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LOST 50 LBS. - Nothing is impossible

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Got on the scale this morning and I have officially lost 50.5 lbs. Can't stop smiling like an idiot.
Doing a happy dance !!!!!!!!!!!! I'm headed to the grocery store!

Went to the grocery store and picked up 5 - 10 lb bags of potatoes and could barely lift them. So glad that 50lbs is gone.

bought myself a ring at target it is silver and says"nothing is impossible"

  
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LIQUEURLADY 9/26/2009 5:49PM

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Good job! and great reward! One day, one day, I'll make 50 lbs gone I hope...

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ROBEAR31 9/23/2009 10:11AM

    Way To Go!! You made it with time to spare!! Girl, you're half way to being 100 pounds down!! That is awesome!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HEIDIS2NDCHANCE 9/22/2009 3:28PM

    Way to go! That is fantastic! You are inspiring! :)

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BLONDEDOG 9/22/2009 9:48AM

    Oh girl that is SO fantastic! I can't tell you how happy I am for you! Have fun at the store!!!!!

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PAINTER_LADY 9/22/2009 9:29AM

    Congratulations!! Keep it up emoticon

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KKKAREN 9/22/2009 9:19AM

    Wow that's fantastic!!!!

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five 10lb bags of potatoes

Monday, September 21, 2009

I am really excited as of this morning I have .6 lbs to lose until I have officially lost 50 lbs. I can't believe I am so close . I hope I hit the mark tomorrow, I really stepped up my cardio today and stuck to my nutrition plan. To celebrate, if I hit the mark I'm going to walk into the grocery store and pick up 5 10lb bags of potatoes and remember what it felt like for just a second to be 50 lbs. heavier .then I get to put them down knowing they are no longer a part of me - ever again. I have never worked so hard at anything in my entire life.

This is so much more then weight loss. for so long I medicated myself with food. you know what? since I began this weight loss journey one of the hardest things is to really just feel what your feeling, not cover it with food, I know sometimes I am a little eratic, and not so compliant anymore, because if i'm mad, guess what, ,I'm mad, if i'm sad, I cry, and when I feel happy- I feel really freakin happy now. I feel so alive, I feel strong- I feel.

I want to give a shout out to my hubby, who has put up with all my mood swings and made me feel beautiful even when I didn't think I was. I also want to thank my son Joey for constantly reminding me by saying "Novemeber" when I really needed it. They are my biggest reason for not giving up on myself, I want to be here to bug the crap out of them long into the future. Also my Dad Steve who's suicide made me realize how very much I want to fully live my life. Miss you Dad , hope I 'm making you proud.

  
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BLONDEDOG 9/21/2009 10:17PM

    This was a very touching blog! I am just SO happy for you! When I'm at the movie in November I'll think of you sittin at the same movie 50 pounds lighter! And I am SO stealing your idea about the potatoes!

WE ALL ROCK!!!

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Don't know how to see myself.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Yesterday I went window shopping and for the first time in a long time I had to shop in the juniors section(i'm 5'2"), I didn't know what size I was or where to find stuff, I am so used to the plus size stuff. I tried on some size 14 jeans and could actually button and zip them. But they rode kinda low and it felt weird to be in them. My mind kept screaming " take them off and find the mom jeans". I'm 34 I have been plus size since I was about 28 and I am having a hard time dressing my new body. I still see my self as the size 24 I used to be. I guess it will take a little while to adjust. Also ,my hubby hugged me today and completely picked me up off the ground, it has been so long since he was able to do that ( I loved it). SO i'm having a bit of an identity crisis
The mirror doesn't match my head- my head is gonna have to catch up.

  
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LIQUEURLADY 9/19/2009 10:22PM

    YAY you! I've held off wirh the shopping for new jeans; but I am with you about how weird the "new" lower rises are. I hope you'll get used to the new you and enjoy every minute of being gorgeous.

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RMREEVESOLIS 9/19/2009 4:41PM

    It is strange, huh? It does seem to take awhile for the mind to grasp the new body & how you see yourself & dress it. You have done a great job & should be proud of yourself! Start some "positive pep talk to yourself." it will come with time!

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BLONDEDOG 9/19/2009 4:37PM

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I am just so proud and happy for you! Isn't it the most wonderful feeling in the world? And a little scary too? The emotions can get so overwhelming when you really start to thinking about how far you've come. You are so absolutely fabulous girl!!!! And you are going to rock it at the movies!!!!

FABUFREAKINLOUS!!
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WE ALL ROCK!!!

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GRIZ1GIRL 9/19/2009 2:41PM

    I still wear "mom jeans"--just in a smaller size. I have yet to see ANY WOMAN--fat or super-skinny--who looks good in low-rise. Blech.

You'll find your "style"--and you'll look FABULOUS! WAY TO GO!!! :)

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RICKREALLFARMER 9/19/2009 1:26PM

    That must feel strange. What a great dilemma though! You are so close! You are almost there. When I read stuff from people like you that have actually achieved their goals, I feel better. Sometimes I feel so unable to get there. But knowing that you and others like you have done it, I feel like I might be able to achieve what I want.

Good luck and thanks for the inspiration!


Tiff

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Had a good day.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Not much to say, Had a good day. When I saw that Robert Pattinson made the best dressed list in People, I knew it would be a good day. He could make a papersack look good:) Stuck to my plan, had a good workout, it was a good day.

  
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RODEORHI83 9/17/2009 11:45PM

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Keep it up!

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I've finally left the 190's behind!!!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Got on the scale this morning and it said 189.2. I spent an entire month in the 190's. And I am so glad to be out of there.

Watched the Biggest Loser last night and have two thoughts on that. First it really reminded me of one of the reasons I'm doing this, to avoid the health problems that come from being obese. Second, they lost like 20 lbs. in one week, started to feel like a slacker. But then i realized that at least I don't have someone screaming in my face while i work out. Overall I found the show pretty motivating- in the past I avoided watching it out of guilt. Weight loss is hard- being fat is even harder!

  
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ROBEAR31 9/16/2009 11:50PM

    Way to Go, Girl!! I can't wait until I'm there! I haven't seen the 180s since 2001! I'll be burning a path to get there too!! Keep it up! New Moon is right around the corner! emoticon

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RMREEVESOLIS 9/16/2009 9:58PM

    You are doing awesome work! Keep it up. You should be so proud of what you have done and the dedication you putting into your health & future. It is tough work losing weight & hard being overweight.

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BLONDEDOG 9/16/2009 8:09PM

    Oh my gosh you are so right. Being fat is hard! I am just so impressed by how well you are doing. Keep us updated, I wanna hear all about it!!!

WE ALL ROCK!!!

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LIQUEURLADY 9/16/2009 6:41PM

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ROXYMOORE1 9/16/2009 6:36PM

    emoticon Great job!

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TURTLERAE55 9/16/2009 6:32PM

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It makes you feel real great about losing the pounds.

Keep up the good work.

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LIZZIECA55 9/16/2009 6:18PM

    Congratulations. I hope you know that losing weight IS a big deal and you deserve a big hug for that.... emoticon

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ANNSTOECKL 9/16/2009 6:09PM

    I love Biggest Loser for the inspiration but I know that the weight loss is abnormal and statistically more likely to be gained back.

More importantly CONGRATS on leaving the 190's! You are doing great.

Blessings,
Ann emoticon

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RHCOOKSON 9/16/2009 6:08PM

    Congratulations. You should be proud of yourself!

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JOYSONG50 9/16/2009 6:06PM

    emoticon on your weight loss. Continue to stay motivated and never give up.


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