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Variety Is Helping My Workouts
Saturday, September 29, 2012      4 comments

I have had to stay out of the water, due to a skin condition, this week and maybe next week. Until it clears up, I have been forced to get creative and add some variety to my workouts. This is actually a very good thing. I have read several S... Read more
Changing My Perception Of Food
Friday, September 28, 2012      6 comments

When I joined Spark People four years ago I didn't have terrible eating habits, I just needed to reduce my portion sizes and reduce my sugar intake. I made some changes to my diet but still had sugar cravings. I added lots of exercise too. My ... Read more
I Lost 3.6 Pounds This Week - Finally!!!
Thursday, September 27, 2012      5 comments

I am doing a happy dance!!! I weighed in yesterday and I lost 3.6 pounds. Finally!!! I was so frustrated being on a plateau for months on end. I've changed my eating plan and am actually eating more, reducing added sugar intake and the resul... Read more
Day 4 Of My New Eating Plan
Monday, September 24, 2012      5 comments

Today is day four of my new eating plan. I am doing a great job, much to my own surprise. I tried adding 7 almonds yesterday to my daily food total and it put me exactly at my goal. Thanks Slenderella61 for suggesting it! Now I'm in th... Read more
Progress Through Variety
Saturday, September 22, 2012      3 comments

I was getting so frustrated by not making any progress that I decided I had to make additional changes. On Thursday, I joined a weight loss program to enlist some support. I signed up for a monthly pass, knowing that if I'm paying for a progra... Read more
This And That.....
Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

I was much more careful when exercising today. I didn't use weights for my first hour. I forced myself to skip most of the first water class. The second class is range of motion, stretching and strengthening. The final class was deep water a... Read more
Resting Out Of The Water Today
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

After overdoing it yesterday, I benched myself today. That meant no water aerobics for me today. Instead, I took a walk with hubby and the two dogs. It was very muggy today and we all overheated quickly. The air conditioning felt wonderful w... Read more
I Overdid My Workout Today
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      5 comments

I overdid my workout today and am dragging. I know better and just got caught up in my water classes. I will be more careful tomorrow and really watch my fatigue level. No doubt I will be stiff and sore tomorrow. Time to go and rest!... Read more
Just Walking,Chores And Being Thankful Today!
Sunday, September 16, 2012      3 comments

Today is the day I rest and don't do water exercise. I plan to catch up on my chores and take an easy walk. Reigning myself in is difficult because exercise feels so great when I'm doing it. I have to remind myself that more isn't always bett... Read more
Saturday, September 15, 2012      4 comments

Today was a very busy day. I got up, made a healthy breakfast and got ready to go to my deep water aerobics class. I decided to go about an hour early and water jog before class started. Several other ladies in the class were of like mind, so... Read more
My New Swimsuit Is Great!
Friday, September 14, 2012      4 comments

I wore my new swimsuit to water aerobics both yesterday and today. It was great!!! The neckline is high so no more tugging at the top (or bottom) of my suit during workouts. I love the purple-pink color too. It looks cheerful and happy. It ... Read more
One Of My Polyester Swimsuits Has Arrived!
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      5 comments

Last week a polyester swimsuit that I ordered came and it was too big. Being too big is not a bad thing but I had to send it back. ... Read more
A Busy Day....
Saturday, September 08, 2012      2 comments

Today was a busy day for me. Hubby and I went out to breakfast and I left from there to do my deep water exercise class. After the class I drove home, finished the part of my breakfast that I didn't eat and logged onto the computer. An hour l... Read more
Training To Work At The Polls
Friday, September 07, 2012      3 comments

This morning I skipped my water classes to attend Voter Training (to work at the polls). I had hoped to be a volunteer in November during the election. I live several blocks from the Supervisor of Elections Office for my county so figured it w... Read more
Rewarding Myself With Exercise Apparel
Thursday, September 06, 2012      3 comments

I was reading an article the other day about people who lost 100+ pounds. One of the things several people rewarded themselves with was exercise apparel. This made me pause and think about rewards. As many of you know, I spend around two hour... Read more

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