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Mother's Day
Monday, May 11, 2009      0 comments

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
Sunday, May 03, 2009      1 comments

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

Monday, September 01, 2008      1 comments

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
Canoe ride
Friday, July 11, 2008      1 comments

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!
Thursday, July 10, 2008      1 comments

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

Sunday, June 29, 2008      2 comments

Things I look forward to: My thighs not rubbing together Not snoring 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

Sunday, June 29, 2008      0 comments

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
Saturday, June 28, 2008      2 comments

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

Monday, February 19, 2007      1 comments

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

Saturday, February 17, 2007      0 comments

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

Friday, February 16, 2007      0 comments

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
Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2007      0 comments

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
Feb 13
Tuesday, February 13, 2007      1 comments

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