LFLYNT1069's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LFLYNT1069 LFLYNT1069'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/ Feeling the results of my hard work!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802828 So at the end of September joined Planet Fitness and started to work out and dedicate some time to myself. <BR> I am finally seeing the results! <BR> I get two hours a week at work for what they call WELLNESS hours <BR> and I go to Planet Fitness four days a week for at least one hour but I try to make it two hours four days a week... <BR> I am in week four! and I am down 2 pant sizes - I feel/see the results in inches moreso than in pounds on the scale..... so I am learning to measure more t... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:56:20 EST I am back feeling great!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798019 Okay - so let me tell you how it happened <BR> with the new fiscal year - we have a new Wellness benefit at work <BR> We are allowed 2 one hour increments per week to use where our work will pay for us to use the gym here and we can work out at their expense!!!! YA <BR> so I chose Monday and Tuesday - in conjunction with my lunch - so I get a really awesome workout! <BR> then I also joined the newest gym in town - that is actually near our house! Planet Fitness!!!! its on the way home - its n... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:04:53 EST Fabulous is coming back http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5482578 Its been about 3 weeks <BR> Maybe a little more <BR> I am down about 5-6 lbs and feeling fabulous <BR> I pack my breakfast and lunch from home and bring it in instead of needing to run down the road to grab something - <BR> That is detrimental to my waist line, lol - <BR> Freddys steak burgers, McDonalds, Taco Bell, Little Caesars, BBQ, Chicken, and so much more and all within blocks of where I work <BR> I have completely given up Sweet Texas Tea and my Soda - <BR> I am slowly adding plain ... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:33:54 EST I am so excited http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5480407 <em>224</em> <BR> Today is the day we weigh in at work <BR> YA <BR> I stepped on the scale and down it went! <BR> Whew <BR> I am so excited <BR> month of exercising and nothing every changed <BR> So <BR> I changed my workout routine and now <BR> Yipppeeeee <BR> RESULTS <BR> down 4 lbs this week and 2 lbs the week before <BR> I am estatic!!!! <BR> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 10:07:00 EST Im looking forward to my weigh in and measurement time on Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476913 Almost a month worth of time invested in working out every workday during my lunch hour! <BR> I feel amazing <BR> I am watching my calorie, fat, and carb intake <BR> Along with trying to increase my iron intake and Vit C <BR> We will see whether or not there is any difference in the measuring tape and scale come Monday! <BR> Wish me luck! Thu, 5 Sep 2013 15:24:56 EST I feel amazing today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476688 I made dinner last night, cleaned up , baked cookies, cleaned up, watched TV with my baby girl, sent my better half off to work for the night. Got on the gazelle for 30 minutes and then showered.... in bed at 1030, watched TV until a little after midnight and up and awake at 4am.... without the alarm - which was set for 515..... <BR> I feel like I am running on crack, lol full of energy and feeling amazing <BR> I brought my nook with me today so that when I am on the bike I can get in some b... Thu, 5 Sep 2013 11:11:05 EST LAZY DAY!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5475885 As I was sitting at my desk earlier this morning I was having a very hard time keeping my eyes open. <BR> Needless to say - by the time I made it to the gym- I really wanted my bed instead <BR> So <BR> Instead of standing up on the treadmill - I opted for the bicycle instead <BR> did 20 minutes <BR> plus leg extensions and back extensions <BR> plus my meals are well proportioned and my calories are lower than expected, so are my carbs <BR> At least I made it to the gym instead of calling it a... Wed, 4 Sep 2013 15:45:33 EST YES YES YES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474825 <em>315</em> <BR> Almost orgasmic! <BR> Yeppers <BR> The time I spent at the gym felt THAT good <BR> I took Friday off from work and spent the four days with my family <BR> I semi-watched what I ate - meaning yes I had a burger and chips but did not over-do anything <BR> I did have Soda - when I haven't touched the stuff in a few years.... but an indulgence that few and far between isn't going to kill me - per-say! <BR> But - four days without the gym felt like - well - like I was cheating... