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My rewards for losing 10 pounds
Saturday, January 26, 2008      1 comments

I went shopping tonight for my rewards for losing 10 pounds. My scale has since went back up, but I still got down to 144.5 so I deserved to reward myself. I know my weight will definatly fluctuate, so I'm not concerned. I'm still eating right ... Read more
Understanding Happiness
Friday, January 25, 2008      2 comments

I read this in my Spark People email - Healthy Reflection. it really hit home and thought I'd post it here for those of you that read my blog who might not get these Healthy Reflection Emails. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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To buy: Elliptical, Treadmill or Gazelle?
Thursday, January 24, 2008      6 comments

I am going to need to buy something new for cardio. I'm not quite sure what to buy...any help would be appreciated. The Elliptical and Gazelle are more in the price range we were hoping to spend - Less than $250. However, you burn more ca... Read more
Breast Cancer 3 day - Join me in a team??
Wednesday, January 23, 2008      0 comments

Okay. I'm determined. I sit here with tears welling in my eyes. This is a HUGE issue that I worry about - even though I don't directly know anyone personally who has/had breast cancer. I want to organize a team of ladies local to my ar... Read more
Calorie Cycling?
Tuesday, January 22, 2008      2 comments

Here is the results for me if I chose to calorie cycle. I'm not exactly sure what this all means, I'm still reading about it. I entered in that I exercise 3x a week: Maintenance: 2056 Calories/day Fat Loss: 1645 Calories/day Ex... Read more
Tuesday, January 22, 2008      7 comments

Wow....I couldn't believe my eyes this morning when I stepped on the scale. 143.5. That's what I had gotten down to the last time I did Spark People and for some dumb reason decided I could go it alone. I've been "active" on this site this ti... Read more
Size 6 - oh my GOSH!!
Sunday, January 20, 2008      4 comments

Okay. I got into my size 8 pair of Tommy Jeans recently, so I have been meaning to go to to Goodwill to buy a pair of size 6 jeans for motivation. I finally went tonight - mind you, I'm still on my period and ate really BAD while on vacation a... Read more
walk/jogging - how to calculate mph/mpm?
Sunday, January 20, 2008      2 comments

Okay, I decided to go for a quick walk with my daughter this afternoon. She rode her bike and I walked along side her. I don't know how to calculate how quickly we walked. But here is the info...(husbands watch needed to be set back...) ... Read more
only half-bad...
Friday, January 18, 2008      2 comments

Okay, so I'm not doing too hot. We had to go out last night for dinner and that would have been fine, however...I also needed some sort of chocolate fix, so i had 3 peanut clusters. that put me over. Oh well. We did good with breakfast and l... Read more
So much for pre-planning
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

Okay, So I planned and planned, but apparently forgot to plan one VERY important detail....Does the hotel we're staying in even HAVE a microwave? They all do don't they? Nope. So, our dinners were suppossed to be heated up soups in the mi... Read more
my period???
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

How much do you generally gain for your period? I woke up this morning with it :-( Just in time for my trip. Dangit. I had it last time I went on this trip too, 2 years ago.... Read more
Eating while traveling - hopefully a success!!
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

I added "hopefully a success!!" because I am hoping I don't forget anything... I'll be taking a trip soon. I planned my menu so that I can have 3 different sack lunches, 2 breakfasts in the hotel room (no cont. breakfast) and 2 dinners mad... Read more
I'm gonna keep on keeping-on...
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

I think my "breakdown" from yesterday has passed. I've taken in all the advice that's been given to me and am forming my own opinion as to what I feel is good for me. We'll see how I do. My plan is is 1 - first and foremost to give myse... Read more
Re-visiting my calorie intake/expenditure
Wednesday, January 16, 2008      3 comments

I got this from my Dec. 07 FITNESS magazine: Step 1: Do a little math (weight x 4.5) + (height in inches x 15.88) - (age x 5) - 161 = TOTAL Step 2: Multiply your TOTAL by the appropriate percentage for your activity level: ... Read more
Weight disappointment ;-(
Tuesday, January 15, 2008      5 comments

Well, I'm dissappointed. According to the progress that Sp gives me, I should be around 142 right now. According to the goal I gave to myself, I'd be 139.5 by now (1/12) if I was able to lose 2 pounds a week, which I obviously didn't do. Why ... Read more

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