ELLEJAY7's Blogs

Here we go again!
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      2 comments

Yo yo - so hard to keep committed and stick with a new food/exercise plan. I keep getting side tracked by other things in life. Well now it's July, 1/2 of the year is over, and I have made NO PROGRESS! Disgusted with myself and yet proud too tha... Read more
Cabbage Cookies
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

So I've decided to try cooking new healthy foods that are within my food plan. Tonight I tried a recipe I saw on Facebook and also found on the Martha Stewart website, (because of course I couldn't find it on FB when I was ready to try it.) So e... Read more
Sparklers are Rockin' It! Week One
Sunday, July 01, 2012      1 comments

For the 1st week Rock It challenge, I will exercise 5 times for a minimum of 30 minutes each time: 1 - Walk 5k - DONE on Sunday 7/1 2 - exercise video - Not Done :( 3 - swim, water workout - Done on Wed 7/4 4- exercise video - Done on Th... Read more
Feline Osmosis! cutest pic ever
Saturday, June 30, 2012      2 comments

My cat, Deuce, is helping me with the Spark Program! emoticon ... Read more
I knew they would be back....
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      1 comments

Well for the past 5 weeks we have been remodeling our master bathroom. What a painful process! We packed up everything we don't use daily into big Rubbermaid style containers. Guess what got packed away. Right, the bathroom scales. Well, tonight... Read more
Healthy Mind...
Sunday, June 03, 2012      6 comments

I have learned something very important and I need to document this...I cannot lose weight without a healthy mind. By healthy mind, I mean clutter free or at least partitioned! I can't get bogged down with worries and struggles. I can't help but... Read more
Looking for Low Impact Videos...
Thursday, May 10, 2012      3 comments

Can anyone recommend low impact exercise videos that will still give a good workout? My knee does not like exercise! ... Read more
Mom Jeans vs. Muffin Top
Thursday, April 26, 2012      5 comments

Really? The dreaded "mom jeans" phobia....I say I'd rather see someone (including myself) in Mom jeans than see someone with the jelly/belly roll flabbing over the top of their chic non-Mom jeans anyday. What you say?... Read more
Why am I motivated?
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      5 comments

I know how fit and healthy feels.... It is not having to examine the chairs at a public place to make sure they will support me. It is not avoiding canoeing with my family because of my weight. It is not sweating like a wild woman at the leas... Read more
50th Birthday - better than a Dirt Day!
Monday, November 07, 2011      4 comments

Yes, today I turn 50 years old. Honestly, the whole number thing doesn't really bother me. 49, 51, not much difference. My friends and family are making a big deal and have made me feel very special. What I want to say though is that even though... Read more
And so it begins....
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      2 comments

It's automatic. We all knew it would come just like it does every year. November 1, the day after the biggest candy night of the year. The start of the Sweet treat season. Every one brings in their Halloween leftover candy to work. My co-worker'... Read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      7 comments

I've lost 22 pounds. Yes, it's been a slow process but I'm feeling awesome! I guess I just want someon in my daily life to notice!!!! Maybe even my husband? OUCH! I know I have a lot more to lose, but I'm feeling so good.....Of course I have to... Read more
Wow - never thought I would say this....
Saturday, October 01, 2011      4 comments

My one hour walk has become important to me! I actually enjoy it. I can only fit it in my schedule 3 times per week. But it is my time. My world, enjoying my music....ME me me me me! Crazy huh? Never thought I would utter those words.... Read more
Biggest Loser?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      4 comments

I watched the Biggest Loser last night and was amazed at the differences in ability and weight loss in the different age groupings. I get it, and I certainly feel the effects of ageing but it was still an eye opener for me. I've lost and gain... Read more
Monday, September 19, 2011      0 comments

I'm feeling really good today with by body and weight because I am on the way down. At the same weight, on the way up, I felt terrible about myself. Psychofunk. But I get it! Do you? ... Read more

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