RASTUS55's Blogs

Don't be afraid to do your own thing your own way!
Saturday, November 07, 2009      6 comments

Many of my friends tell me I am an unusual person because I think outside of the box and react differently then what most would expect. Sometimes this lateral way of thinking can be a good thing because following the direction of someone else ca... Read more
Another good learning experience...
Saturday, November 07, 2009      9 comments

I finished up a week for a total of 120 fitness minutes and 2679 calories burned. The weekly goal set for me is 90 fitness minutes and 1050 calories burned. I read below my chart the following: *You've gone over your weekly calories burned ... Read more
Saturday, October 31, 2009      14 comments

Without any hesitation I stepped on the scale this morning with a super attitude. It was just an awesome feeling. I don't know what was more exciting the attitude change or my weight loss this morning. 2 more pounds down for a total of 17 pounds... Read more
Only 1 pound....
Saturday, October 31, 2009      6 comments

This was just to awesome! Only One Pound Hello, do you know me? If you don't, you should. I'm a pound of fat, And I'm the HAPPIEST pound of fat that you would ever want to meet. Want to know why? It's because no one ever wants ... Read more
Don't quit!!
Saturday, October 31, 2009      9 comments

I had to share this, it is so awesome! Don't Quit When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down, And you feel like the biggest failure in town. When you want to give up just because you gave in, and forget all about bein... Read more
Saturday, October 31, 2009      12 comments

Yes it is Halloween and skeletons come to mind among other scary things but the kind of skeletons that comes to my mind are the ones we carry around with us from things in our past. Everyone has some cross to bear and some scars left behind beca... Read more
The "Journey"...
Saturday, October 24, 2009      12 comments

Well today is weigh in day and one thing I noticed when I woke up this morning is that my attitude has been adjusted about the whole thing. I don't have that anxiety I did before. What will be will be...I guess it was that dreaded tape measure t... Read more
This week's weigh-in theme....
Friday, October 23, 2009      5 comments

I shall hear no evil....voices in my head telling me "you better lose 5 pounds this week, fatty!" I will only listen to the good weight fairy telling me it will all work out... Read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      18 comments

WOW.........just got done measuring myself and I am proud to announce that I have lost 2 inches off my hips, 1 inch off my thighs, 1 1/2 inches off my upper arm and get this................Drum roll......... I am quivering......5 1/2 inches off ... Read more
Flea Market find today...
Saturday, October 17, 2009      8 comments

After I pitched my baby fit this morning we all packed up and took off to a nearby town that holds a sale they call a hillbilly sale...for those of you who haven't been raised in the middle of a corn field like I have here in Iowa we will refer ... Read more
Saturday, October 17, 2009      7 comments

Well I already know that many of you will say "that isn't a failure" when I tell you that I stayed the same this week! Well I have only been dieting for a few weeks and I sure didn't expect to stay the same ALREADY with only 13 pounds off. This... Read more
The Pound
Sunday, October 11, 2009      11 comments

Yesterday I stepped on my scale, wondering did I succeed or fail. With eyes closed and fingers crossed I finally looked down and saw I had lost! Only one pound, why not two or maybe four? so I got back off and stood on the floor. Thi... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2009      15 comments

Well I got on the scales today and lost ONE WHOLE FRICKEN POUND. I know many of you will say...hey that is great! I try not to look at the big picture of things...you know the 150 pounds of lard I need to lose. But that little iddy biddy tiny po... Read more
Pre-weigh in heebie jeebies...
Friday, October 09, 2009      11 comments

Is it just me or do the rest of you get a little anxious before you weigh in?? I kinda feel like I did when my friends would set me up with a blind date back in high school.....what demon is facing me? LOL! I have been behaving this week and exe... Read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      13 comments

Last night I got on my Nordictrack ski machine and my complete weight gym. I did 15 minutes on the ski machine and 2 sets of 8 different exercises on my weight gym. I FELT 10 FOOT TALL AND BULLET PROOF AFTERWARDS!!! It had been a whole week of b... Read more

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