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Almost...hit 60 pounds....

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Last week when I weighed in, I reported that I was 1.9 pounds away from losing a total of 60 pounds, since beginning my journey to a healthier me, last fall. Well, I weighed in this morning and lost 1.6 pounds!! Almost but not quite putting me at 60 pounds...Of course, my mind ran back over my diet and exercise routines for the past week, and perhaps I could've eaten a little differently or moved a little more, BUT I lived my life and loved it, so I'm not complaining!!!!! Instead, I will take my 1.6 pound weight loss and be happy for it!!!
Now, I'm heading to the river with some of my girlfriends.. for a day of relaxation and lots of laughter!!!!!!

  
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TEACHERWANDA 7/28/2011 9:38AM

    Great!

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KIM_POSSIBLE77 7/28/2011 8:24AM

    I'm glad that you are looking at the positive part of what you dropped. I especially LOVE that you did not get down on yourself. You are right you lived and loved your life and that is what matters the most. Have TONS of fun today!

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Getting Healthier...

Monday, July 25, 2011

I had my blood pressure checked yesterday and my numbers were great.... 117/70.. so much lower than when my weight was higher and I wasn't moving!!!!!

Feels so great to get healthier.....

  
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SPARKENISTA 7/27/2011 8:58AM

    Way to go!
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CHELLEBO1 7/25/2011 12:04PM

    Great job!
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Down, down, down.... but in a good way!!!!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Greetings,
I blogged earlier that I missed my weigh in last week.. so I decided to weigh in this morning and am happy to share that I am down 3.4 pounds, which is a loss of 2.4 pounds, because of the 1 pound gain earlier this month!!! Anyway, I'm pumped!!!!! My newest mini goal is to lose 1.9 pounds this week, as that will bring my total weight loss (so far) to 60 pounds))!!!
Feeling good.... feeling strong.... Loving Spark People!!!

  
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MDBUTTERFLY 7/22/2011 7:53AM

    Way to go on the loss! Good luck on your next mini goal...you can do it!!!

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CHELLEBO1 7/21/2011 7:45PM

    Great job! Congrats on the weight loss. You are doing great - keep up the good work.

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To the Gym, to the gym, to the gym, gym, gym....

Monday, July 18, 2011

So excited to be heading back to the gym this morning, after a two week absence!!! Who would've thought that I, a former couch potato would be so excited about getting to work out!!! So thankful for the motivation I receive on a daily basis from Sparkpeople!!!

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BRDGT262 7/18/2011 5:44PM

    WooHoo! Hope you enjoy your time at the gym!!! A rest is always nice, but definitely wierd when you realize you miss exercise, lol! Thank God for spark people!!! Hope you have a fun, calorie burning, healthy week! :)

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No weigh in today but I did meet a goal!!!

Friday, July 15, 2011

Today is my weigh in day, but I'm not at home, so I'm going to skip it this week! It's very comforting knowing that this journey is about more than the numbers on the scale; it's about me being the best me I can be! After spending nearly two weeks with two of my beautiful grandchildren I've realized that I have achieved one of my mini goals... which was to be able to play with my grandchildren without being miserable due to my weight and weight related issues!! It happened gradually, step by step... and I still have a long way to go.. but I'm living and loving my life as I get there!!!!
Here's wishing everyone a wonderful day and week-end!!!

  
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DXWALKER1 7/17/2011 5:43PM

    Reaching a goal is EXCELLENT!!!

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BGEARY63 7/15/2011 12:35PM

    You can't get the time back that you spend on your grandchildren. Every minute is worth the effort. Happy you met your mini-goal! emoticon

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CAROLEE1945 7/15/2011 11:18AM

    This is just great!!!

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JOURNEYTO60 7/15/2011 11:12AM

    Congratulations on your non-scale victory!!!! So happy you are enjoying life!

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FITFABJENN 7/15/2011 10:41AM

    Kudos for your wonderful non-scale victory. The scale can weight (the grandchildren cannot). Enjoy!

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SAMODER 7/15/2011 10:30AM

    I am sure that your grandchildren have kept you busy enough that your weigh in will go well, when you do get home. Enjoy your time with family.
Sam

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