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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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FITFABJENN 7/25/2011 10:46AM

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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.
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Today's Weigh-In

Friday, July 08, 2011

Today is weigh in day.... and I'm not surprised that the scale showed a one pound weight gain this week, as I haven't been to the gym since last Friday... it's just impossible to get there with the little ones here! On the bright side, I have stayed within my calorie ranges this week, although not quite as healthy food choices as normal... I've discovered its a little more difficult to focus on ME when my main focus is my grandchildren and that's okay, after all, they're only little once and this time shall pass way too quickly!!
We're going camping this week-end!!! Everyone have a great week-end!

  
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BRDGT262 7/11/2011 10:41AM

    Hope your weekend was a great one! I love camping!!! And yes, you enjoy your time with them, they grow up way too fast!!! Great job on staying positive, I know you will be dropping lbs. soon enough! :)

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DOTTIEJANE1 7/8/2011 2:20PM

    Enjoy the camping . Your life sounds as if it's balanced.

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BGEARY63 7/8/2011 11:56AM

    Enjoy your camping trip!!

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CAROLEE1945 7/8/2011 11:00AM

    It sounds like you have your life in balance and you know what is important. You are lucky to have such a great family. Not everyone has this.

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