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Love my gym time!!!!!

Saturday, February 23, 2013      3 comments

Just finished the first week of the second part of my 8 week workout I've been doin. It's awesome because many of the exercises are ones I avoid doing, because they push me harder. I'm sitting here, post Saturday workout feeling awesome, a littl... Read more

Sad day

Tuesday, February 19, 2013      2 comments

Today marked the two year anniversary of my Mother's passing. It's still such a huge loss and life will really never be the same again. I was so lucky to have had the mother I did, she was my biggest fan, my friend, and she always loved me, unco... Read more

Ups and downs

Sunday, February 17, 2013      4 comments

Friday I got the stomach bug, it started to hit me as I finished my lifting at the gym-so glad I got it in before hand! So my eating was all over the map eating mostly soup and not really tracking anything makes me unsure of how the weigh in wil... Read more

Wise words

Sunday, February 10, 2013      7 comments

When you are consistent in your healthy habits, magic is happening in your body and mind, even if the scale isn't moving. - Coach Jen I recently blogged about my disappointment on my weight loss progress, and after receiving a very nice com... Read more

Things that make me say hmmm

Saturday, February 09, 2013      4 comments

I recently read this quote from one of our SP coaches. "Success depends more on how much you eat than what you eat. Moderation is the key to success." on the surface this seems like very sound advice. For some folks it might just be the one miss... Read more

12 weeks

Friday, February 08, 2013      1 comments

It's been 12 weeks since I got back on track. My strength and endurance are definitely much improved. My weight loss is at 18 pounds...not as good as I would like, but I need to up my cardio, and protein intake. I am certainly back to healthy ha... Read more

Sluggish day

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

I had to attend a meeting last night(I hate being out in the evening - makes falling asleep/waking up harder) and have the boys all week (grandsons 2 & 3 usually only watch them on W-Th-F) and today has been rough! Dragging at the gym - I so wan... Read more


Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

Im watching The Biggest Loser and listening to their chef discuss breakfast - showing a recipe of some sort of egg/turkey bacon&sausage pizza that weighs in over 300 calories. My reaction, as it is always, TOO MANY CALORIES. My breakfast is alwa... Read more

It don't come easy...

Saturday, January 26, 2013      3 comments

You know it don't come easy....the fact of the matter is that every overweight person, whether obese or merely needing to lose 10 extra pounds, would sooo love there to be an easy fix. The moment someone realizes you are losing weight, it's like... Read more

Time to review

Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments
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2009-01-07-exercise-dime_N.htm I recently revisited these two USA TODAY articles t... Read more

Teams & Challenges

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

I've been a SP member for over 6 years now and belong to a number of teams. Some of these teams use challenges as motivation to get the members losing weight and staying focused. I find these challenges are a good way to be held accountable and ... Read more

9 weeks-still going strong!

Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

9 weeks begins today and I'm thrilled to say I'm moving along still focused and committed! It definitely feels easier now that it's a habit. Of course I wish it could go quicker, but patience and staying in the moment are all skills that require... Read more

How long does it take for a comeback?

Saturday, January 12, 2013      4 comments

Well, I would have to say the answer to that question is 8 weeks! Today, was the first day I stripped away the loose fitting shirt and traded it in on a workout tank top! I wasn't sure if I was ready to expose more of myself, just yet, but I wen... Read more


Tuesday, January 08, 2013      0 comments

I've been pondering many things lately. The first being, how much I enjoy the gym, and my gym friends. They are people who I've known for 5-6 years now, and it's nice to know they keep an eye out for you. I love my gym, it's cost effective, it o... Read more

Not alone

Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

I was watching TV last night and caught an interview with Al Rocker and with the exception of the bypass surgery, our stories had similarities that gave me a moment to pause. As you can see from the story of my journey, my weight loss was phenom... Read more

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