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Day Three
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

Well today was the first day of Stage Three and can I just say that Workout A kicked my butt by the end. Here is the breakdown: One arm dumbbell snatch 3x6 15lbs Dumbbell single leg Romanian DL 3x6 20lbs. Barbell Bent Over Row 3x6 (Ol... Read more
Day Two
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      0 comments

So got in my lifting last night and it was the last workout for Stage 2. Stage 3 starts on Wednesday morning. This morning I was running late but got in a 20 minute interval workout on the elliptical. Used resistence from 2-5 on the four climbs... Read more
Time to Buckle Down
Monday, April 27, 2009      1 comments

I can't believe it has been over a year since I blogged. Looking at the scale I can see why. The roller coaster continues! Okay so we are coming to the end of April and I have said yet again that I am going to get my act together. Boy am I ... Read more
March Goals
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      7 comments

So my brother (my partner in crime for all things bad eating and drinking wise) and my SIL (my Scrabble partner) have gine home and now there are no excuses (except my dad of course). Truth be told, there never were any excuses or should not hav... Read more
Simple Reminders
Saturday, March 01, 2008      5 comments

Simple Reminders. Today, take some time to remember what motivates you. Why are you doing this? What do you keep in mind when you stumble? What keeps you going when you are struggling? Blog it—you know the drill Those seem like such simple ... Read more
Heart Healthy Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 07, 2008      6 comments

Valentine's Day always brings images of chocolates, flowers, hearts and plenty of red. I know part of the challenge of Valentine's Day may be to avoid chocolate but I admit that I PLAN to indulge in a LITTLE bit of chocolate that day. However,... Read more
February Goals
Thursday, January 31, 2008      7 comments

Okay so it has been particularly tough to stick with my routine (eating that is) with the family here. I really need to concentrate on this in the coming month. That and the alcohol consumption. The weekends tend to be the difficulty for the alc... Read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      14 comments

WOW, It is 2008! It came so fast! So what will the year ahead bring for me? Isn't the question what will I bring to the year? Part of what I have learned in the last year is that I have to take control, to the extent I can of my life. Now I alwa... Read more
The Holiday Season
Thursday, December 06, 2007      3 comments

I love the holiday season. It always seems that people are a little nicer, smile a little more and have a little more time for the pleasantries of life. At the same time, those who struggle especially with mental and emotional challenges seem ... Read more
Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, November 28, 2007      6 comments

I love Thanksgiving! I love spending the time with my family and cooking all the food and enjoying a good meal and the crazy shopping on Black Friday. This year my family and I decided to scrap our old menu and revise it to make it healthier. W... Read more
The Joy Of Completion!
Thursday, November 01, 2007      15 comments

I never thought the following sentence would apply to me but ... I RAN A MARATHON!! I cannot tell you the joy and utter happiness that comes with that statement. However, more than that, the joy at having set a goal and attained it. It was not s... Read more
How Do You Measure Success?
Sunday, October 21, 2007      1 comments

I like my assignment this week of blogging about how you measure success other than by the scale. I am one of those people who is always getting on the scale so I can know whether or not I am on track. However, plateaus have plagued me like nob... Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2007      6 comments

What keeps me motivated? First and foremost is the desire to live a healthy happy life. I look at my dad who is 83 years old. Nobody ever believes he is that old because he doesn't look his age and he certainly doesn't act his age. He has made ... Read more
Marine Corp Marathon
Monday, October 08, 2007      9 comments

Well, not sure how I got myself here but we are three weeks away from the Marine Corp Marathon on October 28th. I just started out trying to increase the distance and time I was walking/jogging and ended up joining some ladies that are doing the... Read more
What I Want Out of Fall Camp -- The Future
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      2 comments

Well, well ... the future. On a concrete specific basis, i want to lose 10 pounds by Christmas. Now that may not sound like much but I have been FIGHTING so hard to try and take a small amount off in the last couple of months. I have re-examine... Read more

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