I will strength train 3x a week. Really need to tone and tighten up some areas (buns and thighs especially). I want to work on creating definition in my muscles. So...here I go. <BR> <BR> If you have any suggestions....I am all ears! <BR> Carrie Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:55:23 EST I will Make It http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1643836 Happy New Year to Everyone!!! <BR> <BR> So the holidays have passed and it is time to get back down to the nitty gritty of life. <BR> <BR> Here are my goals for 2009: <BR> <BR> Make me a priority by: <BR> <BR> Strength Training 3 times a week <BR> 45 min of Cardio 5 times a week <BR> Stay within calorie range <BR> <BR> Hit that 145 pound weight goal for more than a day or two <BR> <BR> Tone my hips, thighs and buns (this is where I carry my weight) <BR> Tone arms, shoulders, back and ab... Fri, 2 Jan 2009 12:42:50 EST Keep on Keeping on http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1611376 So I am staying consistent with food and exercise but not losing...which I think is ok... <BR> <BR> I am struggling to juggle all that is on my plate....work, my hubby and staying true to myself with health, exercise and peace of mind. Why does life have to be so difficult. <BR> <BR> Carrie Mon, 15 Dec 2008 12:54:15 EST 30 Day Shred http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1589039 I purchased Jillian Michaels 30 day shred and love it!! What a great quick workout! <BR> Carrie Sun, 30 Nov 2008 18:54:51 EST New Pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1583299 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/5/5/b554989085.jpg"> <BR> March 2008--Hawaii--163 pounds <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/6/8/b684704038.jpg"> <BR> November 2008- 148 pounds <BR> <BR> <BR> I took some time to put new pictures up.....oh my goodness....I can see the difference! WOW! <BR> <BR> Now that made me feel good...that and the lovely comment that my hubby gave me earlier about looking great in a suit that he helped me buy when I had lost weight befor... Tue, 25 Nov 2008 20:26:14 EST Getting in a strength training groove http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1578337 So I am getting back in to the strength training groove. I have done full body strength training sessions both Thursday and today....working on making it a habit again. <BR> <BR> I know this is the missing piece to getting to my goal weight and really toning up my hips, buns and thighs; arms, back and abs. <BR> <BR> I am going adding Jillian Michaels 30 day shred to my DVDs. I know that she would kick my butt and that's what I need! I will go to the store and get it today! I'll let yo... Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:30:03 EST Loving all the help along the way! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1577673 I just have to stop and count my blessings. I ran into some people that I have not seen in a while and they commented on how good I am looking (3 pounds from goal). When I got home I logged on to log my exercise, food and water and found everyone cheering for me (Heather, Mandy, Glenna, Teresa and Molly--Big Hugs!) <BR> <BR> I know that I am where I am because of all of the support, the encouragement, the "girl...get off your butt and get going". I am grateful to all of you for keeping me... Fri, 21 Nov 2008 20:00:26 EST Back to where I started http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1575939 OK...so I am back to where I started...148 and I am thrilled! I am going to stay on track...even adapted a few of the things that I know are going to be on our Thanksgiving menu so that I can ge there. <BR> <BR> Here's the next step...I have to get back into the strength training routine! So I am going to do that right now! (I just did it! Complete for today.) <BR> <BR> Carrie Thu, 20 Nov 2008 16:04:43 EST Rewards for Paying attention http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1558668 I stepped on the scale this morning and I am 1 pound down....making up some ground! I am at 149 and will keep going! I am committed to keeping track....I am worth paying attention to! <BR> <BR> Carrie Mon, 10 Nov 2008 13:28:34 EST Three days into my renewal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1555437 So I am three days into my tracking commitment and feeling good. I have tracked my food and exercise and know it will lead to results. <BR> <BR> I went from 148 to 150 because I was to busy spending my time worrying about everyone else (working) and I need to renew my resolve.....This is it! <BR> <BR> Here's my latest drama. I need to plan for when I get tired. Here's a perfect example. Was flying home last night from a small airport and there really were no healthy choices for supper s... Sat, 8 Nov 2008 13:54:05 EST Floundering http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1553190 I little floundering never hurt anyone...unless they made it their excuse...and I am not going to do that. <BR> <BR> So I have been working a ton and with work comes travel! No more can I use that as an excuse as it is what it is! So today (in Oregon) I am going to strap on my shoes and add an additional 30 min of elliptical time to my day and then go have a sensible dinner as I tracked my food for the first time in a long time (no more excuses!) and I am fine on calories! <BR> <BR> I w... Thu, 6 Nov 2008 20:07:09 EST My commitment to me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1533933 Hi HI, <BR> <BR> This week I will exercise 5 times, strength train 3x, stay within my calorie range and drink 8 8 oz. glasses of water. <BR> <BR> I will enjoy where I am while I am there and relax and breathe deep daily! <BR> <BR> That is my commitment to me! and I am worth it! <BR> <BR> Carrie Mon, 27 Oct 2008 06:36:27 EST A pitstop at home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1531321 Hi All, <BR> <BR> I am back home after a 14 day business trip and enjoying my own space. I