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1 - Month Results

Sunday, December 15, 2013      3 comments

I'm four weeks in on the Spark 8-week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge. I have been trying to not eat the food that co-workers have been bringing in to the office. And, when I do, I try to pick the healthier options. I have also been limiting my g... Read more

Reality Check

Sunday, November 24, 2013      4 comments

On November 11th, I participated in an optional health screening offered through my employer. Weight, height, blood pressure, and bloodwork were taken. The results were available 72 hours later. Many of them were what I expected. I have recently... Read more

January 2012

Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

After starting 2011 at 169, I started on a low-dose (25 mcg) of Synthroid and, over the course of the year, gained back the weight I had lost in 2010 and then some. I began this year weighing 189.4 on New Year's Day. I sucked it up and changed m... Read more

Week in Review

Sunday, February 06, 2011      9 comments

This week I made it to the gym 4 out of 4 days. SInce I have evening class on Mondays, I am no longer able to go over with my family. Instead, I've been going over late morning/early afternoon. The rest of the time, we go over as a family. ... Read more

Progress Pics

Friday, February 04, 2011      16 comments

Here is the series of pictures my hubby took of me last January: At that time, I weighed 173-ish pounds and was around 37% body fat. I never had other pictures ta... Read more

January Recap

Wednesday, February 02, 2011      4 comments

1/1/11 stats Weight: 169.6 lb BMI: 28.2 BF%: 33.6% Water: 48.3% Neck: 13.5” Bicep: 12” Chest: 38” Waist: 33” Hips: 41” Thigh: 24” Calf: 14” 1/31/11 stats Weight: 168 lb (-1.6) BMI: 28 (-.2) BF%: 33.4% ... Read more

Cardio Circuit Class #4 Re-write

Wednesday, February 02, 2011      3 comments

For some reason, when I submitted my last blog, I got an error message telling me to not use HTML in my entry. Funny thing is I didn’t use HTML. When I clicked “go back,” my entry was GONE. So, here I go again… Last Wednesday, hubby an... Read more

Circuit Training Week 3

Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

We're having so much fun torturing ourselves, we went back for more circuit training class on 1/21. The instructor is awesome. He gave us an intro to this week's exercises and it was go-time. We had 9 people in class this week, so he added an ex... Read more

Potential 2011 Running Events

Thursday, January 20, 2011      6 comments

2/19/11- Frostbite 5-Miler: My hubby and I are planning on running this together. I generally don't enjoy running in the cold; so, it will be interesting to see how the elements are the morning of the race. We may want to invest in a pair of Yak... Read more

Killah Circuit Training

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

Hubby and I went back to circuit training class on 1/14. The instructor remembered us and welcomed us back. He gave us an intro to this week's exercises and then it was time to crank the music and get on with it. We did the following exerci... Read more

I Think I'm In Love...

Saturday, January 08, 2011      4 comments

even if it means I'm signing up for getting my arse kicked every week. Back in September, my son and I started taking PunkRope classes at the Abington-YMCA on Wednesday nights. Then, they did some renovations and our class got relocated to ... Read more

First Blog of the New Year

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      7 comments

I recommitted myself to living a healthy lifestyle in January 2010 and recently celebrated my emoticon. At that ti... Read more

Changing Things Up a Bit

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

Back in February, my family and I joined the YMCA. At that time, we were going about three times per week. I was doing strength training along with 30-45 minutes of cardio/cross-training. Then hubby and I started our running training in April. W... Read more

Atlantic City 10k Race Report

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

Over the summer, hubby and I began building up our mileage on our long runs to prepare for a 10k we were considering doing in November. In August, while talking with some of my hubby’s family members who live in Brigantine, NJ, we learned of the... Read more

Legs for Lindsey 5k Race Report

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Legs for Lindsey benefits Sebastian Riding Associates which is a therapeutic program includes children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities. The focus of the program is a safe, fun, and healthy approach to ... Read more


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