Thursday, January 31, 2008

Seeing Red

This is a week of colours for me. I just got back from my session with my personal trainer. Unfortunately, she wasn't there. I don't know if she had the day off, or is sick, but the club didn't call me to tell me not to come in. I am not amused. Drove all the way there for friggen nothing. PLUS, I was really looking forward to it. Urgh.

Ok, letting it go. Fly away frustration, fly away. Called husband to complain. I was feeling sorry for myself because husband & daughter do scuba tonight, which means I won't see them until well after 10:00 tonight. Even the dog is away today, being groomed. All I had to look forward to was this stupid session. Husband called me back and is going to meet me for lunch. How nice. Of course, I have a million house work type things to do, but who the heck wants to do that? ;-)

My feet hurt today from belly dance. We spent a lot of time up on our toes. Hard on my old feet.

Mmmm, not much else on the go. Just sulking. (hee, hee).

Have a healthy day bloggers.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Feeling Purple....;-)

I'm feeling much better today. Phew! Salsa did help in the end. Class was quite hard actually. Lots of turns. Husband was immediately frustrated. He expects to be able to do something right away. We have very different methods of learning. You learn a lot about yourself and your partner when you take a dance lesson!!

Today is my last WW day before I give Wendi a try. I'm excited just because it will be something different. I had a good week this week. Since I've been participating with the SparkPeople Challenges (the ones that I have been involved in running since October) I'm down over 11 lbs. I figured out today I'm down over 8 lbs for my bathing suit challenge. Time to step thing up though. Gee, if only I could loose a pound every time I typed that!

So, Poppy did a great video blog (you're looking SO good Poppy!) and she was discussing managing her points more efficiently. She kinda made me think. I likely would have an easier time sticking to my daily points if I included more veggies in my day. She is a wise, wise woman that Poppy. This week, as well as doing Wendi, I will be making sure that I check off all my veggie boxes in my journal.

Poppy also posted a spaghetti squash extravaganza recipe that looked delish. I'm going to be purchasing a spaghetti squash promptly. I love them, and I had forgotten about them again.

What else. Oh, I have two belly dance classes today. I can't wait. One is my regular class, and the other is part of the club challenge. Fun times.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Feeling Blue.... :-(

You might think I'm talking about my toes, which are blue with cold because it is -43 here with the wind chill again today, but I'm not. I'm feeling REALLY down today. Seriously down. Maybe it is post-Christmas blues. Maybe it is the HUGE fight I had with husband last night. Maybe I'm PMS'ing. All I know is, I'm feeling blue.

We have salsa lessons tonight. Eh, maybe that will get me out of my funk.

Not much else to report. Still tracking, still on plan. My exercise has suffered a bit here, but ..... ugh. Oh, next week (my week starts on Thursday) I'm going to try Wendi with my WW points. I've never done it before. We'll see how it goes.

Have a healthy day bloggers!

Monday, January 28, 2008

The Two Day Hangover :-(

I went to a wine tasting on Saturday. Tried to stay within my points - so I didn't eat very much. Can you see where this story is going? I didn't stop throwing up until 1:30 pm the NEXT day. Today I was unable to exercise because I am still SO nauseous!!!

Not good. Not good at all. I'm sure there is a lesson in there for me somewhere! It can't be drink less - it must be eat more! HAHAHA!

It is -44 here today. There is an awful draft in my TV room - my feet have been so cold all day.

Mmm, not much else - since even typing makes me nauseous. You know, when I was younger I'd have popped up the next day and just kept on drinking! Sheesh. At least I'm still OP!! HAHAHAHA!!

Friday, January 25, 2008

Friday Already???

How can it be Friday already? This week just flew. I curled this morning - we lost so bad. I pulled a muscle in my leg with the first rock I curled. Man, does it hurt. I'm pretty sure I will live though.

Don't really have much to blog about today.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Week in review and other...

I just finished my WW week. Review of the fun facts are as follows:

Points used everyday: 20
Flex points eaten: 31 (I rarely have any left over - yay me! I'm getting full on less!)
Activity points earned: 32
Activity points eaten: 30

I gained 0.5 this week BUT I'm quite happy - I noticed a real change in my body this week. It has been a long, long time since I've stayed OP this long. That bathing suit is getting closer to my grasp each week!!

Other exciting news: I'm using a green marker for my food journal instead of pink this week. Will the madness never stop?

