The first steps
Sunday, February 07, 2010      0 comments

I finally did what I've been wanting to do for years - I signed up to walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-day walk for breast cancer. In August, I'll walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money and awareness of breast cancer. I started training today - I ... Read more
Oh, I had a GOOD workout this morning!
Saturday, May 30, 2009      0 comments

4 or 5 years ago, I bought "The Firm" after watching the infomercials for about a month. I actually have two different versions - the one with the square "fanny lifter" and the one with the oblong "fanny lifter". I have seen more results perso... Read more
Do not open this blog with food in your mouth!
Friday, May 15, 2009      4 comments

So, on April 28th, I did something I never thought I'd do again - I bought a two-piece bathing suit. See, I've done a great job of maintaining a 20 pound weight loss from last year (lost from July - October). I hadn't really been working out m... Read more
Sunday, April 05, 2009      2 comments

Okay, so I've been back on the workout wagon for a good two or three weeks and I've made it a point to work out 3 or 4 days a week and I've been really good with my nutrition tracker as far as staying within all my ranges. The scale is not movi... Read more
I did something last night...
Saturday, March 21, 2009      2 comments

I never thought I'd do again. I tried on a two piece swim suit! Oh my goodness. I didn't cry. I didn't hate myself. In fact...I felt pretty darn good!!! I still have a little way to go (and a LOT of tanning! lol), but I would not be too em... Read more
Reunited...and it feels SO good!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

Okay, so since, oh, about November I have not been working out like I should. See, I was doing a lot of physical work around the house and I was in a musical so there was dancing two or three nights a week, so I didn't really NEED to work out s... Read more
I bought NEW CLOTHES!!!
Thursday, November 27, 2008      1 comments

Okay, so the other day I realized that I could pull my pants down without unbuttoning them! So, I finally decided it was time to go and buy some new clothes. I went last night and bought three pairs of pants and four new shirts. The pants are... Read more
Rough two weeks again
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      0 comments

Last week was "Tech week" for my community theatre's production of the musical "Anything Goes". My 11 year old son and I are in it so I was at rehearsal every night last week until late. Good for exercise (lots of dancing and running up and do... Read more
10%!!! I've lost 10%!!!!!
Friday, October 17, 2008      1 comments

I can't believe I'm actually typing this - this morning, I weighed in at 145. I started 7/7/08 at 161 (didn't join SP until 7/23 @ 158). That means I've lost 16 pounds or 10% of my starting body weight!!!! I've lost plenty of inches, too and ... Read more
Back on track...sort of
Sunday, October 12, 2008      0 comments

Well, I've been able to keep my eating in check for the most part since my terrible three weekends in a row of eating anything that didn't run faster than me. The good news is I haven't gained any weight since meeting my birthday goal of 151. ... Read more
Rough couple of weeks
Saturday, September 13, 2008      0 comments

Well, for my birthday weekend and Labor Day weekend I fell off the wagon. And then I ate the wagon! Then, last Sunday evening at a Bears/Colts tailgate at the K of C, I had 3 or 4 wine spritzers and lots and lots of chips and dip. To top it a... Read more
What a wonderful day!
Thursday, August 28, 2008      0 comments

I was having kid of a frustrating day at work and decided to go my local Kohl's store on my lunch hour to try on clothes. I had no intention of buying anything, just figured the "window shopping" might relieve some tension from the day. SO...I... Read more
NEW mini-goal - 6 pounds by 9/19
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      1 comments

This is a milestone because it will be the 10% mark in my weight loss journey. I have the first 10 pounds down, 6 more seems very do-able. My ultimate total goal is 30, but that seems like an awful lot, even with 10 already gone. SO, for me m... Read more
Mini-Goal MET - Happy Birthday to ME!!!!!
Sunday, August 24, 2008      0 comments

Okay, my birthday was yesterday and this morning when I weighed in - 150.5!!! That's 10.5 pounds lost since July 7th. I actually cried when I saw that beautiful number and realized that I really DID this! I know now that I CAN reach my ultima... Read more
2 weeks and 2 pounds to go 'til my mini-goal!!!
Sunday, August 10, 2008      0 comments

On July 7, I set a mini-goal to lose 10 pounds by my birthday, which is two weeks from yesterday. So far, I'm down 8 pounds! I can't believe I am actually doing this! Every time I step on the scale and see a smaller number, I'm that much more... Read more

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