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grannyannie - Saturday Jul 07, 2012
(Healthy eating-getting fitter-maintenance)
Weight: 134.4

Happy Saturday, ladies! No scale for me this morning, not until next Friday. We keep getting forecasts for heavy rain but so far nothing. Heavy downpours in England again and in some parts of Scotland. I won't ride my bike when it's heavy clouds as that means the midgies (viscious Highland midges) are out and ready to swarm around me and bite!  Argghh.

Workout (at home):

  • dumbbells
  • planks
  • push ups
  • triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • lots of abs
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • squats & lunges with dumbbells
  • thigh master

I've eliminated almost all artificial sugar including low cal hot chocolate mix and low cal yogurt. I've replaced the yogurt with plain Greek yogurt and add fresh berries and 5g of real sugar. Not buying soda at all either. So the only artificial sugar I get is the small amount of aspartame  in my very diluted juice concentrate (called squash here). 

Menu:
  • B:  porridge/strawberries/skimmed milk; tea w/milk
  • L:  2 fried eggs (pan spray) on 2 slices soya/linseed bread w/6g of Benecol spread; plain greek yogurt w/blueberries & 5 g sugar
  • S:  clementine
  • D:  curry & rice, salad, drink (diluted from juice concentrate)
  • S:  soya dark chocolate pudding w/dark chocolate chips
  • Teas & water (black w/lemon, green, fennel & nettle, chamomile)
TOTAL:  1446

Have a lovely weekend!

Progress as of today: 32.6 lbs lost so far, only 6.4 lbs to go!

V on 07/07/2012:
Happy Saturday Annie <3


hollybelle on 07/07/2012:
Midgies sound terrible. They are little bugs, I assume??? We have gnat swarms here sometimes-usually around dusk. They don't bite but you can breathe them in and they get in your eyes and mouth-yuck. Good job skipping the artificial sweetners! I only use stevia now. I have a diet coke once in awhile only outside the house as I quit buying it a while ago. Been drinking more water. But I still eat quite a bit of actual sugar.


LeakingLife on 07/07/2012:
You're doing so well--woo-hoo! Have a great afternoon/evening!


Em17 on 07/07/2012:
I hate gnats! I go walking around 8ish here in Michigan and it's terrible in the cementary(thats where I walk to and around) so I hear you on that!



grannyannie - Friday Jul 06, 2012
(Healthy eating-getting fitter-maintenance)
Weight: 134.4

Hmmm...the scale is not behaving!  Knew it was too good to be true. Oh well. I'll just keep at it, I know it's just a blip - fluid most likely. I'll try to stay off the scale for a week.

Low-70's here today. Sun peeks out but there are lots of dark clouds around. Not going out anyway. I'm watching the men's semi-final at Wimbledon. I'm not a follower of tennis, with one exception - Andy Murray who is Scottish. Go Andy!!

Workout:

  • 35 mins spin bike
  • 20 mins elliptical
  • 4 sets of 10 on 6 resistance machines
  • cables/pulley for triceps
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/strawberries/skimmed milk; tea w/milk
  • S:  post-workout: 2 oatcakes/organic pb no sugar 
  • L:  6 oatcakes with liver pate
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  pea/potato/leek soup, salad, homemade wholegrain seeded toast w/light spread (Benecol), drink (diluted from juice concentrate)
  • S:  plain, fat free greek yogurt, fresh blueberries, 5g sugar
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  1487
 
Hope you all have a lovely weekend and don't get too hot!  
 

Progress as of today: 32.6 lbs lost so far, only 6.4 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 07/06/2012:
I'm sure the scale is just a flux, definitely try to stay off for a few days and I bet you will see a better result!


thenewMLE on 07/06/2012:
Like y'all tell me - the scale isn't the only tool for measure! Keep up the exercise and the clean eating - you're doing great! Have a great weekend!


liza36 on 07/06/2012:
That darn scale. It will resume it's proper downward direction soon, I'm sure.


supercheese on 07/06/2012:
DERN THAT SCALE lol. Maybe the weekend will help?


