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elliptical lover
Thursday, February 20, 2014      2 comments

I absolutely love the elliptical! I can remember when I could barely do 5 minutes. I can go about 30 min now before I really start getting worn out to the point of wanting to stop! I wonder how it compares to the Arc trainers they have? Anyway, ... Read more
cruel world
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      3 comments

I remember the call that I got in the middle of the night. My brother had been stabbed multiple times and was being life flighted to Univ MO Columbia. It wasn't good and they didn't know if he would make it. I didn't even have time to get there ... Read more
Diet bet disaster
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      2 comments

I signed up for a diet bet... My first one. I needed to lose 11.6 lb in one month to win. I have lost 6.8. I still have a week left, and I feel really silly because I tried to do it the wrong way.... I went all protein eating between 900 and 110... Read more
Mini goals
Monday, February 17, 2014      3 comments

I wear a fitbit. Every day. Faithfully. Yesterday I got my 20,000 step in one day badge. I was so excited! So today my mini goal was to spend at least half of my time on the elliptical working out without holding on to the handles, but rat... Read more
Trying to deal with grief in a health way.
Sunday, February 16, 2014      4 comments

I have been dieting off an on for over 7 years. Starting at 365lb. I'm 284 now, but feel it's time to get serious. My brother died in November, brutally murdered actually. The one thing he wanted for me was to be healthy. he never gave me ... Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      4 comments

Pain in lower left abd after walk yesterday. Pushed myself too hard three weeks after surgery... Gotta call in to doctor :(... Read more
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      5 comments

Hysterectomy postop three weeks. Walked forty min today. Too much. Next time fifteen or twenty! :( Proud for being motivated but upset with myself for pushing too hard.... Read more
New me!
Saturday, July 14, 2012      2 comments

I have been walking at Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City, and I love it because they have so many different trails to walk on. Some of them I avoid during the work week b... Read more
Mind is stronger than the body!
Thursday, July 12, 2012      2 comments

Going into exercise I thought that mentally the mind was the thing that kept me from achieving fitness goals. I realize now that my body is the thing that wants to give up, but if I focus with my mind and not give my body a will do w... Read more
Every Sunday...
Sunday, July 08, 2012      0 comments

It seems every Sunday I am glad for a new week to start because of something I feel went astray with my diet/exercise plan this week. My goal next Sunday is to not have that feeling! I want to be proud of the week I have had! While I am improvin... Read more
Eve and weekends....
Monday, September 26, 2011      2 comments

My favorite times are eves and weekends, but these are also the times when I fall off my plan. Today is Monday....and I'm determined to make this week different!!! However, just by going to the gym on my lunch hour at work I feel better...... Read more
First 5K
Saturday, June 19, 2010      4 comments

Did the YMCA Father's Day 5K today! My first 5K ever....finished in 55 min 30 seconds! My goal was under one hour and I did it!!! Feels great!!... Read more
Back at it...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

Finally back on to sparkpeople. I wish I had never left, because every time I do I gain weight! I've been losing for over a week now. Back under 300, and just signed up for a Biggest Loser type competition at the YMCA! I'm excited to be motiv... Read more
Going better than expected, I'm on a roll!
Monday, October 26, 2009      6 comments

I have exercised daily for 8 days in a row! I've lost weight and I do feel better! I started out on the treadmill at 30 min per mile. I just finished a mile in 20:53!!!! That's huge for me and a great improvment in one week! I'm motivated a... Read more
I keep coming back for more....maybe I'll stay this time.
Friday, October 23, 2009      3 comments

I don't know what is wrong with me. I was doing so good late last year and beginning of this year. I was down to 269 at one point. I came back from a cruise about two weeks ago and weighed 310.8! I was so depressed. None of my clothes fit r... Read more

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