Yesterday did not go as planned. My garage door broke with my vehicle stuck inside! I had a moment of panic since I was on my way to drive daughter to an exam when I noticed I couldn't get my vehicle out. I was able to get it fixed so I didn't have to miss belly dance. Good thing - we worked hard learning combos. Anyhow, I'm $183 poorer today. :-(

My puppy was such a monkey at puppy class last night that he got a time out. Husband, who goes with him, was not happy. I think it is because of the full moon. Ha!

Time to get ready for personal trainer. I wonder what torture she has planned today?

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Picture problems

I've been trying to upload a couple of pictures, but there is a problem with blogger right now. I will try later.

So, Biggest Loser last night. What a crock. I think that was fixed by the producers. The teams I like are the blue team, the gray team, and the orange team. I'm mad at people for throwing the weigh ins though. I work my ass off everyday so that I can MAYBE loose a pound a week. These people have the opportunity of a lifetime for workouts that would cost thousands of dollars on the outside and they are drinking water before the weigh in. Dumbasses.
Salsa class again last night. We were moving the whole hour and lots more laughs to be had. Good times. I didn't run yesterday because I had a dental appt. Today I will be on the treadmill just a-given-er! I'm looking forward to belly dance tonight. And I have a stretch class for 30 minutes before that.

I finally got one picture to work. This is an avocado salad roll that I purchase at my local grocery store. I cannot believe how much I love them. Mmm, so yummy. And so low in points. And filling. And now I really want one!!!

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Heath Ledger Dead??? WTF???

I am stunned. How can this talented actor be dead?

Meanwhile - I'm watching Biggest Loser right now. This show has to be fixed with them giving the biggest loser of the week immunity. Crap - I hate the black team. Shit, shit, shit.

More tomorrow.

Monday, January 21, 2008

I'm jumping on the band wagon also!!

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Where did that weekend go?

Goodness - we had no plans this weekend and STILL it flew by! And - I didn't even get around to making bread (well, trying to anyhow) or salsa. What a lazy gal!! Tsk, tsk, tsk.

I recorded Gridiron Gang off the TV the other day. With The Rock. We watched it last night. I really enjoyed the movie. My only complaint would be that The Rock didn't get naked. He is one yummy dude. And not a bad actor in the end!

Today I'm going to do 20 minutes of running on the treadmill and my weight training class. I'm not going to the water jogging part, because it is more water aerobics, and I don't like it. I figure the treadmill work will make up for it. I will walk on the treadmill till 45 minutes which is how long the water portion of the class is.

So, I mentioned that I'm going to work on my speed for running. Here is my plan. This week I will do 5.0 miles per hour (yes, I know I'm Canadian, but our machines are from the States, and they have miles....I'm too lazy to convert) at an elevation of 1.0. Next week, I will go up by 0.1 - my goal is to get to 7.0 and an elevation of 2.0. I realize this will take me a long time, but since I have to have exercise as part of my life forever, I have lots of time! HAHAHA!!

I should go eat my breakfast since I have to workout soon. Have a healthy day bloggers!!

PS: The tomato/avocado salad is: 4 Roma tomatoes, 2 avocados, 1 tbs olive oil, 2 green onions, 1/2 tsp chopped garlic. Cut them all up in chunks, mix and refrigerate for a bit to let the flavours mix. 3 pts per serving - 6 servings. I didn't have green onions, so I used some spanish onions. To be honest, I liked that better - it had more punch!!

Sunday, January 20, 2008

confession is good for the soul?

I totally did NOT do the bike yesterday. Yoga, as predicted, just about killed me. I was seriously out of energy after the class. The teacher thought all of my moaning was funny. I didn't share her opinion. Also, as predicted, today I can walk pain free because I did go to yoga. To make up for my laziness, lack of energy, whatever you want to call it, yesterday, I went to the club with daughter today and did 30 minutes on the treadmill (20 of which were running minutes). Sunday is normally my day of rest (I like to keep God company). But, I kinda rested yesterday.....earned enough points for 2 x 2 oz white wine and 1 cup of grapes. Good times. All I'm missing are raisins!

I made a yummy supper tonight. Turkey, fried peppers/onions/ spinach (with MINIMAL oil, OF COURSE), potatoes & a tomato/avocado salad. I didn't have the potatoes, cause I had one for lunch. It was screaming good and I am pleasantly full right now. Daughter was happy 'cause she really likes the tomato/avocado salad. I should make it more often, since it is both tasty AND easy. An excellent combination.

