Me (Feb. 2011)
Double your trouble. (March 2012)
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For a complete self-analysis on "how I got here," see my 1/1/2015 blog post, which was cut and pasted from my introduction.
Today...NOW...I am once again a woman on a mission.
Today, I wake up with the realization that I have been living obese for nearly 25 years, almost half my life. That is a sobering and sad reality.
I have two grown children and two amazing grandchildren. I have a great job, family and friends who love and encourage me.
I must get "un-stuck."
2/2/15 Update: -12 LBS. in month one of carb-cycling. Very happy. Slow and steady. Feelin' good.
**Make whole, healthy food choices whenever possible.
**Keep a blog, utilizing the gift of humor at times, to chronicle my plans and successes...and even a pitfall or two if they occur!
--Reading Joy's Life Diet by Joy Bauer of the Today Show
--Working with a buddy, who is a nutritionist.
--Track calories and fitness on SparkPeople.com
--Whole, healthy food choices
--Cook once, and pre-portion/package 2-3 extra meals at a time
--64 oz. water per day
I'm 43, from NY (the upstate rural part). Happily divorced, mother of two (ages 20 and 22) with one grandchild, aged two.
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
Secrets of Success
This user doesn't have any secrets of success.
| current weight: 284.2
Hey T, hope all is well with you...haven't bumped into you outside the gym lately...been going a bit later, on days my knee allows me to go! :( But am starting PT today, so hope to be back to full workouts soon! Hope you're doing well!
2269 days ago
Hahahahaha. I just reread my "HELP" blog from last Wednesday. I was going to delete it because I am embarrassed that I got that depressed about weight gain. But before I deleted it, I decided to reread the comments and your comment is so hilarious! You are just too funny, girl. And the other comments...one about someone sending her phone number, another about wishing she was close enough to go for a rum and diet coke with me...I can't destroy them...not right now anyway. Again, THANK YOU. I'm glad you are my spark friend!
2269 days ago
Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting on my blog the other day. Yes you made me crack a smile:) There is a children's book about Alexander's bad, bad horrible day. That was one of those days. I did not want anyone minimising it, I think I was pretty clear about that, lol, and thankfully nobody did. I asked for hugs and I got them. This site is pretty neat, eh? I'm still having my bad days and down times but none as bad as that night. Thank you for being there and supporting me.
2273 days ago
Thank you for commenting on my blog the other day. I was feeling like taking down my spark page but as I was reading the comments I realized that I really NEED this. Thank you for being an active part of such a supportive community.
2291 days ago
Thanks for the kind words on my page ;)
And yes you can do it too.. never give up .... because you can have the life you have always dreamed of ;)
Shoot me a message and I'll share what I do and have done... it's all about having a plan ;) Hugs !!
2293 days ago