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June-July 2013 Challenge
Monday, June 03, 2013      2 comments

This challenge runs from June 1 to July 31, 2013. Starting Data June 30 Aug 1st Weight: 225.0 217.1 216.0 Neck: 13.5 13.5 13.0 Upp... Read more
DOT 60 Day Challenge FInal
Friday, April 12, 2013      0 comments

Wow, this was a great challnge to get me motivated, now to focus on my Memorial Day Challenge and getting ready for the Global Race for Cure on May 11th. I ended up with a overall 5.2 pound or 2.2% weight loss. Not too bad. As expected th... Read more
DOT Challenge - Last Week
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      0 comments

Wow, this is my last week in the challenge. Did I loose alot of weigh - don't think so. Did I gain huge benefits from it - YES. I am back on track with my exercise. Eating is within calorie range for most days (eating out and Easter Candy we... Read more
Memorial Day Challenge
Sunday, March 31, 2013      0 comments

The DOT challenge ends in the middle of April and I don't want to loose momentum so I'm setting a Memorial Day Challenge. So far Jim has signed up for it and I'm hoping to get the kids involved too - we can all loose weight. Starting Data:... Read more
DOT Challenge Update
Sunday, March 31, 2013      0 comments

I feel like I am on track during the week - managing calorie intake and getting in exercising. Eating out on the weekends and not making time for exercise is much more of a challenge. So that is going to be this weeks challenge - getting a pla... Read more
DOT Challenge Update
Monday, March 18, 2013      0 comments

We got one day in the gym and then they locked us out again based on the claim that an non-DOT employee put in a waiver. Of course no one could tell us that person's name so we think it was just an excuse. Took almost two weeks to get us back ... Read more
DOT Challenge Update
Saturday, March 09, 2013      2 comments

Weil finally this last Tuesday 3/5 they opened the gym at work to include us instead of just Police & Fire and Rescue. The gym is awesome - it has almost all my favorite pieces of equipment (only missing hip abductor/hib adductor, but there is ... Read more
DOT Challenge Week 2
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      0 comments

The first week went good up to Saturday in regards to eating. Still having trouble getting back into the exercise swing (only 36 minutes last week), but I am confident that will come. Just wish it was warmer so I could walk at lunch and Police... Read more
60 Day DOT Challenge
Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

So I jumped in with both feet and $50, well Monday, 2/11/13 is the actual start but I signed up today, 2/8/13! I was the 20th person to sign up, which makes the winners pot very nice. Half for total weight loss and half for highest percentage. ... Read more
Sunday, October 09, 2011      0 comments

I have started taking a Yoga Class at Awaken Wellness and the instructor starts and ends each class with a reading. This Saturday she read about choices we make including not making a choice which in a sense is making a choice. It really got m... Read more
2010 Goals - Making Organization a Priority in my Goals!
Monday, December 28, 2009      1 comments

Stephanie’s 2010 Goals In looking at my goals for the year it is clear that this is a year of making organization a priority! Organization in planning my workout schedules, eating and drinking choices, cleaning/fixing up the house, helping ki... Read more
Wishing on Star Update
Monday, December 28, 2009      0 comments

OK as the year closes it is time to reflect on last years goals - the good, bad and ugly. Wish #1 is to be 10% healthier by the end of the year. Well I started out good on this wish then it turned ugly at the end. I realised this month t... Read more
Time Travel
Sunday, July 12, 2009      0 comments

Some say that time travel isn’t possible. I say that each of us does it daily. It is the smell of my mother’s favorite flower, hibiscus floating through the air in the grocery store and I'm suddenly taken back to a time when she was still w... Read more
July 2009 - Making Opportunities!
Thursday, July 02, 2009      0 comments

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door", Milton Berle. I received this quote on the daily email I receive from sparks last week. How do they seem to know exactly what you need to hear? I realized that I had put away that door sever... Read more
Global Race for Cure, June 6, 2009
Saturday, June 06, 2009      0 comments

Wow I couldn't believe it was time for my third Race for the Cure in Washington D.C. This year was the first time it changed from National to Global race, but I didn't realize that until I got there. This was just one of many changes this ye... Read more

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