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Saturday, April 16, 2016      6 comments

I have been unemployed since January 2015. I finally found a position and start Tuesday. I have been working out hard and watching what I eat for the last year. I really want to keep up the momentum but I'm a little afraid i will fall back into ... Read more
3.2 Miles!!
Sunday, March 27, 2016      8 comments

I did it! I walked 3.2 miles. Interestingly I had to stop and rest three times but not because of my back. My ankle was starting to hurt. I stopped and did some ankle stretches and it was fine after that. I'm so thrilled!! ... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2016      5 comments

Avoiding candy today. I'm going to try walking 3.2 miles today. Not sure if I can do it all in one go but with a couple of stretch breaks I think I can get it done. Wish me luck!!... Read more
Friday, November 20, 2015      4 comments

So I swam a mile this morning at the gym. I'm pretty proud of that. I did use swim find for about 20 of the 32 laps full disclosure. The fins really help me move through the water and give my legs a great workout. Last night I walked a mile on... Read more
Check in
Saturday, October 10, 2015      4 comments

Been kind of neglectful of my blogs lately - both of them. It's not that I don't have time really so I don't know why I don't post more. I'm down 66 pounds now and pushing to meet my 100 by 1/1/16 goal. We will have to see how that works out. ... Read more
Sunday, September 20, 2015      1 comments

In order to make my year end weight loss goal I need to lose nearly three pounds a week. I'm certainly not ready to throw in the towel but that is a tall order. I will come close but up to now I have averaged a little more than 1 1/2 pounds a w... Read more
Saturday, September 19, 2015      2 comments

I've worked hard over the last ten months (since 12/18/14) to get healthy and lose weight. I have had a few hiccups and detours along the way but overall I'm proud of my accomplishments. I've taken my life back in a big way and I feel really goo... Read more
Monday, September 07, 2015      3 comments

I have had a great week celebrating my birthday with various friends and family members. Now I'm done! I'm back to eating healthy and cooking instead of eating out. I spent a lot of time with my Mom this week and that is kind of a tough one... Read more
Life is funny
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      2 comments

Our bodies are so fascinating/frustrating. Since late February I've been working out in the pool most days twice a day sometimes up to three hours. I have been eating within my range most days too although I had fallen back into the habit of eat... Read more
Took a week off
Sunday, August 02, 2015      2 comments

I took a week off from exercise but not intentionally. It has just been crazy busy and working in a pool visit just wasn't in the cards. Two days of more than ten hours in the car picking up and dropping off my nephew, family reunion, spa day wi... Read more
Saturday, July 25, 2015      1 comments

The Universe in her infinite wisdom has chosen to throw me a lifeline. I am back to 50 pounds lost as of today. I really need this motivation. ... Read more
Rough couple of weeks
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      3 comments

It has been a rough couple of weeks physically and emotionally. I'm not as into my work out plan as I was either which is scaring me a lot. I've tried but I can't really nailed down why. I've been eating OK not great and there have been a coup... Read more
Beautiful Day
Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

The very best news is that my turned ankle seemed okay this morning. No pain when I walk and no swelling. I think the ice and rest did the trick. Heading to moms for the day.... Read more
Today's workout
Friday, June 26, 2015      3 comments

This morning I skipped my Aqua Zumba class because it was storming so I figured it would be canceled or interrupted. I planned to have a rest day today b... Read more
Weekly weigh in
Friday, June 26, 2015      0 comments

Good week this week. I lost four pounds so that's a total loss of forty two pounds. I'm still feeling the sting from my weight gain plus changing scales. I changed my photo from the fifty pounds lost because I don't know if that was accurate. I... Read more

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