EMTCHICK109's Blogs

1.5 lbs gone...9.5 to go
Saturday, June 28, 2014      3 comments

This week, I lost 1.5 lbs. Yeah me! 9.5 lbs to go to hit 5%. I know that I can do it. I'm interested in seeing how much my parents and brother lost this week. Dad, Ben and I each have 11 lbs for our 5%; Mom has 8 lbs for her 5%. ... Read more
My Brother the Firefighter
Thursday, June 26, 2014      4 comments

This afternoon, my brother, Ben graduated from Fire Academy. He has completed a dream of his to become a paid career firefighter. He was one of 15 cadets that graduated today. 13 of them will be serving in the city of Harrisburg. It has... Read more
Bad Day?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      5 comments

Are you having a bad day? Did you go on a binge and feel guilty about it? Check out this picture: So you are having bad day...you can change it around by making go... Read more
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      10 comments

My primary exercise is walking. I have always enjoyed walking. I used to run for exercise until I was told by my orthopedic doctors to stop. I run only if I have too. I enjoyed running also but like walking better. I found this pictu... Read more
Update on Relay for Life
Monday, June 23, 2014      2 comments

Last week on Friday and Saturday, I participated in Relay for Life with my church. Our small Relay for Life had the goal of $84,000. As of Saturday morning, we had raised $82,179.13. We have until August 31 to turn donations. Here are ... Read more
Relay for Life
Thursday, June 19, 2014      6 comments

Tomorrow starting at 12 pm, I'll be busy with Relay for Life. My church has had a team for 6 years. Our Relay goes from 12 pm Friday to 12 pm on Saturday. For 24 hrs, several teams will be walking to raise money for cancer research. I... Read more
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      5 comments

I am determined to loose 5% in the next 8 weeks. 5% is 11 lbs as of right now. It could change until Saturday. I can do it. I know that I can. It helps that I am doin... Read more
Don't be so hard on yourself
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      6 comments

I love finding motivation pictures on Facebook pages that I follow. Here is a recent one that made me stop and think. I have a tendency to be really hard on myself... Read more
Family challenge
Monday, June 16, 2014      3 comments

My family is having a weight loss challenge. My Dad, brother and myself are going to be starting an 8 week 5% challenge on Saturday. It came about yesterday when my dad said to me, "I currently weight 217." I replied, "I weigh 214." My... Read more
Saturday, June 14, 2014      3 comments

This weekend I'm at church conference. It is a great experience. However I struggle with my eating during this weekend. There is food always available. Cookies out for snacking. Buffet style dining plus lots of dessert. An ice cream s... Read more
Thursday, June 12, 2014      2 comments

I need to keep this in mind this weekend. I'll be at church conference for the weekend. Conference is held on a college campus where we eat in one of the dining halls. ... Read more
Positive Mindset
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      3 comments

I follow Joel Osteen on facebook. He had this picture posted the other day. I have a positive mindset. I'm not going to be defeated. Do you?... Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      4 comments

I found this image on facebook. Today, I'm unstoppable. Are you?... Read more
Lesson learned...
Saturday, June 07, 2014      3 comments

Today I worked as an EMT for 12 hrs. The most excitement that I had was going to assist the fire company with fire drill at a multi-building apartment complex. It was a boring day. I did have someone with me at the firehouse the entire shift ... Read more
Small steps forward
Thursday, June 05, 2014      3 comments

Each day I strive for 5500 steps. I have an office job; most days I'm sitting at my desk doing work, other days I'm in my car driving to meeting, dr appts or home visits. So I do a lot of sitting. I have this wonderful app on my phone c... Read more

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