Coming clean...
Friday, June 19, 2009      1 comments

Hey sparkers! Yesterday, I said being tired would not stop me from being on Wii, but there is something else... pain! When I was changing clothes in order to work out, I noticed a sharp pain in the heel of my foot, but I pushed forward down the ... Read more
Tired, but still going!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      2 comments

Hello friends, I am so tired today. You know when you get a sugar high and then you crash? I had that same feeling today at work. I came to work to a very stressful, rushed environment where the atmosphere was out of control! Now I am sitting ... Read more
Wii Active
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      6 comments

Have I mentioned that I LOVE EA sports Active for the Wii? I am on the 30 day challenge (with Bob Green of Oprah fame) and I love the variety of the programs each day. I love that I get to see an avatar (version of me) actually moving as I do. I... Read more
Doctor update
Monday, June 15, 2009      2 comments

Sorry I didn't blog this past weekend. I didn't touch the computer (I am on a computer for a full-time job so I like to avoid them on the weekend). All of my blood work was great except for my HDL which was low. My doctor said that cardio would ... Read more
Today's doctor's appt
Friday, June 12, 2009      3 comments

So today is a follow up appointment with a new doctors' office after fasting blood work. I am not looking forward to the scale in the afternoon. I weigh in the mornings and the difference is around 5 lbs. It is just so discouraging. Today I will... Read more
Need to work on my problems with food
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      3 comments

I know that you should be conscious of the food you eat and follow the levels that are in the nutrition area of the food label and Spark People. The problem I have with any "diet" or food program is that I get OCD about it. I obsess on the fact ... Read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      3 comments

I don't know why I have to compare myself to others on this site! I was reading a blog post today and someone was speaking about tying shoes and not being able to bend over or prop up feet on a chair to tie tennis shoes. I was feeling pretty goo... Read more
Just feeling blah...
Monday, June 08, 2009      4 comments

Not really feeling like myself today. These days are the hardest for following food and exercise plans. My mind wanders and I lose track of goals and plans. Bummer to feel this way. I hope it ends soon!... Read more
Jumping up and down like my Wii Mii!
Friday, May 29, 2009      3 comments

I have many shirt/tank top combinations in my closet. Since I am a pear shape, I have been wearing them like a twin set with just the top button closed. Today, The buttons were so close to the other side of the shirt that I thought I would just ... Read more
Birdie's story
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      1 comments

Blog question of the day: What did you learn from Birdie's weight-loss journey? Did you face a similar mental plateau? That I am able to lose the weight in my time frame. I am the same size as she was and it was eye-opening to hear her sa... Read more
Speaking of the Wii
Sunday, May 24, 2009      1 comments

I bought the Wii Active game and the step attachment. I love Wii active. I use the Spark People exercise band with it because the included one is not very tight. I haven't used the higher step yet, but I will tomorrow. I am planning to use the A... Read more
Working hard and see no weight loss
Friday, May 22, 2009      4 comments

Hey! What is up with this? I know it is probably due to muscle growth and fat loss, but it is so frustrating to see no movement in the scale! I do see a difference in my current sizes of clothing, but I still can't fit into my smaller clothing. ... Read more
Back to exercising!
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      3 comments

I really do not like to exercise. I have never found something that motivates me and that I look forward to doing every day. Maybe some of that is due to my arthritis, but mostly it is due to my laziness/sedentary lifestyle. I am really struggli... Read more
I am back!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

I am back from my vacation and I didn't lose/gain any weight!!! That is amazing for me. I didn't exercise though and I am going to the gym tonight so I am not looking forward to the pain I will experience tomorrow. I also neglected this site wh... Read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      2 comments

I am going on vacation this month! Not looking forward to all of the temptation of food. At least I will have exercise equipment at the hotel. I also probably use the pool too, if it is indoors. My husband has already told me that he will be sus... Read more

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