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Where the motivation?

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      5 comments

At the beginning of the year I had motivaton aplenty. Even at the beginning of March I still had plenty of motivation....the the weight loss slowed to almost none and motivation has started hiding from me. It's so hard to eat right and exercise ... Read more

Feeling frustration

Thursday, March 25, 2010      7 comments

I know fat didn't get on my body all in a week, and it's not going to go away in a week or even a month. But I have been working my ass off and have only lost 15 pounds this year. We are about to be in the 4th month of the year... I am sure my m... Read more

Spring break

Monday, March 22, 2010      3 comments

Well I thought I was ready to be computer free and able to watch what I ate but instead of being at the lake with just me, my daughter and her friend, my 2 sisters in law and 3 nephews came too. We had fun but I was very lax in what I ate, didn'... Read more

5 days of 5k's

Friday, March 12, 2010      3 comments

I did it. I am tired and ready for a day off, I walked on Sunday also- total of 18 miles this week. When I started in January my goal was to just walk 3 miles a week...I feel much more energized than I did when I started. It's crazy how that wor... Read more

Beginning a streak

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

I waalked my 3rd 5k for the week- I am almost 12 miles this week already. Last week I only walked 12 miles. I am determined to walk 2 more 5ks this week. Then I get to deal with the reality of being somewhere I can't use a computer all week... I... Read more

This mornings work out

Monday, March 08, 2010      3 comments

OK, so my goal is 40 minutes a day 3 times a week of walking. But after reading that artincle (yesterdays blog), I decided to walk for 50 minutes...well 50 minutes starts approaching and my brain says, "screw it- just walk for the whole hour", o... Read more

Article about walking

Friday, March 05, 2010      3 comments

I read an article yesterday that said if you have a significant amount of weight to lose you need to walk 50 minutes 5 times a day (if this is your weight loss tool). It's my weight loss tool for now, my knee is still not 100% have to wait until... Read more

Work-outs

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      2 comments

Does it really get any easier? I think once we are comfortable we just bump up the intensity and then its hard again. On top of all this trying to exercise and lose weight, are all the other chores. I find that I just don't want to do any of it.... Read more

Walked a 5k today

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      3 comments

I walked a little faster than the last one... 62 minutes! I am going to get it in under an hour, then keep working until I am running it. My knee can't take too much running yet, It makes it feel like it's being jammed, I jog in spurts but mostl... Read more

Reset my goals...

Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

I reste my goals from 5 miles per week to at least 6, 3 times 2 mile each. I am going to try to do a 5k a week. I also upped my minutes. Lost 2 pounds last week , more is going. This is the first time I have been under 240 in a long time. Not go... Read more

Busted through a weekly goal!

Friday, February 26, 2010      7 comments

I had my weekly goal set for walking 5 miles a week- I pushed out 11.1 this week. I feel so good...I thought I was losing my mind when it kept saying 5 more minutes....then it was let walk a 5k this morning.... 66 minutes later I had done it. Th... Read more

Going to reach a goal this week!

Thursday, February 25, 2010      3 comments

emoticon Wow, I have gone from walking a half a mile at a time at the begining of the year to 2 miles + ant a tim... Read more

walked earlier than normal...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      0 comments

Having lunch with a friend, hope I can find something on the menu to eat that won't kill my progress. I know I will figure it out. So I walked early to give me time to cool and clean up before lunch- walked 2.16 in 45 minutes. A little further t... Read more

What a morning

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

The dog somehow got into the pantry...ate half a box of dog treats! He looks so bloated it's sad. I don't know how one dog can eat so much, I know the other dogs didn't get any because he was growling at them. OMG! It'slike having to follow chil... Read more

Walking is getting easier

Monday, February 22, 2010      3 comments

Finally 4 months after knee surgery (and finding out I have arthritis in my right foot) I can walk 2 miles without dying. I started out easy....as much as I could. Then targeted 5 miles per week. Last week I walked 6 miles and I just finished a ... Read more


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