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Friday, November 09, 2012      0 comments

So after almost 2 weeks of my intense training schedule, I hit a bit of a wall yesterday. First, my muscles are very sore and I've been noticing the last few days that exercise hurts more than normal. The day before yesterday I did some streng... Read more
Back and making a committment
Monday, November 05, 2012      2 comments

When I first tried Sparkpeople, it really went well. I lost over 40 pounds in about 7 months time and I was feeling great. However, I then started to have excruciating headaches. After months of tests and doctor's visits, it was discovered th... Read more
Progress in a few days time
Friday, January 21, 2011      0 comments

So a few days ago, I re-committed myself to changing three aspects of my journey which have been slipping as of late: Healthy eating, consistent exercise, and attitude. 2 days later, I'm pleased to announce that I have kept my word on these th... Read more
Back in the saddle!
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      2 comments

Wow, long time no write! Today I'm writing as more of a self motivator and as a way to keep me accountable to my goals, which I've kind of set by the wayside as of late. I need to get myself back in the saddle and on course with my goals! ... Read more
Finally...Insanity Month 1 results
Thursday, June 24, 2010      3 comments

Here are my results for the first month in Insanity: Weight: loss of 6.5 pounds Waist: lost 2 inches Abductors: lost 1.5 inches Thighs: lost 2 inches Everything else has stayed the same. Well, that is except for my strength and ... Read more
6.4 pounds
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      2 comments

After nearly 8 months of SP and a new lifestyle, all that stands between me and my goal are 6.4 pounds. It seems so small and insignificant, but I know these 6.4 pounds will be the most difficult to lose out of the 45 pounds I have already lost... Read more
Insanity Recovery Week: half way through the madness:)
Friday, June 18, 2010      0 comments

Well, I made it to week 5 in one piece. Not only that, but I made it a stronger, more fit person! I'm so totally psyched for the next fit test to see how I've changed over the last month. Unfortunately, I can't give measurements or numbers ri... Read more
Monday, June 14, 2010      6 comments

I'm sabotaging myself! I have lost about 5 pounds during these first 4 weeks of Insanity, but I keep sabotaging myself with what I'm eating and I feel like I'm getting nowhere. I want to lose about 8.5 more pounds and reach my goal but the wei... Read more
Beginning Week 4 of Insanity
Thursday, June 10, 2010      0 comments

Here's what I've noticed: First, the warm up now actually feels like just a warm up and not a workout! I can get through the whole warm up without stopping and I can push harder. This to me is proof that my strength and endurance have increa... Read more
Insanity Fit Test 2 Results
Friday, June 04, 2010      2 comments

Day1/ Day15 Switch kicks: 70/90 Power Jacks: 50/58 Power Knees: 70/93 Power Jumps: 22/32 Globe Jumps: 7/10 Suicide Jumps: 11/14 Push-up Jacks: 15/20 Low Plank Oblique: 31/47 As you can see, I really improved my number... Read more
Insanity week 1 review
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      1 comments

Technically, I still have today's workout to finish, but here are my impressions thus far: I have a total love/hate relationship with Insanity. I look forward to it everyday, but hate that I basically die everytime I do it :) But then I love ... Read more
Friday, May 21, 2010      1 comments

So I made the decision to do Shaun T's Insanity workout. I'm totally nervous but also very excited because I know I will be pushing myself harder than I ever had and I will really see what I am made of. They aren't lying about working out in a... Read more
40 pounds DONE!
Friday, May 14, 2010      5 comments

Wow, it seems like just yesterday I started on this journey. Actually, it was November and I was depressed and discouraged because I was looking at pictures of myself and thinking, How did I get this big? I searched frantically for somethi... Read more
CLX final results
Monday, May 10, 2010      8 comments

The final results are in! Category: Day 1/ Day 90 Weight: 160.4/149.6 = -10.8 lbs. Waist: 37 / 33 = -4 inches Hips: 41 / 38 = -3 inches Abductors: 40 / 38 = -2 inches Chest: 38 / 36 = -2 inches Righ... Read more
May goals
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

***Hit 143 by month's end ***Plant raspberry bushes ***Lose another .5 inch from each of my arms ***Start writing again ***Do 4 regular tricep pushups... Read more

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