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Health Fair
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      1 comments

So there was a health fair @ work today... NOT GOOD!! Cholesterol high, blood pressure high, BMI through the roof ... I had never had my cholesterol checked so that was a real eye opener. Bright notes - my sugar was good, no skin can... Read more
Summer Break
Monday, August 12, 2013      2 comments

In January I went back to school as a result of the NAFTA trade program to get an Accounting degree. I currently have a Business management degree but since I was laid off I haven't been able to find a job with equivalent compensation. The... Read more
Biggest Loser Challenge: Post 3 Ways I Manage Stress
Thursday, December 13, 2012      1 comments

Three ways I manage stress during the holidays and otherwise: 1.) Prayer/Meditation - Whenever I feel overwhelmed I love to pour my heart out to God. Just the time alone venting my frustration gives me relief! 2.) Hot Bath- Nothing... Read more
So busy since Thanksgiving...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      1 comments

I have been insanely busy and not able to log as much as I would like. I finally landed a decent full-time job since the plant closure in 2011 last week. I will be going back to school starting January 7th to complete a BA in Accounting fr... Read more
Not weighing myself for awhile!
Monday, November 12, 2012      1 comments

Okay so here is the deal. I'm struggling. I started out the gate doing decent. I was averaging about 3 lbs a week. Now I'm 12 weeks into this and the last 2 weeks - nothing I haven't lost one single solitary pound. The worst part is t... Read more
First 5K
Saturday, November 03, 2012      3 comments

10 weeks ago I was invited to join a 5K race and I began walk/running to prepare. My average speed has been ~18 min a mile. Today was the big day and I rocked!! I ran with my BFF and she motivated me to finish the race at 42:04!! It wa... Read more
I'm so mad at myself!
Monday, September 17, 2012      2 comments

I had a fabulous week last week. I weighed in @ 230 Saturday AM and I rode a 20 mile bike ride. Then yesterday... well I made this fabulous weight watchers cake. Pumpkin and Spice cake with cool whip and promptly ate half of it!!!! ... Read more
Here we go...
Monday, September 03, 2012      2 comments

I'm going to keep this as positive as I can. I am back. I did great a few years ago. Lost 65lbs and then I allowed some situations of life to set me back. Now I have the big 4-0 coming up and a niece's graduation (JUN 2013) so I have two rea... Read more