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I remember
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      1 comments

I have been struggling trying to figure out what I did before that led me to shed 20 lbs. I think that I figured it out. I have the cardio down pat, but not enough strenghtening exercises. But also, my eating habits. I went back to cooking what ... Read more
Back in the swing of things.
Friday, August 21, 2009      0 comments

I am feeling good and getting back on track. I have to do this. There is no other way. I am tired of making excuses as to why I keep getting side tracked. I have come to the conclusion that if I can commit to my job, then being committed to my h... Read more
Tuesday
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      1 comments

A day late posting - 1) Blogging - a day behind 2) No rice, potatoes, or pasta - Had pasta (small serving) 3) Positive thinking - All day 4) Cardio - 20 minutes 5) Fruits and Veggies - Check 6) Lots of Water - Check I have a... Read more
Monday
Monday, July 27, 2009      0 comments

1) Blogging - Check 2) No rice, potatoes, or pasta - Check 3) Positive thinking - somewhat 4) Cardio - 40 minutes (WOOHOO!) 5) Fruits and Veggies - Check 6) Lots of Water - Check I really enjoyed my workout this evening. I worked ... Read more
Setting boundaries.
Thursday, July 23, 2009      1 comments

I am going to make a few changes. I have to set these boundaries or else I won't get very far: 1. Blog at least 5x week. 2. No rice, potatoes, or pasta. 3. Positive thinking. 4. Cardio at least 4x week for 20 minutes. 5. Incorporate more fruits ... Read more
So, I wasn't really back.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      0 comments

For some reason, I am not finding the discipline that I had 2 months ago. I was totally dedicated and somehow lost it. I talked myself out of the gym an hour ago, but I will now go here in a few minutes. I will spend my lunch hour there and see ... Read more
I am back!
Monday, July 13, 2009      1 comments

Ok, so I have been lazy due to the hand problem. I had been in constant pain up until last week. I went in for my pre op appointment. Good news and not so good news, Cyst ruptured on it's own, now have bone spur and arthritis. Oh well, life goes... Read more
Frustration and hand diagnosis
Thursday, June 04, 2009      2 comments

Well, I went to the orthopedic doctor yesterday for my hand. It seems that I have developed a gangaloin cyst at the base of my thumb in between the joint. Fortunately, the doctor thinks that it can be treated my oral meds. I did have the option ... Read more
Monday...me and my thumb....
Monday, June 01, 2009      2 comments

I had a fun filled weekend. We had a birthday party for Jordan. We had company over all weekend. I was so tired that I actually had to call in this morning so I could get more rest. I actually fell asleep 2x this morning while drying my hair wit... Read more
Getting back in the groove
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      2 comments

We had a great time on our camping trip. We were very lucky to not have been hit with any rain. I didn't keep a food journal while I was away, but we packed healthy food choices. I can't recall a camping trip where we have taken fresh fruit. I r... Read more
Wow
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      0 comments

On Saturday, I managed to get a total of 50 minutes broken into 2 different sessions (not consecutive). Tuesday, I went to the after work and managed 50 straight minutes on the elliptical. OMG. I couldn't believe that I actually did it. Well, I ... Read more
Changing it up a little today.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday, I went to the gym at lunch like usual. The gym I attend at lunch is not that big. Well, all of a sudden, so many people started attending at lunch. I had to wait to get on the elliptical and only ended up with time to complete 20 minu... Read more
Monday is here again
Monday, May 18, 2009      2 comments

I had an interesting weekend. One of my younger cousin graduated on Saturday. I attended the party following the graduation. I was looking forward to a piece of the cake. So, I had a few vegetables and then had my sights set on a small piece of ... Read more
Friday-T.G.I.F.
Friday, May 15, 2009      2 comments

Ok, a quick post on the steps that I have taken with the pedometer. 5/13/09 - 10,545 5/14/09 - 10,876 It is making me want to take more steps each day to see if I can pass the day before. The pedometer stores 7 days of steps. Therefo... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, May 14, 2009      0 comments

I had a goal of using the elliptical 3x week. I am not sticking to it like I had intended to. Turbo Jam is much more exciting and invigorating. I feel like I am getting more out of TJ. I have Cardio Party 2 downpat. I am keeping up 95% of the ti... Read more

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