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Nice gotta get back to work....
Friday, July 10, 2009      2 comments

It was a wonderful vacation with dh and the kids, but now the not exercising and eating out has shown up on the scale this morning. Gained 3 lbs over the last two weeks, so need to get back to planning my meals and snacks and getting in some fo... Read more
It's time to leave.....(SIGH)
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      1 comments

Well it has been a nice visit with dh in Georgia, but tomorrow the kids and I will be leaving in the early morning to return to Indiana. It's been a WONDERFUL time being all together as a family again. Hopefully we will be able to get the hous... Read more
Motivating Quotes......
Thursday, July 02, 2009      1 comments

I saw these quotes here on SparkPeople and they just seemed to reach out and speak to me, so I decided to put them in a blog so I can refer to them as I need too. "The groundwork for all happiness is good health." - Leigh Hunt "You ... Read more
Thanks Everyone.......
Saturday, June 20, 2009      3 comments

I just wanted to take a minute and say THANK YOU to everyone who has read my blogs over the past few weeks. Your support and suggestions on how to handle nighttime salty and sweet cravings has really helped me. I've gone out and gotten popcorn... Read more
Aaarrrggghhhh.....what the heck....
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      4 comments

Well, I can't believe it!! I exercised this morning and ate good all day and then after dinner tonight I cut into a "Decorated Colossal Chocolate Chip Cookie" that you can purchase at Kroger (a local supermarket) for a sweet after dinner for my... Read more
I did it again......(SIGH)
Saturday, June 13, 2009      4 comments

My goal this month was to lose 5 lbs, unfortunately I am back up to 168 lbs which is a 1.8 lb gain since May 30th. I have the exercise part of this journey down, it's the eating/snacking that gets me into trouble. I do well during the day but... Read more
My Goals for June 2009......
Sunday, May 31, 2009      6 comments

Lose 5 lbs by June 30th -- current weight: 166.2 lbs. Complete 1200 minutes of exercise (continue my SparkAmerica Goal streak) declutter, declutter, declutter, toss, toss, toss, toss, toss, pack, pack, pack, pack, pack remove ... Read more
Got the new EA Sports Active.....
Friday, May 29, 2009      1 comments

My dd purchased the new EA Sports Active for the Wii yesterday and we have been using it the past two days. It has been a nice addition to our workouts. It will continue to test us as our 30=Day Challenge continues. Looking forward to it. ... Read more
Looking back......I will break this cycle......
Friday, May 29, 2009      1 comments

I have been looking back over my journey so far and realizing how much I have been struggling this past year to get out of the 160's. I started this journey in December 2006 at 189 lbs by April 2007 I was at 168 lbs. As I write this two year... Read more
Saturday, May 16, 2009      2 comments

Well after watching the Season 7 Finale of The Biggest Loser, I am more determined then ever to reach my goals!! Helen is 48 years old and Jerry is 64 years old; which is 5 years younger and 11 years older than I am at this point in time.... Read more
May 2, 2009 - Finished 1/2 marathon YEAH!!
Sunday, May 10, 2009      1 comments

Well, I completed the 1/2 marathon, not as fast as I would have liked added about 3 minutes to last years time. But around mile 11, I started to get a cramp in my left calf and also my feet were getting what felt like knives stabbing me in my a... Read more
Only 1 week till 1/2 marathon.....
Saturday, April 25, 2009      1 comments

Well, today I completed an 8 mile workout on the treadmill. It's the last big workout until the Half marathon on the 2nd, this next week will be a tapering off of workouts with the ultimate goal of doing well next Saturday. I am looking forwa... Read more
Completed 10 miles today......
Saturday, April 18, 2009      5 comments

Well, I did a long workout today. Completed 10 miles today on my treadmill. It took me forever or so it seemed.....200 minutes.....a lot slower than I had hoped but I completed it and that is what counts. It's only 2 weeks till the 1/2 marath... Read more
Completed Week 12......
Sunday, April 05, 2009      1 comments

I completed week 12 of my half marathon training and found out that I can jog for 5 minutes at a time. WOW!! Wasn't sure I would be able too, but I did it!! Completing yesterday's workout has given me the motivation to continue to improve and... Read more
Completed Week 11 of training....
Saturday, March 28, 2009      1 comments

Well, I've completed another week of training for a half-marathon in May. Feeling really good about it. The jogging part is getting a little easier to do. Will soon have to take things outside as the treadmill will not prepare me for jogging ... Read more

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