BROOKANNE150's Blogs

Saturday, July 25, 2015      3 comments

I haven't posted any blogs in forever, and I wasn't really much of a poster before, but I'm just so excited! For the first time in my life, I've actually found a eating and lifestyle plan that is WORKING for me!! I've never lost weight the r... Read more
Trying to get my Spark back..
Monday, May 28, 2012      3 comments

It's been a rough couple of weeks. Fiancee has been working nearly around the clock, for a few days at a time sometimes. Not only does this have an effect on my mood and stress levels, but it also makes it impossible to go to the gym (I have a... Read more
My goals this week.
Monday, May 14, 2012      0 comments

I just wanted to come here today to set a few small and focused goals for this week. My fiancee and I celebrated a little too much for Mother's day, and I just want to make sure I stay on track this week. Putting things down in print really se... Read more
A little LESS, a little MORE.
Thursday, May 10, 2012      6 comments

"It's a lifestyle change, not a diet". We hear these words over and over again around here. We say it to ourselves, like a mantra. For the first time in my life, I actually know what it means (to me), and I'm finally losing weight... Read more
You win some, you lose some..
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      5 comments

So, on my way to the grocery store this a.m. to stock up on fruits, veggies, lowfat cheese, and some better bread choices, and I went through Starbucks. A little treat, I thought. I LOVE coffee and I usually get their Iced Latte, which is just... Read more
This week's challenges..
Sunday, April 29, 2012      3 comments

Over the past week I sought to get in 60 minutes of cardio every day and to stay within my calorie limits. I think I did pretty well. On on day I got in only 45, and today I got in only 30, but I also did some weight training. I managed to st... Read more
Little rewards
Sunday, April 29, 2012      1 comments

I've decided to make a list of the things I will reward myself with as my weight loss progresses. Thinking of these things does keep me motivated when I start to lose focus. 2 pounds - New workout pants **Check! 5 pounds - New workout ... Read more
Off the rails!!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      3 comments

So, last night I went way, WAY off the rails. I was too exhausted from a very stressful day with a teething baby. The idea of cooking dinner and cleaning up made me tired just thinking about it. The idea of ordering pizza and sitting around w... Read more
What "she" looks like...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      3 comments

There are all sorts of reasons that I'm trying to lose weight. I'm a mom and I want to be healthier for my child. I want to be healthier for myself. I want to fit into cuter clothes and not be self conscious in a bathing suit. I want to join... Read more
Getting really real... bought a scale today. Ouch!
Monday, April 23, 2012      0 comments

I haven't owned a scale in many years. I always reasoned that it was silly to get distracted with the numbers on a scale, that I should just go by how my clothes fit, etc.. I had estimated the weight that I put down here on Spark. The heavies... Read more