Back to school, back to healthy lifesty.e
I have been very busy this summer; hence, I have not concentrated on my healthy lifestyle as much as I would have liked, I consider September the beginning of school, a new beginning for me.
I am going to put forth a concentrated effort to ... Read more
Today I start over in Spark people, I have had some real pressure and stress in my life, I feel like I am out of control; hence, today I start over with Spark People, it has worked in the past, it will work again.... Read more
Vacation without weight gain
I just returned from vacation on the beach with a large group of individuals.
Whereas the choices of foods were not always the best, by using exercise, portion control, and good snacking habits I was able to vacation for an entire week wit... Read more
Sticking with the exercise
last May I finished my Bachelor's degree, at that time I realized I needed to kick up the exercise. I did, I added additional walking and water aerobics to my exercise routine. Last month I started adding weights and Krank class, and I joined... Read more
Walking at Hobble Creek
This weekend my family went camping albeit a very quick trip. We went to one of our favorite spots, Hobble Creek. Hobble Creek is slightly east and south of the Salt Lake Valley where I live. As it is east, it is in the foothills, thus it is ... Read more
Finally a compliment
Today while I was traveling on business I saw a person who was not aware I had been trying to lose weight. When I saw about to leave she said.... Donna, have you lost weight? You look absolutely great! Wow!! my first compliment from someone... Read more
A few years ago (actually 14 years ago) I started water aerobics, I went one time per week.
I love water aerobics, I even became an instructor; however, I have never taught. But I LOVE water aerobics. When I began college I found that I c... Read more
I have to write this blog about walking. Several years ago, I believe I weighed close to 235 I decided after being hospitalized for high blood pressure that walking was the only thing I could do to get my health back.
I started walking aro... Read more
For years now I have believed that I would NEVER have a healthy BMI, today I suddenly realized that only 4 pounds and I will be officially OVERWEIGHT, and not OBESE, while this may not be good news to some... to me it is absolutely wonderful new... Read more
Today I woke up and realized that my healthy lifestyle is paying off. I literally feel great! It's been a long time since I've been able to say that. What a good feeling, even adds to the desire to continue with the healthy lifestyle. ... Read more
A Promise to myself
Today's Monday, another week ahead, I go on vacation this week. However, I will continue my healthy lifestyle while on vacation, this is a promise I make to myself. ... Read more
Woo Hoo for me
Woo Hoo, Woo Hoo, today my diploma for a Bachelor of Science in Business Management came in the mail. I am so excited, the culmination of a lot of very hard work. ... Read more
A Promise to myself
I am starting a new plan. Will work harder on my exercise constantly exercising each day. In addition I will give up salad dressing on my salads at least for a few months, lemon juice is my new dressing of choice. Work at my portion distortio... Read more
3 New Goals
Three new goals for me.
Walk/jog 3 times per week 5 miles at least one time
Take my vitamins every day and drink no soda work toward water with no additives (crystal light)
Graduated with BSBM, now on to a Masters and more account... Read more
Just a quick entry, I have been a member since June 9th, soon it will be five months, I have lost 23 lbs by my calculations.
I am finally starting to see some VERY positive results, my body is changing for the better and my spirits and outl... Read more