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God's "Big Picture" - Not the way you planned
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      14 comments

I was given this story by a sparkfriend of mine, Casey. I love this story. We also have it in an illustrated book. The kids loved it when they were growing up. I think one of the things that hits me hard about this story is that we don't have th... Read more
Second Insanity Fit Test
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      7 comments

I did the Insanity Fit Test for the second time today. The first time was 2 weeks ago and those numbers are the first numbers. Today’s numbers are the second, just for comparison. Two weeks ago when I did this, I was hurting and needed to ... Read more
The Insane Calorie Burn?
Friday, January 22, 2010      9 comments

The Insane Calorie Burn? I had someone ask me last week (sorry, I don’t remember who) how many calories I burned with the Insanity workouts I started about 10 days ago. I hesitated to answer that question because, being new to the workout, ... Read more
Insanity Days 6, 7, & 8
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      6 comments

Insanity Days 6, 7, & 8 I took a little break from blogging about this workout. Basically just had a full weekend & didn’t get around to it until now. Day 6 was Plyo Cardio Circuit again, a repeat from Day 2. You can see the break down... Read more
Insanity Day 5 - Pure Cardio
Sunday, January 17, 2010      5 comments

Insanity Day 5 - Pure Cardio I’m a little late in posting this, but we had company Friday night, 4-H meeting at our house Saturday, then more company Saturday night. So, it’s almost 1:30 Sunday morning and I’m just getting this written. ... Read more
Insanity Day 4 - Sweet!
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

Today was Cardio Recovery day. My blog won’t be very long about it because there’s really not that much to say. This workout was about 35 minutes long and was designed to give you a break from the cardio of the last 2 days. Shaun T. never ... Read more
Insanity Day 3 - I might feel that in the morning!
Thursday, January 14, 2010      11 comments

So, according to the handy dandy workout calendar that came with Insanity, today was Cardio Power & Resistance day. Okay, like yesterday, I’m not sure what I was expecting. I didn’t preview this one. I went into it now knowing anything about it ... Read more
I survived Insanity Day 2!
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      10 comments

I survived Insanity Day 2! Okay, Monday was the fit test. I already blogged briefly about that. Last night was Plyometric Cardio Circuit. Honestly, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I previewed it a couple of days ago and I was pretty intimidat... Read more
Insanity Day 1 - Fit Test
Monday, January 11, 2010      10 comments

Insanity Day 1 - Fit Test Well, I did it! I started my 60 days of Insanity today. For those of you who don’t know, this is a program put out by Beach Body and features Shaun T. (from Hip Hop Abs fame). This is supposed to be the hardest car... Read more
1 Year & 50 Pounds Later
Saturday, January 09, 2010      12 comments

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I joined Sparkpeople January 8, 2009. Thank you Sparkpeople! ... Read more
Okay. I admit it. I lied.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      10 comments

I confess. I lied. To you. And to myself. I have to come clean right now. I’m a junkie. I’m having withdrawal pains. I need a fix. Someone needs to get me into a 12 step program. Hello. I’m Laurie. And I’m a numberaholic. In my New Year’s ... Read more
My New Year’s Non-Resolutions
Friday, January 01, 2010      5 comments

My New Year’s Non-Resolutions I’ve never really been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. They always seem so vague. Their name alone gives the impression that they are just for the new year, and when the new year is no longer new, say by the 2... Read more
The Inspirations That We Are
Thursday, October 22, 2009      5 comments

I would venture to guess that everyone reading this blog has identified someone as an inspiration to them on their weight loss / healthy living journey. I have people both here on SP and in my community that I have looked up to on my journey. I’... Read more
Functional Fitness!
Saturday, October 10, 2009      9 comments

There are so many things that motivate me to keep on striving to burn more calories, lift more weights, etc. But as I think about it, the best motivation has to be functional fitness. I started this journey because last Thanksgiving I did ... Read more
You know you've lost weight when.....
Saturday, September 12, 2009      9 comments

..... someone you've known for at least 7 years doesn't recognize you! I'm serious. I was at the grocery store last night with my daughter, walking across the parking lot and Scott road up. Scott is a young man who was part of our church y... Read more

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