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Wake Up Call
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      5 comments

I saw this this morning on my summary page of my recent doctor visit. Time to make big changes in my life!... Read more
Weigh-ins
Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

For the past 5 years, I have weighed myself nearly every single morning. I decided to switch to once per week instead. I'm hoping it will keep me more motivated to work hard and see the change I can make in a week.... Read more
TaeBo
Sunday, December 28, 2014      4 comments

Whew! I just finished my first "real" workout in MONTHS. I typically ride my stationary bike, but I don't get out of breath doing that. This morning, I did Billy Blanks' Favorite Moves DVD. I am sweaty, red in the face, and breathing hard.... Read more
3 Reasons to Change
Sunday, October 05, 2014      2 comments

It's easy to say I am going to lose weight. It's a simple concept: eat well & exercise. I know this formula yields results. So WHY is it so difficult to follow through with? Here are three things that are my current "wake-up call": 1. I jus... Read more
Lunch!
Saturday, August 02, 2014      5 comments

Wow...it has been forever since I posted a blog. I've been doing really well lately. I'm down about 10 pounds from my heaviest. I graduated with my Master's degree -- that was a major stress for the past 20 months -- so now I can focus on myself... Read more
30 Day Shred
Sunday, February 23, 2014      2 comments

I did Level 1 of Jillian's 30 Day Shred a couple of weeks ago. I thought I was going to die. I had to stop a few times to just walk in place. I used to breeze through Level 3 and feel I'd barely had a workout, so then I'd also do Level 2. ... Read more
Friday Strength
Friday, February 07, 2014      2 comments

I ran home for lunch. PMS cravings were urging me to make up some cookie dough to snack on this afternoon. Instead, i grabbed a clementine, 4 mini bell peppers, and one serving of Fudge Brownie Goldfish (140 calories). Win!!... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, February 06, 2014      1 comments

I've been getting over 10,000 steps in for the past 4 days!... Read more
Monday Strength
Monday, February 03, 2014      1 comments

My "workouts" have been riding my stationary bike or a bit of the elliptical for months now. This morning, I did Level 1 of Jillian's 30 Day Shred. It was SOOO hard, but I didn't give up. My plan is to keep with it for the month of Februar... Read more
Sunday Strength
Sunday, February 02, 2014      1 comments

I tracked every bite that went into my mouth yesterday. Usually, I omit the "small bite" things, or the foods I'm not proud of (binge eating cookies), but I tracked it all yesterday.... Read more
Saturday Strength
Saturday, February 01, 2014      1 comments

My kids see me working hard to get healthy and using SparkPeople. They ask me almost daily if they can spin the wheel for me!... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, January 30, 2014      1 comments

I got out for a much needed Girls' Night last night. It had been over 6 months since our last one!... Read more
Wed. Strength
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      1 comments

There's a Spark story today, "Why Love is so Good for You." My positive for today is that I'm in love and happy with my husband. Sure, we have our share of problems, but we work through things together.... Read more
Tuesday strength
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      0 comments

I'm getting a brow wax today. To me, it's the same fresh feeling as a new haircut or having the dentist clean my teeth!... Read more
Monday Strength
Monday, January 27, 2014      1 comments

I did 30 minutes straight on the elliptical this morning!... Read more

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