HEALTHYKHELLE's SparkPeople Blog HEALTHYKHELLE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community WO- Week 1 Work out plan week 1 <BR> <BR> Monday- Zumba DVD or Trainer Bob DVD <BR> <BR> Tuesday- Gym <BR> <BR> Wed- Walking on T-mill 2.0-3.5 <BR> <BR> Thursday- Gym time <BR> <BR> Friday- Rest <BR> <BR> Saturday- Walking T-mill <BR> <BR> Sunday- Rest or DVD <BR> <BR> Writing this out to keep myself accountable. <BR> <BR> Sill loving Spark! Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:48:36 EST Weekly goals Ok I am in 2 weddings one is Dec 15th and the other one is April 6th. For the first wedding I got a size 20 dress in July I was about 13 lbs bigger but it still fits, I was thinking well I don't wanna pay for alterations so I'll just maintain. But IDK about that I am really trying to be healthy right now and so if I lose more so be it, I'll just pay for the dag on alterations, because I gotta do this while I am determined to do it. <BR> <BR> * Eat a healthy breakfast everyday not just coff... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:14:05 EST This weeks goals Ok did the 5k Saturday it was ok, took a while to finish because we got to go to different landmark and museums for free and I told advantage of it. I was nice to walk to the different places tho! <BR> <BR> Weekly goals- <BR> <BR> Drink 8 cups of water a day <BR> <BR> Go to the gym 2 times this week <BR> <BR> Do my Zumba DVD 3 times this week <BR> <BR> Eat with in my calorie range <BR> <BR> NO CHIPS!!! <BR> <BR> NO FRIED FOODS!!! <BR> <BR> Make up a weekend plan because the we... Tue, 8 May 2012 10:05:54 EST 5k Tomorrow Well I forgot I signed up for this 5k tomorrow, so I will be doing that as my exercise. <BR> I have been doing great the pass couple days and I am really going to try this time. I hate to keep saying I am going to do something and never do it. <BR> <BR> I am kinda happy about the %k tomorrow, its called go discover Richmond and I get to walk and see different landmarks in the area, pretty neat, wish me luck. <BR> <BR> Here are other races I have lined up this year so far <BR> <BR> 3/31 - ... Fri, 4 May 2012 11:11:22 EST Starting over I am starting over with spark. I have been away for a while and gained a few pounds back. I am ready to start over. <BR> <BR> May goals- <BR> <BR> Get to my goal weight by 6/2 ( My monthly goal weight) <BR> <BR> Go to the gym 3 times a week. <BR> <BR> Do my Zumba DVD 5 times a week (love it) <BR> <BR> Do stregth training 2 times a week. <BR> <BR> Drink at least 8 cups of water a day <BR> <BR> No fried foods <BR> <BR> It's National Salad Month so eat lots of salads this month. <BR> ... Thu, 3 May 2012 09:18:48 EST Health screening at work Total cholesterol-163 <BR> HDL-38 need to go up, she said with lots of exercise I can bring this up. <BR> <BR> Glucose- 137 she said I need to keep eye on that bc its a little high, Might go see my Dr and see what they say. <BR> <BR> Blood Pressure- 110/68, very Good! <BR> <BR> Weight- Ugh!!! Gained 11.4 since last November. <BR> <BR> I guess I gotta get my butt in gear, this year has went by so fast. I will be 30 in January!!!! <BR> My Goal is to lose 30 by then, but I will take 15-29... Wed, 5 Oct 2011 13:11:34 EST Fitbit Research Hi to all <BR> <BR> I have been picked to do a study at my job that tracks for exercise, sleep patterns and calories burned, I think. I get mine in the mail soon so once I get it and set up everything I will give you more detail. It is valued at $100 so I am sure it is a pretty good device. <BR> <BR> Here is a pic <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> So I am hoping this will increase my physical activity...woohoo!!! Thu, 12 May 2011 11:49:50 EST I need a good multivitamin Can anyone please let me know of a good multivitamin please? With me doing WW I need to be taking one and have no idea what to get because there are so many. Thanks so much! <BR> <BR> Also Starting today I will make sure I count all my points on WW everyday and log it on to Spark too. That is just my little promise because I tend to forget. <BR> <BR> Thanks a bunch!!!! <BR> <BR> PS- Weigh-in is today.... Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:37:26 EST Weight watchers and other things Well been on weight watchers for a week and I am really liking it. I did it a few years ago and its a little different then back then but still loving it. Makes me think twice when I want something bad, I am like ok that's going to be a lot points...LOL <BR> I love that the meetings are at my job too, and its fun to do this with co-worker and friends at the job. I printed off a recipe for tonight because I am craving mexican (my fav), for a taco salad. Its super easy to make and only 4 po... Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:30:19 EST 30DPB-DAY4 PIC OF YOUR FAVORTIE SHOW CAST: <BR> <BR> LAW AND ORDER SVU, I CAN'T GET ENOUGH!!! LOVE IT!!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:37:04 EST 30DPB-DAY 3 <img src="" <BR> <BR> WHAT INSPIRES ME TO LOSE WEIGHT!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> MY KIDS, I LIVE FOR THEM SO I GOTTA LIVE LONG AND GET HEALTHY!!! Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:37:54 EST 30DPB-2 <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Pic of person you been closest too the longest. Even tho they haven't been on the earth that long my kids and hubby, oh and my mommy and little sister, <BR> <BR> xoxoxo Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:19:01 EST 30DB-DAY 1 <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Me today at work, looking a mess. But its a recent picture.....LOL <BR> <BR> xoxoxo Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:11:36 EST 30 day blog Day 01- A recent picture of yourself <BR> Day 02 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest <BR> Day 03 - A picture of your inspiration for weight loss <BR> Day 04 - A picture of the cast of your favorite TV show <BR> Day 05 - A picture of your favorite animal <BR> Day 06 - A picture of a person you'd love to trade places with for a day <BR> Day 07 - A picture of your most treasured item <BR> Day 08 - A picture of your favorite color <BR> Day 09 – A pictu... Thu, 10 Feb 2011 09:53:34 EST I made my January goal-FIL-Feb goals yay for me I did make my January goal of 235. I have a lot of stressful things going on right now. My father in law been in hospital for about a week in a half and is on life support , so that has really taking a toll on me. He had heart failure and went into cardiac arrest and actually died for about 10 min and they brought him back and his kidney's starting going and he has been on life support ever since...Just keep me and my family in your prayers, today they are taking him off! <BR> ... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:51:05 EST 2011 here I come Since 2010 was a disaster as far as weight lost, I kept losing and gaining the same 5-10 pounds all year. My major goal for 2011 is to go from obese BMI to just over weight BMI <BR> Right now I am 242.5 as of this morning so I have to get down to 174. So this has to be my year!! <BR> <BR> Goals for this year include- <BR> <BR> Pay off most of my debt <BR> Go to church more and spend more time with God!! <BR> Read my bible more <BR> Spend more times with my kids and hubby <BR> Have more ME... Thu, 30 Dec 2010 12:07:17 EST HEALTH SCREENING RESULTS TOTAL CHOLESTEROL- 167 ( which was good they want the total under 200) BUT!!!! <BR> my HDL which is your good cholesterol was too low it was 38 and it needs to be 50!! <BR> So I have to work on that!!! She said of course eat more veggies and do cardio!!!! <BR> <BR> *Glucose was 84 Normal ~YAY~ <BR> <BR> * Blood pressure was 130/84 and she said that prehyertenion, so I need to work on that <BR> <BR> * BMI was 41.7.....ugh!!! Which put me at extremely obese. needs to be 24.9 <BR> There sc... Wed, 17 Nov 2010 10:57:50 EST health screening at my job today and some other stuff So happens I work at a great place that is all about being healthy. We have an on site gym here, a bunch of healthy items in the café and always encouraging us to be healthy. So anyway today is our yearly health screenings, which ck's our BMI, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and more. I am still stuck in the 240's...ugh. So hopefully i will get some good tips about what to do and I pray all my scores are good. Well if they are not we get a good incentive to do better, bc if we impro... Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:31:44 EST 29 by 29 Ok my 29th bday is 1/11/2011 and I was thinking about a fun way to set a goal by then. So I came up with 29 pounds by time I turn 29. I need to do something because I am getting outta control lately. That is about 2.5 pounds a week, I don't know but if I can get close that would be great! i asked my hubby if he wanted to get PX90 and he was looking at me like I was crazy, and said you haven't even done most of those other dvd's you brought, they just collecting dust, he said like Jillian... Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:34:52 EST Ok 4 pounds!!! Well so much for losing 8 in September, I have fell off the wagon the last week and half eating whatever whenever and the scale said 240 this morning, why do I always do this to my self!!! So now back to square one!!! Hopefully drinking lots of water and eating right the rest of the week a miracle will happen and it comes off bc I know most of it is sodium and water weight!!! Ugh!!!!! <BR> My Hubby has been outta town since Monday and I haven't cooked dinner since, Monday I took the kids t... Wed, 29 Sep 2010 10:16:56 EST 236----woooohoooo!!! Yay I lost 2.5 last week even on TOM!!!! Yay for me. I didn't work out as much as I would have liked to, but I am going to strive to 5 day this week. me and my sister are going to the gym in the evenings so that will help, I am glad she asked me. So just maybe I will reach my goal for the end of october for my reunion. Super excited to see all my old buddies from school!!! I have found my true love of nuts, 100 cal pack of cocoa roast almonds...ummm....ummmm!!! <BR> I little boy was sic... Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:17:09 EST Ok bad me So anyway I haven't been sticking to my plan and been eating over my cal range I set for myself but still with in my ragne for spark. I am still sitiing at 238.5 so not gain, thank the Lord he has been good to me. Well today I started TOM so I have been cranky and eating everything in sight. Been doing ok today, going to the grocery store to get my healthy foods and kids lunch food is running low. So I am had to get it off my chest and I am back, prolly won't blog everyday. But a least o... Mon, 13 Sep 2010 14:11:30 EST DAY 5-7 Didn't really track this weekend and yesterday on Labor day. But I was keeping in mind what I eat and tried not to over do it. I was at 238.5 so up .5 from friday, but I did not exercise this weekend either. So back to tracking and eating right today!!! Not much to blog about except my kids went back to school today!!!! Yay!!!! My girls are in 2nd and 3rd grade. My little boy is 2 so he has a while. I pray they have a wonderful first and to all the other parents that have kids going b... Tue, 7 Sep 2010 08:27:10 EST Day 4 Pretty good one day 4, really nothing much to say weight is at 238, so happy with that! .5 down from yesterday morning. <BR> <BR> Breakfast- Vitatop and Almonds <BR> <BR> Lunch- Turkey sandwich and yogurt <BR> <BR> SnacK- Granola bar and Almonds <BR> <BR> Dinner- Shrimp and crab meat with whole grain noodle's in olive oil and garlic and dash of par. cheese.....ummmmm (yummy), I did get a second helping of it but it was worth it. <BR> <BR> <BR> Have a great Labor day!!!!! <BR> <BR> Fri, 3 Sep 2010 08:37:42 EST Day 3 I did pretty good, with getting in all cals and within my range so yippee!!!! I need to stop weighing everyday when my weigh in day is on Thursday. But this morning I was 238.5 so I was happy about that because on Monday I was 241.5 so by next Thursday hopefully I will see a 2-3 pound weight lost and see 234-235 on my scale. Working out during my lunch time today, we have a gym here at work so I try and take advantage of that when I can, some days I have to kids up my girls from school an... Thu, 2 Sep 2010 10:53:36 EST Day 2- Salsa and chips So day 2 not so good had salsa and chips at lunch time and I logged it, it was higher in cal than I thought :(. So with day said here is what I ate yesterday. <BR> <BR> Breakfast- Vita top, yogurt and handful of almonds <BR> <BR> Snack- yogurt <BR> <BR> <BR> lunch- Taco salad and chip and salsa <BR> <BR> dinner- 2 oz of chicken breast and small salad no dressing <BR> <BR> exercise- walked 1 mile and dvd