GOALOFLOSING's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GOALOFLOSING GOALOFLOSING's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Looking forward to 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574913 Hi Sparkfriends! <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well! I am doing good, myself. <BR> <BR> As we approach the end of 2013, I am coming to realize that this was another maintenance year for me, for the most part. Yes, I did finally reach a total of 40 lbs. lost, but my weight is still fluctuating between 234 and 227. (Darn holiday food!) <BR> <BR> I am SO looking forward to busting out of this plateau in 2014! <BR> <BR> As always, you can follow my progress at: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goalo... Sun, 29 Dec 2013 19:07:52 EST Food Storage and Work Schedule http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5517548 Blog update, below. I need your suggestions! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/10/produce<BR>-storage-and-work-schedule.html </link> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:15:06 EST Sick of Being Sick http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5512160 Update, below. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/10/sick-of<BR>-being-sick.html </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:17:42 EST Stir Fry and Sick Bed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5509231 Quick update for tonight: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/10/stir-fr<BR>y-and-sick-bed.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) <BR> <BR> Kay Wed, 9 Oct 2013 19:34:35 EST It's Been A While http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5487213 Hello, Sparkfriends! <BR> <BR> I can't believe it's been so long. I have actually been working hard with my weight-loss efforts, but I just haven't been around here much to post about it. I have been keeping a record of my journey up to date, however, at my website. You can follow my journey at www.goaloflosing.com. <BR> <BR> The most recent update from my blog is below: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/09/and-i-w<BR>ill.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading, and I hope y... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:11:25 EST Gaining 7 Pounds in a Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420661 Sometimes you're up and sometimes you're down. Addressing it, accepting it and ready to move on! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/07/gaining<BR>-7-pounds-in-week.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for your support and for reading! Sun, 14 Jul 2013 11:39:52 EST Love-Filled Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5398455 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/06/love-fi<BR>lled-weekend.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Sat, 22 Jun 2013 17:15:01 EST Melt in Your Mouth Chicken http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5396645 Made up a new recipe, tonight! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/06/melt-in<BR>-your-mouth-chicken.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:51:51 EST Portioned Perfectly http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5395699 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/06/portion<BR>ed-perfectly.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:22:03 EST June Challenge - Week Three http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5392599 Week three of the challenge and doing pretty well... full blog can be found by following this link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/06/june-ch<BR>allenge-week-3.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Mon, 17 Jun 2013 22:17:00 EST Hail to the Fruit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5385944 After just one day, I am already feeling more energized! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/06/hail-to<BR>-fruit.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading!! Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:40:10 EST Smoothie and Spaghetti http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5365034 Hey there! I posted a new blog today, and you can read more about that by going to my website: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/smoothi<BR>e-and-spaghetti.html </link> <BR> <BR> Also, if you are interested in starting a new team, please consider joining "Goal of Losing". This team is still evolving, but it's my vision for it to be a place to share motivation and inspiration! I want this to be the team's team, so anything goes! You can read more by following this link: <BR> <... Wed, 22 May 2013 21:42:42 EST Nothing Could Have Tasted Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5363873 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/nothing<BR>-could-have-tasted-better.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Tue, 21 May 2013 20:16:56 EST Heebie-Jeebies and a Painful Run http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5362886 You can read my blog from today by following the link below: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/heebie-<BR>jeebies-and-painful-run.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Mon, 20 May 2013 22:51:21 EST Virginia Beach - Day One http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5357871 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/virgini<BR>a-beach-day-one.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Wed, 15 May 2013 21:11:01 EST I Have My Doubts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5349856 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/i-have-<BR>my-doubts.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Wed, 8 May 2013 12:53:34 EST If you work at it, you see results. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5347887 Just another reason why I love running; if you work at it, you see results! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/if-you-<BR>work-at-it-you-see-results.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Mon, 6 May 2013 21:16:23 EST Cinco De Mayo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5346710 Hi there! <BR> <BR> Happy Cinco De Mayo, sparkfriends! Click the link below to see how we celebrated! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/cinco-d<BR>e-mayo.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Sun, 5 May 2013 21:59:32 EST Self Compassion http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5344695 The more {weight} that I lose, the healthier I will be; this will have to be the motivation {to lose weight}. If the motivation was happiness, I would stay put; because I'm already there! Read more from my blog entry today by following this link: <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/self-co<BR>mpassion.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Fri, 3 May 2013 19:34:31 EST Why Running http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5343490 I remember the first night that I tried running... click the link below to read more: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/why-run<BR>ning.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Thu, 2 May 2013 16:58:29 EST Coming Down from the Fever http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342027 Coming down from the 5K Fever... click the link below to view my post from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/05/coming-<BR>down-from-fever.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Wed, 1 May 2013 13:25:38 EST 5K Fever http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5340579 Beware of the fever; it makes you do crazy things! You can read more about the 5K fever I caught from the 5K I finished this past weekend by following this link: <BR> <BR> http://www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/5k-f<BR>ever.html <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:25:35 EST Happify http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5338697 If you like sparkpeople, you'll LOVE happify! I am a Happify Pioneer and love, love, love it! You can find out more info on my blog post from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/happify<BR>.