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Over 34 weeks into my pregnancy! Can't believe the day for my very first baby to arrive is almost here. Are we ready? No, not really. I think emotionally we are. Mentally and physically? Well, considering we don't even have a car seat for ... Read more
Well, I haven't been doing much on SparkPeople lately. I've been feeling exhausted, too tired to do much physical activity. Guess why? I'm pregnant! Woo hoo! We had been trying for over a year. After getting my thyroid hormones under contr... Read more
Wow, I didn't realize it had been three weeks since I last posted. Well, I finished the Swimsuit Bootcamp workout, though we were out of town for the last week and I kinda fell off the wagon there. I haven't posted a new pic yet because I want... Read more
So the "vacation" definitely got me side-tracked. I haven't done a Swimsuit Bootcamp workout in a week! Holy cow! I sure have some catching up to do. :) I did run 5 miles yesterday and did a little lifting, and I'm definitely feeling it. J... Read more
Russ and I are heading to Florida tomorrow to go to his friend Joe's wedding. Road trip. 14 hours in the car each way. Sitting still. Snacking constantly - to stay awake, because of boredom, and because you never feel quite full unless you j... Read more
So I stepped on the scale this morning...
So I stepped on the scale this morning and it said 125!!! That's my goal weight! Now, my weight tends to fluctuate by a few pounds, so I'm sure tomorrow it will be back at 128 or so, but still, woo hoo!!!
Now that the scale says what I wa... Read more
Well I joined the Swimsuit Bootcamp team. I gotta get ready for Ruthie's wedding! Not for the wedding actually, but home = Florida = BEACH = SWIMSUIT!!! I haven't worn a swimsuit in public since last summer when we went to the lake and that w... Read more
Cholesterol and thyroid stuff
I just got my results back from my labs! I'm so excited! My thyroid levels are totally normal now, TSH at 1.5! (It was over 100 before!).
In addition, my cholesterol is totally awesome now! A thyroid imbalance can make you have high cho... Read more
New Spark Team
I just made a Spark Team for people who love Shaklee products. If you've never heard of Shaklee, it's a company with over 50 years in business. Their products range from nutritional supplements and weight loss to green cleaning products to bea... Read more
Well I've decided to start racing. That's right. I'm becoming a runner. Now understand, my body is not designed to run. I have wide hips so my legs don't go straight up and down unless I'm standing with my feet about 12 inches apart, lol. ... Read more
Well I made some bad choices yesterday. I was doing alright at the start - Russ made me a homemade egg, ham, and cheese bagel before I headed off to my muster. Once there, I avoided the donuts at least, but got some fruit, a mini cinnamon roll... Read more
Gotta get back on track
So this week wasn't such a hot week for exercising. But that's ok, I'll get back on track this week. I'm planning on planting my flower beds this week and getting some veggie plants! I'm thinking tomatoes for sure, and a bunch of herbs. I'd ... Read more
Woo hoo, I just got the 2500 point trophy! I love SparkPoints :) I think it's great that you can earn them for doing all sorts of healthy things - tracking your food, tracking your fitness, educating yourself by reading articles and emails, lo... Read more
I just love my Zumba class at the gym. It's so much fun and I'm totally sweating after! The best part is that there are so many people in the class that I can disappear and shake my moneymaker without feeling self-conscious, lol.... Read more
So my "skinny jeans" are a junior's size 7-8. The jeans I'm wearing right now are also a size 8, but it's a night and day difference. Well, the other day I tried them on. I ZIPPED THEM UP! I had to suck in my stomach to do it, but I DID IT! ... Read more