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Day 89- Fail
Monday, August 05, 2013      3 comments

Today, ugh. 1/4 mile swimming then there was an issue with older boys picking on my son on the basketball court. I got him calmed down and eventually he swam a 50 timed to get a blue ribbon from the Get In And Swim Program I'm doing online...the... Read more
Day 88- Boo walking doesn't burn enough calories...
Monday, August 05, 2013      4 comments

So I realized on Sunday when my ticker flipped over that I missed my calories burned goal by something like 1200...but still made my exercise minutes. It was the walking vs. swimming or biking or elliptical...walking doesn't burn enough calories... Read more
Day 87- Never give up
Sunday, August 04, 2013      2 comments

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” ― Earl Nightingale Time will pass anyway...it is all about what we choose to do with it. In the moment those things might n... Read more
Day 86- Back to 250-ville :) & an Uh-oh & stuff
Saturday, August 03, 2013      4 comments

THINGS ARE HAPPENING! First, I was super excited to see that second digit go down today! Back to 250-ville! I went to Sawgrass Lake Park this morning for my walk, but it was later than I wished, I started at 9 instead of at 8. Supe... Read more
Day 85- 260
Friday, August 02, 2013      2 comments

I was happy to see 260 on the scale again today, $50 reward you are officially MINE! Can't wait to be in 250-ville again! I officially had to tighten my laces on my shoes...I was walking along and realized my socks were getting burning hot ... Read more
Day 84- Message
Thursday, August 01, 2013      2 comments

This was my message today. If you are reading this, it's for you too. You CAN do this! PUSH HARDER! Now is NOT the time to let up. Things are going to start sliding and changing like a rollercoaster and YOU BETTER BE READY when that happ... Read more
Day 83- August Goals
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      3 comments

Fitness goals 13.1 miles walk/run for August Get Out and Run program (DONE!!) 31 miles run/walk for monthly goal (1 mile a day average) 400 meter speed freestyle for Get In and Swim program Sunday Tai Chi class Finish last 1... Read more
Day 82- Challenge of Maintaining Changes
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was a big fat zero for exercise. I had planned afternoon swimming, but when the time came around the kids were having a blast playing in the sprinkler so I didn't want to stop them to take them to the boring Y. Then, I was just going t... Read more
Day 81- Side by side 30 pound difference (face)
Monday, July 29, 2013      6 comments

The one on the left was the day I defended my dissertation. The one on the right was last week. Sometimes it is hard for me to see the changes, but this is what th... Read more
Day 80- Yes Man
Sunday, July 28, 2013      3 comments

If you haven't seen the movie Yes Man with Jim Carrey & Zooey Deschanel you really should, it's a good movie...My life has been kind of like Yes Man lately. What about this? Or this? And try this? Scared? Do it anyway! What happens if...you say ... Read more
Day 79- Hard time today, but I'm still going
Saturday, July 27, 2013      3 comments

I've been tired and headachy and cranky all day today. I've tried to get out of it...I took Advil...and I rarely take anything. I napped. I drank water. I went to the gym anyway and finished out my July Stars and Stripes Challenge by getting my ... Read more
Day 78- 30 pounds down trophy & 10% body weight reduction met!
Friday, July 26, 2013      6 comments

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Day 77- Forever
Thursday, July 25, 2013      3 comments

There are much faster & easier ways to lose weight and I've done them successfully before...only to gain it all back and then some because they don't really change you and what you do normally. Obviously, I'm not doing that this time and it has ... Read more
Day 76- Trying to figure out how to feed me :)
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      3 comments

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Day 75- :(
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday ended badly. It was the worst calorie day I've ever had on Spark. I ended the day 1500 calories over. That is nearly a whole day for me. Did I say it was really bad? Yep, the scale was back up a pound this morning, but I can't say I wa... Read more

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