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I QUIT! (so I can start fresh;)
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      2 comments

OK, I'm done whining about my lack of progress. Obviously, I don't know what to do, so I made the decision to just start over. That's MUCH better than what I would have done in the past, which is to just give up and forget about even trying to... Read more
Frustration! (More) advice would be appreciated.
Saturday, April 04, 2009      6 comments

I'm trying to keep a positive attitude this time. Really I am! But it's so hard when I'm feeling as many negative as positive results. I KNOW that exercising is good for me, whether or not I lose weight in the process; just as I know how impo... Read more
I can be SO foolish sometimes!
Sunday, March 29, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes it just takes opening my eyes for more clarity. I started easing my way back into healthier habits on March 11 of this year. Just baby steps to begin with, so the change would be gradual and easier for me to take. I made a conscious... Read more
Daily Goals 'n' 3 Mini Workouts!
Friday, March 27, 2009      0 comments

I'm late getting this posted today, but I had an appointment so couldn't get to it earlier. My goals for today are pretty simple, 30 min AM cardio and then another 30 min in the afternoon. My knees are much better today, but I don't want to p... Read more
One Day At A Time - DAILY GOALS: 3/26/2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009      0 comments

Before I post my goal for today, let me start by posting yesterday's fitness for my 21 day fitness habit. 30 min AM cardio - Walk/Kick 30 min PM cardio - More WATP And now, on with the program! Daily Goal: 3/26/2009 I am going... Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      0 comments

Patience is a virtue, I've been told. I have no doubt that this is true. Unfortunately, I've never really had enough of it to find out for myself, nor can I really be considered "virtuous". ... Read more
The Nutrition Puzzle
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      0 comments

Another person's blog inspired this one. Some of you who have visited my blog may wondered why I have a jigsaw puzzle background. The reason is that it just seemed appropriate, because that's how I feel about nutrition. Calories, to be more... Read more
Hiking Madness!
Monday, March 23, 2009      0 comments

YIKES! I guess those hikes caught up with me. I know better than to do the same hike two days in a row before my body's had a chance to get used to it, but I did it anyway. I have named this particular trail "The big Cardio Blast", due to the... Read more
Saturday, March 21, 2009      0 comments

Day 4: I got out for that walk to and through the park, 30 min of which happened before noon (barely emoticon). T... Read more
21 DAY FITNESS HABIT, continued
Saturday, March 21, 2009      0 comments

Day 3: (yesterday) 2 miles of a 4 mile WATP video Yesterday was not a good day. It was gloomy and snowy outside, and felt like it was inside as well. My joints ached, and my mood was really not good at all. When I weighed myself, even th... Read more
21 DAY FITNESS HABIT, continued
Thursday, March 19, 2009      0 comments

Well, first I gotta say that I'm THRILLED that so many people have joined me in this adventure! I thought I'd be doing this all alone. As someone stated on one of the threads containing this challenge "It's good to be noticed...helps the ego."... Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

Many experts assert that it takes 21 days for something to become a habit. That is the amount of time it takes the conscious mind to imprint the thought into the subconscious mind making it a habit. My own assertion is that we can make our diet/... Read more
Eat your oatmeal!
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      1 comments

I LOVE oatmeal! Oddly enough, I used to dislike oatmeal almost to the point of hating it - thought it was slimy, and just plain yucky. But times have changed, my tastes have changed, and I've learned that I can do SO MUCH with oatmeal that I... Read more
GREAT day yesterday!
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      0 comments

I popped the WATP Walk and Kick video in yesterday, and IT WORKED!! Hurray!! I've been missing that workout like crazy, but it was on VHS, and the tape is pretty much shot. I have a replacement coming in the mail, on DVD, but I'm impatient, a... Read more
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

I am truly feeling motivated again! Oh praise be! Filled with renewed determination. I noted today that the amount of pounds I need to lose equals my age - so that must be a good sign! (???) Confession: I back on that sinister contraption (... Read more

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