Umpqua on 07/06/2012:
I think staying off the scale for a while and also keeping track of measurements/muscle/fat is the way to go, that's what has kept me motivated and seeing results. Thanks for your nice comment and feedback, I appreciate it <3


Em17 on 07/06/2012:
The scale is always changing!


selina on 07/06/2012:
Sorry for that, haha! Don't pay too much attention to that darn scale, Annie, and keep up with the good work! Stay well!


sweetpea1977 on 07/06/2012:
Fluctuations are normal. Just keep up the healthy foods and exercise and you'll see another drop!


TheMother on 07/06/2012:
I hear ya about the scale not responding the way we want it to. Had it happen to me today at my WW weekly weigh-in. I've noticed that I seem to accept this disappointing news a lot better than I had in the past. I guess it's the realization that this is a life-long process and not a quick fix program. Have a nice weekend.


PI on 07/06/2012:
The scale always annoy me too! >w<



grannyannie - Thursday Jul 05, 2012
(Healthy eating-getting fitter-maintenance)
Weight: 133.8

Almost feels like a rest day after these extra workouts!!  Spin class today. Changed my goal weight to 128 as I felt better when it dipped down to that. 

I see some blue sky but it won't last.  I'm so anxious to get on my bike and ride to the botanic garden which we haven't been to in ages and ages! I think my treat when I get back to goal weight will be a lunch there. They make nice lunches. 

Hope all you American ladies enjoyed your 4th! 

Workout:

30 min spin class  

Edit: just got back from spin class and it was OMG!   The room was really hot as you rarely need AC in Scotland, no fans, 70+ day and humid. Whew! And the workout was hard. She had us stand and pedal, alternating from running position to uphill for 10 solid minutes! Then more standing, then lots of jumps, etc etc. And I said this would feel like a rest day?!

Menu:

 

  • B:  porridge/raisins/almonds/skimmed milk; tea w/milk
  • L:  pbj on multigrain after class and before grocery shopping
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  homemade pea/potato/leek soup, toast, salad, drink
  • S:  Greek yogurt, 2 oatcakes & 1 slice low fat cheddar
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  1461

 

Progress as of today: 33.2 lbs lost so far, only 5.8 lbs to go!

Em17 on 07/05/2012:
Have a great day!


selina on 07/05/2012:
Sounds like a wonderful day, despite of the lack of sunshine!


Umpqua on 07/05/2012:
Wow, great workout on your "rest day" ;) Have a good one!


thenewMLE on 07/05/2012:
I can only imagine trying that intensity with no fans or AC!! The only spin class I ever tried really kicked my a$$ with the standing and uphill stuff. I like biking because I don't stand for exercises very well!! The only standing is when I try to get up the levee initially. For those who are not familiar with the levees to the Mississippi River, they are about 12 feet above street level and it is like a hill or a wall of grass and then it goes down sharply on the river side to contain the river when it rises over its banks. So I have basically 6 feet running room on flat ground to attack this 12 foot hill! So that is the extent of my standing in real life, but it really gets my heart pounding!! Hope you have a great day!!


hollybelle on 07/05/2012:
"Only" 99 degrees today 103 predicted for Saturday - 84 on Monday - just when my vacation is over. Have never seen it this hot for this long. Ever. Thanks for asking!


hollybelle on 07/05/2012:
"Only" 99 degrees today 103 predicted for Saturday - 84 on Monday - just when my vacation is over. Have never seen it this hot for this long. Ever. Thanks for asking!


supercheese on 07/05/2012:
You go annie go!! losing the weight super fast. Proud of you :)


thinkpositive on 07/05/2012:
The spin classes look so difficult at my fitness center so I haven't given them a try. So far just sticking to other exercise classes. Lucky you to have a botanic garden to bike to.


sweetpea1977 on 07/05/2012:
Wow, you've dropped a few pounds since I last commented on your diary. WTG Annie!

I love all the photos from your visit here. You're such a great photographer!

So much for a "rest" day. Good job on surviving the spin class! I would have passed out in that room! lol


V on 07/05/2012:
Hello there Annie! Conrgrats on your comeback :) I knew you would do it! I hope you had a wonderful day <3


moogy on 07/05/2012:
I know that it was hot for you annie and am giving you that well done for sticking with it anyway. I am not sure you would like the weather here! Seventy is when people are deciding whether or not to take of a long sleeve top!! LOL



grannyannie - Wednesday Jul 04, 2012
(Healthy eating-getting fitter-maintenance)
Weight: 133.4

Happy 4th of July!!  

