HLTHYRNRMOM's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HLTHYRNRMOM HLTHYRNRMOM'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/ If I lost 1lb a week in 2014....(countdown of holidays) pretty neat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576802 if i lost 1 lb each week of 2014 i would be... <BR> <BR> 7 pounds lighter by valentines day. i'm loving it! <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> 11 pounds lighter by st. patricks day. with the luck of the irish i'll make my goal <em>137</em> <BR> <BR> by easter, i'd be 16 lbs lighter. i'd be a cute bunny <em>451</em> <em>450</em> <BR> <BR> by memorial day i'd be 23 lbs lighter. i won't let it rain on my parade <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> by flag day i'd be 25 lbs lighter. <em>232</em> ... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:31:39 EST Nov 2 & Nov 3 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5531308 Nov 2nd <BR> <BR> Daily Target 39 <BR> Had 55, used 16 weekly points (sushi &wine, totally worth it ;)) <BR> <BR> **activity earned 12 pts <BR> <BR> 7 miles done <BR> <BR> Nov 3rd <BR> <BR> Daily Target 39 <BR> had 50, used 11 weekly points <BR> Today is scheduled REST day. <BR> <BR> 12 weekly points remaining for the week, met my goal!!! <BR> Ready to rock my weigh in FRIDAY :) Sun, 3 Nov 2013 20:55:39 EST Nov-1 accountabilty (ps boring) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5529605 I decided to blog everyday for the month of November for accountability to myself. <BR> <BR> Weight Watcher Daily Target 39: <BR> Today had 49 <BR> Weekly's used 10, 39 remaining <BR> <BR> <BR> **Earned 8 activity points. <BR> <BR> waked the dog 2.3 miles <BR> day 1/30 of 30 day shred <BR> 10 minutes of yoga stretching <BR> <BR> Today is my weigh-in today 248.0 <BR> <BR> My goal for the weekend is to have weekly points left for the week! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/... Fri, 1 Nov 2013 21:35:02 EST Keeping it simple..this weeks plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524940 Failing to Plan, is Planning to Fail- Jillian Michaels <BR> <BR> 10/28- Monday--- 3 mile walk, arms, abs, --10 minute yoga stretching <BR> 10/29 Tuesday---3 mile easy run, 10 minute stretching <BR> 10/30 Wednesday-- 3 mile walk, arms, abs- 10 minute yoga <BR> 10/31 Thursday 3 mile easy run <BR> 11/01- Friday REST <BR> 11/02-Saturday 7 miles <BR> 11/03 Sunday REST <BR> <BR> My hip flexor has been causing me a lot of pain lately, determined not to be sidelined!! <BR> <BR> Working on FRUMPY T... Sun, 27 Oct 2013 20:47:52 EST Fall 5% weigh in #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5517140 I lost 2.0 this week, ate better, moved more and drank more water! <BR> <BR> Ready to ROCK this challenge and get my 5% or more! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting Weight (10/12) : 250.0 <BR> 10/19: 248 <BR> 10/26: <BR> 11/2: <BR> 11/9: <BR> 11/16: <BR> 11/23: <BR> 11/30: <BR> 12/7: <BR> <BR> Total so far: 2.0 <BR> Pounds to 5% goal: 10.5 <BR> <BR> SW: 250 <BR> 5%: 12.5 <BR> GW: 237.5 <BR> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:59:11 EST Fall 5% weigh in #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5517138 I lost 2.0 this week, ate better, moved more and drank more water! <BR> <BR> Ready to ROCK this challenge and get my 5% or more! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting Weight (10/12) : 250.0 <BR> 10/19: 248 <BR> 10/26: <BR> 11/2: <BR> 11/9: <BR> 11/16: <BR> 11/23: <BR> 11/30: <BR> 12/7: <BR> <BR> Total so far: 2.0 <BR> Pounds to 5% goal: 10.5 <BR> <BR> SW: 250 <BR> 5%: 12.5 <BR> GW: 237.5 <BR> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:58:18 EST WW weigh in #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5491408 I have decided to post about my weekly weigh-in as I am on another serious mission to get to ONEderland! FINALLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY got my motivation back to finish the year strong! <BR> <BR> week 1, lost -1.6=249.6 <BR> <BR> That's all, just want a place to put it down. TGIF <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Kimberly Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:03:04 EST My 6 month race schedule, so EXCITED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441397 I have finally got my head on straight, after moving and ready to start training again. SUPER SAD I will miss my Chicago marathon, but my new plans are helping my spirits. Just wish I could get the $175 back, LOL! <BR> <BR> Training seasoning in TEXAS has begun! <BR> <BR> OCTOBER 6- San Jose Rock N Roll half marathon <em>366</em> <BR> <BR> Nov 24- Tulsa Route 66 half marathon or Holiday Half in Galveston(depends on work schedule) <em>366</em> <BR> <BR> Dec 