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Thursday, April 24, 2014      1 comments

I got up this morning and exercised first thing. I met Jamoke on you tube and got some great inspiration. Went on to start walking away the pounds, but only made it halfway through. Can't believe how out of shape I've become! Some exercise i... Read more
spark coach assignment 4/4/14
Friday, April 04, 2014      3 comments

Today I am feeling that completion is better than perfection.... Read more
Sidetracked, but not derailed.
Sunday, September 15, 2013      4 comments

I am an emotional eater. Whenever things get out of control in my life, my eating usually follows suit. I know just what to eat to zone out, to relax, to not feel whatever is overwhelming me at the moment. Unfortunately, these foods do nothing t... Read more
My Hot Air Balloon Adventure!
Sunday, August 25, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I finally took action on my own dreams and goals. I have not ridden in a hot air balloon since I was a child. Yesterday there was a hot air balloon festival and I went!! I took my son and my nephew and we all had a blast. The boys neve... Read more
Defeat is not an option
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      4 comments

During my Spark Coach check in, I wrote, "Yesterday I triple passed my calorie range, my fat range, and my carbohydrate range. Also one of the rare times I tracked every single thing I ate for the whole day. Sad, but true. I have to do better. I... Read more
Tired/Bored, But NOT Giving Up On Me
Sunday, August 04, 2013      0 comments

For the last few days, I have been dogged by feelings of boredom and a distinct lack of desire to complete at least 10 minutes of exercise before getting washed and dressed for the day. It's only been a little over two weeks since I started this... Read more
TWO Weeks of Honoring My Commitment to Myself
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      4 comments

Finally, I showed up for myself day after day for two whole weeks!!! I even did 2 extra minutes of cardio this morning to celebrate. I think I am going to strive to keep that 2 minutes added on until I can increase it to 15 minutes. It seems so ... Read more
Day 12 of Am Exercise (No Blog on Day 11)
Monday, July 29, 2013      1 comments

I am still here, still on track. Sometimes I amaze myself. Twelve days of being consistent. I am making progress! I think back on all the time I wasted hoping I would somehow get in a workout after work and it so rarely happened. Although ... Read more
Day 10 of AM Exercise-Confronting My Saboteurs
Saturday, July 27, 2013      3 comments

Ten days in a row of making AM exercise my daily habit!!. Despite an injury, I am beginning to feel better about getting up in the morning. Today, Spark Coach asked me to identify people who are sabotaging my weight loss efforts and to prepare m... Read more
Day 9 of AM Exercise, Happy Friday!!
Friday, July 26, 2013      1 comments

I woke up to an aching ankle and did a Spark People chair exercise video instead of my usual upright cardio. If you think I got off easy, try it for yourself! Happy Friday!... Read more
Day 8 of AM Exercise!!
Thursday, July 25, 2013      1 comments

It's been a solid week, but I am starting to look forward to my few minutes with myself each morning. I am starting to repeat videos and follow along with fewer modifications on some areas. I can see some progress and it feels terrific!! ... Read more
First full week of AM Exercise!!!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      3 comments

I did it! One full week of getting up and exercising for10 minutes minimum before i leave the house for the day. I am starting to feel better in my body. I am so excited. I am going to do something different so that I can get a different result.... Read more
Day 6 of AM exercise was incredible!!
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      2 comments

I woke up late and just knew I would not get to exercise this morning. I was standing in front of the sink brushing my teeth and about to get in the shower. I knew that if I took my shower, there was no way I wa going to get sweaty again any tim... Read more
Day 5 of Am Exercise!!
Sunday, July 21, 2013      0 comments

I am so excited! Five days in a row of honoring my commitment to myself. Unprecedented. I have managed two or three days, but five, in a row?! I am so excited for what the future holds, but there I go again, jumpimg ahead when the plan is to tak... Read more
Day 4 of Am Exercise Almost Got Me!
Saturday, July 20, 2013      0 comments

I sleep in on weekends and wake up more than ready for brunch. Today was no exception. All the while I was eating, my lazy inner woman argued with my newfound morning exercise habit. "It's the weekend, You only work out Mondays through Fridays."... Read more

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