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OMG, I'm in the Spotlight!!!
Friday, June 13, 2008      21 comments

Wow, what a wonderful surprise this morning to find out that I'm in the spotlight. I think it is way cool. What I am really hoping for is that I can, while I'm in the spotlight, I can encourage everyone to continue moving forward on their jour... Read more
What Surprised Me This Month
Wednesday, May 28, 2008      13 comments

This month I have been working on getting in more walking with ultimately doing a 5K. Since I have more time on my hands with being unemployed, I have been doing my walking outside in the morning. Normally, my walking has been indoors, whether... Read more
What I'm looking forward to wearing...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      12 comments

The one thing that I miss wearing more than anything is jeans. I used to live in jeans, but I haven't worn jeans in over 16 years. My son doesn't ever remember me wearing jeans. He was a baby the last time I wore them. I have two pair of jea... Read more
My inspiration this week
Wednesday, May 14, 2008      2 comments

As part of a challenge I'm on we are to blog what has inspired us this week. So throughout the day, I've thought about what has been inspiring me this week so far. I'm inspired today and every day by my Spark friends on all of my teams, from ... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp - Day 4
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      5 comments

I just finished day 4. This was a great video. We focused on the areas that I need to work on the most. I will probably do this video again this evening. Once again, I couldn't do the stretches on the floor. I did some of the standing up an... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp - Day 3
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      0 comments

I just realized that I didn't post my thoughts on day 3 of bootcamp. I thought this was one of the easier workouts so far, although I did have to modify doing the pushups and the stretches on the floor. I have bad knees and I didn't want them ... Read more
One Thing I'm Working on This Week
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      0 comments

As part of a challenge, I am writing about one of things I'm working on this week and that would be cutting back on my sodium intake. I never use salt on anything, but as you may or should know, that doesn't mean anything. Sodium is found in s... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp - Day 2
Monday, May 05, 2008      5 comments

Today's strength workout was great. I worked areas that I haven't concentrated on before. Strength exercises are so much more easier for me. I also got in 3 fruits and 3 veggies today. WooHoo!! This morning I went for a walk around the ... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp - Day 1
Sunday, May 04, 2008      4 comments

Today is Day 1 of Beach Body Bootcamp. My starting weight is 350 lbs. I just completed the 10 min cardio workout for day 1. I had to modified several of my steps during the workout due to my level of fitness and capability. It was a pretty g... Read more
Childhood Memories
Thursday, April 24, 2008      4 comments

So this morning I was reading through my emails and posting to my teams, when I came across the "Question of the Day" from my Blossoms team. The question was, "What was your favorite outdoor game when you were a kid?" Well, that just brought a... Read more
My Proudest Moment Since Starting My Healthy Journey
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      6 comments

I'm proud of a few things that I have accomplished since I started my journey to a healthier me, like tracking my food every day and making exercise a habit. But, I think my "proudest" moment would have to be knowing that my new healthy habits ... Read more
Monday, April 14, 2008      3 comments

We all need to reward ourselves for our accomplishments on this healthy lifestyle that we're on. I reward myself for small accomplishments, such as every 5 lbs lost or winning a small challenge. I give myself a new book or magazine or a DVD. ... Read more
My Biggest Struggle
Sunday, April 06, 2008      4 comments

My biggest struggle is still portion control. I've been doing better than I have in the past, but it's a continuous struggle for me. I'm doing better at measuring my food. The only problem is that when I'm in a hurry I tend to forget about it... Read more
April Goals
Monday, March 31, 2008      6 comments

Here are my goals for April: 1. Lose 8 lbs. 2. Keep sodium under 2300 mg. 3. Eat 6 fruits and veggies every day. 4. Drink 12 cups of water every day. 5. Exercise 30 minutes every day. 6. Don't forget to take m... Read more
Short/Long Term Goal and Reward
Thursday, March 13, 2008      3 comments

Here are my short and long term goals and rewards: Short Term Goal - 10 lbs. Long Term Goal - 60 lbs by the end of 2008 Short Term Goal Reward - New article of clothing Long Term Goal Reward - New piece of exercise equipment ... Read more

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