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Determination
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      7 comments

This week's word for week 2 Made to Crave is Determination. Just few notes I took as I watched the video.... "Fixing our want-to provides the foundation that enables us to make lasting changes." KEY QUESTION: "What temporary pleasure... Read more
One Good Choice
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      7 comments

A quote from today's reading of Made to Crave Devotional... "We are only one good choice away from being back on the path of perseverance." This really hit home today. I had a good Easter, but really didn't stick to my eating plan and o... Read more
Consider It
Friday, March 29, 2013      11 comments

Today's devotional from Made to Crave talked about James 1:2 "Consider it pure joy..whenever you face trials of many kinds." "On your healthy eating journey there will be times when you face trials. You may not have considered them trials in ... Read more
Obedience
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      7 comments

This morning I had an hour long emotional call with my sister. Then afterwards, when I was on Facebook I watched a home video of a friend's family singing at the bedside of their elderly aunt. I really wanted to eat, eat , eat. But I stopped ... Read more
Memory
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      6 comments

Today is the 5th Anniversary of my mom's death. It is hard to believe it has been five years. I talked with my sisters and dad today and reminisced. My mom was a godly woman and a wonderful example of the Proverbs 31 woman. I know someday we... Read more
Tired from Weekend
Monday, March 25, 2013      13 comments

Saturday, I was going to go to the Transformation Challenge Award Ceremony at the gym, but didn't go. We had a snowstorm blow in and our cul-de-sac hadn't been plowed out yet when it was time to go. My trainer sent me my before and after pictu... Read more
Frustrating Day
Thursday, March 21, 2013      14 comments

Frustrating day... First, my treadmill stopped suddenly @40 min. It hasn't done that in awhile. I was busy the rest of the day and gym wasn't on my schedule for the day. Therefore I didn't make my goal. This afternoon, my husband wa... Read more
Nutrition Plan
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      2 comments

I have had many people ask me about my trainer's nutrition plan. Here it is... Breakfast Protein - 1/2 serving Fruit - 1 serving Fats - 1/2 serving AM Snack Protein - 1/2 serving Whole Grains - 1/2 serving Fats... Read more
Trainer's Email
Monday, March 18, 2013      10 comments

Sunday I went out of town to a baby shower for my niece. I just ate off the vegetable tray. For supper, we went to Subway before we headed home (which was a 1 1/2 hour trip). Today, I received this encouraging email from my trainer: "Yo... Read more
Baby Quilt
Saturday, March 16, 2013      13 comments

This morning was the final weigh-in for the Transformation Challenge at the gym. Next week the winner will be announced. I am pretty sure I didn't win, I have been in the middle of the pack throughout the contest. However, my trainer said he ... Read more
Staying Focused
Friday, March 15, 2013      3 comments

I had a good day. I walked on the treadmill this morning, and then went to the gym tonight for a strength/cardio workout. I stayed on track with my nutrition plan. I finished quilting the baby quilt, made the binding, and now I am going... Read more
Caved In
Thursday, March 14, 2013      16 comments

Well, I got up late again and only was able to do 30 min instead of my usual 50 min on the treadmill. So, I ended up doing different types of exercise throughout the day. Mid-morning I did a SP low impact cardio, early afternoon, a foam roller... Read more
Spit It Out
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      15 comments

It was very hard getting up this morning, so I only got 40 min on the treadmill and didn't have time to stretch immediately after. So, I did a stretching routine mid-morning. Tonight I had a session with my trainer. I had made an apple du... Read more
Rolling/Quilting
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      8 comments

Rolling on the foam roller has really helped. It is amazing how much it has helped! My right leg is still very tender, but is better than it was last week. The last couple of days I have concentrated on making a baby quilt for my niece.... Read more
Stretching
Sunday, March 10, 2013      7 comments

The foam roller is helping. I am doing it now for 10 minutes before I exercise. Then after I walk on the treadmill I stretched for another 10 minutes. The 5% challenge LTGL is all about stretching this week -- came at a great time as I realiz... Read more

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