BONTON59's SparkPeople Blog BONTON59's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I have a new attitude June 4, 2012 <BR> Although I haven't blogged, I am back on focus. I have resumed my work out classes, zumba and strength training. My eating is clean.. and I feel real good. Picked up my knitting, to start holiday gifts, and doing volunteer work. Looking forward to stepping on the scales and seeing the numbers drop. Mon, 4 Jun 2012 17:32:30 EST Get it together/Tomorrow IS a Another Day Last entry was April 2011...what a is May 30th, 2012, my only son's 35th birthday..Not sure where I want to start; still on this journey; I haven't gained any significant weight, my weight hovers around 220 -224 lbs. <BR> March 23, 2012 I strained my hip flex muscle in a toning zumba class doing a "dancing" lunge. OMG it was the more painful than giving birth; (because the pain would not go away). I literally could not walk or put any pressure on my left leg. After x-rays ... Wed, 30 May 2012 20:46:59 EST I'M SO EXCITED April 3rd. My where did the time go. Ended the biggest loser change for life on Sat. final weigh in; (drum roll please) <em>334</em> 223 lbs. <em>244</em> <BR> I have a long way to go,my short term goal was 20 pounds for the 12 weeks. So I will do it in small steps. My pants size now is a baggy 18; I am using baby diaper pins to keep my pants up and on...Only brought2 pairs pants size 18, aiming for a size 14. <BR> <BR> My last blog, was Feb. 2oth, my 60th was the Feb. 23rd. Sp... Sun, 3 Apr 2011 18:00:21 EST Monday, Day 8 First back at work, and what a wonderful reception from my co-workers. Went to dentist today for adujstments and mouth feels much better. My diet today consisted of yoga for breakfast, tomato soup and yoga for lunch, and tomato soup and a baked mashed sweet potato. No work out today, but will pick it up tomorrow, and will weigh in also..It's late and I am about to call it a night. <em>253</em> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:04:17 EST Sunday Day 7 Overslept this morning, and missed 8:30 Church services..I got my pedicure; toes painted bright red, went shopping brought a pair of black pants and a red and black top..pants size 20...YES! I was wearing a 24, top size 2x.. (top ran small) and I don't like tight clinging tops. Brought a pair of shoes with a $5.00 off birthday coupon from famous footwear <BR> Washed that gray right out of my hair tonight with a little help from Ms. Clairol. <BR> Dinner was a mashed sweet potato, and well... Sun, 20 Feb 2011 20:23:38 EST Dental Day 6 Most of the swelling is gone..My lower jaw where it was black & blue is fading. Yesterday, I went to the hair dresser to get a REAL short hair cut and my eyebrow cleaned up and shaped..I will be back to work on Mon. and wanted a new look to go with my new mouth and weight loss. (Maybe, just maybe, today I will do a little clothes shopping) or to try on something, anyway..If nothing else it will make me feel better, or now that I think about I am going to get a pedicure and have my toes pain... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 10:54:08 EST Dental I had major dental surgery on Mon. Valentines Day...I had 12 teeth extracted and fitted with interim partials the same day. My face is so swollen that my eyes were closed. The swelling is done, but my cheekbones are black and blue due to the needle injections...So, one of the pain meds states: Take with Food! Right I can't even open my mouth..and for those who have extractions know drinking through a straw is a NO-NO...So since Mon. I have existed on fruit smoothies, chicken broth, <BR> to... Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:32:42 EST