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 16:23:29 EST Yikes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5471256 Stayed home from work to spend time with the love of my life. <BR> Yeppers <BR> I enjoyed every second of it <BR> However - food wise - it sicked <BR> I knew better but I indulged <BR> I think what it boiled down to is - I made the mistake of stepping on the scale this morning and after 3 weeks of diligently eating right and intensely exercising - not a single pound of difference on my home scale. <BR> Can we say <BR> frustration <BR> depression <BR> irritation <BR> okay <BR> down right pis... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 22:07:36 EST Its my weekend - Yeah http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5470400 Made it to the gym this afternoon again <BR> Yippeeee to me <BR> My co-worker even made it up there with me again! <BR> Good for her. Her biggest challenge is her officemate - who brings in junk food knowing its not wanted. And she talks with disgust when we do our weekly weigh-ins and measure our body and compete against each other wanting to get healthier than we are.... <BR> one day at a time right <BR> I think its because she herself has slipped off the wagon <BR> She was doing great <BR>... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:14:43 EST OMG - It finally happened http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5469783 OKAY <BR> Let me explain <BR> since I was a child - my mother would find me in my room in the weeeee hours on the morning wide awake and reading my books - normally under my blanket with a flashlight! <BR> INSOMNIA! <BR> Rest Leg Syndrome on top of it all <BR> Did the sleep study <BR> Dr offered sleeping pills to help <BR> However - at first I was a single mother with a little one - I wasn't willing to not hear her crying for me <BR> Then came the best man ever <BR> and now he works nights <B... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:27:40 EST Looking forward to the evening at home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5468139 so typically <BR> My better half works nights and comes home as we are heading out the door for school/work. <BR> tonight <BR> Not the case. <BR> He is off tonight thanks to a class he is attending tomorrow during the day. <BR> so, its lasagna and cheesy garlic bread for dinner. <BR> Whew - glad I gave up those calorie filled sodas, lol <BR> then its Gazelle time fro 30 minutes or so <BR> Then its shower time <BR> Bed time for our baby girl <BR> and snuggle time for the two adults in the hou... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:28:30 EST Quick Meals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5467714 Fresh fruit and a grilled meat or fish <BR> Bertolli Frozen Meals <BR> Stoffers - <BR> SlimFast <BR> Soup - crockpot <BR> Chili- crockpot <BR> Red beans and rice with corn bread <BR> grilled ribs with rice (rice cooker) <BR> pizza <BR> smoothie <BR> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:06:13 EST Suicide http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5467388 At least that is what it felt like this afternoon <BR> <BR> I figured out how to program the weight loss mode on the treadmill at my gym! <BR> So far its been the manual mode.... yeah well - Maybe I should have left it alone, lol <BR> \I did my usual - shoulder press, chest press then treadmill. And, because I was running short on time - TY wonderful Campus Police,..... I shortened my treadmill time to 15 minutes.... <BR> But <BR> I didn't want to short myself my workout <BR> So - <BR> Back... Mon, 26 Aug 2013 23:41:45 EST Still feeling good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5465352 Fridays I get off work early so I had plenty of opportunity to get to the gym and work out. However, because I wanted to take care of a few other things I decided againt it. <BR> I still feel well <BR> I haven't over eaten or given in to any craving to indulge. <BR> I am glad that I don't have a sweet tooth <BR> other wise I could be in serious trouble <BR> Tomorrow is the last day before school starts up for the kids in the local ISD <BR> So, it is a mother daughter with my little lady. <BR>... Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:07:47 EST Looking Forward to Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463511 Monday is the day <BR> We are starting an inner-office fitness/weight challenge <BR> $0.25 if you gain per week..... not per pound. <BR> $2.00 per month for maintenance - sharing recipes, motivating each other, challenging each other and so forth. <BR> At the end of every month we weigh in and see who lost the most overall.... <BR> That person wins a small trophy and a money pot of $4-$10.... <BR> At the end of the 16 weeks we order in or meet out somewhere for a healthy lunch. And the OVERAL... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:04:24 EST I am definitely feeling it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463508 Day four of this week at the gym <BR> Three sets of 10 on the chest press <BR> 1 set of ten on the shoulder press <BR> 20 minutes on the treadmill at a 20% incline.... for .8 miles.... <BR> 2340 steps.... not including the exercise... <BR> Doing good on eating healthy <BR> or <BR> so I thought <BR> until I had dinner tonight <BR> 6 in subway meatball sandwich with almost all the veggies.... <BR> yeah not a good choice. <BR> next time black forest ham or veggie <BR> yikes <BR> My shoulders ... