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Torn Meniscus
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      2 comments

During Monday night's TKB class I injured my left knee; I've got a torn meniscus. Good news is that it's near blood vessels to help healing, plus I'm young. I'll be sticking to the stationary bike & doing lifts for my upper body only. In a fe... Read more
Monday restart / Vegas is official!
Monday, February 16, 2009      5 comments

It's another Monday restart for me. Had a cold for the last 2 weeks & comfort ate to try & feel better. DH & I booked 4 nights in a Marquee Suite at MGM Grand starting June 28th. Our vacation's finally official, yay! Got 20 weeks to ge... Read more
Integrity
Thursday, February 12, 2009      3 comments

I've got that "something's missing" feeling & it's because I haven't been addressing my inner life. My food's been off track since Super Bowl & I've been doing a lot of sneak eating to distract me from the real issues. Each year I think ab... Read more
January recap, February goals
Monday, February 02, 2009      7 comments

January went pretty well for me & now it's time to look at February. Last month, I... - Learned how to create & implement an effective fat-burning plan - Started BLC9 with the Peaches & Cream Exercise Machines team - Went to TKB class... Read more
Bikini Body Countdown - 22 Weeks Out
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

Today's stats & change from last week: 134.2 lbs (- 2.4 lbs) 24.4% BF (- 1.2%) 101.5 lbs LBM (- 0.1 lbs) Goals from week 23: - continue calorie & carb cycling ... Read more
What a difference carbs make
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      1 comments

There was a world of difference between yesterday's AM workout & PM workout. My AM workout was slow & sluggish; I had very little energy & felt nauseous the entire time I was on the elliptical. I was still running on fumes at that point & my b... Read more
Low glycogen = gassed
Sunday, January 25, 2009      2 comments

Today's day 3 of my low carb, lower calorie cycle & boy am I feeling it. After about 3 days our glycogen stores are depleted, & I felt it pretty acutely today. Halfway thro... Read more
Wedding Anniversary
Friday, January 23, 2009      4 comments

Today is my 6-year anniversary. Yay! No major plans outside of going frame shopping for some portraits we took several months ago. Maybe we'll rent a movie, who knows. We'll see. Hooray for being married; I love it!... Read more
Proudest Fitness Achievements
Thursday, January 22, 2009      2 comments

I can't narrow it down to just one, so here are my proudest two achievements: completing a 50-day program geared for combat athletes & finishing the 2008 Hood to Coast relay. The first taught me how to develop mental toughness (I cried duri... Read more
Bikini Body Countdown - 23 Weeks Out
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      0 comments

Today's stats & change from last week: 136.6 lbs (- 4.0 lbs) 25.6% BF (- 0.6%) 101.6 lbs LBM (- 2.2 lbs) Here were my goals from week 24: - Calorie cycle: 3 low days + 1 maintenance day ... Read more
Found new veggies I like
Monday, January 19, 2009      4 comments

Learned something this weekend - I don't like broccoli & cauliflower, & do like zucchini & yellow squash. This is good news, because I've about had it with veggies I don't like. When I'm finished with what I've got in the freezer, that's i... Read more
TKB's my new fave class
Sunday, January 18, 2009      1 comments

Turbo Kickboxing is officially my new favorite class. I went for the third time today & I'm starting to really get the choreography. Sunday's class is way busier than Tuesda... Read more
Measurements
Thursday, January 15, 2009      2 comments

Last night I took new measurements; the last time I took them was April 2008. I was surprised to find that everything except my waist was at least 2" larger than April's readings (waist saw an increase of 1-3/4", which is nearly 2" LOL). ... Read more
Bikini Body Countdown - 24 Weeks Out
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      1 comments

Here are today's stats & the amount of change from last week: 140.6 lbs (+ 2.0 lbs) 26.2% BF (+ 0.6%) 103.8 lbs LBM (+ 0.7 lbs) Here were my goals from week 25: - Eat every 3 hours & follow (clean) food plan - Get to the gym... Read more
BLC9 Goals
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      1 comments

BLC9 starts tomorrow & ends on April 8th. Here are my targets: - Lose 4-6% BF - barbell squat: 175 lbs x 3 x 5 (currently at 165 lbs x 3 x 3) - double DB bench press: 60 lbs x 3 x 5 (currently at 155 lbs x 3 x 3) - deadlift: 245 lbs... Read more

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