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Thursday, February 04, 2010      8 comments

Big Bummer!! My pedometer stopped counting my steps. The battery is ok, because the clock is still working. It stuck at one number, so I reset it to 0, now it won't move off of 0. I am going to have to get a new one. It was a cheap one, now I... Read more
"Senior Moment"
Thursday, January 28, 2010      10 comments

I had a major "senior moment" this month and discovered it today. I have been working on 3 quilts made from my FIL's flannel shirts (1 ea for my DH, SIL & BIL). I was able to give my husband's pieced top to him at Christmas. I had completed pi... Read more
Pumped Up!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      10 comments

I lost 2 lbs this week. I am so excited. That makes 4 lbs lost since the beginning of January. I am going to try to lose one more by Sunday, because my goal is to lose 5 lbs this month. I am going to have to be careful because my dh's... Read more
Heart Rate Monitor Watch
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

I got my new heart rate monitor watch a couple of weeks ago. Tried to figure it out then, got a little frustrated and put it aside and forgot about it believe it or not. Well, today I got it out sat down and actually understood what to do. ... Read more
Praising God
Friday, January 22, 2010      9 comments

Today I am praising God for his goodness and sovereignty. A year ago today, my husband was admitted into the hospital with a flesh eating bacteria that nearly took his life. Just before he was wheeled into surgery I got a call that my daug... Read more
Bootcamp Blog Challenge
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      8 comments

I know I haven't written a blog lately, but I have been thinking about it. However, I have been doing all the exercise and challenges I am part of on SP so I haven't written anything - (it is also hard for me to put my thoughts down in written... Read more
Quiet Day
Sunday, January 10, 2010      6 comments

Today I did the bootcamp jump video. That still leaves me breathless - I can't quite do the fast jumping yet. But that is the only exercise for the day. The rest of the day is my rest day. I have been working on putting together a pant... Read more
Bootcamp Day 3 & 4
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      7 comments

This is stretching me. I have never really worked with a stability ball, so it is kinda fun and different. I know I am getting a workout because I can feel muscles I haven't really felt before (if that makes sense). I also like the fact that ... Read more
Bootcamp Day 2
Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

I did the video, but it was very hard to do the single leg on my right knee. It didn't like having all the weight on it. It is very sore now. I iced it while I took a" nap" -- I am very tired today. I am planning on doing my 30 min cardi... Read more
2010 Goals
Sunday, January 03, 2010      8 comments

I'm finally sitting down to post my 2010 goals. Physical: 1) Main objective to get to "Oneville" and be under 200 lbs. 2) Lose 60 lbs (5 lbs a month) 3) Exercise daily for at least 20 min. --Oxycise 5x's a week -- Cardio 5x... Read more
Buddy Inspiration!
Friday, December 18, 2009      6 comments

"Use others for inspiration - compete only with yourself" (quote from George Foreman's Express Walk DVD). Thank you Spark Buddies for being an inspiration!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read more
The Biggest Loser
Thursday, December 10, 2009      5 comments

I am a fan of The Biggest Loser. It has motivated many times, but at times I have gotten discouraged because I can't lose like the contestants do. I just read this article https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/
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Motivated by Daycare Kids
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      7 comments

It was classic this morning. While I was cleaning the table after snack time, two of my daycare girls came up to me and asked, "Is it time for Oxycise and marching?" They were excited to exercise. So, I put the DVD's in and we exercised toge... Read more
After Thanksgiving/December Goals
Monday, November 30, 2009      4 comments

Well, I am back on track after Thanksgiving week. This last week I had 3 Thanksgiving dinners -- Sat before for church, Thanksgiving Day with my sister and dad, then Sun after with my children and their families. I am done cooking and frozen m... Read more
Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

I was pleasantly surprised this morning when I weighed in. I was down one pound and I thought I was going to gain or stay the same. ( I weigh myself first thing every morning). Yesterday, I didn't think I had done well with my calorie cou... Read more

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