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Woohoo!!! I survived day 2 of 30 Day Shred
Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

I am sooooo excited. I did day 2 level 1 of 30 day Shred yesterday. It was really fun because my 13 year old daughter did the video with me. The great thing about it is that I was able to do the entire video without feeling like I was gonn... Read more
OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Day 1 - Level 1 of the 30 Day Shred
Thursday, February 12, 2009      2 comments

Holy c#$p, this is one seriously painful workout. It kicked my butt. My arms, legs ah heck my entire body is shaking. And this is 30 min. after finishing the video. I actually received the video on tuesday, but kept talking myself ou... Read more
Sunday, February 08, 2009      1 comments

Part of gaining an inner perspective of myself and my weightloss/gain history includes understanding what causes me to fall off the ol bandwagon. What kind of eater am I. I can honestly say that I am an emotional eater. Being an emotional... Read more
AMR...BMR...Metabolic Typing...
Sunday, February 08, 2009      2 comments

Well, according to Jillian, the best way to lose weight is to find out what my body requirements are and how my body metabolizes food. My Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is 1703 My Active Metabolic Rate (AMR) is 2200 (this number takes into ac... Read more
Banishing Negative Self-talk
Saturday, February 07, 2009      2 comments

In my previous post, I indicated that I have started reading Jillian Michael's Winning By Losing book. A couple of chapters into the book and I have to say I am really liking it. Although a lot of what she is saying, I have already heard... Read more
I am going to be Winning by Losing
Saturday, February 07, 2009      1 comments

I purchased the book Winning by Losing written by Jillian Michaels. I have heard many good things about this book and her strategy for losing weight. I have also requested 30 Day Shred from Netflix to give it a try. Chapter One of the boo... Read more
Woohoo!!! End of Bootcamp week 2
Monday, January 19, 2009      0 comments

Although I had the most wicked flare up, I stuck to the bootcamp exercises and challenges as best I could. To my great surprise, I lost weight. YES!!! It also seems that increasing my calories has also helped.... Read more
A small victory but a victory none the less
Sunday, January 11, 2009      2 comments

I stepped onto the scale this morning only to find that I have only lost a smidgen of weight. I have been working so hard this week. To say I am disappointed is an understatement. I exercised everyday and watched the food types/amount that I ... Read more
Significant other a significant hindrance to my weightloss attempts
Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

In every attempt to improve my dietary and fitness habits, by signicant other will be the first to cause a breakdown in my resolve. He does not eat veggies and believes the only way to eat a meal is at a restaurant or fastfood establishment. ... Read more
First weeks musing
Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

The thing with starting something new is that the excitement and anticiaption of the new thing. Whether it be a fitness program, new way of eating, budget plan, etc. I started my first week back on my new fitness and nutrition plan with al... Read more
New Year... New Chapter in my life
Saturday, January 03, 2009      1 comments

Here is is January 2009. As I review my goals that I initially set when I first joined SparkPeople, I see that I did not meet any one of them. Although that left me really discouraged and depressed, I decided that I just need to pick up my big... Read more
Something old becomes something new again
Sunday, October 19, 2008      0 comments

I had a great start on my journey however, I made a nasty detour that lasted a couple of weeks. Slipped back into old habits and had to endure a nasty flare up. It is amazing that when you are feeling at your lowest, this is when you aqu... Read more
Embarking on a virtual bike trip
Thursday, September 25, 2008      0 comments

I am kind of excited about this. A way to challenge myself and to make my exercising more exciting. The only form of exercise I can do is recumbent bicycle for medical reasons. But it can get to be a bit monotonous after a while. So to add a... Read more
One week after Day 1
Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

Well, we just finished week 1. Harder than I thought it would be. My family is not at the same place I am. They are all thin and have no need or desire to change their eating habits. I try as I can to encourage healthy eating habits for my c... Read more
Day Number 1 - Welcoming the new journey
Thursday, September 18, 2008      1 comments

I was going to start my new lifestyle on Monday, but decided that I shouldn't put my life on hold. So I stepped out of bed this morning with a brand new attitude. So far I am paying closer attention to what I am putting in my mouth and the... Read more

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