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Is juice a good way to get your fruit?
Friday, June 05, 2009      4 comments

Below is an article from an e-mail I received Joy's Life Daily Plum. Not sure why I am posting this one. I have always heard not to drink your calories (unless it is to get nutrients you would not ordinarily get) and I know juice is not as goo... Read more
Don't Feed Your Feelings
Thursday, June 04, 2009      6 comments

Below is an article from a Joy's Life Diet Daily Plum e-mail I received. (I really have no idea what that diet is all about but sometimes I like the e-mail articles.) I was and still struggle with being an emotional eater. Boredom was a r... Read more
Why oh Why did I do that????
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      10 comments

I took my husband to a dr appt this morning. The appt ran late into lunch and I was hungry. I had my lunch all planned at home but no I let him talk me into stopping at Culvers. I could have not ordered anything but no I did. I could have ha... Read more
Push yourself. You will find out you are stronger than you ever thought.
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      4 comments

Here is an e-mail I received from Jillian Michaels. I do love her workout DVD's. They are really tough but she says just the right thing at just the right time to keep me going. I love it when she says that I am strong and able to work out ha... Read more
Slow and steady
Friday, May 29, 2009      5 comments

Below is from a Jillian Michaels e-mail. I agree completely with all of this. I still struggle with this at times. Actually the more I lose the more I find myself getting impatient. When at the beginning I just wanted to be healthier and did... Read more
Last Boot Camp - I will miss it
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

Well we had our last boot camp class today. Normally they have boot camp only 2-3 times a year for 4-6 weeks on Thursday evenings. I did hear a rumor that they may start up a new one in a few weeks. That would be great. I love boot camp. It... Read more
Exercise is a priority that should go into your schedule.
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

I really liked this article from Denise Austin. I schedule in my exercise and I find if I don't it gets put off and not done. Feel Great! Make a Date to Motivate! Excuses, excuses, excuses. It's easy to make excuses when it comes ... Read more
Back to where I started
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      7 comments

I have been asked a lot lately about when I first started out. I thought I would go through my story and some beginning pointers (which I find is good to review once in a while). I have always been overweight. I don't recall a time when I... Read more
Share the wealth.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      4 comments

I received this as an e-mail from my gym (Ballys). Share the wealth. If you have a passion for healthy eating and exercise, share it! If you have benefited from a healthy lifestyle, let others know. Teach others what you have learned and u... Read more
Interval Training - Piece of cake - Not!!!!
Monday, May 25, 2009      2 comments

So now that I have hit the 10k mark in my running I decided I want to increase my speed. Actually that has been a goal for a while now that I have not followed through on. I heard that interval training increases your speed so I thought I ... Read more
What Heroes Gave - take time to remember this memorial day
Monday, May 25, 2009      5 comments

What Heroes Gave by Roger Robicheau Each donned their uniform to be Defenders of our liberty Their mission sure, their spirits bright Guard freedom’s home, be brave to fight One final day each faced their call Each gave... Read more
10k in 3 months - really??? - can it be only 3 months since I started running
Thursday, May 21, 2009      8 comments

I just realized that Feb was only 3 months ago. It seems like such a long time ago. I had never ran before Feb and did not like it when I first started. I remember my trainer saying that we were going to start running and I was glad when he w... Read more
Back to exercise
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      3 comments

Well, after dealing with this cold that just will not go away, I was finally feeling better last night and decided to get in some exercise. I did take it easy and only did some incline walking and upper body strength (although not really hard).... Read more
Great Test Results
Monday, May 18, 2009      3 comments

Thank you everyone for your prayers. My brother's test results were the best we could hope for at this stage. During the time he was on the arsenic it was possible for the cancer to grow. His test results showed no growth. He started back on... Read more
praying for good results from biopsy
Monday, May 18, 2009      6 comments

My brother had a bone marrow biopsy last week and he is going to get the results today. The results will tell if his leukemia has gotten better or worse. I am really praying that it gets better - and also that he would turn to God. He als... Read more

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