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Personal Training Session Today
Monday, July 09, 2012      5 comments

Today I met with the trainer. I had not had a session for a week due to our trip. OMG! I felt like I was so out of shape. Even though I went on a couple of long, power walks it didn't matter, I just felt so out of shape. She had me do: ... Read more
Birthday Surprise
Sunday, July 08, 2012      10 comments

My FIL turned 88. He lives in Florida and we usually only see him once a year. It's sad. He's a funny guy and I really love him! He calls often and asks me for computer help and we chit chat about the weather etc. Hubby wanted to surprise h... Read more
Doing Okay
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      10 comments

Just a quick post to check in. I am on track with my fitness goals and nutrition goals so far in July. The next few days will be challenging as I will be with family and have little control over the food selections. I will do the best I c... Read more
July Goals
Sunday, July 01, 2012      10 comments

I am going to keep my goals for July simple as my life is anything but. 45 minutes of cardio 4 times a week and 30 minutes 3 times a week personal training 2 times a week and 1 session of ST on my own stay within calorie range 6 of 7 da... Read more
Non-scale Victories Are the Best
Thursday, June 28, 2012      14 comments

If I told you that I wasn't obsessed with my weight, would you believe me? I have been trying to get away from the constant monitoring of my weight because it only tends to frustrate me when I don't see any movement. Basically I have been within... Read more
Second Session with Trainer
Monday, June 25, 2012      10 comments

Today was my second session with the personal trainer and it was great!! She said that I was stronger than she expected so she changed up the routine. Alright! Here’s what I did in today’s 30 minute session. Plank – hold for 1 minute Pushups... Read more
Planning Today for Me
Sunday, June 24, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday had it's highs and lows. Hubby and I did a lot of errands. Mom was blue about the insulin and didn't want to go for groceries. She was concerned because her legs swelled and she thought it was from the insulin. I told her it wasn't. I... Read more
Saturday, June 23, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday was another emoticon day!! I worked from home as my mother had a doctor visit. Oh joy! I knew this was ... Read more
First Session with Trainer
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      11 comments

I did it! I finally signed up for a personal trainer at the gym. I have been thinking about it for a few years..... yes, years but never did it. Yesterday I decided it was time to take things to the next level. I told the trainer that I wan... Read more
Friday - Food Blog
Friday, June 15, 2012      7 comments

In an effort to get back on the right path, I decided to photograph what I ate today. I usually have the same breakfast every day but decided to shake it up with some oatmeal, walnuts, and blueberries. ... Read more
How Fast Things Change
Thursday, June 14, 2012      7 comments

Last week was a fabulous week. Stayed on track, exercised a lot, lost weight. This week - not so much. I guess I let the stress get to me and one by one things fell out of place. I could go into a lot of the mistakes I made but that's... Read more
Sunday - My Day Off
Sunday, June 10, 2012      7 comments

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Friday-Too Much Food
Saturday, June 09, 2012      3 comments

I was really dragging yesterday for some reason. I had to swap with a co-worker and go into the office yesterday. That didn't help my mood. I think because I was tired and cranky, I ate too much! Had a piece of rye toast before going into w... Read more
FitBit Challenge
Thursday, June 07, 2012      9 comments

Hubby and I love our fitbits. We purchased them a couple of years ago after I heard my friend Angela (AWEISE) talk about hers. We started out casual users and then became addicted. It all started when I "friended" him on fitbit.com. Now he... Read more
Good Day!
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      8 comments

Today was a good day! Mom's dryer was delivered and ready to go. emoticon Got in about two hours of fitne... Read more

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