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Beginning the Fall Challenge
Saturday, September 26, 2015      7 comments

Whee! It's the beginning of the Fall Challenge - Day 1. I started this actually five weeks ago and I've gotten rid of another two pounds since last week. This has been unlike any other program I've ever used. My understanding of it is also in... Read more
Just a few more hours
Friday, September 25, 2015      1 comments

Fall Challenge begins at midnight tonight / tomorrow morning! It's exciting getting ready to push off. Some of the prep stuff was a bit discouaging, we are all here because we want to / need to get rid of the excess weight. Lots of us a... Read more
Effects of Aging
Thursday, September 24, 2015      3 comments

Turns out I am getting older! My body, particularly my cervical spine. But I started seeing a chiropractor who is going to try to help me get some mobility back. I am going to have to find what I can and cannot do anymore. I did get over 100... Read more
My Knees hurt!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      5 comments

Three more days to the start of the Fall Challenge and I've got knee, neck and back pains! Well I've gotten half an hour of workout exercise in despite my aches and pains. I had some x-rays of my neck - shows I'm getting older! Imagine that! ... Read more
Really tired tonight
Saturday, September 19, 2015      3 comments

Didn't sleep well last night, had to get the handi van in for oil change and tire rotation. Tried a nap but didn't really sleep just rested. Exercise minutes suffered some. Some days are like that I guess! Reviewed the new Fall Challenge... Read more
I'm in a much better mood - And it's Weigh-In Day
Friday, September 18, 2015      5 comments

On the Interim Challenge this was the 4th week weigh-in and I got rid of 7 pounds total. I'm stoked! So that's 2.5% in 4 weeks. Additionally my Hemoglobin A1C has come down to 7.1 since June, and I've gotten rid of 24 pounds since January! My... Read more
Just for fun go to a deposition
Thursday, September 17, 2015      6 comments

OK yesterday was another one of those days. Been having a lot of those lately. Big thing is I haven't let them interrupt my exercise routine. That is new for me. I also was too tired to eat dinner, but instead of "junking out" I just went to... Read more
Another Rough Day
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      2 comments

I had to be up early, do a lot of running around (in car) doctor and dentist. But I managed to get 71 workout minutes in! But today I'm achy and whiney! I'm going to bed!... Read more
Rough Day today
Saturday, September 12, 2015      0 comments

Interim Challenge weigh-in today. Results: Weight: 277.4 BMI: 43.5 Body Fat: 60.1% Muscle: 31.5% Water: 36.0% So that's about a pound down since last week. Didn't get all my steps in yet. Might try for that now. It's been a... Read more
Back on track (with Spark People Activity Tracker)
Thursday, September 10, 2015      3 comments

I would encourage anybody who is fighting the Battle of the Bulge to get an activity tracker of some sort! It really helps by providing positive feedback and reinforcement for lifestyle changes, like I/we HAVE to make and live. This is my ... Read more
I miss the SPAT and all its advantages
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      5 comments

Retraced my steps to see if my activity tracker had been found. It hadn't. Didn't find it in the garden either. I miss all the extra details that it provides, and the feedback to my program goals.... Read more
mI miss my little friend!
Sunday, September 06, 2015      2 comments

Well it happened yet again, I lost my Spark People Activity Tracker! Hopefully it fell off somewhere in the garden. Spent 5 hours working out there today. I'm a little concerned because I've been working so hard on my program, and the SAT is ... Read more
Great News
Saturday, September 05, 2015      5 comments

This was weigh-in day, lost another 2.2 pounds!! Total of 5.4 lost so far. Trying more things to get moving. Tonight I'm a bit sore, but likings every minute of this interim challenge.... Read more
Moving around
Friday, September 04, 2015      1 comments

Well I decided it was time to kick up the activity level another notch. I worked outside for over two hours. i made an amazing discovery, it didn't kill me!!!! It was a very productive day, I learned a lot in so many ways.... Read more
Another hot day
Thursday, September 03, 2015      2 comments

It was another hot day but I got my, but I still managed to get over an hour of workout exercise! I thought it was only an hour, or I would have done the extra two minutes! I had to shower twice today, but soap and water don't kill me eith... Read more

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