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A Challenge to Myself
Monday, August 02, 2010      7 comments

I've been going back and forth on challenging myself to something. BUT I have come to a final decision. I am going to set a challenge for myself. I challenge myself to exercise EVERY DAY for the month of August. I normally take 1 to 2 rest da... Read more
A Quest for Exercise
Monday, July 19, 2010      7 comments

Recently, I have been craving exercise! Any kind of exercise. It’s crazy! It’s like a new addiction. Better to be addicted to exercise than addicted to food (like I was). I’ve been trying to vary my routines up. I have a Wii Fit Plus that I like... Read more
What is happening to me?
Thursday, July 15, 2010      7 comments

Something is going on with me. And it really has caught me off guard. I don’t remember ever feeling like this before. I have attempted to get rid of the weight countless times. All the times failed. All the other times I have not felt this way (... Read more
Fun Questionnaire to Get To Know Each Other
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

I picked this up from another blog and thought I would join in the fun! Feel free to copy and post your own. Enjoy!!! ====================== WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Texas DO YOU HAVE ANY KIDS & IF SO HOW MANY? Yes. A boy t... Read more
Vacation Recap: I lost weight!!! Woohoo!
Sunday, July 11, 2010      5 comments

So I was on vacation from July 3rd until July 10th. We took a trip to Colorado Springs, CO. I went with my husband and 2 kids and my sister, her husband, and little baby boy. We split the drive both ways into 2 days (so 4 total days of driving).... Read more
Focus on Non Scale Victories
Thursday, July 01, 2010      1 comments

The definition of Non Scale Victory is "things or events that happen related to our weight loss that are not related to the numbers on the scale." NSV for short. I find that focusing on NSV makes this process a lot more tolerable. If it we... Read more
NSV : Cholesterol Going DOWN!!!!!
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      4 comments

Back on May 11, 2010, I had my annual thyroid screening (I have an underactive thyroid) and a lipid panel done (cholesterol test). The May 11th lipid panel tests came back with the following results: Total cholesterol: 172 Triglyceride... Read more
It's all about attitude
Monday, June 28, 2010      4 comments

I'm realizing more and more than having a healthy lifestyle is a lot more than just exercise and eating right. It's all about your attitude. If you really want to be thin you will do whatever it takes to be thin. You have to be in the right fram... Read more
Major NSV Today !! - No longer have border line high blood pressure!
Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

Throughout my last pregnancy (had my daughter in March), I had borderline blood pressure. In fact the day before I had my daughter, my doctor sent me to the hospital for monitoring because it was actually considered high at that point. During pr... Read more
Week Review - 6/18/10 to 6/24/10
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

This week went pretty well. I lost 3.2lbs this week. Unfortunately, I was unable to stay for my meeting because I had a VERY bad migraine. I plan on going to the Saturday morning meeting instead. NSV For the Week: I've been trying to keep e... Read more
Rant about the four letter D word!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      10 comments

Ok. I have to get this off of my chest. It's been building up for a few weeks now and I am ready to explode. When are people going to realize that you are not on a DIET! You are making a lifelong change! This frustration started on Ju... Read more
Interesting Work Challenge
Thursday, June 17, 2010      1 comments

So my work has been trying to think up ways to encourage it's employees to get more active and to eat healthier. They have now announced a challege to it's employees. They are offering a chance to win a $100, $75, and $50 giftcard for those that... Read more
Last Week Review - Met 5% Tonight!
Thursday, June 10, 2010      3 comments

This past week went very well! At tonight's WI, I lost 1.8 lbs. A total of 14.6 since the 2nd week in April. My 5% goal was 14 lbs so I met that tonight officially! I met that goal on my home scale last week, but since I weigh in in the evenings... Read more
Time to set Goals & Define Rewards
Saturday, June 05, 2010      2 comments

I think it is time for me to set some goals and define different kind of rewards that I can get when I meet those goals. Notice that I did not say "IF" I meet those goals. I said WHEN because I will meet these goals! I plan on revisiting this li... Read more
Looking Back At Old Pictures
Thursday, June 03, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I was cleaning out an old box and found the picture displayed. I had forgotten how small I was just 8 1/2 years ago. I’m thinking of making copies of this picture and displaying them everywhere (in my bathroom, on the fridge, at work, ... Read more

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