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Having a Hard Time
Friday, November 18, 2016      5 comments

I'm having such a difficult time this week. Well actually started last week. I'm trying to stay focused and lose this weight. But it seems I'm just not getting it done, making excuses for myself and not staying focused. I don't feel like exercis... Read more
Feeling Better
Sunday, October 02, 2016      5 comments

Started back into working Spark People 3 weeks back and I'm feeling better, making better choices and feeling less short of breath already. I am finding it still hard to get longer walks or workouts in especially working 12 hours and MN shift 3 ... Read more
Back with a vengeance
Monday, September 12, 2016      6 comments

I have gotten way off track. I've gained a lot of weight. I am so unhappy with this. I can't walk a straight distance without being short of breath. T... Read more
Heading in the right Direction
Monday, April 09, 2012      3 comments

I have let myself get off track with my weight loss plan and started gaining...I gained back 2 pounds and decided today was the day to put the breaks on the downhill slide. My daughter and I got out and played at the playground. My family ... Read more
Whoo hoo!!!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      5 comments

I managed to lose 2 pounds this week! Almost finished coughing and back to walking some! My husband and daughter and I have been fiddling around with a new outdoor activity...we have been Geocaching! It's GPS treasure hunting if you don't do ... Read more
Spring 5% challenge
Friday, March 16, 2012      7 comments

I participated in the Winter challenge this year and it was great for me!! I managed to lose 17 pounds and keep it off. It's still off despite being on Steroids and antibiotics for another bout with Bronchitis that I'm dealing with right now. ... Read more
Off track...getting back to business
Friday, March 09, 2012      3 comments

OK...so after the Winter challenge and losing 17 pounds...I sort of relaxed my weight loss journey. I haven't gained back the weight...but I haven't really lost anything significant in the past 6 weeks...That's letting myself down. I joined... Read more
I can't wait!!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      3 comments

I have been working another long jag with only Sunday off ( 3 shifts, Sunday off, 3 more shifts) except that I was sick on Monday with a little flu....I managed to survuve Fat Tuesday with only a quarter of a Paczki (strawberry...fruit, right?) ... Read more
Hello again!
Friday, February 10, 2012      4 comments

Wow am I tired of working. 3 on 1 off, 2 on 1 off 2 on 1 off...I can't wait for Saturday and Sunday!! I'm off!! for 2 whole days!! Church, sleep, exercise, family, knitting...I can't wait! Actually, my husband and I decided to join Plane... Read more
Gettin' my Groove back
Friday, February 03, 2012      4 comments

I'm realy tired of sitting around and feeling sorry for myself that I'm not getting the benefits of exercise while working all this weekend...Jim and I decided that we are going to spend the 10$ a month and hed to Planet Fitness around the corne... Read more
Struggling
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      7 comments

I've been finding myself really struggling this week. I am having trouble finding time in my schedule to exercise. I picked up a couple days of overtime at work in addition to my regular overtime...and I just want to sleep when I get home. I tol... Read more
Highs and lows
Monday, January 23, 2012      7 comments

OK...so this past Saturday I achieved one goal...I lost 5% in 7 weeks. I was on cloud nine for 2 days and woke up this morning just not wanting to do anything right. I had to argue with myself over exercising and I really wanted a piece of cake ... Read more
5% Goal met!
Saturday, January 21, 2012      13 comments

I joined the 5% Winter Challenge this year. The object is to help me lose 5% of my total body weight from the weigh in day. I needed to lose 13 pounds in 8 weeks. We have one more week of the challenge to go. It's been really good for keeping me... Read more
Need to get up and go!!
Friday, January 20, 2012      10 comments

I have an inner ear infection that is making my head ache...but that isn't enough to make me not get my exercise in...I'm going to turn on the Wii and dance with my daughter for a while as soon as I'm done writing this blog. I specifically got t... Read more
Still chugging along
Thursday, January 19, 2012      5 comments

Well...with 2 kids sick at home...it was bound to happen...I gave in and got sick. What's different this time is that I didn't give in to the little voice that said...Oh you have a sore throat and headache...stay in bed and forget getting exerci... Read more

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