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MICHELEKNY
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Conquering excuses!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

I was so proud of myself this afternoon! I gave myself every opportunity to avoid going to the gym, but every time an "obstacle" appeared, I refused to make an excuse! When I left work this afternoon, it was POURING RAIN! Then, when I was i... Read more
Kick-a$$ women
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      3 comments

I'm trying to give myself extra motivation during my gym workouts by watching women who I think kick a$$! Lately, I've been re-watching Season 7 of The Biggest Loser, which featured my favorite contestant of all time, Tara Costa. Tara star... Read more
Mini-milestone goals
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      0 comments

I've been juicing at least one meal a day for the last three weeks, and I'm seeing quite a bit of success -- down about 13 pounds in the last month! My energy level is up, I've been working out more consistently, eating more whole foods, and doi... Read more
OK, break's over!
Thursday, November 08, 2012      2 comments

I've been letting myself slide for months with no accountability, few workouts, and extremely infrequent weigh-ins. In fact, I've been avoiding the scale. But it's time to get back to work! I made appointments next week with a new eye docto... Read more
Apparently chlorine is like catnip...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

I've started taking water aerobics classes at my local Y, and after the first class, I experienced an unusual phenomenon... When I got home, I plopped on the couch in front of my computer to update Spark with my fitness minutes. My cat, Mar... Read more
Preparing for weekend fun and trying new things
Friday, June 29, 2012      1 comments

I have a big weekend planned that I'm really looking forward to, but I'm not sure how many of my healthy habits I'll be able to maintain... I think I'm ready for today, at least. Tonight, I'm going out to dinner and to a concert with a frie... Read more
Keep it together -- A message to my future self
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      5 comments

Today, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, is the third day in a row that you have treated your body like the temple it is. You have worked out at least 30 minutes each day. You've eaten an abundance of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and le... Read more
100.2 pounds to lose
Monday, June 25, 2012      1 comments

I weighed in this morning for the start of the Simple Summer Healthy Living Challenge, and was dismayed to see that my weight had creeped back up to 250.2 pounds... I had celebrated when I passed that 250 milestone on the way down -- which happe... Read more
Larabar - Chocolate Coconut Chew
Monday, May 21, 2012      0 comments

NOTE: Ever since I discovered Apple Pie Larabars at my local grocery store, I've relied on them as my go-to health snack whenever I'm away from home. As much as I enjoy the Apple Pie flavor, I decided to see what else Larabar had to offer. I ord... Read more
Week 9 Mental Challenge
Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

Three things in my life that make me happy: - Marley - Mickey - quilting emoticon... Read more
Scale switcheroo
Monday, April 16, 2012      0 comments

It's confession time... I generally try to weigh myself every morning, not necessarily to track but as a mental kick in the pants to either stay or get on track. Those daily weigh-ins showed I was on track for a gain this week -- not surprising ... Read more
Larabar - Peanut Butter Cookie
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      1 comments

NOTE: Ever since I discovered Apple Pie Larabars at my local grocery store, I've relied on them as my go-to health snack whenever I'm away from home. As much as I enjoy the Apple Pie flavor, I decided to see what else Larabar had to offer. I ord... Read more
Be who you are
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      3 comments

This image was in my Facebook feed yesterday and I just had to share it... Too many times I've "adjusted" my personality to fit in better in a social situation. But I think... Read more
Larabar - Chocolate Chip Brownie
Monday, April 02, 2012      0 comments

NOTE: Ever since I discovered Apple Pie Larabars at my local grocery store, I've relied on them as my go-to health snack whenever I'm away from home. As much as I enjoy the Apple Pie flavor, I decided to see what else Larabar had to offer. I ord... Read more
Larabar - Peanut Butter & Jelly
Thursday, March 29, 2012      5 comments

NOTE: Ever since I discovered Apple Pie Larabars at my local grocery store, I've relied on them as my go-to health snack whenever I'm away from home. As much as I enjoy the Apple Pie flavor, I decided to see what else Larabar had to offer. I ord... Read more

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