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Personal Best.... so far...

Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

I just got back from a 10.85 mile bike ride in 60 minutes at an average speed of 10.9 miles per hour!! I'm so excited as this is a personal best for me, and NOT something I dared to allow myself to dream of doing... My goal was to simply be abl... Read more

Up...a bit... but...

Friday, August 26, 2011      0 comments

Just weighed in and discovered I'm up five tenths of a pound this week... although this is a bit frustrating... as I've stayed within my ranges and goals all week, however, this just reaffirms what we all know and that is.. sometimes we can be d... Read more

The scale....

Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

This week is back to school week for me which meant I didn't have as much time to workout as I have had all summer, I did make both Zumba classes, but no other visits to the gym... However, due to changes in my work placement/schedule I'm ALL o... Read more

Blessed to be a teacher!!!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      2 comments

There is something special about this time of year for those involved in the field of education, which is really most of society.. For parents/grandparents/guardians its time to get those little darlings prepared for another year of school, via ... Read more

Get Up, Get Out, Get Moving!

Sunday, August 14, 2011      2 comments

This morning is absolutely beautiful here in Southeast, Missouri, with nice temperatures and a low humidity, a rarity in August, so I'm going to get up, get out, and get moving! First for a morning bike ride, then off to one of the nearby parks... Read more

A goal met....

Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

YEAH!!! I weighed in this morning and lost 1.2 pounds, not a biggie, BUT it does put me at 60.7 pounds total loss since beginning this journey last November!!!! I will savor this moment, while looking forward to my next mini goal... ... Read more

A quote....

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

I discovered this quote this morning while exploring SPARKPEOPLE this morning and really liked it!! If only ALL leaders (no matter what position) would follow this advice! "Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in... Read more

Pictures of a work (ME) in progress!!

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

My aunt who lives across the country from me but is so supportive of me and my desire to get healthy, requested pictures of me, so she could see my progress... I must admit, I was a bit embarrassed by the "old" me...and tended to hide from the c... Read more

Went for a bike ride...

Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

I started my morning with a 30 minute ride on my new toy!!! It felt great... my leg muscles SCREAMED at me.. but I kept on going for a total of 5.295 miles (I have one of those little bike computer things on my bike)!!! Total ridden so far, si... Read more

Up a bit.... but I've got this....

Friday, August 05, 2011      2 comments

Today when I weighed in I discovered that I am two tenths of a pound... not down the three tenths.. I was really hoping for so I'd be at sixty pounds.... However, upon reflection I recalled that I ate out three times this past week, and although... Read more

I CAN ride a bike... and away I go...a goal reached...

Thursday, August 04, 2011      2 comments

One day several months ago I was on a walk/bike ride with my young grandson, Layton, when he asked me why I didn't ride a bike like him... I told him it was because I needed to ge... Read more

A surprising discovery...

Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

I made a surprising discovery about myself on Friday... and that is I NEED to get physical activity in... not to lose weight but to FEEL good... I know.. who knew... prior to my revelation I worked under the assumption that I HAD to move to get ... Read more

Almost...hit 60 pounds....

Thursday, July 28, 2011      5 comments

Last week when I weighed in, I reported that I was 1.9 pounds away from losing a total of 60 pounds, since beginning my journey to a healthier me, last fall. Well, I weighed in this morning and lost 1.6 pounds!! Almost but not quite putting me ... Read more

Getting Healthier...

Monday, July 25, 2011      3 comments

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........ Read more

Down, down, down.... but in a good way!!!!

Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

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... Read more


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