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Bike riding progress!

Tuesday, October 04, 2011      0 comments

On Sunday I rode my lovely bike ten miles in a little under an hour! The weather was beautiful and it felt great! Yesterday was supposed to be Zumba time with a friend after school, but she twisted her ankle and couldn't dance, so I opted to ... Read more

Random... but.. worthy...

Sunday, October 02, 2011      3 comments

For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle. ~Robert Brault I discovered this quote this morning, and it really spoke to me.. for me it goes beyond my personal relationships ... Read more

Seventy-five pounds and counting...

Friday, September 30, 2011      3 comments

Weigh in day finds me down 1.2 pounds, which puts at 75.1 pounds since beginning my journey last Fall! (53.4 since joining Sparkpeople in February)!! I'm excited about the physical changes taking place with my body, and even more excited about... Read more

Crunching numbers and guess what...

Monday, September 26, 2011      3 comments

It occurred to me today, that I am on the downhill side of my weight loss goals, with 29.8 pounds to go to reach my ideal weight!! I must admit that I've grown so use to saying (and believing) I need to lose another 45 pounds when my weight los... Read more

Fall, beautiful, Fall!

Sunday, September 25, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday morning I awoke to a brisk 59 degrees and decided to go for an early morning bike ride! The first couple of miles were brrrrrr... but by the time I was on my fourth mile I genuinely appreciated the cooler morning! I ended up clocking... Read more

Getting closer...

Friday, September 23, 2011      1 comments

Today is weigh in day and I'm happy to report that I'm down 2.2 pounds this week! I'm happy with my loss, as I had such a big loss (for me) last week and was a bit concerned that I might not see any changes this week. However, I chose to stay ... Read more

Making the choice....

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      1 comments

After a week or so of being in a "bad place" in my heart and mind, not related to my weight loss, but personal "stuff", I'm finally ready to put the events/issues in the past and focus on the here and now and the future! I believe, I needed my ... Read more

Weighed in today!

Friday, September 16, 2011      2 comments

After my weight loss weigh in on Wednesday, I thought about skipping today's weigh in, but opted to stick with my regular schedule! I am down an additional 4 tenths of a pound for a grand total of 6.2 pounds loss this week... This week-end i... Read more

No longer OBESE by BMI standards!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      2 comments

To say that I've been under a great deal of stress the last several days would be an understatement... but I am surviving... one of the positives that has come out of the last few days of almost complete loss of appetite... food tastes more like... Read more

I remember....

Sunday, September 11, 2011      0 comments

It's hard to believe that it has been ten years since 9/11; I can't remember what I did a week ago, but I can remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when this horrific act of terrorism forever changed our lives! I'm so thankful for a... Read more

Slowly, but surely, I'm getting there!!!

Friday, September 09, 2011      3 comments

It's Friday, which means weigh in day! Before I weighed in this morning, I had told myself that I may NOT have lost any weight, as I had been out of town most of the week, only made it to Zumba once and managed to get in one five mile bike ride... Read more

Never too old to learn

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      1 comments

I have always struggled with accepting compliments, especially in the area of my weight-loss progress! Recently, one of my close friends overheard me down playing my success, when complimented. She later informed me that I needed to graciousl... Read more

Sad Day

Sunday, September 04, 2011      7 comments

In just a few hours I will be attending the funeral of my mother-in-law; who has been a big part of my life for the last 32 years. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her, including her mother, her husband, her three kids and their spou... Read more


Friday, September 02, 2011      3 comments

Weigh in day... 1.7 punds this week... really only 1.2, due to the gain last week! I must admit to being just a bit frustrated with the slowness of my weight loss, but am still thankful for the progress I'm making.... Read more

Just Words....

Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

Your thoughts will determine your decisions; Your decisions will determine your actions; Your actions will determine your habits; Your habits develop your character and Your character will determine your destiny. ... Read more

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