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Thursday, August 29, 2019      3 comments

I'm keeping my SMART Goals for this round very simple and basic: 1. Stay within my calorie range and watch the macros. I will accomplish this by weekly meal planning & tracking. 2. Control my weekend and late night eating to stay wit... Read more
This Week's Exercise Plan
Friday, June 28, 2019      1 comments

I've been focusing on exercise these past few weeks and have been consistently exercising 3-4 times per week. I'm slowly getting my motivation back. It's true, the more you do something, the easier it is to follow through with it. Here... Read more
What I'm Doing Right
Monday, February 11, 2019      2 comments

The past few weeks have been a struggle for me in regards to weight loss. I started off highly motivated, as I usually do, and quickly succumbed to excuses. Not all is lost though, as I have listened to my BLC Team and focused on making small c... Read more
Why Did I Start and Why I Won't Quit
Monday, February 04, 2019      3 comments

BLC39 Week 4: One of the assignments is to blog about why I started this journey and why I won't quit. To be honest, I kind of just want to quit and throw in the towel. It's been a tough few weeks and I have been stressed and unmotivated to t... Read more
NEW Goals
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      3 comments

I spent a few days really thinking about what I want to accomplish during this new BLC Winter Challenge Round. My mind keeps saying lose weight to feel better. Ever since I injured my back, the extra weight makes it worse. As I lose lbs, my b... Read more
Feeling Discouraged
Monday, February 19, 2018      6 comments

I've decided not to "sugar coat" my feelings today. Normally, I am a very upbeat and positive person but lately I have felt the complete opposite. Not sure what is going on with me but I am definitely in a funk and need to figure out how to ge... Read more
Staying Consistent
Monday, November 13, 2017      3 comments

Happy Monday! Last week I worked out before work on Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri. I took a rest day on Sat since we were taking my mom to spend the day with our oldest daughter at college. We had a fun day filled with lots of walking and I ha... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Focusing on the Positives
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      2 comments

So, I had my weekly weigh-in today. My weight stayed exactly the same and I was actually happy with the results! A few weeks ago, that would have not been the case. I would have been upset and frustrated that I did not lose when I had eaten w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A New Mindset
Monday, November 06, 2017      3 comments

A picture is definitely worth a thousand words. Had my picture taken last week with a couple of gals who work in my building and it spoke volumes to me. First of all, I was having a VERY bad hair day and could have been Medusa's sister. Secon... Read more
3 Goals for BLC27 - 12 Weeks
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      7 comments

Our leader challenged our team to blog about 3 goals we want to accomplish over the next 12 weeks. This time, my goals are primarily food focused. I'm diligent in working out but as the saying goes, "You can't out exercise a bad diet". ... Read more
First Obstacle 5K Run
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      4 comments

This past weekend my family and several friends completed our first 5K obstacle run. It was an absolute blast and definitely challenging. There were 8 of us on our team and we each paired up with a buddy. My daughter (14 ) and her best friend... Read more
What Is On My Mind Today?
Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

This morning my mind is on how to get everything done this week. This week is going to be very busy. We have family coming in town Tues and then another group coming in Friday night. My graduate class starts Thurs night and then I still have ... Read more
Adjusting My Plan to Reach My Goals
Monday, February 11, 2013      6 comments

This Weekend's Challenge asked us to review our plan for this week. Am I reaching high enough? Do I need to adjust my goals or set a new one? I feel like my goals are attainable and on track for BLC. I know what I want to achieve and I... Read more
Past Blog for BLC 21 Weekend Challenge
Friday, January 25, 2013      7 comments

Being 16 was a challenging time in my life. My family decided to move from a small town in East Texas to a much larger City in Indiana. I was worried and anxious but at the same time I was excited. After all, the City had a real mall, restaur... Read more
Jillian Michael's Body Revolution Day 1
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      2 comments

I have been a slacker over the holidays. I ate what I wanted and worked out only when I felt like it. I have to say, energy wise, I felt terrible! I loved eating all the sweets and enjoyed not stressing over when to exercise, BUT, by body fe... Read more

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