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Soup & a Nap
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

My throat "tickle" has turned into a runny nose, headache and cough. (And yes I had a flu shot). I was home for 2 days because of the snow. Why am I sick now? Luckily I exercised this am because I don't feel like going this evening. So ... Read more
Fitbit Features
Sunday, January 27, 2013      1 comments

So I decided last night to complete one of the 5Cs - connect. Donna Joyner suggested that we connect with someone who could encourage us as we endeavor to meet our weight loss goals. I have plenty of friends/family members to do that. I decid... Read more
5Cs
Saturday, January 26, 2013      2 comments

I had an opportunity while riding in the car to hear an interview with Donna Joyner, a fitness expert. Apparently she has a new book and was talking about how to keep your new years resolutions - the 5Cs. 1. Commit 2. Choices 3. Cha... Read more
Snow Day #2
Friday, January 25, 2013      1 comments

I'm not exactly sure why we had another snow day today; but why question it!! I awoke at my normal time for Fridays and went to 5:30 am Zumba. After Zumba was over, I shared my before and after picture with the instructor (and members of the c... Read more
Show Time
Thursday, January 24, 2013      2 comments

It's a snow day!!! Yeah!! I woke at my usual time (4am), looked out the window and knew that we were not having school today. Not because there was a ton of snow but because it was there! However, the school system waits until almost 6 before ... Read more
2 Samuel 22:21
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

When I start to get discouraged, I turn to my Devotions for Dieters book. Today's passage reads - "Don't expect God to make you thin. You have to do the hard part for yourself. God will bless you beyond your wildest hopes if you will put forth... Read more
Pulling it together
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      0 comments

I purchased the new Total Body Sculpting dvd; I wish I had it this morning. The weightlifting instructor called in sick so we didn't have class. Luckily I had my mp3 player so I walked on the dreaded treadmill. The only enjoyable part was tha... Read more
Pride
Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

I say the Message Board Hot Topcs - "What was your proudest moment today?" It actually had nothing to do with me. I watched the Inauguration Ceremony today and marveled how the country shows such unity on this day. It made me proud to be an A... Read more
Back to the Basics
Sunday, January 20, 2013      5 comments

Reading Sunday's Healthy Living section, there was an article about going back to basic exercises. Both yesterday and today, I went back to walking (outside). When I started this weight loss program, I started by walking outside. I remember st... Read more
New Age
Saturday, January 19, 2013      1 comments

So I left dial-up behind today and have inched my way to the 21st century. I think I'm going to miss the buzz sound as the computer connects to the worldwide web. I know I'm going to miss the slow download speed; that's when I would get some w... Read more
Life Lessons
Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

Because today is a teacher workday, I didn't need to rush from am Zumba to work. In fact, I had an opportunity to sit and talk with our Zumba instructor. Unfortunately, he is overweight and feeling a bit down which is also compounded by an ank... Read more
Snow Snow go away
Thursday, January 17, 2013      4 comments

It's not actually snowing yet, but why must it snow when you already have a day off. Tomorrow is a workday, but with no kids in the building, it is a "day off". I walked 3 miles with Leslie this morning and I plan to go to Zumba this eve... Read more
Spreading the Word
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

I just got off the phone with my friend I grew up with. He has just joined a gym and is looking to lose some weight. He called because he heard I had lost a few pounds (I bet his mom & mine have been talking!). Anyway we talked about the pla... Read more
Reading between the lines
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      2 comments

You have to love this time of year. So many articles about weight loss are in newspaper, on the internet, and in magazines. Today, an article about weight loss & women arrived in my monthly Romance novels order. This one talks about the... Read more
A Dip in the Pool
Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

It felt really good to get back in the pool today. The day started with me oversleeping and not finishing my morning workout. But it was a great day at school (it's exam week!) Water aerobics was relaxing. No pain but I am sleepy! I've pa... Read more

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