G_TWINS's Blogs

Karen G vs 2014 thru July
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      4 comments

Down a total of 99.4 (94.2 with Weight Watchers) Quarter 1 - Jan - Mar total loss 18.8 Quarter 2 - Apr - Jun total loss 4.4 July 2014 loss 5.8 Slow and steady! ... Read more
Karen G vs 2014 Jan - May
Monday, June 02, 2014      5 comments

Total of 91 so far!!! Here are my monthly stats Jan-14 (9.6) Feb-14 (1.2) Mar-14 (8.0) Apr-14 (1.0) May-14 (6.0)... Read more
License or Permit
Monday, March 24, 2014      3 comments

I had an incredible week: an awesome long run and personal record in my 5K time. Then … desserts happened. 3 days in row. I only tracked one of them. I am not proud but I felt like is deserved the treats because I worked so hard at my runni... Read more
Why workout?
Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

Fitness makes you happy. Activity is a good thing, a little extra food or extra calories gone, the choice is yours. Reduce risk for diseases cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Makes you smarter, gives your memory a boost. Setting and reaching a... Read more
Diet vs lifestyle
Friday, March 14, 2014      5 comments

Diet vs lifestyle If you don’t influence the world, the world will influence you. Diets have a beginning, middle and end – think for a special event like a class reunion. Beginning excitement, middle ho-hum and end the event. The die... Read more
Karen VS. Jan & Feb 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014      2 comments

Exercising yippee The down (10.8) Progress!!!! ... Read more
Ripple effect / Lateral moves
Thursday, March 13, 2014      4 comments

This is a journey so I thought I would start posting lessons learned and tips to try/ think about. Ripple effect / Lateral moves – it is not the ultimate goal but the steps in the path to reaching it. Example – Goal give up soda. Lat... Read more
Karen VS. Jan 2013
Friday, February 01, 2013      5 comments

Karen VS. Jan 2013 The Score 31 days of exercise 132 Miles walked Down 3.4lbs – Thankful for progress on the scales This does not sound like a lot but it would be 40+ at this pace for the year. I win!!!! ... Read more
Gonna Try.....
Monday, January 28, 2013      0 comments

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson I am trying a photo journal to keep it real. There are those of us out there that are uncomfortable when someone notices we have lost weight. The problem, a good week is... Read more
Proceed with caution
Friday, January 25, 2013      4 comments

"Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want." - Jim Rohn What a great WI. Down 2.6 and back under 200. 0.2 lower than my lowest adult weight ever. There was a lot to celebrate yesterday. I am very proud of h... Read more
A word about words
Thursday, January 24, 2013      3 comments

"Always remember to keep your words positive because your words become your destiny”. - Mahatma Ghandi. I think you speak what is truly in your heart. It is not a good thing to talk badly to yourself even in your head. I now have the tools not t... Read more
The process - UGH
Friday, January 18, 2013      6 comments

The truth is I am over 200 again. For 6th time but whose counting right? I am still doing what I am supposed to. I exercise every single morning before I do anything else (19 day streak). I track, weigh and measure all my food. I have to keep do... Read more
Scared to Jinx it …
Friday, January 11, 2013      5 comments

Scared to say .... I am under 200 again. Thought if I posted it, I would jinx the weight back on. The first time I was under 200 I told everyone. The next few times (4 or more) I was embarrassed that I had lost and regained the weight. This tim... Read more
Scared to Succeed
Thursday, January 10, 2013      3 comments

I fear something. I am not sure what, success, being who I want to become or letting go of the baggage? Why I have been stuck around the 200lb mark for over a year. This is not a plateau, it is me sabotaging myself. The reason has not reveled it... Read more
Are those shoe meant for that?
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

I dusted off my running shoes because they look good with my outfit today. It made me think are those shoes meant for that? Those shoes are NOT meant for that. I will wear them all day guilt free with a smile. I choose not to run over the winter... Read more

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