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Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

Today marks the 5th month since I began my latest weight loss journey, although I didn't start using SPARKPEOPLE until February, so I decided to break my scale boycott and weigh.. I was down three pounds, which I'm okay with, BUT was really hop... Read more

Going Strong....

Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Today is Monday, which is typically weigh in day, but I managed to stick with my goal of NOT weighing in for three weeks!!! This is week two... I'm actually handling the NOT weighing in fairly well!! I continue to get my exercise in, most days... Read more

Walked Again!!!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I walked 2.4 miles at the Veteran's Cemetery! So beautiful! Today, I had too many obligations to complete before I could walk, which meant my walk was from home! I was determined to get it in, as the forecast for the next four or fi... Read more

Good-bye to the Scale for 3 weeks!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011      2 comments

Happy Monday everyone! Monday is normally the day I weigh-in, but I've decided NOT to weigh-in! My goal is NOT to weigh in for two more weeks, for a total of three weeks! I don't want to be a "slave" to the scale.. so I'm going to attempt th... Read more

Beautiful Week-end!

Sunday, March 20, 2011      1 comments

It's been an absolutely beautiful week-end here in Missouri; to make it even more special my oldest son, his wife and 2 1/2 year old son spent the week-end with us! (Our almost four year old grandson was here, too! We had great FUN playing o... Read more


Wednesday, March 16, 2011      0 comments

I took advantage of the sunshine today and walked two miles at our beautiful Veteran's Cemetery! I normally walk at one of our local parks.. nice flat walking path.. but like to switch it up every once in awhile and walk the hilly paths at the ... Read more

LOSS this week!

Monday, March 14, 2011      1 comments

I'm so happy to post that I lost 3.6 pounds this past week!! I've been doing okay with losing a pound or so each week, although my goal is average 2 pounds a week! My frustration was with the fact that I was eating healthier, recording EVERY ... Read more

49 Today!

Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

Today is my 49th birthday!!! I'm so proud of myself for taking the steps to make myself stronger and healthier! I know I still have many challenges ahead of me, but I also know I can DO this with the knowledge I'm gaining with SPARKPEOPLE, the ... Read more

Slowly shrinking inches!

Friday, March 11, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday marked one month since I first measured my waist, hips, thighs, upper arms, and neck!! So this morning I measured and was excited to see a two inch drop in my waist measurement.... my hips stayed the same... down a half inch in my thi... Read more

Weigh In

Monday, March 07, 2011      0 comments

Today is the final weigh in for Brummer Brothers' Challenge #2, which is simply a six week weight loss challenge that I signed up for with several other people! I was hoping to end with a BIG bang, but instead am ending with a ONE pound loss.. ... Read more


Sunday, March 06, 2011      1 comments

Last night my grandson really wanted me to go swimming with him, but it was after I'd done time on the stationary bike and my "problem" knee was letting me know I'd pushed a little too hard. So I promised, Layton we'd go first thing this mornin... Read more

Stationary Bike.....

Saturday, March 05, 2011      1 comments

We're in St. Louis for the week-end... which is nice... but means I can't get outside to exercise! Fortunately, I was able to lift a few weights and ride the stationary bike for just a bit shy of 30 minutes at a level 5 and above... for a tot... Read more

Walking! Walking! Walking!

Friday, March 04, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday was absolutely beautiful and I'm pleased to say I took advantage of the sunshine!! My first walk was with my students when we took a twenty minute jaunt around our campus... Great conversation that wouldn't have been the same within t... Read more

Day 2 of 5 K Virtual Walk

Wednesday, March 02, 2011      0 comments

Today is day two of my participation in the 5K walk, which meant walking 1 mile!! I'm happy to report I did it and felt great afterwards... I could probably push myself harder and farther, but decided to start slow and steady.... tomorrow is 1.... Read more

Sunny Day = Sunny Mood= Wonderful Day

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      0 comments

Today has been a beautiful day, with lots of sunshine! The sunshine inspired my young students and I to go on a twenty minute walk around our campus! It was cool and brisk and very exhilarating!!! If you haven't viewed the world through the ... Read more

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