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Good exercise day today!

Saturday, August 23, 2008      2 comments

I got up early and ran 2 miles/walked 1.77 miles. It was great. I plan to get up early in the morning to do more. This evening hubby and I walked briskly to a local fruit stand 1.71 miles. Burned 519 calories and enjoyed every minute of it. ... Read more

133 days straight... streak ends... needed a night off...

Friday, August 22, 2008      1 comments

This has been a hard week for keeping up the exercise... just feeling a bit of burnout I guess. I've also been pretty tired all week. I have gone 133 days straight... I've proven a lot to myself. 133 days has meant to me: --I can stay c... Read more

Quirky but True... The Dar Williams

Thursday, August 21, 2008      0 comments

If youíre gonna get your heart broke, you better do it just right, Itís gotta be raining, and you gotta move your stuff that night, And the only friend you can reach isnít a good friend at all, And you know when he says ínow who dumped who... Read more

Whining... it's a tough week for motivation and time...

Thursday, August 21, 2008      3 comments

This is the most awake I have felt all week. I haven't exercised nearly as much as I would have liked and I have been just exhausted. Part of it has been staying up to watch the Olympics (bad choice) and part of it is simply not having enough ... Read more

Today's weigh-in...

Monday, August 18, 2008      5 comments

I feel really blessed since I have barely plateaued in the entire course of my weight loss. It's almost like my body has been waiting for me to get a clue and just DO IT. Come to think of it, my mother was NEVER overweight... she was 5-2 and t... Read more

Yay! Weekend!

Saturday, August 16, 2008      1 comments

Actually got myself up and got my car in for the long-scheduled maintenance... and I walked to the Farmer's Market from the dealership... it's only a few blocks... but on a morning like we have today, it could have been a couple of miles and I'd... Read more

Is it REALLY Friday?

Friday, August 15, 2008      0 comments

Wow. This has been one LONG week! And it wasn't just me... just about everyone at work was tired, wanting Friday and felt it was a long week. I don't know why, but it just was... It was also a hard week for me to get motivated, especiall... Read more

Snacks are important...Case In Point...

Wednesday, August 13, 2008      2 comments

I am currently on lunch at work... and we have been so busy today... two clerks have not come in today and we have WIC check pick-up today and back to school shots ALL DAY with no open appointments. I also had my monitoring with the State, so t... Read more

Day 122... a great day and thoughts on Spreading the Spark...

Sunday, August 10, 2008      0 comments

I had a great day again today... got out and mowed the lawn and then went grocery shopping with hubby. We bought some inexpensive but decent little pedometers at Wally World... I'm fed up with the hypersensitive, non customizable ones from the ... Read more

A Wonderful (sort of) day off...

Sunday, August 10, 2008      0 comments

We have long been planning a trip to two of our family favorite locations in Missouri. Our original day to go was supposed to be today, but things just worked out to where yesterday was a great choice. Miss M ran Mr A to his cello lesson a... Read more

And so I got my mammogram tech signed up for SP!

Friday, August 08, 2008      0 comments

Really I did. She felt bad about keeping me later, but I really didn't care since I am spreading the spark! I changed to Stage 4 today!... Read more

Random stuff... 3+ mile wog... running... son's birthday... trash... work... 119... yogurt...

Thursday, August 07, 2008      0 comments

I got out and had a nice wog this evening... I only went 3.05 miles tonight since I was out in the twilight and I don't feel safe in some parts of my neighborhood after dark... there was a shooting on the street that runs behind us earlier this ... Read more

154.6# this morning, 50 lbs! I cried!

Wednesday, August 06, 2008      5 comments

I step on the scale more often than I should, really, but it's not been so bad. This morning here at work I stepped up and it read 154.6#. I cannot believe it. I have lost 50 lbs. Read more

#117 is officially in the books...

Tuesday, August 05, 2008      0 comments

I am more or less pretending to work. This morning was WIC clinic for me, so I'm back to investigating dog bites, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc. Yesterday I was productive in the morning and then I got sick in the afternoon... somethin... Read more

Uh oh... she's been thinking again...

Saturday, August 02, 2008      2 comments

I forgot to note in my blog entry yesterday my drop to 155.8 lbs on Thursday. Yay! It's only 2/10 down from a few days before, but I lay claim to every 1/10 I lose. I have earned 'em. I think now that motivation is occasionally slumpy, i... Read more

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