A Mish Mash of Stuff
Sunday, April 24, 2011      3 comments

I love Sundays! It's a time to go to church and focus on my spirit instead of my physical body. I still try to eat on plan and of course check in here where I receive my support. But on Sundays I try to build my spirit up to help me be strong... Read more
Day 9 - 5K Your Way - Walking
Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

Assignment - 2.25 miles Where - High School track Goal - 45 min With this being Easter weekend our day has been full! Not only that but it is a BEAUTIFUL day here so we also took the opportunity to get some yard clean-up done. I didn'... Read more
Day 8 - 5K Your Way - Walking
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      4 comments

Today's Assignment - Two miles Where - neighborhood Goal time - 40 min I woke up at 5:45 this morning to get the two miles in before my kids woke up. I woke up SO MUCH throughout the night in anticipation of my alarm going off. When i... Read more
My New Motivation
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      7 comments

For those of you that have been following my blogs for the short three weeks I've been posting them you've already heard about it. (April 6th blog) In that blog I mentioned running into my college roommate unexpectedly 15hrs from home. I ... Read more
Weigh-In #3
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      4 comments

Today was my official weigh-in day. My goal for each week is 3lbs, that didn't happen today. I went from 316 to 314.4, a loss of 1.6lbs. Good, yes, but I know it could have been better. As a mom I'm always talking to my kids about choice... Read more
Day 7 - 5K Your Way - Walking...And More
Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

Day 7 assignment - 30min Goal - to get in 1.5 miles in that 30 min Action - Did Two minutes at 2.7, then increased my incline to 2 and a 3.0 for Two minutes. Left the incline at a 2 for the rest of my workout but upped the speed to 3.... Read more
Day 6 - 5K Your Way - Walking
Saturday, April 16, 2011      2 comments

So today is day 6 of my SP program. The assignment? Two miles! I chose to do it on my treadmill. Goal - 40 min. The Workout - I did two minutes at 2.7 then after that warm-up I didn't allow myself to go below 3. I realized to reac... Read more
Ugh, I SLIPPED and am Paying for it this Morning!
Friday, April 15, 2011      9 comments

Okay, I didn't literally slip but I MAJORLY SLIPPED on my weight loss program!!!! I was just going to keep it a secret and not share anything about it here on SP but I have to keep it REAL! I'm hoping to be one of the many people I admire ... Read more
Exercised at an Incline of 5.5!!!!!
Thursday, April 14, 2011      6 comments

So since I'm just starting on my weight loss I know the weight will come off at first without killing myself. I decided 3lbs a week is a good reasonable healthy amount to lose. As long as I was eating healthy, following my 3days a week workout... Read more
Day 5 - 5K Your Way - Walking...DONE!!!!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      7 comments

I did it! I put my brain to work and figured out a way to get the assigned 1.75 miles in today! My oldest daughter came home Friday from finishing her first year of college (I know, EARLY! Love it!) It's been an adjustment for her. She'... Read more
End of Day (4/12/11) Evaluation
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      4 comments

I was SO looking forward to waking up this morning for my official weigh-in day! I do weigh myself each day, it helps with the motivation and keeps me focused. Since I do this I knew what I weighed yesterday. Last night I made a new mea... Read more
Day 4 - 5K Your Way - Walking
Monday, April 11, 2011      2 comments

Ughhhh, it's Monday! We just came off of a VERY busy weekend! Between two boys we had 10 basketball games and one of my daughters had a volleyball game! CRAZY! When my alarm went off this morning I turned over and set the 10-minute SNOOZE! ... Read more
My Three-Year-Old Helped Me Finish!
Saturday, April 09, 2011      5 comments

So I took on the SP challenge of 5k Your Way walking program. I completed day 2 on Thursday and did NOTHING yesterday. I felt guilty not doing anything but it's taken a lot of effort just to stay in control of my eating. As I'm just getti... Read more
Thought Output = A+...
Thursday, April 07, 2011      1 comments

Energy output = D- I should have given myself an F in that category but HEY, I do get out of bed and take care of 9 kids (seven of my own and two daycare). It's easy to think about losing weight especially here on Spark People. There is S... Read more
Another Motivator to Stay on Track!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      6 comments

So I'm back from my wonderful trip! It was a great time. I took my 12-year-old daughter to a church conference, a trip each of my kids get to do when they turn 12. My sister and niece also went along with a good friend and her daughter. ... Read more

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