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Day Two of ActiveLink
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

Today is day two of using my ActiveLink activity tracker. I did have a little trouble reigning myself in yesterday as I work to establish my activity baseline. I think that I'll just walk about 20 minutes today since Sunday is my rest day. I... Read more
Day One Using My ActiveLink
Saturday, October 13, 2012      4 comments

Technology can be really awesome sometimes! This week I purchased an ActiveLink to track my actual activity calorie burn. It's an impressive tiny gadget that I wear daily and insert into my computer before retiring for the night. Starting tod... Read more
Down Another 1.4 Pounds This Week!
Friday, October 12, 2012      5 comments

I'm pleased but also disappointed. My allergist put me on antibiotics and steroids for fluid in the sinus yesterday. (The inside of my nose was so swollen and red that I couldn't breathe) I gained .6 pounds over night. I weighed .6 pounds lo... Read more
Pictures Of My Polyester Swimsuits
Sunday, October 07, 2012      8 comments

I have had many requests to post pictures of my two polyester swimsuits, so here they are. (Please excuse the palm tree background.) ... Read more
Getting Back To Normal
Friday, October 05, 2012      5 comments

I decided to try going back to water aerobics this morning. My skin infection looks like it is all gone but you can never tell. I only did one hour in the water just in case. I water jogged with weights at a very vigorous pace for 15 minutes ... Read more
I'm Doing A Happy Dance!!!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      5 comments

My knees are feeling better. I did a lot of walking yesterday but it was at a much slower pace. The result was a big reduction in my pain level. My guess is that I walked even faster than I originally thought on Monday. Today I also did quit... Read more
Feeling Better Today
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      7 comments

I'm feeling much better today after my fiasco on Monday where I over did my exercise. I actually lost two pounds of fluid since yesterday. That's how swollen my knees were after all the walking that I did on Monday. Next time I'll be much mor... Read more
Now I Remember Why I Exercise In Water!
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday, I took my car to get new front tires, the oil changed and the transmission fluid changed. I chose a place near the shopping mall so that I could exercise while I waited. I walked around the entire mall three times at a brisk pace. ... Read more
Variety Is Helping My Workouts
Saturday, September 29, 2012      4 comments

I have had to stay out of the water, due to a skin condition, this week and maybe next week. Until it clears up, I have been forced to get creative and add some variety to my workouts. This is actually a very good thing. I have read several S... Read more
Changing My Perception Of Food
Friday, September 28, 2012      6 comments

When I joined Spark People four years ago I didn't have terrible eating habits, I just needed to reduce my portion sizes and reduce my sugar intake. I made some changes to my diet but still had sugar cravings. I added lots of exercise too. My ... Read more
I Lost 3.6 Pounds This Week - Finally!!!
Thursday, September 27, 2012      5 comments

I am doing a happy dance!!! I weighed in yesterday and I lost 3.6 pounds. Finally!!! I was so frustrated being on a plateau for months on end. I've changed my eating plan and am actually eating more, reducing added sugar intake and the resul... Read more
Day 4 Of My New Eating Plan
Monday, September 24, 2012      5 comments

Today is day four of my new eating plan. I am doing a great job, much to my own surprise. I tried adding 7 almonds yesterday to my daily food total and it put me exactly at my goal. Thanks Slenderella61 for suggesting it! Now I'm in th... Read more
Progress Through Variety
Saturday, September 22, 2012      3 comments

I was getting so frustrated by not making any progress that I decided I had to make additional changes. On Thursday, I joined a weight loss program to enlist some support. I signed up for a monthly pass, knowing that if I'm paying for a progra... Read more
This And That.....
Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

I was much more careful when exercising today. I didn't use weights for my first hour. I forced myself to skip most of the first water class. The second class is range of motion, stretching and strengthening. The final class was deep water a... Read more
Resting Out Of The Water Today
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

After overdoing it yesterday, I benched myself today. That meant no water aerobics for me today. Instead, I took a walk with hubby and the two dogs. It was very muggy today and we all overheated quickly. The air conditioning felt wonderful w... Read more

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