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At the Halfway Point
Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

The year is half over and I am at the half way mark on my weight loss goals. I quit taking my pain meds because the summer heat was making me feel sick with them. However since I have lost this amount of weight the pain is not nearly as severe... Read more
Return of an Old Love
Monday, April 26, 2010      1 comments

My knee has been hurting a lot the last week. I decided to just swim for my cardio this week to give it a rest. I went out and bought a pair of swim goggles and a nose clip. Wow, what a difference. Just using these two pieces of equipment ha... Read more
Jumping In!
Sunday, April 11, 2010      1 comments

My physical therapist has been telling me to include more swimming or water exercises into my program. So I decided to start on just Saturdays. Today I finally made it after work. It was great! I managed to swim 10 laps. It felt so refreshi... Read more
Making Plans
Thursday, March 18, 2010      0 comments

I can't believe I've already lost 17 pounds. I have a ways to go, but this is a good beginning. I have had more pain lately since I have upped my exercise. I hope I can hold out until I get my weight off. I am thinking that if I am down clos... Read more
Sneaky Snacks!
Monday, March 01, 2010      1 comments

Weigh-in day again. I lost 3 lbs last week. No big surprise there. Pretty good for a 51 year old women approaching menopause. I went to the movies yesterday with my husband, my son and one of his friends. I decided I didn't want to be tortu... Read more
Monday, February 22, 2010      1 comments

Today was my weigh in day. Over the years whenever I have lost weight it always follows a similar pattern. I lose a big chunk on one week, then the next week or two I don't lose. Then I start losing again. Last week I lost 5 lbs in one week... Read more
Taking Stock
Sunday, February 14, 2010      0 comments

Today while working out on the elliptical I thought about the pros and cons I have as I take my weight loss journey. So I decided to make a list. Cons Female approaching menopause. Osteoarthritis with both hip joints needing replacem... Read more
A new year with spark
Monday, January 25, 2010      1 comments

It's been about a month since my last entry. I'm starting to log more cardio time a week, but I still haven't started any strenghth training. I had surgery (not related to my joints) on the 15th so I've been taking it kind of easy. I'm making... Read more
How I got here.
Sunday, December 13, 2009      2 comments

Getting overweight and out of shape is a journey. Here is mine. Five years ago I was in great shape. I rode my bike on a wonderful trail often. I looked forward to my rides with the fresh air and oh the challenge of the hills! I logged over... Read more