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Moving Forward!

Thursday, April 29, 2010      5 comments

I had 2 high calorie days in a row...Darn it! I was feeling a little discouraged. I haven't slipped 2 days in a row before. But I read a great article on Spark - 1 Step Back, 2 steps Forward. So I will move on today - within my calorie range.... Read more

Walk at Work Day

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      4 comments

Since today is National Walk at Work Day, I am wearing my grey and lavender Shape Up shoes along with grey pants and a lavender top. I am going to see how many of my co-workers I can get to walk with me. We have a small park near our office wh... Read more

Pedometer Thoughts

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      3 comments

I have lost my trusty pedometer. It is a great pedometer-an Omron. I looked all over to find a good pedometer for me. It is large, has a safety clip, and I can wear it at my waist or in my pocket. Since I got it I have worn it every day and f... Read more

The Day After

Sunday, April 25, 2010      5 comments

The race was great. Weather was cold and windy -- especially since we walked all around the periphery of a lake. DH was supposed to walk with me, but he caught the competitive spirit and walked full out..I couldn't keep up with him. He said h... Read more

I Did It!

Saturday, April 24, 2010      10 comments

I did it in 48:04 my personal best! I feel good!... Read more

I'm Excited!

Saturday, April 24, 2010      4 comments

When I signed up for the mud hen 5k I didn't realize how nervous I would be on the day of. The race is in 3 hours and my tummy is churning. I don't know why...I'm not competing for any great times or anything. I just want to finish and not m... Read more

Getting Ready!

Friday, April 23, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow is the Mud Hen 5K. I'm excited but worried too. It is pouring, and I mean pouring. My DH and his friend went out to walk at 10 like they do every day and he came back soaked. Really soaked. Shoes, socks, raincoat, hat, and even his... Read more

This is Starting to Feel Normal!

Thursday, April 22, 2010      7 comments

After 9 months of increasing my physical activity and changing my eating habits, I have to say that this is beginning to feel like the norm. I don't have to think as much about my choices of food. My appetite is now directing me towards health... Read more

Keeping it Moderate!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

I've backed down on my exercise and activity a little this week. First of all, the training plan I have for walking the 5k on Saturday has me only walking 30 min a day this week so I am following it. Second, the ITB Syndrome is getting a littl... Read more

Interesting Comparison

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      8 comments

Tonight DH and I went out to Applebee's for his birthday dinner. My treat! I got the WW chicken dijon with portabello mushrooms, a glass of white wine and a hot fudge shooter. I really splurged for 828 calories for dinner, but only 1648 for t... Read more

Bits and Pieces

Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

After 3 weeks, I lost another pound. emoticon I didn't let the little plateau bother me. I know I am losing... Read more

Good Start to the Day

Friday, April 16, 2010      6 comments

I found out that our application for Long Term Care Insurance was accepted! emoticon Four years ago I was den... Read more

Exercise Helps

Thursday, April 15, 2010      9 comments

I had a horrible day at work and when I got home, DH didn't want to hear about it. All he wanted to talk about was His stuff. He even got mad at me for talking to him about my concerns. So....I went to my Master's swim class and swam my heart... Read more

No More Promises!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      10 comments

Last week I bought 2 bags of Dove dark chocolate Promises on special at the grocery store. I did really well for a couple of days, just eating 1 or 2 of the little "more healthy" chocolates, but then I went crazy and ate about 10 of them. So y... Read more

What WAS I Thinking?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      9 comments

Last night I went to the fridge for an apple. We were out. All I wanted was an apple. I couldn't go to the store because we were having somone come over to estimate a painting job on our house....So I ate ice cream, PB, chocolate and bread. ... Read more

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