The first three weeks of June, I was doing well and then the family reunion, the women's retreat, and then going home...
I know they say that you sho... Read more
Obsession to Freedom
If you're like me, you've tried several times to "lose weight", to become "health". Since I'm a teacher this normally happens every summer. I become ob... Read more
My last blog I wrote is dated July 8, 2013. I had started my Spark Journey in late March / early April of that year. I was excited and working my tail off to see a change. I know now that I did to much, too fast. Unfortunately, I am one of those... Read more
Well, I have both good news and not so good news to report. Good News: I have been able to maintain my 10.4 pound weight loss. YEAH! Also, I have been able to maintain my workout sessions. Except for Sunday, I was so sore from my regular workout... Read more
I finally reached my first real goal...the first 10 pound. It has taken me 4 months. Finally...Praise the Lord. My reward is The Power of a Praying® Woman Bible: Prayer and Study Helps by Stormie Omartiane. I know it is expensive, but I have bee... Read more
One of my goals is to jog/run a quarter of a mile. I have a small trail that runs from my apartment complex to an elementary school. There is a quarter of a mile section that runs from a water tower to a county building and I have been working s... Read more
Update #8: Non-Fitness Challenge Completed
This summer one of the teams I am on is doing a summer long challenge. Every week there is a fitness challenge, non-fitness challenge, and a personal challenge. For this week the non-fitness challenge is to write a blog about the goals you want ... Read more
Well, I need to be honest, I am down. I have only lost 6.2 pounds since mid-March. That's 6 pounds in 3 months GGGRRRR. I'm not going to stop. I'm going to keep on...but it is disheartening. And my walking buddies ... sadness.
On the upsid... Read more
YEAH! A total of 6.4 lbs lost as of today. I know that is not a big number, but still for me it is. Today w... Read more
Thank you everyone who has left comments on my blogs. There are definitely a source of support and comfort. Being alone, I need everything I can get. ... Read more
I started this morning out with 30DS...didn't to so well. I was very weak when I woke up. After cooling off, I received some bad news. It has been a tough, rough day, but I did finishing reading Chapter 6 in The Spark and began my 28 days.
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On Monday, I did Day 1 of Jillian Michaels's 30 Day Shred! The next two days that followed, I didn't think the pain would ever go away. But today, I worked through day 2. Hopefully, I will be able to get through Level 1 without making modificati... Read more
The past 3 weeks, I have been really down to say it nicely.
This has really shown in the downward spiral ... Read more
I was becoming pretty discouraged since I hadn't lost any weight for about 3 weeks. Last weekend though when I completed my monthly measurements, I have lost almost 1/2 an inch around my hips and as of this morning I have lost 2 more pounds. I h... Read more
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Real Day #2
Yesterday, I agreed to 4 goals.
1) Don't eat in front of the TV/Computer.
2) Exercise 10 minutes a day.
3) Post goals where I can see them. (done)
4) Drink 8 cups of water a day.
Here is my 2 cents: I understand why we shouldn... Read more