MARLIESE01's Blogs

Two big goals for 2013-over come my fear of flying and run in a 5k
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      2 comments

Both will be extremely challenging for me. I am motivated and will be so proud of myself when I accomplish them!... Read more
In my calories range and walked 30 minutes
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      1 comments

Chalking it up to a successful day... Read more
Day 3 - 1300 calories, 9 glasses of water and 25 minute walk
Monday, November 26, 2012      1 comments

Did much better today. Day by day will reach my goals.... Read more
Day 2 - too many calories at 1716, 9 glasses of water, no exercise
Sunday, November 25, 2012      2 comments

So not a great diet day. My walking buddy couldn't make it tonight but we are back on for tomorrow.... Read more
Day 1 - 1300 calories, 8 glasses of water, 25 minutes walk
Saturday, November 24, 2012      1 comments

A good day of sticking to my goals. Walked for 25 minutes with 5 little sprints.... Read more
Ran a little more last night
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      3 comments

I have been trying to get out and walk at night. Did two nights last week because I was away for work but back on course this week. Tonight will make 3 days in a row. Going about 1.25 miles in 20-25 minutes and trying to add little sprints. My g... Read more
Thank you veterans
Monday, November 12, 2012      0 comments

Happy Veterans Day! No work today, but more importantly thank you veterans for committing your lives to protecting our country! So much respect for you and the sacrifices you and your families make for all Americans. Thank you!... Read more
Disappointed no walking tonight, blizzard conditions...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      3 comments

I never thought I could be disappointed i couldn't exercise. I have enjoyed my walks the last three days and felt really good afterwards. I was still going to walk in the snow tonight but the wind is whipping the snow sideways and there is bla... Read more
Went for a longer walk and added a little jogging
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      1 comments

It felt good to move and get my heart rate up. Tonight my walking buddy and I were talking about training for a 5k. That would be a very lofty goal for this couch potato but one I would never have considered in the past and am now giving it some... Read more
2 days off the couch and exercising, it feels good
Monday, November 05, 2012      0 comments

Finally getting motivated to move my body more. I needed a buddy to push me so my neighbor is walking with me. We have done 20 minutes each of the last two days. We added a little more to the length of the walk and did two little sprints tonight... Read more
My neighbor is going to help me exercise, I can't seem to do it on my own
Sunday, November 04, 2012      4 comments

My neighbor committed to walking with me and said she won't let me quit. She is awesome. I needed that kick in the butt and someone to go with me. I can't seem to do it on my own so its great to have friends. We started today and walked for 20 m... Read more
Dieting and storms don't mix
Friday, November 02, 2012      2 comments

After being out of power for three days and having to eat at my sisters who had power, my diet is out the window this week. I am so grateful to my sister for taking us in, and it's no easy task feeding 8 people healthily and cost effectively, so... Read more
Weekend going well so far, one slip up
Saturday, October 06, 2012      2 comments

I went to the store to get my newspaper and I usually grab a cup of coffee while I am there. Well I have no willpower against anything pumpkin in the fall so I had a pumpkin latte, but I altered it so it wouldn't bee as high in calories by makin... Read more
Sticking to my diet on a 1
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

So far so good but it's hard. I ate healthy all day at work but usually Friday night is a dinner a little off diet as a treat and maybe a glass of wine...but not today. Healthy healthy dinner and herbal tea. I am trying to decide if I should jus... Read more
Usually tough to stick to diet on weekends
Thursday, October 04, 2012      4 comments

But I am making a commitment right now to stick to my diet one weekend, this weekend. And if I can do it this weekend I should be able to do it again. Right?... Read more

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