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Outcome of Diamond Fall Goals

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      2 comments

I am pleased - think I finally got two goals that were manageable and doable. My two goals were to be conscious of the type and quality of food, and to watch portion sizes. I did make a good effort for this and actually have lost some weigh... Read more

Diamond Fall Goals

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      6 comments

One very simple goal that seems to work. If I can follow this, I should see results: Be conscious of the type and quality of food you are eating Be conscious of the TRUE portion size of the food. Nuff said!... Read more

Diamond Summer Goals

Monday, June 16, 2014      7 comments

My summer goals will be as follows: 1. Watch your eating - paying attention to what goes in my mouth has helped. 2. Minimum of two gym visits a week - getting a little lax in this area. I need to really concentrate on what was once a ... Read more

Darn Leg!

Sunday, May 11, 2014      8 comments

Well, finally found out what has been causing off and on problems with my left leg. It would hurt, it would stiffen up - and this has been going on since last fall. I thought it was sciatica, but it was isolated in one spot. Walking too much or... Read more

Diamond Team Spring Goals

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      12 comments

I am going to do two important, but attainable, goals. When I get too lengthy or try to set goals I know I won't be able to commit to, it really doesn't work. 1. Complete the Diamond Team weekly challenges. The challenges are important a... Read more

Floor Presses - A great way to end October

Sunday, November 03, 2013      8 comments

October was a month of change for me - I changed my workouts and schedule, time changed, my eating habits changed - and all seem to be for the better. My eating in October was much better, and the scale has started to slowly move downward.... Read more

October Reset- I need to do something different

Saturday, October 12, 2013      8 comments

Well, I knew it was coming - and I finally got the guts to pick October as the month. I decided for the month of October to stop Crossfit and go back to the standard "meat & potatoes" free weight strength training with my beloved trainer o... Read more

My first Yoga Class

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      11 comments

I have wanted to take a real yoga class for a long time. I have kind of played around with moves that I have found in magazine articles, but I know it is not the same thing. Age, Crossfit, and sitting a lot for work have played havoc with makin... Read more

Diamond Team BLC Fall Goals

Sunday, September 15, 2013      12 comments

My summer goals were very minimal and geared more towards fun and enjoying my summer. Fall is the time to get serious. I need tangible and achievable goals, yet I want to push myself a little. 1. Eat at least one more vegetable a day than ... Read more

Fun (or is it work?!) in the Sun

Sunday, June 30, 2013      14 comments

I think my fun in the sun was more work than play, but it was so good to be outside in the fresh air! Over the last two days, we did a lot of work outside mulching flower beds, pulling weeds, repotting and tending to the orchids, etc. ... Read more

Fight Gone Bad

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      15 comments

When they asked at class tonight who had done this workout before, I couldn't remember if I had or not. Now that it is done, believe me, this one I would have remembered! It is meant to imitate rounds of a fight with the 1 minute rest in betw... Read more

Summer Goals

Thursday, June 13, 2013      14 comments

Sometimes, I don't know why I torture myself with this. I set goals and then forget about them, or make them so rigid that I can't stick to it. So........ let's try something different. My summer goals: 1. When you work out, giv... Read more

What I learned about myself from the Crossfit Open

Saturday, April 06, 2013      8 comments

I have been doing Crossfit for a couple years, but never participated in the Open - just didn't think I was good enough. I had never in my life participated in an athletic contest of any type, so it was just a bit daunting to even think of doing... Read more

BL Spring Challenge - Focus goal

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      11 comments

I usually start out the challenge with big plans and several goals. I think at times I lose my way and forget some of the goals I set. For that reason I have one goal and one goal only: 1. LOG MY FOOD DAILY Of all the slip ups and ... Read more

Crossfit Open Wod 13.1 - I can't believe I did it.

Saturday, March 09, 2013      15 comments

I never played any type of team sports in school. I was clumsy and very unathletic. I made up my mind that I wanted to participate in the Crossfit open. I didn't want to "win" - heck I didn't even care if I came in last! I just wanted to, ... Read more


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