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Down a bit more!!!

Friday, May 13, 2011

I weighed in this morning and was pleased with a 1.8 pound loss, I'm not quite meeting my goal of two pounds a week, but I am making steady progress, so I'm happy! I realize IF I pushed myself a little more I probably could increase my weight loss, and I intend to do just that in the upcoming weeks. However, I also realize that the next few weeks will be incredibly busy, as they always are as yet another school year winds down; so I'm going to be content to continue with the goals I already have in place and keep on keeping on until school is out... :) emoticon

  
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KEH504 5/14/2011 12:38PM

    Great attitude. I'm happy with any loss or even with just maintaining. I don't know why but since I don't concentrate on the weight loss as much any more I seem to be doing better.

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Weigh In!!

Friday, May 06, 2011

I weighed in this morning and am thrilled with my 3.8 pound weight loss, which puts me at a total of 41.8 pounds since I first started trying to live a healthier lifestyle in November! I'm going to keep doing what I'm doing... which is tracking my food, exercising and staying active on Sparkpeople!!! I will reach my goal....

  
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CAROLEE1945 5/10/2011 10:04AM

    You are inspiring to me. How are you managing this? Do you do the food journal every day? Let me know.

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REDREAPER 5/9/2011 8:28AM

    Congrats!! Awesome loss :)

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GSWINNIE 5/6/2011 11:58PM

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A new week dawns with changes....

Monday, May 02, 2011

It's only Monday night and already there's been lots and lots of history making events occurring! Starting with the death of Osama Bin Laden, yesterday; a day that most Americans will recall for years to come. Next, there's all the flooding here in Missouri, including the breaching of dams and levees all over the area, due to the massive amounts of rain we've been receiving! These two events alone remind me that we have an AWESOME Lord, who is the same today, tomorrow, and yesterday! Amen!

  


Choices and consequences.

Monday, April 25, 2011

As a teacher one of my well known quotes/phrases is "choices and consequences"... we are all given the freedom to make our own choices, but with those choices come consequences (both positive and negative). That's exactly where I find myself this morning and I'm okay with that! This past week found me surrounded with my family and all four of my adorable grandchildren. I chose to spend my time concentrating on enjoying my time with them and not focusing on my diet. The consequences are two-fold, we had a great time together, but I didn't eat as healthy as I could of. The great news is, I'm okay with that, as this is MY life and meant for living NOW and not when I reach ALL my goals! Also, I know that it was a temporary "break" and today I'm right back on track!!
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DOTTIEJANE1 4/25/2011 1:25PM

    Glad you took time to enjoy your grandchildren. BUt you are RIFHT back on track emoticonDottie

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Reflections!!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

As I looked back over my both my nutrition and fitness journals I am pleased with my progress. I manage to stay within my caloric range 6 out of 7 days. (Also, I consumed a minimum of 12 glasses of water each day and ate a minimum of 6 servings of fruit and/or vegetables every day.) As for my fitness log, I was pleased to see that I did two hours of Zumba and spent an additional hour and a half at the gym doing strength building and cardio activities! I also managed to walk for five miles.. So all in all, I'm pleased with my progress for this past week and looking forward to continued progress towards my goals throughout this week! emoticon

  
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SLIMSHAZZA 4/18/2011 9:05AM

    emoticon Way to go!

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