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Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

Started week 3 of the hundred pushup challenge. Dang! It's still hard!!! Back on track on my food intake. Planning to do as well tomorrow. Need to go pack my lunch (and breakfast!). My legs are still sore from my 5k trial on Friday. ... Read more
Boy's birthday party = EXHAUSTED!
Sunday, March 08, 2009      0 comments

My son had is birthday party yesterday. Six boys (five extra) came over for an army man party. The party itself went really well. It was the preparation before and the clean up after that wiped me out. Then DH brought home a margarita mix. ... Read more
Day 2 and Week 2, Day 3
Friday, March 06, 2009      2 comments

Day 2 - No diet pepsi. Still no headaches and no real cravings. Weekends are harder all the way around, so we'll see how I do tomorrow. Week 2, Day 3 - Pushups. Man! Those pushups are hard! And they keep expecting me to do more than ... Read more
No Diet Pepsi, Day 1
Thursday, March 05, 2009      1 comments

...and no headaches. Odd. I'm not complaining, but I was expecting to need some sort of pain killers to get through the day. I was also expecting stronger cravings than I had. In fact, I had no cravings. I did drink more tea than normal (an... Read more
Tired today
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

Woke up today sore, but not from my work out. I slept wrong and my neck has a kink in it. Still does! When I got home from work, my daughter reminded me that we had a conference at her school at 6:00 (it was 5:56!). Luckily it was a student-... Read more
Happy Birthday to him!
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

My baby turned 10 today. He's not a baby anymore, but he is still my baby. We'll have his party on Saturday. He and his friends will dress in their best Army Man gear and celebrate. I'm sending them on a foray! Terrorists (generic bad guys,... Read more
Busy day
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      1 comments

For being early in the month, I have a lot I want to tell y'all! First, I made a new recipe for the family tonight. They like my "regular" chili, so I thought I would make White Chili. Basically, white beans, onions, chilies and chicken. ... Read more
Epiphany!
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

Week 2, Day 1 of the 100 push up challenge. First two sets were 14 pushups each! After my first set of 14, I realized that one short week ago, I was struggling to get 14 pushups (my initial test was 18). And here I was doing SETS of 14 each!!... Read more
Almost did it!
Saturday, February 28, 2009      0 comments

I already went over on my calories two days this week (Sunday - Saturday), so I was planning to stay in today. Of course, breakfast was two pieces of pizza (640 calories) so my work was cut out for me. However, I kept busy with the library, la... Read more
100 Pushups, really!?!?!?
Friday, February 27, 2009      2 comments

Today was day 3 of week one toward my goal of 100 push ups. Dang! The first two days, I was able to do all of the pushups plus more than the minimum on the maximum set. Today, I got to #13, started to push back up (last one, I can do it!!!!).... Read more
What is it with guys and push ups
Thursday, February 26, 2009      1 comments

Well, I did it! I opened my big mouth and told all the guys at work that on April 4th, I would be able to do 100 push ups. THEN, I challenged them to try to match or beat me! AND I dragged my friend (who works there too) into the challenge. ... Read more
Nutrition graphs
Thursday, February 26, 2009      1 comments

Does anyone use the new graphs that are created after entering all of your food in the nutrition tracker? That is the neatest thing!! I'm a complete nerd and LOVE the graphs. The graphs help me see where I need to tweak my food intake to impr... Read more
Working on the goals
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

Did okay on some of my goals, spaced others. Kept forgetting to eat slowly and chew my food. Either I didn't remember until the food was gone, or I remembered half way through. It'll get easier with practice. Stayed in my calorie range t... Read more
Working on the goals
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

Did okay on some of my goals, spaced others. Kept forgetting to eat slowly and chew my food. Either I didn't remember until the food was gone, or I remembered half way through. It'll get easier with practice. Stayed in my calorie range t... Read more
New Goals
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday, I reset my goals on Spark People, for the third time in three months!! I still have the same 3 - 5 pounds (depending on how much I ate/drank the day before) to lose. So, this time, I have 3.6 pounds to lose by April 1st. Here are m... Read more

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