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5% challenge week 1 results

Sunday, October 07, 2012      5 comments

So week one focused on getting in 10 glasses of water a day. Wow, that is really hard. I have to admit I didn't get it done every day. I did manage to do it 5 out of the 7 days which I think is really good. I am trying to keep that habit bu... Read more

Nebraska 5% challenge pre-challenge items

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      4 comments

I am signed up for the 5% challenge on the Nebraska spark team. Here is everything I need to get started and focused. Plans for exercise, meals, involvement: 1. Exercise-- 30 minutes 5x a week. I have a list what exercises I want to ... Read more

Stuffed peppers--- WIO cooking challenge

Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

We made stuffed bell peppers last night. Instead of the usual recipe I choose one from SP. Here is the link:
83604 It was very easy and delicious. Talk ... Read more

WIO Double Dare Challenge

Friday, June 08, 2012      2 comments

So, for our WIO Summer challenge our current challenge was to read 14 ways to change your walking, try 3 ideas, and blog about it. I dusted off one of my WATP DVD's. So this is something a little different to my current exercise routine. ... Read more

Cautiously optimistic

Wednesday, March 30, 2011      5 comments

After all my struggle with the injury to my hip I am almost feeling back to normal. There are still a few things I cannot do but I am getting back on track. My exercise minutes are up and what I can actually do is increasing. I have peaked at... Read more

A blow to my fitness routine

Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

I went to the Orthopaedic specialist on Monday and got the official verdict on my hip injury. Good news is that there is no permanent joint damage and no damage to my back. The bad news is that the soft tissue damage is severe enough that I wi... Read more

Still struggling

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      6 comments

I continue to struggle with this hip injury. I am very frustrated as I see the scale continuing to creep up, although it has finally slowed. I am tracking all my calories and am getting better at staying in my range. I still cannot exercise t... Read more

Another setback

Saturday, January 15, 2011      14 comments

I was so close to being all healed up from my hip injury a couple of months ago. I was feeling almost a 100% when of course I was pushed too far in the amount of carrying time I did. I am now complete off my feet for at least six days when I f... Read more

Starting over.

Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

I had a major setback in November when I injured my hip. I have now gained 11 pounds since then. This injury was a major blow to my normal routine. I went from exercising 3 to 5 hours a day to being able to do almost nothing. I could not wal... Read more

May Snow

Wednesday, May 12, 2010      6 comments

You've got to be kidding me right? May 12th and all this snow. Where's the sun? Will winter ever end?... Read more

26.2 miles

Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

I watch the Biggest Loser and am always amazed at the challenges the contestants complete. I was especially impressed with them biking a marathon. I thought today that I would try it. Why not? I am in better shape now so I thought I would g... Read more

Rough couple of weeks!!

Sunday, April 25, 2010      5 comments

I have had a rough couple of weeks. I was doing so well down to 132 the lightest have been in 10 years. I guess maybe I was getting too confident. I stopped tracking food, which is big for me. I was still doing okay with the exercise. Some ... Read more

My husband noticed

Sunday, April 04, 2010      11 comments

Just had to let everyone know that my husband actually commented on my weight loss achievements. this morning I was talking about some pants that I remember fitting tight I now have to sinch up to keep on. My husband said "yeah I noticed your... Read more

132 OMG!!!!!

Sunday, March 28, 2010      12 comments

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Does this time change bother anyone else?

Sunday, March 14, 2010      7 comments

Today has been such a struggle. I knew the time change was coming, my body could feel it. It never fails every year about this time sleep becomes a big issue. I not only have trouble falling asleep (even when I am dead tired), but I wake up 3... Read more

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