8- Dallas Metro PCS half m... Thu, 1 Aug 2013 18:30:39 EST 5% Summer Challenge goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5435321 <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> SW: 248.2 <BR> GW: 235.8 <BR> 5%: 12.4, lose 1.5 weekly <BR> <BR> <BR> My plan to achieve my 5% <BR> <BR> ~track on MFP daily <BR> ~10,000 steps daily <BR> ~follow marathon training <BR> ~spin 2x week <BR> ~ST 2xweek <BR> <BR> 7/27: 248.2 <BR> 8/03: 246.7 <BR> 8/10: 245.2 <BR> 8/17: 243.7 <BR> 8/24; 242.2 <BR> 8/31: 240.7 <BR> 9/07: 239.2 <BR> 9/14: 237.7 <BR> 9/21: 235.8 goal <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> ~Kimberly <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:29:13 EST Exercise plan for 5% Challenge & Marathon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5343731 My exercise plan for 5% Challenge and Marathon <em>182</em> <em>192</em> <em>182</em> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> I will be going back to work and working 12 hour shifts Mon/Tues/Wed and commuting in the 4th biggest city in the country, Houston. Still trying to figure this out...but, here is my plan. <BR> <BR> Monday- 30-40 easy run in the AM, thinking 4:45 ish <BR> <BR> Tuesday-Speed work <BR> <BR> Wed-OFF <BR> <BR> Thursday-30-40 easy, spin, <BR> <BR> Friday- arms/core <BR>... Thu, 2 May 2013 21:58:45 EST 5.5 years of CHAOS is over :)))) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342590 For those of you who have known me for awhile know the story, DH & I have been living in 2 cities for the past 5.5 years. <BR> <BR> I CAN'T BELIEVE IT IS FINALLY OVER!!!!!!!!! WOOHOO! <BR> <BR> The only downside is that Houston won over my beloved Dallas. I actually am so happy it is over, I'm dealing with the Houston part, lol. <BR> <BR> NO more 2 sets of house & utility payments <BR> <BR> NO more only seeing each other half the week <BR> <BR> NO more 4 trips a week to the airport <... Wed, 1 May 2013 22:44:20 EST 7 months from today, I will be running my first marathon!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5285965 I have been off track with my eating since Feb 12th... no tracking, stress eating CRAP since my DH told me we maybe relocating with his job. LONG story, but we basicallly have been living in 2 cities for the past 5.5 yrs., the anticipation of it finally being over is overwhelming!!!!! It has been one month since the initial talk, still waiting on the boards decision..... it's the not knowing that has my nerves on edge!! I have not strayed from my half marathon training, just the eating I need... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:58:15 EST Sunny Gals vision collage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5272618 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1508126621.jpg"> Mon, 4 Mar 2013 11:37:30 EST Making exercise a habit... part 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5269748 Challenge for the 5% Winter team is to work on forming a habit, mine is exercise! I always do my running for my half marathon training schedule, but never do any ST or other cross training besides walking. <BR> My goal is to make exercise part of my daily habit just like eating is! The best way for me to make exercise a habit is by doing it first thing in the morning! <BR> <BR> <em>324</em> <em>34</em> <em>320</em> <em>319</em> <em>401</em> Sat, 2 Mar 2013 12:43:17 EST Feb 10 & 11 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5248013 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> 10th~~ <BR> Calories In~2,267 <BR> Calories Out~2,577 <BR> Steps~7,467 <BR> Fitness Minutes~41 <BR> <BR> <BR> 11th~ <BR> <BR> Calories In~1,551 <BR> Calories Out~2,619 <BR> Steps~ 6,440 <BR> Fitness Minutes~27 <BR> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:25:21 EST Feb 8 & 9 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5245074 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> 8th~~ <BR> Calories In~2,196 <BR> Calories Out~2,358 <BR> Steps~3,111 <BR> Fitness Minutes~0 <BR> <BR> <BR> 9th~ <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,389 <BR> Calories Out~3,746 <BR> Steps~ 25,999 <BR> Fitness Minutes~127 Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:22:38 EST Feb 7 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5242653 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~1,490 <BR> Calories Out~2,875 <BR> Steps~ 11,381 <BR> Fitness Minutes~55 <BR> Fri, 8 Feb 2013 10:20:48 EST Feb 6 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5241496 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,150 <BR> Calories Out~2,456 <BR> Steps~ 4,043 <BR> Fitness Minutes~0 <BR> <BR> Bad day!!! Skipped workout, sick 1 yr old and ate too many calories! Good thing I get a