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Continuing My Journey
Friday, September 04, 2020      4 comments

I'm basically exactly where I always am when I come back to Spark People. I'm breathing down 300's neck and trying to move away again. I was reading over my past blog entries and so much has happened in the last year let alone the last 5. I... Read more
Starting slow
Monday, September 14, 2015      6 comments

I'm an all or nothing person. I give it all I've got to losing weight for a day or a month and then I make a mistake and then I give up. I make huge changes to my diet and expect myself to be able to workout for an hour after a week. I want to l... Read more
Plateau busted
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

So glad to see the scale budge. I am rededicated to my diet and working out and am grateful to see the progress. I'm working on a couch to 5K jogging plan now. I'm having to repeat the 2nd week because when I moved to week three I hurt my knee a... Read more
Still Plateauing
Monday, April 28, 2014      6 comments

I am still stuck at 257. I have been eating well but I slacked on my workouts last week. I'm trying hard this week to really stick to everything. I want to see that scale budge. I realize that losing weight isn't all this is about but I really w... Read more
Plateau or Fear of Success?
Sunday, April 13, 2014      3 comments

I've lost about 15 pounds since I first started eating better. I lost quickly at first and was really motivated to work out. Then I got sick and work has gotten really hectic and I never know what my schedule will be like from day to day and my ... Read more
April Selfies
Monday, April 07, 2014      5 comments

New April Pictures of me - I think I can see the difference from my March Pictures but maybe I just want to LOL Either way, I definitely did a lot of stuff in March that I usually wouldn't have done. ... Read more
Getting back on track
Thursday, April 03, 2014      1 comments

I got sick last week and was running a fever, coughing, sneezing, and chilling all over. I've been fighting this off all week. I still feel under the weather but I'm definitely on the upswing now. I'm going to get back to working out tomorrow. I... Read more
Morning Workout Challenge
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      4 comments

I really want to wake up and workout. But then morning comes and I turn off the alarm and sleep until I HAVE to get up to get ready for work. I downloaded an alarm that gives you tests to make sure you're awake. I did the tests and then I uninst... Read more
So Ready for Spring
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      0 comments

Today, I was at work and it was a beautiful sunny day with highs in the 70's. I wanted to be out and hiking or walking. Tomorrow I am off but there are supposed to be high winds, thunderstorms and then later in the day snow. ... Read more
3 more lbs gone forever!
Sunday, March 09, 2014      2 comments

So happy to see that scale moving in the right direction. It is not the only way I'm judging my progress though. This time around I am taking a healthy overall approach to my thinking. My pants are fitting looser and I have a lot more energy. I ... Read more
March "Before Pictures"
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      9 comments

I'm participating in 5 challenges this month: The first is the Spring into Shape Bootcamp Challenge. In this challenge you do one 10 minute video each day and work out 30 minutes of cardio 5 of 7 days each week. I'm 13 days into this challe... Read more
1st time eating out on my diet
Friday, February 28, 2014      2 comments

I have planned what I was going to eat and picked up fast food but this was different. This was sitting down in a restaurant with no nutrition info in front of me and a huge menu to pick from. I did good though. It was mexican and I got a fajita... Read more
The Beast
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      1 comments

I'm sure you all know what I mean when I say "The Beast" but if you don't, it's the nagging, painful, unquenchable hunger that you get for seemingly no reason. It's caused by emotions that are deep-seated and hard to identify sometimes. My beast... Read more
Down 4 lbs.
Sunday, February 23, 2014      7 comments

I weighed in today and I had lost 4 lbs :) I've been working out all week and eating according to my plan. I was so happy to see the scale move down some. I know that I have to keep working hard and that there will be weeks when I don't lose eve... Read more
Doctor Visit
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      3 comments

I went to the doctor and got checked out. I am in great shape. She asked if I was in pain... Nope. She asked if I was on any medicines... Nope. All my tests came back great. I told her my only problem was being chubby and she said that since it ... Read more

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