JEM0622's Blogs

Earth to Body
Friday, March 20, 2009      0 comments

My body seems to be loving the 170s. I am soooo close to the 160s. And a pound away from 20 lbs down since 12/27/08. It seems to be in a tug of war with me! I know change takes time, but I am working hard to burn these calories. I guess I should... Read more
Lesson Learned!
Thursday, March 19, 2009      3 comments

I absolutely MUST look up calorie information for what I'll call 'foriegn foods'. They would be food items that you didn't otherwise plan for your daily intake. These foods can be found on the counter at your office (bagel, leftover lunch foods ... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      1 comments

I surprised myself yesterday. I went for a jog with the dog. I am not a fast jogger. Slow and steady, hands below the heart. I get bursts of energy, and I get tired...but just when I get tired...I push through it and find energy I didn't think I... Read more
Loving the Elliptical Again
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      1 comments

I really see results with the elliptical. There is no denying it. I like the challenge of Jillian, but the interval training on the elliptical is a solid winner. The motivation that I get from the scale changes reassures me that I am making heal... Read more
The numbers game
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

On the scale, that is. I had a super duper weigh in last Monday, and the numbers went up after that. They have slowly dropped again. I don't know if I was dehydrated on weigh in day (had tummy trouble the day before), or my body started hollerin... Read more
Jeans! A new experience!
Friday, March 13, 2009      2 comments

I put on a washed pair (and let's be honest...there is a difference in putting them on just washed/dried and reshaped versus putting on the pair that you wore once but didn't wash again just yet) and I had room in them. Room! What a concept! lol... Read more
Day 2 of 30 Day Shred = Sore!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      0 comments

Oh my heck are my thighs sore. Nothing else is sore. Just the thighs. I might switch to one of her other the glute one. I could focus on the glutes for a day or two. It's amazing...I got the endurance up on the elliptical and c... Read more
To Change or Not to Change
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      0 comments

The number of days that I workout in my fitness schedule? I am worried that, if I don't adjust this...then everything will come to a screeching halt. That would be upsetting. The scale was not my friend today...and that TOM is almost here.... Read more
Slowing the pace
Monday, March 09, 2009      2 comments

of how many days that I workout...that is. My fitness tracker always told me I was going way over, and I am still adjusting to a new job and schedule. No sense wearing myself out trying to overdo things. I'm still tracking and eating right...jus... Read more
Warm Weather is on the Way!
Thursday, March 05, 2009      1 comments

I can't wait! The weekend is supposed to be gorgeous, and I am taking the kids over to DE to visit with family. I will bring my beloved running shoes and get exercise the au naturale way and in good weather! I can't wait for the great outdoors t... Read more
Busy Busy Weekend
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

It was a cleaning weekend, a hang with the family weekend, and a party weekend. I had to clean at least the main floor for my Tastefully Simple guests. Then I tended to all the laundry and cleaned most of the basement family room misc. today. Wh... Read more
My Worst Fall Off the Wagon Ever
Friday, February 27, 2009      2 comments

I got a new job, and my coworkers treated me to lunch. I picked the healthiest menu item and didn't even eat everything that was given to me. However...this is a know what they accompanied my healthy meal with? A dessert. So I picke... Read more
Exercise is a must
Friday, February 27, 2009      0 comments

I knew this when I started my journey to weight loss...but this week, I am realizing just how important it is. If I think the day is going to be insane, then I will know the night before and I really should get up and exercise first thing...even... Read more
The Scale's Enemy
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

In my humble little's the 'lady in red', 'TOM', or whatever you choose to call it. I feel the bloat. The pain. I know it is right around the corner. And the scale told me so. UGH. I have hope, however. My 30 day shred DVD should be ... Read more
Sputter, Splat, Splash
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

That was the sound of me falling off the wagon last night. The family and I went to a pancake supper. I felt so bloated after, and I did workout for 40 minutes. But I had to sleep elevated b/c I felt horrible! Blech! So today...I cut way w... Read more

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