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Went kayaking, but not swimming this time!
Monday, July 20, 2009      2 comments

So... In accordance with taking care of myself and my family, yesterday I went kayaking with hubby and kids. BUT I did not swim across the lake... In fact, I did not swim at all. I did my pilates and strength training before I left and then I ... Read more
Resting and Proud of it!!
Friday, July 17, 2009      2 comments

OK ... I've been sick... Really sick... had a cough that just would not quit and could barely talk... not good! I finally went to the doctor for meds. I still do not feel well. But HERE is what I am proud of: My life is changing. I still... Read more
Day off!! --Feels like forever!
Sunday, July 12, 2009      1 comments

Took the day off and sat around all day. Watched movies, read books, played stupid games... I'm feeling pretty frustrated at not being able to exercise. BUT... I keep coughing and coughing and coughing!! So... I really can't wait to get... Read more
Friday, July 10, 2009      3 comments

So... Remember the swim across the lake? Well... I got sooooo sick from the pollen on the lake! Oy!! I have been coughing so much that I actually had to take a day off work and stayed home.... I am proud of myself, though. I didn't ove... Read more
I Did it!! (With the help of my Body Guards!)
Monday, June 29, 2009      5 comments

So... Yesterday I took my kids kayaking at our favorite lake. It's an activity that usually doesn't involve much energy for me. I get to catch up on my reading, actually, while I sit on a rock and watch the kids swim and kayak in the lake. ... Read more
Fighting off being bummed
Saturday, June 27, 2009      4 comments

I had never realized how much control the # on the scale has over my moods! I get so discouraged sometimes! I've been working at this weight thing and still haven't broken 160!! I can't even believe I let myself get to my high weight and now ... Read more
Killer bike ride!!
Thursday, June 25, 2009      3 comments

So... yesterday I went on a KILLER 11 MILE BIKE RIDE with my 16 year old daughter! We live in the foothills of California, so it is all basically uphill all the way there AND back!! The bike ride took us 90 minutes. Riding was HARD, since I h... Read more
Happy Father's Day!!
Sunday, June 21, 2009      2 comments

So glad my husband and the father of my 4 wonderful children is alive!! Amazing ride for us this year! Wow! I WOULD NOT have written it this way! Praying for those of us who have lost our dads before today... I miss my dad. He wa... Read more
Saturday, June 20, 2009      4 comments

Feeling really unmotivated this week. I'm not certain if I'm fighting off something or not.... Two of my family members have been pretty sickly. (fever, sore throat, etc.) I seem to be too tired this week. Plus... my heart flipped out yeste... Read more
The Family is Joining me!!
Monday, June 15, 2009      1 comments

So... I was sad and bored yesterday... It was a typical day I would have stayed home and eaten my way through the emotions. --Making life miserable for myself and the rest of the household! And instead---I asked hubby if we could get in t... Read more
This week and the successes!!
Saturday, June 13, 2009      2 comments

Bob had his 6 month follow-up appointment at the cardiologist!! Yeah!! He has kept off the weight he took off right after the heart attack. All of his blood levels are Great! The doctor even told him he could drop his high blood pressure med... Read more
Lost Another Pound!!
Saturday, June 06, 2009      1 comments

Do you see why I don't like getting on the scales every week?! I lost 1 pound! --My mind is starting to think that that 1 pound is success! Woo-Hoo!! I would like to be mentally healthy enough at the end of this program that the # on the... Read more
Mind/Heart Weight
Friday, June 05, 2009      1 comments

The battle is definitely in the mind/heart, isn't it? Last night I knew I wanted to address some of our financial woes today. I also wanted to get up this morning and do my cardio the first thing. Instead, my mind went nuts with every little ... Read more
June's Goals
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      1 comments

My goals for June are as follows: 1. Weigh and measure bi-weekly 2. Cardio 4 times weekly 3. Strength training 4 times weekly 4. "Get it done" weekends every other week 5. "Have fun" weekends every other week I am excited ... Read more
Memorial Day Weekend
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      0 comments

I took the 3 younger kids and my hubby to Bodega Bay and Point Reyes for Memorial Day weekend!! Yeah!! We stayed in a nice hotel with a treadmill and a bike machine. I did not log my meals on a regular basis, but I did not overeat. I worked ... Read more

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