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Unexpected Prize

Sunday, March 14, 2010      4 comments

First things, first - I just had my weekly weighin. The scale didn't move this week! But, I'm still happy. I am still on my average of 2 to 3 pounds a week and I'm still shrinking. That brings me to my big prize. I badly needed to find a ... Read more

Over 100 pounds - GONE!!

Sunday, March 07, 2010      14 comments

The logical side of my brain says that the numbers on the scale are not all that important, but when I stepped off the scale this morning after my weekly weigh-in, I was jumping for joy inside. Just knowing that I have been able to lose 104 po... Read more

New clothes have to go back

Thursday, February 25, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I got some new pants I had been waiting to be sent. It took about 10 days from the time I ordered them before they arrived. Well today I am sending them back and exchanging them for a smaller size! The pants I I ordered were 2 sizes... Read more

Finally!

Sunday, February 21, 2010      3 comments

After 3 weeks with a total weight loss of only 1 pound, my body finally caught up with the increases I have made in my exercise and activity. With a recent change in my strength training, I can tell I have been steadily building muscle and can ... Read more

Feel better now

Saturday, February 20, 2010      2 comments

This morning I woke earlier than usual and just didn't feel right. Not that I was ill, I felt distracted and and out of sync. I sat at the computer and read some very informative and motivational articles and blogs which helped some. Finally... Read more

Great workout!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was my first full workout on my Total Gym machine, and what a workout it was!!! It was very time effective, gave great range of motion, and because you can move directly from one exercise to the next, it was even good cardio. Today I... Read more

New strength workout

Sunday, February 14, 2010      1 comments

I just finished planning a new strength workout using a Total Gym that I recently purchased (for $10.00 at a secondhand store!!!). I tried a few exercises last week, and found that I get an incredible work out. So I have planned complete sessi... Read more

Smaller clothes

Saturday, February 13, 2010      3 comments

I had to break down and buy more new clothes yesterday. New shirts and pants for work and a new pair of jeans. When I started in May, my shirts were 20-211/2 and pants were 48 waste. The new ones are: Shirts,17 and the pants 38!!! Quite a c... Read more

Broke my first exercise machine

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday I wore out (broke) my first piece of exercise equipment. I was doing my normal pre-lunch ride on my stationary bike when one of the cranks broke right off at the axel. Talk about a shock!!! Actually, it is one of those small peddle... Read more

A powerful little prayer

Saturday, February 06, 2010      2 comments

I have never been what I would call a "religious" person, although I do have my own strong beliefs. Saying that, I will add that I never thought I would be relating a life changing experience that God has given me. But it happened. Not lo... Read more

How I used the Sparkpeople philosophy

Saturday, January 23, 2010      2 comments

Last week I had the chance to spread the philosophy I have learned as a member in an area other than weight loss. Hopefully, I was able to help a coworker to make some small positive changes in her relationships with others as a result. Ju... Read more

I peddled off my plateau

Sunday, January 17, 2010      5 comments

I checked with the sacle today and was amazed to see that I had lost 6 pounds since last week (that is a total of 85 pounds gone!). And I know why!!! For the last 2 weeks I was stuck at a total loss of 79 pounds (but not discouraged, since... Read more

What I learned on "My Weekend Off"

Monday, September 07, 2009      1 comments

I just returned home from a long weekend trip to attend the wedding of a very close relative, during which I just sort of "took the weekend off" from my own lifestyle goals. This short trip opened my eyes in several ways that I will try to sha... Read more


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