Changes to the Routine
Saturday, February 05, 2011      2 comments

After a month of doing random workouts based on my mood, I've accepted the idea that I need to get on a schedule. This past Sunday I started the 28-Day Bootcamp, which showed me that I have strengthened my body enough in the first month to be a... Read more
First Contest Weigh-In and Ending Week 4
Thursday, February 03, 2011      5 comments

We are having the first weigh-in for the Biggest Loser Contest I'm competing in within our apartment complex. The weigh-in is tonight, but for reasons beyond my control, I had to go down and weigh-in this morning in case I'm not able to make it... Read more
Another Small Goal Met
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      8 comments

I have been trying not to think about the fact that the numbers seemed to have slowed in how quickly they decrease over the last couple of weeks. I keep telling myself that it isn't just the number on the scale... Then, as I was getting ready f... Read more
A Decision
Sunday, January 30, 2011      4 comments

I have been doing the Jillian Michaels 30-Day Shred and loving it, at least for the most part. It has been no secret that there were certain parts I was struggling with because of my knees, mostly the jumping jacks. Unfortunately, even modifyi... Read more
Birthday Celebrations!!
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

So as many of you know by now, yesterday was my birthday. I woke up to weigh-in and discovered that I'd hit my 10 lbs lost goal. YAY!!! I wish I could say the rest of my day was successful. LOL A friend took my to lunch at Applebee's a... Read more
End of Week 3 and a new Journey with my Daisy Girl Scouts
Thursday, January 27, 2011      2 comments

I can honestly say that I have already lasted longer than I ever expected to last in trying to get in shape and lose weight. I'm glad that I've stuck with it because I'm seeing the benefits in more ways than one. Not only am I losing weight an... Read more
Looking for tips
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      8 comments

I have officially completed my first week of Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred. It is getting easier to a certain degree. I am, however, looking for advice in regards to one thing... my knees. I was a cheerleader for four years when I was yo... Read more
Finally seeing a difference
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

So I got the chance today to take my second set of progress pictures. I was getting a little bummed as I took them, thinking that despite the numbers I've seen change in my weight and measurement, I really can't see a difference in the mirror. ... Read more
Week 2 is complete!
Friday, January 21, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday officially ended week 2 of my get fit and healthy challenge. I weighed in this morning and took all of my measurements and was ecstatic at the results! In just 2 weeks I have amazed myself with the progress I've made. - 9 lbs to... Read more
30 Day Shred - Day 2
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

I completed day 2 of Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred today. I can happily say that I was more successful with it today than yesterday, but I'm also feeling it much more tonight. I take that as a good sign that my muscles got a great workout. I... Read more
Which programs work for you?
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

Since beginning my journey almost 2 weeks ago, as well as several times before now, I have tried and tested a variety of home workout dvds. I have found some that give a good workout but don't seem to really do much in the end, as well as some ... Read more
Rewards for Meeting Mini-Goals
Friday, January 14, 2011      3 comments

I decided that to help keep myself motivated, I was going to set some rewards I will earn at reaching various milestones in my weight loss. Here is what I have come up with: 2 lbs - a sweet dessert-type splurge 5 lbs - 2 hours of ... Read more
Ending Week 1
Thursday, January 13, 2011      2 comments

I am wrapping up the end of week one of my Get Healthy (and Biggest Loser) Journey today. According to my scale, which is old school and not always accurate, I have lost 3 lbs during the past week. I don't realistically expect to lose that eve... Read more
The beginning of my journey...
Friday, January 07, 2011      6 comments

I know that Friday seems like an odd day to start my weight-loss journey. To help get motivated, I decided to join in on the Biggest Loser competition that my apartment complex is doing. We are fortunate to have 15 people participating whose m... Read more

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