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Beginning biking.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      1 comments

I will now be using a bike to help get to work. I can't yet bike all the way but I will be biking up to the bus stop and slowly building up my ability to use the bike. Today was my first day and I no longer think drinking water will be an issue... Read more

Facing the truth about my failure.

Monday, June 02, 2014      4 comments

I have not been active on the website since March, and I have put weight back on. I have not been succeeding and this is due to the fact that I stopped being careful in what I consume and I give in to my lazy nature. I still walk at least 1 mi... Read more

Finding ways to fit in workouts when I can

Monday, March 10, 2014      3 comments

I walk 1 mile M-F every week to the bus stop in the morning and walk 1 mile m-t-w-f every week home from the bus stop in the afternoon. This has become a regular part of my day and I know that I need more than just the walking to keep pushing f... Read more

Spark Activity Tracker

Saturday, March 08, 2014      2 comments

It is finally here!!!! I got my tracker today and it is all set up. Now to find the best place for me to place it to start tracking my data. I am looking forward to seeing how well it works!!!... Read more

Feeling super charged today

Wednesday, March 05, 2014      5 comments

I finally was able to order my Spark Activity Tracker and I am excited to get it. My husband has a new job and things are looking up. With being super excited about everything I am feeling more energized and cannot wait to get out th... Read more

Changing my goals

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      6 comments

I made some changes to my goals today. I do not feel overwhelmed by my original goals. However after several suggestions and tips that I have read here, I am breaking them down into smaller goals in order to reach my overall goal. I... Read more

Staying positive against all odds

Sunday, February 16, 2014      5 comments

As I have mentioned when I first joined spark people, my downfall was being a perpetual pessimist. I always looked at the negative side of things and it has always been a road block to my success. I have been making it my goal to turn ar... Read more

No scale right now.

Thursday, January 30, 2014      3 comments

My son destroyed my scale. I still have no idea what my current weight is. I did however measure myself just to get an idea of what is going on. I was happy to see that even though I added a half inch to my waist and hips, I lost and i... Read more

NO MORE EXCUSES

Monday, January 13, 2014      6 comments

I am ashamed to say I fell off the wagon. I was doing so great right up to Thanksgiving and even a few days afterwards. Then I started telling myself that "You are doing great and its ok just this one time." The one time turned into th... Read more

#fit2Feast days 17, 18, 19 20, and 21.

Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

Ok I knew I havnt blogged for a few days but I didnt realize it was this many. My 11yr old has had controlle of the computer most days this week. I can proudly say that I have been keeping up with the challenge. on 11/17, I did 1... Read more

#fit2feast days, 14, 15, and 16

Saturday, November 16, 2013      2 comments

I have been keeping up with my exercising each day, I just have not had the chance to post about it. So over the past 3 days I have done a total of 30 mins on my ski elliptical and 11 mins on dance central. Tonight My family joined... Read more

#fit2feast day 13 - day late but not forgotten

Thursday, November 14, 2013      2 comments

I did my fitness yesterday and was feeling great!! I did 44 mins total of walking. I came home and made dinner for the kids. My original plan was to do one of my palates videos after dinner. I made whole wheat spaghetti, but this tim... Read more

#fit2feast day 12

Tuesday, November 12, 2013      3 comments

I did my 1 mile walk home in only 23 mins!! that is the shortest time so far!!! When i got home I also did 20 mins on my ski elliptical, and once i put my son to bed I will be doing 10 mins on Dance Central. I feel really energized t... Read more

#fit2feast day 11

Monday, November 11, 2013      5 comments

I did about 1 hours worth of walking today. It was cold and rainy but I just recently bought myself an MP3 player and loaded it with upbeat songs, so my walk was more like mild dancing down the street. must have been a sight for the cars passi... Read more

#fit2feast day 10

Sunday, November 10, 2013      4 comments

ok, day 10 for fit2feast challenge. I did 11 mins on Dance Central. I forgot they had a workout mode, so it was great to use it. It tracked my time and calories burned. and yes calories burned according to game was based off of my actual weight.... Read more


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