Last Day of February
Sunday, February 28, 2010      0 comments

Well, I am trying to improve my attitude today. I read a good quote this morning something like, you can either see the rose as having thorns on it, or the thorns as having a rose on them. So, I am trying to see the positive. I did 30 minutes... Read more
Another Snowy Weekend
Saturday, February 27, 2010      0 comments

I am officially depressed. This weather will not let up and my life is constantly on hold because of it. I did get in three workouts this week, but I usually do five. Really I have no excuse, other than lack of motivation and drive. I hope t... Read more
Winter Be Gone
Thursday, February 25, 2010      4 comments

Slow week with no progress. Two workouts so far. Snow days make me so lazy and I just want to eat! I hope March brings a change in this weather pattern. I am maintaining, not gaining, but no progress. ... Read more
150 People Can't Be Wrong!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      8 comments

When I first started losing weight, I began a list of people who made positive comments about my weight loss. That was a year ago and now I am at 153 comments. I do not know what caused me to start this list, but is the most motivating thing I... Read more
Busy day!
Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

Back to school for the second day after another snow storm! The principal bought pizza for all the teachers. I had packed my healthy lunch, but went to the lounge to look at the pizza. After looking, I decided my healthy lunch looked better! ... Read more
I want my life back!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      1 comments

Five snow days so far this month. We have not had school this week, and only had two days last week. I miss my students and we are getting so far behind! It is supposed to snow 1-3 inches tonight! I have used the time to get in some good wor... Read more
Another snow day!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      1 comments

Well, it just won't stop snowing. However, I am stuck at home again and got another workout in. The purchase of our elliptical trainer last year was the best thing ever! There is no excuse not to workout because I can't get to the gym. Today... Read more
Two workouts today!
Monday, February 15, 2010      4 comments

So it's President's Day, and I was supposed to go to work. But we are under a winter storm warning, so I took the day off! I commute 27 miles and getting home at the end of the day would be tough. So I decided to make the most of the day. I ... Read more
Taking it up a level
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

I have been stalled at the same weight for months and have decided I need to increase the intensity of my workouts. I did Weight Loss Workout #3 on the elliptical for the first time today! It was a real challenge. It is the same minutes as #2... Read more
Snowy Week
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      6 comments

It is still snowing! I have enjoyed sleeping in and lots of naps, but have also managed to log 30 minutes on the elliptical for 4 of the past 5 days. I miss the variety of Curves and my class at the YMCA, but it is nice to have the elliptical ... Read more
Two Days in a Row!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      3 comments

I managed to put in 30 minutes on the elliptical again today! Two days in a row! I have been struggling to find time for exercise in 2010. Caring for my parents is taking more of my time and I am still trying to find a balance. No matter how... Read more
Making time for myself
Saturday, February 06, 2010      3 comments

Well, I did get three workouts in this week, which is progress. Dad had his second surgery on Thursday and went home from the hospital Friday. Today, there was so much snow that we did not go to visit, so I got in a workout on the elliptical! ... Read more
New Month, New Start
Sunday, January 31, 2010      0 comments

I want to do better this month than last. While I didn't gain, I didn't lose. I need to get my workouts in and try to avoid the pitfalls of stress eating. My dad had surgery January 7 and has another surgery this week. I need to find a balan... Read more
Maintaining is Better than Gaining!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      4 comments

Last January, I was very successful at losing weight. This year, I am just maintaining. I want to lose 20 more, but after losing alot of weight, progress slows down. I did Curves 3 times this week. Total Fitness at the YMCA once and my ellip... Read more
Back to the YMCA
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      1 comments

I finally got back to my total fitness class at the YMCA today. It has been so hard to get it in my schedule, but I have a great time once I am there. It adds variety to my workout routine. Step aerobics, weights and floor work on mats. It i... Read more

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