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Talk about a drastic change!
Friday, September 17, 2010      4 comments

I did it! I went to a beauty school in my area...showed the lady the cut I wanted and she went to work. Because I wanted to donate the cut off length, she braided it and rubber banded it. The braid measured 13 inches in length. :D He... Read more
Second Guessing
Thursday, September 16, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday I called a salon for a consult and a haircut. My hair hasn't been cut in about 2 years. (I last got it cut at the same salon just before mom and I left for China to get my daughter.) Its now down below my waist. My kids -... Read more
More smacks? and a milestone achieved
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      0 comments

I need some more common sense smacks... I had what I consider a "small" loss. -.6 Which when I look at it IS more than 1/2 a lb. BUT. (you knew there'd be a but, didn't you?)... considering how far I have to go it seems OH so slow. Y... Read more
What's in a name? and Motivations and Triggers/Roadblocks
Friday, September 10, 2010      2 comments

These are just a few things I've been thinking about lately. What's in a name... I think its so cool what people choose as their screen names here at Spark people. (And would love to hear from anyone who wants to elaborate on why they chos... Read more
How to turn your kids into drill sargeants
Thursday, September 09, 2010      0 comments

Easy... promise them a treat (a trip to Uncle Dave's house, for example) AFTER you've finished your exercise. In my case a ride on my bike. Both kids woke me up this morning with "So mom, when are you going to ride your bike?" and "Mommy ... Read more
Somebody Smack me upside the head!
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      4 comments

I'm so frustrated...and disappointed. And someone ought to slap me upside the head for it, I know! Weight last week: 234 Weight this week: 233.6 -.4 this week -19.6 total I was really hoping to earn that d*mned 20 lb star t... Read more
Ah well
Friday, September 03, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I was so-so on tracking my food for the first time in a LONG time. I don't think I went over my calorie totals... I also did NOT exercise. I am disappointed in myself. But its just one day...as long as I don't let that be the begin... Read more
Am I prejudiced?
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      3 comments

I have to wonder. See, I started weight watchers on 6/15 of this year, and I really "clicked" with the leader I started with. She had/has a straightforward, no nonsense (no bulls*it) attitude that I liked. But I guess she was a victim of ... Read more
Sunday, August 29, 2010      1 comments

I had wanted to go to the Budgie show yesterday... because I had never been and to get my litle boy budgie a friend (girlfriend maybe?) But I had a cold hit me like a ton of bricks Friday night and by Sat I felt like a wrung out dishrag. So mu... Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010      1 comments

Hubby is leaving this one up to me...but basically I could keep going to Weight Watchers and pay the 40$/month for the meetings and etools... or I could do it on my own w/spark people's tools...and put 40$ a month away towards a treadmill. ... Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010      1 comments

I haven't done more on C25K yet..and its been 2 or 3 days since I did day 1. I'm not giving up on the idea, I just wonder if maybe I jumped the gun getting started. My biggest problem is my lack of time management and my self conciousness in ... Read more
I think I found my fire
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      3 comments

I intend to continue with the couch to 5K because I'm one of those stubborn folks who doesn't like to give up. But now... I've found something in addition to a future autism 5K that really fires me up. Not that the other didn't..if you kn... Read more
The best laid plans
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      2 comments

Well, my plan yesterday had been to ride my stationary bike after I got home (9:30pm) then chop my salad for the next day's lunch. And to get to bed at a decent hour so I could ask hubby to wake me up a bit early so I could get day 2 of C25K ov... Read more
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      0 comments

My calves and thighs are so sore, its not funny. I'm glad today is a "rest" day from the running at least...though I might try and do some time on my bike at some point. But I've got to drop the kids off at daycare (next week school sta... Read more
OMG, W1D1 C25K kicked my butt!
Monday, August 23, 2010      3 comments

You know, I could really leave the entry right there and it would give you an idea how it went. At first it did go fine... I did the walking warm up, no problems..even got through the first two running and walking segments no problem. Af... Read more

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