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Weight Watchers
Wednesday, July 30, 2008      1 comments

So, I started back at Weight Watchers last week. My first week went really well...lost 3 pounds!! I have done well on my own (lost 24 pounds!) but have struggled and been stuck at the same weight (pretty much) for months. I have been a WW... Read more
Always learning
Friday, May 23, 2008      1 comments

So week 1 of the challenge goes by and I am impressed with myself and the food journal I am keeping. My workouts are on the ball and I am even doing week 2 of my run training! ME, running!! I weight in and I am up three pounds!! Holy &#$* ... Read more
May challenge
Monday, May 12, 2008      0 comments

The gym where I am working has a challenge for May. To raise money for their Kids Foundation they are doing a weight loss challenge. 10 Weeks, 10 Pounds, 10 Bucks Half the money raised goes to charity and the other half to the winner of th... Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      0 comments

So here I am back on Spark. It has been a while. I have been able to get back to my gym routine of 4-5 mornings a week as well as some new workout routines so that is awesome! I have also been able to make some changes to my diet which is n... Read more
Starting Again
Monday, March 17, 2008      0 comments

We are finally settled! Our family has been in transition for 5 weeks and last week we finally settled!! woohoo! Last week was full of unpacking and such. So today was my first official day back at the gym! So exciting. I was without a v... Read more
In transition
Friday, February 08, 2008      1 comments

I haven't blogged in a while! I have moved out of province and into my Mom's house! STRESS! I am just hoping that I can at least stay the same on the scales. Because we are in transition I am unable to get to the gym either....ARGH! Can... Read more
Words to live by....
Tuesday, January 15, 2008      0 comments

Thanks STARTWALKING!! what wonderful words you have composed to help motivate many!! STARTWALKING'S poem... I wrote the following piece on 1/8/08 in honor of those who are plagued by negative self image. I also dedicate it to all my i... Read more
Friday, January 04, 2008      1 comments

Okay, so I did something today that I have wanted to do but really DIDN'T WANT TO DO. I wish that I had done it at the beginning of my weight loss journey (25 pounds ago) but if THIS scared me then I think it would have given me a heart attack ... Read more
staying put
Friday, December 28, 2007      1 comments

I know it is the Holidays. I know that my workout schedule has been thrown off by gym closures and strange hours. I know that I am indulging in small treats. BUT IT DOESN'T MAKE IT ANY EASIER TO LOOK AT THE SCALE AND SEE IT STAYING THE ... Read more
Current weigh-in
Thursday, December 27, 2007      0 comments

I am so happy that I am 199. Yes there are obvious reasons but it means more than the obvious. I gained a lot of weight with my pregnancy. I delivered in Nov 2005 and that Christmas weighed in at 199. I was so happy to have lost after my ... Read more
Walking on air!
Monday, December 17, 2007      1 comments

I am so excited! I am having a great week! Snow storm yesterday and no where to go! So we hunkered down and enjoyed a lazy day. Today I had a GREAT workout! I interviewed for a job at my gym and GOT IT!! WOOHOO! AND, AND, AND... I... Read more
My week in review
Friday, December 14, 2007      0 comments

I think my calves are rebelling!!! This is week 2 of the new workout and my calves are killing me! I had to cut Tuesdays cardio by 5 minutes because I was in so much pain!! A REALLY good soleus stretch helped and I ran the full 30 minutes ... Read more
My week in review...
Sunday, December 09, 2007      0 comments

So this marks the third day of drinking all 13 glasses of my water! Not hard at all...once I got my Nalgene bottle out of the cupboard I was all set. Water isn't really a big hurdle for me. I am reading Tosca Reno's book The Eat Clean ... Read more
Water, water, everywhere
Thursday, December 06, 2007      1 comments

I have been reading The Eat Clean diet. GREAT BOOK! Can't wait to start putting it into practice. I started today with water intake. I love drinking water, always have. It makes me feel better, I like the taste, it quenches my thirst,... Read more
Scale Woes
Wednesday, December 05, 2007      0 comments

I have three enemies... 1) medical scale at the gym 2) dial scale at the gym 3) digital scale at home All three of my enemies weight me in at different weights! Argh! I get to use each regularly so I COULD use any of the three. ... Read more

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