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The aftermath: My butt is the victim
Sunday, July 15, 2012      5 comments

I am SO stiff and sore today, in spite of the fact I was unable to finish the full workout yesterday. I'm definitely paying the price of my laziness. My butt feels like it's been beaten by a baseball bat, my shoulders are screaming, my thighs..... Read more
Starting over... feels like it, anyway.
Saturday, July 14, 2012      5 comments

So I finally went back to the gym this morning. For the first time in almost four weeks. It really felt like I was starting from square one. I had to go down in weights, exercises I've done hundreds of times before (literally) felt like I... Read more
Sparkpeople motivator? Me?
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

Okay, I want to thank each and every one of you for voting for me as a Spark people motivator. It means a lot to me, and makes me thankful I know each and every one of you. I'm glad that you have found my words here to be worthwhile,and I... Read more
Getting your family healthier? Not a chance.
Thursday, July 12, 2012      12 comments

My husband's been complaining about his weight a lot lately. FRankly, he has put on some weight; if I had to guess, about 30 lbs. This isn't too bad, as he had actually lost about 20 lbs because he stopped eating due to his extreme depression, a... Read more
Music that moves you
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      9 comments

Music is one of those things that affects everyone, all over the world. From the most primitive tribe in the deepest jungle, to the most sophisticated socialite in a tower in New York City, music is threaded throughout our lives. For many ... Read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      10 comments

I didn't exercise, but I HAVE stayed in my calorie range for the day. That's better than nothing. I WILL go to the gym tomorrow, though, because it's Body Blast time, and I miss it. I bet the boot camp instructor thinks I've abandoned him! ... Read more
Back and well rested!
Monday, July 09, 2012      6 comments

Well, I"m back from vacation! I had a really great time. I didn't spark much at all, though; and I really had very little opportunity to eat healthy. At the end, I kinda threw caution to the wind. I'm a little disappointed in myself, but... Read more
Afraid of the bathing suit?
Friday, July 06, 2012      16 comments

Are you afraid of your bathing suit? I think for the vast majority of us, our bathing suits are a major worry zone. It's a high-stress purchase, and many of us flat out refuse. Today, I went to the beach. And I want to tell you somet... Read more
Vacation starts tomorrow!
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow, my family is going on a much needed vacation tomorrow. We're going to a neighboring state, and will be staying with a friend (instead of a hotel) who lives an hour or so away from the beach. Our plans? Hit the beach. Play some v... Read more
When people ask "how did you do it?"
Monday, July 02, 2012      9 comments

Now that I'm over the 20 lbs lost mark, it's starting to get pretty noticeable. Plus, I'm always talking about it. ;) Invariably, though, it happens. You know the question... any of us who talk about our weight loss get it. "How did you d... Read more
Thanks, guys!
Sunday, July 01, 2012      11 comments

Just an update. He's been released, and everything's okay. Probably a combination of heat exhaustion and quitting smoking. Thanks for all your kind words and prayers!... Read more
Please pray for my husband
Saturday, June 30, 2012      20 comments

It's probably going to end up being nothing; this isn't the first time something like this has happened. But some good prayers won't hurt. My husband's been complaining of chest pain and numbness in his left arm and both hands for about a ... Read more
Why the drama?
Friday, June 29, 2012      7 comments

I don't think I will understand adults who gossip. A good "friend" of my husband's got caught in the act last night. They were having a little boys' night out at the bar, and my husband had gone in to get another drink. He came back to o... Read more
So annoyed
Thursday, June 28, 2012      10 comments

I slept in this morning, and didn't go to the gym. At this rate, I'm going to have to adjust my fitness goals to cut calories... which is going to suck, because while I'm sorta managing to stay close to my range, if I get cut again, I'm no... Read more
I can see the strength in me!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      10 comments

Part of my weight loss journey has been the discovery that I love to lift weights. It makes me feel so powerful; I don't bother with those stupid little 2 and 5 lb girlie weights (although I do own a single purple 5 lb hand weight, I don't use i... Read more

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