Well, I guess I should go read or something. Husband is watching stinking football. He keeps commenting on the game like I care. I seriously couldn't care less. Even if I tried. At least he isn't watching hockey.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Saturday, January 19, 2008

I'm scared....

Seriously - I am afraid to go to yoga. I'm SO very sore from all that curling and my personal trainer that I can hardly move. I'm going to yoga because in the long term, it will help me feel better, but man, oh man, is it going to hurt in the short term. There's a good chance I will cry. HA!

We had to sweep like pigs at curling last night. And we played right until the bitter end (and no, we didn't even win - tied). My arms were like jello by the end of the night. I earned enough activity points though for a nice glass (ok, 3) of red wine. I'm all about looking out for my heart!!

Today I plan to do 20 minutes on the bike in the afternoon. We actually have nothing planned for this weekend. I might try to make bread. My friend was going to show me, but she got too busy, so I looked for instructions on the Internet. Eh, I guess the worst case scenario is that it just doesn't work. I think I will pick up stuff for salsa also - husband is on his last jar of the last batch. I will do a double batch this time though. A single batch only makes just shy of 4 litres. Who can survive on only 4 litres of salsa? That's crazy!!

Well, I suppose I've bored you all enough. Get out there and move!!

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Friday, January 18, 2008

F*ck - why did I take it to the next level??

Why, why, why did I have to push it yesterday? My ass is KILLING me!!!! I curled last night and again this morning. I can hardly walk and I still have to curl tonight.

Next week I resume running. I haven't run for around two weeks - it is time to put it back in the routine. I'm going to work on my speed - so I'm only going to run 20 minutes per session. Isn't this exciting news?? The reason I am putting it back in is because one of Big Bet competitors is looking like she is loosing weight. And while I've lost 6.2 - she looks like she may have lost more. Time to turn up the heat. I am winning that freakin swim suit!

Alright - I'm off to do the roller to stretch out my aching legs before I have to curl again in an hour.

Have a healthy rest of the day bloggers!!

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Taking it to the next level

I met with my personal trainer today. For the first time EVER, I used 12.5lb weights for an exercise!! I'm so excited!!!! I'm sure I made a muscle today, I worked so hard. And do you know what made me do it? You would think it is my deep desire to find the real me but no, it wasn't. It was stinky Neill from BL last night. I didn't want to be him. The give up guy (gal). The person who could do one more but doesn't. The person who could lift more but doesn't. And so, I wasn't. Sneaky personal trainer added time on the treadmill to my workout. I always warm up, but she had me on there walking really fast up a good incline for 3 minutes twice during my workout. I was drenched by the time I was done my workout. IT FELT GREAT!!!!!

Other fun on the agenda today....I was supposed to do a beginner ball class tonight, but our friends need us to curl, so I will be doing that. It will workout to the same amount of activity points. I'm quite afraid that I won't be able to crouch down to push the rock though. Personal trainer worked my legs good and hard.

What, I guess nothing.

Have a healthy day bloggers! Drink lots of water.....

Wednesday, January 16, 2008


People participating in the SparkPeople Challenge already know this, but this week, after my splurge at Chili's I had a real moment of panic, weight loss head games, you name it.

I went to Chili's, ate what I had planned. Drank two drinks more than I had planned, but I had the points. Wrote it all down, counted it all up. Woke up the next day feeling seriously good about myself. I actually thought - this is why WW isn't a "diet". I CAN DO THIS FOREVER. Why did I ever have a problem staying on plan? Sounds great, right?

The NEXT day (the day after the day after the splurge) I hop on the scale. I decided a while ago that I am one of those people who needs to only weigh once per week. The ups and downs in the middle of the week play games with my mind and I can't stick to the program. Anyhow - of course, the scale shows me up. So immediately I'm mad, disappointed, and angry for my night out. Why did I think I could do that? I wallowed in it for a while and then shook my head. Went through my journal, which I have been filling out faithfully. I was on program. Had been very active, stuck to the points I was allowed. Crap. I am not falling into the trap again. So, I stayed with the program. Pushed those nasty thoughts away. And I'm down this week.

