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New Plan

Monday, December 30, 2013      0 comments

I decided to change my routine. Pilates on Thursday and Yoga on Monday wasn't very much cardio. I have an elliptical on my porch, but don't seem to have the energy to really get on it now that school has started. For the cost of my weekly Pi... Read more

Fall- A Time to Reflect and Renew

Saturday, November 09, 2013      2 comments

As a teacher, Fall has always been an exciting time for me. A new set of students, a new schedule, a new year. This Fall, I found both a Pilates and a yoga class weekly. I have dabbled in both and have always done at least one weekly. I am r... Read more

September Goals

Saturday, September 01, 2012      2 comments

This has been a long summer for me. Between a trip to South Dakota with my daughter the beginning of July, surgery the end of July and aspirin desensitization the end of August, I haven't had much free time in the summer. My goals in Septem... Read more

Diet Guidelines for Busy People

Thursday, January 19, 2012      3 comments

I was given this 2 page article from my acupuncturist. Thought I'd share it's main points for anyone interested. Food- minimize pork, white and refined sugar products, artificial sweeteners and white flour products. Drink- Minimize sodas an... Read more

Finally some success

Saturday, January 07, 2012      2 comments

I found a website that suggested you eat a half of a grapefruit before each meal to help with weight loss. That sounded like a good idea, so I tried it. It did seem to work. I lost 5 pounds this week. The website says to not use the idea for... Read more

They fit

Friday, December 30, 2011      1 comments

I finally admitted my work pants' buttons were breaking not because I had the pants for 6 years, but because they were getting too small. So I went to a store and bought the size I should be wearing on sale after Christmas. My plan is to fix t... Read more

Time to Face the Truth and Move On

Tuesday, December 27, 2011      3 comments

I should have known something was wrong with my scale in July. All of a sudden, I weighed 10 pounds less. Well, I gained those 10 pounds back and 5 more. Today I went on the Wii scale for the first time in more than a year. It has me weighin... Read more

December Goals

Saturday, December 10, 2011      2 comments

I was able to get all the way to Thanksgiving without gaining any weight in November. The long weekend of Thanksgiving, however, was not a weekend of good choices. My goals for December are: get back to below 130 by the New Year Continue t... Read more

And It All Comes Tumbling Down...

Saturday, November 19, 2011      0 comments

Was all ready to begin using my treadmill...Well I went on it for four days and was doing really well. It decided to stop working 3 minutes after I reached 6mph. The next day it stopped working after I reached 6 mph for 1 minute. Now it is on... Read more

Reflection on October Goals and Goals for November

Sunday, November 06, 2011      1 comments

Found a yoga class Tuesday nights. Did bow to pressure and buy a bag of Halloween candy for my children. Only ate 3 pieces. I am quite proud. Weight has gone up to 126...Since I was on prednisone, I am okay with that. November Goals: ... Read more

October Goals

Tuesday, October 04, 2011      2 comments

1. Increase walk in the park from one mile to two miles 3-4 days a week by the end of October. 2. Now that my children's Tuesday cross country dual meets are finished, find a Tuesday night yoga class. 3. Stay within 120-125. 4. Do weigh... Read more

Reflection on September

Sunday, October 02, 2011      0 comments

Well..getting to the club every day just isn't working. I have been going to a local park and walking around the trail outside before picking up the children. It isn't as high impact cardio as I was hoping, but I am outside enjoying the Vitami... Read more

September Goals

Friday, September 02, 2011      0 comments

I am very excited to be starting September at 123. I teach and will go back to the classroom next week. My goals for September are: 1. Leave work at 3 PM and go to the club to run 3 days a week. I should arrive at the club at 4. Change get t... Read more

Off I go into temptation...

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      2 comments

I have done very well this summer. Went from an embarrassing 142 (my highest weight EVER) to a this Saturday weigh in of 126...I have done that primarily by avoiding wheat and sugar and beginning a running program. Today we celebrated my son's... Read more

What should my new weight loss goal be?

Friday, August 05, 2011      2 comments

When I first joined Spark People three years ago, I was recovering from a bad car accident and was the highest weight I had ever been..140. For three years, I have dieted and tried to lose weight. I have been between 130-135 for most of that t... Read more


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