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Measurement Time
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      11 comments

I have been measuring myself on the first day of the month. My weight has come off so slowly. And this month the measurements was in small increments too. So, I thought I would look at the big picture. Date 10/09 1/1/09... Read more
March Goals
Monday, March 01, 2010      5 comments

My March Goals: 1) Finish reading The Spark and completing the 28 day program 2) continue doing bootcamp exercises and adding some additional strength training exercises 3 x's a week (ie exercies from Quilt & Lose Team Strength Challenge) ... Read more
5 Motivators
Saturday, February 27, 2010      10 comments

Here are some of the things that motivate me on this weight loss journey: 1) Grandchildren - I want to be around to play with them and enjoy watching them grow up. I only have 1 granddaughter right now. 2) Health - I am healthy on the... Read more
Some good ideas!
Friday, February 26, 2010      5 comments

I saw this posted on a thread and I thought it was good and decided to share. Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and pla... Read more
50 Things
Thursday, February 25, 2010      5 comments

1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:30 2. How do you like your steak? medium well 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Fireproof ( really don't like going to the theater - went to see this one because pastor reco... Read more
Slow but Sure
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      7 comments

The last couple of weeks I have only lost .25 each week. I'm glad it was a loss (I haven't had a gain yet this year and I aim to keep it that way!), but am disappointed that the weight isn't coming off faster. I am sticking to my program of ca... Read more
New Pedometer!
Monday, February 15, 2010      8 comments

emoticon, I got my new pedometer on Saturday and wore it yesterday. I reached 10,000 steps and then some! I did ... Read more
Finished!
Friday, February 12, 2010      10 comments

I finally finished all 3 quilts -- one each for my husband, his sister and brother. I put the labels on today. ... Read more
Did It!!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      11 comments

I did it! I broke through that 236 pound barrier!!! Last night when I weighed in at TOPS I was 235. WOOHOO!! I lost 1.25 pounds this last week. The little I revved up was enough this time. Even though my scale on Monday said I hadn't lost,... Read more
Quiet Weekend
Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

I wasn't able to rev up my exercise this weekend as I wanted to because I was gone all day Saturday. Today, Sunday I quilted for about 4 hours - finished the 3rd memory quilt. I just got to bind it now. I did do the Bootcamp video and walked f... Read more
Time to Increase Exercise Intensity
Friday, February 05, 2010      7 comments

Well, today I measured myself. I thought I would have lost inches, but I was the same in all areas except one with .25" lost. Some clothes have felt loose and I feel stronger. So I was disappointed at the numbers. I was also up a pound this ... Read more
Bummer!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      8 comments

Big Bummer!! My pedometer stopped counting my steps. The battery is ok, because the clock is still working. It stuck at one number, so I reset it to 0, now it won't move off of 0. I am going to have to get a new one. It was a cheap one, now I... Read more
"Senior Moment"
Thursday, January 28, 2010      10 comments

I had a major "senior moment" this month and discovered it today. I have been working on 3 quilts made from my FIL's flannel shirts (1 ea for my DH, SIL & BIL). I was able to give my husband's pieced top to him at Christmas. I had completed pi... Read more
Pumped Up!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      10 comments

I lost 2 lbs this week. I am so excited. That makes 4 lbs lost since the beginning of January. I am going to try to lose one more by Sunday, because my goal is to lose 5 lbs this month. I am going to have to be careful because my dh's... Read more
Heart Rate Monitor Watch
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

I got my new heart rate monitor watch a couple of weeks ago. Tried to figure it out then, got a little frustrated and put it aside and forgot about it believe it or not. Well, today I got it out sat down and actually understood what to do. ... Read more

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