chance to get it right today! <em>211</em> Thu, 7 Feb 2013 11:42:13 EST Feb 5 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5239994 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~1,706 <BR> Calories Out~3,244 <BR> Steps~ 14,927 <BR> Fitness Minutes~75 <BR> Wed, 6 Feb 2013 10:07:15 EST Feb 4 accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5238913 Monday, February 04, 2013 <BR> <BR> SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,125 <BR> Calories Out~2,756 <BR> Steps~ 7,999 <BR> Fitness Minutes~20 <BR> <BR> Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:59:32 EST Feb 3 accoutabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5236944 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,232 <BR> Calories Out~2,514 <BR> Steps~ 5,934 <BR> Fitness Minutes~0 <BR> <BR> Pitiful day, broke my 100 day challenge streak. 4 yr old nephews bday party then straight to the in laws for the Superbowl. <BR> Mon, 4 Feb 2013 10:30:10 EST Feb 2~ accoutabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5235655 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,802 <BR> Calories Out~4,008 <BR> Steps~ 29,188K***********highest step count when not doing a race :) <BR> Fitness Minutes~166 <BR> <BR> Day 13 of 100 day daily activity Challenge! <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Sun, 3 Feb 2013 12:01:50 EST Feb 1~ accountabilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5234633 SW 242.0 on 2/1 <BR> GW 235.0 <BR> <BR> Calories In~2,095 <BR> Calories Out~2,724 <BR> Steps~ 9,726K <BR> Fitness Minutes~55 <BR> <BR> Day 12 of 100 day daily activity Challenge! Sat, 2 Feb 2013 15:27:22 EST Jan results/Feb Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5233053 Mission to ONEDERLAND & 26.2 miles are my goals for 2013!!! <BR> <BR> My goals per month are to lose 7lbs and 1260 minutes every month. <BR> <BR> January I wasn't completly in my groove, lots of "life" stuff going on, but hey that is part of it.. <BR> <BR> January results : <BR> <BR> Weight : <BR> Goal 7lbs~~~~~~Actual 5lbs <BR> <BR> Fitness Minutes: <BR> Goal 1,260 minutes~~~~Actual 1,088 <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> I really want to step up my activity for February and do da... Fri, 1 Feb 2013 10:49:28 EST Marathon advice flat/fast or elevation w/ longer time limit..HELP please! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5215864 I am looking for opinions from my SPARKFRIENDS on Marathon advice.... <BR> <BR> Let me start by saying I am a very SLOW run/walker My current pace is 13mm using 2:1 intervals. I have a good base right now after doing 3 half's in 5 weeks in Nov and would like to train for my first FULL <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I am trying to decide between a FLAT/FAST course of Chicago 10.13.13 with a 6.5 hr time limit, <BR> which is a 15mm pace <BR> <BR> OR <BR> Portland Marathon 10.06.13 a walker frie... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 17:21:44 EST Running races at 240's lbs, frustration vs accomplishment http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5164730 I am experiencing a MIX of emotions as I reflect on my races for 2012! <BR> <BR> <BR> I am frustrated/embarrassed that my times are soooo SLOW and it is taking me FOREVER to get back where I was!!!!! BUT hey I am 65 lbs heavier than my "normal" weight.(trying to remain positive) <BR> <BR> I feel some sense of accomplishment because I am 245 lbs trying to do something about my obesity! <BR> I have completed 4 half marathons this year plus a few 15k/10k's! 3 of those half's in the last 5 w... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:01:49 EST Weekly Report #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5122494 LW 243.6 <BR> CW 243.4 (-0.2), argh <BR> <BR> <BR> ~weekly deficit <BR> Oct26-info missing <BR> Oct 27-3737-2311= 1426 <BR> Oct 28-2825-3105= +280 <BR> Oct 29-2811-1593= 1218 <BR> Oct 30-2673-1709= 963 <BR> Oct 31-2894-1904= 990 <BR> Nov 1- 2839-2370= 469 <BR> <BR> Total deficit= 4,786, I didn't lose the 3,500=1lb + <BR> <BR> Gotta keep going! <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> <BR> Kimberly Sat, 3 Nov 2012 12:48:00 EST F/U to my birthday goal, 5 months & counting... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5112655 On Sept 24th, I set a goal to lose 37.5 lbs in 6 months by my birthday(3/24). I felt like this was a realistic goal, but would defintely take A LOT OF EFFORT! <BR> <BR> Oct has been an "OFF" month for me. I spent sometime at my mom's for a week helping her go thru my stepdad's clothes,etc, he died in March. I got sick and so did my 1 year old DD for about a week. I came back to Texas from Missouri and have been fighting with allergies the past 2 weeks. YES, I have made EXCUSES!! Not going... Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:55:39 EST 6 month until my birthday..setting some goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5073241 I woke up today with a big reality check, I've been talking a lot about losing weight, but that's just it..I've only been talking!! I am running/walking 5/6 days a week, but my eating is still out of control! Bascially on the weekends, we eat out almost every meal, it's ridiculous! <BR> <BR> My weight has remained the same since the end of April, 5 months of bouncing btw 244.6-248.4. I recently joined 2 challenges and posted some pretty embarrassing "before" photos! Talk about motivation! Ho... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:25:42 EST My quest to fit my race shirts... several HORRIBLE before pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5071659 Hey Sparkers! A first happened to me at a race last weekend, the shirts were different color for each gender. Normally I would just get a men's XL/XXL race shirt b/c I can't fit the women's size! I was faced with obviously wearing a men's b/c it was royal blue or get the cute hot pink women's........ I took the women's XL knowing it would just add to my collection of race shirts I can't fit!!!!!!!!!!!!! This actually SPARKED some series motivation! <BR> <BR> I decided ENOUGH is ENOUGH, I ... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:51:25 EST Fall 5%-assignment#3 The WHY.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5066721 Fall 5% assignment #3, WHY do you want to lose weight......... <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. To live a long time to enjoy my hubby & baby girl <BR> 2. To be healthy, to avoid heart disease, BP issues, Diabetes, Cancer etc. all related to obesity <BR> 3. To feel like me.. haven't felt "normal" since I"found" this weight 5 years ago <BR> 4. To have healthy eating under control, so I am example for my daughter <BR> 5.To shop in any store I want <BR> 6. To run with less injuries <BR> 7. To run faster <BR... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:15:22 EST I want to fit into my race shirts.......... plan set, fired up!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5056408 Excuse me while I whine for a minute!!! <em>46</em> I have a closet full of technical race shirts that I can't fit! UGH!! <BR> <BR> I am doing a 10k this weekend and the shirts are Nike technical GENDER specific shirt, the women's shirt in XL is so not wearable in public!!! Usually I order the mens shirt due to my size and ginormous boobs, but the women's is hot pink and the guys is royal blue. <BR> <BR> Well, this frustration has just helped light my FIRE!!! <BR> <BR> I joined 2 ch... Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:12:35 EST 1 year into "I'm serious this time journey"...45.2 lbs down. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4999292 A year ago this coming week I was given the clearance from my C-Section to start on my "I'm series this time journey" my goal was to lose 92 lbs, only made it half way 45.2!! <BR> <BR> I WISH I was one of those people who lose every week, but I'm not!! So, WISHING WON'T WORK!!! <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I was down 46 lbs the end of April and really haven't made progress since!!! I won't make EXCUSES, my effort I would say has been about 60%, so I should not be surprised!!!! I have had some maj... Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:51:55 EST Red Hot DONE girls 12 wk challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4963998 I'm keeping it very simple! My plan <BR> <BR> 1. Track everyday <BR> 2. Stay in Calorie range 1500-1750, 6/7 days <BR> 3. Drink 120 oz of water a day <BR> 4. Walk at least 2 miles everyday <BR> <BR> <BR> My goals ~ <BR> Start weight ~ 248.4 <BR> One Voice (725) ~ 246.0 <BR> Relaxation (8/15) ~ 236.0 <BR> Labor Day (9/3) ~ 233.0 <BR> World Heart (9/29) ~229.0 <BR> Total loss aim ~19.4 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l261997893.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http:... Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:50:22 EST "Fit for Florida" 7 wk challenge, week one.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4952284 "Fit for Florida" is my latest motivation to get back on track!!! We are doing a family vacation to Destin, Florida Aug 18th!! I am getting back to the basics!!! <BR> <BR> Week #1 Plan: <BR> <BR> 1. TRACK EVERYDAY!!! <BR> ~calories <BR> ~water <BR> ~freggies <BR> <BR> 2. Walk 3 miles 5 out of 7 days <BR> <BR> 3. Jillian Michaels or Coach Nichole dvd 3 x's this week <BR> <BR> SW for "Fit for Florida" 248.4 <BR> Realistic GW 238.4 <BR> Striving for 235.0!!! It would be my lowest weight i... Mon, 2 Jul 2012 16:55:02 EST Exactly HALF way to goal 46lbs gone & Day 1 of BLC 19-pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4851786 Today I stepped on the scale for <em>249</em> of the BLC 19 challenge and was 245.0, that is exactly HALF way to my goal <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> Just a short background of my journey <BR> <BR> June 2006- got married , stopped running due to any injury and DH & I spent everynight eating out on a patio that summer. