JANIELEE54's Blogs

Friday, April 16, 2010      8 comments

Another day in paradise! I have a big weekend planned! My weekend stretch for 1 of my teams if to do my situps and pushups Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And to crack out the bike and hit the Mickelson Trail! I have talked about it enough: t... Read more
1/2 "weigh" there!
Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

I have just passed the 1/2 "weigh" point in my weight loss. For those of you who don't know me, this hasn't been a quick, easy process. In fact it was quite slow and painful for quite some time. Somewhere between New Years and Ground Ho... Read more
Weekend Update
Sunday, April 11, 2010      4 comments

It was an excellent weekend. We attended a birthday party Saturday night of a friend and I had a PLAN! I took my own water, ate within my limits, and stayed focused on the goals I had set. Then today, Sunday, we went grocery shopping (b... Read more
Quitting 'strategies'
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      4 comments

When challenged by one of my leaders to analyze what my pattern of quitting is, it brought up lots of 'less than happy' memories. My normal mode is that I arrive at my goal and then tell myself that I am 'done' dieting. However, the past s... Read more
Happy Easter to all!
Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

I am so grateful today for my wonderful family! My son and his friend and my husband created, cooked, set-up, tore down and cleaned up our annual Easter dinner today so that I would not be tempted to BLT (bite, taste, and lick) my way through s... Read more
The look of Spring
Saturday, March 20, 2010      6 comments

I was looking at MSLZZY's SparkPage and I was so impressed by the vivid colors I decided it was time to "lighten up" a bit! No more dark, foreboding colors. If I am going to 'think' Spring, it had better look like Spring around here! ... Read more
Welcome Spring
Saturday, March 20, 2010      4 comments

Spring has finally arrived. I can't exactly tell it by our surroundings as there is plenty of snow laying about but it is official. I know that warmer weather is just around the corner. With the warm weather comes the possibilities of out... Read more
Determination & Accountability
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      6 comments

This month of March I am determined to: be in the gym 5 times per week, track my nutrition 25 days in March, track my exercise 25 day in March, lose 7# in March. I crrently weigh 157# at 4'11" giving me a BMI of 31.7=Obese (th... Read more
Terrific Tuesday
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

Day 3 and I am on a roll! I bought a stability ball! We were walking through WalMart and I said, "I should get a stability ball." DH reached over, grabbed it off the shelf... Read more
This is only an illusion
Sunday, January 24, 2010      7 comments

OK, here I am to officially say I am done whining, making excuses, being a slacker. I am ready to re-dedicate myself to my program. My new mantra is "I am not afraid of success: I embrace with every cell of my being". If I truly ... Read more