SWERLEY99's Blogs

Getting myself healthy
Friday, September 30, 2011      1 comments

I will be away from Sparkpeople for a little while. I am getting my feet fixed so that I can run again without having the pain and numbness that I have been having. I finally decided that I needed to do this in order to be the best me I can be... Read more
My first virtual 5k
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      1 comments

I finally got myself to complete my first virtual 5k. I walked most of it but did a few sprints in between. My time was 57 minutes. I am going to try to keep doing at least one 5k every week. I thought that if I put it on my blog and told ev... Read more
What a great week!
Friday, June 18, 2010      2 comments

This week it has all just finally clicked for me. I am eating the right amount of calories without really having to think about it too much. Exercise has really felt like a part of my routine. I come home from work, chat with the family for a... Read more
My first try at Wii Your Shape
Friday, May 21, 2010      2 comments

I finally got my new game in the mail today. I got a great deal on E-Bay. $15 because the box was damaged, but everything is brand new. I don't care what the box looks like! This is a $50 game and I don't think that box is worth $35. An... Read more
So I tried Aldi...
Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

I was very impressed with this store. I went to the one in Arlington because I heard that they have great produce. Everything was extremely fresh and the prices were great. They don't have a huge selection, but all the main types of produce a... Read more
Chili's Guiltless Grill is great!
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      1 comments

Chili's has a new menu called the guiltless grill. All meals are under 750 calories! I went Friday night with my family. I belong to a website where I get to try products for free or at a discounted rate and just write about our experiences.... Read more
Great news! Calling all monkeys!
Wednesday, July 09, 2008      4 comments

Well, I went to the doctor today and it went very well!!! One of my goals is to get off of my blood pressure medicine. My pressure was actually low today, so the doc cut my meds in half. ... Read more
My measurements for PM no weigh-in challenge
Saturday, May 31, 2008      1 comments

Weigh yourself: 179.4 - 5/31/2008 Measure your Waist: 42 - 5/31/2008 Measure your Hips: 46 - 5/31/2008 Measure your Neck: 14 - 5/31/2008 Measure your chest: 38.75 - 5/31/2008 Body Fat: 48.8 - 5/31/2008 Bone Ma... Read more
Week 5 Friday Challenge Complete!
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      1 comments

Well, I actually made it through this weeks challenge. I really surprised myself. I didn't think there was any way that I would be able to do it. I did make some minor modifications. ----------------------------
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My first Friday Challenge
Thursday, March 27, 2008      3 comments

OMG! For my first Friday Challenge for Project Mayhem, I had to do 10 crunches, 20 squats, and 10 push ups continuously for 15 minutes. Then wait 5 minutes. Then go at it for 15 more minutes. Then wait 5 minutes. Then go for 5 more minutes.... Read more
My tale of the scale
Friday, March 21, 2008      1 comments

Well today I finally did it. The big thing that I have put off all of my whole adult life. I broke down and bought myself a scale. I have never wanted to know what I weighed. After all, it couldn't really be that much, could it? But now tha... Read more
Near death experience
Monday, January 21, 2008      2 comments

OMG! I took my first step class tonight. My sister said that it wouldn't be too bad. Holy cow, I thought I was going to die right there in the middle of the YMCA. When I first walked in, two other women said that it was their first time ... Read more
I lost 3 pounds in week 1. Go me!
Sunday, January 20, 2008      0 comments

Wow! This is really working. Thanks to everyone that has been supporting me and encouraging me through this hard first week. I have been pushing myself at the gym. I just keep hearing the trainer that showed me how to work all of the equipme... Read more
Day 1 was a good day!
Monday, January 14, 2008      1 comments

I think I did pretty good for my first day. I hope I can keep it up. I ate healthy and worked out for 1-1/2 hours. My legs are sore from the treadmill. I think I will take my sister's advice and soak in the tub for a little while. No pain, ... Read more