Thursday, January 03, 2008      6 comments

So I thought I did so well yesterday with my calories and today I realized I ate a Dannon yogurt at work (there is tons of free food here) and forgot to enter it. I don't think I forget things like that very often, at least I hope not, but I re... Read more
January 2008 goals
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      7 comments

"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." -Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Goals for January 2008: 1. Stay in range (new range set 1/2/08) of 1290-1640 for 30 of 30 days left in January (1... Read more
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      3 comments

My goals for 2008: 1. reach goal weight of 135 and maintain 2. achieve 15000 fitness minutes 3. keep the quit Simple. These are the measurable goals I have set for myself this year. They encompass all that I desire that can be measu... Read more
Happy New Year
Monday, December 31, 2007      6 comments

"Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves." - Robert Frost I love Robert Frost. His favorite poem of mine is a very sad one, but I love it still. It's actually funny because just yesterday I had the... Read more
Friday, December 28, 2007      2 comments

So I like this idea of having a goal for fitness minutes for the year. One of the things that has helped keep me motivated is seeing my total number of cardio minutes on the Sparkpoints page. I've got over 9200 since I really started Sparking ... Read more
Up 2
Thursday, December 27, 2007      4 comments

So I'm up 2 pounds, so says the scale. I'm not worried about it. I think if I had been drinking enough water these past couple of days it would have helped. I'm going to make sure I get extra water today. I also have a low fat high fiber lea... Read more
Back to work
Wednesday, December 26, 2007      1 comments

It's almost hard to believe how happy I am to go back to work and return to my normal routine. I love having time off but I seem to take better care of myself with a regular schedule. Not that this week in regular. I work late today and tomor... Read more

Monday, December 24, 2007      4 comments

This photo is of the sun on the day of the Winter Solstice. It is not my photo, but I love it!... Read more
Monday, December 24, 2007      2 comments

"To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it." - Mother Teresa, missionary I am going to start again my strength training routine today. I have been unable to do it due to the TMJ problems I have been having, so haven't done ... Read more
Ants in my pants
Sunday, December 23, 2007      0 comments

It's 10:40 p.m. EST and Sunday night and I feel antsy as hell. Maybe it's because I ate too much junk today or maybe because I didn't get in any exercise. I had a hectic day full of close friends and family and holiday joy, but I'm home now an... Read more
Saturday, December 22, 2007      1 comments

I weighed in at 150 this morning! I'm getting closer to the 140's every day! It's been warm here (upper 30's) so yesterday the dog and I walked for over an hour. It was sunny and nice as long as you don't look at the dirty snow which is every... Read more
Friday, December 21, 2007      5 comments

I'm back from my date, we spent all day together, 12 hours. It was very nice, and we did well. I wore a black wrap dress and looked fabulous. He was a bit under-dressed but I did not mind. We had a very nice time and the museum was beautiful... Read more
Thursday, December 20, 2007      4 comments

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see." - John Burroughs, essayist and naturalist So I took my measurements this ... Read more
Final Exam
Monday, December 17, 2007      7 comments

I want to start by saying what a wonderful time I have had this semester at GonnaBFit U. It really has been great. About a month before this semester started I quit smoking. When I started here in the fall I weighed in at 159 on 9/9/07. I am... Read more
Memory Lane
Saturday, December 15, 2007      4 comments

Last night I had an impromptu reunion with an old friend. Two of my girlfriends from college and I got together with a guy we knew in college and hadn't seen since 1999. For me it was extra special though because I grew up with him. I've know... Read more

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