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Say it isn't so!
Monday, April 04, 2011      1 comments

I'm up 1 lb since yesterday - oh NO! I know that my thyroid medication dose goes down over the weekend & that could be the culprit, as I have been devoted to my meal plan & exercise routine. The key for today is not to throw in the towel & use t... Read more
Let the Training BEGIN!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

Here's the plan to get ready for the 5K (3 miles) Heart Walk on September 24th: On Sundays I will walk (right now that means a seated version of a Walking DVD): April ~ 1 mile every Sunday May ~ 1.5 mile (walking outside w/ walker) " ... Read more
Back Pat
Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

Am patting myself on the back for doing my strength exercises today. I did not want to do them - I was busy with other things. But then, strangely, I decided to make myself a priority & after the 40 minutes of working out, I knew that I felt bet... Read more
Chair Workout Video Calorie Count
Saturday, April 02, 2011      1 comments

Am having difficulty w/ tracking the calories I'm burning w/ my Chair Workouts. HELP! emoticon... Read more
1/2 Mile Walk Turns Into 5K - EGAD!!!
Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

emoticon When I thought I was signing up for a relatively easy peasy 1/2 mile walk w/ the American Heart Associ... Read more
HOLY Smokes!
Thursday, March 31, 2011      1 comments

Well, NOW I've done it! This morning I signed up to participate in a 1/2 mile walk next week for the American Heart Association! So, now I'm in training!!! As I'm still using a walker, training consists of me doing my "Chair Workouts": Str... Read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      3 comments

I ordered lovely pink dumbells from The package arrived today w/ ONE dumbell in it, WHAT?! I never heard of such a thing - don't these usually come in sets of two? Oh BROTHER! Holy frustration, BatGirl!!! ... Read more
"SlimDownSLO" Support Group
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday I started creating a support group for folks in San Luis Obispo, California (along the Central Coast), who want to improve their healthy lifestyle by losing weig... Read more
Forming Local Support Group
Monday, March 28, 2011      0 comments

Am going to see my doctor today & will ask about forming a support group for folks with 50-100+ lbs to lose. Have added 1lb weights to my seated chair workout & have lost 4.6 lbs since starting the program about a week ago. ... Read more
The Spark
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

I walked up to the library in the rain yesterday to pick up a copy of "The Spark," which I had ordered via interlibrary loan. I was thrilled to see that it was published by Hay House, so I knew that it would be on my wave length. Am really enjoy... Read more
Grocery Shopping~ Week #1
Friday, March 25, 2011      0 comments

After tracking my food intake & exercising for a couple of days, I've had the success of losing a couple of pounds. Finally, I located the SP meal plans & printed out the menus plus a shopping list. In a few hours, I'm heading to Trader Joe's to... Read more
Newbie - Week #1
Thursday, March 24, 2011      2 comments

Am just getting oriented to the site. So far, I love all of the tracking tools & that is helping me to see where my problem areas are. One thing that I've needed for ages is a way to motivate myself to drink the amount of water I... Read more

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