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Major life stuff

Monday, November 12, 2012      1 comments

I haven't been to the gym in 12 days. There is a huge explanation for it. On Thursday Nov 1, while I was attending an all day training seminar an hour north of where I live, my husband was talking on the phone to his mother, who lives 2 hours... Read more

I met a weight loss celebrity!

Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

Tonight I went to the gym and met Jeremy! The Season 13 Biggest Loser winner!!! The posters had been up for a week or 2, advertising that he would be there. I was worried he may not make it with the weather on the East coast being what it ... Read more

Recommend Your Scale

Sunday, October 28, 2012      4 comments

Ugh! I hate digital scales. A couple years ago we bought one and it seemed to do ok, until it started giving us wonky numbers (we'd step on, step off and back on again, and the weight would be like 4 or 6 pounds different) so we changed the b... Read more

halloween party

Sunday, October 28, 2012      1 comments

Lots of fun last night at a friend's halloween party. Lots of fun means a little bit of alcohol and some junk food, but I tried to eat more of the healthier foods and less of the sweets. I had some chili and some mac and cheese, a few vegg... Read more

Great Day-food choices-willpower-gym!

Sunday, October 21, 2012      0 comments

So I managed to eat healthier while we were out than I thought I would be able to. When we met my MIL at the diner for brunch I ordered a cobb salad. it had way more bacon and blue cheese than I thought it would, but I logged it as best as I ... Read more

lazy weekend

Sunday, October 21, 2012      0 comments

didn't make it to the gym on Saturday as planned, but was productive around the house with laundry. I did go to a craft fair where I said NO to cookies and candies! yay! but then my hubby went to sbway on his way home from the gym and brought ... Read more

3 days in a row!

Friday, October 19, 2012      2 comments

3 days in a row I went to the gym after work. Tuesday I did 16 minutes on the elliptical, and some work on my arms. Wednesday I did 35 minutes on the elliptical and abs! Thursday every time I laughed I felt it in my abs so I know I did we... Read more

Love my gym

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      1 comments

So happy! I was feeling tired and rundown today at the end of my work day. All I wanted to do was crawl into bed and sleep. But as I was driving home (half hour commute on a good day, 45 minutes on a bad one) I recalled something I had ... Read more

After 1 week.....

Saturday, October 13, 2012      0 comments

They gym opened last Friday. I have been to it 4 times. (every second day) I've increased the amount of time I spent on the elliptical machine every day. (finally made it to 30 mins yesterday- plus 3 minutes of cool down) I think I'll stil... Read more

ugh- Buffets are not safe places

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      1 comments

Went shopping with the hubster after work today- looking for halloween costumes. HATE the plus size selection at that store! Only about 12 costumes to choose from, none that would be appropriate for work, and none that would pair well with somet... Read more

Small steps

Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

Went to the gym Saturday. A little bummed that I couldn't make it longer than 20 minutes on the elliptical machine. And I also struggled to do 30 pounds on the tricep pull down when I used to be able to do 70. But, I am proud of myself, becau... Read more

Getting back on track

Saturday, October 06, 2012      3 comments

So things sort of fell apart. I just got lazy and fell into too many bad habits. Spending way too much time in front of the tv or computer and eating too much junk. I'm almost back up to my highest weight ever, which is not a fun place to ... Read more

so guess what I did?

Thursday, March 24, 2011      3 comments

I know I've been away from spark people for a couple months, but there is a fantastically amazing explanation for at least part of it. I have joined a roller derby league! It is so much fun and such hard work. my thighs and calves and abs are... Read more

recognizing why I eat this way

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      0 comments

well not really the whole day... I started off without breakfast. bad choice I know, but I had to leave earlier than I had anticipated since my morning commute wound up being longer due to the LOVELY (ugh) weather conditions the North East is ... Read more

how simple chicken soup became an adventure

Sunday, January 16, 2011      4 comments

I decided to make soup today. I thought I'd make a chicken noodle soup. I started by sauteeing some onions, celery, carrots and garlic in a little bit of olive oil. then I added a pinch of ginger for some kick I poured some 99% fat free chic... Read more


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