No holiday here, obviously!  But lots of American expats get together and celebrate. Got my small flag flying out front.  

Workout at the gym:

  • 35 mins spin bike
  • 25 mins elliptical
  • 4 sets of 10 on 6 resistance machines
  • cables/pulley for triceps

Workout at home:  back to full sets as pre-trip.  

  • dumbbells
  • planks
  • push ups
  • triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • lots of abs

Menu:

  • B:  porridge/raisins/almonds/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  post-workout:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  grilled cheese sandwich (low fat cheddar, Benecol spread, multigrain bread) yummy!
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  the rest of the chickpea curry (hubby always thinks he's cooking for an army!) & basmati rice, salad, drink (diluted juice concentrate)
  • S:  soya dark chocolate pudding with 10g dark chocolate chips (I will eat it slower tonight than last night)  Mmmmmmm!!
  • Teas & water

TOTAL:  1498

Edit:  Was going to do my lower body strength routines tomorrow, but after my upper I just kept going!

  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • squats & lunges with dumbbells
  • thigh master

 

Progress as of today: 33.6 lbs lost so far, only 3.4 lbs to go!

Em17 on 07/04/2012:
Hope you had a great day!


thenewmle on 07/04/2012:
Enjoy your day and your flag pic makes such a statement!!!! It reflects the gloom of our economy but still the pride to show the vibrant colors and wave in the face of distress. I hope you see the sun soon!!!


nunnermack on 07/04/2012:
Good workout for you on this red-white and blue day!! Happy 4th to you as well!!


moogy on 07/04/2012:
Gotta love a cheese toastie annie:) Sounds like you were in the groove with the exercise:) Excellent!


V on 07/04/2012:
LOVE IT!! Sorry this reminds me of a song that I will share with you(I am a deadhead, can't help it ;) http://youtu.be/tbfjnUlhVc4

Have a wonderful evening Annie <3



grannyannie - Tuesday Jul 03, 2012
(Healthy eating-getting fitter-maintenance)
Weight: 133.4

I'm amazed that my weight has gone down so fast!  That's 5 pounds in a week.  I know fast weight loss is not good but I'm eating healthy and calories aren't too low.  But I'm still increasing them closer to 1500/day. At least a couple of pounds is fluid loss as I'm not eating a ton of salt like I had been. 

Good workout at the gym today!  On the spin bike I was able to do 5 mins in a row of standing and peddling, as well as 3 or 4 other times for 2.5 mins. and a minute of jumps.  The elliptical was a struggle though as I did it immediately after the bike.  So I think I'm ready for spin class on Thursday.  

Workout:

  • 35 mins spin bike
  • 25 mins elliptical

Workout at home:

  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • squats/lunges with dumbbells

Menu:

  • B:  porridge/strawberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  post workout:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  4 oatcakes, 1 slice low fat cheddar, liver pate, greek yogurt
  • S:  clementine
  • D:  chickpea curry & rice, salad, drink
  • S:  Soya dark chocolate pudding with 10g of dark chocolate chips (mmmmm)
  • Teas and water

TOTAL:  1486

While we were in MIchigan we attended my niece's fabulous wedding. My sister (her mom) had booked a block of hotel rooms very near the country club where the reception was held and a shuttle to take people back and forth (so nobody would drink & drive). My sister left a big bag of gifts for all of us who stayed in the hotel. It consisted of MIchigan-made products which included a brand of potato chips, 2 litre bottle of soda, Sanders ice cream topping, peanuts, pasta, etc.  Great idea!  However, she'd ordered too many of the potato chips so I ate a ton of those during the visit. There was also a huge quantity of cereal bars and chocolate that had been left out for the bride and bridesmaids who all had makeup and hair done at my sister's before the weddinig. Lots left.  Hard to resist. Wonder why I gained 8 pounds?!!  LOL.  

