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1/10/10

Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

Sunday and the start of a new week and week 2 of the bootcamp challenge. How did Coach Denise know that my kitchen table has been buried since Halloween and we've been eating in front of the tv? Well, it felt like a novel experience eating at ... Read more

1/09/10

Sunday, January 10, 2010      3 comments

I'm amazed at the number of people who are joining Spark People. It's a flood and it's great!!! Now on to today's accomplishments. Completed the first week of bootcamp and I'm still walking, which means I'm in much better shape than I was las... Read more

1/08/10

Saturday, January 09, 2010      4 comments

Another cold and stressful day. Had a technical phone interview that I stressed about all morning, then it got moved out another hour. Afterward, I took out my frustrations on the Wii for 55 minutes and then did the bootcamp video. Also skippe... Read more

1/07/10

Thursday, January 07, 2010      4 comments

Busy day. Started with a weigh-in at 138.4, so now 1.5 pounds to go to get back to where I was before the holidays. Boy, was it cold today! Went and took the Census test today and only got one wrong. With my 10 point veteran preference, I ho... Read more

1/06/10

Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

A cold and snowy day here and I was ravenous all day, craving comfort food. I finally caved at lunch and ate half a low carb bagel with cream cheese. Got my 3 veggies in with pork tenderloin fajitias for dinner, then pedaled the recumbent bike... Read more

1/05/10

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

Day 3 of bootcamp and I warmed up with 56 minutes on the Wii Fit Plus before doing the boot camp video. After dinner did the pushup challenge and then some strength training. I started the day with a weight check - 139.4. Cutting carbs defini... Read more

1/04/10

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      3 comments

Started the day with a weigh in. I gained 4 pounds over the holidays. Before Sp, that would have put me over the edge and I'd have given up for months. This year I was really stressed out, so I gave myself permission to take a two week vacati... Read more

01/03/10

Monday, January 04, 2010      3 comments

Day 1 of bootcamp and here I am posting a blog. That's one of my goals for the month, to blog daily on my fitness results. Today I did the cardio video and modified it to be low impact. Then I walked to Walgreens to pick up a prescription ins... Read more

I have a muscle!

Friday, December 11, 2009      6 comments

I flexed my arm and lo and behold, there's a muscle there! I also noticed that the underside isn't flapping in the breeze anymore. WooHoo! Strength training ROCKS!!!... Read more

11/30/09

Monday, November 30, 2009      2 comments

Wow, what a way to end the month. I've been running a low grade fever for 8 straight days. Sure hope this ends soon. I lost a pound this month. That's 4 sticks of butter that I don't have to stuff in my jeans! Actually my jeans are getting ... Read more

11/22/09

Sunday, November 22, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday was our Thanksgiving and it was a perfect day. I got all of my food cooked for the party and still managed to do 20 minutes on the Nordic track and 30 minutes of strength training. We were an hour late, but everyone else was later! ... Read more

11/19/09

Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

It was a beautiful day here in Colorado. The sun was shining brightly and it was on the cool side. My husband and grandson are both doing better too. I got out for a walk. It was just too nice to stay inside. Then I had a good strength trai... Read more

11/18/09

Thursday, November 19, 2009      3 comments

Busy day today. Grandson was too sick to go to daycare and husband still down with a virus. Played with my grandson all day and didn't get to work out until late tonight again. Watched Biggest Loser and rode my exercise bike for 45 minutes. ... Read more

11/17/09

Wednesday, November 18, 2009      1 comments

Wow, I can barely keep my eyes open. Had a very busy day and finished it off by spending 20 minutes on the Nordic track. Stretched out and now I'm off to bed!!!... Read more

11/16/09

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      3 comments

WooHoo! Back is much improved. Rode my exercise bike for 35 minutes and did 30 minutes of circuit training. It feels great to be able to exercise again and my back feels even better than it did this morning. I hope this is the start of a goo... Read more


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