So, I have either cracked a rib, pulled a muscle, or bruised my lung... why? From all of this *&%$*#@ coughing!!! Seriously, my side hurts and I wince in pain when I cough. I've been coughing for over 3 weeks but my side just started hurting tod... Read more
Not a good day today...
I FINALLY went to the doctor yesterday and found out I have bronchitis. Ugh. So, I'm now on antibiotics. I got a decent nights sleep last night and was enjoying it so much that I overslept this morning. I jumped out of bed & got the boys to scho... Read more
Doing good today!
I had a GREAT day with eating on target! Finished the day with 1330 calories... perfect in my book! I even cooked dinner at home tonight. That actually says alot as I don't normally cook at home (shame on me). But, it was a 'Healthy Pizza' I got... Read more
I did good today until dinner time where we went to BBQ after church. Going out to dinner on Saturday nights is a weekly tradition in my household and I don't like going to restaurants and not ordering what I really want. So there. N... Read more
The munchies hit me today...
Yeap, you read that right. The munchies hit me today after work. I didn't think I had consumed that much until I logged it in to SP and saw the calorie count... yowsers! Just goes to show how damaging mindless munching can be.
Moving on! He... Read more
Day 4 of Bootcamp!
I just finished up with day 4 of bootcamp! It is an ab workout today. My abs were in decent shape before my most recent surgery, but I noticed today that is no longer the case. The area around my belly button is what gives me the most trouble.
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Day 2 Boot Camp
I finished up the 7 minute day2 bootcamp workout. 7 minutes is really not alot but considering I had major surgery less than 2 months ago on my legs and I haven't exercised since then, 7 minutes of a leg workout was quite a bit! My legs were a b... Read more
Day 6 (from 10/6/08)
Protect your program
No one will ever care about your diet plan as much as you so it's your job to prevent people or events from pulling you off track.
A little tip, when you're in a situation tell the host "not just yet, I'm going t... Read more
Day 5 (from 10/5/08)
For many people, recording personal thoughts & feelings gives valuable insight. You're able to see possible patterns. You can write as little as one sentence to as much as you want. Your decision.
Just because you thin... Read more
Day 4 (from 10/4/08)
BOUNDARIES, NOT DIETS
The problem isn't with diets, it's with the way we use them, the rigid perfectionists ways. Most people on a diet strive hard for the exact number of calories, fat grams, carbs, etc. But if we slip up by eating a forb... Read more
Day 3 (from 10/3/08)
DO IT ANYWAY
"I don't feel like exercising today." Sound familiar?
Right now your committed to your goals. But what happens when you don't feel like it? You don't feel like cooking means scavenging thru the house, ordering out, or ev... Read more
Day 2 (from 10/2/08)
Interested or committed?
When you start a new diet, you’re determined to stay on it until you reach your goal - but then something comes up.
When you're interested, you tend to stick to it until something better comes along.
Wh... Read more
Day 1 (from 10/1/08)
Change your thinking - your past does not determine your future. Starting today, eliminate the belief that things always go a certain way.
When doubts creep in, tell yourself you used to be that way, but you're different now.
Make a ... Read more
Journal Entry 10/6/08
I am playing catch-up for a 100 day weight loss challenge. So far it seems that it is alot of 'changing your thinking' which is something I desperately need to work on. Even though I have lost alot of weight, I still find myself reverting back t... Read more
OK, so I haven't worn my wedding ring in over 6 months because it was
too big. When we got married over 10 years ago, my ring size was an 8
1/2. Even as I gained 100lbs over the next 8 years, my ring size never
changed. But, as I lost w... Read more