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Another day off

Wednesday, January 28, 2009      3 comments

Its almost 1:30 and the plows are getting my condo dug out We'll be back in school tomorrow for sure so now I'm surrounded on my living room floor by the paperwork I've been procrastinating. At least I'm feeling well enough to tackle ... Read more

Snow Day redux

Tuesday, January 27, 2009      2 comments

One of the bonuses of being a teacher! But that's not what this blog is really about. I had bronchitis and I've never really quite shaken it (still have a loose cough, without giving TMI) and Sunday nite, my nose started running <... Read more

Bootcamp is fun? It sure is!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009      2 comments

I found about 26 others to Low Carb bootcamp with me. I'm glad I found so many b/c we're down to like 12 or 13 who have stuck with it. Its not easy but everyone who has hung in there is SO proud of themselves (and rightfully so!) What a great... Read more

Just call me Oprah

Thursday, January 08, 2009      4 comments

I'm so glad Oprah is talking about her struggle. It SO makes me feel not alone! And then I read the article about resolving to lose weight. Bad idea. Good idea to resolve to change lifestyle. Weight loss will follow. Its all abo... Read more

SNOW DAY!

Tuesday, January 06, 2009      3 comments

Actually its ice & really not very bad. Just bad enough to cause some accidents during St Louis rush hour, which called off school. Bummer NOT! So, instead of a video at home this am, I'm gearing up for some spinning bike time at th... Read more

2 Bootcamps

Sunday, January 04, 2009      4 comments

I'm in my team's Low Carb Induction Bootcamp and SparkPeople's New You Bootcamp. They really compliment each other, except when coach Nichole issues challenges to eat 3 fruits! LOL ! I don't like tomatoes or I'd eat 3 of those! Instead, I'll... Read more

2009 - The year of STOP THE STRUGGLE

Thursday, January 01, 2009      3 comments

The Reader's Digest Version: I lost 100 lbs. I was 30 from goal. I didn't get there. I've gone up, I've gone down. I've not regained it all nor have I gotten back where I was. This has gone on for FIVE LONG YEARS! So, if you're re... Read more

Finding the happy medium

Wednesday, December 31, 2008      2 comments

Back in July I came home from vacation heavier than I'd been in a long time. I had been lazy and eating too much of the wrong thing. So, I once again found the Low Carb Train and got back on track. I started bootcamps and started steadily... Read more

Home from Jamaica

Saturday, December 27, 2008      2 comments

Hi all. I'm home from Jamaica (pics soon). It was soooo beautiful altho I've never seen people so poor. Again, made me thankful for what I have. I'll definitely be saving my pennies to go back sometime soon. Other than the alcohol cons... Read more

Do you feel my pain?

Sunday, December 14, 2008      3 comments

I bought some mail-order clothes to take to Jamaica. A pair of shorts & a pair of capris barely fit & I gave STRICT orders that they were NOT to go in the dryer. When I went downstairs to get the laundry...you guessed it...there they were, ha... Read more

Today's activity

Saturday, December 13, 2008      2 comments

Today we moved furniture into the house for the needy family. They got 4 beds, a couch a loveseat and some misc stuff, including bedding for all the beds. They also got a Christmas tree, complete with lights and decorations. Tomorrow they... Read more

I feel best helping others

Saturday, December 06, 2008      2 comments

I started low carb boot camp for myself but decided to share it with my team. This week the successes reported are phenomenal!!! Its so great that others are finding success with my silly little program (not really mine, just my "take" on it) ... Read more

PT = Pain and Torture

Saturday, November 22, 2008      2 comments

Okay so one of the new "moves" for PT is rolling over a 6" foam tube and it HURTS! I'm not sure if self-imposed pain or pain imposed by the physical therapist is worse but they assure me that eventually this will subside. It can't come soon en... Read more

Week and a half of PT

Saturday, November 15, 2008      2 comments

Things are slowly getting better. Many of my "exercises" are stretches. Muscles are releasing. Yesterday we added another strengthening exercise. Part of the reason for the pain is that my hamstrings and quads have been doing too much wor... Read more

Tuesday can't come soon enough!

Saturday, November 01, 2008      3 comments

I have my Dr appt to start getting some relief for my hip/groin problem that has put my exercise almost completely out of commission emoticonRead more


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