A New Beginning
Sunday, April 15, 2012      2 comments

Monday April 16th will (once again) be day 1. I had my first personal training session and I do not know if my legs still exist. Jimmy had me concentrate on legs today (since I will be doing a lot of walking in San Diego in June) and at the ti... Read more
Day 28
Sunday, March 25, 2012      1 comments

It's Sunday and Kentucky is in the Final Four!! Okay, now that is out of the way. Today is an off day from the gym, and apparently it's an off day for food too. Hasn't been too awful but could have been better. Met with Jimmy (personal train... Read more
Day 25
Thursday, March 22, 2012      0 comments

This is a day off from exercise (Wednesdays and Sundays). I am starting to prep our house for painting next week. We have family coming in May and we have several things we need to get completed. Food was higher than normal, but not too... Read more
Day 24
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      1 comments

I made it to the gym again. 30 minutes on the treadmill and I have an appointment with a personal trainer on Friday. It's suppose to be the first day of spring? Really?? It has been snowing off and on all day, but tomorrow and the rest ... Read more
Day 23 of my Renewed Life
Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

Well, I made it to the gym today. YEAH!!! I got 40 minutes on the elliptical and 10 minutes on the bike. It felt good to get back to working out. It has been WAY too long. I plan on going 5-6 days per week. I want to concentrate on walkin... Read more
Beginning of Week 4
Sunday, March 18, 2012      1 comments

Today is the beginning of week 4 back on Spark. I am down 10.6 pounds and ready for more! At 16 pounds I will be 5% down. I am hoping to have that by sometime next week (probably towards the end of the week). I am well on my way and I feel g... Read more
Let the Madness Begin!!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      0 comments

Yes, it's that time of the year. This is one of my favorite times of the year-March Madness. Being from Kentucky, we were brought up loving basketball! My husband is also from Kentucky and our house is loud during basketball season. You can a... Read more
Question of the Day-What do you have to lose??
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      0 comments

Many of you will answer in the form "I have 100 pounds or 75 pounds" Not me! I have said this before and I still believe this, I don't want to lose the weight, I want to get rid of it!! Normally you want to find things that you have lost, and... Read more
It's time to be selfish!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      1 comments

I am the type of person that has always put everyone else first (as many of us do!) I have now decided to put myself first. I told my daughters that they were to cook dinner for everyone in the house except me. I will be cooking my own (foll... Read more
Back in the gym
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      0 comments

I have been absent for a while now, but yesterday I got up went to work to do payroll and then headed off to the gym. I did an hour on the treadmill and I did a quick 5 minute cool down on the elliptical. I plan to get there again today after ... Read more
Good Week
Sunday, August 14, 2011      0 comments

Well, my first week is complete on this new food program and I am down 5.4 pounds! WOO HOO!!! It has been a little rough adjusting, but I am hanging in there. Now, I will be adding in the exercise in the next week and hopefully that will kick ... Read more
Back from vacation
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

Well, here we go again. We just got back from our 3 week vacation and I am ready to start back full force with eating correctly and working out. I have all my meals for the month planned and a workout plan in place. (Not really following the p... Read more
Good Workout (Mentally & Physically)
Sunday, March 06, 2011      2 comments

I have finally gotten my body used to getting up between 4 and 4:30am. Yesterday, I was up at 4 and just enjoyed the quiet time. I fixed my breakfast a little before 6 and then decided to get ready to go to the gym, which opened at 7. I got t... Read more
Decent week
Saturday, February 19, 2011      0 comments

I had a decent week. I got into the gym twice this week and I am going to get an evaluation tonight, not really looking forward to that but I know it will be good for me. My daughter has been a great help with my drinking the water. I really d... Read more
Am I truly ready??
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

Yes, I am truly ready to get rid of the weight once and for all. I started this journey in January last year and was off to a great start, I had gotten rid of 50 pounds. Then it all fell apart, my oldest daughter was having her first child and... Read more