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BARBIE176
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Re-taking control Day 1
Monday, November 29, 2010      7 comments

Well, I made a commitment to re-take control today and it feels awesome! I went to the gym at noon and did 30 minutes of my PT core and strength routine, and then I went again after work and did 40 minutes on the eliptical. It was amazing how bu... Read more
Holiday Weekend Over Time to Refocus and Move Forward
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

Well, I thoroughly enjoyed the long holiday weekend, but I am ready to refocus and move forward. I cannot allow myself any excuses to not exercise this week. I really must use the eliptical ... Read more
Aspire to Inspire Team - Invitation to Join
Friday, November 26, 2010      5 comments

About a month ago I joined a goup called Aspire to Inspire. For me this is the best Spark group that I have joined. They have monthly challenges called Buddy Support Group challenges to help motivate, support and inspire each other. I've only be... Read more
Cold Winter Weather
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      2 comments

Today we awoke to snow on our front yard although the roads didn't have any on them. Thank God for that. The snow on our yard was melted by noon. However, it was really cold today and we had snow flurries most of the day, and it was down to free... Read more
Successful Day
Monday, November 22, 2010      4 comments

Well, I had good intentions when I got up this morning, but I definitely had temptations not to go with those good intentions. I was hurting pretty much all day. At noon I told myself that going to the gym and doing the PT core and strength exer... Read more
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010      5 comments

I can't believe how this day has flown by. I haven't even gotten a chance to go in my scrapbook room and play, but that's okay because I have three days next week after Thanksgiving so I should get plenty of time. I did go to the store and bough... Read more
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Saturday, November 20, 2010      4 comments

Well, Bill and I went to Eugene today to get out of the house and try to do some Christmas shopping. Wasn't real successful on getting much shopping done, but that is alright. I think I'll do a lot of it online because then I can just have it sh... Read more
Friday, November 19, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010      4 comments

How is it possible for my eyes to be better yet worse at the same time? Not sure, but I can tell you it is possible. Going to try some warm compresses this evening to hopefully alleviate some of the pain in my left eye. Otherwise I had a fairly ... Read more
Thursday November 18, 2010
Thursday, November 18, 2010      8 comments

Well, I had a much more successful day today. My eyes were not nearly as irritated today so that helped a lot. At noon I went to the gym and did 30 minutes of my PT core and strength exercises, and after work, even though it was cold outside, my... Read more
Wednesday November 17, 2010
Thursday, November 18, 2010      4 comments

I had set my plans to go to the gym at noon and do my pt core and strength workout, but since my eyes were really bothering me I called and got an appointment with my eye doctor so I was unable to go to the gym at noon. I had also set my plans t... Read more
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      7 comments

Just got back from vacation last night and I'm having trouble getting back into the swing of things. Not only am I tired, but I am hurting. Trying really hard to keep my nutrition under control today, but I'm having trouble making fitness a prio... Read more
Monday Blog Post - Good to be Home
Monday, November 15, 2010      9 comments

Well, I had an awesome visit with my daughter and her family, but it feels oh so good to be home. It's back to work and hopefully back to the regular routine tomorrow, but we'll see how tired I am from the long day of travel today. Left my daugh... Read more
Overcoming Temptation
Thursday, November 04, 2010      5 comments

I am seriously trying to overcome temptation. I am not quite sure why I am experiencing temptation, but I opted to take a break from the gym at noon today. Now I am so wanting to each something sweet and to avoid my cardio scheduled for tonight.... Read more
So Proud
Thursday, October 28, 2010      4 comments

I opted to have a rest from cardio yesterday which put me a little behind on a challenge I made so today I knew I absolutely had to do cardio. I would really have preferred to go for a walk outside, but since it is cold and rainy I went to the g... Read more
Still In Control
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      2 comments

Still feeling pretty much in control. Foodwise yesterday was a little rocky because friends brought dinner and dessert to us, but I tried to counter that today by working out hard. Right before noon I really tried to talk myself out of going to ... Read more

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