One thing that really helped me was that I sent out a message to the SparkPeople Challengers. JARLYNN made me feel much better about everything. It really helps sometimes to just even write stuff down. Once I saw it all right there in front of me, I was able to realize I was just playing the same old game with myself.

We had Salsa lessons again last night. I just about peed myself laughing we had so much fun. I was having trouble telling when husband was changing directions so he made up some eye movements that I should be following. Well, I was laughing so hard at that that I could hardly even see his eyes cause mine were tearing up. While he was stressed last week, this week he was right into it. Most fun activity points I've collected so far this week.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Friday, January 11, 2008

"I Lost it at the Club" Challenge details and much more!

I went to the meet & greet last night for the challenge at my club. It was basically just a quick meeting to let us know how it was going to work. Over the next few months we have to collect points. Prizes will be given out at the end. Once again, we are collecting stickers, like so:

1 sticker for 60 minute workout to a max of 3 stickers. A workout can be formal, up in the gym, or a day on the hill skiing, or an hour walk with the dog, or get the idea.

1 sticker for each week of a nutrition log you keep. If you journal already for WW, then you can just use that. Which I do, and will.

1 sticker for pounds lost. I think you just get a sticker if you loose weight whether it be 1 pound or 20, but I'm not sure.

2 stickers for attending a class. This is exciting to me, because I am signed up for 4 classes per week!

2 stickers for a workout with a trainer - oh, wait - I do that to!

3 stickers for inches off your waist - again, I think it is 3 stickers for whatever your # is - but again, not sure

3 stickers for attending a nutritional seminar

I don't expect to win a prize doing this, but I have to be honest, I love collecting stickers! I can't wait! They have all the names up (only 71 people signed up) but no stickers were available yet. It is run on an honour system. As FatMom would say - cool beans!!

I went to the gym right away today to workout because my scheduled ladies curling game was cancelled. I had to get it in because I am going for drinks tonight. I am so excited. You want to know why? Because I looked up on what I normally eat at this restaurant and I'm planning for the point splurge. Not only am I going to have my regular fare, but I won't have to have any guilt! The restaurant we are going to is Chili's and I normally start with the chips and salsa (12pts for the entire basket) and then friend & I split the monteray jack fajita (9pts for the 1/2). Then 2 - 3 glasses of wine. Ya baby!!

Have a healthy day!

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Is that a Shimmy, or are you just happy to see me??

I had my first belly dance class of the session last night. Holy tough class Batman! Seriously, BD Teacher worked us like pigs. I had to leave to get water 3 times. Next week I HAVE to remember my water bottle. This session we are learning combinations of moves and I think we will be expected to make up our own dance. Insert panic here please. Typically we only have 4 girls in the class - but I guess a lot of last terms gals moved up, so we have 9 or 10 people. They all seem nice, although they are young. So, no new friends to find in that class, but it should be a hoot.

So, can I tell you all about the final tally of my last week? I finished with 8 flex points left and I earned 29 activity points, all of which I ate except for 10.5. What I'm particularly happy about is that I didn't feel deprived. Don't get me wrong, I had the munchies, but they were boredom munchies, not hungry munchies.

I met with my personal trainer today. I think she may have been on a mission to kill me!

I had my massage yesterday - my shoulders are so sore today it hurts to wear a sports bra!!

I have the meet & greet tonight for the "I Lost It At The Club" challenge I've signed up for - so I will be riviting you all with the details tomorrow - lucky bloggers!!

And this picture is posted for TigerLilly - me dressed for the belly dance show I did....(I'm the one with the black top on the left)

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Salsa Anyone????

Husband & I had our first Salsa lesson last night. What a hoot. It was a pretty full class. Lots of people had taken lessons previously. This stressed husband out. I finally just told him that I'm really just there to spend time with him - I don't care if we aren't the best salsa dancers in the class. We were moving the whole class, so I didn't feel guilty taking my activity points for it. I am going to practice my moves. To be honest, I thought it would be easier. Husband said next week he is going to the bar first to have a drink. Silly boy!

I finally went for a massage this morning. Massage dude said "OMG" when he felt how tight my hips were. I told him he needed to get me loose as a friggen goose, cause I have lots of classes to do for my "I Lost It at the Gym" Challenge! Even though he almost killed me, I feel way better. I did a quick 30 minute hill program on the treadmill after my massage since I was at the club anyhow.

Tonight I start Belly Dance again. I'm excited since I never went to any of my classes last term - I can't wait to get back.

