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Summer 5% Challenge Team - I need your help!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      4 comments

I really have been slacking off this summer. I haven't lost any weight (even gained about 3 lbs), I am hardly exercising and the biggest thing of all for me - I'm not tracking my food! I don't know if it's the busyness of summer or being tired o... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge Fitness Guide
Friday, June 20, 2014      3 comments

For the summer challenge I plan to exercise 6 days a week - 7 if I can. I want to either run or bike in the mornings (weather permitting). 3 days a week I plan to do strength exercises. I found an article on SP that says 6 exercises to do BEFORE... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge Nutrition Guide
Friday, June 20, 2014      0 comments

I am planning on keeping the same diet that I have done in the past for this summer challenge. I basically count calories and try to stay in my range each day. However, I am trying to make sure I drink my 8 glasses of water a day and hoping to e... Read more
Where oh where has my motivation gone?
Sunday, May 25, 2014      3 comments

I have started each of the last 3 years on a diet. The last 2 years I have gotten derailed by moving and such and have gained back 1/2 my weight each time. I just realized last week that I have gotten lower in weight than I did the last 2 years ... Read more
My first 5K!!!
Friday, April 11, 2014      2 comments

So I have been training for a 5K since January. Seeing as there are no races around here right now, I signed up for a virtual 5K a few weeks ago. I was supposed to run it this week. I have been doing my running on the treadmill but I really didn... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge Nutrition Commitment
Sunday, March 30, 2014      2 comments

During the next 2 months I will continue along the same track of eating that I have been. ~Eat in my calorie range each day. Try to stay around the bottom of the range but that range goes up if I exercise so stay at the bottom knowing that... Read more
Motivation - why am I doing this?
Sunday, March 30, 2014      1 comments

Here is a list of why I am losing weight! ~I want to be able to participate in casual sports without being so easily winded. ~I want to be able to bike and walk with my kids ~I want to look good in my body and feel comfortable with the ... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      2 comments

I will do at least 10 min of exercise every day I will bike or run 3x a week I will do exercise videos 3x a week. (Right now it's 30day shred but probably will be changing that soon) Looking forward to watching the weight drop! ... Read more
February is over! Goals for March
Friday, February 28, 2014      1 comments

Well, I had some positives and negatives for the month of February! The negatives: ~My weight loss this month has been less than I wished for with only losing about 4 lbs. ~I started the month off well with getting up early in the mornin... Read more
Ready for the last week of February
Monday, February 24, 2014      4 comments

Well, I had an interesting week last week since I got sick Friday. I got a cold but was mainly zapped of all energy. I didn't do any exercise on Friday because I really didn't have any energy. This lasted all weekend BUT on Saturday I walked for... Read more
Back on track - goals for the week of 2/17
Monday, February 17, 2014      2 comments

Ok - so last week(end) was rough! Valentine's Day was rough - we were kid free and I snacked my way through the evening while watching a movie and such with my husband. Then on Saturday I didn't do much better with a Valentine's banquet at churc... Read more
Stuggles
Thursday, February 13, 2014      1 comments

I have really been struggling this week. Mainly with getting up in the morning to exercise. I keep setting my alarm and then ignoring it come morning. I don't know if I need a change in routine or what. It is really hard to get my exercise in so... Read more
Goals for this week: 2/10/14
Monday, February 10, 2014      2 comments

Ok....so to keep me on track this week I am coming up with some specific goals to follow. 1. Go running 3 times. I am having trouble running the whole 25 minutes so I hope to do that by the end of the week. 2. Do the 5 minutes a day to... Read more
New recipe!
Sunday, February 09, 2014      0 comments

So this week wasn't very consistent with exercise. I rarely got up at 6 like I meant to but I did get at least 15 minutes of exercise done each day so I guess I can't complain too much! I really am making it my goal to do some form of exercise e... Read more
Keeping on track
Thursday, February 06, 2014      4 comments

I am determined to keep on track! It is about this time that I get bogged down by how slow it seems to go! I know that I don't gain weight overnight, but somehow I expect it to disappear overnight! I had been getting up at 6 every morning ... Read more

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