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Do the Math...Please
Monday, June 01, 2009      5 comments

About a month or so ago I was going to do this blog then my computer had problems. Now I'm making myself do it. So here goes. One of the teams I was on had a challenge to quit using caffeine. Well, the only caffeine I got on a regular bas... Read more
Trickle Down Affect
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

Well, your are going to be reading a lot of blogs on Boot Camp since it was our bonus challenge. This is my second attempt to get this done since my computer decided to send my first one into cyber space. I hate when that happens. And, it was... Read more
Action Steps
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      2 comments

Well, I looked on my start page today and there it was at the bottom of the page....2 more action steps for me to work on in Stage 3 of the Plan. Well, the second one was easy. All I had to do was pick another fast break to work on. The f... Read more
Find the right fit...
Monday, March 02, 2009      8 comments

When I joined this community at the end of last year, I was really caught up in the moment, I guess. When I was learning to navigate the site, I was told to join a group and was given a monumental number to choose from. Well, every team I look... Read more
Chain reaction...
Monday, February 23, 2009      1 comments

I have a great niece and nephew that stay with me quite a bit. Their ages are 4 and 6. When they come to my house they always have to have a snack. Well, duh! Well, their snack of choice prior to my joining sparks was junk food because t... Read more
I Broke Monday's Record
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      2 comments

Cardio Workout on the Gazelle. 1st mile - 17 min. 2nd mile- 33 min. 3.5 miles - 60 min. Total Calories burned - 426 Pretty good for an old, fat lady on a walker - rofl! Now I'm up doing a happy dance. Be very glad I d... Read more
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      6 comments

I fell into the trap. As I began getting acclimated to this site and brave enough to start reading and posting messages, I noticed a pattern developing. Many of the posts, including mine, had excuses as to why weight wasn't lost or gaine... Read more
OMG!!! I did really, really good.
Monday, February 16, 2009      3 comments

Today I did my hour of cardio on my Gazelle while listen to the CD of Cher's Farewell tour. I did my first mile under 20 minutes, did 3.03 miles in the hour and burned 403 calories. Many of you might being reading this and thinking, "what'... Read more
Having the jerks...
Thursday, January 29, 2009      1 comments

I've been jerking quite a bit the last couple of days so it's difficult to type. Will try to catch up when they ease up/... Read more
Can't move my arms...
Monday, January 26, 2009      0 comments

Found out Saturday nite - late - that the challenges for BLC change every week. If you're participating, you know this week was wall push-ups and squats. And, if you've been reading my blog or been on the message board, you know I completely r... Read more
The scale moved - rofl
Sunday, January 25, 2009      1 comments

After a grueling week of revamping my strength from 30 minutes to 90, I finally lost ONE, yes, I typed in the correct number, pound. I worked very hard for that pound. I will hold my head high and pay a tribute to that one, precious, little, 3... Read more
...Weigh in Tomorrow
Friday, January 23, 2009      2 comments

Well tomorrow is the day. Yesterday I did something I don't usually do. I stepped on the scale before the scheduled day. Still had not lost a pound, but %body fat is still going down. That's all I have to say tonight. Until tomorrow.... Read more
Work Out Program Change
Thursday, January 22, 2009      2 comments

I'm getting concerned regarding my weight loss, or lack thereof. Since I'm working the program correctly, I feel that the problem may lie in the area of strength training. From the beginning, I had Sparks design my 30 min. strength plan w... Read more
Biggest Loser Club Challenge
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

I didn't think I made it on one of our group teams, but I found out yesterday that I did. I'm on the Black Team. This so fits in with my competitive nature. My 6 year old great nephew (who I keep after school) has decided to be my... Read more
Thank you Tony Little and Cher...
Monday, January 19, 2009      0 comments

Today, one of my team leaders gave us a daily challenge - burn 400 calories today. My plan is set up for me to lose my 80 in 11 months. Therefore, my cardio burn for the day is only 233 calories. I usually exceed this, but never 400 in one da... Read more

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