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Heading out to Chicago
Monday, July 01, 2019      0 comments

It is a short week with so many things to do. I did start out right with a body pump class. Not my best effort, but I did it. I am getting ready to fly out to Chicago again on the 4th. My brother in law just had a triple organ transpl... Read more
Assisted Weight Loss
Sunday, June 30, 2019      2 comments

For the past 2 months, I have been going to the gym at 3 times per week and watching what I eat. During those 2 months, I lost 1/2 a pound. It was so discouraging. After having my daughter 15 years ago, I was able lose at a consistent 2 pound... Read more
Here we go again
Friday, June 28, 2019      1 comments

I do not know how many times I have come back to SP... Countless... But I am back again and determined. I have been watching my food and exercising for 2 months now, but have not been on SP. Over the past 2 months, I have lost 3 pounds which i... Read more
Day 4 - Tired and Hungry
Thursday, November 09, 2017      4 comments

I am tired today. I went to the gym at 5:30, but was feeling very sluggish. I still did 30 mins on the elliptical and some weights. I was pretty hungry around dinner tonight and really wanted fried chicken and mashed potatoes. But I went with th... Read more
Day 3 - Not so hungry
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      2 comments

The first two days I was starving and wanted to eat every carb insight. Today, not so much. It is the end of the day and I still need another 200 cals to be in range, but I am not hungry. ... Read more
Day 2 - New beginnings
Monday, November 06, 2017      5 comments

I am on a 2 day streak. It may not seem like much, but it is a start. Yesterday, I just barely hit the 8 glasses of H2O, but I did it! This morning I was able to get to the gym for 30 mins. The goal for the remainder of the day is to drink... Read more
Time to get serious!!!
Sunday, November 05, 2017      1 comments

It is time to make this happen!!! I am the heaviest I have ever been with 50 pounds to lose. I am already taking blood pressure meds and am borderline diabetic. I keep thinking I will get to it, I only gained a couple of pounds. Well, in the... Read more
It has been awhile (again)
Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

I have not completely fallen off the wagon, but my health has not been my priority either. I am about where I was in January, losing and gaining the same 1 or 2 pounds. BMI is on the verge of being healthy and body fat still at 37%. On the pl... Read more
I am still here
Friday, February 03, 2012      5 comments

I am still here. Checking in most days. Just not blogging. I am teetering on the edge of entering the healthy BMI range. I am so close. A few weeks ago, I bought the withings body fat scale. Wow! I was shocked at my body fat percentage... Read more
Making progress in 2012
Friday, January 06, 2012      4 comments

I took today off from cardio. I have a tendency to come back and over do it and burn out. I am still learning. So far, I have tracked my food everyday and have been doing my cardio (except today). I have been cooking meals at home and making... Read more
It has been too long
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      5 comments

I need to make health my priority. I have been working way too many hours and it shows (not in a good way). It is time to re-prioritize and get back to living healthy. A couple of updates (good and not so good) - I have not had a migraine in ... Read more
Crazy Days
Monday, August 29, 2011      1 comments

Work has been super busy the past couple of days. Lot's of eating out and not working out. At least, I did not gain any weight during my 5-day hiatus from SP. But I am back at it. I ran 5.25 miles this morning to get the week started on a he... Read more
Up a pound, but not discouraged
Monday, August 22, 2011      3 comments

I weighed in this morning and I had gained a pound, bu that is okay because I am still tracking and posting on SP. Last week was a rough week. I was supposed to be on vacation in san Diego, but eneded up working until 9:00pm on most nights. O... Read more
Pounds, pounds, pounds go away and do NOT come back another day
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

The pounds are starting to fall off. I have about 8 more to go to reach my goal weight. I have manage to still eat well over the weekend and lose weight despite eating out more than typical. I also ran 2.5 miles this morning and the shins wer... Read more
Headaches again
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

I have been having my headaches again - migraines to be exact. Two days in a row. Hopefully, I can break the cycle today. It was a rough start this morning, but I am hopeful. Tomorrow, I am driving to Barstow to meet my parents. My daughter... Read more

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