JDMAKEIT2HOT's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JDMAKEIT2HOT JDMAKEIT2HOT'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/ Food dehydrator http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5592328 I bought a food dehydrator last night! I have been wanting one for a while, I kept checking on craigslist and they were either really cheap but had horrible reviews when I would research them or to expensive for something I was not even sure I would like using. Well I found one for $64.99 with a one year warrenty at bed bath and beyond. <BR> <BR> I dehydrated 3 oranges, 2 bananas, and one apple. They came out good for a first try, I think next time I will leave them on maybe another hour... Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:06:15 EST smooooooooooothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5584330 I started making smoothies again! <BR> <BR> Yesterday I made an apple and oatmeal smoothie it tasted gross so I threw a little bit of vanilla powder in it to save the taste! <BR> <BR> Today for breakfast and a snack I've had smoothies. Grapes, apple, and spinach in those. I really like smoothies cause I am a lazy person. How much better does it get than making 2 meals/snacks at once? <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> I have been wanting to make smoothies again for sometime now. The weather has ... Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:00:57 EST It helps with the motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5579153 I read about dietbet on a sparkpeople thread. I looked into this and it real, legit, not a scam. So I joined on 13/31/13, and the challenge I joined started yesterday <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> That site have a high success rate with weightloss too. This is how it works sign up, pick if you want a 4wk challenge or a 6 month challenge. I picked the 4 week option, then lose 4% OF YOUR WEIGHT, I need to lose 7.8 pounds this month in order to win. So everyone who loses 4% of their weight wins a... Thu, 2 Jan 2014 09:41:29 EST I am engaged now! AWESOME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572486 I am engaged now!!! My boyfriend proposed on 12/25/13, it was cute he came off shy, LOL. We have a date set 6/4/14, it's our anniversary so that will make it easier to remember. <BR> <BR> I am pretty excited about this! When discussing the date I said I want it to be on the day we became a couple but you can pick the year. He said we can do it in 6 months when it's here. Of course I said ok to that! <BR> <BR> Now that I have my motivation I am back on spark and sparking. <BR> <BR... Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:54:33 EST boyfriend/ puppy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5087436 My boyfriend has been going to the doctor and actually trying to get his diabetes under control! He is checking his blood sugars and writting them down. Picking healthier options when he eats... measuring out items so he knows how many carbs or servings hes eating. i love it! <BR> <BR> Now that he is getting healthy it makes me feel like im not trying to do stuff on my own, like i feel re-motivated. But a different kind of motivation, not the kind that will fade away in a couple days. <BR... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 05:51:33 EST good news :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4629492 so good news <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> my work contract that has been "iffy" for the last 7 or 8 months has been renewed! im so excited its for another 8 years. this is a big big big weight off my shoulders. there was a 95% chance we were going to lose our contract and would find out on the 24th. i was getting pretty down about probly being jobless, like how long can 112 vacation hours and a last paycheck last me??? i did not want to be one of those people who have to be on unemployement c... Sat, 17 Dec 2011 19:31:50 EST today makes 90 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4585632 this morning i woke up at 163 pounds, that makes 90 total pounds lost! how cool! <BR> <BR> i cant wait to get to 100 lost. <BR> <BR> sooooooooo with this back on track, motivated to eat right and exercise person i now am, i went through my closet and took out all the clothes that are lose and not fitted when i wear them. i figure if i take those out of my closet i will have less of a change to put some weight back on ... i wont have anythingf to hide the fat rolls! <BR> <BR> my jean siz... Tue, 15 Nov 2011 14:43:06 EST So Excited!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4560059 My co-worker is selling me his bowflex for $100! Same bowflex i use to have, before i moved out and sold my old one. <BR> <BR> We are picking it up wednesday sometime after he (my co-worker) gets off work. <BR> <BR> This paired with the homegym that i have, it's going to make me one hot mofo by the end of the year!!!! <BR> <BR> I only have about 15 pounds until i hit my goal weight of 150 pounds which i have yet to make it to before any of my set backs. <BR> <BR> I like my homegym but... Sun, 30 Oct 2011 15:55:15 EST one pic in my blog. