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First Day at the Gym

Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

Over the weekend my dear husband purchased a family membership at the local LA Fitness. Today after work DH went with me to the gym to look it over and become acquainted. The membership is in DH's name so I can only go as his guest. I am not s... Read more

May 21, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

Today in The Woodlands is the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas Triathlon. This is a 2/4 swim in the lake, 112 mile bike course, and then a 26.2 mile run. I am thinking "Wow" for all those participants and hoping that the race goes well for every... Read more

Thoughts I had Today While Exercising

Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Today I lifted weights and did hills on the treadmill. As I was doing this, my eyes would continually look to see how many calories I was burning. I was wondering if by I would burn as many calories walking hills as when I do a slow jog. I ha... Read more

First 10K Virtual Race

Friday, April 15, 2011      1 comments

This morning I completed my first 10k virtual race in 84 minutes. That is about a 14 minute mile. Wanted to have a faster time but overall very pleased that I finished the 10K. I actually thought about not even doing it until I remember that I... Read more

Time to Recommit

Wednesday, March 09, 2011      0 comments

Today I am getting back on track. I had a 5 day period where I was being very good about keeping track of exercise and food intake. Five days is very good for me. Then the weekend happened and we went out to eat on Saturday and Sunday. I bak... Read more

Splenda or Sugar

Friday, March 04, 2011      6 comments

A friend of mine recommended that I start reading Oxygen Magazine. I sent my husband to the bookstore to pick me up a copy of the February issue. The magazine has a lot on body building - lifting weights and clean eating. I am not sure what ... Read more

Time to Recommit

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      0 comments

It is the start of a new month and it is time to re-evaluate my goals which are going nowhere fast. Mainly because I am not using Spark People the way I should. I am not being accountable to myself by writing down my food intake or my fitness.... Read more

The End of 2010 and the Muffin Top

Friday, December 31, 2010      1 comments

I did not meet my goals this year. Whine, whine, whine!!! emoticon What do I expect when I am not consistent in ... Read more

Halloween Candy too Great a Temptation

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      3 comments

I thought I was strong and could resist the temptation of having the Halloween candy in the house. Last week during my grocery shopping I happened to go down the candy aisle. Candy was not on my grocery list but as I was walking down the aisl... Read more

Walk off every Bulge Challenge Wrap up

Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

Well, October 15 was the last day for my walk off every bulge challenge. I did not lose 10 pounds. Good news. I lost 5. Yea me. Here are some things I learned - 1. Keeping the food journal is a must. I had problems in this area. It... Read more

Walk off every Bulge - Day 25

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Well, I am still having problems with staying within the calorie range on my plan. I have had some weight loss - 4 pounds. I have 6 pounds to go. I did have some weak moments today. My husband usually cooks supper for me. Today he ha... Read more

Day 34 - Walk off Every Bulge

Sunday, September 12, 2010      0 comments

This past week was brutal with regards to staying in my calorie range. These were the obstacles that were put before me. 1. Birthday party for fellow employee. We went out to eat at this new Mexican food restaurant. Then we had homem... Read more

40 Days - Walking off Every Bulge

Monday, September 06, 2010      0 comments

I decided the change the title of my challenge to "Walk off Every Bulge". I decided to count down to the end date of my challenge. As of today, I have 40 days to go. Thus the new name. Yesterday (Sunday) I was so proud of myself. I staye... Read more

Day 3/4 - Walk off Every Bulge

Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

Wow!!! I did not know how many calories were in a blizzard. My husband knows my weakness. Just say - Dairy Queen and I am all for a blizzard. Now, I am embarrassed to say that I asked about the new size the Dairy Queen has been advertising. ... Read more

Day 2 - Walk off Every Bulge

Friday, September 03, 2010      1 comments

1. Way over calories intake goal. emoticon 2. I did record all intake of food. Yea for me!!! I think this is v... Read more

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