Progress as of today: 33.6 lbs lost so far, only 3.4 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 07/03/2012:
I'm not surprised you're losing so fast, especially when you mention the salty foods you ate (and soda is so high in sodium too). Since you don't usually have a high salt diet that will move the scale and bloat you quickly! I don't plan to weigh myself for nearly a week after we return from vacation for the same reason - I expect a sodium gain from the extra treats I will indulge in!


thenewMLE on 07/03/2012:
I'm glad it is coming off easy. But it also went on fast, so I don't think it became that stubborn "old" fat!! Your sister sounds so considerate of the travelers! I will have to remember about possibly shuttling the out of town guests when my daughter gets married. I still have a year and half at least, but there are so many detail!! I know you will knock that spin class out of the park!! Good Luck and I hope it doesn't rain too hard so you can fly your flag!!!


selina on 07/03/2012:
What you gain quickly, you can lose quickly, too. That's how it is with me, too! Good job with the workouts at the gym!


Em17 on 07/03/2012:
Losing quickly isn't always a bad thing though. My grandma(dads mom) had a wedding last weekend to go to too and we are in Michigan. Hmm maybe it was the same one?? =)


liza36 on 07/03/2012:
I knew that weight would come off quickly. You do a great job at getting right back into your routine. Me...it takes a few more days to get back into it.


TheMother on 07/03/2012:
WOW!!! down five pounds in a week!!!! You must be on cloud nine. Just goes to show that you can enjoy a special occasion or vacation and then get back on track when it's over. Have a happy and safe 4th!!!


hollybelle on 07/03/2012:
I always say that weight that comes on fast can come off fast. No worries. I have been working diet sodas out of my diet. I have started not to miss them. And, yes - if you could only send the rain this way! It's a shame that weather is not more equitable, isn't it?


V on 07/03/2012:
Look at you, amazing job Annie! Hard work and dedication pays off! <3


moogy on 07/04/2012:
I am sure you have lost weight because you are so determined and strict with yourself:)However, I know that when my son in law was in the Gulf the Australians had their meals prepared seperately from the US troops because they couldn't tolerate the salt and fat!! That may have had something to do with the increase and not just indulgence:) Anyhow, better off or out than on or in! LOL I am sure you will finish of the week wonderfully:)



grannyannie - Monday Jul 02, 2012
(Getting back to maintenance weight/fitness)
Weight: 135.2

A drizzly Monday here. I already posted a link to my photos for anyone that wanted a look, but not the link to the blog about my month in Michigan. Some tourist stuff there:  

http://solasachanalba.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/a-month-in-michigan.html 

Slowly getting back to where I was before the trip. 

Workout at gym:

  • 35 mins spin bike (able to stand longer this time but not a full 5 mins, and also did jumps)
  • 20 mins elliptical
  • 4 sets of 10 on 6 resistance machines
  • cables/pulley for triceps
Workout at home:
  • dumbbells
  • planks
  • push ups
  • triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • lots of abs
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/raspberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  post-workout: 2 oatcakes w/pb (organic no sugar added)
  • L:  salad w/walnuts & 6 Quorn vegetarian nuggets; plain fat free yogurt w/fresh strawberries and 5g sugar
  • D:  chickpea curry & rice, drink
  • S:  cherries, 2 oat cakes
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  1404
 

Progress as of today: 31.8 lbs lost so far, only 5.2 lbs to go!

selina on 07/02/2012:
Great photos in your blogspot, sounds like you had a great vacation! Have a great week!


V on 07/02/2012:
Good Morning Annie :) I love your profile pic in your blog..I am super excited to see pics from your trip to the Castle in August! have you been there before? It looks amazing :) Have a good day


liza36 on 07/02/2012:
I'm glad you had a good time on your trip. Lovely pictures! Sounds like you are getting back in the swing of things.


thenewMLE on 07/02/2012:
Good morning Annie! Your photos are beautiful! The colors and the composition are pleasing. I used to really like to do sunsets too. RYC, my temporary crown I think is sitting too high which is what has my bite off. I am hoping that they can push the crown down further when it is ready. Once they hit the nerves the day they did the temp, it was very painful to bite down as hard as I should have to press it in. But now I am fighting this bad bite for a couple weeks. Have a nice day and good job on your workouts! I need to get back out on my bike, I took the weekend off!


Umpqua on 07/02/2012:
Wonderful photos Annie and I agree about your profile pic on the blog, you look great! You seem to be hard at work with exercise and eating, great job!


supercheese on 07/02/2012:
Awesome photos!! and you look great too!!


