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Day 6 Exercise Streak
Sunday, January 06, 2008      5 comments

On a day that is normally my day of rest, I continued my exercise streak. Besides the normal laundry and housecleaning, I did not one but two workouts. First, I decided that I would pop in a Richard Simmons workout. Mind you, I haven't done a... Read more
Day 5 Exercise Streak
Saturday, January 05, 2008      4 comments

Today was my fifth day in a row of doing exercise. Today I did the WATP Muscle One Mile. I use 3 lb weights with it. Boy, was I feeling it today with the weights. I did much better with the workout. Guess I'm getting used to it. I also did... Read more
Day 4 Exercise Streak
Friday, January 04, 2008      4 comments

Today was my fourth day in a row doing exercise. Today I did a one mile WATP workout, lots of walking at work and shopping, and strength exercises. They kept me hopping at work today. We were short-handed and I had to do alot of running aroun... Read more
Day 3 Exercise Streak
Thursday, January 03, 2008      4 comments

I did my third day in a row of exercise. During the day I did alot of walking the production floor at work. This evening I did the One Mile WATP workout. I will also be doing at least 4 strength exercises before I go to bed tonight. Th... Read more
Day 2 Exercise Streak
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      4 comments

I did my second day in a row of exercise. I haven't done that in a while. I went above my calorie range today, so I put in extra exercise. I did the WATP Muscle One Mile, walking, and strength exercise. Plus, I drank at least 4 extra cups of... Read more
Happy New Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      3 comments

I am so looking forward to this year. It's a new year and a new me. I am getting back on track. I started my exercise streak today. I will make exercise a habit this month. Every day I will continue to build my stamina. I am determined. I... Read more
Broken Scale
Monday, December 31, 2007      3 comments

So I had decided that I would not be weighing in during the month of January. I wanted to put my focus on exercise and making it a habit. Weight loss has slowed down for me and it was driving me crazy. So I decided that I would stop using the... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Tuesday, November 27, 2007      5 comments

Wow, I can't believe it's been so long since I posted a blog. I have been on a plateau for such a long time. It's time to kick it back in gear. So today I started back to using the Food Tracker and Exercise Tracker instead of just keeping odd... Read more
Blue Team Time Capsule
Wednesday, October 10, 2007      10 comments

TIME CAPSULE: DRAW A PICTURE OF YOURSELF. I'm not an artist, but you can see my before picture and the last picture I had taken in June 2007. DESCRIBE YOURSELF. Iā€™m 49, 5ā€™4ā€, currently 283 lbs. I have just above the shoul... Read more
One Year Anniversary on Spark
Saturday, September 29, 2007      4 comments

Today is my one year anniversary on Spark. Wow, I can't believe it's already been one year since I found this wonderful website. I have met so many wonderful people here. Everyone has been so supportive, motivational, and inspirational. Than... Read more
I DID IT!!!!!!
Friday, September 28, 2007      17 comments

I am so happy!!! I weighed in this morning with a 4 lb loss. But, that's not why I'm so happy. I hit a big milestone today. I HAVE LOST 101 POUNDS!!!! It has taken me a little over a year. I started my healthy lifestyle change on September... Read more
I'm Disappointed With Myself!
Thursday, September 27, 2007      3 comments

I went to my dr.'s appointment today for my 3 month checkup and to get the results of my bloodwork that I had done on Monday. My A1C was 7.3. Three months ago, it was 7.2. I knew that it wouldn't be down. I hadn't done my best this summer. ... Read more
Feeling Down Today
Monday, September 24, 2007      4 comments

I'm trying hard not to feel this way. Today is the anniversary of my younger brother's death. It's been 6 years since he died from lung cancer. He was only 41. He died 9 months after my mom died. They have both been on my mind today. I mis... Read more
Biggest Loser Blue Team
Thursday, September 20, 2007      0 comments

I'm so excited to be joining a Biggest Loser team. My weight loss has slowed down a bit and I need some extra motivation to step it up again. I belong to challenges on the 100+ First Steps Club and the Shedding 100+ Pounds team, where I get al... Read more
Finally Getting Back into Exercising
Tuesday, August 14, 2007      3 comments

It has been such a long time since I have had any kind of an exercise routine. I have been wearing my pedometer for several months now. I don't leave home without it. So I have been tracking my steps and trying to increase them every day. Th... Read more

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