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4556389 I've been wanting to blog for a while now, but it seems like everytime i blog and im doing great i fall off after i leave my update. <BR> <BR> oh well here is my update! <BR> <BR> i started following a low carb diet / lifestyle on 10/7/11. i feel great! I've lost 10 or 11 pounds. 1/2 inch off my neck , 2 inches off my waist, and 1 1/2 inches off my hips. <BR> <BR> i am back to using my treadmill, and i bought a home gym for doing strength training. <BR> this is my home gym only $216 wi... Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:39:45 EST just an update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4510810 so im going to start off by saying almost a whole week now i have replaced all my crap snacks like chips, salsa,cookie,popcorn or whatever was around with fruit! its made a 4 pound diffrence! <BR> <BR> now lets go back to tuesday at work! my boss, a coworker, and myself were talkig about weightloss. one coworker was tellin me how he use to not be so fat, and i told him i use to be real fat. then my boss made the comment "ya but that was a while ago" like totally dismissing the fact that ... Thu, 29 Sep 2011 17:59:29 EST date nights with my boyfriend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4428861 yesterday at work my co-worker josh ad i were talking about where to go for dates and stuff. then he asked me where marques and i go for dates. i was like well we havent really gone on a date in a while. we have been to all the restraunts around here a million times it seems. and sometimes dinner and a movies gets old. then he told me marques and i seemed like an old couple. ( in a nice way). <BR> <BR> anyways that got me thinking my boyfriend and i really do need to start going on mor... Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:30:52 EST plasma/money/saving/work. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4319738 so as some of you know i started giving plasma about 2 weeks ago. look what happened when i used my left arm.. ugly <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l55546855.jpg"> <BR> the iodine makes it look worse im talking about the center purple part. and it was a raised bump right away. im totally sticking to using my right arm. <BR> <BR> anyways so i was at my parents house and was doing some math about my plasma money. after your first 3 times you get $35 each time you go. ... Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:22:44 EST warning for the hopeless pity party days! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4315683 warning for when you have those i feel hopeless pity party days. <BR> <BR> monday when i went to give plasma the lady that weighed me said my weight to me ( they never tell you how much you weigh) and was already feeling horrible, and gross as it was. <BR> <BR> 183 she said. and i know she only said it cause my last weigh in was 178. <BR> <BR> i knew my weight was up cause all weekend i had a wedding and fathersday and my moms birthday,so i was not eating my normal foods. <BR> plus be... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 13:26:34 EST coupons coupons coupons stockpile http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4275497 this blog is in no way weight related.. for now lol. <BR> <BR> stockpile- 1 in the dinning room of our apartment. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l176434361.jpg"> <BR> <BR> stockpile-2 under the bathroom sink. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l423284529.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l603268842.jpg"> <BR> <BR> stockpile- 3 under kitchen sink <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l172414803.jpg"... Fri, 3 Jun 2011 19:16:45 EST guys are so confusing sometimes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4252437 so i blogged a couple month ago about this guy that works in the same building as i do. his name is mike. i weight 188 pounds at the time and he asked me if i gained weight. i was crushed. <BR> <BR> ive gained and lost the same 10 pounds for a while! and NOW he choose to say did you gain weight? <BR> <BR> well im down to 176 right now. i feel like its not noticable, and wil not be noticable until i get back into the 160 range. <BR> <BR> well yesterday he came up to be again and said ... Tue, 24 May 2011 05:57:34 EST realized some stuff. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4194255 <BR> realized somethng! ------ <BR> <BR> So i was watching RUBY 2 nights ago, it was the episode where she had the summit. every one sat in a circle and they talked about her weightloss ad how to get her back on track cause she recently gained 50 pounds!........ anyways while doing that they would show clips of where shes like im getting back on track, this is a fresh start, im going to do this for sure this time, ive got to get this weigh off.... and other things shes said during her... Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:23:51 EST coupons/home/work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4186927 so ive been using coupons since about right after i movedin with my boyfriend. so maybe 9 or ten months now. i so glad the extreme couponing shows came on and you tube has videos too. the stors around he do not double so i may never be able to get my total down to $0.34 but when i save 30 , 40, 50,60, 70 dollars im happy! <BR> <BR> i really started looking at prices and if its good i get the item. for example splenda hasa $3 off coupon and i was able to get 7 coupons so i have 7 of the... Sun, 24 Apr 2011 09:03:45 EST kinda worried! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4148778 <link>news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_government_sh<BR>utdown </link> <BR> <BR> so since i found out about this on wednesday i have been worried! a goverment shutdown means i would be out of work for a while since they shut down commissaries. <BR> <BR> i have about two weeks of vacation hours that i was planning on using in june for my anniversery with my boyfriend (2 years june 4th!) and in my savings i have about a paycheck saved since i dipped into it to put a little more down on a certant b... Thu, 7 Apr 2011 09:04:00 EST i have some photos in my blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4115697 so ive been doing pretty good with my eating and working out lately. i set my self up! <BR> here is how i prepared to get back on track and stay that way... <BR> <BR> * i cleaned our kitchen. Living with two grown men isnt always easy to keep it clean! but i clean it a little every day. <BR> <BR> *bought tons of groceries. after getting the kitchen clean i wanted stuff that was easy to eat, and things i could cook. eating healthy you have to have some food around so you dont stop somew... Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:12:46 EST bills,money,savings, give me feedback! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4085975 i posted this on a thread titled "bills,bills,bills,savings,feedback" on my dave ramsey team and my debt heaven team. i decided to make it a blog too to open my self up to more advice from people who arent on those teams. <BR> <BR> <BR> so i was thinking about this and i want some feed back. <BR> <BR> these are my bills. ( aside from food and gas) <BR> <BR> $25 gym <BR> $50 phone <BR> $60 electric <BR> $230 rent ( my half of the rent) <BR> $85 silver leaf (last payment is in april) <BR>... Sat, 12 Mar 2011 10:18:48 EST feeling motivated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4078351 so today is my pay day its actually kinda motivating me since i can buy some healthy foods today. i was broke and running low and stuff runs out quick when you live with two guys. <BR> <BR> so anyways i feel motivated. im actually having two days off work this week. wednesday and thursday. i can rest, and get alot of stuff done. i have not had 2 days off in a while! its pretty nice. i was getting worn out with only one day off. <BR> <BR> anyways thats what up with me today. woo hoo! <B... Wed, 9 Mar 2011 09:27:50 EST stuff :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4077725 my plants are starting to sprout! the onces where i actually put seeds in dirt. im excited, and the baby plants i bought are growing and the strawberry plants are putting out more strawberrys, all but one are green. im excited! so far it seems like the only plant that might die is my celery plant. one time a cat knocked it over and a second time it was either wind or a freaking cat. im trying to save it though. <BR> <BR> i have to take my car to the shop. its stalling and feels like its ... Tue, 8 Mar 2011 23:30:03 EST short update. really short update lol. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4034232 yesterday marked the start of a new challange for my faffft team! even though yesterday was a flop im excited! i did really good on their last challange. its 8 weeks long maybe i can get to 168. or 165. the ladys on this team are really great and motivate me! <BR> <BR> ------------------ <BR> <BR> today i get to go get my eyebrows waxed and a shampoo,cut,and style done to my hair! woo hoo! my eyebrows are looking horrible and my hair has not been cut in a few months! im excited! im going ... Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:50:20 EST still doing good. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4009682 So 17 days now back into the healthy habits. mainly focused on eating healthy still. 80/20. trying for just 2 or 3 days of exercise right now. <BR> <BR> ive been doing great with packing my lunch. either homemade lunch or using a boca/morning star/veggie patch product with some fruit and/or veggie. <BR> <BR> i know those are processed but i like them and moderation is the key! <BR> <BR> --------------- <BR> <BR> my income tax return came in today! i set it to go straight into my sa... Fri, 11 Feb 2011 13:06:11 EST better attitude now.