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:59:40 EST Gym Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463254 Just a quick note to myself really <BR> The more often I go to the gym <BR> The better I feel <BR> When I stop <BR> I feel sluggish and blah!!!! <BR> that's a good thing - right? <BR> <em>198</em> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:06:21 EST Its definitely a Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5460167 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l456549967.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So <BR> trying to get myself back into the routine of getting up at 5am, so I can get my daughter up at 515 and drop her off at school in time to get myself back to town so I can be on time for work.... <BR> I was up on time - check <BR> had my coffee - check <BR> fiddled around the house - check <BR> packed my gym bag - check <BR> made it to work in plenty of time - check <BR> worked my morning as usual - check <B... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 17:19:06 EST This is it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5454903 If I don't see a change within a few months I will seek medical help in my weight loss journey. <BR> I am back at the gym every day <BR> Cardio and weights in my routine <BR> We now have a small pool in the backyard that I am in almost nightly <BR> so that is an additional 30 or more minutes of good exercise <BR> and on the nights weather doesn't permit swimming I have brought out my Gazelle again - 30 minutes or more each time <BR> I am back down to one cup of coffee in the morning and my Cr... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:16:43 EST Two years and still frustrated as can be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418019 after spending an unmentionable amount of $$ on Dr apt after Dr apt after Dr apt and no results... <BR> no answers as to why I gained and or why I cannot lose. <BR> Now what I mention below - was not a week or two trial period - please understand that... I am talking months of trials.... <BR> Giving up pasta, bread, rice and desserts along with sodas and sweet tea.... not a single change - not in energy not in inches and not in weight <BR> counting carbs and maintaining to 40-50 per meal........ Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:29:18 EST Whew - what a weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5414190 Fireworks on Thursday <BR> Tree cutting on Friday <BR> Skating on Saturday and more tree cutting... I feel like Mrs. Paul Bunyon!!! <BR> Swimming on Sunday and our daughters 9th birthday!!!! <BR> Gym today for lunch - stop at the cafeteria on my way back for a grilled chicken salad of sorts.... and Gazelle tonight <BR> Green Coffee Bean Caps definitely curb my appetite and I feel a motivating difference already! <BR> Yeah me! Mon, 8 Jul 2013 10:23:33 EST todays thoughts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5400334 I have to say - I feel awesome <BR> I honestly thought I would be a zombie after all the skating we did this weekend <BR> my calves are fine <BR> my hips are fine <BR> my thighs however are a bit on the side of painful, lol <BR> Well worth it though <BR> We had a great time with our youngest child and her friends.... <BR> not to mention the weekend of being kids again seemed to have brought us closer than we have been in a long time <BR> I am determined to stick to a program... <BR> Lose the... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:46:16 EST What a fabulous weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5399766 We had our daughters 9th birthday party yesterday. It was about 3 weeks early but so much fun. <BR> We went roller skating.... on rollerblades Santa got us all for Christmas! <BR> I swear Santa is trying to kill me! <BR> But <BR> Glutting for punishment - we went back this afternoon for more torture! <BR> Only this time we rented a pair of old fashioned regular roller skates - oh were they mucho more comfy on the arches of my old feet!!! <BR> So - my wonderful fiancé` and I are in the market ... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 01:34:26 EST Well its time to dedicate my spare time and my evenings to getting this weight off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5366702 I am determined to marry the man of my dreams next year <BR> We have put it off long enough because of my frustrations <BR> So - starting now I am buying the decorations, finding the invitations, finding the venue, and looking for a dress and picking colors and menu items. <BR> We did our cake taste testing already <BR> Along with all these plans - despite my frustrations, I refuse to give up <BR> Keep your fingers crossed <BR> Fri, 24 May 2013 12:17:17 EST The results are in!