Learning from mistakes
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

I read an article today that had a lot of great information in it. The one thing that really stuck out to me was this: "Learn from mistakes. When you mess up, rather than beating yourself up, step back and evaluate the situation. Ask yourself ... Read more
5000 steps for 5 days
Monday, December 14, 2015      3 comments

I joined a challenge on Friday to walk a minimum of 5000 steps every day for five days. It was the perfect time to do it because on my work days I get that in without even trying. The problem I have is that I want to sit around on all four of my... Read more
Never Learn
Sunday, July 26, 2015      1 comments

Well, it's that time again. My weight is creeping back up and I must renew my commitment to calorie counting and self accountability. Today is a new day. 1st goal: pack my lunch at work and eat what I brought. This will save me money and hu... Read more
Getting Stronger
Saturday, May 24, 2014      3 comments

Every time in the past that I tried to add in strength training I gave up quickly because of the muscle cramps. I remember the first time I got on the elliptical machine at the gym. I made it only 7 minutes before I wanted to die. The next day I... Read more
Salt is Evil
Sunday, April 27, 2014      3 comments

Salt is my nemesis. I've been struggling lately because my diastolic blood pressure has creeped up too high and now sits between 90 and 100. My doctor ordered more exercise and less salt. More exercise is the easy part. I LOVE salt. I have alrea... Read more
Starting Again
Saturday, April 26, 2014      2 comments

I have struggled mostly with my portion control. I spent the last year just trying to get my brain to accept that it doesn't need huge meals. Now that I have that under my belt, I am bringing my focus back to fitness. Goal: Do intentional ... Read more
my progress continues
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      4 comments

I have much less time to spend on here than I use to, but I haven't stopped losing and progressing. I'm down to 244 now which is a total of 14 lbs lost so far. Its been 2 months of focused progress, and I couldn't be more proud of myself. On th... Read more
my weigh in
Sunday, July 29, 2012      7 comments

It's been a long week. It was my last week before going back to work full time. Today is my last day at my current job, and tomorrow is my first day at my new job. I'm excited and nervous about changes. It was my 2nd weigh in for the weigh... Read more
Took Photos
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

I took progress photos today. I can say that I see more of a difference in the photos than I see on the scale, which is a good thing. Just taking it one day at a time. TurboFire has been huge for me. Can't wait til the end of the 20 weeks and se... Read more
8 weeks with my girls
Saturday, July 21, 2012      6 comments

Today begins the 8 week challenge with my friends. Person(s) with highest weight percentage lost wins the pot. $10 to enter, $1 per pound you gain. I fully intend to give my all to winning this. Weigh in is at 10:30 am. I've got my workout plan ... Read more
Strength Training
Thursday, July 19, 2012      3 comments

Adding some more strength to my routine starting today. I'm pretty excited about it. I probably should have done it sooner but I have been afraid since I had an injured shoulder in 2006. So I'm starting small and working my way up. ... Read more
Its Battle day: Me vs Calories....Let the battle begin
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Today I am home alone most of the day, and since its my birthday, I want to do something special for myself. I'm not going to reward myself with food or go buy anything. I'm going to work out til I pass out. I am going to spend the whole d... Read more
Day 18 of TurboFire
Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

I really love this program. Its extreme enough that I get an amazing workout, but not so draining I can't do other cardio/strength on the same day. It was weigh in day for me. I didn't lose any weight this week which is no shocker consider... Read more
my goal this week
Sunday, July 15, 2012      4 comments

My birthday is on Wednesday. My goals this week are: Not be stressed out. Not overindulge. Enjoy life even though I will be super busy. Stay on top of my workout plan. ... Read more
Bad Eating
Saturday, July 14, 2012      5 comments

I have eaten horribly for more than my allotted 1 meal a week this week. Its actually been 3 days when I have gone over by 400-600 calories. I have worked out extra those days to make up for it, but its time to get back on track. Thats 1/2 a pou... Read more

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