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3989663 i have a better attitude in this blog. <BR> <BR> <BR> So the first time in my life i got to see snow stay on the ground in texas! ive seen snow when i get to my grandmas, going through ok,ks,and being in lincoln nebraska. but never had snow that stayed on the ground in texas, so cool to wake up to this! when ever they say were going to have a snow day that never happens in the part where i live!!! tonight its going to ice over....everything that melted off today is going to ice over tonigh... Fri, 4 Feb 2011 10:25:52 EST now my selfesteem is even lower! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3960441 So this morning i got hit with a reality check. so im at work, working, then this guy mike calls me over the ask me a question ( he knows ive lost alot of weight) today he said "have you gained any weight? or stayed the same? i was like no i stayed the same. the he said " ok cause sometimes we need a kick in the butt" so after he left, i asked my co worker who is a nice sweet lady. if you ask her for the truth she will tell you the trust. i said "trudy do i look bigger?" and she said "yea... Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:26:04 EST the gym, my workout clothes, and my job! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3874464 no pictures in this blog either sorry! maybe the next one! <BR> <BR> so im going to talk to you about the gym, workout clothes, and my job. <BR> <BR> GYM- <BR> im really am glad i joined this gym. im really dedicated to going! right after i first started i fell off for about a week but ever since i have been going and getting a great workout in each time i go. <BR> <BR> my boyfriend went with me (the second time we went together) and realized how much he let himself go in a year and ... Fri, 31 Dec 2010 14:33:23 EST i dont wannna! lol. (not talking about working out) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3869269 I feel so lazy today. <BR> <BR> not lazy as in i dont want to workout. i did 30 minutes on my treadmill this morning and am going to the gym tonight. <BR> <BR> <BR> i feel lazy as in i dont want to keep washing laundry, i dont want to clean up the apartment, i dont want to shower, and i dont want to go out and look for some new workout clothes that are on sale, i also dont wanna go grocery shopping today or budget out my bills. <BR> <BR> just lazy. <BR> <BR> uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu... Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:44:18 EST ooooh a blog with photos! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3861650 first let me start off by posting the photos of my bedroom set i said i was going to post early in december. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l133064834.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l15628377.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l594108861.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l315115580.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l724825589.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeop... Sat, 25 Dec 2010 12:03:56 EST i joined a gym! 12-15-10 woo hoo! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3847710 I JOINED A GYM!!! yesterday 12-15-10. <BR> <BR> i joined planet fitness. i got the membership thats $19.99 but i chose it to be $24.93 so i do not get charged an annual fee that i will forget about. lol. <BR> <BR> anyways this is the BLACK CARD membership it comes with: <BR> *unlimited guests privileges <BR> *unlimited tanning <BR> *massage chair use <BR> *half price drinks <BR> * you can workout at any planet fitness <BR> <BR> my boyfriend signed up for this with me too!!! a gym buddy ... Thu, 16 Dec 2010 15:33:23 EST la la la http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3829156 I'm still loving the new bedroom set. very adult. I'm going to see if my dad will let me borrow his camera so i can post some photos of it! <BR> <BR> my treadmill barely fit into the bedroom but it looks great and matches.lol. <BR> <BR> i now have no reason not to use it. i did some yesterday just enough to make me not feel swollen. i am getting back on track! <BR> <BR> my belt came in the mail yesterday! its black with bootylishious (sp?) in pink. <BR> <BR> on downer news..... <BR> my... Tue, 7 Dec 2010 05:59:22 EST So excited. Good things are happening! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3818482 So im on my little vacation from work... little cause its is my two normal days off pluse i took two vacation days. Last time i took a week and a half off from work and it was to long for me! So 4 days nice, not to long not to short and im getting stuff done! That is what this blog is about! <BR> <BR> Well to start off about two or two and a half month ago i broke the washer because i over loaded it and it broke. I went to a used appliance place and bought another one for 185 ( that... Thu, 2 Dec 2010 00:59:16 EST ugh thanksgiving get over with so tired of this crap! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3798800 tired of holidays. right now they only seem good for the extra hours and money on my paycheck! <BR> <BR> last night i told my mom that my boyfriends mom and her are doing their thanksgivign dinners at the same time so it will only be me at ours and he will go to his moms. she got mad. which made me mad! IM STILL COMING!! im not my brother who didnt come last year and isnt not coming this year until really late. im not my cousin who keeps going back abd forth on if she can come or not, ... Mon, 22 Nov 2010 05:52:22 EST nutrisystem http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3733383 So i bought a one month (28 day) supply of nutrisystem for $125 pluse shipping. it should be at my house next week (3-7 day shipping). <BR> <BR> my friend kaites' dad bought her a two month supply of nutrisystem to help her out. she is really liking it. I really wanted a buddy where i have someone i could have following the same plan with and now i will! <BR> <BR> im so ready to actually start losing weight again and keeping it off not bouncing back to 175! <BR> <BR> my boyfriend asked... Fri, 22 Oct 2010 14:39:06 EST i got an mp3 player! finally lol And other news. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3714919 So i finally got an mp3 player. Well actually its my third mp3 player. the first one i broke, the second i couldnt figure out so i gave it to my boss, but this one i think is a little easier. <BR> Im ripping music from cds i have to my computer its a 4gb i think thats alot but i have no idea really. IM so excited to have this cause as long as i have music i can walk forever! <BR> <BR> My friend katie has started walking with me once last week and today will be three times this week. Our sch... Thu, 14 Oct 2010 11:25:02 EST ugh http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3653898 So im having such a hard time trying to get back on my diet. <em>39</em> i should have never got off it! i have had such a sweet tooth, i know my tom is coming and i read youre suppost to have 10 days on this diet before your tom and im going to wait untill that over and then get on it .. well try to .... SO for now ill just eat my fruits and veggies i bought and try to stay away from sweets at work. <BR> i get paid wednesday so ill go get some stuff to make a smoothie mmmm :) <BR> <BR> i... Mon, 20 Sep 2010 05:47:22 EST 14 days into it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3629868 so im 14 days into my diet thats almost half way done. ive gone from 174.4/176.8 to 165.8 ..... then yesterday i craved extra chicken and had some and boom now im up almost a whole pound. its ok i know slip ups happen. at least it was with chicken and not sweets!!!! <BR> <BR> only 6.6 pounds left till im in the 150's i cant wait! <BR> <BR> my pants and shirts are fitting better. <BR> <BR> i will say the best thing about this diet is it has gotten me back to eating alot fresher. <BR> <... Sun, 12 Sep 2010 09:28:44 EST new diet day six :) HCG http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3605736 im on day six of my new diet, and back into the 160's! Barely! (169.8) lol but im in so thats all that counts. if you count the load weight ive lost 7 pounds since wednesday doing the vlcd part but 4.6 if you dont count the load weight. either way, im happy with my results. <BR> <BR> i found vitacost.com is way cheaper than the website i was ordering from! so i get my flavored stevia, flavored 100% xylitol gum, and my loose green tea on that website for alot less. <BR> <BR> this diet ... Sat, 4 Sep 2010 05:46:11 EST made my order http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3584826 so cexcited for my stuff to come in the mail. <BR> <BR> i ordered my drops, a water flavor, spry gum, and organic green tea. <BR> <BR> i cant wait to start my diet next week. it will give me a great jump start!!! Sun, 29 Aug 2010 07:54:50 EST moved http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3574320 I have been living with my boyfriend now for almost a month. ( 3 more days and its a month) so far its all good. <BR> <BR> i need to start being more active though. ive been really lazy. i havent gained any weight but i havent lost any either. <BR> <BR> i have my computer hooked up to the internet at the apartment now so i can spark more often!!!! Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:55:30 EST So many changes come august. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3446229 Only 12 days left until im moved in with my boyfriend. Im so excited and scared at the same time. Mainly money worries. I know i have enough, but untill the first month of living with him is over ill be worring about it. i dont want to spend to much. I bought supplies for both of us to do the envelope system. I think i have my money managed to where ill be able to pay all of my bills the first of the month and then save pretty much all of my august income so i can pay september bills on t... Mon, 19 Jul 2010 09:01:41 EST insanity week one done, on to week two! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3422534 Well I'm done with week one of insanity and starting week 2 today! I'm excited this workout is really fun/hard/different. i like how its more than just the same dvd everyday. <BR> <BR> i feel like I'm getting more confident, i havent lost anyweight but it feels like i have so maybe ive lost some inches .... i havent checked ill check on that next week. <BR> <BR> along with feeling more confidantes , im becoming happy more often and the little things dont really piss me off as easy as they u... Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:42:42 EST how depressing, my before insanity photos. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3402854 So i had my mom take some before photos of me since i started insanity (7-5-10). And wow. i didnt realise how bad i looked. i mean i knew i put on some weight with in the last year and a half going from 157 up to 178. i have been back on my healthy eating and working out for a week and a half before 7/5 and am down to 172. i just didnt realize even though i am still 81 pounds lighter how gross i looked! im so embarrassed to put my photos up! they are in my pajamas. lol. <BR> <BR> <img sr... Tue, 6 Jul 2010 05:53:43 EST excited for my new workout program! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3399686 I bought insanity last night off ebay (local seller) i met up with the guy paid him and got my product! im so excited to start this today! my diet has been good for about a week and a half now. <BR> <BR> i watched part of one of the insanity dvds last night and the warmup looks like a regular workout! lol but im excited. <BR> <BR> my boyfriend is starting p90x today. Sooo glad i didnt decide to do THAT cause we also watched one of the dvds and oh man pull ups!?! that would be a total fail... Mon, 5 Jul 2010 06:10:38 EST dogs, money, boyfriend, theft, high intrest rates ............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3366152 so this is a blog about whats going on with me currently it is not all about weight loss. <BR> <BR> *a couple days ago my parents brought home a new doggy a mini - pin. shes so cute and alot bigger than our other dog. i can take this one to the park and walk her ( which im going to do today!!!) <BR> <BR> *im moving in with my boyfriend in late july he brought me the application to get on his lease last night im so excited about that! now it feels like it is really going to happen! <BR> ... Thu, 24 Jun 2010 09:40:30 EST update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3276210 so i think its been at least 2 full weeks ive been keeping up with doing the bowflex. maybe 2 and a half weeks. and im happy about that :) i really am excited for when ill start to see results. <BR> <BR> only 4 1/2 days left till my vacation starts! oh my gosh im so excited its been 2 years since ive taken a vacation!!! and im just going to focus on me! Fri, 28 May 2010 08:10:15 EST no more scale! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3221726 yesterday after work my boyfriend and i went out to eat a red robin, i had the crispy chicken sandwich meal with an unsweet tea. i felt like a total cow after eating it. very bloated. gross. so then i came home and he went to his house. my mom told me if i keep going out to eat with him like that im going to get fat and gain all my weight back. and it clicked like oh my god that true! so after a little nap i got up still feeling bloated and gross. i did twenty minutes of my treadmill at... Wed, 12 May 2010 10:51:34 EST splurged, bowflex... so motivated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3210234 sooooo since my challenge is over im back to eating healthy now. i think i had 2 days where i just ate what wanted which was <BR> day 1 - i hop <BR> day2- 2 small cookies, 1 big cookie , ate out at fridays. <BR> <BR> this has made me go from 161 to 167, which im ok with i can get it off in a decent amount of time i did expect a little more of a gain from doing atkins for two weeks then splurging for a couple days. so im not to bothered. <BR> <BR> anyways this blog is really me saying im g... Sun, 9 May 2010 09:07:41 EST i won!......... and other things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3207402 so i won the fatty challenge at work i lost 14 pounds and the girl that tied with me lost 14.2 pounds and since it was % lost. i won ... $250 all mine! so i took my boyfriend out to eat for breakfast at ihop cause i was starving!!! i ate it all and now im back to eating healthy again. <BR> it dosent even feel like i lost 14 pound. i guess that just shows me i let myself go a little oto much in 2009! but whatever im so close to my goal weight now. <BR> <BR> i also got my income tax yesterda... Sat, 8 May 2010 08:43:18 EST work challenge upday .... 2 more weeks added :( or :) lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3170058 contest at work: so the 8 week fat challenge is over, i lost 4 poounds and tied with the person who dislikes me the most lol. so now she and i have a 2 week challenge going just she and i. so i was told by a work friend to do the 2 week adkins plan which i didnt want to do cause i am really into the eating healthy and have been for a while. so i gave ita show in less than a week ive lost 5 pounds! 168.4 down to 163.2. so im going to stick to this no carb no sugar plan till the end of ... Wed, 28 Apr 2010 08:15:51 EST