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Seeing is Believing
7/17/2014 10:28:38 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I am an amazing woman. I say this not to boast about myself but to recognize who I am and how far I have come. I am strong, stronger than I have ever...  Read more


Day 3 of 135
7/17/2014 9:30:56 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Was happy to see 171 on the scale this morning but it made me nervous too because I don't want to lose my motivation. I don't think I am and I feel li...  Read more


Week 3 on Rockin Body
7/17/2014 8:54:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Going into 3rd week of Rockin Body - so far, so good. I'm seeing some results I haven't touch the scale trying not become so obsess with weighing my...  Read more


a beautiful day
7/17/2014 2:13:20 PM,  6 COMMENTS

a lovely day. not too hot or cold and it is not raining today. school went well. i got into the online course that is a prerequisite to take the other...  Read more


7/17/2014 12:27:17 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Ugh, my motivation ran away, and I can't find it. I'm depressed and hot.. I really feel like I have been stuck lately. I am going to force...  Read more


Wednesday, Positive Focus, Day 77
7/17/2014 12:24:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It was a pretty quiet day. I had a couple of things to do, but nothing too major. I'm just glad my kids are old enough to leave home for a while. The...  Read more


10 Things
7/17/2014 10:44:24 AM,  2 COMMENTS

1. Taking the first step is the hardest!( This is true for everything you do) 2. Forgiving yourself (oh boy is this a big one you have to let go of...  Read more


Another Milestone Achieved (well, two)!!!
7/16/2014 10:55:31 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I am pretty well tired out tonight, so I will just leave a snippet for now. Tonight, I achieved a couple of momentous milestones. I got on the oc...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 064/100/036
7/16/2014 10:45:59 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did some Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on my Ta...  Read more


Ramblings of Wednesday 7/16/2014
7/16/2014 8:54:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I think I am getting better at letting go of stress cause by people who irk me greatly. Mind you I still kind of want to deck a couple of them. Oh wel...  Read more


Day 2 of 135
7/16/2014 6:56:46 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Had a good day - did my boot camp this morning - usually there's a group but it was just me and while I was concerned and self conscious about it, I p...  Read more


Instant Gratification
7/16/2014 6:55:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This morning I got up at 7AM (Max didn't wake me early today) and was astonished how cold it was for July. 50 degrees outside! OMG. Luckily I alway...  Read more


Taller and Stronger
7/16/2014 1:26:29 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Somewhere along the line while I was focusing on getting fit and healthier, a funny thing happened. I started looking at myself and others differently...  Read more


Tuesday, Positive Focus, Day 76
7/16/2014 1:12:19 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It has been a week since I started tracking again. I know that when I track I can keep myself in control enough to lose the weight. I don't need to tr...  Read more


it's wednesday
7/16/2014 8:44:03 AM,  8 COMMENTS

school did go well yesterday for me. i did pretty well on the math questions the math teacher gave the class to do last week. i have already reserved...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 063/100/037
7/15/2014 10:51:28 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did just a little walking inside because it was raining off & on most of the day. I drank 10 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring....  Read more


Weather or not
7/15/2014 10:09:31 PM,  10 COMMENTS

A tropical front has parked right over us, so it's hot, sticky and just plain miserable. Waiting for things to cool and dry out -- or at least give us...  Read more


Changing Directions
7/15/2014 8:31:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I went to the park, as usual, and just didn't feel like running. So I put on my walking shoes instead and walked the opposite way that I usuall...  Read more


7/15/2014 5:44:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

2morrow is my anniversary & I'm really 46 . My husband & I use 2 celebrate our anniversary w/our best friend cause it's the same day. Well! All th...  Read more


One day at a time
7/15/2014 3:20:03 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Day 1 of 135 - I can do this one day at a time...  Read more


Monday, Positive Focus, Day 75
7/15/2014 1:42:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The day started out pretty well. I woke up in a good mood and managed to get a bunch of housework done. All the laundry was done and I even managed to...  Read more


So Much Rain
7/15/2014 1:13:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday's bike ride was a bust. Loaded my bike and headed to older DD. She got out her bike and it was waiting in her driveway. I had her get on...  Read more


Trusting The Process
7/15/2014 1:11:09 PM,  262 COMMENTS

When I gave up the scale three weeks ago, I posted an index card on the refrigerator that says TRUST THE PROCESS in bold red letters. My hubby asked...  Read more


Improving Fitness
7/15/2014 1:00:48 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been a member since 5/13/2014 (my 14th wedding anniversary 337 ) and have truly enjoyed my journey so far. I have to get better at entering...  Read more


Accountability Through Snap Chat
7/15/2014 8:58:44 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Smart phones, there's an app for everything. You snap pictures of everything under the sun so why not what you put in your mouth? The idea: My fr...  Read more


a rainy day
7/15/2014 8:36:42 AM,  9 COMMENTS

i woke up to rain coming down steadily outside this morning. that is alright. i found my raincoat and umbrella. then off i went to school. the compute...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 062/100/038
7/14/2014 10:32:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking outside, drank 11 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on...  Read more


Wish it was easier!!!
7/14/2014 5:24:32 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So my biggest challenge is getting in my strength training. I wish it was something that I just loved to do, because it would make it so much easier!...  Read more


Sunday, Positive Focus, Day 74
7/14/2014 2:11:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Sometimes you are not in charge of a meal and this was one of those days for me. When we get together with my Mom, meals tend to be different. Fortuna...  Read more


Longer Run Today
7/14/2014 11:51:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

After yesterday's bike ride I went looking for someone to do it again with me today. Later in the afternoon. No takers until I talked with older DD....  Read more


Suggestion that turned into a Resolve
7/14/2014 11:21:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I met with a PT from my gym, after his assessment he suggested that I lose 84pds to meet my "best self" as he puts it. I told him there is no way I w...  Read more


it's monday
7/14/2014 10:56:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

i had a great weekend. now i am on a break between classes at school. had to do an actual essay in the first class this morning. what a way to start t...  Read more


7/14/2014 9:42:17 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Hello I have managed to loose 2 stone/28 lbs through illness, the illness has left me IBS and gastroenteritis, so i really need to watch what i a...  Read more


7/14/2014 9:10:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

to drop some weight but more importantly to get focused on ME. I've got nothing pressing to do except workout, eat right and focus on me. I'm r...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 061/100/039
7/13/2014 10:59:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did just a little walking because I am not feeling very well. My back is really hurting & I did not sleep very well. I drank 9 glasses of wate...  Read more


If You Ever Felt Like Failing, Remember that Quitting is Not an Option
7/13/2014 9:08:17 PM,  3 COMMENTS

You know how it is. You have gone way too far. You now got into the exercise habit and you are now eating clean. And all of the sudden, life gets in t...  Read more


Yup, I Did It
7/13/2014 8:26:04 PM,  15 COMMENTS

The last few weeks that I have been visiting my mother-in-law, I've been opting to sit on a hard-backed chair to make it somewhat easier for me to get...  Read more


Bike Riding Fun
7/13/2014 6:38:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today has been a fun day. It rained all night and was still raining when I got up this morning. So DH and I read the paper at a leisurely pace, some...  Read more


Saturday, Positive Focus, Day 73
7/13/2014 6:38:19 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It was a busy day. Since a birthday takes a whole weekend, I had to work on more birthday items, cake was on the list. First we needed to get our eyes...  Read more


how can I turn back time?
7/13/2014 6:24:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

What would you say to your younger self if you met him/her on a street one day? I would have too many things to tell myself. First I'd say to cherish...  Read more


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