My first Meatless meal
Monday, January 05, 2009      3 comments

I've decided to eat at least one meatless meal a week. I have no intentions, at this time, to become a vegetarian but in my quest to become healthier I think this will help. So ... Read more
Overcoming challenges
Friday, April 04, 2008      2 comments

You may be wondering why I have a pciture of a young man and car in this blog about overcoming challenges. Well, maybe not, if you're the parent of a young adult like I am. Meet Lamar, my 19 going on 20 year old. He's the love of my life and som... Read more
My New Toy
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      4 comments

Well I received my pedometer in the mail yesterday. It's an Omron HJ-112 that I purchased in amazon.com. It took me a minute to set it up, but that's only because I'm impatient and didn't read the directions before I installed the batteries. But... Read more
Walk the Dog...
Sunday, March 02, 2008      4 comments

SparkPeople has sparked an adventurous side of me. Saturday morning I decided to walk to the park that I normally drive to. So me and Dym headed out, Dym is my 3 year old mixed breed dog. You don't realize how far things are when you're driving ... Read more
One Monkey don't stop no show...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008      7 comments

Okay, so my SO is back in town and will be here for a week or two. He noticed the weight loss and even mentioned that I seemed happier and more upbeat. That really made me feel good. He even said that I may just inspire him to get lose some weig... Read more
I did it! One fear conquered... NEXT!
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      5 comments

I went to the gym and got my cardio on. I went later than I usually go and all my beloved elliptical machines were full. The only thing available besides the recumbent bikes was the dreaded crossramp machine. I thought of Netta, on of my GG4L te... Read more
I Made It... Day 30 w/ SP
Tuesday, January 29, 2008      6 comments

Wow, I can hardly believe that I've made it to day 30 with SP and that I've had, what I consider, great success. I'm down 6.5 lbs using SP, working out on a regular basis, and eating healthy balanced meals. And to think, this is just the first 3... Read more
Thursday, January 24, 2008      5 comments

I don't blog often, but I just had to put this down. Yesterday I was reading JOURNI167's page and recent blogs and was truly inspired by her story. I was amazed at her transformation, then saddened that she was going through a rough period, and ... Read more
I survived my trip to the convenience store
Wednesday, January 09, 2008      3 comments

Getting ready for work today I realized that I had no stocking or knee hi's. The weather has gotten a little warmer so I really didn't want to wear socks, so that meant that I had to make a stop at the convenience store. I thought nothing of thi... Read more
My first weigh in: -2.5 lbs!!!!
Monday, January 07, 2008      3 comments

Wow, I can't believe that I actually lost 2.5lbs this week. Now, it's not that I haven't lost weight before, but usually it was due to depriving myself or following some fad diet. So to lose weight by following a meal plan that allows me eat 4-5... Read more