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Another day of proving my strength

Friday, January 09, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I posted a blog titled "Be the little engine that could" and I find myself living that each and every day. Like yesterday's spin class that I found so un-inspirational, but found a way to complete and burn plenty of calories in the pro... Read more

Be the Little Engine that Could

Thursday, January 08, 2009      2 comments

You can survive and overcome virtually any obstacle or problem you run into on your path to a healthy lifestyle “as long as you don't talk yourself out of trying by saying you're not motivated. The only time it makes sense to say you're not moti... Read more

Great spin class!

Thursday, January 08, 2009      2 comments

Today was a test of my mental toughness in class. We had a sub, who I usually enjoy, but his music was just awful and not motivating at all. I usually depend on the music to take me to a good mental place so I can work out at my best. But, since... Read more


Wednesday, January 07, 2009      6 comments
-exercise-dime_N.htm Here's the story running in tomorrow's USA TODAY newspaper. I'm a little disappointed the picture wasn't from spinning class, but happy with how... Read more

Even Rainy Days can be good

Wednesday, January 07, 2009      1 comments

close grip bench press 1x12 65lb close grip bench press 3x12 55lb EZbar curls 3x12 35lb lying tricep extensions EZ Bar 3x12 30lb skull crushers 1x12 35lb overhead press 1x12 40lb overhead press 1x10 45lb overhead press 2x10 50lb ... Read more


Tuesday, January 06, 2009      4 comments

Don’t Imagine Eating This Boooring! Deprivation diets, fad diets and taboo-food diets send the wrong message. Your body is not an enemy that needs to be beaten and starved into submission. Building healthy habits can – and... Read more

Good Day

Monday, January 05, 2009      1 comments

Weighed-in today lost 1.2 pounds! I've picked up my cardio and I'm working more seriously on my calorie intake(especially at night). It's working! We made a plan in spinning class(a group of us regulars)to lose a pound this week. We each have di... Read more

Yeah Eagles

Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

Well, it was close, but the underdog Eagles came through again! Gotta love the hit that B Dawk put on Peterson!!! He didn't know where he was for a while after that. It was beautiful here today, I went for a walk that I intended to be only... Read more

Interest vs commitment

Saturday, January 03, 2009      1 comments

“There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”Are you interested in your goals, or ... Read more

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

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