Not much else on the go for today. Just working on staying on program. I have 6 activity points available to eat today (or I will have after belly dance). Today is my last day of my WW week, and I will finish with flex points! I find this exciting because I haven't felt deprived. Yay me!!

Have a healthy day bloggers, and remember, no buts!!

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Reps and Run Post Mortem

Post Mortem are the operative words in the title. I feel like that is what I've been through. Had my new class. Starts with weight training. We used just about every apparatus known to the fitness world. Steps, mats, tubes, round tubes that attach to ankles, 2 sets of weights, slidy disky things, and the ball. Good Lord. It is quite similar to the weight training class I did last year, but the big difference is the pace at which we do it. Everything is sped up. She expects us to take no more than 5 seconds to change weights or tubes. Crazy. At one point I thought I would be sick. The nice thing is the class is only 45 minutes, warm up & down incl. So, we put our stuff away and we now have less than 10 minutes to get changed and out to the pool.

Well, this was WAY different than I thought it would be. For some reason I expected to be "running" lengths of the pool. I didn't realize that you never move. I actually had a lot of trouble in this class - I found it hard to move my limbs like the instructors was asking. Except for one 30 second burst, I wasn't able to get my heart rate up to more than 18. I was working too hard to make my legs AND arms work at the same time to put a lot of effort into it! Oh, well. It was still a fun workout, and the ladies in the class seem ok.

Tonight we start Salsa lessons. I need to do something else though. Either a walk with the dog or 20 minutes on the bike. We'll see. It is supposed to get nice out today. I could use a blast of sunshine. I know the dog will like the walk. He is such a barker though. Ugh.

I'm so pleased that everyone seems to be starting the year off with a bang. Could this be the year that we make these changes for the last time?

Had to take daughter to doctor last night. 2.5 hours wait. Even though the clinic closed at 9 they started turning people away at 6:30. One lady got really mad. I would have felt bad for the two receptionists, but they were the most unprofessional twits I have come across in a while. What is it with that next generation? Anyhow, all that and the doctor prescribed Advil Cold & Sinus! Oddly, I had a bottle in my purse. Since daughter gets many ear infections, especially when we have been on a plane, this is good to know. I will be sure to take some on our trip in the spring - may prevent her ears getting to the point of infection.

Ok, stop reading. Go move! And have a healthy day!!

Sunday, January 06, 2008

No buts about it....

I've been noticing a trend that we are all doing. "I had a great loss, BUT....." Let's all decide right now. The only time we need a but is when we are telling blogland about what we did WELL in the week. For ex: "I gained 0.5 this week BUT I ate way more veggies and fruit than in the past" When we have a loss, we should just bask in the joy of a job well done. For ex: "I lost 0.5 this week!!!" We are never really taking credit for our hard work. There always seems to be a qualifier. Maybe we will have success for longer into the year if we pat ourselves on the back once in a while - you know, those pats will add up to an activity point sooner or later!

I have my new class today called Land meets Water. I'm excited. 45 minutes of weight training followed by 45 minutes of water jogging. I have never water jogged, so I'm quite excited to try it. This week all my classes start up - so be prepared for lots of class reviews! This class today is supposed to be a good cross training class for runners. Time will tell, I guess.

Good day yesterday. I didn't exercise. I have activities planned for every day of the week, so Sunday may turn into my rest day. My old bones need a break some days!!

I made daughter a nice lunch today. Turns out the reason she hasn't been taking lunch is just cause she doesn't like making it in the morning. I told her - well, no problem - I will do it. I really would like to see her eating more regularly. This will help. Sheesh. In any case, I made her a nice salad with chicken and zesty italian dressing. Non-fat, of course.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Saturday, January 05, 2008

Inquiring Minds Want to know

Well, after curling I.....didn't go up to the bar. I hid. In a couple of weeks I may be ready to join the real world again, but for right now, I really think I need to hit the ground running. I worry that this makes me a coward, but then I think, heck, if I'm a slim coward, I can live with that! ;-)

Some of you asked what is in the basket? Mmmm, so many goodies. There is: Stone Pit Olives, Sea Salt, Bread Sticks, Olive Oil, Cookies (2 kinds), a decorative jar and some pasta. All the makings for a lovely evening meal.

