Ugh, slow start!!
Last summer I was able to jump into this pretty quickly. Now I am finding it hard to eat within the guidelines and find the time to exercise. Hopefully by the end of this summer, these will be habits I will just keep up with... Read more
Picking it back up
I knew that school would not be the time to continue my weight loss journey. My plan was to maintain my weight and then lose 20 more pounds this summer. I fell off the wagon a bit when we were stuck inside during December, and we made lots of ... Read more
The summer is winding down and wrapping up!
I have never been this dedicated to weight loss. I was always in a healthy range, never satisifed with how I looked but not motviated enough to change it. After babies, the weight would come down t... Read more
My boys are enrolled in an awesome free park program in our town. They just started going this week. It is three hours every day. My dh and I decided to take advantage of the free time and have a date. Usually that would mean going downtown f... Read more
Five pounds lost!
YAY!! I am down to 185!! When I started, I was 192, so I have actually lost 7 pounds, but these fives pounds were the ones that have been there for a couple of weeks, turning into muscle.
I didn't start measuring from my first day, but I thin... Read more
Things I look forward to:
My thighs not rubbing together
Fitting into all those cute size 14 clothes I grew out of
Not fitting into size 14 anymore ;)
Guys checking me out when I walk down the street
Liking my body
Wear... Read more
It is a hot and lazy Sunday. I am letting the boys indulge in some tv while I play online. I need to get up and get moving, have a lot of cleaning I want to do. I am going to take my bike ride tonight after the sun goes down!... Read more
Starting over over again
well, sinc emy last time sparking I have gained it all back and 10 pounds extra!
I am trying to make it stick this time. I have taken up cycling, which is so different from any other exercise I have done. I really enjoy it and I don't have t... Read more
First week weigh in: 3 lbs less!
I was sick all weekend. I still managed to stay within (or close to) my goals. I exercised for 20 minutes (walking on a nice, paved, flat trail with the kids) on Saturday. We did all sorts of funny silly wa... Read more
Being sick makes me want to just lie in bed and watch tv and eat comfort food. But I am sparking now.
Yeserday I did 16 minutes of the Yoga video before I just couldn't anymore. I hit my calorie burned goal as of yesterday and needed only 30... Read more
We were going to go out dancing yesterday, but I ended up tweaking my back! I was drinking slimfast out of a can and when I snapped my head backwards to drink it, I pulled a muscle or pinched a nerve! I did go and do the bike and the elliptical... Read more
I woke up feeling like I was coming down with a cold. The boys were all sick yesterday, so we skipped the Y. I want them to be healthy for tomorrow. Why tomorrow, you ask? Why, because Pete and I are going to get our own cardio thing going! A... Read more
Yay me! I got up at 7:30 to work out. I did 13 minutes on the bike and 5 on the elliptical. I would have done more, but Pete needed me home. Then later I took a 10 minute brisk walk.
I need to improve my stretching, and spend more time on i... Read more