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2 yrs, some ups, some downs
Friday, November 16, 2018      1 comments

Started my journey in October of 2016. Lost about 50 lbs during my first few months. Then I plateaued for a long time, then I quit the gym 5 mths ago and gained back 16 lbs. I got back to eating right for 3 wks before I went back to the gym and ... Read more
12 days, 12 pounds
Monday, October 10, 2016      2 comments

So, in the last 12 days, I have lost about 12 pounds. After the 2nd day, I found it a lot easier to follow the low GI diet without mad cravings for chocolate and chips. I lost 10lbs from the diet alone and about another 2 lbs because I am taking... Read more
Better eating
Saturday, October 01, 2016      3 comments

Saw a nutritionist 2 days ago and had myself weighed on an InBody 520 machine. Found out how much lean muscle and skeletal weight I have and made it easier to see where I need to lose weight. It tells you how much to lose on each part of your b... Read more
My husband has joined the change!
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      4 comments

The beginning of this week, my husband says he is finally ready to start eating right! Woohoo! So much easier to prepare a healthy meal for 2 people instead of 2 different meals for each. Happy Girl over here!... Read more
Workout DVD's
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

I am trying something new this week. I went to the library and checked out a couple of workout dvd's. The first one was Richard Simmons. The only problem I had with it is their are no intro's to each move. He just jumps into the them and you do ... Read more
I need motivation!
Thursday, June 16, 2011      6 comments

So I was stuck in a boot for quite awhile b/c of my tendon problem and then I tried to work out after I got the all ok and that ended up with me in pain. Now I have the laziness factor that has kicked in big time! Add that on to the weight gain ... Read more
Back in the saddle
Saturday, May 14, 2011      1 comments

Four weeks ago I started suffering with foot pain so I went see my doc who then sent me to get xrays b/c I thought I had stress fractures. She called me in the next week to say I had a bone spur and sent me to a podiatrist. The podiatrist said t... Read more
I lost 6lbs this week!
Thursday, March 10, 2011      2 comments

I weighed myself Sunday morning and was xxxlbs and was like "WTH?" So I got on my treadmill not once but twice that day. Then I started thinking and reevaluating what I really wanted and how easy it would be to exercise more if I would just DO I... Read more
Who writes this stuff?
Friday, March 04, 2011      6 comments

I know many people write about their weight loss journey and about their food choices but I like writing about all sorts of things which eventually, if you think about it, really just leads back to what's going on and how it affects you and what... Read more
Lost Focus, Very Bad Week!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      2 comments

Last week there was so much craziness happening that I got off track with my running. I got a call early Wednesday morning that my dad was taken from work to an ER b/c they thought he may have had a stroke. I called my husband who took off from ... Read more
Slow Fat Runner
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      2 comments

I saw an article in a Fitness magazine to train for a half marathon but I decided to use it instead to be able to run a 10k in 10 weeks. Well, I am still unable to run a complete mile after the first week but I was walking a mile at around 19 mi... Read more
M.B.C.'s......Ow!
Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

MBC stands for medicine ball crunches. It's an actual machine I use at the gym. You hook your feet in and there is a kind of basketball-ish type of contraption in front of... Read more
Day 3, Run 2
Thursday, February 03, 2011      1 comments

Second run today. Knocked 26 seconds off from the first run. Yay! Small victories knowing I used to run 2 miles 2 minutes faster than I can run 1 mile right now. Slowly b... Read more
Day 1 of 10wks to 10k
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

Day 1 - brought my 19 min mile (walk/jog) to a 17 min (walk/jog) mile. Thinking this may not be as easy as I thought it would be. I know the athlete I once was, is still i... Read more
New Year, New Gym
Sunday, January 30, 2011      0 comments

My husband and I are both Army veterans and our local gym, which is owned by a veteran, offered a special for anyone who has served or is serving now. Six month free membership with all inclusive classes, tanning, one free trainer session per mo... Read more

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