350,000-499,999 SparkPoints 360,828

*AMBER512's Blogs

FINALLY another pound down
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      4 comments

So I've been wavering on the 170-mark. Just yesterday the gym's scale said I was 171. Which irritated me, because just the day before I was 170. And I had no clue why it was saying I had gained a pound. I was down yesterday, (more winter... Read more
Wow am I sore!
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      5 comments

So I've been bouncing back and forth between high and low cardio days. So on my low cardio day, I did about an hour of strength training. It felt really good! Then yesterday I did a high cardio day including a brand new class. They turne... Read more
What I'm reading...
Friday, February 01, 2008      4 comments

So here is an excerpt from The Obesity Myth by Paul Campos that I was reading today from the chapter The Last 10 Pounds. "In America today, dieters who are looking to lose anything like 10 pounds are most invariably attempting to conform to... Read more
The Obesity Myth
Wednesday, January 30, 2008      7 comments

I've been reading a lot lately! In fact, I probably spend at least an hour a day reading now. So, I’ve been going to the library a lot and I found this book called The Obesity Myth. I'm only about a quarter into it, but it's basically abo... Read more
"Happy Weight"
Monday, January 21, 2008      13 comments

So in the February issue of Self there is a way to calculate your "happy weight." It says "Stop aiming for an unrealistic goal and use this formula to get your ideal digits." So I go through the calculations waiting for the exciting answer... Read more
More motivation for me
Friday, January 11, 2008      3 comments

So I was thinking about my pictures recently. I don't know why, but they don't seem to be showing as much progress as I thought I'd been making. Then I started looking at some of my really old pictures. Let me just say WOW! What the heck... Read more
Learning lessons every day
Monday, January 07, 2008      4 comments

So I learned over the holidays that overeating doesn't feel good! Even so, life sometimes has to teach us the same lessons over again. So this weekend I hung out with my best friend and we decided to have a couple of drinks. The only prob... Read more
I had no idea!
Thursday, January 03, 2008      3 comments

Ok, so I didn't know I was so motivating! Apparently mine is one of the sparkpages listed in the motivators section. On my sparkpage is a Sparkpeople Motivator icon below my profile picture. Apparently people voted that I'm motivating bec... Read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      4 comments

I know I haven't exactly lost 70 pounds yet, but hey I'm a pound away and I decided to take a picture anyway. It felt like a good time to update. Also, as soon as I've lost 71 pounds I'll be overweight! Which sounds weird to say. But I w... Read more
Christmas is over!
Wednesday, December 26, 2007      3 comments

I made it through. Somehow I made it through DOWN a pound. I know I didn't eat well yesterday. In fact I went to bed nauseous from overindulging in cookies, candy, and various other holiday foods. I did get a new mindset. I realized... Read more
Something weird happened
Thursday, December 13, 2007      6 comments

So I had been planning to skip the gym yesterday. I'd been working my butt off, so I was going to take a break. I had a friend over with her kids and my mom showed up too. We were all hanging out when I got this burst of energy. I didn't... Read more
Horrible Weather
Monday, December 03, 2007      1 comments

So I mentioned this in a few comments to people, so I figured I should stop and just blog about it! I have seemed to lack motivation and energy in these past few days as the weather gets worse and worse. Besides my car troubles not letting... Read more
Thanskgiving is over!
Friday, November 23, 2007      1 comments

Whoo hoo! I made it through! So after our big meal on Tuesday, I weighed the same. I was able to burn 700 or so on Wednesday after my husband took me to the gym. I also ate less than usual to prepare for Thursday. Well I dropped 1 p... Read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2007      0 comments

I wrote this yesterday, but I couldn't get it to post: Ok, so we're celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday too (oh great), But we also celebrated tonight. My mom works Thursdays so we usually celebrate on Tuesdays. I don't like eating ... Read more
Social Phobia and Losing Weight
Monday, November 12, 2007      3 comments

Somehow the veil of the internet makes it so that I'm not as concerned about what others think. Yes, I like it when I'm showing progress and others notice. I do like having others to talk to, and complain to, from time to time. People w... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Last Page »