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I've been gone for way too long.
Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

I've got to do it right this time. I've been gone for way too long and the news is not good. I now have Type 2 Diabetes, taking Metformin. I got into a funk a few months back and i couldn't shake it off. Overeating, not exercising, and not t... Read more
Wednesday is Blogging Day for me. Just an update and some random musings.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      3 comments

I seem to blog most often on Wednesdays, that's when the thought occurs to me that i have something to share, i guess. So far this week, I've exercised M, T, W. On 2 of those days, I took a spinning class at 5:45 am. It's getting easier f... Read more
My First Non-Scale Victory
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      9 comments

First of all, I want to give a shout out to my SparkFriend " Jerz Gurl Nan" one of the most motivating people I've ever met whowith her recent blog inspired me to start looking at my non-scale victories. I have one to talk about today. I... Read more
Things go wrong sometimes but I did something right!
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      9 comments

A loud bang woke me up this morning, after getting my bearings, i realized that my A/C unit was the culprit. It was 6:00 am, a little earlier than i usually get up so I decided to go to the gym. Got dressed, had a banana and got there at 6:45... Read more
Starting over again with a few changes...
Saturday, June 02, 2012      12 comments

I'm starting over again but i have a new plan. I would like to lose 5lbs-8lbs for the month. 8 lbs would put me at 220 lbs. I would love to lose 9 lbs just to get me under 220 because then i would know that it can be done... 1) Exercise ... Read more
I love spinning
Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

I left work to get to "spinning class" on time. It's become such a production, you have to sign up 30 min ahead of class start time, the class starts at 5:30 but people started lining up today at 4:2opm, the instructor has become really popular... Read more
Good News!
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      7 comments

Happy to report that i got the results of my blood work yesterday and everything is perfectly normal and within range, no sluggish thyroid. There's absolutely nothing wrong with me. I can only attribute my weight gain to the building of ... Read more
Stuff happens
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      11 comments

These past few weeks havent been fun for me. Issues with blood pressure - high, then low. Been feeling sluggish, pushed myself to exercise a few days then all of last week - nothing. Not depressed in any way but just felt off-kilter. T... Read more
Week 5
Monday, April 16, 2012      3 comments

I've lost 4 lbs, it hasn't been easy but it's great for me. My plan is as follows: 1) Workout 5 days a week - 1 down, 4 to go. Went spinning this morning took a 5:45 am class, have no business still being up at this time. But what a grea... Read more
My plan for week (The Remix)
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      2 comments

Noting much to write about., No big deal, just wanted some extra Sparkpoints today but instead of the Elliptical machine, decided to go to Water Aerobics tonight. The usual instructor wasn't there - he's big on the aerobic workout, but the s... Read more
My Plan for the Week!
Monday, April 09, 2012      4 comments

I'm making some plans. I read one of my Sparkfriend's blog and she said that for the month of April, she'll be be doing 1 one of Jillian Michael's vidoes for a whole week. So, 1 video per week. I'm not that ambitious but I thought I'd... Read more
First day on Medication
Thursday, March 29, 2012      4 comments

Took 1 pill last night and 1 this morning as prescribed. Felt dizzy and weak, headed to the drugstore to check it, BP numbers are way too low. That tells me 2 things, low bp is just as bad as too high and i'm definitely not staying on these pil... Read more
Things Change!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      10 comments

I must confess, I've never pushed full force to lose weight. I knew it was serious but i drifted in and out, sometimes serious, sometimes not. Well, that's just not possible anymore. Today, I was put on blood pressure medication. I've be... Read more
My Plan for the Week
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

Here's my tentative plan for this week. 1) Spinning class - M, W, F, Sat 2) Water aerobics - thursday 2) Zumba - Thursday 3) Strength train - Tues, Thurs, Sat. This week I'm hoping to be able to reduce my carb intake in a majo... Read more
Every little bit counts...
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      8 comments

Haven't made it to the gym since Friday. We all know how easy it is to miss the workout. Had some emotional upheaval in my life on New Year's so was feeling a little down but I went back to work today and I'm much better. Didn't make it... Read more

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