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One step forward and then 5 back!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      6 comments

Just when you're doing good, why is it something has to happen? We had a friend from Georgia, who is in the miltary, come visit with his family over the weekend. That was good. The bad part is, I started getting sick on Saturday. It got worse Su... Read more
Only 15 days in and almost 1,500 fitness minutes already!
Thursday, September 30, 2010      8 comments

Even though I started in the middle of Septmber, I have over 1,483 fitness minutes I put in, in the past 2 weeks! I can't wait to see what "damage" I can do in October! My weigh in is October 15th, so looking forward to then as well.... Read more
Push The Limits
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      1 comments

I pushed my limits today. I walked further and longer than I have been. I rested afterwards for over an hour. Then, off to the gym where I did strength exercises. I ended the night relaxing in the sauna. I honestly believe If you work hard and d... Read more
Walking Buddy
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      3 comments

Tomorrow I have a friend joining me for my hike/walk. I was presently surprised she asked if she could join me. She stated she wanted to get into a health kick as well. This is fantastic! It always helps to have a weight loss buddy in the flesh ... Read more
Much better weekend than last!
Monday, September 27, 2010      1 comments

I got in at least an hour of exercise each day this weekend. I ate fairly healthy without going overboard. I did give in to a hunger craving last night. I made a salami and cheese sandwich with only 2 thin slices of uncured salami and light chee... Read more
Increased energy=Insomnia
Sunday, September 26, 2010      5 comments

For the past week I have noticed I haven't been sleeping as well. I toss and turn and/or have trouble falling asleep. It doesn't matter if I work out morning or night. I think it's associated with an increase in energy and my metabolism kicking... Read more
Looking and feeling good!
Saturday, September 25, 2010      2 comments

I am so proud of myself! I watched football with my husband and friends and didn't drink alcohol (worried about the calories). I also ate healthy and within my caloric range. I actually have calories to spare if needed. I went to the gym early a... Read more
Decreased appetite
Friday, September 24, 2010      4 comments

The longer I go on w/my calorie restriction, the easier it gets, and I am so thankful. I ate breakfast and lunch (satisfied after both)and still have up to 850 calories maximum calories and 500 minimum to use for a light dinner.... Read more
Willing to do WHATEVER it takes
Thursday, September 23, 2010      3 comments

I have pushed myself when I just wanted to give up. I have turned down wrong choices for meals. This time there is something different. I am on the verge of something extraordinary...I am on the verge of finding myself again! ... Read more
Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

Actually, it wasn't too bad. I did manage to get in an hour and a half in exercise. I am also ranked #19 in Lansing, Michigan in SP leaders for logged in exercise hours...woo hoo! Overall today was a good day. Now I am tired. Good night y'all! ... Read more
My Ode to Summer and Fall's Realization
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      4 comments

With the change of the seasons I sit here and welcome the change. I see the changes in the color spectrum of the leaves and shrubbery and watch the leaves begin to drop. With the reflection of summer becoming a glimpse of the past, I see the f... Read more
Dragging my heels
Monday, September 20, 2010      0 comments

Exhausted from the weekend and busy Monday. Made a bad choice for lunch/ dinner. Ready for a better more rested Tuesday. Clock is ticking to my 20 year class reunion in November.... Read more
Slip up Saturday
Saturday, September 18, 2010      1 comments

I didn't do so well today. My husband said I have been working at this so hard that I deserve to slack sometimes. I suppose that's true. I was really on a roll and just don't want to slip into a depression. Gonna have to get back up on the saddl... Read more
Feelin it and Seein it!
Thursday, September 16, 2010      2 comments

I am feeling much more energy and can see my body reshaping itself. I am in it to win it! I am no longer in denial about my weight. I no longer want to avoid clothes shopping and social situations. I am really looking forward to the gym tonight.... Read more
Butt whippin at the gym
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      1 comments

I was inspired by other's blogs I read last night. Even though when I wait til evening to go to the gym (on days I work), I lose motivation the later it gets, but the people who inspired me put a flame under my butt and I made myself go to the g... Read more

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