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Work out...or Maintain Hairdo?
Sunday, October 16, 2011      1 comments

My gym workouts are usually around 5am. I'm trying to get the workouts in before work. I am entirely in the raw when I attend...NO makeup, NO cute hairdos. RAW!! and boy am I a sweater!! Some days I'm dripping with sweat. For the past two m... Read more
Not cheating just balancing
Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

I'm at the point in my journey where I'm feeling pretty good, and making progress. I've finally gotten to the point where I don't have to totally force myself to exercise and eat right. Speaking of eating...when I don't deprive myself of my favo... Read more
Lets take it from the top!!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

I have learned that changing your lifestyle does allow a few set backs... Boy! did I have a few of those in 2008. However, I am taking it from the top. I have learned what it takes to lose the weight. At times, especially when you've had a set ... Read more
Short-term goal not met
Tuesday, June 17, 2008      1 comments

Oh well, I must keep in mind that this is a lifestyle change :) I've been on the road to a healthier ME for exactly 3 months now. When I first got started, I'd planned on losing 28 lbs in three months....DIDN'T QUITE MAKE IT...However, I ha... Read more
Got Mad Got Even
Monday, April 28, 2008      6 comments

After not losing any weight the week before last, it was enough to make a girl scream. But why, I ask? I didn't make enough effort at the time to have made a difference. Last week, I put the gloves on, and got down and dirty. I prayed to Go... Read more
My ticker didn't move
Sunday, April 20, 2008      1 comments

Not this week. Partying can be hazardous to weight loss (no kidding!!). I went to two birthday parties this past weekend. I didn't have cake however, I had enough cognac to ruin my progress; not to mention the numerous other delightful dishes . ... Read more
White Sox hit 2 Grand Slams and so did I
Sunday, April 13, 2008      3 comments

My kids and I went to see the White Sox play the Detroit Tigers this afternoon. We witnessed for the first time ever, two grand slams in one game. The White Sox were not the only ones hitting grand slams. The kids and I pigged out!! We had every... Read more
The benefits of swimming
Monday, April 07, 2008      3 comments

Did it again! Yippee...lost another 2lbs. I'm really getting into the swing of things. I've finally stepped up my workout. I am following the code of conduct to the best of my ability. Swimming is paying off in terms of burning calories without ... Read more
dropped 5 hot lbs.
Monday, March 31, 2008      3 comments

Week two has come....lost 2lbs (5 lbs total) I really tried my best to stay within my nutritional range. I ate a bunch of veggies and fruit, and drank tons of water. My best workout was this past Saturday. I walked for 30 minutes, and swam abou... Read more
Whoa!! this was a tough 1st week
Monday, March 24, 2008      2 comments

Well, I got thru the first week. I weighed in this morning and lost a whopping 3 lbs....water of course, nonetheless 3lbs :) Yesterday was so very challenging however, I stayed within my boundaries for the Easter Holiday. I didn't drink any alco... Read more
So far so good
Thursday, March 20, 2008      4 comments

Its been 3 complete days now since I've started with the Sparkpeople program. The first day was hard, but I realize nothing good comes easy. I had to step up my water intake. I must admit, I miss eating my fried chicken and fries, but staying a... Read more