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A reason to celebrate...
Saturday, July 22, 2017      4 comments

I started this lifestyle change 6 months ago and have stuck with it...a reason for celebration! I have had such an amazing ride on this journey that I can barely contain myself. It has been nothing but hard work but I have enjoyed it s... Read more
Mid-July Check In...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      2 comments

It hasn't been too long since I've blogged but thought it would be a good idea to update on some goals. It's been a great month so far. *I've exercised every day with Sunday being my rest days. *I've hit my steps goal of 10,000 everyday ... Read more
July goals and just some thoughts...
Thursday, July 06, 2017      4 comments

So it's July 6, 2017 and it's crazy how time has flown by. I have about a month of summer vacation before I need to go back for teacher workshops and whatnot, but I'm excited about the school year and ready for what's to come. Thinking about thi... Read more
So I'm back again...
Friday, June 30, 2017      7 comments

Okay, so I made an entry a couple of days ago and although, it wasn't necessarily negative, it wasn't that positive either. It wasn't that I was feeling bad about the month of June, it was that there was a change in routine, which was very tough... Read more
Rough month but still focused
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      3 comments

As a teacher, I get my summers off (most of it, at least) but I have to say I am finding it difficult to stay on track this month. I've been okay for the most part but I feel like I could have done so much more this month. I've had workshops and... Read more
Goal Incentive and Updated Goals
Monday, May 29, 2017      3 comments

Just a quick check-in! A couple of weeks ago I met my first goal of losing 50 pounds. I had decided to reward myself with some new walking shoes. I finally went out and bought a couple of pairs yesterday. I picked up some Brooks and some N... Read more
50 pounds on to a new goal.
Saturday, May 13, 2017      4 comments

It's been a few weeks since I've written... I hit my first goal. 50 pounds lost. Long way to go but I am very proud of these first 50. I started my weight loss journey on January 24th when I started working out at a gym with a trainer... Read more
Monday Check-in!
Monday, April 24, 2017      5 comments

Just needed to drop in and say hello! It was a good day today. I'm pretty sore from my workouts over the last few days. It's a good feeling. My trainer, Carlos, had me working on arms on Saturday along with some walking. It was a beautiful ... Read more
Let's start this week off right!
Monday, April 03, 2017      2 comments

Ready for the week and what it has in store for me! Goals for this week... 1. Track all of my food in Sparkpeople (and encourage my husband to do the same) 2. Go to the gym Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 3. Not to ge... Read more
Mental Wall
Saturday, April 01, 2017      3 comments

Hello. So, I've been on this new journey for about 2 months and have lost about 34 pounds. My clothes are starting to feel too big and that's a great feeling. I started with working out and then started cleaning up my eating. This also ... Read more
Quick Blog
Sunday, March 26, 2017      3 comments

Hello! My name is Bette and I started my journey on January 24th, 2017. I decided that I was going to take some baby steps and not jump in completely. I started attending a gym that showed me that I love to workout. I forgot that. Thanks to Ca... Read more