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Weekends are hard for me
Monday, September 10, 2018      0 comments

I LOVE a couple days off of work. It can be so stressful during the week, but getting off my routine is rough too. It saps my energy it feels like. And it's hard to control the routine, because hubby wants to be around me during the weekend, and... Read more
Depression Day Today
Saturday, September 08, 2018      1 comments

Weekends can be hard for me. I feel like I got hit by a ton of bricks. I let all the tension build up during the week, and it all comes crashing down on me. I did get my trial pair of contacts today. It is SO cool to be getting to show off ... Read more
Still going
Friday, September 07, 2018      3 comments

Legs are STILL sore. Starting out working out is HARD. But I got an upper body workout today, and I'm hoping my legs will be strong enough tomorrow to let me get through either Pilates or yoga, because I want to do some stretching and work out m... Read more
Legs so sore . . .time to make the arms sore.
Thursday, September 06, 2018      2 comments

I did a dumbbell workout yesterday that was supposed to be a "full body" workout, but it definitely got to my legs a lot more than my arms. I've been having a bit of trouble standing up and sitting down today. My muscles are painful and weak. So... Read more
Jello Legs
Wednesday, September 05, 2018      2 comments

After 2 weeks of walking, with a couple days of cardio, I decided to throw some dumbbells into the mix. A few reps of lunges and squats with 5 pound weights, and I have weak# wobbly Jello legs. I'm half expecting for my legs to crumple beneath m... Read more
Starting out Week 3
Tuesday, September 04, 2018      3 comments

I've had some ups and downs over the past two weeks, but I'm really excited about the progress I've made. I went shopping today and carefully read the labels of the food I bought for nutrition information. I bought healthy snacks with lots of p... Read more
Holding Steady
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      1 comments

So it's only day three, but I feel different already. No, I haven't lost any weight, but I feel good knowing that I'm making changes for the better. It wasn't too hard to make good food choices today, and I parked my car a ways from my office bu... Read more
Keeping it Real
Tuesday, August 21, 2018      7 comments

This is day two of tracking my foods. Not able to really start incorporating exercise yet (need to find a safe place to go for walks), but I'm excited to start a healthier lifestyle. It's been a while since I've been setting healthy goals for m... Read more

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