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Friday, November 04, 2011      2 comments

My successes for a healthy lifestyle today are: Tracking every bite Drinking 8+ glasses of water Getting in 3 ST sessions this week Getting 60+ minutes of cardio each day.... Read more
Challenge 4
Monday, April 18, 2011      0 comments

Today was a good day all the way around. Stayed within my calorie range and had a good workout this afternoon. Will have a better day tomorrow.... Read more
Lazy Day
Sunday, April 17, 2011      3 comments

Today was a slower day for me. I still got in 70 minutes of cardio, but blew off strength training. Energy level has been low the last couple of days so I backed off and will go full stream ahead tomorrow Nutrition was a challenge this we... Read more
Challenge II
Saturday, April 16, 2011      1 comments

Where is my will power??? When I was in college I had such will power I could sit at a table and resist dessert or anything sweet. Yet now I seem to crave certain sweets, dark chocolate is my biggest weakness. I've succeeded at so many thing... Read more
Weekend Challenge
Friday, April 15, 2011      2 comments

My challenge for the weekend is to reflect on my day and see where I've met my goals and where I could use improvement. I find that exercise is my strong point. Today I did a vigorous aerobic routine and did strength training. I'm diligen... Read more
Getting Re-energized
Monday, March 21, 2011      0 comments

I have to admit, the last couple of weeks it has been hard to motivate myself to do more than the minimum of exercise. I have kept up with my daily walk for the most part, but the extra cardio and strength training have been quite the challenge... Read more
Here's to a New Year 2011
Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

It's been a while since I posted. I'm happy to report I made it through the holidays with family and friends and still lost a few pounds, despite all the food. I'm totally amazed at this even though I was careful not to over do it. My goal wa... Read more
Met My First Mini Goal!!!
Monday, November 22, 2010      0 comments

WOOHOO!! Met my first mini goal to lose 5 pounds by Thanksgiving. I met it and more. I have lost 7 pounds in the last three weeks! I've changed up some of my cardio and am doing different things each day and I believe it made a difference. ... Read more
Why Now?
Friday, November 19, 2010      2 comments

My husband asked me the other night why I "suddenly" decided to lose weight. I didn't really give him and answer. Upon reflection, I don't really beleive it was a sudden decision. I've been contemplating it for quite some time. I just didn't... Read more
Hectic but successful
Sunday, November 14, 2010      0 comments

As most can see, I'm not a very consistent blogger. Oh well, it's still a new to me and I have a tendency in some regards to procrastinate. This was a very difficult week for me to get all my cardio and strength training in. I worked some... Read more
November Mini Goal
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      1 comments

Well I'm half way to my mini goal! This has been a difficult week for nutrition. I've stayed within my calorie allowance, but haven't made the best choices at some meals. I compensated by working out a little longer that evening the the next ... Read more
The Spark - Chapter 2
Sunday, October 31, 2010      1 comments

My goal is to lose 5 pounds by Thanksgiving. I think setting short term goals will make losing weight easier than focusing on the long term goals. My second goal is to eat more fruits and vegetables. I know I don't eat enough. My third goal ... Read more
Frirst Two Weeks
Friday, October 29, 2010      1 comments

Well, I made it through the first two weeks! Quite an accomplishement for me, usually this is the time where I fall off the band wagon. Some days were certainly harder than others. Working in a deli doesn't help. I find myself wanting to s... Read more
Saturday, October 23, 2010      6 comments

New member to Sparkpeople. I reside in Colorado and love the Mountain State. I joined SP to get different feedback on exercise programs and nutrition. I'm really motivated to lose weight and keep in off this time around, no more yo-yo weight ... Read more