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Happy New Year & update!

Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

I am 8 weeks into my pregnancy now! We have told all of the family & just announced it to the world today! I have done really well over the past couple of weeks. I ... Read more

Day #17: Work, work, work.

Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

I have worked a lot this week. We are short staffed & they are paying good money for overtime, so I am working extra this weekend, too. Since I have been working so much & my job is very active (I hardly get to sit), I have done minimal car... Read more

Day #13: Well, THAT'S a game changer...

Monday, December 10, 2012      6 comments

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Day #11: ROCKED the gym today!

Saturday, December 08, 2012      8 comments

After no gym yesterday & just a few measly squats and calf raises (refer to yesterday's blog), I ROCKED the gym today! Tomorrow is my rest day, so I thought, why not really push myself today and earn that rest day? That's just what I did! -... Read more

Day #10: Does crazy housework count for exercise?

Friday, December 07, 2012      9 comments

Today was sooooo busy! I went to my MIL's house & helped her get ready for the annual extended family Christmas get together she is hosting tomorrow. From noon until seven we worked non stop with no sitting breaks. I baked (did not taste though,... Read more

Day #9: Hungry, tired, and motivated!

Thursday, December 06, 2012      4 comments

Today I woke up hungry & tired. I didn't sleep well last night. I woke up 5 times during the night off and on & thankfully fell right back to sleep, but it still disrupted my sleep pattern. Even though I was hungry & really wanted to eat the who... Read more

Day #9: Boring Treadmill Fix!

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      5 comments

I enjoy walking & the pace of the elliptical, but I have found the treadmill or elliptical boring unless I was doing something else at the same time (back when I was in school I would study notes while I walked). Then I read that to get the most... Read more

Days #7 & 8: Naughty & Nice

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      2 comments

The good news: CARDIO: 35 min & approx 250 calories ST: 30 min focus on legs, light on arms Stretching! The bad news: NUTRITION: Really well all day & no sugar until last night after dinner when I ate a slice of cheesecake, 4 ... Read more

10 Reasons I'm Not Waiting Until January (Welcome December!)

Saturday, December 01, 2012      15 comments

If you are reading this, chances are the you are either committed to a healthy routine or heading that direction. Here is some motivation for you! 10 Reasons I'm Not Waiting Until January To Start Treating My Body Right: 1. If I treat ... Read more

Day #5: Using a bad day as motivation to workout!

Friday, November 30, 2012      2 comments

You know those days where you feel bigger, flabbier & ickier than your "starting" point? Today was one of those days. It might have had something to do with the cheese dip & salty chips last night... or maybe it was the pancake, sausage & bacon?... Read more

Day #4: pre-birthday dinner & arms

Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

Tomorrow is my birthday, so since I am signed up for free birthday stuff (google it!), we went to IHOP & I got a free entree and then we went to Chili's & I got a free queso/salsa/chips appetizer. I split both of these with hubby & ended up eati... Read more

Day #3: a painful rear end.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      6 comments

My bum & thighs are so sore! I am taking this as a positive indication that the last 3 days have been productive! Today: - CARDIO: Treadmill 15 min - ST: 30 min ab workout with medicine ball, 5 lb weights, oblique machine & "ab coaster"... Read more

Gym Day #1... and you guys ROCK!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      7 comments

Do you guys know how encouraging you are?!? I signed onto SP this evening only to find several very encouraging comments on my blog entry from yesterday. Thank you for all of the kind words and support! You made my day! :) I got up and went... Read more

Time for a come back!

Monday, November 26, 2012      9 comments

It's been a while, SparkFriends! The past year has been full of mountains and valleys. MOUNTAIN: Last September, in the middle of a Jamie Eason challenge, I stumbled upon a website that claimed that butter is healthy and should not be... Read more

1/2 off at Whole Foods coupon (today only)!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      3 comments

I found this sweet Living Social deal today! $10 for $20 credit to any Whole Foods store. Woohoo! Love it when I find great healthy deals! This deal must be purchased today, but is valid for use until 12/13/11. Valid @ any Whole Foods store... Read more


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