MCL423's Blogs

Squats, sit ups, and the dreaded medicine ball...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      3 comments

Last night was my first meeting with my Personal Trainer - Ralph. I was excited but nervous because I've never worked with a personal trainer before and although I like the idea of someone telling me and challenging me to reach beyond my limit, ... Read more
Even though I started my journey alone, I don’t have to end it alone...
Friday, August 20, 2010      6 comments

It’s been over a year since I’ve posted or written a blog and so much has happened since then. When I posted my last blog I had lost a total of 23 pounds, and today I’m proud to say that I’ve lost 81! I’m out of the 200’s for good and I’m actual... Read more
Nothing is impossible....
Saturday, June 06, 2009      4 comments

This week has been a bit trying at times and although I feel like I've worked really hard all week and should have lost more than .2 pounds, I know there is still more I could be doing to up the ante so to speak. I doubled up 3 days this we... Read more
How I define motivation...
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      3 comments

I define motivation as a force, or influence that gives you the drive to go after whatever you want. Motivation is so important when you look at the big picture because, without it, you may not be able to reach your ultimate goals. When I... Read more
"I can't even remember what it was like before now...."
Sunday, May 24, 2009      2 comments

It's been a while since I wrote a blog, so much has been going on that I've hardly had time to relax much less get on spark people for anything other than tracking everything. I'm starting to feel like, all the changes I've been making in ... Read more
Where's my band wagon!?
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      6 comments

I feel like I'm losing a little (ok a lot!) of my momentum, and I don't like it! Last Thursday (April 23) was my 26th Birthday and although I know 26 isn't THAT old, I still cant help but feel like an old fart. I'm not totally sure why I f... Read more
Life as I knew it has changed....for the better!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      4 comments

When I think back to a few months ago, I get a little overwhelmed with how much my life has changed. I've come to the conclusion that my ex breaking up with me was one of the best things that could have ever happened to me. Even though it hurt,... Read more
Don't look back....
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      5 comments

This morning when I woke up I was tired and not ready to go in for another day of work. I got up and when I went to get dressed I couldn't believe what was happening.... My 'large' work pants, that I usually wear just about every day to wo... Read more
Busy little beaver....
Sunday, April 05, 2009      5 comments about a crazy week! Work this past week was nuts and I ended up putting in a lot of overtime. I was getting up early and coming home late just about every day, but the one thing I am soooo proud of is that no matter what time I got ... Read more
This is the time.....
Saturday, March 28, 2009      3 comments

This past week has been a pretty good week, a bit busy, but overall very good. I have stepped up my workouts, working out close to 7 days a week, and strength training about 2-3 times a week (I do a lot of strength type stuff in my workou... Read more
Here I am again....
Saturday, March 21, 2009      2 comments

This past week has been a non-stop crazy roller coaster of different emotions and feelings- but I'm happy to say I think I've stepped off the crazy coaster and onto the smooth coaster and am once again headed back down the right track. Eve... Read more
It's just amazing.......
Monday, March 16, 2009      4 comments

Ok, today started off kind of rough for a monday. I was really late for work and super sore from starting my strength training this weekend but it shaped up to be a pretty awesome day.... First off, this morning when I was trying to find so... Read more
Duh Moment.....
Saturday, March 14, 2009      3 comments

On a normal weekend I usually don't eat breakfast and mostly don't eat lunch, although sometimes I will, depending on what I'm doing - like if I'm going to be really active I'll eat lunch, if I'm just hanging around the house, I'll snack on st... Read more
Yay me.....
Friday, March 13, 2009      2 comments

Ok, even though I'm having a tough day and am totally bumming out about the fact that I seem to be gaining instead of losing weight I did not give into temptation! One of my co-workers had hibachi Japanese food for lunch today - one of my fav... Read more
Friday, March 13, 2009      5 comments

So, I know I haven't been at this very long, only about 2 weeks or so, but I've been working really hard those past 2 weeks with: walking every day, doing at least 15 minutes of a workout DVD - usually more than 15 minutes & pretty much every da... Read more