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:23:00 EST I Run for Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5334191 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/i-run-f<BR>or-me.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! <BR> <BR> P.S. Don't forget to enter my 50,000 View Giveaway. Today is the last day you can enter to win. More information on my wesbite; just follow the link, above! :) Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:26:11 EST Crunch Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5330720 It's the final week of my April 5K Challenge! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/crunch-<BR>time.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! <BR> <BR> P.S. Don't forget to enter my giveaway! More information on my website. Just follow the link, above! Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:15:43 EST After Running 10 Miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5328576 Click the link below to view my blog from last night: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/after-r<BR>unning-10-miles.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:30:08 EST 50,000 Views GIVEAWAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5326851 I'm hosting a GIVEAWAY! It's free to enter, just follow the link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/50000-v<BR>iews-giveaway.html </link> <BR> <BR> Good luck, readers! :) Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:34:26 EST Silver Lining... Check! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5318644 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/silver-<BR>lining-check.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:26:46 EST If it's Food, I'm Interested! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5312617 Click the link below to view my blog from today! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/04/if-its-<BR>food-im-interested.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Fri, 5 Apr 2013 12:22:00 EST Eat it, All of it. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5306643 Happy Easter, everyone! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/eat-it-<BR>all-of-it.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Sun, 31 Mar 2013 20:13:43 EST Plants and Weight Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5302845 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/plants-<BR>and-weight-loss.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:23:36 EST One for the Books http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5302578 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/one-for<BR>-books.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:26:21 EST I Bid You Farewell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5301162 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/i-bid-y<BR>ou-farewell.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:21:32 EST The April 5K Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5299787 I've started a new challenge! Click the link below to view the details! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/the-apr<BR>il-5k-challenge.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:05:30 EST Yeah, That Happened! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5298455 Hi, everyone! I hope you are having a great weekend! <BR> <BR> Sorry if you had trouble viewing my post from the other day. If the link below doesn't work, please visit my website (www.goaloflosing.com) to view my blog from today! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/yeah-th<BR>at-happened.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Sun, 24 Mar 2013 17:09:10 EST I Love to Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5296189 I've got some questions for you! Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/i-love-<BR>to-blog.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:57:48 EST Peer Pressure and Buffet Lunch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5294962 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/peer-pr<BR>essure-and-buffet-lunch.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! :) Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:08:55 EST I Am One Spoiled Girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5293715 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/i-am-on<BR>e-spoiled-girl.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:55:50 EST Maple Syrup Tour http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5291999 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/maple-s<BR>yrup-tour.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:25:27 EST Time Management http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5291700 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/time-ma<BR>nagement.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:10:05 EST Speaking About Babies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5289801 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/speakin<BR>g-about-babies.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:00:25 EST Easy without Losing the Healthy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5284541 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/easy-wi<BR>thout-losing-healthy.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:23:01 EST Don't Let the Face Fool You http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5282489 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/dont-le<BR>t-face-fool-you.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:13:48 EST Signed Up for my Second 5K http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5278861 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/signed-<BR>up-for-my-second-5k.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Fri, 8 Mar 2013 12:27:11 EST Dreaming of a Big Mac http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5276421 A big mac with a side of fries or a salad at home with a side of a 1.43 mile run? Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/dreamin<BR>g-of-big-mac.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! <BR> <BR> <em>213</em> Wed, 6 Mar 2013 19:45:25 EST Dinner Invitations http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5274369 I loved all of the comments from yesterday's blog. <em>246</em> You sparkers are seriously the best! <BR> <BR> You can read today's blog by following this link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/dinner-<BR>invitations.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! <em>213</em> Tue, 5 Mar 2013 13:14:18 EST We're Expecting! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5272745 Click the link below to view my blog from today and to see just exactly what we're expecting! <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/03/were-ex<BR>pecting.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Mon, 4 Mar 2013 13:12:02 EST Better Than Brownies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5266597 I made a killer good-for-you smoothie last night! My husband said that it was "better than brownies"! Click the link below to view my blog from today, recipe included: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/02/better-<BR>than-brownies.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:33:58 EST A Vegetable for Breakfast http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5264714 Click the link below to view my blog from today: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/02/a-veget<BR>able-for-breakfast.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:56:52 EST I Didn't Want to See You Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5260866 I didn't want to see you again and I won't be here for long! Click the link below to read my blog from today and see what I'm talking about: <BR> <BR> <link>www.goaloflosing.com/2013/02/i-didnt<BR>-want-to-see-you-again.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thanks for reading! Sat, 23 Feb 2013 09:53:06 EST