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Down Day
Friday, June 07, 2013      1 comments

Today was a "rest" day for me. I was busy getting some things mailed out for my business, hopefully helping other folks onto the path the feeling better. So, I ended up getting only 5000 steps. I could have pushed it and got the steps in, but... Read more
C25K Week "0" Day 2!
Thursday, June 06, 2013      0 comments

I can truly say I am surprised. Tuesday, I went through the program twice, alternating fast walking with jogging (or shuffling, like a friend of mine said) during the segments I was supposed to jog. I figured more of the same today. Well, aft... Read more
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      2 comments

I am getting more consistent with the 10,000 steps. :) I'll admit, I was a little worried that I would be hurting after the C25K day yesterday, but I had very little pain. Even my feet, that normally would have me limping after the pounding d... Read more
Woo hoo! C25K Day 1 Revisited!
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      0 comments

So, back in January, when I first started trying to lose weight, I tried C25K for the first (and last) time. I just could not keep up with the jogging parts. I talked about it in this post. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Late Night Workouts
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      0 comments

I don't know why, but I just feel more energetic at night. I suppose I have always been a night person. For example, I didn't start walking until 10:30 last night, and I hit the 3 mile mark about a hour later. Of course, without a job right no... Read more
10,000 Steps
Sunday, June 02, 2013      4 comments

I admit it, I'm just not up to 10,000 steps a day EVERY day. However, mowing the yard this morning gets me very close, so I will be hitting it today. ... Read more
Long Time, No Post
Saturday, June 01, 2013      1 comments

So, the new job did not work out. During that time, I really didn't lose any weight. I've been moping around for a few weeks looking for another position. But, the good news is, my weight loss is back on! A couple of weeks ago, I passed Goal ... Read more
Almost to Second Goal!!!
Sunday, February 17, 2013      3 comments

I haven't been as active as I should be, either physically or on here. I started a new job almost 2 weeks ago, and while it is on my feet, and I have to do quite a bit of walking, if I start walking for fitness on the job, everyone around me wi... Read more
How to Walk 20k Steps in a Day
Sunday, February 03, 2013      6 comments

...Lock yourself out of the house. Yeah, I know, smooth move. And my boyfriend was out of town. Cell phone - inside. Water - inside. SOCKS AND SHOES - inside. At least I had a jacket on, but flip flops were NOT optimal (although they had t... Read more
C25K - Sorta
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments

I've wanted to try C25K for a while. After a few weeks of marching in place (a la Leslie Sansone videos), I figured I could throw in some running in place. I found the following podcast so I could play it on my computer while trying: http://w... Read more
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

I do not have a green thumb. But, we are trying gardening this year - meaning my boyfriend builds any beds, trellises, etc. while I dig in to bags and bags and bags of compost, peat moss, and vermiculite, mix them up, fill the planters, and pla... Read more
List of goals
Sunday, January 27, 2013      1 comments

Stage Weight Why? Delta % BMI
Goal Date Actual Date Start 231 1/12/2013 Goal 1 226 D 5 5 2.2% 2/16/2013 1/20/2013 Goal 2 221 D 10 10 4.3% 3/23/2013 Goal 3 219.45 5% 11.55 5.0%
4/2/2013 Goal 4 214.45 D 15 16.55 7.2% ... Read more