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PiYo Cert and self-confidence

Monday, November 17, 2014      0 comments

I got my PiYo cert yesterday. The instructor posted a video of the class and to my chagrin I looked even bigger than I felt. I'm very disturbed. I'm hoping that it gives me the motivation I need to make the changes I have not been able to acc... Read more

Here I go!

Monday, August 01, 2011      0 comments

He's 2 months old and I'm getting back in the swing of things. I don't feel a whole lot of self-confidence about how I look right now, but I am self-confident that I can get my pre-baby body back and look even better than before. I've started ... Read more

He's here and I'm almost back:)--3 more weeks to go!

Monday, June 13, 2011      0 comments

My baby is 3 weeks today. He was born a healthy 8 lb. 1.6 oz. I have been cleared to go on walks and do some ab work. 3 more weeks until I can hit the gym again. People can't believe I'm already up and moving around. I contribute that to a ... Read more

Zumba Mami- Literally:)

Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

I'm very sad. This Wed. is the last time I get to teach my Zumba class until Sept. I will be just about 8 months along. I hope to keep going to the class until baby comes. I did however commit to teach at a fundraiser on May 6th--17 days bef... Read more

Not going MIA

Thursday, April 07, 2011      2 comments

Just thought I'd let my Spark friends know that I did not go MIA. I am using spark's sister, babyfit, during my pregnancy. I have a little over 6 weeks to go until we have our fourth little one. This has been a bear of a pregnancy and very ha... Read more

steppin' it up a notch

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      1 comments

Cheesy line--yup, for sure. I taught MY first step class today. Oh, I've taught step before, but just as a sub. My friend and I are swapping days and she will teach zumba on one of my cardio groove days and I am taking one of her step class d... Read more

Checkin in on my own bootcamp

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      2 comments

So I am way excited. I have done really well with my eating in calorie range and drinking my eight a day--Lost 3 lbs so far. I am almost to my 5 for the month and it is in the first week. This is the 5 though that I shed fast. The next 5 are... Read more

My own bootcamp challenge

Monday, February 22, 2010      0 comments

here it goes--I announced it to my exercise class this morning. I am going to lose 20 lbs in 4 months. That is a healthy 5 lbs a month reaching my 120 lb goal (for the first time since I was 23) by June 22nd--just in time for swimsuit season. ... Read more

2010-last chance before life changes drastically

Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

Well, here it comes again--Another fresh start. I love a new year! My husband always says why do it tomorrow when you can do it today! I have tried to live by that, but there is just something refreshing about a new year. We are planni... Read more

Winter Blues or just withdrawals from endorphins?

Saturday, December 19, 2009      1 comments

I'm sick. I've been sick for over a week now. I have only gotten to exercise one hour and ended up with an inhaler stuck up my mouth trying to get air into my lungs. My poor kids think that a monster has infected their mom and my self-esteem ... Read more

Healthy Eating Challenge Brilliance!

Friday, October 30, 2009      1 comments

I am a genius! That's what I decided recently anyway when I came up with a brilliant plan to nip my unhealthy habit of snacking on sweets and not being able to say no to any dessert. We know we do better when we have a partner in crime, so I c... Read more

My second 6 miler

Sunday, May 17, 2009      1 comments

So I decided not to do the running group yet, but I went out again on a Saturday morning and did my six miles. It was awesome! It's so hard when you are out there to not let those negative thoughts go through your mind. I'm halfway across tow... Read more

Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Challenge

Monday, May 04, 2009      0 comments

I have to say that I was ready for another challenge again. Many of you read my blog after I got back and had a hard time finding motivation. I have done better, but I'm still not back all the way. My food journal has been spotty at best. I ... Read more

Running anyway

Tuesday, April 21, 2009      2 comments

So this morning I feel like I overcame alot of odds to complete my exercise regime. My DH decided that he was going to leave to go to work the same time that I always run. So, I got up and ran a 1/2 hour earlier than usual. I didn't get to go... Read more

glutton for punishment?

Saturday, April 18, 2009      0 comments

So, some know that I just started running again after a long hiatus. Had knee prblms broke kmy leg yadayada. I've only been running around 3 miles days a week to get started. Last week was the first week that I ran on a Saturday (yahoo!). I'... Read more

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