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Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

Finally, after a week and a half of workouts, I am noticing an increase in my fitness level. Yesterday, for the first time, I did my walk/jog on the treadmill and my shins weren't hurting so badly that I thought they were going to give out on me... Read more
Round 3... FIGHT!
Sunday, September 28, 2014      2 comments

I am back for the third time. Incentivized and energized to make it work this time. I have a gym membership, a trainer, a sister who is also trying to live healthier, and a bunch of goals. Also, there is money on the line! I'll be damned if I th... Read more
Monday, March 11, 2013      6 comments

I joined this site almost 2 years ago and a few weeks in, I quit. And not because it was hard or inconvenient or unhelpful. I quit because I didn't want to continue to be made aware of or be held accountable by this (wonderful!) community for my... Read more
Help! Too Much Sodium!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      4 comments

From Day 1, I decided to track my Sodium intake. And from Day 1 I have exceeded the suggested amount by HUNDREDS and just as often THOUSANDS! I grew up with and enjoy very salty, flavorful food. As an adult I reduced my intake but not by e... Read more
Monday, August 15, 2011      9 comments

I lost 7 lbs for my first week! I am in total disbelief! I have been persistent about my evening walks with my pooches and getting on the Wii Fit every day. (I just love the yoga, Advanced Step, and Free Run.) Before, my life was extremely... Read more
An 'A' For Effort
Sunday, August 14, 2011      5 comments

My friend invited me to her barbecue yesterday and, although I knew the temptation to indulge would be too great, I couldn't decline for that reason alone. If I turn down every social request where I have to be around unhealthy food, I may as we... Read more
A Day of Lessons
Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

I LOVE avocados. I could eat them every day with each meal... before I found out that ONE avocado has 26 g of fat! This bit of news breaks my heart... and ruins my Fat goal for Day 3. I have learned a lesson: check the Nutrition Info BEFORE con... Read more
One Day Closer
Thursday, August 11, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday was my official Second Day working towards my goal. I did strength training exercises in my SP Fitness routine and OMG did I SUCK! I am so out of shape that I had to split the reps, doing half of them in the morning and the remaining h... Read more
One day at a time
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      6 comments

Recently, I've decided to make some major changes. I'm at the age where I need to know where I'm going to be in 5 years. I need a whole new lifestyle. Yesterday was my official First Day making that transition. It was much more painless th... Read more