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Hope for early morning swims
Saturday, December 24, 2011      0 comments

I received my tentative spring semester schedule by e-mail this week. I may be able to swim early in the mornings here at the rec center. Yay! Keeping my fingers crossed. Last semester I could really only swim Friday am and then on the we... Read more
Joined a SP Team
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      0 comments

I joined the "Starting Over": Weekling Mini-Challenge Team today. I have an exercise pledge 30/5/150/X (which stands for minutes per day/number of days per week/total minutes per week/X number of minutes remaining in pledge). Go, Angie... Read more
Re-start for the coming semester and the coming year.
Sunday, December 18, 2011      2 comments

My back hurts and I am lazy. The school semester is over and I was hoping I would take the holiday break as an opportunity to be swimming several days a week, eating healthy and enjoying my new found fitness. I do have some successes to be... Read more
I didn't see that coming...
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      1 comments

Okay. I am very happy about what the scale said today, but I sure did not see that coming. My exercise schedule has been irregular (no swimming and only walking) and my eating...well, most days recently I have overindulged. How did I man... Read more
Friday, November 04, 2011      1 comments

Ahh... November and your shorter days and your wet, dreary weather. Yes, you bring us birthdays and holidays and a quick break from the school semester. But there you are, staring at me with your grey, grey eyes. Where did the pretty green l... Read more
The dreaded Halloween candy
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      3 comments

Aaarggh. I still have not gotten my eating back under control. For the last 3 and 1/2 months I have had no problem turning down sweets. What's different now? The stress at school, the changing weather? What's with the change in my will powe... Read more
November Fresh Start
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      2 comments

Here's to a fresh start in November. The last 4 weeks have been tougher. School has been more intense and the days are becoming shorter. Since this past weekend (the weekend of Tommy's 50th birthday party) I have been eating candy...candy! I... Read more
Back online after the beach trip.
Saturday, October 22, 2011      0 comments

Here's hoping that I am back on track. Back from a great trip to NC with the family. I received a neat message from a SP team member wanting to know how I lost so much weight so quickly. Wow! Me??! Someone wants to know what I ha... Read more
Just when you think all is well...
Monday, October 03, 2011      0 comments

the Sunday night dreads turn into a feeding frenzy. What happened?!... Read more
2 weeks until The beach
Sunday, October 02, 2011      0 comments

I want to be more intentional, more focused on sticking to a fitness plan this next two weeks. I want to feel great when I get to the beach in 2 weeks with my husband and my family. I want to get in 30 minutes of activity each day. I want... Read more
Trying for success with a small goal.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

The last few weeks, though I had been doing really well planning for b-fast and lunch and had been doing well eating very reasonably at dinner, I found myself "needin" a chocolate-chip-cookie-dough Zone Bar in the evening. If I did not eat one ... Read more
The weekend!!
Saturday, September 17, 2011      0 comments

Yay!! Saturday! The week has been busy and at times I have been tired, but I still made time for some swimming and I have continued taking to school healthy things to eat and to snack on in the car. I have put aside tracking food, fitnes... Read more
Third Week of School
Thursday, September 15, 2011      0 comments

Overall, the first three weeks of school have been good. In terms of healthy habits, I have made sure to take something healthy to eat each day: carrots, cheese, nuts, turkey and apples. Carrots and apples have worked great--I love to eat them... Read more
Second day of school is done.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      0 comments

I have packed nutritious snacks. I have not eaten a full lunch on time, but I have had carrots and turkey to snack on on the way home. I did not exercise, per say, yesterday, but I will be getting in 2x7 minutes of walking in a day to and ... Read more
School starting...
Saturday, August 27, 2011      0 comments

Last 2-3 days have been harder with school on the horizon. Am finding it more difficult to get online. Pool opens in half an hour (I have a who-o-o-l;e lot of school prep to do), so I am planning to go, I have eaten b-fast and I though posting... Read more

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