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P90 - day 2

Friday, December 30, 2011      0 comments

I'm on a mini-roll! :) Going to try to do some bellydance drills later, too... and maybe some Wii stuff, if my dog will let me (she likes to get in on the action, too!). *~*~*~* Also - Andrew and I got UP fitness bands - it's nea... Read more

Restarted P90

Thursday, December 29, 2011      0 comments

Long may it last! Did the Phase 1 strength training this morning with the new hand weights - WOW what a difference! I feel really worked out. :) Want to do some bellydance drills later, but this is a good start to today. I'm on ... Read more

tools of the trade

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      1 comments

Hand weights... check! Body fat scale... check! Fitness ball pump... check! There's something to be said for making an investment in things that will help you get closer to your goals. Whether it's quality (i.e., non-fad) equipme... Read more

Some things on MY wish list...

Tuesday, December 27, 2011      1 comments

So now that my wallet has a little breathing room, I think I'm going to get some of the things on MY wish list: 1) Hand weights; 2) Fancy scale that measures body fat percentage and water retention; 3) Pump for the fitness ball my... Read more

Doing GREAT today!

Thursday, December 22, 2011      1 comments

But the poopy thing is that when you eat stuff that doesn't have a label... it's hard to log. Meh. Anyway - I had a nice salad (mixed greens, roasted red peppers, not too much fresh mozzarella, grilled eggplant, grape tomatoes, and bal... Read more

Doing well today

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      0 comments

I find that I do much better at sticking with my plan by logging breakfast, lunch and snack first thing in the morning. That way, when something tempting comes up, I say to myself, "Nope, it's not on my plan, I didn't log it, I can't have i... Read more

I think I've said it before...

Monday, December 19, 2011      0 comments

But Better Oats really DOES make one heck of a good oatmeal. I've never been much of an oatmeal person but, this year, I am a convert! *~*~*~* My young friend, Vianca - who has a bit of a gypsy lifestyle - is back in Delaware now, for... Read more

There really IS an app for that...

Thursday, December 15, 2011      0 comments

So, now that I have the iPad 2 - which, by the way, really IS all that it is cracked up to be - I'm looking for ways I can use it to help me with everyday stuff. Did you know that Sparkpeople has iPhone/iPad apps?? I didn't! it... Read more

No pound loss... BUT...

Monday, December 05, 2011      1 comments

Interestingly enough, I am down a dress size. I don't buy a lot of dresses, mostly because I spend my weekdays in my work wardrobe and my weekends in my jeans and a t-shirt. I guess because I wear this stuff every day, I don't see the ... Read more

31 Days to Healthier Holidays

Thursday, December 01, 2011      2 comments

Happy December, y'all. :) Like many folks, December is historically the month where I fall off the wagon the most... so many parties and social gatherings mean not only opportunities to overindulge and eat things I shouldn't in quantities ... Read more

Goals for Today

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      0 comments

-Get through work without throttling anyone -Fix low-calorie, nutritionally-sound dinner (hot pot?) -Clean (finish vacuuming; wash floors) -Laundry -Pilates/Yoga (either/or - I just need to do something relaxing!!!)... Read more


Monday, November 28, 2011      0 comments

The cafeteria downstairs does bean burritos now! And although it means I have to be wary of extras (sour cream... cheese... guacamole... oy), one of the things that they do REALLY well down there is fresh salsa. It's so, so, SO good- and h... Read more

Slipping... just a little...

Monday, November 21, 2011      2 comments

But getting it back on track. :) You know, that's one of the greatest things about the human body: its ability to adapt. It's always ready to change when we are. Change truly does start from within. Get your head in the right place ... Read more

And now... for something completely different

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

This evening, some of my co-workers and I are going to go St. Elizabeth's to learn oldies line dancing... ha! (If you don't know what that is, think about the dancing you saw in movies like "Hairspray" and "Grease.") I'm sure it won'... Read more

Been doing okay...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      0 comments

...but I know I can do better. Problem lately is timing. Andrew's schedule and my schedule are not lining up, and the time when I most want to exercise - right after work - is not working out because I have to come home and deal with the d... Read more

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