leave again on Monday so here's my goals for being gone: Exercise daily (in the am before work), take my strength bands along for resistance work (3x a week) and eat within my calorie range. <BR> I can do it! <BR> <BR> Carrie Sat, 25 Oct 2008 11:59:46 EST Four states in six days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1504610 I am on work overload....since May! LOL! <BR> <BR> Oh my goodness. This week is almost over and I am surviving...even eating well and fitting in exercise, but....oh my goodness! I started the week in California, worked two days in Las Vegas, am working today in New Mexico and will end the week in Denver. <BR> <BR> Here's my new plan....I can and need to say no...and I practiced. After my two week road trip for business, and an additional two days in town after I returned I was asked to g... Fri, 10 Oct 2008 07:55:00 EST Just a little extra http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1458326 I had mentioned to my hubby that it would really be nice just to go for a walk since the fall in Vegas is one of our favorite times a year! <BR> <BR> To my surprise....he hollers at me after dinner on Monday and we set off on a 30 min. walk. This habit continued Tuesday and Wednesday with even longer strolls--60 min. (We both work crazy hours so that was the extent of the walks for this week!) <BR> <BR> We decided that was a great way for us to connect (especially since I travel so much)... Sun, 14 Sep 2008 15:07:56 EST Sunday..a very good place to start http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1445840 I saw a quote on Spark several days ago...but in the mad rush of life....I think it just sunk in! <BR> <BR> Now I don't remember the exact wording but the idea behind it was: <BR> <BR> If you don't have a plan, you plan to fail! <BR> <BR> Unbeknownst to me, I have been living that last couple of weeks like this! I have a loosy goosy plan, but no specific time and scheduling to make sure I am successful!! <BR> <BR> So.....here's my plan to succeed! <BR> <BR> Sunday 9/7/08- <BR> Cardio-... Sun, 7 Sep 2008 15:41:05 EST Back at it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1437173 So I had a rough week last week....traveling at the beginning to New Mexico where the fitness center was under construction and a jail break of 8 violent offenders kept me inside instead of my usual outside run! <BR> <BR> My hubby and I went to San Diego for the weekend for our anniversary. We ran every day. 5 miles on the beach....whew is that sand tough! <BR> <BR> So...I am working on my plan!! <BR> <BR> I tracked my food today!~ I blogged today! <BR> <BR> I am going to run bef... Tue, 2 Sep 2008 17:41:11 EST Getting Right down to it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1427098 I have been so bad about blogging and logging! I am recommitting to logging my food and fitness as well as tracking my progress and blogging out my issues! <BR> <BR> I am just under 5 pounds from goal and I am so excited! I know that I will have to buckle down to accomplish this.....you buckle up! I am going to get there! <BR> <BR> Here's my plan: <BR> Log food and fitness min. <BR> Strength train 3x a week <BR> Blog at least 1x a week <BR> Try something new 1x a week <BR> <BR> Watch ... Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:08:43 EST Adding to my Bucket List http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1332013 I added a to do and set the deadline this weekend. I am going to run a half marathon. My hubby and I enjoy running, but have never taken part in an event!! I am using this as a stepping stone to get to the marathon next year. We are going to run in Las Vegas the first weekend in December. <BR> <BR> I am so excited to do this and doing it with my main squeeze only makes it more special!! <BR> <BR> Carrie Mon, 14 Jul 2008 00:51:16 EST 6/24-6/30/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1305692 Goal 3500 Calorie Deficit (1 pound) <BR> <BR> 6/24/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 780 calories burned <BR> 2274.1 - 1408 calories consumed = 866.1 <BR> 95 fitness minutes <BR> <BR> 6/25/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 648 calories burned <BR> 2142.1 - 1693 calories consumed = 449.1 <BR> 60 fitness minutes <BR> <BR> 6/26/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 780 calories burned <BR> 2274.1 - 1501 calories consumed = 773.1 <BR> 95 fitness minutes <BR> <BR> 6/27/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 720 calories burned <BR> 2214.1 - 1852 ... Tue, 1 Jul 2008 12:54:44 EST 6/17-6/23/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1297815 <BR> 6/17/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 660 calories burned <BR> 2154.1 -1726 calories consumed = 428.1 <BR> 60 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/18/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 720 calories burned <BR> 2214.1 - 1605 calories consumed = 609.1 <BR> 90 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/19/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 624calories burned <BR> 2118.1 - 1282 calories consumed = 836.1 <BR> 65 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/20/08 <BR> 1494.1 bmr + 0 calories burned <BR> 1494.1 - 1552 calories consumed = +57.9 <BR> 0 fitness min. <BR> ... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 12:53:05 EST Results Week of 6/10-6/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1278041 So this week went great! I got back into the routine and strength trained daily (except for Sunday) with the Bootcamp videos; adding a little challenge by doing each 3 times. <BR> <BR> I am feeling good! My clothes and the scale agree! <BR> <BR> 6/10/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 1068 calories burned <BR> 2603.6 - 1551 calories consumed = 1052.6 calorie deficit <BR> 140 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/11/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 702 calories burned <BR> 2237.6 - 1367 calories consumed = 870.6 calorie d... