Well I decided it's time to start focusing on myself again. I am moved into my new house, we have internet and I have room and time to exercise. I don't know if I will be as active on the site as I was before, but I will definitely be using i... Read more
I have been away for a long time. I still don't have internet, but that's okay because I have had plenty of stuff to occupy my time. I did housekeeping all winter for condos that get rented to skiers. It kept me super busy and I got down from... Read more
Away for a while
I no longer have internet at home, so I am going to have a harder time with daily check ins and such. Also with my house, cub scouts, working and family, I am just overwhelmed right now. I will be checking in periodically though, and I hope yo... Read more
I have been thinking a lot about how easily old habits come back. When I started this I was really serious and slowly worked on getting some really bad habits out of my life. I started with water instead of soda, that alone started me losing w... Read more
Off to a great start!
I did well the first week of the challenge. I lost 2 pounds, which puts me at 233. I am excited. I had company over and didn't eat the best during the weekend, but I did get a lot of exercise, so I think it balanced out. Maybe if I had a reg... Read more
Biggest loser challenge Part 3
Part 3 of the challenge started today. I am excited to get started. So far this morning I have done my exercise, 35 minutes Yoga Booty Ballet and 30 minutes of WATP. I haven't eaten breakfast yet, but I'm getting ready to make some oatmeal. ... Read more
Finally, someone noticed!
Yesterday we went to Denver. I am making an anniversary cake for some friends and needed a few supplies, but I also wanted to get a new pair of pants. My size 24 pants are all too big and I don't have a belt or anything, so I figured I'd see i... Read more
Finishing one challenge and starting another.
I didn't keep up with my weekly blogs for the last few weeks of the challenge, because I started a second job and the first job has new owners so there have been extra hours involved there. But here's how it all ended up:
I went from 247 to... Read more
Week 7 of the challenge
This week went okay. I worked hard, and lost another pound to take me down to 239. But I think I barely made it. The weekend was a little hard eating wise. I am excited to get into week 8, but am nervous because it will be TOM and we'll see... Read more
Week 6 of the challenge-halfway!
I worked my butt off last week! I did at least 60 minutes of cardio Monday-Friday and all week I was peeking at the scale. It was hovering around 240, 239, 238. My official weigh in on Monday was 240. Yippee!!! I was hoping it would stay at... Read more
Week 5 of the challenge
This week I worked really hard. I kept up my walk away the pounds two mile dvd, but I also added yoga booty ballet. It's fun. It's got dance for cardio and ballet for strength and yoga for flexibility. There are four workouts and I can't do an... Read more
Week 4 of the challenge
This week went a lot better. My mother in law had sent me a diabetic exchange list that my father in law was given, and I tried using that. It was more calories than what was recommended for me, but I usually didn't eat everything on the list,... Read more
Week 3 of the challenge
This week has had its ups and downs so far. I started out by planning out what I was going to eat for the week and got my fruits and veggies ready. I had read a blog post about what one woman had done to lose weight and it sounded really good,... Read more
Week 2 Challenge update
Well, week 2 did not go well. In my last post I had just started week 2. I was trying to keep my calorie goals between 1400-1600, which is what the dietitian told me to stay between for weight loss. I tried really hard and I stayed in that ra... Read more
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Weeks 1 & 2 of the challenge
I had an okay week for the first week of the challenge. I did okay on eating and did my exercise and drank all my water. I lost one pound. I was hoping to lose more, but I was going easy on the exercise and I had my calorie goals set higher t... Read more