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Biggest Loser Fall
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      3 comments

Since today was the last weigh in day of the fall biggest loser challenge I thought it might be good to reflect on the last ten weeks. First of all, I am happy to say that I completed the whole challenge. Even when things were tough and I felt... Read more
This weeks plan
Monday, November 02, 2009      0 comments

My goals for this week are to: Do cardio at least 30 minutes 5 times this week Do strength 3 times Stay in calorie range-even on the weekend I have decided to set weekly goals for myself to keep myself on task. This week the... Read more
Time to re-evaluate
Sunday, November 01, 2009      4 comments

I have decided it is time to re-evaluate my goals and desires for my weight loss. I have been living in my private pity party long enough (a couple weeks and I am sick of it) and have decided to review everything. I took a hard look at myself ... Read more
Inspiration
Thursday, October 29, 2009      3 comments

I am looking for my inspiration to continue on my weight loss journey. Sometimes the task seems so overwhelming. Mentally I know that if you fall off the diet wagon you should just get over it and continue along the path. Emotionally, once I ... Read more
Chips, cheese & Snicker bars
Monday, October 26, 2009      3 comments

Yep, that has been my diet for the last couple days. I feel like I am on an uphill slope and my weight loss is a gigantic mountain and I keep sliding backwards. I decided to blog about it instead of taking a trip to the vending machine. The ... Read more
Hearing loss
Thursday, October 22, 2009      2 comments

I am trying to keep things in perspective. Yesterday both of my girls had their annual physicals and they both showed low frequency hearing loss on the basic test in the doctors office. Both were referred to an audiologist for further testing.... Read more
Day 10
Monday, October 19, 2009      1 comments

today is the last day of my 10 day challenge. I am hoping to continue with the added exercise but will need to condense it somehow due to time. I had last week off work so it was easier to find the time. I am back to work now and trying to ke... Read more
Day 7, try again
Friday, October 16, 2009      0 comments

Well, yesterday I spent the day hanging out with Brooke (my youngest daughter, 14) at the mall and then we rented 2 DVDs from Redbox. At about 9:30 I realized I had not done my Slim in 6 video. Since the program gives one day off a week I deci... Read more
Day 6 done
Thursday, October 15, 2009      2 comments

Completed day 6 and it is finally starting to get a little easier and my legs are not as sore as they were. Also planned dinner for the next 3 days so that should help with my calorie consumption. Gordy (husband) and oldest daughter Morgan... Read more
Day 5 done, halfway there, and 2 pounds lost
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      3 comments

I was very excited to see a 2 pound loss this am. My challenge has been all about exercise and my eating has not been the best this past week. My husband is still on his hunting trip and he usually does a lot of our cooking so my menu planning... Read more
Day 4 - Done
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      1 comments

Well, survived day 4. Harder to find time to fit it in since I worked and then had coferences at the school. I am starting to get the hang of the revese lunges, but I would not recommend doing them after eating a bowl of ice cream. Ice cream ... Read more
Day 3 - Done
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

I wonder when it will get easier?? My legs were still sore, as were my arms and abs. That is good though. It makes me realize how little I have used some of my muscles lately. Did Slim in 6 & 50 minutes on treadmill. It was snowing & i... Read more
Day 2 - Done
Sunday, October 11, 2009      1 comments

Day 2 of the slim workout was tough. My legs were already sore from day 1 :) but I completed it. Used my workout ball to balance on the squats so I could achieve the correct form. Walked for 50 minutes on the treadmill since we had snow and t... Read more
Day 1 of personal challenge - done
Saturday, October 10, 2009      5 comments

Completed my first day! I found out I am not in very good shape for anything but walking. The Slim in 6 video is full of squats, lunges, and plies(along with my stairs for the stair challenge) which combined to make my thighs burn while doing ... Read more
Delays...
Friday, October 09, 2009      1 comments

I am finally getting my motivation back. Yesterday I decided to challenge myself to a 10 day mini challenge. My husband and oldest daughter are off on a 10 day bowhunting trip, the youngest is gone for the weekend to confirmation retreat and I... Read more

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