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My Sister, My Exercise Buddy!
Saturday, August 22, 2009      4 comments

emoticon My sister is my new exercise buddy. Together we joined a gym, hired a trainer that we work with together s... Read more
Tired, but Euphoric!!!
Monday, August 03, 2009      2 comments

emoticon I started strength training 2 weeks ago with a trainer two days a week and i am here to tell you, I have ... Read more
Listen to your body!
Friday, July 24, 2009      2 comments

Just a short blog today. It is very important to listen to your body. Today I took the time to listen to mine. Between working out really hard, fighting off a staff infection and taking a mega dose of Keflex my body was not only sore, but it wa... Read more
Life is Good
Thursday, July 23, 2009      3 comments

emoticon Everything is finally falling into place for me now that I have joined a gym, work with a personal trainer... Read more
I Never Said It Would Be Easy
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      1 comments

Growing up my mom had a picture of the Savior Jesus Christ with the following quote. "I never said it would be easy, but it will be worth it." This quote was talking about life, but I have applied it to my weight loss journey. Loosing weight at... Read more
Pictures, Me!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      1 comments

Pictures, what are pictures. I haven't asked for someone to take a picture of me in I don't know how many years. I have avoided pictures like people do the plague. Pictures and me just do not mix. I've never liked to have them taken of me, but w... Read more
20 Pounds Lighter, But a Whole Heck of a Lot Smarter
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      0 comments

emoticon I believe that empowerment comes from doing something that is a challenge, and it takes a lot of effort to... Read more
Finding Me!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      1 comments

My dear friend who moved came to see me today. After our conversation I began thinking about the past 10 years when we had become such close friends. I realized that during those 10 years, I had lost myself. As each pound came and stayed, a litt... Read more
Looking Forward to Tucking in My Shirts!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      4 comments

I am so tired of wearing my shirts over my pants and skirts. Oh to be back to the days of tucking in my shirts and wearing an awesome belt. Those days have been lost to me for many years, but I am going to get it back. Every day that I sta... Read more
Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      2 comments

Looking over this past week, inspiration has come to me from many sources. I received inspiration from a talk given at my son's graduation, from a phone call where my son told me how good I looked in a picture, from The Hen House on the mess... Read more
What Were You Thinking?
Saturday, June 06, 2009      2 comments

Today had to be one of my best days in a long time. My youngest son graduated from High School today. Spending time with him and my husband only was an occurrence that hasn't happened in a long time. He was a pure delight to be with. He was so ... Read more
Life is What You Make It
Thursday, June 04, 2009      1 comments

"It is not the length of life, but the depth of life. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Today as I was finishing planting my flower beds and I was looking at all my efforts, and picturing it all g... Read more
What I want to Improve on this week!
Thursday, June 04, 2009      1 comments

The one thing I am going to focus on this week is exercise. I set the goal to do 20 minutes of cardio M W F & Sat, and to strength train T &Th for 30 minutes. Exercise has been the one thing that I have not been consistent with, in fact it was... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Saturday, April 25, 2009      1 comments

Once again I gave up when the going got tough. Once again I let that voice in my head win, only this time I am sending it packing a heck of a lot sooner. I've had 1-1/2 months to wallow in self-pity, self hate, and inactivity only to realize ho... Read more
Busting off of my plateau!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      1 comments

After being down for over a week, I decided that my being on this plateau is my fault. I was not exercising like I should, I've been too sedentary, and I was eating the top range of my daily calorie allotment. These 3 things contributed to my pl... Read more

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