GONABFIT's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GONABFIT GONABFIT'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/ Jiggle Free July: Day 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744084 So according to my work scale (you know... the analog kind. I mean the one that you move the big block over to 50-100-150-200, etc. ) I have lost 9.25 pounds sicne 7/5 or something. That's with clothes on obviously... I'm guessing it's accurate because those scales don't really vary in terms of weight. <BR> <BR> so WOOO HOOO to me! <BR> <BR> and I walked an average of 86,421 steps last week... and the boot is coming off this weekend!! so wooohoooooo to me!!! <BR> <BR> Oh AND my burthday ... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:35:22 EST JiggleFreeJuly: Part 1: DAY 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735761 I just make up random things that make me happy - and then I name my challenges after it. haha <BR> <BR> WEll, just a quick update. I now walk to work. I pulled a muscle in my back 2 weeks ago and it has been a slow go of healing. Note to self... do NOT lift heavy boxes when your balance is already off because of your recently broken and finally healing ankles. <BR> <BR> Ok. <BR> <BR> Lesson learned. <BR> <BR> BUT, it has now been 9 weeks post breaking of ankles. Doc says I should wear b... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:12:15 EST Good Morning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734483 Woke up and got my morning workout in! :-D Walked around the block and parking lot a few times to work up a sweat with the doggy and puppy. AND I had some fruit and got my stretches and back exercises in. <BR> <BR> Off to a great start!!! GMIH - Jiggle Free July! <BR> <BR> On my way back to fitness and health. ;-) This is going to be a GREAT challenge! Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:59:41 EST Daily Log: Jiggle-Free July 12 week challenge. Week 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734128 Checking in! <BR> <BR> Walked around a good bit today. I skipped fast food (though I was REALLY hungry and don't have food in my apartment yet - I'm still transitioning between my house and apartment in two different states) for the most part but did treat myself to two donuts and 4 mini-reeses. May as well be honest! <BR> <BR> I drank one sweetened coffee, and one coffee with 3 splenda and 2 sugars. <BR> <BR> I am beginning my "sugar detox" tomorrow and going to do it for a week. The p... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:51:29 EST Day 3- Beautiful Bombshell Bootcamp is BACK! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731636 My good decision of the day was that I got hungry after I woke up from a long nap and instead of going to fast food, I went to the grocery store and bought 2 bags of salad. I ate that with 1/2 chicken breast with buffalo sauce. Made a spicy chicken salad. I had 1/2 baked potato and 1/2 sweet potato prepared but BARELY made it through the salad so I'm just saving the potatoes for tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Step by Step. I'm getting there slowly... and I'm really proud of me! <BR> <BR> Watch along... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:23:31 EST Jiggle Free-July, ABmazing August, and Slimmer September http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725991 I currently have a few injures so Considering my current "frail" state (2 broken ankles and a badly pulled muscle in my back... resulting in stiffness, pain, inability to turn left or right without grimacing...) I'm going to have to do LIGHT exercise and HEAVY healthy eating. As soon as I can do more... I will. Trust me. But this 12 week challenge is about to get going and it's gonna be ON!!! <BR> <BR> aNyone interested in a Jiggle-Free July, ABmazing August, and Slimmer September?" <BR> ... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:13:15 EST 8 week challenge in progress. :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5684438 Hey everyone! <BR> Reposted from my group. <BR> <BR> Spark has made some AMAZING changes... including Free mobile app which for me has made ALL the difference in terms of remembering to post/update daily. <BR> <BR> It just is so much easier on a cellphone. Maybe I'm just lazy? LOL <BR> <BR> This 8 week challenge is for everyone in the group men/women: <BR> <BR> Are there any particular goals you'd like to accomplish by the start of summer? What will you do to accomplish this? <BR> <... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:54:03 EST I'm Down... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5648518 9 pounds! :-D <BR> <BR> Was going to wait until I made it to 10 lbs to make an announcement but DRTAMM told me I hadn't told anyone yet about the weight loss... So, I figured I'd go ahead and tell you guys. <BR> <BR> Working hard. Counting calories more often than not and trying to make BETTER choices when it comes to eating. <BR> <BR> I'm hoping to lose at least 30 pounds but shoot I could lose 50 and not be underweight. We will see... Slowly, but surely ONE pound at a time. <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:39:51 EST POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5628807 Still working hard :-D Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:59:05 EST WOW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5587308 Just wanted to let you guys know I haven't had any fast food so far this week! This is a BIG DEAL because I'm pretty sure I was addicted. smh. <BR> <BR> Bought a Vitamix blender! Did I tell you guys that? Well... I LVOE it. And made enough with my FIRST smoothie for 3 servings. Also