V on 07/02/2012:
Cool maybe I can convince you to send me a post card from the Castle..LOL I love post cards(I know I am a weirdo) I have them all over my fridge :)


hollybelle on 07/02/2012:
You are so good about logging in all your exercises! I checked out your blog and pictures - beautiful! Very well narrarated, I must say, too.


V on 07/03/2012:
LOL!! Thanks I will send you my address via fb ms :)



grannyannie - Sunday Jul 01, 2012
(Getting back to maintenance weight/fitness)
Weight: 135.2

Hope you all are staying cool as I know so much of the US is so hot!!  We're low 60's again.  

Expected the scale to stay the same this morning, but nope, down again.  My bra is not as tight as it had gotten while I was away! My thighs, especially inner, are sore this morning. Means I did a good workout yesterday with the squats, lunges and ankle weight!  

Rest day, sorta.  Doing housework.  

Menu:

  • B:  porridge, raisins & almonds, skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  4 oatcakes, liver pate, 1 slice low fat cheese, plain fat free yogurt w/fresh raspberries & 5 g sugar
  • S:  1 clementine
  • D:  chickpea & veg curry & rice, salad w/walnuts, drink
  • S:  glass of wine
  • Teas & water

TOTAL:  1404

Progress as of today: 31.8 lbs lost so far, only 5.2 lbs to go!

nunnermack on 07/01/2012:
Love your photos!! So many of them remind me of where I grew up. So beautiful and lush!! Looks like you just missed the heat back there too!!

I see it's (your camera)a Canon? I may have to cheat on my employer and invest in a Canon. SHHHHHHH!!! Don't tell them!! I'm a huge photograhy fan (my hobby). Why I don't have something with all the bells and whistles is beyond me!! (well....$$$$...that's why!!) Have a great day!!!


nunnermack on 07/01/2012:
BTW..I'm amazed at the color of the lake. Which lake is that? I have cousins up in MI. I think it's about time I visit them. Looks lovely!!!


V on 07/01/2012:
Look at you knocking the lbs down, I knew that you would Annie <3 have a good one!


moogy on 07/01/2012:
Sixty here today (Monday) as well Annie, of course it's Summer there and Winter here but the Scots always have been a sturdy race:) All kilts and no knickers!!! LOL Nice start to the week to have a loss on the books:) Have a great week annie:)


LeakingLife on 07/02/2012:
I haven't checked out your travelogue yet!

Hope you continue to have good days--going down down down--haha! Really you're doing all right:-)



grannyannie - Saturday Jun 30, 2012
(Getting back to maintenance weight/fitness)
Weight: 136.0

Happy Saturday, ladies!  Pretty well back into my routines and on track now.  

Workout at home: (3 sets instead of the usual 4 as I don't want my muscles to get too sore!)

  • dumbbells
  • planks
  • push ups
  • triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • lots of abs
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • squats
  • lunges with dumbbells

Menu:

  • B:  porridge, strawberries, skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  fried egg sandwich on multigrain, plain fat free yogurt with fresh raspberries, 5 g sugar
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  veggie curry & rice, salad, drink
  • S:  2 oatcake 1 slice low fat cheese
  • Lots of teas and water

TOTAL:  1390

Photos of my month in Michigan:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/anniedanny/collections/72157630316131102/

Progress as of today: 31 lbs lost so far, only 6 lbs to go!

V on 06/30/2012:
Thanks for sharing your pics..Looks like you had a wonderful time <3



grannyannie - Friday Jun 29, 2012
(Getting back to maintenance weight/fitness)
Weight: 136.0

Down another pound but guessing most of the loss has been fluid. So that means I hadn't gained as much as I thought, although it was still too much. I'm no longer consuming massive quantities of calories so the weight will come off easily just due to that. 

Not over jet lag yet but will be fine by next week. Cardio at the gym today and it was a struggle but not nearly as hard as yesterday. The spin programme I use has segments of standing for 2.5, 5.0, 7.5 minutes of standing and pedaling but I just cut some of them short instead of pushing it. Did a partial at home workout yesterday afternoon - 3 sets of dumbbells instead of the usual 4, some planks, abs, squats, lunges, pushups. 

