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New Month - New Goal
Monday, December 01, 2008      2 comments

What should I have as goals this month? Ideally, I should be exercising six days a week at least 30 minutes a day, strength training three days a week. So, how do I get there without burnout, discouragement, etc? My goals this month E... Read more
Thanksgiving and Cholesterol
Friday, November 28, 2008      1 comments

Today I tracked my food! Not that I don't normally, but this is a HOLIDAY! A take time off day and indulge!!! ... Read more
Silver lining(?)
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      2 comments

Got my exercise in yesterday - at work... How? My computer would not log in from the "this computer is locked" screen. ... Read more
Sporadic commitment sucks!
Wednesday, October 22, 2008      4 comments

How can I get myself committed to doing this on a daily basis? I am back to tracking everything; drinking water is not yet a habit again, but hopefully getting there. I feel so down half the time about this. I know I need to do it, and I know I... Read more
"Spring" cleaning done.
Thursday, October 16, 2008      0 comments

Landlord came by and "all is good"! Now what can I do to pretend I am not exercising? That was fun! Walking the dogs is pretty good, the only bad side-effect is out middle dog taking off like a bat out of hell to the basement whenever we go down... Read more
cleanup!
Monday, October 13, 2008      1 comments

Our Spring cleaning appears to happen in the fall. We have impetus in the fall - our landlord comes by to renew our lease from out of town *grin* - So, yesterday was Spring Cleaning. It is not finished yet, but boy am I sore! Good exercise thou... Read more
two pounds trashed again
Monday, October 06, 2008      1 comments

Should feel great that I got rid of these.. the first thought I had was, still all that left to trash again before I am back where I was. *smacks self* It doesn't matter where you were. What matters is where you are going! I need to keep remind... Read more
BMR - What in Hades is BMR? Why do I care?
Saturday, October 04, 2008      0 comments

Did you know you are supposed to eat a minimum amount of calories a day to lose weight? That cutting calories is not enough to do it in the long run? That that can HURT your weight loss? I have known it for a while now; so am trying to eat enoug... Read more
Wow, that was fun!
Wednesday, October 01, 2008      2 comments

Lots of extra energy, cool! I know it happens when you exercise correctly and don't overdo it, but last night.. neat! Walked with SNOOKIMZ last night around a small lake - twice! It ended up being about a mile. OK, kinda slow, a 24-minute mile ... Read more
Exercising in new way
Friday, September 26, 2008      1 comments

OK, not so new... I helped a friend move yesterday - 45 minutes of toting boxes back and forth sure put out the calories, and I went up and down the staircase (up and down being 1 time) 8 times! left it as part of the "move calories" *grin* oh... Read more
ACK starting over!!
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      3 comments

Good news(?) only 13 lbs reinvaded. Bad news... not sure if I have what it takes to start up again. I need to; I cannot keep being like this. But, I am so lethargic about the whole thing. I hit a plateau for three months and kind of gave up, and... Read more
Cruddy week.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      3 comments

Eating right, working out four times a week at about an hour each, staying within my calorie range and I gained almost five pounds this week. Been ashamed to put the measurements in. bah. Gonna do so now. went back down by a pound but still... ... Read more
On switching my ticker
Wednesday, March 05, 2008      3 comments

I received news today that the Spark team now allows tickets the option of showing pounds gone and goal dropped instead of current weight and goal weight. I thought I would check it out... use it; see how I felt about it. And you know? I don't l... Read more
Good and bad... I wanna cry
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      5 comments

Let's see... adding good so it doesn't feel so bad. It is not a big bad thing, but enough to make me worry about anything I moved forward on this week. OK, good... * I just hit 30 pounds gone. * I have scheduled and exercised for five da... Read more
Two days off again
Thursday, February 21, 2008      1 comments

Right after lunch I am jumping back in. Tuesday I gave blood and was told not to workout for 24 hours. Yesterday I had evening appts and then dealt with family fun of finding out dad had been in the hospital for four days - calling me AFTER he g... Read more

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