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12 weeks of BLC 30
Friday, April 22, 2016      2 comments

This BLC round we have gone to 15 weeks versus 12 weeks. I think perhaps the extra weeks have been too overwhelming for many of my team mates. We generally lose a few towards the end, but this round we have lost many, and many of these losses... Read more
1st 6 weeks of BLC 29
Monday, November 30, 2015      2 comments

This round and the last round have been more challenging for me than any others and I've been around since Round 8. Work seems to be more challenging as well and I wonder if I'm just ready to be retired. I feel like my coworkers rely on me to c... Read more
1st 6 weeks of BLC28
Friday, July 17, 2015      4 comments

I feel that this is the first round that I haven't been able to give my full attention to the team. Work has been so busy and then I threw in a vacation in the middle of that as well so I was gone for 10 days. In a way, I'm learning to wean m... Read more
BLC Dos and Don'ts
Friday, March 20, 2015      5 comments

I know I'm supposed to blog about my first 6 weeks and how I'm going to change that up, but I've been a MoM (Master of Maintenance) for about 8 years now so I think I must be doing something right. I do know that to maintain I have to continue ... Read more
Planning for a Future Me
Friday, January 30, 2015      5 comments

This one is a hard one-- Trying to find 3 SMART Goals. 1. I will do 3 1/2 hour ST sessions a week for my pelvic area. I 've had some issues due to pelvic mesh surgery and then the removal of it. 2. I will drink at least 2 fruit smoot... Read more
Buddy Challenge
Monday, November 17, 2014      0 comments

This has been an interesting challenge and I have really enjoyed it. The nutrition and fitness aspects were challenging and made me walk outside my comfort zone. The buddy aspect of it also put me way outside my comfort zone because I felt lik... Read more
Life is a Struggle
Friday, November 14, 2014      1 comments

There are so many things in our lives that are hard to deal with. Then throw in self esteem issues and our problems are magnified. I struggled with self esteem issues in a big way after coming out of an abusive first marriage. I was a basket ... Read more
Who started Blogs any way???
Friday, November 07, 2014      0 comments

Who was the person that started blogging? My first thought is that they must think a lot of themselves to think that anyone would be interested in what they had to say or what they thought. Truthfully, I do find other peoples thoughts very int... Read more
My first 6 weeks of BLC
Friday, October 31, 2014      1 comments

I know this is supposed to be a blog about my first 6 weeks of this BLC, but since it really doesn't specify I'm going to to tell you about my first 6 weeks seven years ago. Back then I was just starting to get my weight under control-- I had 1... Read more
Silver Lining Challenge
Friday, July 18, 2014      0 comments

The best part of my BLC25 experience is the people I've met and the friendships I've made. We've had a lot of our team members that have had to face some difficulties this round and their positive attitudes in the face of adversity have truly b... Read more
6 week fitness test
Monday, June 09, 2014      1 comments

Modified push ups=66 mountain climbers= 104 3 min step up =88 1 mile walk= 13.4 I though I was supposed to get better!! Sigh!!... Read more
BLC 25 fitness test
Monday, May 05, 2014      0 comments

Due to pelvic mesh and prolapse problems I have modified the crunch portion of this test and did Standing Mountain Climbers instead of crunches. Modified Push ups = 63 per minute Mountain Climbers =110 per minute (not very pretty ones) ... Read more
Setting Goals for 2014
Friday, January 17, 2014      1 comments

Goal Setting Goals are put down in writing If itís not written down and recorded, itís not a goal; itís a wish or a dream. Although wishes and dreams are nice, they usually donít come true without a written plan of action. My Goal: ... Read more
6 weeks and treading water
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      1 comments

I need to step away from the candy dish and drink more water instead. Otherwise I think I'm maintain... Read more
BLC 23 beginning fit test and 10/22 update
Thursday, September 26, 2013      1 comments

91 squats per min 73 crunches per min 59 modified push-ups per min 70 tricep dips per min 1.09 ... Read more

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