cardio dvd for 30 min. <BR> <BR> So no more chips and salsa for a while, I need to... Wed, 1 Sep 2010 06:51:53 EST Day 1 Yesterday was good, did good all day and even took a walk at park with kids and came home and did a little bit a boot camp dvd. Stayed with in my calorie range and drank 8 cups of water. So this morning I got on the scale and it read 239.5....yay for me. I was 241.5 yesterday morning. So off to a good start! <BR> <BR> Breakfast- Egg whites w/ onions green pepper and ham <BR> <BR> Lunch- Salad w/ light ranch and 2 tbsp of chicken salad on the side. <BR> <BR> Snack- Deep chocolate vitato... Tue, 31 Aug 2010 08:49:31 EST September goals Exercise 22 out of 30 days in September <BR> * Make sure all my meals are healthy including snacks <BR> * Eat yogurt everyday <BR> * Drink 8-12 cups of water a day <BR> * Blog everyday with progress <BR> * Track all my food and Exercise on spark <BR> * Weigh-in every Thursday <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>265</em> <em>318</em> <em>277</em> <em>319</em> <em>267</em> <em>314</em> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 15:28:44 EST Back up and back at it!! Ok so I am back up to 241 as of this morning and all last week. I got down to 230 in June, summer time has but it all back on, so with that said I will be starting over today and reclaiming my healthy life style again! I will exercise at least 10 min a day!!! I have gotten so many new work out DVD's , plus some days I will work out at the gym at my job!!! Eating I will try and change that day by day!!! I have noticed lately bad food esp fried and greasy foods and been messing up my stom... Mon, 30 Aug 2010 09:34:05 EST I vow to have no heresy kisses tonight!!!! Ok so my mother in law gives the kids a big bag of heresy kisses Sunday and low and behold I ate some yesterday. They were calling my name but not tonight!!!! I am hiding them....LOL <em>493</em> <em>473</em> Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:04:35 EST July Goals OK so I sucked at June goals big time and gain 4 pounds in the process!! Losing weight for me has always been a battle and I always lose. I have to start having a winning attitude and get it done and stop having excusing. <BR> <BR> So with that said here I go with July goals: <BR> <BR> * Exercise Daily whether its a 10 min walk or 60 min at gym!! Get it in!!! <BR> <BR> * Drink 8-10 cups of water daily <BR> <BR> * Eat fruit or veggie with every meal <BR> <BR> * Stop having excusing ... Wed, 30 Jun 2010 11:05:27 EST June Goals *Lose 10-15 pounds <BR> *Drink 64-100 oz of water a day <BR> *Exercise Monday-Friday for 30 or more <BR> * On the weekends exercise at least 15 min or more <BR> <BR> <BR> I need to get the ball going, its not than hard just need to do it!! Thu, 3 Jun 2010 10:19:14 EST My 10 year reunion!!! Ok I am about 230 now, and my reunion is 10/27/10 so that gives me 5 months I would like to be around 200 by then, because I know I will not get to my weight that I graduated with /150...LOL So 200 by 10!!! Pray !!! Wed, 26 May 2010 16:36:19 EST A little progress I am not where I want to be right now but at least i have lost some weight I went from 246 to 236 since March, was hoping to be at 220-225 right now. But I will get there. Still trying to get my food choices under control and working out more. Well lately I haven't been wanting a lot of bad things like in the pass, like when i make the kids lunch I would nibble on there snacks and lately I haven't been doing that and snacking late at night too. I guess taking small steps is better than no... Tue, 11 May 2010 09:56:37 EST Help I have not been doing ggod with working out and my eating habits since last week. I need to get back on track to meet my goal! I feel like a failure right now!! Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:55:04 EST Goals and Rewards Ok so I decided to get mroe motivated I will set some goals and then reward myself. <BR> <BR> Starting weight 245 <BR> <BR> 230 lbs- New Shoes <BR> 215lbs- New Clothes <BR> 200lbs- New work out clothes <BR> 180-Mini Vacation <BR> 170- New Bike <BR> <BR> I don't know I may think of some better stuff, but for now this what it is!! <BR> <BR> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 12:20:23 EST