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Tuesday, October 30, 2012      1 comments

I hope everyone is well. My niece and her family had to evalucate their home in Manhattan but are safe! The gym didn't open until noon so no Weight lifting class this am. However, the Biggest Loser dvd has a segment using hand weights an... Read more
Cleaning Up
Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

I decided not to drive to the gym because of the wind advisory. I will walk with Leslie in a bit. I'm using my Weather Day to clean out my closet. I've gotten rid of the last 22-26s. But the finds are most interesting - a movie receipt... Read more
Birthday Weekend Part II
Sunday, October 28, 2012      2 comments

It's my 49 birthday! and it's been a great weekend. I had a dinner/movie date with some great friends yesterday. This morning I walked/jogged before church service. After church I met my mother for shopping & dinner. I bought a pair of... Read more
Birthday Weekend
Saturday, October 27, 2012      1 comments

The choir I play for plans to take me to a movie & dinner this evening. So I'm eating lunch now. I've packed a protein bar for the movie and I've checked out the restaurant menu so I can select a meal within the calorie/fat ranges. I went... Read more
Cheeseball vs Cupcake
Friday, October 26, 2012      3 comments

I did well in that I didn't eat any of the cheese ball. However, my birthday is Sunday and one of the teachers made me cupcakes. I ate TWO!! On a positive note - I gave the rest away. Of course I had to look up the calories - 240 calorie... Read more
Be Inspiring
Thursday, October 25, 2012      1 comments

I had to stop at Target to get the materials to make my "famous" pumpkin shaped cheese ball for a meeting tomorrow. The cashier was a former student who told me that I inspired her to lose weight. She's lost 17 pounds! I was floored. T... Read more
On Hold
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      2 comments

I slept in this morning (without guilt). Diet went okay today even though I'm hungry right now. I brought a soda and an apple but it won't hold me until 8:45!I have office hours at the university until class starts @ 6. I have to leave and go... Read more
Another one bites the dust
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      4 comments

I dropped 3 pounds this week! To God be the Glory! I have sooo much more energy; I can't keep up with myself. Being vain for a second- this Sunday at my parents church, one of the members looked at me for several seconds and didn't recognize m... Read more
The Simple Diet - Day XXX
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

One day when I have time I need to figure out what day of the Simple Diet this is! Regardless of how many days I've been on this plan, it's been the most successful weight loss program that I've tried (and believe me I've tried them all). I wa... Read more
Yes is in My Future
Sunday, October 21, 2012      1 comments

I'm listening to a sermon by Joel Olsteen; it's just what a dieter needs to hear. He is talking about not giving into NOs, disappointments, setbacks, addictions, and closed dreams. He gave examples like Elijah and Sarah who faced those things ... Read more
Saturday, October 20, 2012      3 comments

I'm enjoying my visit with my parents. We are just coming in from dinner @ Ruby Tuesdays. I had the grilled chicken, 1/2 baked potato and the salad bar (yes I brought my own salad dressing!). This afternoon my mom and I went shopping. ... Read more
Multitasking Queen
Friday, October 19, 2012      3 comments

Busy Friday. Zumba was great this morning and Aqua Zumba was equally fun this evening. I hope more people show up for the evening Zumba class. We only had 2 tonight; I enjoy working out on Friday evenings and don't want this class cancelled.... Read more
Running in the Rain
Thursday, October 18, 2012      1 comments

I left Zumba this evening to meet my "coach" to go running. I run into the house to change shoes and he knocks on the door and is dripping wet. In the 2 minutes I was upstairs, it started pouring! Now if I were running by myself, I would have... Read more
No Guilt
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

I took a day off from exercising and surprisingly I'm not freaking out. Probably because I ran yesterday. However I will get up in the morning and walk like I'm suppose to. I received my confirmation for the 5K today. I posted it on the... Read more
Training Day
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

Today my “coach” ran with me. We walked/ran 2 miles this evening after his piano lesson. He was very encouraging and will run with me during the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot (5K). Two other teachers in my department will also run. I fe... Read more

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