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End of BLC24
Friday, April 11, 2014      5 comments

Well, this round of the BLC is over. I loved all of the support I got from my teammates! emoticon I didn't do as ... Read more
Inspiration
Sunday, February 16, 2014      10 comments

As part of the BLC 24 Weekend Challenge, I need to post who inspires me. A lot of members here at Sparkpeople inspire me. As I click on Sparkpages, read articles and success stories or meet people on teams, I see how much weight they have l... Read more
2014 Goals
Saturday, January 18, 2014      5 comments

As part of my BLC24 Weekend Challenge, I am posting my goals for this year. My main goal is to lose 60 lbs by Dec. 31, 2014. I'm going to do this by: Losing 1-2 lbs per week. Exercising at least 4 days a week for at least 30... Read more
Just Dancing!
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      9 comments

I'm glad the holidays only come once a year! I tried really hard to watch what I was eating but all those goodies that are only around once a year got the best of me. I only gained a half a pound so I am very happy with that. But I feel like I w... Read more
New Year Plans
Saturday, December 28, 2013      3 comments

Wow! It's been a long while since I have posted anything. Time gets away from me during the holidays. But all the shopping, wrapping, cleaning, cooking, partying and hanging out with the family was totally worth it! We had a wonderful Thanksgivi... Read more
Too much to do!
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      7 comments

Do you ever have so many things you want to get done that you sit and play on the computer and don't do any of them? That seems to be where I'm at today. I need to clean, declutter and organize my house before Thanksgiving. We have way too... Read more
Kids are still sick!
Monday, October 21, 2013      6 comments

My 11 year old was still sick through the weekend. Since his fever started last Monday, the Dr. said to call on Saturday if he still had one. He didn't have one in the morning but when I took his temp around 2:30, he did. Of course they were clo... Read more
Mid October - Doing Well
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      6 comments

It's been a while since I have blogged. And I don't like how the last one was titled "Struggling". I am doing much better with my program now. I am drinking tons of water and crystal light which is helping with the hunger. ... Read more
Struggling
Friday, September 27, 2013      11 comments

I've been kind of struggling a little lately. I feel hungry a lot. emoticon So I've been trying to experiment with w... Read more
Week 3
Monday, September 23, 2013      7 comments

I figured it was time for another blog entry. I am doing great! I just got back from my third weigh in and class (this week's topic was strength training vs. cardio taught by an exercise physiologist) and lost another 3 point something pounds. I... Read more
I Survived!
Monday, September 16, 2013      8 comments

Well, I survived 6 days with my parents here! Everything went really well. I was nervous because we normally eat out a lot and order deep dish pizza at least once. We are also big on desserts. I inherited my sweet tooth from my dad. But they we... Read more
Company
Thursday, September 12, 2013      7 comments

I have been on the Optifast plan for one week now. I am finally starting to get into the groove. I am not as hungry between shakes as I was last week. I am making good choices for my dinner. And I'm drinking tons of water! I am feeling pretty po... Read more
First Weigh-in
Monday, September 09, 2013      13 comments

Well, I did it! I went to my first weigh-in/class tonight. I lost 4.5 lbs! I am so happy! I really needed a loss to show me that my efforts are worth it. I feel like I can keep going now. It wasn't quite like I expected. I thought it would be ki... Read more
Two Days Down
Saturday, September 07, 2013      9 comments

Ok. So the first two days of the Opti Trim plan went OK. Actually, better than I thought it might. Both days, I got a little hungry in the afternoons. Today I ate some cucumber during that time and it helped a lot. I can also have some fruit dur... Read more
Day One
Thursday, September 05, 2013      8 comments

So I met with the weight management Dr. yesterday. After a few more medical tests and talking at length, we came up with a plan. I am going to follow the Opti Trim plan. This plan is 4 shakes/bars a day and one low carb meal. I will go to weekly... Read more

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