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Plateau?
Thursday, March 01, 2012      0 comments

I've lost about 5 pounds and 2" of waist since working out in January. I seem to have plateaued at this point. I'm going back to my original spark video of 20min dumbbell exercises that I found on youtube. I want to lose 1.5" in March to help me... Read more
Let your body decide!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      1 comments

Since I'm working at a child care center, my knees are working overtime! And, since I have to walk uphill to the bus stop for 20min each time, my legs are getting a workout! ... Read more
Public transportation and your health
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      1 comments

I recently got a job at a child care center. It just happens to be in a hilly area, and I have no car. I've gotten used to public transportation ever since I was a teenager, and that was about 8 years ago. The child care center is about a 20min ... Read more
Losing weight with a social life?
Saturday, February 25, 2012      0 comments

Since I belong to a large friendship circle, it seems that every other weekend there's someone's birthday. That means drinks, cake and ice cream, plus lots and lots of bread or crackers. I've done really well today, by having oatmeal for breakfa... Read more
Developing workout routine...in progress
Monday, February 20, 2012      1 comments

I'm now in the process of favoring some spark videos, and adding them to my own workout routine. I enjoy the 10m kickboxing video, the 10m crunchless video, and the older ... Read more
Motivate yourself--just do it!
Saturday, February 18, 2012      1 comments

I came across this quote when browsing spark, “People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily.” A good healthy, daily dose of motivation is something that everyone who wants to get h... Read more
Hey sparkers!
Thursday, February 16, 2012      0 comments

Did everyone work out today? I tried two new videos from spark. I did a 10m kick boxing vid, and then the 10m of pilates. All I can say is yowza. I feel bad that I didn't have time to work out this week until today. I'm in the background check a... Read more
Kickass workout Friday!
Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

I'm trying to find ways to use dumbbells for muscle confusion, and I think I found the answer. I'm going to vary my workouts by starting off with 5-10 min of cardio from sparkpeople videos, and then begin my 20m dumbbell workout. Today I began w... Read more
I survived the superbowl!
Monday, February 06, 2012      0 comments

I made sure that, even tho the fridge was full of beer, and there were plenty of chips for an army, I made sure that food wasn't the focus of the party I went to. I limited myself to 3 beers which is half of what I usually have. I made sure to h... Read more
Lost 2" in January!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      1 comments

My short-term goal for the New Year is to lose 5" of tummy fat by my birthday in May. And, I'm well on my way, since I lost 2" just this January! I haven't lost any weight per se, but I know my body is changing. I'm exercising every other day, 2... Read more
2012!!!
Sunday, January 29, 2012      0 comments

I have a personal goal for the first 3 months to weight train. I've never weight trained before, only done cardio. So hopefully this will help keep exercising interesting. For the first 3 weeks, I've researched some dumbbell exercises for women,... Read more
New habits!!
Friday, June 24, 2011      1 comments

I am slowly adding new habits to my daily life, that ARE making a difference. Now I do not snack unless it's been a couple hours since I've eaten, and it's a healthy snack. I pay attention to my portion sizes. Now, I still drink alcohol, which I... Read more
End of beginner's plateau?
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      2 comments

Well, today I found I had a huuuge weight loss jump, about 2.5 pounds! I stayed within my calorie range, the lower end, about 1400 calories, and ate maybe 45g of protein yesterday (thanks to a protein smoothie for breakfast and a low-fat hot dog... Read more
Third day of running
Friday, June 17, 2011      2 comments

I'm really going to get serious about my running. I'm going to complete the C25K program in 4 more weeks!! Today will be my third day of running. Also, the authors of "skinny bitch" will be proud of me, I'm having a healthy salad with peta bread... Read more

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