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My New Habit!
Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

My new habit is to try to make everyday positive. My life at times seem to be people around me with negative feelings.They don't always meen to be negative but they come across that way. My mom is 86 years old and she always looks at things as n... Read more
An Ultimate Workout!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      5 comments

I bought Leslie Sansone's Ultimate walking workout video. It is a 5 day workout plan. Day 1 I did the 3 mile walk, plus warmups and cooldown. I didn't do the abs workout at the end because I didn't realize there was one. So day 2 I did the abs w... Read more
Getting back on track.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      3 comments

The past couple of days I have been out of control. I want to put everything I see into my mouth. Every so often I go through this. Yesterday was the worst. I ate 2 donuts, chips, some candy plus my fruits, veggies, protein and other carbs. Toda... Read more
Exercise
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      5 comments

I have been doing the January challenge. I have done the exercise video recommended on a daily basis. They give you a good workout. Plus I have been doing 20-30 min of cardio daily. I am really proud of my accomplishments. When I first started s... Read more
My workout excuses!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      11 comments

I can come up with so many excuses not to exercise scares me. !. I don't feel good. 2. I'm too busy. 3. I'm tired. 4. I need to go shopping. 5. My tv show is on. 6. I don't feel like it. 7. I don't have enough time. These used to be my excuses. ... Read more
Feeling a Little Better
Sunday, January 20, 2013      1 comments

I still have quite a cold, however I was able to upmy exercise today. I did 54 min of exercise. I did it in 3 intervals but I accomplished it. It made me feel good about myself again. I hope you fellow Sparks don't get this cold, it is lasting a... Read more
Feeling a Little Better!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      5 comments

Today I am feeling a little better. Still have a cold. Not blowing and coughing as much. I have been eating better too. Did 48 min of exercise at different intervals today. Made healthy food choices. Hopefully tomorrow I feel even better.... Read more
Feeling Blah!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was not a good day for me. I had a flu bug. So needless to say I didn't even log into Sparkpeople. My day was spent in the bathroom or bed. Today I have such a head cold, all I can do is to keep a box of tissues at my side. I am doing... Read more
Getting Healthy.
Saturday, January 12, 2013      1 comments

I can notice that I am getting healthier by the way I feel. I can't believe the amount of energy that I now have. My clothes fit much better, in some I have had to go down by a size or two. I make sure exercise is added in daily, anywhere from 1... Read more
Changing My Workouts?
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

Well today I am going to try changing my workouts. The first thing I am going to try are resistance bands. I have tried them before, but I wasn't real comfortable with them. I am going to use 1 of Coach Nicole's videos and see how it works. The ... Read more
A New Plan for "2013"
Monday, December 31, 2012      2 comments

I have decided I am making a new plan for 2013. I will still keep track of my food and exercise. I intend to increase my exercise by 10 min 5 times per week. I am also going to make a weekly menu. This will be the hardest one for me. I am going... Read more
Getting back on track.
Thursday, December 27, 2012      1 comments

Christmas is over and it is time to get back on track. Kind of slacked off a little over the past few days. I have had a few cookies and some other goodies. Now it is time to get focused on what I need to do. Today I upped my exercise again. I d... Read more
Staying motivated.
Saturday, December 22, 2012      3 comments

I really try to stay motivated. When it comes to exercise I do at least 10 min daily. I aim for 30, but there are days that I physically can't do it. You see I have knee problems AND THERE ARE DAYS THAT ARE WORSE. tODAY IS 1 OF THEM, HOWEVER, i ... Read more
The Fitbit!
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      4 comments

This is an amazing tool. I think after a few days I have figured out how to sync it with Sparkpeople. it was the exercise part that is giving me problems, finally today after competing 3 videos and adding them to my workout, by simply clicking t... Read more
A Healthier Me!
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      1 comments

It blows me away when I stop and think of the positive things I can now do. I exercise consistantly for at least 30 min. 5 days a week, plus I do at least 15 on the other 2 days. I have more energy. I make sure to eat 3 meals a day plus snacks. ... Read more

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