Wednesday, May 22, 2013

What a difference two weeks can make!

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12 pounds lost so far!

(I post pictures for my own documentation.)

With a great camera angle I look even better! :-)

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Quote to live my 40’s By

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Running for ME

This morning I got up before 6am to head out the door to run with wonderful women.  Last year I could run right along side of them easily.  This year I was left behind within a few hundred feet of beginning.  What is great is that I am okay with that.  I am at a very different place this year.  My body is different!  I kept on running at my own pace and then decided at the end to even add a little distance onto my run.  I enjoyed being alone with my thoughts and simply pushing my body to keep going.  It sure felt good to feel the sweat dripping and my breath getting a little heavy.  I must do this more often.  I feel GREAT!!!

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Biggest Loser Competition :Week 1 photo and Update

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So I’ve only lost a few pounds but I am feeling SO much better about myself.  I am walking a lot and bike riding.  I will add in more running as the pounds drop off.  Carrying around an extra 30 pounds is tiring, not to mention hard on the body!  I have done great the past 3 days and will keep it going for the rest of my life.  That’s the plan and I’m sticking to it!!! My old healthy self is starting to shine through again!  I love it!!!

New Muffin Cookie Recipe

 
Pumpkin Choc Chip Muffin Cookie
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1  1/3 cup regular oats
3 cups whole wheat flour
1/3 cup blue agave
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup semi sweet choc chips
1  1/2 cups canned pumpkin
1 egg
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp baking soda
 
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 – 12 min on parchment paper. Makes 36 tablespoon size cookies.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 29 g
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories
69
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
66mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
13.8g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
1.8g
 
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
Nutrition Grade C+
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional Analysis

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Team Transformation

I was very humbled to be asked to share my journey with a group of ladies in Saratoga Springs last night.  I didn’t just talk but we all shared our experiences.  There are a dozen of us with the same goal: HEALTH AND HAPPINESS! This is exactly what I needed to get me fully dedicated to living healthy again. I really want to set a good example for them of healthy living.  I need to do what I teach! I am excited to see my clothes fit again and to feel GOOD!IMG_4993My BEFORE picture!