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A Wonderful Morning
Monday, May 23, 2011      3 comments

So this morning I managed to drag myself out of bed and work out. I have decided that since I love the warm weather and the sound of the birds and nature what could possibly be better than exercising outside? I got up, grabbed my kettlebell an... Read more
Baby Steps
Friday, May 20, 2011      3 comments

After a wonderful post on my last blog I learned that I do need to take baby steps instead of trying to jump in with both feet and setting myself up for failure. I went back to stage 1 of the spark diet and now I am working on tracking my food.... Read more
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday after some wonderful comments on my blog I realized that I had changed since the beginning of my journey. As always life takes over, things get in the way, and emotions can get the best of you. The missing piece is my support system.... Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

I have decided that I need to start blogging more often. Hopefully this will help me become more accountable and give me some motivation. I feel like it is a never ending cycle anymore. Monday it starts. I am on track for a few days and as t... Read more
Challenge rules
Thursday, July 01, 2010      2 comments

Minimum 4 hours per week of cardio/exercise - $1 per hour that is not complete. Foods - $1 per meal and item for example I eat pizza (regardless of how many slices) and ice cream (regardless of how many servings) I owe you $2. This should ... Read more
Halloween to New Years Challange
Monday, November 02, 2009      6 comments

Well today will be the first day of the Lose 10 pounds from Halloween to New Years challenge. 10 lbs in 2 months is manageable and I know I can do it. My goals are to stay within my calorie ranges even on the weekends. Go to the gym at least ... Read more
Not ready for the cold weather yet!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      2 comments

So I finally broke out the winter coat today. I really don' t like the cold but I guess I better get used to it because it will be cold for the next 5 months probably! The only thing I ask is if I have to deal with the cold, I want some snow t... Read more
Sick and hoping it isn't contagious!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      1 comments

I took my son to his physical exam yesterday and then he ends up getting really sick while we were in the waiting room, come to find out he has bronchitis! From what I understand it is contagious so I hope the rest of us don't get it. The last... Read more
Well I didn't make it...
Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

to the gym last night. My body was just exhausted. I needed a break and since I have been really good with exercising lately I am really ok with that. So I am going to try and go tonight. I say try because I normally take the weekends off, b... Read more
Trying something new
Thursday, October 08, 2009      2 comments

I found a new exercise machine at the gym last night and I am going to give it a try tonight. It seems like it may be a little more intense than the usual elliptical that I am used to but I want to shake my body up a bit in hopes of finally tip... Read more
Halfway through the week....
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

Well thank goodness the week is almost halfway over. I am so ready for my three day weekend. It has been a while since I had a day off and I am thankful for this holiday. I plan on getting in plenty of exercise this week and spending the week... Read more
Back from vacation....UGH!!!
Monday, June 22, 2009      2 comments

Well I had a great time in Florida but unfortunately now have to come back to reality. I can say that I ate horribly all last week and I am afraid to see where the scale is now, I know it isn't good. This morning was a fresh start though. I h... Read more
It has been a while
Thursday, April 30, 2009      2 comments

Since I last blogged and figured I better get back to it. I have been doing ok that past most but am ready to kick it up a notch in May. I ordered 3 new exercise dvd's, all Biggest Loser ones. One is yoga, one is a fat blasting cardio, and th... Read more
Sabotage - my new middle name...
Monday, April 06, 2009      3 comments

Hello, my name is Karen and I love to sabotage my efforts and hard work during the week on the weekends. There thought I would throw that out there. I think I have come to a new chapter in my weight loss program. Why do I do it? Am I afraid ... Read more
Love my new body!
Friday, April 03, 2009      2 comments

Well I am down 5.6 lbs in 3 weeks and boy can I tell the difference. Every time I pass the mirror, I have to look at myself. My butt is gone, and the stomach is getting much smaller! My jeans are baggy on me, and shirts that were too tight la... Read more

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