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Monday, October 04, 2010      13 comments

If you read my blog yesterday, you know that I got a new HRM. And, as you probably already know, I am not a morning exercising kind of person. I don't get up in the morning to exercise unless I know my friend will be at the gym to greet me. W... Read more

I got one! I got one!!!

Sunday, October 03, 2010      12 comments

DH and I decided we needed to run some errands today (without kids, of course!). We left the house shortly after noon and got some lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings. We both ordered the grilled chicken sandwich. He had fries, I had a salad, all sau... Read more

Why are the weekends so evil?

Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

Monday through Friday, I plan my breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks. I even eat them all at about the same time each day. But come the weekend, planning is gone! Out the window! Poof!! And then I make less than stellar food choices. ... Read more

Brownie points for DH!

Friday, October 01, 2010      10 comments

Last Saturday (yeah, I know, long delay. Sorry!) DS had an early football game, plus it was shopping day and a BIG day for my favorite college football team. Because of all of that, I got up early to go to the gym. I was up at out of the hous... Read more

Korea is a no, but is Taiwan a go?

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      14 comments

About two weeks ago, the boss stopped by and said that if we audit "C" company, he wanted to send me as well. Since then, I've not heard anything else from him. Last night during a conference call with company "C," our auditor starting d... Read more

Pants shopping

Sunday, September 26, 2010      12 comments

About a week ago, my boss stopped by to let me know that we would probably be auditing the newest company that we will be subcontracting with. If/when that happens, he is going to send me along with the auditor. The subcon is in Taiwan which m... Read more

I said NO!!

Friday, September 24, 2010      9 comments

As many of you know, my son plays football here in our hometown. To help streamline the dissemination of information, coaches get things like the practice area, game schedule, team roster. You know, actual playing football stuff. Team mom... Read more

Fitness Test results

Thursday, September 23, 2010      6 comments

Done! I was shooting for spectacular on every test, but didn't quite hit that target. Here's the test (again) with my results. Three minutes doing step ups on a 12" step then check heart rate. 117 - Average Read more

Fitness Test planned for tomorrow

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      4 comments

I borrowed the book "Making the Cut" from my friend and started reading it tonight. Before you start, you're supposed to take pictures and measurements and do this fitness test. If you don't score at least an average on all of the tests, it i... Read more

Biggest Loser drama

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      9 comments

Don't worry...I'm not going to ruin anything for you if you haven't seen it. Safe to read. emoticon One thin... Read more

Jillian Michaels analogy

Sunday, September 19, 2010      12 comments

I've discovered podcasts for my iPhone. I download whatever I feel like listening to and then listen at work. Helps drown out all the extra noise and nothing I download requires serious thought and concentration. If I miss something, I can ba... Read more

SPark homework

Saturday, September 18, 2010      8 comments

I checked out the book "You: The Owner's Manual" by Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen. It is very thick and I do not have the time (nor the desire) to read the whole thing. My plan was to read the book and figure out what happens inside your body when you... Read more

New Weight Loss Aid - a Tongue Patch!!!

Friday, September 17, 2010      16 comments

A what?!?! emoticon I was watching my local news last night and they had a story about a new weight loss aid. It ... Read more

Need advice and where better to ask than here?

Wednesday, September 15, 2010      14 comments

I've decided I want to get a heart rate monitor. I want one that will monitor my heart rate (duh!) and estimate my calorie burn. I hear that one that straps around your chest is better, but am not married to the idea. I like the idea of the w... Read more

Starting strength training...again

Monday, September 13, 2010      7 comments

Last week, I started doing some exercises to help train to be able to do at least one unassisted chin-up/pull-up. I am also participating in a 12-week program at work for weight management. The lady at work who is coordinating the 12-week prog... Read more

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