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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

New Goal's for Strength Training

Friday, August 27, 2010      3 comments

I don't know about anyone else but I have lots of trouble maintaining a strength training routine. I have been thinking about my options all week while I have been bogged down at work and at school. I have been doing pretty well with my cardio... Read more

Yesterdays Walk

Sunday, August 22, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I decided to get up early (4:00am) so that I could exercise before my class at 7 am. I started out walking. The weather was beautiful. I watched the sun rise. It started out great. But about 2 miles into the walk I was looking at ... Read more

weight holding steady

Sunday, August 15, 2010      0 comments

My weight has been the same for the last three days, but that is okay. I am well aware that stress hormones make it harder to loose weight and my stress has been very high this week. However, I have been doing pretty well with my diet and I ma... Read more

Rough Week

Saturday, August 14, 2010      5 comments

This has not been my best week. My divorce was final (something that I never wanted- after 9 years of what I thought was a happy marriage). I got stuck working lots of over time at work. All of this while trying to finish my Master's degree i... Read more


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