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Sept 26, 2008




80's Party July 26, 2008, with MC Hammer! How could I resist?


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Hi there. I'm back after a long hiatus and have even more weight to lose now.

I did personal training last year and it worked great as far as my feeling better. At least until my trainer's schedule changed and I started going on back to back days which was not helpful for me. However it did let me know I can feel better if I stay at this!

Oh one good thing, in the past year I've also managed to pretty much kick the soda habit. I may have one when out to eat if it's a place I am unsure about the options. Or very rarely for a headache at work when nothing else works(ironic how this seems to work). I really hate water so this is a big deal. Mostly I'm drinking lower calorie drinks and some sweet tea or lemonade.

I'm also eating out somewhat less.

I'm back to trying Spark now and hoping I can get myself back on track.


Member Since: 2/17/2008

Fitness Minutes: 39,170

My Goals:
I would like to have better nutrition and get into exercising more.

Short term goal: 180 by my May 25th. (I know this is pushing it)

Long term goal: Back down to 160 or less by December 31.

Minigoals: 15 minutes of exercise each day.


My Program:
Keeping my food journal and trying to exercise a bit when I come home. So far the exercising is really hard for me to stay committed to.



Personal Information:
I'm in Austin Texas.

I now have a cute little Quarter horse cowpony and am learning some new riding skills. I was afraid to lope and have managed to mostly work through this.


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I enjoy going to the movies or watching movies at home.




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  • v JJACOBSON5
    I see you are trying to kick the dr. pepper habit. how is it going? I am trying to break all the soda habit.
    142 days ago
  • v BECCA_BEE
    Just stopping by to say have a wonderful sparkfilled day! I'm back on spark, it's been 3 years & just wondering which of my friends is still here! Wishing you much success.
    Becky
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    890 days ago
  • v HICKOK-HALEY
    Our spring is early...I hope it isn't much longer before you get signs of spring.
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    Jeanne
    1310 days ago
  • v TXGRANDMA
    Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog! It IS a beautiful piece of land, lots of oak trees and coastal grass...........Can't wait to be out there, and actually living on it. Right now, we are still in Glen Rose. Enjoying it, though! Today, we ditchwitched all the lines for the electricity and the water. Whew! emoticon
    1334 days ago
  • v TXGRANDMA
    Learn something new every day! Never had heard of Oatmeal, TX before! We are moving from Cleburne, which is just south of Fort Worth, to DeLeon, which is just west of Dublin, TX. We love it out there, as the pace of life is going to be much slower, and also, I will be able to ride Peanut for miles on the sandy based county roads! DeLeon is on highway 16, the same highway that goes through Fredericksburg and Kerrville. So, we are more or less straight north of Fredericksburg. emoticon
    1402 days ago
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