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June recap and July goals
Monday, July 04, 2011      8 comments

June update 1.Water – 8 glasses a day DONE A+ 2. Nutrition - cut down/out "white" carbs and processed foods. 70% DONE B- 3. Cardio - I am starting over the C25K program. 50% (only did 3 days a week the last 2 weeks)... Read more
BC day 2 of 21
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

Breakfast: Lunch Apple pecan salad from Wendys - I took off the blue cheese and only used one dressing ... Read more
BC Day 1 of 21 (June 25)
Thursday, June 30, 2011      0 comments

I recently realized that I have 21 days until my birthday and it takes 21 days to create a new habit so I created the 21 Birthday Challenge (BC) to get into healthy habits and lose 10lbs before my birthday. As part of the challenge I am goi... Read more
Challenge update
Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

MAIN CHALLENGE: We are nearing what would have been the end of the challenge if we did not decide to extend it. These extra weeks should give each of us a chance to reflect on how we have done so far, and to make new goals for the rest of the ch... Read more
Inspiration #7
Saturday, June 25, 2011      5 comments

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." Albert Schweitzer I LOVE this quote. It applies to all areas of life, including this weightloss journey. This is... Read more
Inspiration #6
Friday, June 24, 2011      7 comments

"If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." Dolly Parton I like this quote. To me it means... Read more
21 day birthday challenge
Thursday, June 23, 2011      6 comments

I read once that it takes 21 days to create a new habit...that's it 21 days or just 3 short weeks. Of course it didn't say how long it takes to get out of the old habits. But anyways, the point is that there is 21 days left until my 31st birthda... Read more
Inspiration #5
Thursday, June 23, 2011      4 comments

What keeps me going is goals. - Muhammad Ali Goals not only give you something to strive for, they help you see how far you have come. Goals that you have today may not be the same as the goals that you will have a year from now, however go... Read more
Inspiration #4
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. - W. Clement Stone When... Read more
Inspiration #3
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      6 comments

3 Fitness - If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body - Cher Wow, I think this quote says it all. Looking great and feeling healthy will not happen with quick fixes and gimmicks. If it did we would all have great figures and... Read more
Inspiration #2
Monday, June 20, 2011      6 comments

#2 If you can dream it, you can do it. - Walt Disney I think this quote says it all. We can do anything we dream of, the only person that limits us is ourselves. It doesn't mean its going to be easy or that it is going to happen over night... Read more
Inspiration #1
Sunday, June 19, 2011      5 comments

For the challenge this week we are supposed to blog about one inspirational quote everyday for one week. #1 - Why chose failure when success is an option? - Jillian Micheals I love this quote because it is so true in all aspects of lif... Read more
Healthy food swap and me time!!
Thursday, June 16, 2011      6 comments

My favorite things to eat in the summer are BBQ burgers and macaroni salad, which can be very high in fat and calories so here are some swaps that I have learned to make it healthier. Hamburger: 1. Use extra lean hamburger or a mixture of ex... Read more
Vitamin F
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      5 comments

A Friend shared this article with me and I want to share it with you. Why do I have a variety of friends who are all different in character ? Some of them can be considered marginal even ? How do I get on with them all ? I think... Read more
NSV - challenge blog
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      8 comments

Here's the challenge for this week: MAIN CHALLENGE: Most of us probably have a number of non scale victories, even if we aren’t to our goals yet. This week, reflect on those gains. Have you had health gains so far in your journey as a resu... Read more

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