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How the House is Involved

Saturday, June 12, 2010      11 comments

All you have to do is watch some eps of Hoarders, Clean House, How Clean is your House? and you quickly see the correlation between disorganization, holding onto outdated stuff, and pure filth as it relates to mental health. Is my home ready to ... Read more

home decorating has been keeping me busy

Thursday, June 10, 2010      13 comments

Totally not a fitness update, but I have been busier then a one-armed wallpaper hanger these last two weeks. Daughter left too grandparents for a week and we totally redid her room. If you are into decorating and home stuff, you can check o... Read more

end of May update

Monday, May 31, 2010      7 comments

I deliberately took the rest of May off from exercising and food tracking. That's been great! I have not gained or loss, but I did have the joy of having three TOM in 45 days so my body is back to it's bizarre schedule. Anyway, tomorrow sta... Read more

Back to Square One - mind games

Friday, May 14, 2010      4 comments

I am tired of this whole weight loss journey - tired and not motivated. Motivation continues to be my number one roadblock as I am seeing extremely slow progress. Motivation is one of the hardest things to influence. It's not enough to say... Read more

quick update

Wednesday, May 12, 2010      5 comments

School is ending for the kiddos so my son has already gone on FOUR fieldtrips! He did get to hold a baby kangeroo and pet a bear cub... and I've gone to my daughers' music program, and my son's music program is tomorrow. Son also wants another "... Read more

recovery

Friday, May 07, 2010      7 comments

After going through this week, I've decided that the week my period occurs, I'll be taking off from exercise. If anything gets done it will be gentle stuff like walking the dog or hiking with the horses (which I did yesterday). After two mo... Read more

laminated food cards

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      12 comments

I had made some cheat sheet cards for fast food restaurants in my area (photo on the blog) and a couple of folks have asked if they could see them or have a copy. I figure I'll post a link to a file that you can have of what I've got, which I'll... Read more

TOM

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      4 comments

Unfortunately TOM started this morning - eight days early. So after two months of normality, things have gone wonky again. I did slack off on my girl vitamins for like 10 days, and I haven't been as good as I should about using my progeste... Read more

dry run (5k training)

Sunday, May 02, 2010      4 comments

When I was eating lunch at Panera Bread this week (my half salad with balsamic vinagrette and fat free chicken soup bowl), I picked up a brochure for an upcoming 5K run to beneft the Community Food Bank. I always support the Food Bank, eith... Read more

Body Fat (BF) measurement

Sunday, May 02, 2010      6 comments

Using the calipers, I'm now getting a consistent reading and it puts me at 30.1-31.5, Body Fat Percentage, which is average for my age. So now I can sit down and figure out what my goal would be - looking at the chart that came with the Acc... Read more

Five good things

Sunday, May 02, 2010      6 comments

1.) Pushups (3 sets of 10 traditional) are getting easier. I can go lower now and push it up more smoothly. 2.) I have to tie the strings on my exercise pants or they don't stay up on my hips. 3.) The body fat calipers is showing a low... Read more

body fat calipers

Friday, April 30, 2010      12 comments

Got by the GNC at the mall and picked up the Accu-Measure body fat calipers www.accufitness.com/inde
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iew=article&id=67&Itemid=66 They were on sale - so $3 off for me at $16.99. Tom V... Read more

measurements

Friday, April 30, 2010      8 comments

1 inch off Waist 1/2 inch off neck 1/4 inch off thigh 1/4 inch off bust Except for the bust, all these specific areas have not reported a loss since December. Not big losses but I'm satisfied to see it going down, especially as ... Read more

Back to school

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      15 comments

Yesterday I went by the Community College that is about 1.5 miles from my house to enroll. It all went quickly and smoothly as it is now all electronic. As I was looking over my old, official transcript, you could see the secrets of my lif... Read more

Rock those Abs~!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      10 comments

LAMOURA gave me this idea -- she does a plank and holds it to a musical tune, as part of her abs workout. To make this work the abs, you have to be sure to tuck and hold the abs during the exercise. Here's a demo of the Plank http:... Read more


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