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Turning 60.....

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      6 comments

On January 24th I was blessed to turn 60. I had a fabulous birthday party which everyone dressed up. Even though I know I am 60, to me it is just a number. People are shocked when I tell them my age. The only signals time is catching u... Read more

BATCH COOKING FOR THE WEEK...

Sunday, July 25, 2010      12 comments

Just got through with my batch cooking for the week. I love the ideal of batch cooking because I usually do not get home from work and the gym until around 7:30 p.m. and I am starving by that time. I usually do my batch cooking on Sundays. ... Read more

The Power of Carb Cycling...

Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

Four weeks ago, I decide I was going to get back into the gym and start eating more healthy. I had taken six months off since my last figure competition in December 2009 from exercising and somewhat eating healthy. In those six months I had pu... Read more

Body Age.......

Friday, July 16, 2010      8 comments

A few weeks ago, I joined another gym. Yes, I have two gym memberships, for the next seven months. But the new gym I joined is fantastic. One of the benefits of the gym is that they do a 90 minute Polar body exam which provides you with y... Read more

It feels good to be back......

Monday, July 05, 2010      4 comments

2009, at the age of 55, I went on a quest to transform my body. I also decided to compete in a figure competition. I think I was successful in completing both tasks. I transformed my body composition and I competed in not one but two competit... Read more

Yearly Physical......

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      16 comments

Today I had my yearly physical. My previous doctor retired so the doctor I saw today was new. I think I am really going to like her. She really provided me with a great examination and made some recommendations based on my age. When she ... Read more

First day back at the gym.....

Wednesday, January 13, 2010      5 comments

Tuesday was my first day back at the gym and I am feeling it today. After my competition in December I took five weeks off from going to the gym and my body really needed it. I decided that for the next couple of months I am only going to ... Read more

Vacation is over.....

Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

Ok, the vacation is over. It has ben five weeks since my last competition and I have not seen a gym at all. This week I will start a three day strength/cardio program at the gym. I may, and it is a big MAYBE compete a gain this year and... Read more

Results.......

Sunday, December 06, 2009      9 comments

To break the suspense I took 3rd in the Masters 50+ and 4th in the Masters 45+ - Yes I have two "BEAUTIFUL TROPHIES" which I will display proudly in my house which attest to my fitness level at that time in my life. Yes, I will have a shrine of... Read more

Wish me luck......

Saturday, December 05, 2009      5 comments

Saturday is my big day. YEAH!!!! Friday went non-stop from the moment I got up. 1. Went to the gym and did 30 minutes in the sauna - 7 minutes in, three minute out, until the 30 minutes was up. 2. Hair appointment - beautician... Read more

A Tale of Two Comps

Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

It has been almost six months since my first competition. The main thing I can say about the first competition was that it was an experience and not always a fun or great experience. My body and mind was put through such a great transformation... Read more

2 Wks Before Comp - w/Pictures

Sunday, November 22, 2009      6 comments

It is now a little under two weeks before my 2nd competition. There still has not been much change in the weight loss area but I am still leaning out. Progress Pictures: 1ST PICTURE - 11/1/09 - 2ND PICTURE - 11/22/09 - 2 weeks left b... Read more

Three weeks out from 2nd competition

Saturday, November 14, 2009      2 comments

I am officially three weeks from my next competition. Finally, I am starting to see a drop in the weight department. I lost 2 1/2 pounds this week, which is really great. I now weigh three pounds more than I did when I competed last time. I ... Read more

4 WEEKS OUT FROM 2ND FIGURE COMP.

Sunday, November 08, 2009      5 comments

On Saturday, I was four weeks from my 2nd competition. I had my body fat taken by the trainer who took the other two and I am currently at 13.55% body fat. I went from 17.85 to 13.55 in a little under two months. Hopefully at this rate I can... Read more

5Wks from 2nd Comp.-w/pictures.....

Sunday, November 01, 2009      4 comments

OK it is five weeks out from my 2nd competition. The stats are as follows: Weight loss - scale - zero - not freaking too much happening here BUT it is suppose to be "THE LOOK" but I do want to lose weight...At least five pounds - Hop... Read more


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