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2012... Year in Review...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      0 comments

So as I mentioned in my last blog, 2012 pretty much destroyed all of my previous weight loss successes. Here is a rundown of where I stand compared to where I first started w/ Sparkpeople 4 years ago: Weight: 13.6 lb. down (best -84 l... Read more
Revamp, Redesign & Renew...
Thursday, December 06, 2012      7 comments

So, 2012 has pretty much been the polar opposite of everything that I have attempted to achieve on my weight loss journey... I've gained back most of the weight that I initially lost, and am essentially starting over. But, obviously, I know... Read more
Countdown to the 2012 Fall 5% Challenge... Assignment #8
Monday, September 24, 2012      2 comments

So we have another pre-challenge assignment... List YOUR reasons/excuses on why YOUR diets and exercise plans have not been well executed in the past. OK that might be too long a list, so give 3 or 4 reasons and for each write a strategy t... Read more
Countdown to the 2012 Fall 5% Challenge... Assignment #5
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

So... today's pre-challenge activity is to figure out what our 5% goal is, and then adjust our goals on SP to calculate our calorie allocations appropriately: 5% Goal: 12 lbs. Current Weight: 239.4 lbs. Target Weight: 227.4 lbs. ... Read more
Countdown to the 2012 Fall 5% Challenge... Assignment #4
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

And on to the next pre-challenge activity... and something we should all think about... Trigger Foods: 1. List ALL your trigger foods: My one specific food would be Cheetos. (they are my "can't eat just one" food) There are actually... Read more
Countdown to the 2012 Fall 5% Challenge... Assignment #3
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

Another pre-challenge activity... so here we go: 1. List all the reasons you want to lose weight: This list could go on & on... To be healthier (hopefully get off some of the meds I am on) To live longer (grandkids are in my future &... Read more
Countdown to the 2012 Fall 5% Challenge... Assignment #1
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

In preparation for starting the next 5% Challenge, we've been asked to do some countdown assignments... here is the first one: 1. Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? Absolutely... even got som... Read more
Saturday, September 15, 2012      2 comments

Sitting here watching reruns of earlier Biggest Loser episodes on Halogen, and it reminds me of numerous quotes from Bob & Jillian that have motivated me at various times. I decided to post my favorites here for all to hopefully benefit from th... Read more
Damage UNDONE...
Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

Good News... as of yesterday, I have undone all of the damage that I did last weekend, and even managed to lose another lb. Plus... I made it to the gym today and eeked out a 90-minute workout, cardio/weights/cardio... which may I say felt ... Read more
Weekend Damage...
Monday, September 10, 2012      3 comments

So, the results are in... up a little over a pound to 244.1 after my weekend at the fair. I'm not surprised, as I ate off my nutrition plan, and I'm sure there was a ton of sodium in most of the stuff I did eat, so hopefully it should come off ... Read more
Fair Feasting...
Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

I said I would come back and share what I chose to nosh on at the fair, and so here I am: Before leaving the house, I did just grab one of my Nutrisystem cinnamon rolls for breakfast. They are small and low calorie, but I didn't want to fo... Read more
Continued Success... and a "Challenge" Tomorrow...
Friday, September 07, 2012      3 comments

So, today's weigh-in was another good one: down another 2 lbs. since Monday... total of just under 10 lbs. since restarting my journey again! WooHoo!!! Now, for the "challenge"... Tomorrow, my hubby, my father & I are heading out on ... Read more
I'm Back... and Rarin' to Go...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

So 2012 has been an interesting year... w/ plenty of ups & downs... esp. on the scale! Had my 25th Class Reunion this year, which makes one feel old as hell. Also married off my middle stepson to his high school sweetheart, in fact, just one w... Read more
Friday, February 24, 2012      7 comments

With the season getting it's "official" start this weekend, I wanted to invite anyone interested to join us in a very fun game during the Nascar season. The name of the thread is "2012 Pick Three", and you'll find it in the "Nascar is the... Read more
January Results...
Thursday, February 16, 2012      1 comments

So... considering that this is actually a POSITIVE blog, I'm not really sure why it has taken me so long to post it... but better late than never, right? My renewed motivation in January has been continuing, w/ me participating in a coupl... Read more

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