Everyone be sure to visit Kate's blog ( She had a STUNNING loss this week and deserves many high fives. Way to go Kate! (I just hope she hasn't used up all the loss mojo - HAHAHA)

In other news, yesterday husband & I took dog for a walk up the hill near our house. I'm sad to report that when we got to the top, there was a guy peeing. Didn't even bother to walk over to where there was some bushes. Yuk.

I'm still on program, and for the 2nd day the only extra points I ate were my activity points, and not all of them. I woke up feeling skinny today. Does that ever happen to you guys? You have a day where you just notice a bone or two that you didn't before? Today it is my ribs. They aren't showing, but I feel them. Sometimes it is my collarbones. Or, maybe this is just me, and I need help. In any case, I feel like I can take on the world!!

Off to make breakfast - have a healthy day bloggers!!

Friday, January 04, 2008

I'm a Winner!!!!!!!!!

OK. So, you know how I've been yammering on about my 12 days of Christmas challenge at my club? I found out this morning - I won a prize!!! Seriously!!!! I'm so excited. Even though it was a draw for the prizes, you still had to get your 12 stickers to get your name in the draw. Woohooooo!!!! I am including a picture, so you can all ooo and ahhhhh over it!

Yesterday was a rough day food wise, but everything is written down and counted. On to today. We start curling again tonight. Big test for me, since we always go for drinks and munchies after. I'm tempted to tell husband that I just don't want to up to the bar. When in doubt hide, right? HA!

I'm too excited about my big win to type too much, so....
Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The Big Bet Meeting

Yesterday we met to go over our bet. We had a WW approved lunch (so yummy), then we weighed in, took our measurements, figured out our BMI's, figured out healthy BMI's, set our goals and figured out the prizes. Are you curious???

1st leg: 10 weeks (Mar) - goal: 10% weight loss. The person with the greatest percentage weight loss will be the winner of the 1st leg. We have a date to ALL buy new bathing suits, with the losers paying for the winner's suit.

2nd leg: 15 weeks (Jun) - goal: be at or as close to goal as possible. The person with the greatest percentage weight loss will be the winner of the 2nd leg. We have a date to go shopping - the losers give the winner $200 and we all shop for some summer clothes.

3rd leg: 20 weeks (Oct) - goal: maintenance. The person who has maintained to within 2lbs (WW standard) is the winner of the 3rd leg. We have a date to go to the spa. If we've all maintained, then we will all just pay for our own day.

This bet will bring us to October. Each leg happens to coincide with each of our birthdays, which will be great because we are going to do lunch with our shopping. It should be a lot of fun.

I went to the gym yesterday to do the treadmill. Ugh. I got the treadmill that gives me shocks when I touch it. I think I had a supper dooper workout for my heart just from the stress of knowing a shock was coming every time I adjusted the speed. It was so full in there. I guess I will have to suck it up and run outside. Just go to the gym for classes. Which start Monday - I can't wait!!

I had an OP day yesterday. One day down, the rest of my life to go! HA!! Meeting husband for lunch today. Daughter has one exchange to make for Christmas present so we are going to a place where you put your food in a bowl and they stir fry it up. I love that place, because you are in complete control of every ingredient in your meal. Genius. And oh, so tasty.

My SparkPeople group is growing, ever so slightly.

Well, I guess that's it. I have to go have breakfast. Being OP the day before makes me wake up feeling peckish. I need to nosh.

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

New Year, New Plan.....

I met my friends for coffee on Monday. One is my belly dance partner, the other my running partner. They are two coffee gals. Which means we were there for a long time. We were talking about the changes we need to make, and we came up with the following bet.

We are meeting today for lunch, during which time we are going to weigh ourselves and do measurements. We are then going to come up with our goals. At the end of the bet, all 3 of us (a 4th gal may join, I don't know) are buying a new swim suit, and the winner of the bet gets hers paid for by the other two girls! Should be fun times. We're also all weight watchers gals, so....should be good. My one friend exercises like a pig, but hasn't been watching what she eats. I think if she can get into this - she will see some results fast. And if she does, it will be worth it to buy her a suit. Having said that - I really want to kick their asses! HA!!

I'm going up to the gym today to do the treadmill. I'm not going to win this if I don't do some serious cardio. I wonder how crowded the gym will be. Oh, well. I guess waiting for a machine isn't the end of the world. If I have to, I can always just run the cold......what a whimp!

Have a healthy day bloggers!!