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Day 4 Walking Outside Streak
Thursday, January 06, 2011      13 comments

I forgot to post this yesterday. Even though it was raining, I still went outside and walked around the block. My son and I both used umbrellas. It was cooler out, but I think I did pretty good with my breathing. A lot of my friends suggeste... Read more
Day 3 of My Walking Outside Streak
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      13 comments

I did it again. We went for our walk early this afternoon. It was a little colder outside than the previous day. I was a little worried, but I wasn't going to let it stop me. I actually did a little better with my walking today. My son even... Read more
Day 2 of My Walking Outside Streak
Monday, January 03, 2011      11 comments

I made it through another day of walking outside. I decided that I wanted to walk earlier in the day rather than when the sun is going down. My goal is to eventually get up in the morning and go for a walk before I start work. Right now I'm t... Read more
Health Contract With Myself
Sunday, January 02, 2011      19 comments

Health Contract With Myself I, Lainie realize that in order to reach my goal weight of 150 pounds, I need to pledge to make the following changes to improve my health and lifestyle in 2011: 1. I pledge to try to lose 2 lbs per week. My... Read more
2011 Goals
Saturday, January 01, 2011      11 comments

My goal for 2011 is to lose 100 pounds. This is a doable goal. Specialist says we should lose one to two pounds a week for successful weight loss. Fast weight loss doesn't necessarily mean that you can keep it off. Six months ago I cha... Read more
Family Cruise - Day 3 - Part 2
Friday, October 15, 2010      8 comments

We are back for Part 2 of Day 3, October 9th. I left off where we were getting back on the ship after several hours of shopping in Nassau. We went back on the ship. After bringing our purchases back to our rooms, we went up to the Lido deck ... Read more
Family Cruise - Day 3 - Part 1
Thursday, October 14, 2010      10 comments

October 9th, Day 3, is the day we made it to Nassau, Bahamas. We arrived in port at 8 a.m. We decided to eat breakfast on the Lido deck before tackling Nassau. That way we didn't have to wait in line with the crowds getting off the ship. We ... Read more
Family Cruise - Day 2
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      11 comments

It is now October 8th, Day 2 of our Family Cruise. October 8th also was my son's 20th birthday. We started our day with room service of orange juice and muffins. After eating breakfast and getting dressed, we went upstairs to the Lido deck to... Read more
Family Cruise - Day 1
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      19 comments

For the first time ever, my son, Rocky, and I went on a real vacation together. We took a cruise from October 7th through the 11th to the Bahamas. We went with my sister, Julie; her daughter, Erin; my brother, Andy; and his wife, Kay. We had ... Read more
My Sparktoberfest Goals
Sunday, October 03, 2010      7 comments

So, I'm in the 2nd Annual Sparktoberfest on the Rootin' for Ruby team. This is a month long challenge where we are on teams. My team is the Sweet Tarts. My goals for this month are: 1. Continue to eat healthy and avoid process foods... Read more
FSC University Assignment - Self-Talk
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      10 comments

If I would have been asked about whether or not I had positive or negative self-talk a year or so ago, I probably would have said it was negative. I was always down on myself. I would go from spurts of being happy and positive to being sad and... Read more
August Goals
Monday, August 02, 2010      6 comments

Here are my goals for August: 1. Lose 10-15 lbs. 2. Increase my exercise regime. 3. Continue with my healthy eating. 4. Try a new Spark People recipe each week. 5. Watch sodium intake. I've lost 15 lbs since Ju... Read more
Rootin' for Ruby and the Christmas in July Challenge
Thursday, July 22, 2010      10 comments

I am really enjoying the Rootin'for Ruby Christmas in July Challenge. The premise of this challenge is to help a newly thin Santa put on the pounds so he will be able to fit in his Santa suit. We have been broken down into support teams. My t... Read more
Had a healthy weekend!
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      12 comments

This past weekend was great. I went grocery shopping on Saturday and bought a bunch of healthy foods. I am really enjoying the fresh fruits and veggies. Didn't get a chance to go to the Farmer's Market, but the Commissary had a great selectio... Read more
Mini Goal
Thursday, July 08, 2010      16 comments

My min goal is to lose 10-15 lbs this month. I've increased my exercise. Not only am I walking every day, but I'm back to doing my Walk Away the Pound workouts. I'm hoping to do 5 WATP workouts each week. I also am doing strength exercises t... Read more

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