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Training Day 7, pretty sure she's trying to kill me
Saturday, February 26, 2011      0 comments

Ok, so yesterday was day 7, and also my first Friday session. I think it may be her intention to work us out hard on Friday's so we remember it and make good choices on the weekend. Lunges, plie squats with dumbbells, Bosu up and overs, bi... Read more
Day 6, short and sweet!
Friday, February 25, 2011      2 comments

Just a quick recap, since I need to get ready for day seven. Burpees with dumbbells, yup I did it!! It wasn't pretty, and I kinda cheated on the last set and didn't do as many reps as I should, but DANG I did it! Those stupid inch worm th... Read more
Day 5 and I feel like Kanye West!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

That that don't kill me can only make me stronger! Ok, I've been a little off the track with the blogging, so let's recap On Monday 2/14, I started Fit Body Boot Camp here in Modesto. $197 a month and 5 days a week, and hour per session. ... Read more
Day 3 Training, not only am I week, but I'm not very coordinated
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      4 comments

Day 3 starts at 5:30. I was a couple minutes late and hurried as quick as I could into the building (I may be the slowest walker on my Spark Walk this weekend). Then she tells me it's lower body, so grab the 12# weights. Deadlifts, kettle... Read more
I Survived Day 2 with Sonya the Personal Trainer
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

First of all, I woke up this morning at 4:10, got dressed for the gym, put breakfast in the crock pot and I was feeling pretty good. Maybe I'm not going to be Super Sore until Wednesday? Then I went to the gym, hopped on the treadmill for 15 m... Read more
Day ONE with the personal trainer
Monday, February 14, 2011      10 comments

My legs are still shaking. In the hour I spent at the studio I felt many emotions. NERVOUS am I even going to be able to do this? FEAR what the heck have I done, why did I pay for 2 months up front?? Holy crap, I can't do this,... Read more
Goals for 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011      4 comments

It's one in the morning and I just caught a tweet from @fitsugar and now I am never getting to sleep. Today I weigh 10 pounds more than I did this time last year and I am about 50 pounds away from goal. Tomorrow I start meeting with a ... Read more
5 Tricks to prevent Thanksgiving overeating (via Cynthia Sass)
Thursday, November 25, 2010      1 comments

Eat before you drink (if you drink) Alcohol not only lowers your inhibitions and up your appetite, but it also amplifies your emotions. If you’re in a celebratory mood this can all add up to a recipe for overeating. So before your first sip, e... Read more
Modesto (Half) Marathon 3/21/2010
Monday, March 22, 2010      14 comments

I did it! Took longer than I wanted to, but I did it! At the moment I'm wondering why anyone would do this twice, but I have a feeling it's much like childbirth. I'm sure I will forget the pain and remember how amazing it was to be a part of ... Read more
... and now it's March
Thursday, March 18, 2010      5 comments

Hello my fellow sparklers! As you might remember, I was really nervous about February and gaining weight during my birthday month... and I did. I actually did really good until AFTER the big party and it was all downhill from there. So I gain... Read more
I've Come a LONG Way Baby!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was Beautiful! The sky was blue, the weather was perfect and I was stuck indoors at a desk. I kept thinking it's a beautiful day for a run, I wish I wasn't here. Then my friend Sandra called and before she even said hi she said "Le... Read more
February is right around the corner!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      7 comments

My birthday is coming up. February 9th. If you go way back in my SparkPeople History (I've had 3 birthdays while here) you will see that every year February sucks. My Birthday is often "Laura's Birthday Week" which inevitably turns in to "Lau... Read more
Talk about motivating!!!
Monday, November 23, 2009      3 comments

This weekend I went to a mini family reunion and when I walked in people gasped! Everyone telling me how good I was looking, asking me how much weight I had lost, how I was doing it. It was pretty amazing. Then I went to a birthday party a... Read more
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

I was quickly browsing the team digests that I receive in my email every week and guess what? Fitness minutes #2 in Modesto AND..... #4 in my Nike+ iPod group! AND.....#5 in the Twitter group WOOT WOOT! Before you know it, I'll be taking... Read more
Woo Hoo!
Friday, September 18, 2009      1 comments

I've been scared to weigh myself, I've had a lot of events lately (weddings and parties) and I hopped on the scale today and I have maintained for the last month. I was sure I was going to see a weight gain *whew* But my WooHOO! moment is ... Read more

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