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 10:58:14 EST Results 6/3-6/9/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1269659 6/3/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 648 calories burned <BR> 2183.6 - calories consumed = 973.6 calorie deficit <BR> 60 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/4/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 648 calories burned <BR> 2183.6 - 1692 calories consumed = 491.6 calorie deficit <BR> 60 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/5/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 0 calories burned <BR> 1535.6 - 1087 calories consumed = 448.6 calorie deficit <BR> 0 fitness min. <BR> <BR> 6/6/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 636 calories burned <BR> 2171.6 - 1741 calories consumed = 430.6 ... Sat, 14 Jun 2008 10:52:27 EST Halfway there http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1253585 I am so excited! I am halfway to my goal. My hubby even noticed and told me that I was smaller all over! What a great things to say!! <BR> <BR> I am down 10 pounds and have 10 to go! What a great journey! Things have been rolling at time and there are times when I have come to a screeching halt!! <BR> <BR> In looking at my journey, it is only appropriate to look at the goals that I have in the last half of my journey to goal. <BR> <BR> Goal 1: Lose approximately 1 pound per week... Fri, 6 Jun 2008 11:17:47 EST Walking that fine line http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1251307 Well.....I am down 1.5 pounds this week after a whirl wind of travel to 5 states in 7 days!! I am going to call that a major victory! <BR> <BR> I spent all of last week with long days, no fitness center in the hotel and an area that was much to sketchy to exercise outside alone. This week was much better!! I am back on track and moving in the right direction. <BR> <BR> My clothes continue to fit better and stepping on the scale this am, expecting to see no change (or even worse...a gai... Thu, 5 Jun 2008 10:57:17 EST Off Track last week!! AHH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1245273 I was so off track last week! Had an assignment from work that lead to traveling to 4 states and using every other waking minute prepare a presentation that I would give by day....creation by night!! <BR> <BR> I made it...in spirit, but didn't take care of me very well!! <BR> <BR> I am back on track as of Sunday this week! Just have to keep moving forward! <BR> <BR> Here's what I have of recording....it's really sad! <BR> <BR> <BR> Goal: 7000 calorie deficit this week (2 pounds) <BR>... Mon, 2 Jun 2008 20:26:38 EST Results 5/13-5/19/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1217825 This was a tough week as I was traveling with another staff member and we had long travel distances several days this week!! <BR> <BR> Things went well considering! <BR> <BR> <BR> 5/13/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 0 calorie burned <BR> 1535.6 - 1523 calorie consumed = 12.6 deficit <BR> 0 fitness minutes <BR> <BR> 5/14/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr +648 calorie burned <BR> 2183.6 - 1273 calorie consumed = 910.6 deficit <BR> 60 fitness minutes <BR> <BR> 5/15/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 0 calorie burned <BR> 1535... Mon, 19 May 2008 22:21:19 EST Not Settlin' for anything less than Everything! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1214972 This is my new motto. I have really been stuck the last month. Struggling with TOM, a 14 day sinus infection, and business travel! NO MORE! <BR> <BR> I am going back to basics....measuring portions with measuring cups, spoons and my trusty scale. Getting moving with cardio and adding a few new activities in at the gym and strength training daily with the Swimsuit Challenge videos done at least 3 times each session to add intensity. <BR> <BR> This is it!! Watch me go!! <BR> <BR> Carrie... Sun, 18 May 2008 16:49:09 EST Food for Thought! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1208698 The reflection quote today was talking directly to me!! I need to have the courage to face my goals, to stick with the program and not let the bumps in the road move me off my track! <BR> <BR> Carrie <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Gaining the energy to face the day <BR> <BR> Every day you have the choice to be a hero or to take the easy way out. Sounds like an easy decision. After all, who wants to let their goals down? The thing is, courage takes energy. To step up to the plate, you first need t... Thu, 15 May 2008 00:00:53 EST Results Week of 5/6-5/12/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1204422 Goal: 7000 calorie deficit this week (2 pounds) <BR> Calorie deficit: <BR> <BR> Tuesday through Monday <BR> <BR> 5/6/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 660 calories burned <BR> 2195.6 - 1427 calories consumed = 768 deficit <BR> 65 min. <BR> <BR> 5/7/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 0 calories burned <BR> 1535.6 - 1317 calories consumed = 218.6 deficit <BR> 10 min. <BR> <BR> 5/8/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr + 660 calories burned <BR> 2195.6 - 1341 calories consumed = 854 deficit <BR> 65 min. <BR> <BR> 5/9/08 <BR> 1535.6 bmr... Tue, 13 May 2008 02:11:25 EST Sinus Infection and a week of Travel http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1201873 Hi All, <BR> <BR> It is Sunday and I am in the airport....again! <BR> <BR> I have had some roller coaster weeks and just decided to put my head down and keep going....no matter how frustrating the scale can be. <BR> I have had a sinus infection for the last 10 days. Hopefully after I finish off a few more days of antibiotics ....the sinus infection will clear up!! <BR> <BR> So---Things to be proud of: Exercising in spite the illness and travel! <BR> Staying within calories all but one ... Sun, 11 May 2008 22:26:10 EST