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New Beginnings?
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      1 comments

I am not much of a writer but I don't know what else to do besides write and/or pray these days. I never allow myself to vent outside of these two forums and I guess that's what I need to do today… Therefore, I apologize in advance for my borin... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Week Two Check-In & February Goals
Sunday, February 02, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday was the start of the third week of the 5% Winter Challenge. I hit my goal for weight loss but not my workout minutes - it was a crazy and busy week. :-( Here were my stats: Starting Weight 1/25/2014: 189.4 lbs. Current W... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Week Two Check-In
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

Saturday was the start of week two of the 5% Winter Challenge. I hit my goal of a two pound weight loss for the week: Starting Weight: 191.8 lbs. Current Weight: 189.4 lbs. ... Read more
5% Winter Challenge - Week One
Saturday, January 18, 2014      6 comments

Today is the first day of the 5% Winter Challenge and I was placed on the Teddy Bears team. It is an eight-week challenge and the goal is to lose 5% of your body weight while developing healthy lifestyle habits. While I hope to lose more than ... Read more
Jillian Michaels Curves Review
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      5 comments

My Curves coach surprised us all by starting the Jillian Michaels' routine yesterday instead of on the 15th when she originally planned to. Either way I was pumped!! ... Read more
January 12th Check-In
Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

I wanted to check-in with you all and provide an update. I started a new job on January 6th which is turning out to be one of the biggest blessings of all time. Since this job is downtown and traffic/parking is horrendous and expensive, I... Read more
January 5th
Sunday, January 05, 2014      4 comments

I just wanted to check in with my monthly goals. This past week I went to Curves Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday which is what they recommend. I will go to Curves at least 5 times per week with additional cardio and specific strength trai... Read more
January 2nd Blog
Thursday, January 02, 2014      1 comments

I've been getting into my habits of my healthier lifestyle for the past few weeks. Today marked my first 'official' day for my January goals. In the past few weeks, I got a membership at Curves and a new juicer. I'm pumped about Curves becaus... Read more
New Year's Resolutions...
Saturday, December 21, 2013      2 comments

I've decided to do things a little differently for 2014. I have decided to break down my resolutions by month. I think that 30-31 (or 28) day chunks will make it easier for me to accomplish my goals and provide enough variety for me. I have d... Read more
What Makes This Time Different?
Thursday, July 26, 2012      3 comments

I just posted this in a motivation message board and thought it would make a good blog post. The Message Board was called: "What makes this time different?" I challenge each of you who reads this blog to meditate on this question. The ans... Read more
July Mid-Month Check-In
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

I wanted to start tracking my progress during the month to keep me on track. So far this month, my eating has gotten sooooo much better. I'm tracking my food and I'm going to the gym at least 4-5 times per week. I feel better and use the gym ... Read more
July 2012 Goals
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

Hey guys!! I hope everyone had a successful and rewarding June. It's time to see how I did on my June Goals and see what I have planned for July. In June, I joined a Weight Loss Challenge for one of my Sparkteams and I have consistently been ... Read more
June 2012 Goals
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      1 comments

I finally began the Couch to 5K (C25K) program so that I can start running. If you are starting this program I HIGHLY recommend downloading the C25K Free app on your smartphone. It talks to you while you go through the program (it even motivat... Read more
February Goals
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      4 comments

My girlfriend and I have decided to embark on a healthy living challenge for 2012. We have committed to working out and eating better together. Today was Day One. I admit, it felt strange and exciting being back in the gym and getting on the ... Read more