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The last time I had a big slip up and my thinking
Sunday, May 28, 2017      6 comments

The last time I had a slip up was last week unfortunately. I bought a pint of ice cream that was on sale for $3. during their "Happy Hour" . I knew it was close to 900 calories but got it anyway. I was very disappointed in myself. That was in th... Read more
How I know and will know that I am healthier and fitter
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      2 comments

Some ways I know I am healthier now: my triglycerides are down, walking in a store or to the park is pretty easy, I rode the exercise bike for 20 minutes and it seemed short. I am not as exhausted as I use to be, I sleep better (most of the time... Read more
A good workout
Monday, May 22, 2017      2 comments

I know I have had a good workout when I feel it the next day.... Read more
What will life be like 10 years from now?
Saturday, May 20, 2017      1 comments

This was a pretty tough visualization because 10 years from now I will be 73! By God's grace I hope to have the good health of my Grandma, my Mom, and my Aunt. But we know there are no guarantees..... So I will do my part to keep moving and eati... Read more
Just for today
Monday, May 15, 2017      7 comments

Today I am going to eat at my lower end of calories and skip sugar. At the gym I am going to bicycle 30 minutes instead of 20. Tomorrow will be another goal.... Read more
My workout effort
Saturday, May 13, 2017      2 comments

My effort for my workouts is usually 90-95%. I should say my strength training and cardio workouts. I know I should do Pilates on 3 other days but I have trouble even getting started. I have been working 2 jobs. 1 forty hours a week an... Read more
Making my journey on weight loss more fun
Thursday, May 11, 2017      6 comments

I think the best way to make my weight loss journey more fun is to fit in more time to exercise doing things I like: kayaking, canoeing, roller blading, ice skating, bicycling. I am hoping my dh will find a bike he likes and begin riding with me... Read more
A Good workout
Sunday, May 07, 2017      3 comments

I know I've had a good workout when my muscles are sore the next day... Read more
A good workout
Thursday, May 04, 2017      3 comments

I know I've had a good workout when it takes longer to unwind... Read more
Sweets- the area I need to have moderation in
Friday, April 28, 2017      0 comments

My biggest area of overeating is sweets, and prevents me from losing weight. I have a good balance of fruits, vegetable, protein, and carbs. For a while I was only allowing myself to have a soft serve ice cream cone on Sunday from McDonalds. But... Read more
Restart to keep from gaining and start losing consistently
Saturday, April 22, 2017      3 comments

I am going to do the South Beach supercharged to lose the 4 lbs I gained in the last 3 weeks and have been maintaining ... Read more
Stress and my weight loss challenge
Friday, April 21, 2017      1 comments

Yes- I eat out of stress frequently....It is probably the main reason I am not at a healthy weight for my height! I have been stuck at this weight for two years going up 2 lbs back to the weight or maybe down 2 lbs and back up. So trying to ea... Read more
Assignment: give myself 3 compliments
Friday, April 14, 2017      3 comments

1. I am knowledgeable about nutrition 2. I like lots of fruits and vegetables 3. I put my family as a priority... Read more
What is my REAL reason for wanting to lose weight?
Saturday, April 08, 2017      3 comments

This is my assignment from sparkcoach today. It is much harder to answer than I anticipated. I wrote a bunch of stuff and then deleted it so I guess I'll make a list. 1. So I won't be looked down upon as the fat classmate, the fat wife, the f... Read more
My excuses for not exercising and ways to conquer them
Friday, March 31, 2017      4 comments

My excuses: I am tired, I am sore, I want to unwind The answer: 1. I will sleep better if my muscles get stronger and I stretch afterward 2. Strengthening my core(the exercise I most neglect) will help me feel better in every part of my b... Read more

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