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Vitality Challenge
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      3 comments

At our live meeting on Monday, someone mentioned Lauren's Vitality Challenge. Just the thing I have been looking for. I joined the same day. What a great challenge. My goals for the 15 days are: Fitness --> to make fitness a habit. I am ... Read more
Kettlebells
Thursday, August 18, 2011      7 comments

I've wanted to use kettlebells as part of my weight training but I could not find a class to get me started. This month my club, RiverBend Athletic Club in Wakefield RI offered a four week class for beginners. I signed up right away. The clas... Read more
First 10 Pounds Lost
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      13 comments

I finally did it. I lost the first 10 pounds. I am so happy!!! It took longer than I thought it would but I am very satisfied with the results. My clothes fit so much better and the spare tire I was carrying around my middle is more like a b... Read more
8/11/10 Results are Visible
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      8 comments

This week I lost 2 pounds bringing my total weight loss to 9 pounds. Weight loss is going slower than I want. My trainer says I need one solid month where I have complete control over what I eat. I continue to follow a clean eating diet as ... Read more
7/27/10 Back on Track
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

I've lost all of the weight I gained over vacation plus a little more. Personal training is going very well. We've add new exercises and increased the weight. I continue to take spin and yoga classes. One of the heated yoga classes was elimi... Read more
7/27/10 Back on Track
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      1 comments

I've lost all of the weight I gained over vacation plus a little more. Personal training is going very well. I'm able to do more and I definitely see my face and other body parts getting slimmer. I continue to do spin and yoga. I need to ad... Read more
7/27/10 Back on Track
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      1 comments

I've lost all of the weight I gained over vacation plus a little more. Personal training is going very well. I'm able to do more and I definitely see my face and other body parts getting slimmer. I continue to do spin and yoga. I need to ad... Read more
7/18/2010 - Off the rails for a bit.
Sunday, July 18, 2010      2 comments

The past two weeks have not been my best. I put on 2 pounds between vacation and a restriction on exercise. My exercise was restricted for a week on orders from my doctor to avoid strenuous exercise because of 3 biopsies. I stayed away from e... Read more
Starting over _ Week 4
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      3 comments

I lost another 2 pounds this week. Workouts are easier in that I am not sore afterwords. My muscles are tired but not sore. Workouts are still hard and I struggle to make the last 2 or 3 reps of the third set especially for shoulders. My clo... Read more
Starting over - Week 3
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

I met with my personal trainer last night. We are moving our session around as I would like to meet with her around 4:30 or 5 rather than 6:30. The late time just throws my whole schedule off. I lost 3 pounds and I feel great about the weight... Read more
Starting over - Week 2
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      5 comments

I met with my personal trainer last Wednesday and will meet with her again this Wednesday. We went over my food journal and she recommended that I follow the clean eating plan. She gave me an overview of the plan. I was able to find much more... Read more
First Week of Starting Again
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      4 comments

I've tracked my food every day and stayed within my calorie range of 1200-1500 every day including the weekends which is my greatest challenge. I've been faithful to the gym going every day. Tomorrow I have an appointment with a personal trai... Read more
Starting again !!!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      6 comments

So the first five months did not go as planned. So today June 1 is my new beginning. My goals are the same - to lose 50 pounds by years end - to count my calories and stay within a 1500 range. One difference is I am committing to exercise 7 d... Read more
New start
Monday, February 01, 2010      2 comments

Today is the first day of my fourth year as a Sparker. I am determined to make this year the year I reach my goal of losing 50 pounds by year end. I am doing a good job of losing a steady weight loss - going for one pound per week. My exerci... Read more
Starting Bootcamp
Sunday, January 03, 2010      2 comments

My weight is 175. Wow. This is the most I have weighed in my life. Off to a good start with the first day of BootCamp. Goal this week is to complete the first week of boot camp and to get to the gym for one hour of exercise five times this w... Read more

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