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My goal is NOT unreachable!
Monday, March 31, 2008      1 comments

I just haven't reached it yet. I get really discouraged. I turn 40 in a week and really had my hopes of seeing the 160's on the scale by then. I am trying to stay positive and work towards that goal without putting myself on a timeline for it.... Read more
One hour was worth it!
Thursday, March 27, 2008      2 comments

I did 60 straight minutes on the treadmill this morning at the Y. After that I hopped off, did a few of the circuit machines then did a slower (3.5 mph) 10 minutes on the treadmill. I feel great now! Tomorrow I am going to try a step ... Read more
Pilates - Part 2
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

Today's class was really tough. My legs are still a little sore from Monday but I am glad I signed up for 6 weeks of this - I feel better,stronger already! I am watching the scale go up despite my calories being in check and exercising. Jus... Read more
Pushed myself today
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      2 comments

My legs are still sore from Monday's pilates class but I pushed myself through it and did 5 min on the elliptical and 45 on the treadmill. Tomorrow is pilates again. Discovered Fiber One key lime yogurt today. 80 calories and rather y... Read more
I thought I was getting in shape....
Monday, March 24, 2008      1 comments

I have been exercising regularly for a year now and despite the platau I am enduring have successfully lost 20 lbs so I thought I would sign up for a Pilates class. WOW! My legs are still wobbly/shakey and it was crazy hard. Now I just ... Read more
Great new food find!
Thursday, March 20, 2008      1 comments

South Beach tortillas. 110 calories fat 2.5 grams 8 grams of fiber! 5 grams of protein! These are pretty good. I use them for breakfast wraps with eggbeaters or with almond butter and a banana.... Read more
hasta la vista self sabatoge!
Thursday, March 13, 2008      1 comments

Dang! I get so mad at myself when I fall off the wagon. I am back on though and ready to go! I am keeping track of calories on Spark but also using a paper journal for extra accountability. I went to the Ymca armed with a new playlist ... Read more
Plantains
Sunday, March 02, 2008      2 comments

I bought plantains at the store today. I have no clue how to prepare them. I have never tried them but am trying to branch out of my food rut and try new fruits and veggies. My husband suggested frying them. I told him the whole point of g... Read more
Started Week Two...
Saturday, March 01, 2008      1 comments

Today I started week 2 of the 30 minute runner program. I also think I am going to try to shake myself out of the 170's by beginning calorie cycling. Not quite sure how to do it but I really want to be in the 160's by the first of April.... Read more
30 minute runner - Week One Complete!
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      1 comments

Today I did my 30 minute runner program , tomorrow I will do water aerobics, bosu or walking then Friday I start Week Two! I bought a pair of size MEDIUM sweats at Walmart. Clearance, purple, too tight but they are a MEDIUM! I can get them ... Read more
Headed towards my goals
Monday, February 25, 2008      2 comments

I really like the intro to running program I have started. Today was my day off from it so I went to water aerobics. I swear I feel stronger already. I changed my background to the 5k. For too long I have wanted to run one, wished I could ru... Read more
30 minute runner program
Sunday, February 24, 2008      2 comments

*** THIS IS THE PROGRAM I STARTED - NOW ON DAY THREE! *** New Runner Training Guide For each week of the program, your run/walk workouts should be done either 3 or 4 times a week depending on your schedule and progress. It is essenti... Read more
Fake it 'til you feel it
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      3 comments

Today I just wanted to lounge around in my sweats and eat carbs. I don't know how I mustered it up but I ate a healthy low cal breakfast then got on the treadmill for 30 minutes and did 2.05 miles. I am proud of myself for turning this into... Read more
Love my lunch!
Monday, February 11, 2008      1 comments

1 eggplant (peeled and cubed) 3 pieces sundried tomato 1 can artichoke hearts drained 1 tbs olive oil 1 oz feta cheese cook over medium heat until completely done. Yummy, filling, low cal Next time I might serve it over ba... Read more
I am doing this!!!
Saturday, February 09, 2008      2 comments

I went to the Y for my water aerobics class and found out it was cancelled due to the instructor being ill. Instead of getting discouraged I just hopped on the treadmill for 60 minutes going a distance of 3.60 miles. I am thankful for all the... Read more

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