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Sparkcoach
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      3 comments

Joined sparkcoach yesterday and so far I feel really connected. I am writing down daily goals and so far I'm achieving them. I hope I continue to follow this through.... Read more
A Great Weekend
Sunday, August 05, 2012      2 comments

It was a wonderful weekend. Went to a theme park with mychildren and their family. It was a hot day but a really nice time. Went back to the hotel and went swimming. Got to visit my Aunt at the hospital. She has pneumonia, but is doing better. D... Read more
5K completed!
Friday, August 03, 2012      1 comments

I did my 5k today and I have never been so proud of myself. This is an accomplishment that I thought I would never achieve, and I did it. I always enjoyed walking and I never thought I would get past a 15 min walk. My biggest challenge used to b... Read more
5K tomorrow
Thursday, August 02, 2012      1 comments

Tomorrow I will be doing my 5k walk. This has been a wonderful journey for me. I used to walk all the time, and 3 times a week 5 miles. After my back injury, walking was a real strain on me. I would have increased pain if I did too much walking.... Read more
Week 5 begins Tomorrow
Sunday, July 29, 2012      0 comments

Week 5 of my 5K challenge begins tomorrow. I plan to walk Mon. and Wed. and on Friday do the 5k walk. This has been a good challenge for me. Ineed to space my days because of back and knee injuries. I am doing it thiugh and I feel great.... Read more
A Great Weekend
Monday, July 23, 2012      0 comments

It was such a wonderful weekend. The family reunion was a big success. At least 50 people were here. Everyone enjoyed swimmin, games, good food and the great company. Even though I was very busy I enjoyed the day. On Sunday we had a brunch. We h... Read more
A Very Busy Day
Friday, July 20, 2012      3 comments

I did my 2.5 mile walk today. It was such a nice day, I enjoyed every minute of it. Before my walk I had made 2 batches of cupcakes. This was done this morning. You see tomorrow I am hosting our family reunion. Not only have I cleaned my house I... Read more
A Good Day
Friday, July 13, 2012      1 comments

I got to go and visit my new neice today. She was born o June 16th and she weighed only 1.13 lbs. As of today she is at 2 lbs. and growing. She is off the oxygen and is breathing well on her own. She is so precious and beautiful. I brought my si... Read more
A New Scale
Monday, July 09, 2012      1 comments

I bought a new scale and the difference in the weight is 10 lbs. I'm ok with this I still have lost about 40 lbs. I really did'nt trust that other scale anyway. It never seemed to be right. I do know that this one is accurate.... Read more
I Just am Overwhelmed
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

I am getting overwhelmed with everything lately. Because of this all I want to do is eat. It doesn't matter what goes in my mouth , I just keep shoveling it in. I feel I don't have a life anymore. I am being told what I need to do and how to do ... Read more
Keeping track of my steps.
Monday, June 25, 2012      0 comments

I have had a pedometer for some time now. I average about 7000 steps a day. However for the past 4 days I have done between 10000 and 13500 steps a day. I can't believe it. I do know at the end of the day I am exhausted. With aback injury and kn... Read more
A New Workout Video
Thursday, June 07, 2012      1 comments

I purchased the workout video, put out by Kathy Smith,Total Body Turnaround. I did a 20 minute workout. It is both cardio and strength. I certainly worked up a sweat with this one. I felt like I had exercised for an hour. This workout was very i... Read more
A wonderful Day
Sunday, June 03, 2012      1 comments

My husband and I left to go visit relatives at 6:45 Sat morning. Weather at first great later rain.Still ok. Arrived at our destination 4 hrs later. Spent the rest of the day relaxing. In between the rain my sister in law and I did a 30 min walk... Read more
Physical therapy How do we track this.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      1 comments

I'm not sure how to track my physical therapy. I'm usually there for approximately 45 minutes. Each session I do 10=12 minutes of cardio. I can track that, it is the strengthening that I have difficulty with. I know I'm using my core muscles pl... Read more
The New Challenge
Friday, May 11, 2012      0 comments

I am enjoying the new challenge that began April29th. This challenge has helped motivate me so much. I look forward to the daily exercise videos. I also have increased my activity by 25% daily. I used to do 20-30 minutes of exercise about 5 time... Read more

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