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Bye Bye 130s!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

I've been out of the 130s for a while now but I wanted to make sure it was pretty consistent. I feel great! I thought I'd be in a size 6 at this stage, but when I went pants shopping the 6s were too BIG! I'm now pretty comfortable in a 4 and ... Read more
Bye bye 140s!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      4 comments

So my scale told me 138 this morning. Not sure if this is because I had just worked out or if it's the real McCoy. I'll weigh myself again in a few days before I report it on Sparkpeople and get the big grand announcement that I've "Lost 2 Pou... Read more
My family is a big-time stressor
Monday, September 13, 2010      5 comments

Not my son and husband, they are great! I'm talking about my parents, sisters, brothers, and all of their spouses. They stress me out, big time. They have been the epi-center of my social life and are constantly expecting us to attend weekend... Read more
I Betcha!
Monday, August 02, 2010      1 comments

New strategy! I bet my husband that I could lose two pounds last week and if I lost, I would have to rub his feet! It worked! I absolutely HATE feet and would do anything not to have to rub his...lol. So this week, I bet him I could lose two... Read more
I overcame a HUGE obstacle
Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

I babysat my sister's kids last night. We had to pick up her son at baseball practice and it so happens that there is a Dairy Queen right next to the ball field (conveniently located...eh?). My five-year-old niece, with her big, brown, gorgeou... Read more
I'm BACK and more motivated than ever!
Thursday, May 13, 2010      4 comments

Through all of the business trips (hotel food), no working out, spring picnic parties, my son's birthday party, and lots of other stressors, I put on weight and when my pants started getting tight again, I said enough is enough. I HAVE to stay ... Read more
Happy Healthy Tuesday!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      2 comments

Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras) traditionally is the day that people fill up on all of the sinful foods and drinks that they can before Ash Wednesday and Lent begin. Well, since I'm not religious there is no reason why I should indulge and act sinful ... Read more
Auntie Em's Big Butt Story
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      3 comments

Once upon a time there were three kids living in La-La-Land. They were good, healthy young rascals who adored their Auntie Em. Their mother needed to step out to attend to some chores, Auntie arrived to care for the children. Auntie Em had a ... Read more
Chocolate Cravings, I Will Not Miss You!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      0 comments

Today at lunch after snacking on baby carrots and an apple, the thought occurred to me that I have not had a chocolate craving in at least 2-3 days! This is a major accomplishment for my brain. I typically hear the chocolates across in the con... Read more
Week Two of the 28-Day Challenge
Monday, February 08, 2010      0 comments

So far so good! I've lost two pounds in the first week of re-igniting my Spark! I've been focusing on nutrition and fitting fitness in wherever I can. I even did squats in my cubical at work twice last week. I had a VERY emotional and ... Read more
Work Keeping Me Busy = Good!
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      2 comments

My workload right now is just enough to keep me busy and not have time to stop by the chocolate bowls in conference room. But, it's not so busy that I'm stressed out, which is good. So tonight I think I'll work on my vision collage. Others pr... Read more
A Rollercoaster of a Weekend
Monday, February 01, 2010      0 comments

The good thing about this past weekend is that I ate healthy and I was so busy that I didn't have time to get bored and snack on junk. The bad thing about the weekend is that some family news was announced at dinner last night and I think it le... Read more
A Moment on the Lips, A Lifetime on...
Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

My Sparkpeople Food Tracker! I'm holding myself much more accountable this week. I've been tracking everything that passes my lips. I've always tracked my foods but once in a while I would unconsciously eat something that I forget to track la... Read more
Fast Food Drive Thru Drama
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      5 comments

Today I went through a Wendy's drive thru to pick something up for my sister on my way there to drop off my son. I could smell those delicious salty french fries and mentally taste that dreamy creamy Frosty. I resisted. I got my sister's sand... Read more
Emotional Eating
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

My Action Step for Today: In your SparkPage blog, write about a life issue that might cause emotional eating Emotional Eating is a problem that usually has deep roots. Anyone who falls victim to it can attest to that. You recently... Read more

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