Workout:

  • 35 mins spin bike
  • 25 mins elliptical machine

Menu:

  • B:  porridge, strawberries, skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  postworkout:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  grilled cheese on multigrain bread using Benecol; yogurt made with plain fat-free yogurt and fresh strawberries/raspberries/cherries - added 5 g of real sugar (20 cals) as I found it too tart yesterday and don't want to use artificial sugar
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  veggie curry & rice, salad, drink
  • S:  2 oatcakes
  • Lots of various teas and water

TOTAL:  1385

Progress as of today: 31 lbs lost so far, only 6 lbs to go!

supercheese on 06/29/2012:
Whooo another lb!!


Maria7 on 06/29/2012:
Thanks for your comment. It is so hard to stay on track when on vacation but looks like you're doing real good getting back to where you were. Hope you have a nice day.


thinkpositive on 06/29/2012:
A few more days of jetlag & hopefully you'll be fine. Sounds like you are back in your routine. Enjoyed seeing pictures of your vacation, it looked amazing.


TheMother on 06/29/2012:
Welcome home! Glad your trip was so successful and you had a wonderful time. Now it's back to business. I'm sure you will have that vakay weight off in no time.


thenewMLE on 06/29/2012:
Glad you are getting back to your routine. Fluid seems to be a big problem when traveling. I think our bodies just get so confused with the sleep routine and altitude changes and of course the different style of eating! RYC, my brother, the boss, is on vacation for the last 10 days which made ME the next in charge! So I wish I was retiring, but I'm not! I wish I was changing jobs, but I'm not! I'll just go back doing just my job and not his too! Have a great weekend!


V on 06/29/2012:
Awesome Annie! Congrats and good for you getting back into the swing of things right away..No need to dwell on what ya ate on vacay, you are rocking it out my friend <3 I am so proud of you!



grannyannie - Thursday Jun 28, 2012
(Getting back to maintenance weight/fitness)
Weight: 137.4

Back to the gym today. Made the mistake of going straight for the spin bike. Had to sit during about half of the 2.5 min standings. I felt like a 90 year old!  Had an abbreviated workout but realize I have to get back slowly.  I was pretty good the first 10 days or so of our holiday - 60 min spin class, twice on treadmill, twice with strength training. We did a LOT of long walks, the 34 mile bike ride, a climb up a steep dune, and canoeing. Otherwise, not nearly enough intense exercise.  

No way I could have handled a spin class today so will go back next Thursday.  

Workout at gym:

  • 30 mins spin bike
  • 5 mins elliptical
  • 3 sets of 10 on 6 resistance machines
  • cables/pulley for triceps

At home:

  • will do what I can with my strength training routine this afternoon

Menu:

  • B:  porridge, strawberries, skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  post workout:  2 oatcakes, pb
  • L:  1 fried egg on sandwich, fat free plain yogurt mixed with fresh strawberries/raspberries
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  curry & rice, salad, drink
  • S:  cherries, 1 oatcake

TOTAL:  1329 

 

 

Progress as of today: 29.6 lbs lost so far, only 7.4 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 06/28/2012:
A belated welcome back to you! I see your vacation weight is already on the way down and I'm sure it will come off quickly for you. Good for you for getting rid of the artificial sweeteners, there are so many great natural alternatives and I think it's better to do those in moderation than go with the chemicals. Have a good one!


sweetpea1977 on 06/28/2012:
Weight is going down already. Yay!

Great job on your foods and exercise!


supercheese on 06/28/2012:
Ah im sure the weight will come right off. Probably salt?


thenewMLE on 06/28/2012:
It's amazing the "muscle memory" is so short!! I know the 10 days we took off to Mexico, my riding stamina was just not the same! take your time and build up that workout again. don't hurt yourself or get discouraged by trying to pick up where you left off. It will come off quick especially with your food choices too. I'm glad you're back! I missed your photos and your entries!


LeakingLife on 06/28/2012:
I'm sure all the "cobwebs" will dust away quickly as you get back into your groove--hope the jet lag is fading away too!


V on 06/28/2012:
Congrats on dropping the number down, we all knew ya would <3 Keep up the fantastic job my friend, you will be back at goal in no time :)


moogy on 06/28/2012:
Unfair how quickly endurance and capability slice in so short a time isn't it? I am sure you will be back up to speed!!! Pun intended!! in no time at all:)I bet you are glad to me home and back to your routine but sad to have left your family:) Life is tough sometimes:(



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