BABYJEN75's Blogs

Happy mistake
Saturday, May 13, 2017      12 comments

When I started out on this recent return to my journey on March 28th, I was wearing a large size 24 / small 26. I bought a pair of shorts tonight at Walmart and thought it was a 22, but it was a 20. I thought ok just for the fun of it lets see h... Read more
Hormones Won This Battle
Sunday, May 07, 2017      4 comments

I'm trying to tell myself what I tell everyone else. "It's ok if you slip up, just turn right back around and keep going in the right direction." So much easier said than done. I've been doing great on my journey since I started back down the p... Read more
Determined to evict
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      6 comments

I've been on this journey for a very long time. Each time I work on losing weight, I get stuck at the same number. EVERY TIME! I've broken through it once in my adult life, but it was short lived. I'm 2 pounds away from that number yet again. Wh... Read more
Made a u-turn
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      2 comments

I was going down the weight loss road in the right direction, and as usual, I got put on a detour and got lost for awhile. Well I've finally made a U-turn and am now going back in the correct direction. I created a weight loss competition / sup... Read more
I'm loving the ellipticals
Friday, February 21, 2014      2 comments

I know this is a very random post, but I just have to say how much I love elliptical machines at the gym. I have knee problems and they are really gentle on them, I get great cardio from them, I burn loads more calories on them than most other c... Read more
Life goes on
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      5 comments

About 6 months ago I was doing really good with my weightloss. I was down 75 pounds, then this emotional eater got sideswiped. My mother called DFS on us and tried to have our kids taken away from us. My kids are my whole life and it just threw ... Read more
Trusting the system
Saturday, June 08, 2013      4 comments

I'm eating right, watching my calories, I'm exercising more than it calls for on my bodymedia, and was losing weight again. Now all of a sudden I've started gaining weight again. I know your weight fluctuates so I'm hoping that's all it is. I th... Read more
Yay SP
Saturday, January 26, 2013      4 comments

In my last blog entry I said that I was going to stop using SP so much because another site linked with my body media and they didn't. Yay SP for sincing them now! So I'm now officially back! I really do like sparkpeople and hated leaving.... Read more
Reduced involvement
Thursday, January 10, 2013      4 comments

As some of you know, I've been using the BodyMedia system to help in my weightloss. I've also just started using It's a lot like Sparkpeople, but it links to my bodymedia. I plan to do a lot more on that, so I won't be on here ... Read more
Small update
Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

I'm starting to feel like I leave this message a lot. I know I've been away, but there's been some issues in my life as of late. Within the last two months I've had and aunt and an uncle die, and found out my sister in law has stage 3 breast can... Read more
Columbia Slimdown Challenge update
Monday, July 02, 2012      1 comments

We are finally in our third and final month of the competition! We currently rank 11th out of 656 teams and we've never ranked below 13th. I've personally lost 25 pounds in the last two months and have to lose 8 more pounds by the end to meet my... Read more
Tiny victories
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      4 comments

I have to admit that I didn't do so well on eating enough today. I ended up going to the gym a little bit hungry, and as you may know, by the end you're very hungry lol. It was 3am so there wasn't much open. I had the choice of McDonald's, White... Read more
Columbia Slimdown Challenge Day 1
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      0 comments

I'm happy to say that on day 1, my team is ranked 1st of 656 teams! I personally rank 19th out of 3578 players. I know there's still a long way to go, but this is definitly a major motivation. Yay!... Read more
I'm going to do it
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I am entering the Columbia Shapeup Challenge! When my friend suggested it, I assumed that she was going to be the team leader, but she told me that I'm a lot more motivating on weight loss so she wanted me to head it up. Anyone that has known me... Read more
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      3 comments

Today is my birthday, and I feel sick about myself. I celebrated with friends on Saturday at TGIFridays. I thought calorie counting, I'm going to enjoy myself for one night. Ok no problem, but today I went into the same thinking. I ate ... Read more

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