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This is what Low-Mount exercises are.

Saturday, April 11, 2009      5 comments

In my last blog I mentioned Low-Mount Resistance exercises and a buddy asked me what they are. I decided to just Blog my answer. Low-Mount Exercises can be found in the Fitness Tracker. The ones I started with are: Low-Mount Hip Flexor ... Read more

It's true, weight lifting can enlarge your tiny veins!

Friday, April 10, 2009      7 comments

While I say weight lifting, I believe resistance strength training will work as well. (Using resistance bands. I am doing the Low-Mount exercises and have even created a few while I am using the band anyway.) My walking buddy is a disabled... Read more

I am getting better every day!

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      11 comments

I was a busy lady yesterday what with taking my Dad to the surgeon (he is doing very well with his first Fistula surgery, next one in 2 months) and had some time before his Dialysis so I went to donate blood earlier in the day. Well, long s... Read more

Blog Prompt - How did you finally make fitness an ongoing part of your life?

Tuesday, April 07, 2009      13 comments

For me the answer is simple. I have a mirror and I know how to use it! It is exercise or flab. Really, a no-brainer! ... Read more

18,121 total new members in my class team!

Wednesday, April 01, 2009      10 comments

**ended at 18,121 members for the week! Big group!! **17,639 and the day isn't over yet! I found I can read the first blogs and manage to stay ahead of them! So that is my plan of action! I am answering the sparkmail questions o... Read more

Another month, another pound.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009      8 comments

As March draws to a close I am 1.1 pounds down this month! Not an incredible amount but it got me into the 129's! I also have a Class Team to lead and had an MIA co-leader - go figure, having a baby takes precedence over leading a Class Te... Read more

As I approach goal weight...

Saturday, March 28, 2009      10 comments

I am exploring tips on maintaining my goal weight. I am going to blog what I find for others, this way I am also creating a journal of the different websites I find helpful to me in my journey. Today's site is weightloss.... Read more

We can all make this happen!

Thursday, March 26, 2009      9 comments

*a sparkmail I sent today:* Surprisingly I am not often asked how I did this. Keep your eyes on the prize is probably the best advice I can offer. (Sorry, I know you didn't ask either but it really can be done and it was easy for me... Read more

March 2009 Reader's Digest, In Health Article

Monday, March 23, 2009      7 comments

March 2009 Reader's Digest seems to agree with what has been touted here at SparkPeople! If you get the chance to read the entire article in Health, there was a lot that was interesting to me. In Health Weights for Your Waist - and Your ... Read more

I have left 130-ville behind me!

Saturday, March 21, 2009      15 comments

Da dada da! 129.7 emoticon Words I never dreamed of uttering - "4 more to go..."... Read more

I will NOT pass this way again!

Thursday, March 19, 2009      9 comments

I was answering a comment left on my page when I really liked the sentence that popped into my head. This is the 2nd time I am passing this weight - the first time was on the way up! I will NOT pass this way again! Hugs y'all!!... Read more

When Life Gets In The Way...

Tuesday, March 17, 2009      18 comments

When Life Gets In The Way... I see so many people disappear from SparkPeople that it makes me want to cry. I know, I have heard, "Life Got in the way" of my diet. And when my Dad went onto dialysis and Ray went into the hospital on th... Read more

Height, Weight, BMI

Sunday, March 15, 2009      7 comments

I still prefer to check my BMI here www.caloriesperhour.com/
index_burn.php and discovered today that it will accept fractions on height! So, my BMI went up but my height came down by 1/2 inch to be more accurate, this i... Read more

Time to readjust again

Saturday, March 14, 2009      4 comments

Time to readjust again. Weight up to 132.1 but that is only sodium - I was *stupid* yesterday and consumed too much. Temporary weight gain. But after 3 weeks of flying around the 131.'s, I decided to shake things up and switched to *lose ... Read more

My Happy Weight!

Thursday, March 12, 2009      7 comments

Today in the Weekly Link Roundup: What's Hot? What's New? by Stepfanie Romine there was a link to The Happy Weight Calculator from Self. "We all have an "ideal" weight in our mind, but what must you sacrifice to get there. This fun calculat... Read more


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