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My experience with The Plan (the first 20 days menu)
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      7 comments

I had not heard of this until the past few months. I had to buy the book and read about it for myself. The description of the person who has tried everything and just couldn't lose weight fit me to a T. I picked a date to start and I haven't loo... Read more
Monday, June 10, 2013      3 comments

BLC22 SMART Goals My Goals are: 1. I will lose 12 pounds, an average of one pound a week, by August 28, 2013. My final weigh-in will be 199.2 or less. 2. I will be able to run a 5K by August 28th. 3. I will lose 2 inches or more arou... Read more
BLC22 Goals
Friday, May 24, 2013      3 comments

Goals: #1 = challenge goal: Complete all of the TNT and Weekend challenges and aim for 100% points. Post at least once a day in my team thread. #2 = activity goal: Re-start C25K program and finish it during this round Strength train 3 t... Read more
Starting Today
Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Starting today I am starting over, trying to get my weight in check. I spent the past few months packing my house in Norway, doing home repairs and fixing this and that. I arrived back in the U.S. a few days before Christmas. (I got that dreaded... Read more
Monday, October 22, 2012      1 comments

Well, there is a wrench in the mix! I wouldn't have thought I would be moving so soon. So, everything has literally got thrown out the window. I am trying to decide if I should make time and buck up and just do it, or try the best I can with th... Read more
Focus on NSV's
Monday, September 24, 2012      1 comments

Goal weight: 145, I know that this is a good weight for me. I have weighed more and I have weighed less, but I think that is a realistic number for me. I don't think that the scale is all that important to me. I have discovered that what the sca... Read more
BLC20 start photos
Monday, September 17, 2012      5 comments

I had my son take the pictures so they are a little blurry. Starting weight: 202... Read more
BLC 12 Week Plan for Success
Saturday, September 15, 2012      9 comments

12 Week Plan for Success 1. Track food - try to stay in range 2. Track exercise - a minimum of 30 minutes of cardio 3. Drink a minimum of 100oz of water a day 4. Take vitamins 5. Stretch and do yoga daily 6. Check in daily with m... Read more
Off topic: Does anyone know how to...
Monday, September 10, 2012      3 comments

open a charity bank account. I am trying to figure out the best way to help my friend who has just been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic cancer. She has been unemployed and Medicaid will not cover her treatment. She needs help and I know ... Read more
And it just keeps coming
Friday, September 07, 2012      3 comments

So, we have another reason for stress in our lives and to move back to The States. Our neighbor has recently started calling the police because she does not like our dogs. She is not a neighborly neighbor. She is afraid of our dogs. Granted, the... Read more
I do not cope well with sadness
Thursday, September 06, 2012      6 comments

I just found out that a good friend of mine has stage 4 metastatic cancer. She has been told that she has between 2 months and one year to live. She has two sons; one is in his twenties (she was a teen mom) and the other is 9. I can't imagine go... Read more
To Do
Monday, July 16, 2012      1 comments

It is so hard to get on track when your whole life has been siderailed by a emotional event. But, I am determined to get back to it. I am going to do an hour cardio 6 days a week and yoga and/or pilates daily. I am going to start eating a lower ... Read more
Thursday, July 05, 2012      4 comments

This is what it feels like we are doing right now, surviving. Just making it through this mess. (For those of you unaware of my mess, see previous blog.) Both my husband and I are not sleeping at night because of the stress. We have been tr... Read more
Life Stresses and Family Support (mental health related post)
Saturday, June 30, 2012      8 comments

As some of you know, my family has been drug through the dirt multiple times in the past few years, making a challenging life in another country more challenging and stressful. The principal at the school my children attend has three times sent ... Read more
Monday, April 30, 2012      1 comments

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Trackable Goals 1. Lose at least 10 pounds by the end of BLC19. 2. Be able to do 100 pushups, 200 crunches and 200 squats by the end of BLC19 3. Go down at least one clothing size ... Read more

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