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5309164 <em>24</em> <BR> After basically years of riding the roller-coaster of ups and down in this weight game.... and running test after test after test and trying this Drs advice and that Drs advice - I am right back where I started from. Counting carbs because I am still borderline diabetic. My glucose is still higher than it should be. And not because of bad unhealthy foods - but oddly enough too many of the good foods - <BR> I stopped rice, breads, pastas, dressings with fat... you get the ... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:08:03 EST Nothing seems to make a difference after 6 months of trying!!!! Depressed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5299761 If I dont I completely lost track of my goals and the path I am doing so good on <BR> Let me explain <BR> almost 6 months into this now - <BR> Constant blogging - <BR> Logging in every single calorie I put into my body - liquid or solid.... <BR> Logging in ever second of exercise and calorie burned <BR> Every step I take - I monitor it all <BR> No boxed foods - at all <BR> No fast foods - <BR> no sodas <BR> limited sugar in my drinks - like coffee or tea.... <BR> no artifical sweetners no ... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:46:02 EST This is it!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5292406 After quitting for the past few weeks and being frustrated and practically depressed about the lack of weight loss ot inches.... I am back to being determined - at least for now, lol <BR> Its an irritating battle - I will give you that <BR> No matter what i have tried - <BR> treadmill 40 minutes a day along with fresah fruits and veggies and low fat proteins, skinless chicken and fish and so forth..... <BR> extra Iron because of my anemia <BR> Vit C to help absorb the extra iron..... <BR> No... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:44:26 EST Depressed but I am still going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5272715 So I am reinventing my schedule - <BR> I was hitting the treadmill three to five times per week because that was the only way I knew how to manage to work it into my schedule - <BR> Instead of hte gym during lunch - I will not study during lunch <BR> and on Thursday - Sunday I will join and attend the Tommy Harris Fitness Center we have in town! <BR> Hoping this makes a difference because I wont be rushed to get back to the office - Mon, 4 Mar 2013 12:50:56 EST Despite it all http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5268320 Sick all week <BR> weak as can be <BR> sore and achey <BR> feverish <BR> yeah I have had it all and more all week <BR> no gym for me this week so far <BR> but - <BR> my hubby works this weekend and from the looks of it our daughter is having a sleep-over at a friends house to night and again at her grandparents tomorrow night! so - no excuse to not go tomorrow and sunday! <BR> I am fixing my salad for lunch this afternoon - it will be my meal while I am watching our oldest at his baseball... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:04:36 EST Depression setting in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5266327 two months into this <BR> Veggies fruits lean meats and exercise 4 or more times a week for at least 30 - 45 minutes each time - <BR> not a single bit of difference <BR> not in inches <BR> not in weight <BR> not on any scale at all <BR> I went to the Dr's yesterday because I have been feeling like a MAC truck has run me down - weighed in - and weight exactly the same - <BR> How is this possible. <BR> When I say fruit - I do not mean canned with syrup - <BR> I mean fresh - I cut it up and ... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:18:45 EST What to say What to say http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5257952 Tummy trouble!!!!! <BR> Yuk! <BR> I took my daughter to see her Dr today - for her illness and end up with my own troubles today - <BR> However <BR> food wise - I did good <BR> Dinner was Hormel Pepperoni slices, blackberries, cheese stick, and grilled portabella mushroom!!!!! Easy, delicious and healthy! <BR> Breakfast and lunch for tomorrow is almost ready to go! The only thing I am missing out on is my workout - Wes is working OT tomorrow so he wont be picking up Savannah - so no actual l... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:35:09 EST Well its time to get started again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5256065 I was thinking I was going to hit the gym yesterday - <BR> I mean I had the entire day to myself to do whatever I felt l ike doing - right? <BR> Well - I slouched and was lazy! <BR> Let me be honest about it - <BR> I dropped my daughter off at school and I went home and crawled back into bed.... however, in my defense - I ad the worst headache I have had in a very long time. And I did NOT sleep the entire day away - as much as i wanted to. <BR> I was up at hitting hte books at 10am - <BR> ... