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LCORTEZ7's Blogs

Found Motivation, $350 Worth!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      10 comments

Hello everyone, wow itís been sometime now since my last blog. I have struggled these last few months everything came to a halt when I got sick a few months ago. I use that word loosely because it wasnít like the flu or anything but definitely ... Read more
Iím still a looser in many ways
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      7 comments

As most of you know I have been struggling with my program for the last few weeks. Iíve gained about 10 pounds cumulative since November; however, I rediscovered my fire and restarted P90X last week and have been hitting play daily until I got a... Read more
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      5 comments

Hello everyone itís been sometime now since I actually sat down to write a blog and SO much has happened since; good and bad. Where to start? Hum, well Iíll start with the bad. Itís been 2 Ĺ weeks since Iíve done P90X. Iím really down on ... Read more
Discover my limits and then blow past them in 2011!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      7 comments

Iíve been evaluating what is really in my heart to accomplish this year; what really matters and what doesnít. This kind of thinking is really overwhelming to me; fear of failure tries to set in from past experiences of course and at the same t... Read more
Secret number 1
Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

I came across an article while waiting at the dentist office in a health magazine that was about Oolong Tea. It's is a miracle drink 0 calories with lot's of health and beauty benefits. Oolong tea burns over 157% more fat than Green Tea. It p... Read more
Saturday, January 15, 2011      7 comments

So recently I have been giving into old behavior. I was experiencing pms and usually my body screams for some chocolate. I allow myself a treat or two during this time and then right back on track. This time I'm working through my second box... Read more
White T-Shirt
Thursday, January 13, 2011      3 comments

Hello everyone Ė Happy 2011!! emoticon This morning was yet another first for me which havenít happen in YEARS. I ... Read more
Reflecting 2010
Thursday, December 23, 2010      2 comments

As I sit here in a quite house with the glowing Christmas tree lights, hanging stockings and the aroma of cooking tamales I can't help but to reflect on 2010. I joined Sparkpeople back in February. Before then I was a very unhappy and unhealth... Read more
That Dreaded Christmas Party
Monday, December 06, 2010      11 comments

This past weekend I had the dreaded Christmas party for my husbandís company. I donít know if any of you can relate but having to dress up and meet and greet the hubbyís boss and co-workers always came with stress mostly because of my weight. ... Read more
The scale hasnít moved but the measuring tape has
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      3 comments

I decided to weight in on Thanksgiving morning so that I can have some motivation to control the eating. I overlooked weight in the previous week (deliberately) but I had been getting compliments from family and co-workers asking if I had lost ... Read more
Thanks - Giving
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      2 comments

In celebration of Thanksgiving I decided to write a list as a reminder of how much I should be thankful for. Life comes with its challenges but if we cease the opportunity those difficulties can bring with them wisdom, strength, confidence and ... Read more
Morning Run ~ Loved it!
Friday, November 19, 2010      3 comments

It has been around a month since I've gone for a run. I was getting worried if I would lose my endurance or confidence since it had been so long. I was actually hesitant but I made myself drive to the park and away I went. It felt so GOOD!! ... Read more
Finally - Breakthrough!!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      7 comments

Since the end of Daylight Savings Time (November 7) I have been really struggling with keeping up with my daily workouts. Itís been hit and miss and has become very discouraging. I now leave to work at sun rise and itís completely dark when I ... Read more
Tough Times (long read, sorry)
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

I have been struggling with staying focus on training and nutrition lately. Emotionally, I feel my ďold-selfĒ interfering with my new self. Let me explain, I didnít get to 200+ pounds by feeling good about myself or caring about the world aroun... Read more
Week 1 of P90X (check)
Monday, October 25, 2010      5 comments

Iíve completed week 1 of P90X. Wow, what an experience! I discovered muscles I forgot I had. There is a level of soreness, but the good thing is that everyday youíre working out different muscles; however, I must admit the first few days it hur... Read more

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