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Hungry Hungry Hippo
Monday, October 15, 2012      2 comments

I used to love playing that game with kids during summer camp. Today I feel like the hippo; I've been VERY hungry today. In addition to my shakes, vegetables/fruits, I've had 4 entrees today! I walked 2 miles this morning and completed wa... Read more
The more I turn down
Sunday, October 14, 2012      2 comments

the more my weight goes down! This was the thought from yesterday's Devotions for Dieters. I never thought I'd be in a place where I could pass up stuff I thought I couldn't live without. I haven't had potato chips or my favorite Cheeto... Read more
Team Zumba
Saturday, October 13, 2012      3 comments

I slept in this morning and didn't make it to water aerobics. After going to the farmer's market I went to Zumba. After class the instructor asked what I had planned for 12:30; she then asked if I would participate in a Zumba demonstration. ... Read more
Dr Pepper and a Magazine
Friday, October 12, 2012      2 comments

formerly known as a Coke and a Smile. I walked into my classroom and my secret pal left me a diet Dr. Pepper and a winter craft magazine. I haven' thad a soda in ages! It's a shame I have to teach today or I'd be all into this craft magazine. ... Read more
Triceps brachii muscle
Thursday, October 11, 2012      1 comments

Thanks for all the comments to yesterday's post. I will probably keep my picture in the car. Not a lot to report today. Zumba was fun this evening. My arms & legs just started to ache from Tuesday's workout (kinda weird). Definitely feel... Read more
Collage - A Motivator
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      3 comments

Spark People suggested making a visual motivator - something you can see and be motivated by every day. I found this really cheap ($3) frame at Walmart that has 5 openings. I made of a collage of my weight loss last night. The first picture is... Read more
Third Entree
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

No weight loss this week but no gain either! I followed the Simple Diet last week (3 shakes, 2 entrees & 5 fruits/vegetables) so I have to assume that I didn't consume enough calories. There were a couple of days that I was hungry but refused t... Read more
In 1492....
Monday, October 08, 2012      1 comments

I'm sure that Columbus never envisioned a day of rest or a sale in his honor. I slept in, paid bills, went to water aerobics this morning and went grocery shopping. I'm trying to clean up the house and work on my lesson plans. Since it's try... Read more
Following directions
Sunday, October 07, 2012      0 comments

Believe it or not- the best part of chaperone duty last night was the line dancing. (Yes, I did participate in the line dances!)It's hard for kids to be grinding on each other if they're following the directions! I also had an opportunity to ca... Read more
Give me Strength!
Saturday, October 06, 2012      2 comments

Last nights jog was fun; still more walking than jogging; but it felt comfortable. Also last night, I added a basket to my bike. This morning I rode for ½ hour and then went to the grocery store to buy some Propel fitness water and some grapes... Read more
Turkey Trot
Friday, October 05, 2012      1 comments

I officially registered for the Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day. I plan to jog as much as possible but know that I will be walking most of it. As I mentioned before, because of my asthma I didn't run as a child. So I'm kind of excited that... Read more
Stepping towards a skinnier me
Thursday, October 04, 2012      6 comments

The Simple Diet went well today. Breakfast - Soup (I added some mixed vegetables to it) Snack - Special K Shake Lunch - Michelina's Macaroni & Cheese & Lloyds BBQ; grapes Snack - Slim Fast Cappuccino Shake Dinner - Lasagna, Green ... Read more
No wasted day
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      0 comments

What a great day to play hookie. After dropping my lesson plans off this morning, I went grocery shopping, got my car's oil changed, went to the gym for 2 hours of Aqua Fitness, went grocery shopping again and then went home to eat lunch and gr... Read more
Goal #3 Achieved
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      5 comments

Goal #1 - Lose 10% of my weight emoticon Goal #2 - Lose 50 pounds ... Read more
Falling in love with Fall
Monday, October 01, 2012      1 comments

It has been a beautiful day. I love the temperature and the leaves are starting to turn. Most importantly, the Simple Diet went well today. Breakfast – Jimmy Dean Pancake Griddler Snack – Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Protein Bar Lunc... Read more

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