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3 years!

Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

Three years!! Jan 2, 2006 to current day, I am exceedingly proud fo being able to sustain a the healthy habits that have led me to this state of fitness. I new world opened up to me because I was open to change, and accepting of the lifestyle re... Read more


Thursday, January 01, 2009      0 comments

The eve of my 3 year anniversary of healthy lifestyle habits. It still seems surreal and impossible to believe that 3 years have passed. I feel so blessed to have found my way after so many years of slogging through. I could not imagine my life ... Read more

The last day of 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008      1 comments

Another year past and time well spent. I overheard a conversation at the gym this morning with a person lamenting that the coming year wouldn't be pretty...I wanted to shout that it will be what we want it to be and what we make of it. We choose... Read more

The Switch

Tuesday, December 30, 2008      1 comments

The key to success is finding your reason for losing weight. There are lots of good reasons to lose weight, and you probably know almost all of them.But none of these good reasons will help you lose weight unless it is your reason. People who h... Read more

Live in the moment

Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

Don't let a preoccupation with tomorrow or yesterday rob your ability to face that crazy world with a smile. We often worry so much about things to come that we miss the beauty of the moment. Moments are too fleeting to allow them to slip away u... Read more

New Year Resolution

Sunday, December 28, 2008      6 comments

Three years ago my resolution was to finally lose weight. Since that time I've lost 143 pounds and changed my entire life. The changes I've made are so unbelievable that I'm often still dumbfounded by the difference in myself and my current life... Read more

Heat Wave

Sunday, December 28, 2008      0 comments

We are expecting record setting temps today-67 degrees. I'm planning a run this afternoon in order to take advantage of this unseasonable weather. Not too much else planned for the day but perhaps a bit of rest and relaxation. Of course I have a... Read more

The waning days of 2008

Saturday, December 27, 2008      1 comments

Looking back on the year I think there is much to appreciate and give thanks. My son and his wife celebrated their first anniversary on the 1st of December and are working on starting a family. My oldest daughter and her boyfriend purchased a ho... Read more

What a wonderful time of the year!

Friday, December 26, 2008      1 comments

Well, another successful and wonderfully happy Christmas has passed. My husband and I realized it was our 37 one together (Married for almost 33 years now) and each one seems more memorable and special than the one before. Our family is growing,... Read more

A whirlwind

Friday, December 19, 2008      0 comments

Wow, these past few days have been a whirlwind for me. My sweet daughter came home from Australia after being away for 4 months, my son, her twin brother, has come home from school as well. My mother is in the hospital and I'm still shopping for... Read more

The link to the USA TODAY story:

Friday, December 12, 2008      0 comments
-weight-loss-reuter_N.htm A couple people have tried to see the story that ran in USA TODAY last May, only to find the link didn't work. I did a Google search and th... Read more

Already Wednesday!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008      0 comments

Where is the time going? Such a busy time of year, but thankfully, exercise and diet are always the path to sanity! Today I had an epiphany of sorts; I received another request from USA TODAY writer Nancy Hellmich to do a follow up story on my w... Read more

Something about a Monday

Monday, December 08, 2008      0 comments

Monday the day of the week to begin again, or at least it feels that way. Monday is always the start of a new great week, and often it's my best lifting day. Having a day off seems to allow me to lift heavier on Mondays than any other day of the... Read more

Keeping on

Sunday, December 07, 2008      0 comments

Just sitting down to prepare my week's workout plan. Finally have all the decorating(my house in and out and my parent's house in and out!)done and even did some cookie baking yesterday. The shopping is going pretty well, but the wrapping is a l... Read more

Oh, What a week!!!

Friday, November 21, 2008      2 comments

I am so proud of myself! I've had the most amazing week. After being on this program for almost 3 years now (wow...I can't believe it will be three years in January!) I've gone through periods where cardio wasn't my favorite thing. I do spinning... Read more

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