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:54:06 EST Hitting a low point http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5248847 After eating right - or so I think <BR> and exercising weekly 4 times or more <BR> getting on my gazelle in the evenings in between my daughters homework and mine - <BR> and then I step on the scale and see nothing!!!!! <BR> Nothing after three weeks - <BR> Not even a slight budge in my pudge <BR> what am I doing wrong <BR> No rice <BR> No breads <BR> No taters <BR> No pasta <BR> raw veggies over canned or frozen or even cooked for hte most part <BR> salads <BR> lean protein <BR> I am so fr... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:43:44 EST Woot Woot I made it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5246916 What a shocker - to get to the gym and see it was closed for outsideclasses that got moved inside due to the rain..... <BR> I went back to the office and took a late lunch and went for my 30 minute treadmill workout <BR> I fel so much better after even a short workout <BR> Simplyamazing what a difference something so small in the whole of it all can make!!!! <BR> Now - time to finish up some dishes, some laundry, some class work and then some ME time on the gazelle while I watch a little tv b... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:39:17 EST the rain needs to go away http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5246585 I had my gym bag all packed and ready to go <BR> I grabbed my keys and headed downstairs to the vehicle - <BR> Started it <BR> and was about 1/2 of the way across campus when something said - call the gym <BR> Is the gym/weight room open today? <BR> Uh - No ma`am - not until 430 this afternoon <BR> We have classes going on in both areas due to the rain <BR> Aw man!!!!!! They really need to find a solution to this - Another alternative - <BR> now I wont get my workout in for most of the week ... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:14:23 EST I need this http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5241557 I am feeling hte need to hit the gym today <BR> Day two of not going yesterday - because it was closed due to outside classes being moved indoors due to the misting! <BR> Really - its not like it was a horendous down pour or anything.... <BR> and when I got home I was so exhausted - the gazelle just was not calling my name - <BR> Guess I better make up for it today and tomorrow huh? <BR> not to mention this weekend! <BR> Food wise I am doing great <BR> Wanting to go to the gym has not slacke... Thu, 7 Feb 2013 12:33:00 EST Looking Forward http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5240347 Its about time for me to hit the gym <BR> I am definitely looking forward to it <BR> I ate before I weft today - probably should have waited untinl after to eat... but I will survive <BR> We have so much going on with our schedules for the next few months its exhausting just looking at the calendar - but its so rewarding as well. <BR> Freshman baseball, Varsity baseball, dance recitals and practices... My college classes, his change in shift due to the upcoming promotion - all well worth the ... Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:23:05 EST Oh yeah - I feel great!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5238957 I did it!!!! <BR> I made it to the gym <BR> I walked the treadmill - 3.2 mph 1.0 incline at 31 minutes - <BR> It felt great <BR> I feel great <BR> And another 30 minutes tonight on the gazelle - <BR> Oh yeah wedding dress - here I come!!!! <em>336</em> Tue, 5 Feb 2013 15:39:00 EST Three cheers for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5237971 I made it to work <BR> I forgot my lunch and I completely blew my diet right out the window,,,, <BR> I stopped in at Whataburger for a lunch to go.... <BR> Devestating when I log in the foods - <BR> I ate all my calories in one meal - OMG <BR> Then I still had my dinner - which was much better for me <BR> mushroom slices, onions and tomatoes - grilled with the steak I was having! <BR> Good thing I didnt eat the entire steak - not only did it cover my entire plate but it was tough as all get-... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 22:47:12 EST Not a good start to my week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5237043 My Monday iscomplete thorwn off schedule already <BR> I will not be making to the gym today - how depressing is that? <BR> I have errands to run during my lunch today - and after work I will be picking up Savannah from dance class <BR> I will eat and run today - I wish there were such a thing as healthy fast foods, lol <BR> I an determined though - that tonight I manage a good 30 minute workout on my gazelle <BR> I cannot believe I didnt manage to make my lunch either - what was I thinking la... