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The Stable Zone
Thursday, February 21, 2013      6 comments

So my teammate, Steph, has challenged us Ninjas to think about the word stability. After reading Steph's and Freelady blog I have given it some thought. I definitely have a 'stable zone'. It is a beautiful place. It is when I am eating h... Read more
Shot For the Stars!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      4 comments

I actually reached Alpha Centauri. I must admit when we first received this challenge I didn't think I would. I had set fitness goals of no more than 250 minutes and this one meant more than 330 minutes. So I am here and feeling tired but... Read more
Note to my 16 year old self
Friday, January 25, 2013      11 comments

So part of the BLC challenge this weekend is to write a letter to your 16 year old self. Well, one thing I know is I could of talked until I was blue in the face and I wouldn't of listened. Not because I knew it all but because of self-doubt. ... Read more
Last Day of the SPRING Challenge...
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      1 comments

...and a little closer to my goal as a result. These challenges are great to help me focus on and bring awareness to healthy living goals. My goals are to feel healthier when playing with my kids and to lose 1-2 pound a week - therefore 8 to 1... Read more
Feeling Better Today
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Feeling better than yesterday - had the blahs yesterday. I read Leslie Samsone's book today about the benefits of walking. I don't have any of her videos but maybe I'll start taking more walks. Its warmer outside now. I may be getting the W... Read more
"Just put one foot in front of the other..."
Sunday, February 28, 2010      0 comments

On these days that I feel blah that song rings in my head! Just do the things I know are good and find the 'opportunities of fitness' during my day. Ten lunges here, 20 there. Squat club, push up club...Feel like a jumping jack - make it 20, ... Read more
Six Weeks From Now
Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

Well, my goals have changed since the start of this challenge. I definitely want a 5 as my middle number by the end of this. I am hoping the third number will be less than 4. I know, weird way of stating things but I am looking at everythi... Read more
Small Changes
Friday, February 26, 2010      0 comments

Well its been a bumpy road in terms of my weight. I need to acknowledge that but not dwell on that. I need to leave it in the past and move forward which I have begun. The small changes I have made are good and I know what works for me. My e... Read more
Lost my focus for a while
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

I have lost very little lately but I have mapped out a plan to get back on track. Boredom is my enemy. I have plenty to do but sometimes like the comfort of food instead. I need to identify these times and be productive during them. I need t... Read more
3/4/09 8 Weeks and 16 pounds gone!
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      0 comments

Remember to stay focused! Focus on your goals, focus on your menu, focus on your fitness. Continue on the path. Keep the small changes you've made as part of your life. Plan your meals.... Read more
Been Off but Now I'm Back
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

I gained 2 pounds this week. That's the bad news. The good side of this is I knew I wasn't following the process and I was sinking back into my old eating habits little by little. Emotional eating. This has actually rebuilt confidence in the... Read more
Feeling Great
Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

This week threw me out of my comfort zone a few times but I came through it strong losing another 2.5 pounds (which surprised me). It was the week of our anniversary (we went to a buffet), my older son's birthday (which meant baking a cake and ... Read more
Six Weeks Down - Lifestyle On!
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

I weighed in today at 156.5. That was down 1.5 pounds which I am happy about. I didn't meet the interim goal of 155 that I had set up at the beginning but I am okay with it. I am continuing to go in the right direction and I will eventually m... Read more
Finished Fifth Week with Spark People- Learning Week!
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      0 comments

I have learned a lot this week. I slipped up on Super Bowl Sunday and it carried forward to Monday and a little on Tuesday. I kept up with my workouts though. I lost one more pound this week, that makes 11 in all. What I learned was I ca... Read more
Fourth Week with Spark People and Down 10lbs!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      0 comments

This week I lost 1 lb. I was hoping for 2-3 but that's okay. I adjusted my 2/11/09 goal to be a little more obtainable by adding 2 lbs to it. It still keeps me in line with my ultimate goal. My measurements have definitely improved and I hav... Read more

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