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Every day, a new lesson

Thursday, May 17, 2007      1 comments

Most successes are never seen because they're never attempted. The courage to face your fears can build momentum that creates magic. Each time you overcome an obstacle, a fear or a step back, you gain confidence. Every small victory helps you fe... Read more

Feeling a little beat

Wednesday, May 16, 2007      0 comments

or beat up...not sure which. My quads are killing me from last night's bike ride, and my knee is still sore. I'm considering cutting back on spinning to 3 days a week and riding my bike on other days. Spinning on lifting days is impeding my lif... Read more

Always want to remember this:

Monday, May 14, 2007      0 comments

Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to know that this is ... Read more


Friday, May 11, 2007      0 comments

Well, I think I finally found out how hard I can push my knee. I have been doing a lot more cardio this week, including riding my new bike, going to spinning, and even some running...pushed way too hard! I'm sitting here with ice on it right now... Read more

I Won!

Thursday, May 10, 2007      2 comments

Well, my daughter brought me home the trophy for 1st place in my age division for the 5K we ran last Saturday! I was shocked and feel even better about the experience. I look forward to running another one, and improving upon my time. Toda... Read more


Tuesday, May 08, 2007      0 comments

Well, today we picked up our bikes! They were done early so we went and got them and took them to the park. It was really cool! I must admit that my spinning class didn't adequately prepare me for real bike riding. I though my legs were pretty s... Read more

Today's lesson

Monday, May 07, 2007      0 comments

What do you do when you've been striving for so long that it seems like your goal is never going to see light? How do you deal with the fear that you're about to fail? Simple. Give it just one more shot. And then one more. Think about the sweat ... Read more

I did it!!!

Sunday, May 06, 2007      1 comments

Yesterday was the big day---my first 5K run. My oldest daughter's school(she's a kindergarten teacher)was sponsoring a 5K run for the Fight against drugs. So my two daughters, my future daughter-in-law, and my daughters's boy/girl friend all ran... Read more

Met the challenge

Thursday, May 03, 2007      1 comments

I'm running in my first 5K on Saturday, and I've been doing mostly spinning classes since February. So, I've been concerned that I would have a little difficulty in the run. So today, after spinning class I went directly to the park and ran 3 mi... Read more

I can relate!

Tuesday, May 01, 2007      1 comments

We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once. Nietzsche Joy is not found in the world around you, it's within yourself. You can make your own joy, especially during those dark times when you need to really f... Read more


Monday, April 30, 2007      0 comments

What a beautiful day in Jersey! Sunny, balmy and warm!!! It makes you want to move your body! Today was weigh-in day and I'm pleased to say that my re-focus paid off with a 1.4 pound loss this week. I weighed in at 158.8 which puts me a little o... Read more

Top Ten Reasons” for getting up with the early birds to get moving:

Saturday, April 28, 2007      0 comments

“Top Ten Reasons” for getting up with the early birds to get moving: Exercising early in the morning "jump starts" your metabolism, keeping it elevated for hours, sometimes for up to 24 hours! As a result, you’ll be burning more calories a... Read more

Rainy Friday

Friday, April 27, 2007      0 comments

It's been pouring here all day. When I got to the gym at 6:45 another gym-goer was saying how he much prefers coming to the gym when the sun is out. That's so true, because it makes it harder to get out of bed when the alarm goes off and it's st... Read more

Oh, what a fabulous day!

Thursday, April 26, 2007      1 comments

That's kind of how I feel most days now, Oh, what a wonderful day! I've learned so much about myself during these past 15 months, not only about diet and nutrition, but how to really be happy. I've learned not to dwell on things that could be st... Read more


Tuesday, April 24, 2007      1 comments

Well, I'm back on track so far this week. Yesterday I missed my morning spinning class due to having to take my mother to an appt. So I went in the morning and got a good workout in, even though I didn't have a lot of time. I did 30 minutes of h... Read more

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