BETRME100's Blogs

Thursday, May 28, 2009      12 comments

I opened an account on Facebook while I was on vacation last week...holy cow...I can't believe how many people (from my hometown) have contacted me. I really just wanted to have another way to keep in touch with my family because everyone's sp... Read more
Saturday, May 23, 2009      5 comments

Another pleasant day...warm and breezy, but not too hot. I planted a few more flowers today...Now I've got to make another trip out to WalMart to get more potting soil...I just love going to WalMart (she says sarcastically). Went for an ea... Read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      6 comments

When I got home this evening, I decided to finally assemble this Adirondack chair from a kit. I want to put it out back to enjoy the mornings and evenings surrounded by my flowers and vegetable plants. So I lug the big box downstairs, get the ... Read more
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      9 comments

Today's my 9 month Sparkiversary!! Woohoo!! I'm amazed at how my life has changed in that period of time...exercse is a regular part of my life now...I've probably been more consistent with exercise than anything else in my life. My eating is... Read more
Goals and achievements
Sunday, May 10, 2009      5 comments

I am so excited to be feeling the way I'm feeling...I'm really totally motivated with all aspects of my life...the exercise is going great, but that's been the case for quite some time. I do notice that I'm having to up the intensity of my work... Read more
Bootcamp goals
Sunday, May 03, 2009      6 comments

I'm starting the new sweatsuit to swimsuit bootcamp at 185 pounds. My goals are to do the workouts every day, do the other activities listed every day, do my personal no sweets at work May challenge and get below 180 pounds! I've stared th... Read more
Crafts at work
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      4 comments

I'm at work today, I have all kinds of things I need to get done...personel files to review, a ton of paperwork to go through, forms to fill out...and I find myself making craft projects! What?! We have a big Mother's Day nine-day event starti... Read more
Saturday, April 25, 2009      5 comments

Wow...just a few days ago it was it's 85 degrees. It's been a gorgeous day, breezy and sunny. I got a little gardening done, was able to cut some lettuce and pull some radishes for my salad at lunch, put a couple of my overwintere... Read more
Sweatsuit to swimsuit bootcamp!!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      10 comments

I'm so excited to join the latest bootcamp by Coach Nicole...I did the bootcamp in January (did not miss one day of it) and it really motivated me to increase my fitness level. Got to try new activities (kickboxing...never did it before...reall... Read more
Saturday, April 18, 2009      8 comments

I'm starting to hear compliments from people about how much weight I've lost. At work today, a regular customer was talking to me and made the comment that I was getting I know I'm a long way from skinny, but I also know I look a l... Read more
Back on track
Friday, April 10, 2009      12 comments

I've finally recaptured the eating healthy as a natural part of my life...finally!! I've been planning my meals and snacks ahead of time, avoiding the snacks that my co-workers bring in, and have begun to not have to fight it so much. I was r... Read more
Have to go back to work tomorrow...
Thursday, April 02, 2009      7 comments

My vacation is ending...I have to go back to work tomorrow. As much as I enjoy time off, being able to sleep in a little, do some things I don't normally have time to much as I enjoy all of those things, it'll be good for me to get back... Read more
This is NOT a joke!
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      13 comments

My progress this year is not what I'd hoped for...found myself eating more than I should several times in the first three months of the year. My exercise has been the problem is with the food. I did lose four pounds in March, and I ... Read more
Another challenge
Monday, March 30, 2009      7 comments

Well, it's been a really long time (like...more than ten years) since I've done any running for fitness. But today...I was determined to get out and walk/ run (okay, what I was doing today can only loosely be termed running, but still...) for 3... Read more
Birthday challenge
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      13 comments

I turned 50 today!! For the past two weeks, I've listened to my friends who reached this milestone ahead of me, talk about how much older they feel, how they're tired all the time, how life is all downhill from here. Funny, I don't feel that w... Read more

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