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Children and Nutrition
Friday, June 19, 2009      0 comments

The following is a post I made in response to another part of the SparkPeople website. I felt the examination of my old habits was important enough to include it as a blog entry for myself: I am very fortunate that my kids go for the health... Read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      0 comments

I am on a plateau for my weight loss and doing my best to stay focused. It's a bit of a downer since I have been incredibly consistent in my weight loss since Feb. Oh well, I will have to look deep inside for a better attitude and try to make ti... Read more
Wow - I'm down more than 40
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

I am really feeling great. I am down 42 pounds and feeling it in so many positive ways. I can do so much more without becoming uncomfortable. I did a lot of gardening last weekend. I am making a raised veggie garden and the first year is the har... Read more
My Biggest Fitness Accomplishment
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      0 comments

My biggest fitness accomplishment so far has been to build stamina on the stair stepper. I had no problem building stamina on the elliptical but the stair stepper exhausted me. I had to start with 2-3 minute intervals. Now I can make it 30 minut... Read more
My "Trouble Goal"
Monday, April 20, 2009      1 comments

I certainly know which goal I have finally been able to achieve...working out routinely. In the past I would do aerobic exercises for a couple weeks, maybe a month before tapering off. Now I work out 3 times a week, no less than 90 minutes at a ... Read more
Fitness, an ongoing part of my life
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

When I FINALLY became sick and tired of being sick and tired I made a commitment to myself that I would work out 2 times a week, starting at 30 min, increasing the time by 5 min each workout. When I could work out 90 minutes with no fatigue I ad... Read more
One of the many reason I am improving my health...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      0 comments

This year my husband and I will go on a multiple day bike ride (a couple of hundred miles). Last year my husband had to seriously compromise his riding to allow me to keep-up with him. This year, with the help of SparkPeople, I am loosing a lot ... Read more
Down 29 lbs and still loosing weight
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

I am shocked that I have been able to consistently loose weight. I have wanted to do this for years and SparkPeople has provided me the tools that I needed. I have 61 lbs to go and I am looking forward to getting there!... Read more
Moving along nicely
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      0 comments

Ever time I think I have hit a plateau I find that it was only a couple of day delay. I am down 27 pounds and still very excited about the changes I have made and the progress that goes hand-in-hand with those changes.... Read more
My Biggest Healthy Eating Accomplishment
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      1 comments

My biggest healthy eating accomplishment has been learning to slow down, look at what I am eating and the quantity of what I am eating. I know what to avoid, what is healthy AND low in calories and the result has been a complete change in my eat... Read more
Feeling So So Today
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      0 comments

Today has been a so so day. I have not exceeded the recommended calories but I also have not been hungry. Hopefully I will have a little more energy tomorrow.... Read more
It's working...oh yes!
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

emoticon I am down 25 lbs and so happy. I am able to work out for 120 minutes (that was a dream that I thought wa... Read more
On my way down the scale
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

The plateau that I was battling got a little challenging at times so I took action. On a regular basis I reminded myself that I have lost a lot of weight and that I feel and look a whole lot better. I also did home work on metabolism and found t... Read more
Hit a Plateau...and it's OK
Thursday, February 12, 2009      2 comments

I was doing great with my weight loss and I hit a plateau. I am still watching my calories, keeping within range and focusing on healthy calories. I look forward to the weekend because I will be able to make time to work out and burn a little mo... Read more
One Month Down and Who Knows How Many To Go
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

Although I faltered a couple of times in the first weeks of the New Year I am now counting calories every day, reading labels and slowly but surely getting back into the exercise routine. I have lost a hand full of pounds and gained confidence t... Read more

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