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Cooking Class (cont)
Thursday, May 05, 2016      1 comments

Last night we met at the grocery store and they took us through and showed us what to look for. Reading nutrition labels, ingredients, cost variances, how to modify (ex if you have canned veggies instead of buying full salt you can buy the no s... Read more
Cooking Class!
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      3 comments

Tonight is my son and I's cooking class. The school is doing a 7 week healthy cooking class for families. If you attend all the sessions then you get a kitchen knife plus the recipe book. They teach the kids healthy eating and how to chop, sl... Read more
Dinner Solution
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      4 comments

I have the problem of getting home and making dinner on time before hubby goes to bed. He gets aggravated if the dinner plan takes too long to make so instead of eating out nightly, I've decided he can cook. He gets home at 1p so he has plenty... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016      5 comments

I'm dragging today. I need to work on getting to bed on time. I have a bad habit of once my son goes to bed of staying up later to relax. So I end up going to bed around 11:30p/12a. Last night I pushed myself to go to bed at 10:30p but I sti... Read more
Fitness classes
Friday, April 22, 2016      2 comments

Well lately I've been going at 12:30p to workout with my boss but I've realized that I stick to workouts better if I go at 11:45a to a class at noon. I need the accountability that classes provide. Plus I enjoy the music and the classes are al... Read more
Target Heart Rate
Thursday, April 14, 2016      2 comments

My Target Heart Rate Results: 55%: 126 bpm 60%: 131 bpm 65%: 137 bpm 70%: 142 bpm 75%: 148 bpm 80%: 153 bpm 85%: 159 bpm These numbers seem low to me. When I'm on the elliptical if I put my hands on the monitor, my heart r... Read more
Cardio Ideas
Thursday, April 14, 2016      2 comments

Since I seem to be stuck in a workout rut, I'm copying the list from the article Over 110 Cardio Workouts so I can remember what other choices there are: Anything from the extensive list below that meets the intensity and time guidelines ab... Read more
Revision Again
Monday, August 17, 2015      5 comments

OK so I revised my reward list as I had put down I would get a new fitbit at 3 pounds lost and wellll I got a new one this weekend. Work changed its position on getting discounts on our health insurance. They want us to record throughout the ... Read more
Goal Setting...Again! ;P
Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

I need to set some goals again and rewards... I have a hard time rewarding myself when I meet small milestones along my weight loss journey. So this time I'm sticking to it. I need to lose 8 pounds so here goes.. 3 pounds lost...... Read more
Seattle Part II
Friday, June 12, 2015      8 comments

Tomorrow begins our family road trip to Seattle. I need to plan my meals accordingly as on the road snacking is treacherous! So my meal plan for tomorrow is: Breakfast (at home) greek yogurt Snacks: Banana, apples, baby carrots Lunch... Read more
Long Term Goals Revisited
Friday, May 22, 2015      5 comments

My long term goals are: Take the weight off and keep it off! Stay active. Update my computer skills. Take classes in big data analysis possibly work on an MBA. ... Read more
Total weight lost since 2005 with Sparkpeople
Wednesday, May 13, 2015      5 comments

The total weight lost thus far is 50 pounds which equates to a Siberian Husky who generally weigh around 50 pounds. Crazy. Just 7 more to go! ... Read more
My go to pre workout snack is...
Monday, May 11, 2015      4 comments

Water and a banana. Bananas don't make me feel sick or have an upset tummy when exercising so I stick with that at least 30 min prior to working out.... Read more
clothes shopping
Thursday, April 30, 2015      6 comments

Makes me feel tired as I usually cant find a style I like or works for my body Type. So since I have a sewing machine sitting in my closet I vaguely know how to use, I signed up for a skirt making class on Craftly. Just got the free pattern in... Read more
100 Reasons to Exercise
Monday, March 30, 2015      3 comments

I copied this from a Spark article. Good to remember... 100 Reasons to Exercise Now Because it makes you feel confident Because it helps you get stronger Because exercise helps combat depression Because you'll feel proud of ... Read more

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