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Zumba at lunch time
5/15/2014 8:31:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I must be a little OCD since it took me out of my comfort zone to: 1. Take a Zumba class in the middle of the work day 2. Take a longer lunch than...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Good running shoes make a difference
5/13/2014 12:48:07 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I ran W3D3 yesterday, I ran on an indoor track, which is cushioned & level. Also wore my good trainers, and a knee brace. And my knees are ok today. ...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Weigh in day 5/12/14
5/12/2014 11:03:09 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Weigh in Day 5/12/14: 174.4 holding steady at the same weight as the last 2 weeks. Even though I really hoped for a serious loss (I was seeing 172.8 o...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Ran yesterday, knees today
5/10/2014 10:41:20 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I ran my W3D2 from Running Mate yesterday. I'm really proud of my sticking with my running. I'm taking it slow & easy, building up my endurance. List...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Who ate my chocolate coffee beans?
5/9/2014 12:44:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Last night there was a box of delicious dark chocolate covered espresso coffee bean on the table. DS15, DS26 & I ate some of them. (1 oz about 18 bean...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

I was stressed & didn't eat emotionally
5/8/2014 2:34:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Alert the media: I am an emotional eater and yesterday, even though I was stressed out, I didn't eat emotionally. Did I think that when I cross...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

All aboard the new way of life train
5/8/2014 12:27:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My husband got a wake up call yesterday. Welcome to the world of Diabetes type 2.... That was a wake up call for me cause we weigh the same, eat the s...  Read more

ARTICLILY

Bad morning recap
5/7/2014 2:27:43 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm having a bad morning. Some of it is of my own actions, some by the actions of others, some just because. 1. 6:30 am DS15 is out of pills. 2...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Spinach Lasagna
5/6/2014 8:45:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I started my new attempt to lower my cholesterol: 1. Oatmeal instead of eggs for breakfast 2. Fish oil capsules 3. Meatless Monday The oatm...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Blood work results not pretty
5/5/2014 10:09:56 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Even though I'm losing weight and exercising regularly, my cholesterol is still going up. Over the last 3 tests: Overall cholesterol-- 211 to 219 t...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

New Goal Pants
5/4/2014 1:08:33 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I have too many sneakers, I concluded after straightening out my closet. On impulse, I reached into the far right corner of my closet & pulled o...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

REALLY?!?
5/2/2014 11:38:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I really liked SparkPeople when I started. I still do, but I used to blog all the time. I don't so much now............. REALLY?!? A year! OVER a...  Read more

MINICOOPER452

Mile-A-Day Challenge for May
5/2/2014 11:04:28 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Spark People posted a "Mile-A-Day Challenge for May." www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po st=step_into_may_with_a_new_challenge I walked 4.30...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

IOWL #251 Letting Go of a "Fat" Identity
5/1/2014 3:17:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Episode 251: Letting Go of a "Fat" Identity What to do when you see yourself as a fat person how to update your identity. Learn how your ide...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Pinch Punch First of the Month, May
5/1/2014 9:18:17 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I invite you to take your measurements with me on the first of each month. Take a picture, too. Sometimes progress doesn't show on the scale, es...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Screensaver of Doom
4/30/2014 10:31:20 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Our minds evolved for survival, not happiness. When relaxed, not focusing on the present, the mind defaults to a SCREENSAVER OF DOOM "finding fault wi...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

2 of My Motivational Tools
4/29/2014 11:01:58 AM,  10 COMMENTS

When I was stuck in my "180 problem" I gave myself a gift of 2 motivational tools: my progress chart and reward jar. Rather than going up and do...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

CAN SERIOUS EXERCISE ALSO BE FUN?
4/28/2014 3:54:48 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I came across an interesting thread today. Someone wanted to know if "serious" exercise could also be "fun". It started me thinking about my own vie...  Read more

