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Change it up-great idea!
Friday, January 24, 2020      2 comments

Today in my premium coaching, Coach Nicole suggested changing up my routines to see weight come off. So, I am going to change the intensity of my routine on the tread mill this week and also change my strength training to resistance bands as mo... Read more
Excuses that I have to get over
Thursday, November 14, 2019      4 comments

My biggest thing that gets in the way of a workout is other stuff. I have a lot on my plate daily, and I let those things get in the way of starting the day with exercise. I have been doing better with this but need to keep the exercise of th... Read more
Toughing it out
Monday, November 11, 2019      1 comments

So, not such a great job today at attaining my personal goals for the day. I managed to get 90 minutes of exercise in but my eating wasn't as great as I had soooo many temptations surrounding me. The good news is that I didn't make terrible ch... Read more
Some nice intangibles that have kept me motivated
Wednesday, October 16, 2019      5 comments

There are many intangibles I have acquired since I started my month off. I think maybe the best one is knowing I am helping my family feel better about themselves. My son has been going for long walks when the weather has cooperated and i even... Read more
Day 1 of 5% Fall challenge
Saturday, October 05, 2019      4 comments

This morning I weighed in for my first day of the Fall 5% challenge. Already motivated because eight pounds down from last year. Hope to lose 8.7 pounds by my anniversary which happens to be at the end of this challenge. Have spent the last h... Read more
Where has the time gone?
Sunday, September 22, 2019      4 comments

So, I haven't blogged in almost a year and a half, maybe two years. I don't know why. I think other things were taking up my time and now that my job allows me to be home in front of the computer again, I may be able to be part of the blogging... Read more
my ideal weight
Friday, July 07, 2017      5 comments

I have some weight to lose to get to the size I would like to be. But it is more than just size. I would like to drop another pant or dress size by Christmas. Last year I lost a dress size. that was great. And the dress I bought was cute to... Read more
Not the same way of doing it.
Friday, April 21, 2017      2 comments

I have found the past few weeks to have flown by without my doing much if any additional exercise other than the cleaning I do on my job and or the cleaning I do at home. I have only gone to the gym once in two weeks. Even so, my weight is dow... Read more
learning to be patient.
Thursday, February 16, 2017      2 comments

So, yesterday I was so busy I did not eat all of my calories for the day. So, when I got to work tonight, I ate a really gooey piece of cake after getting upset with a coworker for no reason. I guess I need to practice better patience with my... Read more
stress free today!
Monday, February 13, 2017      2 comments

So, I am back! Yesterday my computer would not upload the spark website so I was not able to log on, thereby ending a 23 day log in streak. but remarkably, I am not at all worried about it. Today is the beginning of another awesome journey to... Read more
what is it?
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      7 comments

I am slightly frustrated because the scales at home said one thing when I got on them this morning and then after I went to the gym this morning the scales there said something way different. Almost a difference of seven pounds. I get so excit... Read more
Monday, January 23, 2017      1 comments

The biggest obstacle to my not exercising in the past is saying I didn't have the time. well I know that is not totally true now. I exercised three times last week and four days the week before. I walked a mile and a half yesterday with my hu... Read more
Just trying is worth it to me....
Saturday, January 21, 2017      1 comments

I know what to do but lots of distractions are always lurking around. The idea of "just trying" appeals to me. It's the track I'm on that is going to get me to where I want to be, so I tell myself to "just try" and I will find all the little t... Read more
a few steps backward and a step up
Thursday, September 22, 2016      3 comments

Yesterday I discovered I gained back the three pounds I just lost, so I looked at my fitness goals and reset them because I really have been getting notices most weeks now that I need to because I am exceeding the old fitness goals all over the ... Read more
Making it work
Saturday, September 10, 2016      1 comments

It has been a crazy week. All week, I tried like heck to get to the gym. Only made it there twice, but still managed to lose a pound after being so active at home and work. this week I managed to can eight quarts of tomato sauce completely on... Read more

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