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Good things are happening!
Ok, so I have to say that this week is a NSV, as the scale is showing that I actually GAINED 2 pounds, yet I have lost an inch on my hips, half an inch on my thigh and my body fat & has gone down from 32% to 26.5% in the past 2 months. ... Read more
Underestimating calories burned
So I got my Fitbit in the mail Saturday, charged it up and put it on. I put it on around 1 in the afternoon and when I looked at it again that night, I was amazed. I'm a stay at home mom and am on my feet most of the day, up and down the stairs,... Read more
I've made a decision...
I am going to ignore my
and not weigh in - until I do my next measurements, which is in 2 weeks. I just c... Read more
Looking ahead after DOMS
So I haven't done much for exercise the last 3 days, after waking up Friday morning barely able to walk from pain in my thighs - which was described to me as DOMS. ... Read more
Resistance bands, wrist/ankle weights & protein shakes
We went shopping yesterday and bought some resistance bands and wrist/ankle weights for me to add some more variety and resistance to my workouts.
I am also struggling with my protein intake, still, so we bought some Whey Protein powder to... Read more
I am over my calories for the day.......
and I don't care!
I'm human. It's one day and maybe I'll pay for it tomorrow, or maybe I won't - ei... Read more
Good and bad - NSV even though scale is going in the wrong direction
Ok, so I broke the weigh in rule. I weighed myself this afternoon and was disappointed both in myself for stepping on that scale, and for the number that I saw. I am up in weight again.
But, there is a NSV to report - my fiancee is seeing ... Read more
Ok, so I generally don't look forward to weigh-in day, but after 2 weeks of steady decline of 2 lbs per week, I wasn't that hesitant this morning.
So I went in, stepped on that scale this morning and looked in disbelief at the number. I ha... Read more
Workout to deal with emotional stress? Yes, please.
I HATE CANCER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sorry, just needed to get that off my chest.
I found out this morning that I lost yet another family member to this awful disease last night. Mind you this is now the 7th person in my family t... Read more
Good news, bad/sad news..... What to do
So as I have posted before, I recently was laid off from my job, which I was working remotely from home since March 2012. They gave me a severance package through the first week of February, but after that we are down to one income. It's my fian... Read more
2nd weigh in
Ok so I got up this morning dreading standing on the scale after hurting my back last week and being down sick all weekend, so I hadn't worked out to speak of other than some stretching/calisthenics on Friday and then yesterday doing some ball e... Read more
Light bulb moment....
Yesterday was a rough day for me, not with nutrition or fitness, but emotionally.
A month ago I was told I was being laid off from my job at the end of the year, Merry Christmas to me. ... Read more
Ok, so I'm supposed to eat a minimum of 1200 calories a day - no problem, right? Wrong. I seem to be, more often than not, ending my days below my required numbers and scrambling to try to eat something to bring my numbers up where they "should... Read more
First weigh in
I'm making progress! 2 lobs down from last Tuesday!
As I sit here looking at my daughter who choose... Read more
Ok, so here goes
I decided a week and a half ago that I'd had enough of feeling uncomfortable in my own skin and decided it was time to do something about it. So I started doing Zumba at home on my Wii. ... Read more