packing snacks and taking my food to work or eating at home. <BR> <BR> Go me. I'm just happy! Wed, 8 Jan 2014 20:01:50 EST New Year's GOALS :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5585492 <BR> My personal goals are to weigh 130-140 [higher end of normal BMI but I'd be *satisfied with up to 150.] Yea, I set a 20 pound range intentionally. My MAIN goal is to get back to a healthy BMI. I'm short... so healthy for me would be ~ 105-135. <BR> <BR> 160- no longer in the "obese" category <BR> 135- no longer overweight <BR> 100-135: Is considered healthy for my height. <BR> <BR> The weird thing is that though I am clearly overweight/obese at this point, I don't look completely out... Tue, 7 Jan 2014 10:55:34 EST Thank you Thunder Thighs Day 2: Bombshell Bootcamp is BACK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5579215 LOL... I just like to call myself a bombshell. Makes me workout harder. ;-) Especially if and when I'm listening to Beyonce. <BR> <BR> Just posting quickly to say I got through the holiday season without gaining a pound. NOT ONE POUND! Actually, I'm down about 5-8 lbs. :-D <BR> <BR> Now for the rest of these excess pounds. I'm getting my plan in place for the next 6 months and want to change my MIND and body before starting fellowship. [ ETA: Below is a random letter to myself (and whoeve... Thu, 2 Jan 2014 10:30:59 EST HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5578081 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/2014/01/hap<BR>py-new-year.html </link> <BR> <BR> Takes too long to blog twice. LOL. Please check out above link... ;-) Have a great year. WE are gonna ROCK this thing. Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:47:33 EST Picture: yoga http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5575044 Me in Big Island Hawaii... Reconnecting with nature and doing some yoga <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1346578469.jpg"> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 21:27:32 EST Quick Blog: Upcoming rewards! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574982 Just thought I'd stop by to say hi! <BR> <BR> I hope you all had an amazing week! I must say mine was filled with ups and downs but overall lots of beautiful memories that will outweigh any minor stressors. <BR> <BR> Im looking forward to continuing this journey that honestly, I know will never end no matter the destination. <BR> <BR> I have a few gifts I'm going to give myself along the way of my next 6 month journey AND I have a few rewards I want to earn. <BR> <BR> Not sure of all o... Sun, 29 Dec 2013 20:29:55 EST Evolving... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5569565 I won't make this too long... <BR> <BR> But I am evolving. In more ways than one. I've learned to trust the process and love the journey. I am more forgiving when I mess up and less upset when it doesn't work out. I am not perfect. But that's ok. I haven't found the man of my dreams. and... I keep meeting fools (tricksters, liars, deceptive people). But, maybe there's a point in that too. Maybe I'm getting better at learning that I can't make something or someone "fit" a mold that they were... Sat, 21 Dec 2013 22:38:31 EST What I've been up to... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5569441 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com </link> <BR> <BR> Check my blog :) <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:26:34 EST went to Hawaii! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5543797 ...and didn't gain a pound! actually... I lost 1.5. GO ME! <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:15:16 EST Be Kind Anyway http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5538822 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/2013/11/p-e<BR>ople-are-often-unreasonable.html?token<BR>=VzarTEIBAAA.PUXYkhZgpp50JG5Pp-BYHg.0p<BR>FfrGk-fbVraampyMwnGQ&postId=8755051400<BR>098302884&type=POST </link> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:29:58 EST Check out my blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5537773 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/ </link> <BR> <BR> But just an update... I'm traveling for fellowship interviews. My life is high-stress right now. I am working to keep stress low and exercising frequently. Also, eating better. So we shall see what the scale does at the end of the month! <BR> <BR> Keep pushing yall. <BR> <BR> I did squats, crunches, push ups, lunges and more... AND cardio today. <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:55:10 EST Quick blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5527846 I'm using my Dragon dictation systems that make blogging a lot easier. But probably there will be some errors. And I'm too tired to go back and correct them so hopefully you'll figure out what I'm saying. <BR> <BR> I didn't get much sleep because I came back from my interview last night around midnight from Washington DC. I had a great time at my interview and really love the program! I'll tell you all about it later. I am proud that I woke up after four hours of sleep decided that 30 more m... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:48:59 EST I'm feeling Want-Y!