10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 29)
Saturday, August 29, 2009      2 comments

Good afternoon! The August challenge has been just that - a challenge. I will weigh in on 31st - but I can tell you, 10 lbs did not disappear from the scale. I know why. I've been doing some heavy strength training this month (I actually... Read more
Amp up the workouts...
Monday, August 24, 2009      3 comments

Yeah, I've got to do a lot more. I need to start acting like someone really concentrating on getting fit, not just a few days a week. So, today I started the 200 sit-ups program and the 100 push-ups program - only I'm doing girl push-ups.... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 24)
Monday, August 24, 2009      3 comments

This is why people don't diet!!! They get frustrated with staying the same weight all month when they are trying so hard. Thank goodness I saw some inches drop off, otherwise I'd be very discouraged! I've been doing this long enough to know tha... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 21) Some Results
Friday, August 21, 2009      5 comments

Well, all this hard work FINALLY paid off with a 1.8 lb drop that I hope doesn't return tomorrow as a normal fluctuation. So here's what we have so far: 202.8 - - - 201.0 Weight minus .75" in the waist minus .75" in the hips Yay!... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 18)
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      4 comments

Yes, the 10 lb challenge is still on, but my body is not cooperating! Something is amiss!! I'm trying to stick to things, but it's hard. My body doesn't want to break through that 200 lb mark! I have resolved to: Not drink beer for the r... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 15)
Saturday, August 15, 2009      4 comments

Gotta love 10 lb challenges! Those are the months that I lose the least :) Haven't lost an ounce since I started and even managed to have the scale reflect unfavorably this morning (although I know it's just a normal fluctuation). Today I ... Read more
Old Blog vs. New Blog ~ The Changes!!!!
Thursday, August 13, 2009      7 comments

OLD BLOG: I did it!! I jogged 1 mile :) Monday, June 30, 2008 I have been wanting to do it for some time - and today I did it!!! Okay, I had to slow the pace WAY down, but I jogged for 14 minutes, which at a 14 min mile pace, ma... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 12)
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      1 comments

Way to irk your nerves when you are really trying to lose weight!! I haven't dropped an ounce!! But I guess when you are lifting weights AND dieting, it's to be expected. Day 12 of the 10 lb challenge...I've been drinking more beer lately. ... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 8)
Saturday, August 08, 2009      5 comments

I'm in Florida and it's HOT!!! I've been keeping to my diet pretty well...with my only "problem day" being my 12 hour trip south. That day, I ate a WHOLE bag of chocolate flavored Chex Mix at the tune of 1000 calories along with my normal meal... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 6 - 10)
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

A true challenge awaits! I will be visiting friends and must stay on task. I will try not to eat myself to death...that's the plan. Sometimes you just have to plan for survival - and this is one of those weekends!! HUGS TO U ALL!... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 5)
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      3 comments

Day 5!! I've been on target today, but I'm going to have to really struggle to get my workout in tonight. I'm trying to get off to Florida tomorrow and I've done NOTHING to prepare. Today I will: ~ Eat right (So far, so good) ~ Run ~ ... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 4)
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      8 comments

Day 4!! Woo whoo!! Today's my birthday too,'ll be EXTRA fun to stay on target! Last night I drank more than my allotted beer (even with water in between some of them), but ended up having a great therapy session talking with my ex. I'm... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 3)
Monday, August 03, 2009      4 comments

Well, thank goodness for Spark! Because I forgot ALL about the 10 lb challenge when I was going to skip my cardio for the day. I AM going to skip the gym - even though I need to go. It's the day before my birthday, so I'm trying to enjoy it. ... Read more
The most amazing thing happened during my run!!!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      12 comments

So, I did a treadmill run today because it was hot. I did my weights, then moved to the treadmill...I did a short warm up, then went into the run. About .5 miles in, I realized that I wasn't breathing hard, wasn't hurting...was FINE. So I bump... Read more
10 lb Challenge ~ August (Day 2)
Sunday, August 02, 2009      2 comments

Day 2! Well, last night I drank more than my allotted four beers...I drank seven. That's seven HUNDRED calories. Boy, am I going to pay for that!! Today's plan: ~ Eat healthy!! ~ Run two miles/walk two miles ~ Weight training day... Read more

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