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So Close I Can Taste It!

Monday, November 02, 2009      2 comments

I'm hovering at the 10-lb-to-go mark, and I'm giddy! My exercise and diet mix seems to still work for me, so I'm going to keep on keeping on. I am focused on the prize!... Read more

Changing Out

Sunday, November 01, 2009      5 comments

Finally! I washed my next-size smaller shirts and went through my next-size smaller gym clothes. There is no need for me to wear tents over my slacks or "culottes" made of spandex. Read more

Exercise on a Rainy Day

Saturday, October 31, 2009      6 comments

I'm curious, what exercise do you do on a rainy day? The treadmill at the gym is my favorite way to burn calories, but that is located close to work, not so close to home. At home, when the sun shines, DH and I love to walk around the park... Read more

Under 27% BMI

Friday, October 30, 2009      7 comments

Tonight, after returning home from the gym, I recorded weight of 151.9, which is under 27% BMI. I had been eyeing that number for a while. Tomorrow morning my weight will probably read higher, due to water intake rehydrating my body, but it wa... Read more

Size 12 Slacks

Thursday, October 29, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday I noticed that I was walking on the bottom of my slacks, so today I tried on Size 12, and they fit! I topped them off with a skinny looking top. I can vividly remember last January when I sorted through all my slacks. I remember... Read more

Shock Treatment

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      2 comments

Today, as co-workers discussed how much they needed to get free delivery of breakfast, I opted for a meal I haven't had in a lo----ng time: 3-egg mushroom omelette with rye toast and home fries. I figured it might be a good idea to eat differen... Read more


Tuesday, October 27, 2009      4 comments

Thanks to a BLC Halloween challenge, I ate more veggies than usual in the past few days. I don't know why I haven't been eating a lot anyway, because I love veggies. Apparently my body needed this volume, because I dropped all the weight I... Read more

Feeling Good!

Monday, October 26, 2009      6 comments

Today I was able to walk without my hip feeling tight or achy. What a relief! Friday afternoon, the pain in my hip (from Thursday a week ago) calmed down. I was able to do an hour on the treadmill at one level below the walk/run that cau... Read more

Cardio Blow-Out!

Saturday, October 24, 2009      3 comments

This day was devoted to exercise, with copious amounts of stretching: 6:30 up for Wii EA Active 30-Day Challenge 10:00 Baltimore HeartWalk 5K (1 hour walk) 1:00 began 1 hour on the treadmill, Level 6 4:00 began 1 hour on the treadm... Read more

Ready for the Baltimore HeartWalk

Friday, October 23, 2009      3 comments

Saturday I will walk in the American Heart Association HeartWalk 5K in Baltimore from Federal Hill around the Inner Harbor and back. Surely the 3 miles will be easy for me, I've fought to build up my endurance in part to stave off heart dis... Read more

Relieved to be Back on the Treadmill

Thursday, October 22, 2009      2 comments

This past week has been tough. I had inflamed something on my left hip, which I believe was due to abrupt changes in speed on the treadmill Level 7 walk/run (and 4 mph is a bit fast for the walking rate for me). That told me I need to get a he... Read more

Out of My Comfort Zone Day 7 and SCORES Day 5

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

Out of My Comfort Zone - DIET: only 1 cup of coffee this morning; took in enough of all nutrients; ate fresh grapefruit instead of Del Monte "Fruit Naturals"; ate no candy; all snacks were nutritious. Out of My Comfort Zone - EXERCISE: did ... Read more

Out of My Comfort Zone Day 6 and SCORES Day 4

Monday, October 19, 2009      0 comments

Out of My Comfort Zone - DIET: ate breakfast within 30 minutes of waking; ate mostly vegetables for dinner; stayed at lower end of range to compensate for lower-intensity exercise (hip pain recovery); sugary snacks limited to 98 calories; ate 6 ... Read more

Out of My Comfort Zone Day 5 and SCORES Day 3

Sunday, October 18, 2009      1 comments

Out of My Comfort Zone - DIET: ate breakfast within 30 minutes of waking; ate 2 Finn Crisp Thins (40 cal) for one snack; ate 4oz WW yogurt (40 cal) for a late afternoon snack; at Sam's Club took a chocolate chip cookie and tore off a sliver to e... Read more

Out of My Comfort Zone Day 4 & SCORES Day 2

Saturday, October 17, 2009      3 comments

Out of My Comfort Zone - DIET: ate breakfast within 30 minutes of waking; selected salad from online nutritional information before going to restaurant; used only 1 teaspoon of Santa Fe salad dressing; ate at low end of range while must cut back... Read more

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