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Did It!!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      11 comments

I did it! I broke through that 236 pound barrier!!! Last night when I weighed in at TOPS I was 235. WOOHOO!! I lost 1.25 pounds this last week. The little I revved up was enough this time. Even though my scale on Monday said I hadn't lost,... Read more

Quiet Weekend

Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

I wasn't able to rev up my exercise this weekend as I wanted to because I was gone all day Saturday. Today, Sunday I quilted for about 4 hours - finished the 3rd memory quilt. I just got to bind it now. I did do the Bootcamp video and walked f... Read more

Time to Increase Exercise Intensity

Friday, February 05, 2010      7 comments

Well, today I measured myself. I thought I would have lost inches, but I was the same in all areas except one with .25" lost. Some clothes have felt loose and I feel stronger. So I was disappointed at the numbers. I was also up a pound this ... Read more

Bummer!

Thursday, February 04, 2010      8 comments

Big Bummer!! My pedometer stopped counting my steps. The battery is ok, because the clock is still working. It stuck at one number, so I reset it to 0, now it won't move off of 0. I am going to have to get a new one. It was a cheap one, now I... Read more

"Senior Moment"

Thursday, January 28, 2010      10 comments

I had a major "senior moment" this month and discovered it today. I have been working on 3 quilts made from my FIL's flannel shirts (1 ea for my DH, SIL & BIL). I was able to give my husband's pieced top to him at Christmas. I had completed pi... Read more

Pumped Up!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      10 comments

I lost 2 lbs this week. I am so excited. That makes 4 lbs lost since the beginning of January. I am going to try to lose one more by Sunday, because my goal is to lose 5 lbs this month. I am going to have to be careful because my dh's... Read more

Heart Rate Monitor Watch

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

I got my new heart rate monitor watch a couple of weeks ago. Tried to figure it out then, got a little frustrated and put it aside and forgot about it believe it or not. Well, today I got it out sat down and actually understood what to do. ... Read more

Praising God

Friday, January 22, 2010      9 comments

Today I am praising God for his goodness and sovereignty. A year ago today, my husband was admitted into the hospital with a flesh eating bacteria that nearly took his life. Just before he was wheeled into surgery I got a call that my daug... Read more

Bootcamp Blog Challenge

Wednesday, January 20, 2010      8 comments

I know I haven't written a blog lately, but I have been thinking about it. However, I have been doing all the exercise and challenges I am part of on SP so I haven't written anything - (it is also hard for me to put my thoughts down in written... Read more

Quiet Day

Sunday, January 10, 2010      6 comments

Today I did the bootcamp jump video. That still leaves me breathless - I can't quite do the fast jumping yet. But that is the only exercise for the day. The rest of the day is my rest day. I have been working on putting together a pant... Read more

Bootcamp Day 3 & 4

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      7 comments

This is stretching me. I have never really worked with a stability ball, so it is kinda fun and different. I know I am getting a workout because I can feel muscles I haven't really felt before (if that makes sense). I also like the fact that ... Read more

Bootcamp Day 2

Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

I did the video, but it was very hard to do the single leg on my right knee. It didn't like having all the weight on it. It is very sore now. I iced it while I took a" nap" -- I am very tired today. I am planning on doing my 30 min cardi... Read more

2010 Goals

Sunday, January 03, 2010      8 comments

I'm finally sitting down to post my 2010 goals. Physical: 1) Main objective to get to "Oneville" and be under 200 lbs. 2) Lose 60 lbs (5 lbs a month) 3) Exercise daily for at least 20 min. --Oxycise 5x's a week -- Cardio 5x... Read more

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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
ource/motivation_articles.
asp?id... Read more


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