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Still pluggin' away
Thursday, August 20, 2015      13 comments

It's time to update. I'm struggling. Still. But not as much as I was. Which I'm thankful for. For me, exercise has never been the big issue. I like to exercise. Usually. Lately? Not so much. I think I am searching for the fun ag... Read more
Struggle, whine, struggle, fuss...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

That seems to be the way life is right now. Not super motivated and my weight shows it. Frustrated that people have figured out the "key" to success and yet, it *still* is elusive for me. And yet happy that people are succeeding. H... Read more
New PR today 5-4-15! (video blog)
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      8 comments

Trapbar deadlift at 335# - a new PR!... Read more
Body Fat Test Results
Friday, March 06, 2015      13 comments

On Wednesday they had a health fair at my work. One of the things they offered was a dunk tank to measure your body fat. This is something I've always wanted to do, but could never justify the expense. But they were offering a substantial dis... Read more
2015 Time to Recommit (video blog)
Saturday, January 03, 2015      11 comments

2nd EDIT - woo hoo - The video is finally working! **edit - not sure why the video isn't working - I have an email into the help desk at Sparkpeople to hopefully resolve it** Here I am! Still here First - my 300# deadlift video - ... Read more
Catching up...
Friday, October 31, 2014      9 comments

I see it's been awhile - over a month since my last blog. Highlights: New Trainer (#15) Injury is healing nicely New PR Son came to town Daughter is kickin' butt Food Plan is on track New Trainer - #15 - female, (only m... Read more
Today, I am enough...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      7 comments

I needed this today - maybe you do too.
d/ (just cut and paste the link into your browser- sorry I don't know how to make it "live") Stay strong - ~Irish ... Read more
April 28 to August 8 - injury and all...
Saturday, August 09, 2014      11 comments

Just a reminder that I AM making progress... April 28th 248.6 August 8th 227.1 Screw the scale - it can move as slow as it needs to - I'm building muscle an... Read more
Update to injury, life, etc
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      10 comments

First - I'm not looking for anyone to recommend a new "treatment" - this is just an update I started PT for my shoulder/arm/wrist . I've been to a Neurosurgeon, an orthopedic specialist, and now I'm in Physical Therapy. I have some spine/... Read more
The challenges of an injury... a little help please?
Sunday, June 29, 2014      9 comments

I LOVE to do strength training - heavy lifting, squats, deadlifts. My injury has sidelined most of this... Now I am able to do only the following: squat holds body weight squats single leg hip thrusts glute bridges body weight ... Read more
First day of injury training...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      4 comments

I got my "injury" workouts today - Shame on me for thinking it would be light... We are going to do leg and core work, alternating with cardio sessions. It will look like this: Day 1 - session A + cardio session Day 2 - sess... Read more
Monday, June 16, 2014      6 comments

Those of you who have been here for the long haul know that I've finally found success with a new nutrition plan and working my tushy off in the gym. About a month ago I felt a twinge in my right arm, and attributed it to overwork on the co... Read more
Memorial Day, 2014
Monday, May 26, 2014      8 comments

Today I remember my two grandfathers - both served lifetime careers in the Army. Both saw combat. Fortunately for me, they both survived the wars they served in. I got to know them as a little girl (and thought the world revolved around them)... Read more
My progress in just 18 days...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014      11 comments

Those of you who know me, know I'm on a new nutrition plan... I thought I'd post some pictures... Starting on April 28 18 days later - May 16, 2014 ... Read more
Really cool thing...
Monday, May 12, 2014      11 comments

Last Friday I was working out at the gym at the college - this gym is full of 18-25 yr olds, usually young men, who are working to get (ok, STAY) "buff" and (most) have an ego to match their accomplishments in the gym. No one really pays attent... Read more

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