I DID it! 30% to goal (of running a mile)
Thursday, January 21, 2010      2 comments

I was reading today about people and how far they ran and how great they felt. I admit it: I got a little jealous. Maybe more than a little. ... Read more
Weigh In Results! Check it out. :)
Thursday, January 21, 2010      6 comments

All of that hard work is paying off because I was pleasantly surprised to see that I lost 3.1 pounds this week!!! ... Read more
Spark Book Giveaway Reminder
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      1 comments

I will be giving away a copy of The Spark book on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Visit my blog: happytexans.blogspot.com
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My Tuesday: just a day on the road to health
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      3 comments

It wasn't a terribly exciting day but I did stick to my goals. I will say that I was feeling lazy but still forced myself to reach my goals. What are my goals? Eat about 1250 calories per day and burn 2750 calories per day. Those were th... Read more
Biggest Loser for a Day
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      7 comments

I've always wondered what it would be like to be on the Biggest Loser. How many calories do you eat? How many do you have to burn? How long do you work out? Answers, if you are Abby from last season: -Eat 1200 calories -Burn 5000 ... Read more
The Spark Book Giveaway
Monday, January 18, 2010      4 comments

I love this book. The SparkPeople web site has been so motivating and I want to spread the Spark. So here is your chance to get the book if you haven't read it already. It... Read more
Weekend Recap
Monday, January 18, 2010      1 comments

I had such a great weekend! Saturday was rainy in the Houston area so we went to Main Event to go bowling. Before bowling Rachel and I rode the roller coaster simulator. It was so much fun! You are enclosed in a box-like object and there... Read more
Weigh in Results
Sunday, January 17, 2010      4 comments

I know, I know. I wasn't going to weigh in until AFTER the Bootcamp but I'm weak. I don't even know why I did it! Last night we went out for Mexican food and Mexican Hurri... Read more
Sharing some GREAT low cal recipes
Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

I wanted to share some great recipes that I've tried recently. I'll just go ahead and tell you that the Crockpot Pulled Pork is my favorite!! Crockpot Pulled Pork is only... Read more
Just Dance for Wii
Friday, January 15, 2010      3 comments

I just got this game in today and tried it. OMG! It's SO much fun. You don't need any special mat or anything. Just your regular wii controllers up to 4 people. It's not... Read more
New Goal: Make Friends with the Dressing Room
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

I went to Kohl's today and tried on some clothes. Apparently I am not the size I thought I was and the dressing room lighting only added to the humiliation. Who designs these things anyway? The devil? I left there needing a hug. ... Read more
Resisting the Call of the Scale
Thursday, January 14, 2010      0 comments

I've decided not to weigh in until after the January BootCamp challenge. It can be frustrating when the scale's numbers do not reflect the effort we are putting in. Thursday is my normal weigh in day and I'm so tempted to step on the ... Read more
Gorton's Grilled Lemon Peppercorn Tilapia and Coupon
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      2 comments

I tried Gorton's tilapia last night and was pleasantly surprised. The kids even ate all of their fish and they're not big fish eaters. They actually wanted more! Next time I'm buying extra. The flavor is very mild and the fish is all whi... Read more
How long before calorie surplus shows as weight gain? Answer:
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      5 comments

How many have you eaten a really bad dinner calorie-wise and then weighed yourself in the morning to see how much you've gained? Raise your hand. I know I have. This got me to wondering (or pondering): how long does it take before a calorie... Read more
Tuesday Day 9 of Booty Camp
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      2 comments

The leg exercises against the wall just about kill me. But I can say that it was better than last week. My booty always feels the burn the next day. One of my goals is to eat a high protein breakfast. One of my favorite ways is to put 1/... Read more

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