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Step Aerobics - I had forgotten how much I like it!
Thursday, January 28, 2010      7 comments

I've been experimenting with a bunch of DVDs recently to complement my time on the treadmill, and I've had a lof of fun - did some work with the Spark DVDs, with my WATP DVDs, with a Weight Watchers DVD I have, and tried out Slim in 6 (I plan t... Read more
Rygel's Lame Attempt To Become the Biggest Loser
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      3 comments

As a few of you know, I have two Yorkies who are my 24/7/365 shadows. They never leave me alone for a second. When I go down to the basement to walk/jog on the treadmill, I put Juliet in her playpen and Rygel goes downstairs with me to mo... Read more
Manifest Density - FINALLY, a good reason to be overweight
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      4 comments

From Stephen Colbert's report on obesity, entitled "Manifest Density", presented on this evening's Colbert Report: "The best way to keep the terrorists off our planes is for each one of us to take up two seats." ... Read more
Editorial Commentary: I continue to be astounded....
Monday, January 25, 2010      5 comments

....by how snarky people can be in the internet. I mean, this site is a FREE site. Is it really necessary to be snarky to staff members when they don't drop everything and deal with YOUR problem within 30 seconds of when you post about it?... Read more
Slim in 6 - Start It Up!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      5 comments

Okay...so today I was all set to do my walk/jog (which I did) and then give the 30 Day Shred a try. But instead, I found myself previewing Slim in 6 Start It Up! And before I knew it, I was just doing the workout. Anyway, it wasn't diffi... Read more
I really like Jillian Michaels
Friday, January 22, 2010      8 comments

So I think that I mentioned in a previous blog that this is the first year I am watching The Biggest Loser. My sister is a reality show junkie and I agreed to watch the show with her this year - I either go over there on Tuesday nights, or she ... Read more
Listening To Your Body and Not Being an Idiot
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      1 comments

Well, after I posted my entry last night, I was ridiculously tired and a little bit high from the pills, and so I went to bed very soon afterward - which for me is unheard of (I'm a night person and since I don't have a commute to work, get up a... Read more
Reasonable...or whiner? And that doggone WW scale!
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      4 comments

Well, okay...so last night, for no reason at all, I developed a backache. I did nothing to bring it on - sat in the same chairs as usual, didn't do any new exercises (in fact, I was a bit easy on myself on the treadmill yesterday) and didn'... Read more
Some Days, All You Have to Do is Start!
Sunday, January 17, 2010      7 comments

Well, tonight when I got on the treadmill, I just wasn't into it. My legs were still kinda tired from yesterday (when I did 65 minutes) and so I got on there thinking that I'd just walk today for however long I felt like walking. But once ... Read more
Great Day For Veggie Soup
Saturday, January 16, 2010      2 comments

Okay. So I confess. Veggies are by far my LEAST favorite food group. I like a good salad for sure...but many steamed veggies do absolutely nothing for me. Last week I decided to go all gourmet on myself and purchased a bunch of asparagus in ... Read more
How competitive do you have to be.....
Saturday, January 16, 2010      6 comments

...in order to be the sort of person who checks the Atlanta SparkTeam page every day to see if they are moving up or down in the fitness minutes ranking? Not that I actually know anyone like this. Purely a hypothetical question. ... Read more
A Trip Down Runner's Lane
Friday, January 15, 2010      0 comments

Last night I was rooting around in my old boxes full of running/biking/swimming/genera
l triathlon books, and came across a stack of my old running logs. I used these logs back in the day not only to record running workouts, but also racing ... Read more
Cardio Kickboxing For the Middle Aged
Thursday, January 14, 2010      5 comments

Coach Nichole has you doing 3 levels of side kicks - low, medium, and high. My kicks? Low, lowish, and almost medium. Just sayin.... Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      8 comments

Well, here we go again. I do everything right - stay perfectly on program all week, don't use any of my weekly optional 35 points allowance nor any of my earned activity points, work out like a crazy woman all week....and don't lose an OUNC... Read more
On expecting more of myself
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

I am generally not one for reality shows, but last Tuesday, my sister persuaded me to come over and watch The Biggest Loser with her. She is an avid fan and thought it might be fun for me to watch, since I've been at this weigh loss thing for a... Read more

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