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I worked out on the eliptical!!!

Sunday, April 04, 2010

I got on the eliptical for the first time 3 weeks ago, when I started working out and lasted 3minutes (and I was dying). Friday I was on for 15 minutes after 35 minutes on the treadmill. I am so proud of myself. Monday I am going to start with the eliptical for 20 minutes and then go to the treadmill.

  
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WAY2WIN 4/5/2010 9:21AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon - I love the elliptical. I usually start out with it first then do some other cardio. You will definitely rock it, starting it first.

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VWHIPPIEGIRL 4/4/2010 5:42PM

    The elliptical is my best friend and enemy. :)

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My New Life, Finally out of Darkness

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Nine months ago I walked out of a horrible situation. I left my husband of seven years with nothing but my kids and our clothes. I was scared at times and thought I should go back. I was afraid I made the wrong decision. My self-esteem and confidence were so low from years of being neglected by my husband and verbally & emotionally abused. I had such a hard time even giving eye contact when talking to people. I was sad all the time. But I am ready for that to change.

I want my happiness back. I have to wonderful kids, a relationship with God that is getting closer every day, a career that I dreamed of since childhood and finally a peaceful household. I have been trying to take better care of myself physically, mentally and spiritually. Finally I think my life will be on the upswing. I want to smile and laugh again.

  
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MONET06 4/19/2010 2:45AM

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WAY2WIN 3/31/2010 1:46PM

    emoticon on having the courage to change your life for the better! You deserve it because you are an emoticon woman. Remember emoticon

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Carla

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JAE_HENNINGTON 3/31/2010 8:59AM

  you are on the right path, its never to late to start taking care of you and your children... you are worth it...wishing you a day filled with smiles

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FREE2B160 3/31/2010 8:53AM

    You've taken the first steps, you're on the right path! Between your relationship with God, your children in a much better environment and a career you love ~ happiness is sure to follow! Smile and laugh now, be very proud of what you've accomplished. May God continue to Bless You on your journey!!

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Kickboxing tomorrow?

Thursday, March 25, 2010

I am nervous as heck! I am going to try kickboxing in the morning, will keep you posted as to how it turns out. emoticon

  
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WAY2WIN 3/26/2010 9:52PM

    I've been feeling the same way about Rumba class, but I'm going to get my nerve up and go. emoticon

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VDSHIELDS 3/26/2010 5:27PM

    Didn't work! I chickened out but know that I saw the class, next friday i am going to do it!

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Yay Me!!

Monday, March 15, 2010

I just completed my 3rd workout at the gym since Thursday and I feel great. My energy is up, appetite is down and I feel GOOD!

  
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REDRUDY5 3/15/2010 2:56PM

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JLGGLASS 3/15/2010 11:57AM

    KEEP IT UP, GOOD JOB, I'LL JUST USE MY GYM AT HOME FOR NOW.

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Starting over again! (Once again)

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

My life has changed so much since trying to start sparkpeople again. I graduated college, started a new job, left my husband, moved into a new house, etc. I need to start again and build my self-esteem and improve my health.

  
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VDSHIELDS 11/19/2009 7:26PM

    Thanks Lynn!

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2008LYNN 11/18/2009 7:12PM

  It is not selfish to make yourself a priority in you life.
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