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524981 I made this term up for times when I want a lot of things. I'm trying to DECIDE what I really want so I can do the least damage. <BR> <BR> I want a peanut butter and Jelly Sandwich. <BR> <BR> I want to read more of my Spark book... I want to workout until I sweat... I want to dance happily to some music and I want to READ or WATCH "Breaking Bad" <BR> <BR> And those are my wants for the night... soooo, I'm off to make me happy and LESS Wanty. <BR> <BR> :-D Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:37:16 EST October 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5521407 Hey everyone ! <BR> <BR> I am still working hard at losing weight. I been put back on steroids for my asthma and I'm sure that this will be a bit of a setback but I'm going to work hard to keep going. A few days ago I found out I was having an asthma attack, sinus infection, and bronchitis. At that time I could only sleep in 3 to 5 minute intervals before violently coughing myself awake. <BR> <BR> I decided to go to the emergency room and then I was diagnosed with all of the above. I have a... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:41:34 EST 40 in 4: The details http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5481937 Hey guys, <BR> <BR> Thanks for all the support and suggestions and questions. <BR> <BR> I DO have a detailed planned for my weight loss challenge but didn't bother putting it up because I didn't want to bore everyone with the details. <BR> <BR> For the first 3 weeks I aimed for 1-2 hours of cardio MOST days with a goal of burning at least 500 cals. If it were a busy day, I quickly/intensely worked out and stopped around 500 cals. <BR> <BR> My general plan for the next month is : <BR> <... Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:36:02 EST 40 pounds in 4 months: The end of the year challenge. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5479002 Before you bring out your pitch forks and start the attack (imagine Beauty and the Beast,, and Gaston lol) Let me start by saying I'm not actually putting ALL of my stakes on trying to lose 40 lbs in 4 months. <BR> <BR> I am setting a high goal in an attempt to encourage myself to give this an honest try and really give it my all. I've been at this weight loss thing for many many years now and I've learned that if you do what you've done you REALLY will get what you've got. <BR> <BR> I want... Sat, 7 Sep 2013 21:41:10 EST Water Water everywhere... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5468428 and soooo many drops to drink! <BR> <BR> LOL :) Just a little play on a popular phrase. I've bought several gallons of water and since Friday I've had about 3 gallons of water. Still no sign of the stone. <BR> <BR> But I decided to take today and tomorrow off so that I could give my body some time to REST and take my pain/nausea pills without worrying about my job. I felt guilty about missing work but then I thought, Kidney stones are a big deal. If I don't take care of me WHO will? I live... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:28:24 EST Worse than labor? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5465185 Well... that's how some people describe it. <BR> <BR> I've been having back pain on and off for a few weeks/months. I tried EVERYTHING. Heating pad, ice, stretching, yoga, massages, went to the Dr, etc. You know I'm a doctor but I try not to be my OWN doctor lol... But anyway, I told him... my back hurts it feels like my kidney. This was several months ago. He said, no it's probably nothing. <BR> <BR> Anyway, the pain has been very very bad over the past few days/weeks. I've been using a f... Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:52:40 EST Silver lining http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5454197 Today has been a rough day. In fact, I've bad a rough 4-5 days emotionally. It just seems like the stress is piling up and work is overwhelming. I just wanna run away for a few days and start over. <BR> <BR> But the good news is, all this stress has forced my focus back to the only ONE thing I KNOW makes me feel better every time. <BR> <BR> Exercise. <BR> <BR> I ran home on my 45 min break and immediately jumped on my spin bike. I said even if I do only 15 minutes I will be better off - ... Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:28:33 EST Well, What can I SAY? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5449118 Hey everyone! <BR> <BR> Well, I guess what I can say is that I am SO proud of myself. I am probably one of the most tenacious people I know... and I would say I was modest and humble too...but I guess that would rule out humility as a trait! LOL <BR> <BR> I have still been working hard at being healthy! I've dedicated August to being KIND to myself and choosing joy/love. That sounds hokey. The truth is though, that it IS exhausting to have to FORCE yourself to do anything day in and day out... Thu, 8 Aug 2013 18:14:43 EST Stress and Progress! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5408730 I am working hard. Still exercising 5 times a week... Studying for boards, every free minute is devoted to that now. Less than a week. thank God! Ready to knock this test out, Pass with flying colors, and get back to having some fun! <BR> <BR> Lost 3 pounds and down 7.5 from the highest weight I saw and TOM is still here... so maybe it'll be a little more. <BR> <BR> I can't worry about that until I finish boards though. <BR> <BR> FIRST THINGS FIRST. <BR> <BR> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 15:35:35 EST Beauty and Blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5396192 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/2013/06/tod<BR>ay-beauty.html </link> <BR> <BR> Today's Beautiful find Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:34:46 EST UpdateS!?!?!?1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5394049 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/2013/06/cou<BR>ntdown-is-on.html </link> <BR> <BR> If you have time, check out my blog. Studying for my exam don't have time to post both places but I'm doing good. Focused. Keep me in your prayers, please! Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:25:53 EST Graduation party pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382920 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l988291382.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l54329057.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l156213597.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1094942385.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l65185889.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1925239561.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just a few pictures of me and my fellow doctor friends partying hard. Then I left ... Sat, 8 Jun 2013 23:08:26 EST I'm giving out awards and rewards!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382527 Hey guys! I just wanted to "publicly" rewards some of my group members for being in the top 3-5 in spark fitness points in my group Gonna Make it Happen. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l386015570.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's hard to read but my MAY leaders are : <BR> 1. x5x52000 you go boy! <BR> 2. DRTAMM (MY SISTER!!!!!) WOOOOHOOOOOOOOOO <BR> 3. AHOLLAND0108 <BR> 4. GONABFIT -ME :) <BR> 5. SUGAR0814 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1514... Sat, 8 Jun 2013 14:37:25 EST Checking in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5380969 I want to stop by and say that things are looking up for me! <BR> <BR> I feel like I am turning a corner in MANY areas of my life and have become proactive about the issues that have been bothering me (hanging over my head). I have a plan for the future and honestly things are looking up! <BR> <BR> I'm stretching or doing yoga daily to help my tight back that's been hurting and running, doing cardio several days. <BR> <BR> I'm planning to add back some form of strength every other day beca... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 01:16:58 EST Oh to breathe again... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5355740 I've been sick for a while. Got better before my Europe trip... came back, was sick again. Thanks Airport! <BR> <BR> I've rested, I'm tired most of the time... but it's time to pull myself together and get myself on track. I'm taking vitamins and surprisingly, exercise makes me feel better and gives me energy! <BR> <BR> So tonight, after work... I took a nap. Then, I got up and did 1.5 hours of modest exercise. Spin, treadmill, dance and yoga. At home, at my own pace! <BR> <BR> Burned 620... Mon, 13 May 2013 23:01:21 EST Still pushing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5352630 I am continuing to do my 10,000 steps most days and trying to do morning exercise when I can. My asthma is acting up YET AGAIN which i find incredibly annoying. I am still trying to do 30 mins of exercise daily despite that. <BR> <BR> I'm studying for my national exams and have about 27 days left. So... I may be missing for a bit but no worries, I'm still going to work out. <BR> <BR> I had an amazing time in Europe! Barcelona, Florence, Rome, Cannes were ALL amazing!!! I'll put some pictur... Fri, 10 May 2013 22:55:54 EST Sunday Joy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5330979 Today was a good day. <BR> <BR> I did more organizing and cleaning. Separated out the jeans/pants that don't fit right now. Filled my drawers with LOVELY clothes that I can wear and enjoy right now today. <BR> <BR> Never could find my lost heart rate monitor strap :( So I just sucked it up and decided to buy another one online. I MISS my HRM. I LOVE knowing how many calories I'm burning down to the tee so I can feel like I really accomplished something! :-D <BR> <BR> I took my dog for a ... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:49:01 EST Closer than I think... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5330158 <BR> <BR> So, <BR> <BR> I spent today decluttering and organizing my clothes and I realized something. Not only will I have an AMAZING wardrobe as I lose weight, I am not that far from being able to fit at least 70% of the clothes in my closet and being extra stylish. <BR> <BR> I feel like I've completely let myself go, despite working out hard and eating better. BUT, I realized most of my clothes are only a 1/2 size too small. I bet a solid 10 pound lost could get me back into most of th... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:15:23 EST Realizations! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5329641 I've been trying to observe myself along this journey to learn how BEST to achieve my goals and maintain the weight loss. <BR> <BR> I've noticed more things... <BR> <BR> I don't eat much (in quantity) I usually stop half way full. The issue is that sometime it's high calorie foods so even when I eat HALF it's still more than I need to eat. <BR> <BR> I have got to keep working on not eating fast foods. I'm getting better at resisting urges to eat fast food out of convenience but... it take... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:30:56 EST Amazing April Challenge! -Day 19... Pushing through the exhaustion. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5329214 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com </link> <BR> <BR> I hope you can all check out my blog! I wrote 2 blogs this week. Monday AND Friday. Monday I spilled coffee on myself TWICE! Soaked myself to the panites... pools of coffee in my heels. It was a MESS <em>334</em> <em>91</em> <em>46</em> <em>40</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I've been sick all week. Feeling tired and run down, but I've done my best to keep up as much activity as I could considering Its not easy being active in t... Fri, 19 Apr 2013 23:39:26 EST Amazing April! Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5320221 Going strong and trying to get better every day. <BR> <BR> I've started getting ,y allergy shots again... Which lead to An asthma attack earlier this week and I slept like 14 hours one night, literally, after taking Benadryl for my allergies. <BR> <BR> But, I'm taking my meds... Resting when I can and staying active other times. <BR> <BR> Yesterday on my lunch break, I came home and did spin and treadmill plus walked the dog for a quick workout. <BR> <BR> Today, I went running outside th... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 22:52:49 EST Amazing April Challenge! - Day3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5310130 I am going strong! :) <BR> <BR> Been getting 10 hours of sleep each night... I'm sure I can't continue this but I've felt really sleepy lately, so I decided I should go to sleep. duh. <BR> <BR> I exercised really hard yesterday. Did 45 mins of treadmill in the morning and 60 mins of boot camp after work. It was SO hard that I ended up skipping my usual dance class but I had a great workout so I don't feel bad about it. :) <BR> <BR> Today I am sore... but in a good-I-worked-my-body way. T... Wed, 3 Apr 2013 12:21:45 EST Amazing April Challenge! Lose 5% body weight in 8 - Day1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5307288 I didn't sleep well last night. Tossed and Turned... mind thinking of all sorts of things. <BR> <BR> But I had a plan... and a purpose. So, at 7:20 I kept my promise and headed to my home gym and EXERCISED!!! and you know what? I feel amazing! I always did love AM workouts... <BR> <BR> <BR> I did 36 mins of cardio and some kickboxing. <BR> <BR> I packed my lunch. <BR> <BR> I had a healthy breakfast. <BR> <BR> I picked my clothes out the night before and had a smooth morning! <BR> <BR>... Mon, 1 Apr 2013 10:06:25 EST What a Beautiful Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5306887 <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com/search/labe<BR>l/Around%20Town </link> <BR> <BR> Also, I've decided to find and make ONE NEW recipe (usually healthy) each week during my 8 week Challenge to lose 5-10% body weight :) <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>189</em> <em>208</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Preparation for tomorrow: <BR> I've picked out clothes for tomorrow. <BR> Sleeping in my exercise clothes so I can exercise in the morning. ... Mon, 1 Apr 2013 00:05:04 EST Beauty and Blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305650 Interested? <BR> <BR> That's the name of my blog where I post about things ranging from exercise, hair, traveling but usually inspiration... <BR> <BR> Check out my blog <link>lovelylynee.blogspot.com </link> if you'd like to follow my journey! :) I'll try to post here too, of course, but I'm working on writing more and I may only have time to write one blog at a time LOL. <BR> <BR> Just putting it out there! :-) Hope you are ALL doing well!!! <BR> <BR> Oh, and TODAY is DOCTOR'S DAY!... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 19:23:36 EST Almost time!! With Pictures :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305370 Hey everyone!! <BR> <BR> I posted earlier about my April Challenge that I'm inviting people to join! Many of you were interested and joined my group Gonna Make it Happen!! Thanks :) <BR> <BR> This is just a reminder that we are beginning on April 1st !!! [That's Monday coincidentally and I don't reallllllyyyyy like Monday as the start day of a challenge because it seems so cliche. LOL) <BR> <BR> I have set my goals for the next 8 weeks and I'll share them here (You can hold me accountable... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:07 EST NSV: Go ME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5294833 I've lost 4.5 inches in TWO WEEKS! woohooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> The scale has changed only by 1 pound. <BR> <BR> That is all. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>224</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>104</em> <em>248</em> <em>225</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> <em>345</em> <em>91</em> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:31:07 EST My **ORIGINAL** "Random Tips for Success" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5292934 I think I wrote these in 2008 or so. I was maintaining about 140's and of course not happy with it! lol. I have since been diagnosed with PCOS and have had a much harder time losing weight and even made newer tips for success. <BR> <BR> I figured it would be interesting to revisit these tips... because... well they worked! :) <BR> These are also on my main page! <BR> <BR> ---------------- <BR> GONABFIT's Random Tips for success: <BR> <BR> *These are really to remind me of what I am goin... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:44:14 EST Each day I get a little better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5291854 Today I practiced the skill of taking a break after eating to prevent my wanting leftovers. <BR> <BR> I have been trying to eat my dinner earlier in the day and am practicing "hunger tolerance" which is a Beck Diet Solution skill. <BR> <BR> I'm not feeling too great today. Sneezing constantly runny nose, sinus pressure AND I can't take any medicine because I have allergy tests on Friday (so no Antihistamines) i.e. SUFFERING! <BR> <BR> I have had plenty of fluids today and I'm taking tomor... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:49:57 EST