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Using my fitness center pass
Saturday, September 29, 2012      5 comments

I knew that I would never use a gym pass to one of the larger gyms - it's just too overwhelming to me. So I got a membership at my local rec center that has a walking track and cardio/weight equipment. I have been going 4-5 times a week and ha... Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2012      2 comments

Well here I am again...completely ashamed of myself. I was inspired and doing great when I first joined SP but I made excuses and put things off and here it is over 8 months later. Problem: I love food! I seem to go through my day wondering wh... Read more
Not as bad as I thought
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      1 comments

Well weighed in and I was surprised to see that I only gained 6 lbs over my summer breakdown. Thought it would be a lot more... Felt so sluggish I was sure it had to be. Did okay yesterday- drank lots of water but I was about 300 calories ove... Read more
And again...
Saturday, August 13, 2011      1 comments

My girls start school again on Monday. Wow, the summer has just flown by and I am trying to get us organized. My oldest daughter starts middle school and we are both feeling a tiny bit nervous. So things should settle down and I'm looking f... Read more
Friday, June 24, 2011      3 comments

My oldest daughter is on a synchronized swimming team and she always has to buy a new swimsuit every summer from the specialty store. They don't sell "normal" suits but carry the racing and competition lines. While my daughter was finding the ... Read more
Talking to my sister
Sunday, June 19, 2011      4 comments

My sister is just 1.5 years younger than I am. We were very close growing up but she moved away a few months out of high school. She was in Texas for awhile and then settled down and moved to Mexico with her family. She has two children who a... Read more
Finally feeling better
Sunday, May 22, 2011      4 comments

It all started with a weekend off from work. I enjoyed myself- but ate way too much unhealthy food. I exercised, but nothing could make up for my binge weekend. By this past Monday I felt really sluggish and my tummy was not happy with me. ... Read more
April Progress
Sunday, May 01, 2011      3 comments

Here is my progress in pounds and inches for April weight 175 lbs (-8) waist 40.5" (-1.25) hips 43.25" (-2.75) neck 14.5" (-0.75) thigh ... Read more
Sunday, May 01, 2011      0 comments

I've been trying to look for different ways to exercise with my youngest daughter along with me. My two older kids are in school and so she is my constant buddy. The city has finished a bike path that goes along the river wash. It is... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

Easter Holiday was nice. My dad and brothers came over for a nice meal. I stayed within my calorie range and was happy that I still got to enjoy the food. My 4 yr old was going through her easter egg candy and she was offering me every piece ... Read more
I can't hide behind my jacket
Saturday, April 23, 2011      2 comments

This week has been rough. I am not doing well on my eating and so far haven't lost from last week. I always feel uncomfortable in my clothes. Nothing fits right and I feel embarrassed. Today I was getting ready to leave for work and walked b... Read more
I'm still here
Monday, April 18, 2011      1 comments

Well, last week was tough. Things were out of routine and I tried to be good but a couple days I ate way too much. My husband took a day off work and we went out ( or should I say I dragged him all over town). My calories were way up on tho... Read more
The drivethru
Sunday, April 03, 2011      4 comments

Out with the family and as usual we stoppped by McDonalds to grab lunch. I told my husband that I didn't want anything and went home to make a sandwich that I'd planned on my tracker. I would normally feel afterwards a little cheated that I di... Read more