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First 10K Virtual Race
Friday, April 15, 2011      1 comments

This morning I completed my first 10k virtual race in 84 minutes. That is about a 14 minute mile. Wanted to have a faster time but overall very pleased that I finished the 10K. I actually thought about not even doing it until I remember that I... Read more
Time to Recommit
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      0 comments

Today I am getting back on track. I had a 5 day period where I was being very good about keeping track of exercise and food intake. Five days is very good for me. Then the weekend happened and we went out to eat on Saturday and Sunday. I bak... Read more
Splenda or Sugar
Friday, March 04, 2011      6 comments

A friend of mine recommended that I start reading Oxygen Magazine. I sent my husband to the bookstore to pick me up a copy of the February issue. The magazine has a lot on body building - lifting weights and clean eating. I am not sure what ... Read more
Time to Recommit
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      0 comments

It is the start of a new month and it is time to re-evaluate my goals which are going nowhere fast. Mainly because I am not using Spark People the way I should. I am not being accountable to myself by writing down my food intake or my fitness.... Read more
The End of 2010 and the Muffin Top
Friday, December 31, 2010      1 comments

I did not meet my goals this year. Whine, whine, whine!!! emoticon What do I expect when I am not consistent in ... Read more
Halloween Candy too Great a Temptation
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      3 comments

I thought I was strong and could resist the temptation of having the Halloween candy in the house. Last week during my grocery shopping I happened to go down the candy aisle. Candy was not on my grocery list but as I was walking down the aisl... Read more
Walk off every Bulge Challenge Wrap up
Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

Well, October 15 was the last day for my walk off every bulge challenge. I did not lose 10 pounds. Good news. I lost 5. Yea me. Here are some things I learned - 1. Keeping the food journal is a must. I had problems in this area. It... Read more
Walk off every Bulge - Day 25
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Well, I am still having problems with staying within the calorie range on my plan. I have had some weight loss - 4 pounds. I have 6 pounds to go. I did have some weak moments today. My husband usually cooks supper for me. Today he ha... Read more
Day 34 - Walk off Every Bulge
Sunday, September 12, 2010      0 comments

This past week was brutal with regards to staying in my calorie range. These were the obstacles that were put before me. 1. Birthday party for fellow employee. We went out to eat at this new Mexican food restaurant. Then we had homem... Read more
40 Days - Walking off Every Bulge
Monday, September 06, 2010      0 comments

I decided the change the title of my challenge to "Walk off Every Bulge". I decided to count down to the end date of my challenge. As of today, I have 40 days to go. Thus the new name. Yesterday (Sunday) I was so proud of myself. I staye... Read more
Day 3/4 - Walk off Every Bulge
Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

Wow!!! I did not know how many calories were in a blizzard. My husband knows my weakness. Just say - Dairy Queen and I am all for a blizzard. Now, I am embarrassed to say that I asked about the new size the Dairy Queen has been advertising. ... Read more
Day 2 - Walk off Every Bulge
Friday, September 03, 2010      1 comments

1. Way over calories intake goal. emoticon 2. I did record all intake of food. Yea for me!!! I think this is v... Read more
Day 1 - Walk off Every Bulge Personal Challenge
Thursday, September 02, 2010      1 comments

Day 1 - I'm hungry!!!! I really want to do this challenge. It is very hard because I am the greatest about making goals and then abandoning them along the way. After entering data into Spark people, I decided with Spark people's help th... Read more
Can I Walk off Every Bulge?
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      2 comments

The other day I received my September 2010 "Health" magazine. There is always an article that I have to flip over to first and read right away. Well this month the article was titled "Walk off Every Bulge." I am thinking I sure would like to ... Read more
"Got Protein?" - Good Question
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      4 comments

On the Monday's (July 18, 2010) edition of the Houston Chronicle the article from "The You Doctors". (My favorite doctors!) was about protein. The first sentence in this article states "Once you hit the age of 40, your lean mass - what your b... Read more

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