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Met my goal!
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      0 comments

I met my goal last week but was not sure it was real. I have not exercised this month as I was on vacation and then sick. So Now what? Do I reset my goal or do I maintain? With the momentum I have maybe I should try to lose another 10 lbs or so.... Read more
Saturday, November 22, 2014      1 comments

I was totally surprized when I got on the scale this week and had lost 3 pounds! Especially since it has been so cold and I have had to be creative to get exercise in. My hip has started to hurt, so I laid off a bit this week. But this is ... Read more
Feeling encouraged!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      4 comments

I am excited and encouraged to know that I have lost 7 lbs! Yet, i have found that the first pounds are the easiest. The change in weather could have tanked me but I found a way to walk in my house. I am not walking as fast due to obstacles but ... Read more
Yipee! Goal reached!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

So excited when I stepped on the scale and had loss 3 lbs! Then it struck me after 4 years and lots of up and downs due to health problems, I have not only reached my goal weight but exceeded it! That is the best gift I could receive for Valenti... Read more
Can't Believe it Has Been So Long
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      0 comments

I can't believe I haven't been on for over a year. I have so many random thougths so forgive the jumping from topic to topic. I became a caregiver to my 95 yr old mother so life is drastically different for me. I have little time for mysel... Read more
broken toe still broken
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      0 comments

Christmas eve I broke a bone in my foot and three in my toes. One toe had 2 breaks. I went back to the doc and got new x-rays because my toe is still puffy and deformed. He told me that my break was severe and it went all the way through. I t... Read more
New beginnings
Saturday, April 02, 2011      0 comments

2010 was a terrible year for me. I ended up quitting the gym I was going to. I told my doc that an interesting thing occurred. When i stopped exercising my hip pain went away. So even though I dropped a weight machine one by one in hopes of fig... Read more
Can you believe there is another issue? Yikes!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      1 comments

Gee - now I have an injured hip. sleeping 3-4 hours then the pain wakes me. The doc says no elipitical and I can't do treadmill or a bike either right now. So I guess I will keep doing the stretching. In addition, my asthma is flaring. doc says ... Read more
Another set back
Saturday, February 06, 2010      1 comments

This is getting old. It seems like there is always something popping up that keeps me from exercising. I had shin splints so bad in late January that I had to stop working out for them to heal - not sure how I did that. Then I took a fall and in... Read more
Regaining motivation
Monday, December 14, 2009      2 comments

So I haven't been motivated since vacation in August. I went to the gym when I got back but just let everything get in my way and stopped going. Sadly in september I only got to the gym 5 times. October health challenges prevented me from doing ... Read more
Trouble getting started again
Thursday, August 20, 2009      0 comments

I am back from an amazing cruise and two week vacation. Came home to company, so this is the first week back to the gym. I can't believe how out of shape I feel. I did 20 minutes on the bike on Monday. Yesterday I had to quit my weight and cardi... Read more
Amazing Race Contest - last week
Monday, July 20, 2009      0 comments

This is the last week for the contest. Today I thought I only lost one pound but I misunderstood her and I lost 3 pounds. I really needed that encouragement today after being carted off to the ER yesterday! I have lost a total of 6 pounds since... Read more
Amazing Race - results
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      1 comments

Even though I missed a week with an out of town event, I only dropped one spot to #8 this week. So far I have lost 2.2 lbs, and 5.75 inches in the last 4 weeks. I am more than half way to my total weight loss goal. However, the week the contest ... Read more
I am pumped!
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      1 comments

I did great this week in the contest at the gym. I earned enough points to advance to the first location. I even lost a pound, that was unexpected! I know I won't be able to keep up this pace as vacation time will take me out of town. So I just ... Read more
Amazing Race gym contest
Thursday, June 04, 2009      0 comments

I entered the contest at my workout gym. It has really inspired me to step up the cardio and watch what I am eating. I have been able to make it to the gym each day. While I would like to say I spent a hour there each time that would be too muc... Read more

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