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Boundaries, Not Diets. Day #4 of 100

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      0 comments

Boundaries, Not Diets While no one can live forever on a “diet” we all have to live within reasonable boundaries if we are going to have healthy bodies. We shouldn’t get our daily intake of calories from eating 5 snickers bars or two pint... Read more

Day #3 of 100. Do It Anyway!

Monday, December 27, 2010      0 comments

Do It Anyway! Today is meant to reinforce the difference between commitment and interest in changing my life. Commitment means doing the things that I promised myself to do like exercise at least five days a week and to use Spark People to... Read more

Interested or Committed Day #2 of 100

Sunday, December 26, 2010      1 comments

Interested or Committed? What a huge difference there is between these two schools of thought. If you are interested you will never stick to things. Maybe that is part of the cause of the divorce rate. Too many people are interested but... Read more

I used to Be That Way, But NOW.... Day #1

Saturday, December 25, 2010      1 comments

I used to be that Way…. Today is the time to reinforce good thoughts. This is a life journey not a diet and for it to be successful I have to change my thinking. The 100 days of Motivation says to use the statement “I used to be that way,... Read more

Reasons Why I Want to Loose Weight

Friday, December 24, 2010      0 comments

Per the goals of the Intro of 100 Days of Weight loss I am sitting down to document the reasons why I want to lose weight. 1. To improve my self-esteem (yes I know it shouldn't be tied to my weight but it always, at least somewhat, will be)... Read more

Day # Zero of 100 Days of Weight Loss (or day #1 of 101)

Friday, December 24, 2010      0 comments

Today is day #1. I am going to read and do the activities in a book called 100 days of weight loss by Linda Spangle. This book is to be used in conjunction with Sparkpeople so that I can find my motivation that has gone missing the last few we... Read more

35 Pounds and One Pants size

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

For the first time ever I bought smaller clothes because they actually fit. It isn't wishful thinking this time. I was looking in my closet and realized that there are a number of pieces of clothing that I will never wear again. This time I g... Read more

Exercise Team stats 10/24/2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010      0 comments

In 50lb Challenge #40 (Improved from #64, Yiiipppeee I earned my way into the top 50) In Sparkguys 10 minute Fitness Club #227 (improved from #460) In Pedometer Challenge # 15 (Improved from # 26) In Determination and Accountab... Read more

NO MORE WISHY-WASHY GOALS

Saturday, October 23, 2010      3 comments

I was reading other member blogs today and how they are accomplishing their goals and realized that I was sabitoging myself. I was setting very undefined goals that were leaving myself way to much wiggle room in what I would or wouldn't accompl... Read more

Exercise Stats In Team Challenges

Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

Lots of progress made. I met my goal of earning my way into the top 50 in the 50lb challenge exercise minutes. The first week that I started keeping tract I was number 68. Now my goal will be to earn my way into the top 40 in the 50lb challenge.... Read more

Spark Exercise Standings and New Goals

Sunday, September 26, 2010      0 comments

A little progress made. Goal of earning my way into the top 50 in the 50lb challenge exercise minutes. Last week I was number 68. Current Stats: In 50lb Challenge #56 In Sparkguys 10 minute Fitness Club #460 In Pedomet... Read more

Vacation Booked

Saturday, September 25, 2010      1 comments

Okay, I picked a vacation date and booked my vacation. I have someone coming to house sit so that my dogs won't be alone and no empty house. Always a good thing. Now for my health goals, I need to loose 13.4 pounds to meet my goal weight bef... Read more

Not Reachinng My Goals

Sunday, September 19, 2010      1 comments

Okay, I am NOT reaching one of my goals for the month. I had a goal of getting into the top 50 for minutes exercised for the team with 50+ pounds to loose. Instead I moved the wrong way. I was number 65 last month and as of this weeks digest ... Read more

25 Pounds Lost

Thursday, September 09, 2010      3 comments

I have now been below the 25 pound mark for several days. It is time to do my measurements again but I am not really looking forward to it. I was reading an article in Prevention Magazine last night about waist sizes. It stated that if you ar... Read more

Moving in the Right Direction

Sunday, September 05, 2010      2 comments

After getting bogged down last week, I am making progress again. I stuck to doing strength training 5 times this week. That is a record for me. It helped me to plan to do strength training every day but to only hold myself to five days a week.... Read more


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