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Another Blizzard
Saturday, March 09, 2013      7 comments

A blizzard was supposed to have started in the middle of the night, but was delayed. So, when I got up this morning, I wasn't sure whether or not I would go to my group training session. I walked on the treadmill for almost an hour, then got r... Read more
Roller/Sewing/Dinner/Go Clovers
Friday, March 08, 2013      7 comments

I worked again with the foam roller today. It still hurts, but at least I wasn't in tears. I know it is helping, though it will take time. I did some reading online today about foam rollers - one trainer has his clients work on the rollers be... Read more
Foam Roller=OUCH
Thursday, March 07, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday my trainer said to start working with a foam roller to work out the kinks in my muscles. Well today, I finally took off the plastic on the one I got for Christmas. OUCH!! I started rolling on it and boy did it hurt! I worked on it f... Read more
5% Challenge - 5) What can you improve upon?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      8 comments

I have been very deliberating when I feel like eating something that is not on my nutrition plan. So, to answer ?#5, things have been going well now. I am just going to work on staying focused. Tonight I had a lower body workout with my t... Read more
4) How are you doing day by day?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      10 comments

4) How are you doing day by day? Each day I have been trying something different to keep me from snacking mindlessly. Today, I had an attack of the munchies mid-afternoon. Instead of eating, I drank a 16 oz of water, then headed upstairs to s... Read more
3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?
Monday, March 04, 2013      8 comments

For the 5% challenge we are to blog each day and answer a question on how we are doing in forming a new habit. Today's question -- 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? -- I think about this challenge and my goals. I ... Read more
2) How will you do that?
Sunday, March 03, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday, I talked about consistency. That went out the window today, but will be back tomorrow. I didn't follow my nutrition plan because of different circumstances. This morning, we had church at our house and I fixed breakfast. I basical... Read more
Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

This morning was my group session at the gym. We always have a weigh-in. This is the sixth week I have had a loss. My trainer congratulated me about being consistent. Even though I don't have the highest percentage of weight loss in the group... Read more
New Daily Goals
Friday, March 01, 2013      13 comments

Today I evaluated this past month and thought on goals for March. I did well in accomplishing my daily goals in February. So I am upping both exercise and freggies. I am also adding another goal. One of my weaknesses as I said in my last... Read more
Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

Last night I had a good workout with my trainer. We worked on arms, back, and abs. He was very pleased on how well I did. He normally does only 5-6 exercises per set, but he gave me 9 and upped some weights. I am still struggling a lit... Read more
Snowing Again
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      4 comments

It is snowing again, therefore my Women's Bible Study was cancelled tonight. I had made zucchini oatmeal brownies. I cut the sugar from 1 1/4 C to 1/2 C. It still tasted good. I woke up late this morning, but I still got 50 min in on t... Read more
Mini-Vacation - Sort of
Monday, February 25, 2013      4 comments

This last week I sort of took a mini-vacation. I was home, still did have my daycare kids. So let me explain -- I love to read and I usually only read while I walk on the treadmill. Well, last week I started a new 5 book series (Abram's Daugh... Read more
Sunday = Relaxing
Sunday, February 17, 2013      3 comments

Sunday is a great rest day. After church and lunch, we went to the outlet mall and walked around for 30 minutes. I was trying to find a cute brown shirt to go with the jumper I made for my granddaughter. Nothing! So, I guess I will have to m... Read more
Nice Saturday
Saturday, February 16, 2013      6 comments

It was a nice Saturday -- nothing on the schedule except my group workout session. We worked on the upper body and abs. My arms were rubbery (and still a little bit that way) when we were finished. My PT upped the weights on a couple of exerc... Read more
Empty Nester Advantage
Friday, February 15, 2013      8 comments

My youngest daughter (who still lives at home) left yesterday and will be gone for the next two months. She is on tour with Mike Mains and the Branches. She is their merch girl. Therefore, we are empty nesters for the next couple of months. ... Read more

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