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 11:37:09 EST Looking forward to this weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5233832 Didnt make it to the gym today but I did manage my 30 minutes on the gazelle <BR> I spent time with the love of my life - visiting hte new grocery store we have one town over. <BR> We went to look at a wedding venue - closed - but going back tomorrow <BR> Watched Batman on tv - first time in a long time we actually watched a full length movie! <BR> Managed three loads of laundry before bedtime and tomorrow we will start the day running! <BR> My husband to be and I are both going to the gym to... Fri, 1 Feb 2013 22:07:56 EST Keeping it going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5228872 I made it!!!! <BR> Day three of major exercise <BR> Sunday it was a beautiful hike <BR> yesterday it was the gym for a quick treadmill workout out <BR> Today it was a longer, more intensse treadmill workout! <BR> Feeling good so far <BR> Still gonna try and get some gezelle time in tonight while getting things done around the house! <BR> I feel awesome! <em>315</em> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:54:13 EST What a wonderful adventure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5225919 I took my daughter on a wonderful hike today down at Chalk Ridge Falls Park on Stillhouse Lake.... <BR> It was the first time she had evern been. <BR> We walked, climbed, hiked for about 2 miles <BR> had lunch <BR> she read me a few pages from her dork diary book and then we headed back <BR> Whew <BR> it was some wonderful exercise for me and her <BR> it was educational <BR> she even read of the nature life that lives in the wooded areas and the bodies of water we were near! <BR> I am so glad... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:37:43 EST Today was an awesome saturday for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5224973 I managed to get some things around the house done. <BR> Spent time with those I love dearly <BR> At a quick dinner of ramen soup - and had a delicious dessert of Healthy Choice Frozen Greek Yogurt... tasted much better than I expected - <BR> When I bought it - I was a bit weary! <BR> Not now <BR> I managed a few minutes on my gazelle - <BR> didnt make it to the gym - but.... <BR> still got in a little exercise <BR> I weighed in this morning and was down another pound. <BR> That makes two fo... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:47:55 EST Good morning world http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5222739 I have a date this afternoon - <BR> As soon as I get off work at 1130 - Its time to hit the gym <BR> I have my bag packed and my music ready, my phone is charging as I write. <BR> My tennis shoes, my workout pants and a tshirt - ready to go! <BR> Then this evening its either anot mile and a half walk around the park - or another attempt at roller blading! I wish it didnt hurt so bad to pick up this "sport" that really is fun - but man oh man it seriously kills my shins and arches!!!! about h... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:16:03 EST hmmm better choices - remember that http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5222245 We walked the track at the park today while Savannah went roller blading. You have got to try it..... walking ans trying to keep up with a person on wheels, lol. <BR> Roughly 1.4 miles in 32 minutes...... whew - considering I havent done any exercise for a long time. This is feeling good. <BR> However - I have to say - Hotdogs was not a smart choice for dinner - but I did top it off with Salsa to help it burn. It was quick and easy and my tummy feels better so despite the unhealthiness it did... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:22:59 EST spark coaching - I finally joined!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5221757 I am not sure whether or not it is something I need <BR> but <BR> I do know that I lack in motivation when I become mentally exhausted Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:10:40 EST Its work time and snack time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5221421 I had my Fiber One bar for breakfast this morning. <BR> I am about to have a bowl of whole fresh strawberries <BR> lunch I will snack on baby carrots and cucumbers - I might run across campus to the snack bar for some grilled chicken since I didnt make my taco ssalad for today as I had planned.... <BR> I know <BR> Shame on me! <BR> I totally agree <BR> tonight is either roller blading or gazelle... <BR> Tomorrow when I get home I am trying out the Biggest Lase for the Wii.... <BR> Wish me luc... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:20:31 EST Dinner time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5220730 OMG I blew it tonight <BR> not reLLY <BR> i WAS ONLY 10 Calories over for the day but.... it was unhealthy none the less.... <BR> I am tired.... didnt sleep worth a crap last night. Maybe tonight I can make up for it.... <BR> I enjoyed my night last night though - no complaints there..... <BR> MY honey gave me his phone holder so I can use it to go to the gym next week if I dont find mine. I can also use it this weekend when I make another attempt at roller blading! <BR> I am determined to ... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:03:04 EST