KICKINGIT@56

Weigh in day 4/28/14
4/28/2014 11:23:48 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Weigh in day 4/28/14: 174.4 (-.2) Down 3.4 since Jan. 1. There's something so motivating about Jan. 1. My New Years resolution, losing weight turned i...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Sunday
4/27/2014 6:50:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Every think I've done (diet & exercise) is why I'm at the weight & fitness level I am today, which is around 175, down from my all time high of 209. I...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

I discovered why I'm not tracking consistentley
4/25/2014 11:51:46 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I haven't been blogging consistently, which as many of you know in the weight loss blogosphere means if I dropped off my blogging, maybe I dropp...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Sync your Fitbit more places
4/24/2014 12:58:43 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have seen the question about what apps does fitbit sync to a lot lately so thought I would share this! For example: Sync a Fitbit One, Ultra or...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Weigh in day 4/21/14
4/21/2014 12:25:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Weigh in day 4/21/14: 174.6 (-1.2) Down 3.2 since Jan., but as you probably gathered from my recent blog entries, I am putting more emphasis on changi...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Jersey in Glasses
4/19/2014 8:54:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My lungs are finally fully functional! I felt so good about my run on Friday, that I did another run with DS15 on Saturday. He's really fast! Today I...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Inside Out Weight Loss
4/18/2014 4:26:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a month since I blogged about IOWL, between the 100 days blogging and being sick. I think my readers are polarized about this podcast...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

I ran
4/18/2014 11:42:31 AM,  13 COMMENTS

At the advice of my personal trainer, I went back to Week 1 of Couch to 5k. I had been on week 4. Week 1 looks like this: 5 Min Walk (2 Min...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Funeral For My Fat
4/17/2014 4:23:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I saw my personal trainer yesterday. I was able to do upper & lower body, but didn't feel up to cardio or abs. I have 1 more week of sessions, and Apr...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Back to Health
4/16/2014 11:33:26 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I walked up the stairs today without a coughing fit! I'm not back to full lung health yet, but that's a milestone. And it's got me thinking about my g...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Catching up on the last several days
4/15/2014 7:42:02 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I didn't get to the gym today because I"m still not completely recovered. It's been 10 day and I still have some lung congestion. Friday 5am we l...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist - Day 15 of 53
4/14/2014 4:13:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 1 day) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) S...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Getting Stronger
4/11/2014 7:17:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Progress report so far this week I have lost 0 lbs. Now that I have stopped my green smoothie cleanse, I have managed to gain and lose the same...  Read more

DIAMNDSPRKLMOM

Daily checklist - Day 11 of 53 (Two more pounds lost!)
4/10/2014 3:52:34 PM,  9 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) ...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 100
4/10/2014 10:39:02 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Total weight loss for the first 100 days in the year: 4.4 1/1/14: 178.2 1/6/14: 175.4 (-2.8) 1/13/14: 176.6 (+1.2) 1/20/14: 177.2 (+.6) 1...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist - Day 10 of 53
4/9/2014 4:28:43 PM,  6 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) ...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Feeling much better
4/9/2014 10:00:32 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I'm want to get back to my routine, so I'm back to work after missing F, M & T. Work sure piled up! I still have a cough, and my voice is horse, but I...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist - Day 9 of 53
4/8/2014 3:27:21 PM,  7 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 1 day) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) ...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Weigh in 4/7/14
4/7/2014 8:52:06 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Weigh in 4/7/14 175.8 (+2.8) I went back to the dr today because I was feeling so poorly. Thanks to all my spark friends for pushing me a bit! Th...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 96 "What will it take?"
4/6/2014 11:01:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 96 "What will it take?" What are the action steps to take to get to my goal? I've been doing very well (up to getting sick) with personal tra...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 95 "Set Your Intentions"
4/5/2014 9:37:32 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Day 95 "Set Your Intentions" I'm setting my intent live the life of the slim, fit & healthy person. Action plan: I meet with my personal...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 94 "3 Columns of Weight Loss"
4/5/2014 9:17:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 94 "3 Columns of Weight Loss" Every day, from waking to sleeping, I'm living in one of these columns: 1. Weight loss 2. Maintain 3. Gai...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

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