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Accurate Numbers are Important: Gym + Heart Rate Monitor + Calorie Differential

Friday, December 19, 2014      1 comments

First off I have to say I'm thankful for Sparkpeople and all the tools that are provided to help me along this journey. However, today I realized some numbers with Sparkpeople just don't add up. I noticed this when I wore my heart rate monitor a... Read more


Monday, December 15, 2014      2 comments

Sparkpeople reports are very useful. They help you to track everything that is important in a healthy lifestyle: water, food, exercise, etc. The other tool that I used frequently in the beginning of my journey is the Spark calendar. I could look... Read more


Sunday, December 14, 2014      1 comments

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My FIRST 5K -- Reindeer Run Orlando, FL!

Sunday, December 14, 2014      3 comments

My friend Melissa had mentioned this race back in November when we were at Magic Kingdom. Long story short I signed up a few weeks ago and the race was yesterday! Alan and I left Ocala around 1130 Friday morning. We got to our hotel around ... Read more

End of BLC 26 & BLC 27 Goals

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      1 comments

BLC 26 Start Weight: 186.2 BLC 26 End Weight: 194 BLC BREAK Dec 11 - Jan 13 Goal: Lose 3 pounds! (191) BLC 27 WEEKLY GOALS BLC 27: January 14 - April 8th Read more


Saturday, December 06, 2014      3 comments

I had started planning a few months ago on 5Ks and such to do for next year. I had planned on doing this same thing this year but due to life and overall stress it didn't pan out. A few of my close friends know of the races I had in mind. ... Read more

December 1 - 5 Exercise so far

Friday, December 05, 2014      0 comments

Between my Planet Fitness membership & my new Polar FT4 Heart Rate Monitor its been a fun week! DEC 1st 2nd night of using it while riding my recumbent bike ... Read more

How I'm Staying Focused in 2015!

Thursday, December 04, 2014      1 comments

On September 1st I got this idea in my head to start a Excel spreadsheet to track the different areas in my weight loss journey. However, the idea isn't completely mine. One of my teams used a similar way for team members to track different area... Read more


Wednesday, December 03, 2014      3 comments

TOTAL MILES (WALKED & BIKED): 57.17 November 1: 190 December 1: 194.2 emoticon... <a href=Read more


Sunday, November 30, 2014      2 comments

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November 29 -- First workout with Polar Heart Rate Watch

Saturday, November 29, 2014      2 comments

I ordered this off of Amazon on Thursday (at half off!) and it came today! (Free 2 day shipping from being an Amazon Prime member) I got everything set up and put on and jumped on my recumbent bike for a quick 30 minute workout! NSV: I... Read more

Nov 28 -- Day 6 at Planet Fitness!

Saturday, November 29, 2014      0 comments

Today, I cranked out 2.41 miles in 60 minutes on the treadmill. This time I did one of the preprogrammed workouts that involved going up and down pretty steep hills. I burned 292 calories Read more

Nov 27 -- Thanksgiving 2014 - I'm Happy

Friday, November 28, 2014      4 comments

Although breakfast may have not been the healthiest, I have a LOT to be proud of 1. I measured all of my food during Thanksgiving dinner 2. I didn't go for seconds and took my time eating what was on my plate 3. Due to not eating ... Read more

31st Birthday & Day 5 at Planet Fitness

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

Food was not a top priority today. Breakfast: McDonalds (2 bacon egg & cheese biscuits) Day 5 workout November 26, 2014 Workout 2.5mph at #1 incline .50 mile -- 12 minutes Crunch machine 4x10 Modified plank (30 seconds 2 times... Read more

Treadmill Intervals on Day 4 at Planet Fitness

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

NSV: Mother Nature is very moody today and its pouring. When I had Alan take me to the gym it was raining so hard it was hard to see cars. Luckily the gyum is less than 10 miles from our house. I hadn't originaly planned on going today but I dec... Read more

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