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Looking back on 2008
Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

One thing I like to do at the end of every year, is to reflect on that year. This has been a year of changes for me. Some good, some bad, some happy and some sad. (that sounds like a little poem!) I am pleased with my decision to become hea... Read more
My sudden fatigue and understanding it
Sunday, December 28, 2008      2 comments

I had an eye opening moment this morning when I was setting up my medication for the week. I was putting my Levoxyl into my pill holder when I glanced down at the pill bottle. The doctor had reduced the dose and I was starting to have this bur... Read more
A New Year Time to Re-Commit Myself to Health
Thursday, December 25, 2008      4 comments

As 2008 winds down, it is time to take a look back to see how far I've come. I'm pleased with my progress so far but I need to look ahead and plan out my strategy for my future. To be successful in 2009, I need to come up with a plan. What I'... Read more
Getting back on track
Thursday, December 18, 2008      1 comments

I must admit that when my dad passed away, my life came to an abrupt standstill. After all the years of abuse, who would have thought it? Don't get me wrong, I love my dad; I just don't like him. My brother is almost but not quite the same as... Read more
November Challenge 2008 Week Four
Sunday, November 30, 2008      2 comments

Here we are at the end of November already! I must confess that this month flew by and I'm surprised that today is the 30th! I have updated my goals and revamped my goal to reflect 80 pounds instead of 100 pounds. This is because I've lo... Read more
November Challenge Week Three
Thursday, November 27, 2008      1 comments

Well, week three started out great. I was walking and doing water aerobics like clockwork. However, when I got on the scale on Sunday, I gained .5 pounds! I reviewed my food diary and discovered that I had eaten several things when I ate out ... Read more
November Challenge Week Two
Sunday, November 16, 2008      2 comments

I am soooo excited this week!!! I've lost 3.5 pounds - at long last! I've cut back my gym visits to 3 visits per week and I've increased my walking over the weekends at home. I've also increased the walking I'm doing during the week at home. ... Read more
Week One of the November Challenge 2008
Sunday, November 09, 2008      1 comments

I think that I did well on week one of our November Challenge. I only went to the gym three times this past week. (a big difference from previous weeks where I was going all seven days) I did two to three hours of water exercise every day that... Read more
November Challenge Goals
Monday, November 03, 2008      2 comments

I'm very excited to begin the November Challenge. I'm re-dedicating myself to healthy eating, fitness and taking care of me. Here are my goals for November: 1.) Do 5 lunges/squats on land 2.) Take time daily to relax and lie flat -... Read more
October Challenge Reflection
Monday, November 03, 2008      0 comments

As I think about my part in the October Challenge, I'm pleased with my overall progress. I can now do 3 lunges/squats on land. I still need to work on using moderation in my exercise but I did ramp up my intensity a bit on weekends. I am real... Read more
October Challenge Week 4
Saturday, October 25, 2008      2 comments

This week I did lots and lots of exercise and I'm sore. It's time to change to easier exercises for a few days and listen to my body. I'm only going to do walking on Saturday and Sunday along with lighter hand weights. (They will probably thin... Read more
October 2008 Challenge Week 3
Sunday, October 19, 2008      2 comments

Week three of the October Challenge is drawing to a close now. This week I think I have hit a plateau but for some reason, I'm not real worried. I'm just going to keep on with my Spark People program of eating and exercising. I think I'll tr... Read more
October Challenge Week 2
Monday, October 13, 2008      2 comments

During my second week of the October challenge, I worked out somewhere between 60 and 185 minutes every day,7 days a week, including the weekends. I stayed within my calorie range each day too. I've been able to do lunges in the water at the p... Read more
Another First!
Saturday, October 11, 2008      4 comments

I think I'm making progress with my exercise. It has been at least 13 years since both of my legs felt well enough to do any real challenging exercise. Now I'm able to participate fully in water aerobics (quite vigorous) and ride the stationer... Read more
I Just Have To Share This!
Friday, October 10, 2008      6 comments

I just had to share this! I went to a local clothing store for a sale this week. I was purchasing several items to reward myself with when I've lost 15 pounds. I reached for the size 3X tops and realized that they were too big!!! Yea!!! So I ... Read more

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