RENE54's Blogs

Saturday, July 10, 2010      5 comments

I looked in the mirror this morning and I was shocked to see my mothers face on ME! I was thinking how do you get rid of all this extra sagging fat around my neck??? I thought about those commercials about lifestyle lifts, you know the ones tha... Read more
Time to regroup
Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

I guess I will use this break time between challenges to regroup and get back in the game. I need to revamp my activities and go back to tracking my food. Redouble my efforts and see what I have been doing wrong. I know I have been giving in ... Read more
July Challenge
Friday, July 02, 2010      4 comments

I did sooooooooo poorly on the last summer challenge. I ended up right where I started. Oh sure I have excuse out the ying yang. My daughter moved in with us and I no longer had use of my exercise room. I was too hot outside. I was stressed... Read more
Not so pretty good
Thursday, July 01, 2010      2 comments

I have really been slacking lately. No energy and no motivation to speak of. It is too hot and I am too tired. Of course I know if I could just get up and get moving I would have more energy but that just doesn't compute just now. My eating ... Read more
Water delivery
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      1 comments

I work at a Paper mill in Alabama. It is hotter than Hades on a paper machine. They were having an outage. I am a member of the safety committee and we were taking water to the employees who were working the outage. I have NEVER been so appr... Read more
I'm Back!!
Thursday, June 17, 2010      3 comments

Wow, I had an amazing time in Florida. I certainly got plenty of steps for my pedometer. I was also fortunate enough to see Mateo take his first steps. How awesome is that?!! He just turned one on Tuesday. It was just great to spend time with... Read more
Countdown to Florida!!!
Monday, May 31, 2010      6 comments

I am so excited because I leave for Florida to meet up with my daughter and her family at Disney World. She has a 1 year old, a 5 year old, and an 11 year old. I think this is going to be fun. I will definitely be getting in Plenty of walking... Read more
I am feeling pretty positive lately
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

I have had a change of attitude lately. I realized that your outlook can change everything. I have always thought of myself as a half full type of person, but I guess I didn't apply that in all areas of my life. I have begun to apply that now... Read more
Happy Mothers Day
Sunday, May 09, 2010      1 comments

I am sitting here at work. My favorite place to be (NOT!!) I am thinking about how much I would rather be at home with my children and grandchildren. My cell phone has gone dead so they cannot even call me. I am not a happy camper. I wish my ... Read more
I won 500 sparkgoodie points!
Thursday, April 29, 2010      2 comments

I cannot believe I won those points. I bought myself a tredmill with them. Oh if that could only be real!! I could really get my step count up high!... Read more
OMG Zumba!!!
Thursday, April 22, 2010      6 comments

My daughter talked me into going to Zumba class with her last night. It was fun and intense. I can feel it in every part of my body today. LOL Boy you shake EVERYTHING in that class. I did a whole lot of sweating. I couldn't follow everyth... Read more
kettlebell training
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      3 comments

If anyone is looking for a kettlebell at a reasonable price, they have them at Ross. The 5 pound bell is only $6. I already had a 10 pound bell but the instructions said that for beginners you should start out with 5 pounds. So now that I fin... Read more
I am Tired!!
Sunday, April 18, 2010      3 comments

Yet another Sunday being wasted here at work. I have so many things I could be doing at home. I am getting to old for this stuff. When I work the weekends it is for 13 straight days. We rotate so it is every third weekend. We also split out... Read more
WooHoo-Down one size!
Friday, April 09, 2010      7 comments

So my weight seems to be decreasing veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeerry slowly. I have noticed my pants getting looser. But imagine my surprise when I pulled on my jeans the next size down and they fit! I am so excited. Finally results that I cans see. Th... Read more
Friday, March 26, 2010      5 comments

It looks like I am stuck again at 192. I know that means I need to be a little more consistent. I had slowed my steps down to between 7,000 and 9,000 when I was sick. I have bumped them back up to 12 or better each day. I started doing WATP ... Read more

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