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Reason or season
Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I never got to lift at the gym. As I was dropping my bag in spin class one of my gym friends came in and I gave my normal greeting and started out of the room, she then stopped me in my tracks with the news that her mom had succombed t... Read more
Snow Snow Snow---enough already!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      3 comments

Ok, I'm really wishing the snow would cease and desist already!! Enough is enough...this morning it took me 15 minutes to dig the car out so I could get to the gym. Could have lived without that--but so glad I drug myself out of bed and made it ... Read more
Ups and Downs-Thank goodness for Spark People
Monday, January 24, 2011      0 comments

So last week was such a good week that I was sure to see that reflected on the scale this morning...but, it wasn't to be. I know that I had a full intestine and that had an affect, but still I thought it would be better....I have a couple of pos... Read more
Feeling so good
Thursday, January 20, 2011      0 comments

I just finished a total butt-kicking spin class, precluded by 45 minutes of weight training....and all of this at the end of a day that saw me wake at 6:00, got over my sons to help my D-I-L with my two beautiful grandsons, ages 16 months and 2 ... Read more
Positive Attitude
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      1 comments

A positive attitude can shed new light on our life and what we can accomplish! Something as simple as a smile and a positive attitude can change the outcome of our goals? In spin class yesterday I found myself just smiling, enjoying the music a... Read more
Feeling that love!
Monday, January 17, 2011      0 comments

"Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best." I had such a wonderful morning at the gym! A great weight training session fo... Read more
Finding somethings out about myself
Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

It's always an eye-opener when you realize something new about yourself, and today I made one of those realizations. It occurred to me as I was driving home from a bridal show, that language and the way we speak to ourselves, makes a major diffe... Read more
Definitely building some momentum!
Thursday, January 13, 2011      0 comments

I have been avidly reading(re-reading in some cases) my SP daily e-mails and articles, remembering how helpful they can one of those messages contained advice on keeping momentum going on your resolutions. One of the suggestions (one... Read more
an ahha moment
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

Went to the 6:00 spin class!!!! WhooHoo for me! Today I had an unexpected blip in my scheduled gym time--yet I didn't allow it to keep me from getting my cardio. I would have just skipped today after throwing my hands in the air and blaming circ... Read more
Friday, January 07, 2011      0 comments

Well I got it! Stinking stomach virus! Didn't make the gym today, or barely get out of bed...while I know it really was not possible, there is a part of me that is angry with myself a. for being so weak that I got sick, and b. that something alr... Read more
Thursday, January 06, 2011      2 comments

So today is a cardio day....small blip...jackson's mommy and daddy have a stomach bug...went ore there to take care of J while mom went to her OB appointment...I'm feeling very yucky - hoping to go for a thirty minute walk/run in a few minutes..... Read more
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      1 comments

One of my difficulties over the past months has been getting my workouts in on the days I babysit my grandbaby Jackson. Since I need to be there by 6:45 in the a.m. my normal morning routine has not been possible, and thus my workouts on the day... Read more
Making progress
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

I have to say that exercise has benefits that go far beyond physical health! It's amazing how getting myself back on track can help my mental well-being. Yes, I'm dealing on a daily basis with my mom--still hard, invades my thoughts day and nigh... Read more
Day 1
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Sunday morning workout completed. 25 minutes of intervals on the treadmill. and an hour of strength training! I'm starting small and making sure to begin a new habit. It's frightening to me how quickly I became derailed! The long and short of it... Read more
Happy new year: Year 5
Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

On the eve of my five year anniversary, I find myself in a scary place. Since sept. 20th of this past year I've been in a downward slide. This was precipitated by the diagnosis of my mother's lung cancer. Due to her weakened health from other sm... Read more

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