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Buddy Inspiration!
Friday, December 18, 2009      6 comments

"Use others for inspiration - compete only with yourself" (quote from George Foreman's Express Walk DVD). Thank you Spark Buddies for being an inspiration!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read more
The Biggest Loser
Thursday, December 10, 2009      5 comments

I am a fan of The Biggest Loser. It has motivated many times, but at times I have gotten discouraged because I can't lose like the contestants do. I just read this article
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Motivated by Daycare Kids
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      7 comments

It was classic this morning. While I was cleaning the table after snack time, two of my daycare girls came up to me and asked, "Is it time for Oxycise and marching?" They were excited to exercise. So, I put the DVD's in and we exercised toge... Read more
After Thanksgiving/December Goals
Monday, November 30, 2009      4 comments

Well, I am back on track after Thanksgiving week. This last week I had 3 Thanksgiving dinners -- Sat before for church, Thanksgiving Day with my sister and dad, then Sun after with my children and their families. I am done cooking and frozen m... Read more
Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

I was pleasantly surprised this morning when I weighed in. I was down one pound and I thought I was going to gain or stay the same. ( I weigh myself first thing every morning). Yesterday, I didn't think I had done well with my calorie cou... Read more
Today was a good Day
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      5 comments

Today was a good day. My official weekly weigh=in was last night at TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) and I lost 1.75 pounds this week. Today was my 9 month check-up on my ear (I had surgery in March for a burst eardrum and infected mas... Read more
Reading = Treadmill = Enjoyment of Exercise
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      7 comments

I exercised on the treadmill for 60 minutes today and I wanted to go more. I am reading Until the Shofar Blew and I didn't want to stop. I am looking forward to getting on the treadmill tomorrow! Afterwards I did The Biggest Loser Workou... Read more
Sleeping Better
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      3 comments

Well, I think my body has begun to regulate itself better with the amount of water I am drinking. I have only woke up once to go to the bathroom for the last 3 nights. I have made sure that I have had the 64 oz by 3:00 everyday. I have about... Read more
Telling It Like It Is
Friday, November 06, 2009      11 comments

I liked this e-mail I received this morning. It was a great encouragement as I am starting out on a new (again) exercise routine this week From LOSING IT! With Jillian Michaels Friday, November 06, 2009 Telling It Like It Is L... Read more
Day 2
Thursday, November 05, 2009      1 comments

Day 2 of exercising for 80 minutes. This time I did the Biggest Loser Workout - Strength & Sculpt , then did 40 minutes on the treadmill. I like doing my strength training with a DVD rather than by myself using the sp suggestions. I fee... Read more
Tired of Waking Up
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      8 comments

I woke up 4 times last night to go the bathroom. Ever since I started making sure I drank at least 64 oz a day I have been getting up to go 2-3 times a night. It sure wrecks havoc on my sleep. Sometimes I even dream I am looking for a bathroo... Read more
November Exercise Goal
Monday, November 02, 2009      10 comments

Thanks to Terie93 your inspiring blog "Something different". I said I was going to go exercise and I did. I want to try to make that a habit for me. I have had many excuses for exercising on a regular basis. So ..... My goal for the ... Read more
Plan Meals for a Week
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      9 comments

That is supposed to be a spark action step for me this week. It is hard enough to plan supper before 5:00pm let alone a whole weeks worth of meals. I know I have gotten into a rut with meals. It pretty much is the same week after week. I get... Read more
Staying focused!
Friday, October 23, 2009      3 comments

I am doing the Biggest Loser Cardio Max. I am glad I'm not as sore as I was on Monday. I have completed a week of exercising everyday! Now the hard part is staying focused over the weekend - that is usually my downfall. My goal this weeke... Read more
Exercise weight Gain?
Thursday, October 22, 2009      9 comments

I've been diligent this week. Exercising 30 minutes a day, drinking 8 cups of water each day and being careful of what I eat--staying in my calorie range. And what happens? I am up 2 pounds today. But, I won't get discouraged - I will still ... Read more

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