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What an amazing high!!!!!
Friday, July 10, 2009      6 comments

I ran my 1st 5k race last night. It was just a fun run. We were Storming the Bastille to kick off the 1st day of Bastille Days. Running through the streets of Milwaukee was beautiful. And there were so many people cheering you on. It is suc... Read more
Loved the Decathlon - Excited for 5k tonight
Thursday, July 09, 2009      3 comments

Last night's decathlon was amazing!!!!! Our team came in a very close 2nd if it were not for a few things. 1) lack of organization 2) we had 5 teams and only 3 stations for doing one of the events. We got one of the stations set up and then a... Read more
Decathlon today - 5k tomorrow
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      4 comments

Tonight at the gym they are having a decathlon with some of the trainers and gym members. When the baton gets passed to me my event is to do 100 squats. I am a little excited about this and very nervous. I am usually a very shy person and to ... Read more
Motivated by a dr visit
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      9 comments

I went to the doctor last night. It was actually my husbands appointment that I took him to. The doctor complimented me on my weight loss and asked me if I was done. That was a great compliment and looked surprised when I said no. I told her... Read more
Changing habits one little step at a time
Monday, July 06, 2009      1 comments

Below is an article from an e-mail I received - Denise Austin's Morning Stretch. I tried diets in the past but they were not all that healthy and nothing I could stick with. I would lose a little weight but gain it back plus some. This time i... Read more
Had a hard time weight training
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      3 comments

I have been told more than once to not do more than 5 - 10 min of cardio before weight training but dummy me I still continue to do more cardio. Normally I will do about 15 min without much of a problem. I really felt it last night. Last ... Read more
Another great day yesterday
Thursday, June 25, 2009      0 comments

Just a quick blog today on yesterday. I met my goals again yesterday. I stayed within my calorie range, ate 6 servings of fruits/veggies, did cardio for 90 min and stayed within my limit for junk foods. It was really warm at the gym. Esp... Read more
Need reasons to strength train
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      4 comments

Goals were met for yesterday - 6 servings of fruits/veggies, cardio for 50 min, strength for 50 min. stayed within calorie range and 100 cal of junk foods. Personally I love strength training but I did not realize the benefits listed below ... Read more
Pushing Yourself and recommiting to my goals.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      3 comments

Before I get into the thought for today I have been losing focus and not tracking as well as I used to. I know I am also making some poor choices. So, starting today I commit to eating at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, exerci... Read more
Should I pay for boot camp????
Friday, June 19, 2009      5 comments

I really love the boot camp classes at the gym. And last night's class was really good and better yet there were only 8 people in the class. Normally it has been more like 40 lately. But it was the 1st day of a new class so it may pick up. O... Read more
Margarita anyone?
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      3 comments

Below is from the Diet Detective. I am really glad that I never had a problem avoiding alcohol. Talk about empty calories. I say no thank you I will stick to water. I love water and always have. The only other thing I usually drink is milk ... Read more
Help for Potato Chip Cravings
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      6 comments

Below is an article from the diet detectives. I grew up with air popped popcorn no butter or salt so I already love plain popcorn. There are also many recipes out there to flavor the popcorn without butter and salt. I love popcorn as a snack ... Read more
Pool Workouts
Monday, June 15, 2009      1 comments

I don't work out in the pool that often - never have been the greatest swimmer but I thought this e-mail was interesting. I never thought on bringing dumbbells into the pool. I will have to try some of these the next time I am at my mom's swim... Read more
GET INTENSE
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

Below is from a Jillian Michaels e-mail. Being an accountant I love that she puts the math into it. Personally I do not have a heart rate monitor. It is on my wish list. And it can be hard when you are using the machines to read the heart ra... Read more
Rise to the Challenge!
Monday, June 08, 2009      3 comments

Below is from a Morning Stretch with Denise Austin e-mail that I received. I think this says it all. This is what I have done and it has changed my life. I continually push myself in my exercises and switch things up all the time. I really d... Read more

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