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l203156790.jpg"> <BR> I'm 5'9" was 185 size 10/12(just cursed with big boobs, sorry if tmi) I was HAPPY at 180's, I spent my ent... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:59:43 EST BLC 19 Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4838183 I completed a half marathon on March 25, 2012 and my left knee continues to swell with any physical activity. I will need to focus on my NUTRITION!!! "They" say it is 80% nutrition anyway right?? I am following WW points plus online program for nutrition. <BR> <BR> 12 week challenge weigh-in goals: 12lbs minimum loss, goal 16lb(or more:)) !!! <BR> <BR> 4/25/12-G 245.4 A <BR> 5/2/12-G 244.1 A <BR> 5/9/12-G 242.8 A <BR> 5/16/12-G-241.5 A <BR> 5/23/12- G-240.2 A <BR> 5/3012-G-238.9 A <BR> 6/6/... Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:02:39 EST Spring5%chlg-assign#3, why I want to lose... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4779249 Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the OTHER things that you want to change! <BR> <BR> <BR> March 9, 2012 the reason I want to lose weight and commit to the 8 week/56 day Spring 5% challenge is .... <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> HEALTH- I want to be healthy. As a RN I know what it trul... Fri, 9 Mar 2012 13:27:31 EST Day 2&3 of 100 day challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4776300 Short &sweet today!! I have had 2 great runs & it feels sooooo GREAT! <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 2- 4.56 miles run/walk <BR> <BR> Dat 3- 5.11 miles run/walk + 35 pushups <BR> <BR> SW for 100 day challenge was 249.4, I still need to do measurements! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> <BR> Kimberly Wed, 7 Mar 2012 20:47:01 EST Day1 of 100Day challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4772281 I am challenging myself to 100 day challenge of 30 mins of activity everyday!!!! <em>34</em> <em>327</em> <em>312</em> <em>320</em> <em>315</em> <em>182</em> <em>313</em> <em>401</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> San Diego here we come in 101 days!!!The trip will be our FIRST family vacation where we will be taking our FIRST famly photos and my baby girl will celebrate her FIRST birthday that week!!! <BR> <BR> TALK ABOUT MOTIVATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> - ST arms-+abs + 10 mins... Mon, 5 Mar 2012 16:53:48 EST What will I look like in pics......?!?!?!?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4765243 "What will I look like in pics".... this is one of my new daily mantra's!!! <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I just booked a trip to San Diego for June <em>334</em> !!!! I did travel nursing, so I lived there in 2003 and rave about it to my hubby, it's time for him to go!!!! It is our 6th wedding anniversary and the week my baby girl turns ONE!!! <BR> <BR> SO, what will I look like in our first family pics/vacay photos?????????? I won't be at my goal, but I will do everything possible f... Thu, 1 Mar 2012 12:02:22 EST Reading Daily Spark has changed my outlook :)!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4751367 I have been really frustrated with myself lately, I set a goal to be in Onederland by June 22nd, my daughter's first birthday= NOT going to happen!!! I also set a goal to be in 230's by my 35th birthday March 24th=NOT going to happen! <BR> <BR> Am I setting unrealistic goals? Goal setting is good right? <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> Anothe issue that has been causing frustration and is creating negativity is my "pace". I have to get over the fact that I can't run my 10 mm pace or even my heavier... Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:31:16 EST The 15k that didn't happen.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4736707 I was signed up for the Hot Chocolate Dallas 15k, but didn't do it REGRETFULLY! <BR> <BR> My house is in Dallas, but we are currently living in Houston for my hubby's job. So, we were checking the weather every day from our iphone apps, we speculated that the weather was going to be 35-40 degrees at the start of the race. WELL a cold front came in that night and the temp was 28 degrees the start of the race, but the windchill made it 19 degrees!