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Festival of the Trails -Mountain Biking Event
Saturday, June 02, 2012      10 comments

This past weekend, my husband and I got away for the first time without the kids (who are now 9 and 7 years old.) We spent our weekend "up north" in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest at a mountain biking festival. The mountain biking tra... Read more
BLC19 - 12 Week Goals
Monday, April 30, 2012      7 comments

My goals for these next 12 weeks: 1. Lose 6 pounds (0.5 pounds per week) (Go from 140.8 pounds to 134.8 pounds) 2. Improve my fitness level (be able to run and bike faster and farther.) To do each of these goals I plan to... 1. Tr... Read more
My 1st Race Ever - Legal Run Around 5k *PICS*
Sunday, March 18, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday I ran my first official race every - a 5K. I had signed myself up for the 5K and my kids up for the kids run. At the last minute, my husband, brother, and his girlfriend decided to run with us. Prior to the event I was very nerv... Read more
MARCH 2012 – Still Committed to a Triathlon
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

Well, I have one month of training in and it’s going well. I’m still really motivated and excited about this goal. I have this blog to help me keep focused and a place to track my training. I want to do my first race ever this month. (My... Read more
Monday, February 06, 2012      7 comments

I’m committing to doing a triathlon this summer… Or rather multiple racing events this summer. If you would have told me a year ago that I’d even be considering this, I wouldn’t have believed you! And now, here I am - knowing I can do this. ... Read more
... so I leave for a cruise on Friday ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      11 comments

I leave for a 7 day cruise on Friday (the ship leaves Saturday) and I'm nervous and excited at the same time. I'm excited to go (of course!) I don't know who is more excited my husband and I or the kids. It has been a few year since we were ... Read more
January 2012: ChaLEAN Extreme and Turbo Jam Hybrid Tracking
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

So in 2012, I want to really focus on being healthy. For January, I want to try to exercise every day. This blog is for my personal tracking of my January plan and progress. I came up with my own hybrid of Turbo Jam (TJ) (Which I've been doin... Read more
Obese to Bikini ** Photos **
Friday, December 30, 2011      14 comments

I never would have thought I’d be wearing a bikini. (Especially never post a photo of myself wearing one on the internet!) I’m going on a cruise at the end of January and I just bought myself a bikini to wear. My cruise is 28 days away as of... Read more
2011 In Review - and 2012 Here I Come!
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      5 comments

emoticon My 2011 Theme: Healthy BMI ... Read more
Donating my too big cloths and 19 other things to do this weekend...
Friday, December 16, 2011      4 comments

This weekend I am going to get rid of ALL my clothes that fit me like a tent. I'm having a hard time finding things that fit me, but I don't want to shop for new clothes yet. If I get rid of all the too big clothes, it will be easier to find s... Read more
Dear My Future Self
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      10 comments

I am writing this blog as I prepare to start The Biggest Loser Challenge on SparkPeople. Right now, I feel stalled in my weight loss – plateaued. I have only lost 0.4 pounds in the last 4 weeks. I'm so close to a healthy BMI and I can't get t... Read more
My 1st Group Fitness Class - A Success
Friday, December 09, 2011      4 comments

So I've been paying for a Y membership for over a year now. I had joined because it saved me money on the programs my kids were in (swimming, gymnastics, soccer, cheerleading). Right now the kids are not taking anything and I've been "throwi... Read more
BLC 17 Tracking Thread - Entire 12 week challenge
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      1 comments

I didn't want to lose this information, and thought it would be nice to refer back to - so here is my tracking thread post for the past 12 weeks. Overall, I lost 10.5 inches and 8.8 pounds in the past 12 weeks. NAME: Joy(nell) START WEI... Read more
BLC17 - Week 12 - Giving Thanks - FINAL WEEK!!!!
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      1 comments

The final week of BLC 17 has come. The fact that the challenge is almost over is bitter sweet. 11/23/11 - Wednesday - Weigh In day: No change in my weight this week - hopefully it's just water weight from being in the humidity of the indo... Read more
BLC17 - Week 11 - A Pirates Life For Me
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

Wednesday - 11/16/11 - Weigh In Day: I'm down 0.8 pounds this week! I reviewed my week and I was not very committed to exercising. I need to change this for the rest of the challenge - my goal is to finish strong! Scott leaves today for deer... Read more

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