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September 1, 2011
Thursday, September 01, 2011      7 comments

I am very pleased with my results so far. I pulled off a whopping 1,818 minutes of cardio fitness which was about 60 minutes averaged per day in August! Wow! I lost 7 pounds during August, which puts me at a total loss of 15 pounds since June 1,... Read more
Week 4 Completed
Thursday, August 18, 2011      4 comments

I am down 3 lbs since last Thursday (where I'd gained 1 lbs due to TOM)... Woohoo! That puts me at 8 lbs lost since I joined SparkPeople and 13 lbs. lost since June 1, 2011 when I decided to begin changing my life. This week has been a... Read more
Week 3 Completed
Thursday, August 11, 2011      8 comments

I am up 1 lbs. this morning from last week. I don't think I actually have gained any weight though. I think it's just because of my period starting up. I can tell my fingers are retaining fluid. So I am not worried about it and will continue doi... Read more
I really just need to vent
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      8 comments

Since I am an emotional eater and I know it I figure I better do something else before I hunt down every last scrap of bad food left in my house and scarf it down. My sciatica started acting up yesterday on me. I did a walk around my neighb... Read more
A Small Victory Over Temptation
Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

I did it and I am proud! I did not take a nap no matter how tempted I was. I took Sara for our morning walk and I liked it. I stayed awake until lunch time and beyond. I did my after lunch aerobics for 31 minutes and now I felt totally accomplis... Read more
Week 2 Completed
Thursday, August 04, 2011      6 comments

Today is my official 2 week anniversary with SparkPeople! Since joining I have lost 5 lbs. Woohoo! That puts me at a total loss since my journey began on June 1, 2011 to 10 lbs! I am finding that tracking my food every day and my exercise ... Read more
July 31, 2011
Sunday, July 31, 2011      6 comments

So I started this day off by having to wake up at 5am. My husband is on call and his phone rang and he had to go in for work. He's fiber optics field tech for the local cable company. I took advantage of being awake when the sun rose though and ... Read more
Busy Day
Saturday, July 30, 2011      0 comments

I am quite proud of myself. Instead of my standard lay on the couch reading and playing on my computer all day Saturday, I got busy! I started off with a mile walk with my baby girl, Sara (puppy.) We did it in 23 minutes, which was 3 minute... Read more
A quickie
Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

When I went walking today around my neighborhood with my doggy, I came precariously close to twisting my ankle on some uneven pavement. Now I know you guys don't know me from Adam, but my friends and family know that I am notorious about spraini... Read more
Week 1 Completed
Thursday, July 28, 2011      2 comments

I have been on this site for 1 week now. During this week I have managed to track my meals every day, drink my water, read my Bible and reach my minimum fitness goals. YAY! I actually began trying to lose weight as of June 1, 2011 when I wa... Read more
2 Miles!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      7 comments

I did it! I made it all the way through the 2 mile brisk walk on Leslie Sansone's Ultimate Walk Away the Pounds Collection! I am so proud of myself!... Read more
More Puppy Walking
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      2 comments

I took my puppy, Sara for another walk this morning. We went a little further today and kept up a much brisker pace. She's getting the hang of it real quickly. She's so smart and such a good girl. She never tried to pull ahead and only required ... Read more
Feeling Good Today!
Monday, July 25, 2011      0 comments

For the first time since I got my puppy in November 2010 I actually took her for a walk on the leash around the neighborhood. Normally we just let her run around the backyard with our older doggy and play fetch with her. Since it was a whole new... Read more
2. Plan Your SparkTime
Sunday, July 24, 2011      0 comments

I plan to log in every morning, first thing to catch up on any new posts, mails and articles. At this time I will update my measurements and put in my final step count for the previous day. I also plan to check in throughout the day to keep... Read more
1. Write Down Your Fast Break Goals
Saturday, July 23, 2011      1 comments

Exercise = 20 minutes aerobic low impact work out from one of my DVDs each day & 7.000 Steps per day on my pedometer. Nutrition = 8 glasses (or more) of water each day. Small Streak = Listen to positive and upbeat music each day.... Read more

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