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One ____ closer
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      2 comments

My new motto is one ____ closer t o being where I want to be. My workout with my trainer is one hour. It is the hardest thing I have ever done, even harder than Marine Corps boot camp but when working out I am one rep closer, one crunch closer,... Read more
90 day countdown
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

The girls at work and I have set a goal to lose as much weight as we can in 90 days. We have weighed ourselves and taken pictures .. I signed up with a personal trainer, a first for me, but I believe it will help me finally reach my goals... ... Read more
Day 3
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

Well, today is day three. Changed up the exercise to water walking. Definitely feel better and it wasn't so hard on my knees. I was able to do some exercises for my lower body that are basically impossible on dry land. Will be checking out h... Read more
Day 2
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      1 comments

Well, today is day 2. Watched what I ate today and walked on the treadmill for 20 minutes. Plan on doing the 20 minutes this entire week. Feeling pretty sore and definitely need to make sure I eat a snack before I work out as I was feeling l... Read more
My proudest moment during this challenge
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      5 comments

I would have to say that my proudest moment was when I decided to take a Zumba class. I forced myself to go in there and do the class. Now I have ordered the DVDs so I can not only learn to do it correctly but because my schedule is so strange... Read more
Zumba DVDs
Thursday, April 21, 2011      2 comments

I ordered my zumba DVDs today. Thanks to my DH who graciously bought them for me. I just can't seem to bring myself to go back to class right now. I can do a jazzercise class no problem, the moves just come right back, but those zumba moves ... Read more
Five things I am looking forward to when I hit my goal weight
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      6 comments

My group has a challenge to come up with five things I am looking forward to when I hit my goal weight. They are as follows: 1. Feeling better about myself. 2. Able to buy clothes off the misses rack. 3. Having more energy. 4. Fe... Read more
Zumba class
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      4 comments

Okay, I did it, I went to my first Zumba class. Let me first say it was actually really fun and I am really out of shape!! The instructor told me afterwards to just try and get the feel of the music down before really trying to master the move... Read more
Pushing a little more...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      5 comments

Working now on pushing myself a little more. Just checked into Zumba classes at the local athletic club where I can get 10 zumba classes for $50. I will be able to go at least twice a week and that will push my exercise level up another notch.... Read more
Pushing myself...
Monday, April 04, 2011      2 comments

The greatest challenge I have had to losing weight is myself. I don't push myself, I make excuses not to go exercise, and I have a hard time sticking with it. I now have three challenges in front of me this year. The first challenge is... Read more
Valuable lesson learned!!!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      4 comments

Last week I did so well on drinking my water, getting my exercise in, eating well, and generally feeling pretty good. Yesterday I had a rather hard fall off the wagon... McDonald's for lunch, Pizza Hut for dinner, not enough water. Oh my word... Read more
Sunday, June 28, 2009      5 comments

I was so excited this morning to get on the scale and see it go down even more to below 250. That was my June goal and I was despairing of meeting it!! Now my new goal is to get below 240 by the end of July. Watching the numbers go down is gr... Read more
Friday, April 10, 2009      5 comments

I am finally watching my weight go in the right direction, down. I have taken charge of my weight loss and I will not sabotage it in any way which is something I tend to do. I also will not let my husband sabotage it which I also allow to happ... Read more
Starting a new month.
Sunday, February 01, 2009      1 comments

Well, didn't do too bad for January. I watched my eating except the last week was very hard. I can start and then lose my willpower or whatever you want to call it. I have been better about making sure I eat before I go to the grocery store s... Read more
Halfway through the first month.
Sunday, January 18, 2009      2 comments

Well, I am halfway through the first month. So far the only thing that I have accomplished is not eating as much. I really need to get my exercise and water in. My job is a work from home, sit in front of the computer, and not move very much ... Read more

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