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We clearly didn't pack accordin... Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:08:10 EST 12 wk challenge for my 35th birthday/half marathon! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4651250 On 12.31.11, last day of the year I weighed 257.2, yes I gained 3 lbs during the last 2 weeks of the year, oh well. Moving forward! I have decided to set a goal to lose 20lbs by my 35th birthday on March 24, 2012, 12 weeks from now!! That means I will need to lose at least 1.6lbs minimum every week, but I am up for the challenge!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am running my 4th half marathon on March 25, so no partying for me on the 24th. LOL! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.c... Mon, 2 Jan 2012 13:01:31 EST Why I reset my weight ticker..01.01.12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4649302 Happy New Year to everyone!! I love this time of year when everyone is motivated and setting goals, it is very inspirational! <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> The day I went into the hospital at 40 weeks & 4 days pregnant my weight was at an unbeliveable high 291 lbs 06-21-11. On 12.11.11, I met my goal of losing the 35 lbs of baby weight I gained. <BR> <BR> Today as I am reading thru status updates, success stories, & blogs, I am reflecting on what are reasonable, liveable goals for myself......... Sun, 1 Jan 2012 19:29:35 EST First goal met, 35 lbs of baby weight gone!:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4621371 Let me start by saying this is the THIRD time I am writing this blog, it has poofed into sparkspace twice now, argh! I've decided not to add all the original pics. <BR> <BR> Anyhoo, <BR> I got pregnant at close to my highest weight ever! After delivering my daughter I became very overwhelmed with the idea of losing 100+ lbs. I decided to break it down to significant weight goals. <BR> <BR> I met my first goal Friday 12/8/11, 35 lbs of baby weight gone <em>9</em> . My pre-pregnancy weight wa... Sun, 11 Dec 2011 13:18:20 EST "Beach Dreams" BRBS 2012 chlg #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4560180 It is summer 2012 and I'm in ONEDERLAND!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l704121262.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am in the beautiful Dominican Republic!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l908841322.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Laying on this beautiful beach with my family and best friends Amy & Joe! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l533735620.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I can smell the ... Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:43:07 EST Finishing 2011 STRONG !!! (pics) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4549256 As of today there are 10 weeks left in the year, I plan to step up my effort!!! <BR> <BR> I delivered my first baby June 22, 2011, the day before going into the hospital I weighed on my home scale 291 lbs at 40 weeks & 4 days. My total pregnancy gain was 35 lbs, I thought I was miserable at 256 lbs!!! <em>15</em> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l825164634.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My daughter turned 4 months old yesterday, I have lost 32.2lbs of the 35 lbs baby weight!! This is t... Sun, 23 Oct 2011 13:41:28 EST What works for me? and what is realistic?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4521824 I was inspired by Jenn245 who mentioned CONSISTENCY was her "secret" to her success, I jumped on this and decided to focus on consistency and shoot for 30 mins of actvity everyday. <BR> <BR> Well, on day 3 of my 30 day challenge, my schedule was messed up(see blog) and then had a brief feeling of guilt that I didn't get my activity in for the day. As I was blogging about it, I thought "life happens" why am I down on myself???? I am losing weight for the first time in 5 years (1.6 from 30 lbs... Thu, 6 Oct 2011 00:54:47 EST Creating a habit, day 3/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4519975 I didn't meet my activity goal today and I really wanted to. I had my first hair appointment since having my baby girl, yep 3.5 months ago was the last time I got my hair done. My plan was to go to the appt at 3:30 and be done around 5:30 and get a 3 mile run/walk in. Well, I didn't leave the hair place until 6:20 and by time I got home it was 6:40ish, Dh & I just picked up Pei Wei, ate and then it was time to give Zoe a bath. Excuse to not go workout at 9 ish when my family was settled?, may... Tue, 4 Oct 2011 23:52:50 EST