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Looking Forward To a Great Year
Sunday, January 02, 2011      2 comments

While it is only the second day of the new year, I am feeling so happy and ready to see success. I've printed out some of the Spark recipes to try and I am making it a goal to use the nutrition tracker for the entire day a minimum of 3 days a we... Read more
Goals for January 2 - 8, 2011
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

I've started off the first day of the new year on the right foot. I've ate fairly healthy increasing vegetables and fruits today and avoiding sweets while increasing fiber. I even managed to kick myself into gear and got in 60 minutes of walking... Read more
Goals for 2011
Friday, December 31, 2010      2 comments

I've been thinking about my goals for 2011 for about two weeks now and I think I have come up with my goals, at least temporarily. 1. Physical - Ultimately I would like to lose ... Read more
Twas the Night Before
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      6 comments

Okay, for all my Aspire to Inspire Elves Teammates, here is my really bad attempt at gaining the bonus points via this poem! Twas the night before the weekend when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even my lazy spouse... Read more
Christmas 2010
Saturday, December 25, 2010      4 comments

emoticonI had a quiet Christmas day and thoroughly enjoyed not leaving the house. Since we didn't get to bed unti... Read more
December 22, 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      2 comments

Well, I am down to one day left of work for 2010. Today was pretty quiet so I'm hoping that tomorrow will be equally quiet. Went for a nice walk after work tonight, about 55 minutes, not quite 3 miles. Yay for me. It felt really good. I am tryin... Read more
December 20, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010      8 comments

Trying my best to have a successful day. Sure hope I can succeed. It's really frustrating that everyone thinks they have to share their Christmas goodies! We don't make goodies because we don't need them and then everyone brings theirs in. Grrrr... Read more
December 19, 2010
Sunday, December 19, 2010      10 comments

Today we slept in after the Christmas Party. I woke up with a stuffy nose and gross eyes - probably from all the candles that were burning at the party last night so I'm in a fog so I know I won't be doing much today. We got up and went back to ... Read more
December 18, 2010
Saturday, December 18, 2010      5 comments

Well, tonight is a Christmas party with friends so we will see if I can accomplish my goals as well today. I'm going to try to be strong and avoid sweets and make wise food choices, but I am also going to be lenient on myself if it does not happ... Read more
December 17, 2010 - Goals
Friday, December 17, 2010      9 comments

Well, I think I achieved all of my goals for yesterday. We even braved the cold and went for a 40 minute walk after work last night. Amazingly it wasn't that cold since we were dressed for it. For me a lot of it really is a matter of attitude. ... Read more
December 16 - Making Progress Re-taking Control
Thursday, December 16, 2010      9 comments

Well, I achieved all of the goals I set for myself yesterday. So, today I am setting new goals which are: No sweets (still gotta avoid those candies at the office) 100 wall push-ups PT core and lower body strength (30 minutes) 30 minu... Read more
December 15 - Re-taking Control
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      9 comments

I got sick a while back and I let that get me off track of taking control. Today I have decided that it is time to re-take control, even if it is only baby steps for a while. There is no reason I can't do some minimal exercise and i definitely n... Read more
My First Ever Photo Blog
Sunday, December 12, 2010      7 comments

Since a teammate of mine from the Aspire to Inspire team did a photo blog of her decorations I thought I'd give it a try too. ... Read more
Still in Control - Day 10
Thursday, December 09, 2010      2 comments

emoticon I had a really super good day today. I went to the gym at noon and did 3 sets of upper body strength on ... Read more
Taking Control, Day 9
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      2 comments

I did really awesome with my exercise and food last week until Friday night. I started feeling like I was coming down with something and we had a dinner engagement to go to. Since I wasn't feeling well, I opted to not go to the gym and do my car... Read more

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