KATHY391's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KATHY391 KATHY391'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/ goals 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601558 hello sparkers <BR> <BR> im feeling a little motivated, seems if you think positive positive will follow. I started today feeling horrible about myself and the environment around me, but i chose to shrug it off and boom things are working out pretty good. <BR> <BR> So here it goes my list of goals for this year: <BR> <BR> 1- by this summer i will loose 10 more pounds <BR> 2- i will get my drivers license this year <BR> <BR> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:43:10 EST Im back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5467850 So its been a while since i visited spark people, let alone stuck with my healthy lifestyle. I guess after loosing those first 35 pounds, i figured i needed a break, but what i hadnt realized is that its okay to take a small break but not a permanent one, its okay to cheat once in a while but not a constant cheat. which is exactly what i did. I cheated at each meal <em>287</em> <em>480</em> <em>471</em> and i didnt worry about working out to burn off the excess calories consumed, i didn... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:02:44 EST Be Happy and remember daily efforts create a new you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5315547 So ive come to a harsh reality that we will make mistakes. Trying to be perfect all the time just wont work! The important part of it all is to get back up and continue on our journey!Cut ourselves some slack andTry, Try and try again! <BR> <BR> Our overall goal shouldnt be to get back to a certain number on the scale, to wear a certain size pants, no no no our goal should be to be happy! All our actions to live a healthier happier life will reflect on us , on our smile! Be happy today, even... Mon, 8 Apr 2013 09:11:17 EST No excuses! 60 days to a better body today is day 11!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5311090 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l337092948.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning SPARKERS!!! <BR> <BR> Today i woke up feeling like i've had such a long week all i want to do is stay in bed all day, <BR> not go for a morning walk, <BR> not go to work, <BR> no excersize, <BR> no playing with the kids, <BR> no cleaning, <BR> no cooking. <BR> no walking the dog no nothing.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l102498015.jpg"> <BR> <BR> But i cant!!... Thu, 4 Apr 2013 08:20:15 EST 60 days to a better body today is day 10, I won't give up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5309791 Is anyone out there, facing a hard challenge right now? is this challenge so hard that you feel like giving up but at the same time you want it so bad! I know this feeling! and if you are feeling this way i have one thing to Say to you... DONT GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> I AM PUSHING AND SO CAN YOU! <BR> <BR> Today is day 10! Can you believe it! ive never worked out so hard in my life! This is definetly extreme cardio, sweat, body and heart pumping work out! but i love this challenge! <BR> <BR> d... Wed, 3 Apr 2013 07:56:05 EST 60 Days to a better body today is day 9, and im focusing on my non scale victories! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5308504 So this challenge is still very hard. At this point my shins are begining to signal me that im pushing my self to the extreme, i completed my work out and let them rest. Hopefully they dont cause me too much pain during today work out. Im actually going to start doing some shin stregthning excersizes to see if that helps. Any one out there have this problem? <BR> <BR> Any how today is day 9, 51 days more to go. seems like forever! but i will not give up! I have seened many changes since ive ... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 08:06:50 EST 60 days to a better body , today is day four! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5302886 so day three was xhausting, i was so tired, i hadnt been getting enough sleep, but i stood in front of my tv and i did every exercise, my husband joined me and now we are doing this together! having him there pushing kept me going! every time i wanted to give up and i saw him still pushing i got a drink of water to a couple breaths and jumped back into the work out! its about an hour long. It was insane! but i felt great after! tired but happy. I was able to push more this time around, seems ... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:59:27 EST Started the Insanity 60 day Program Today is day three!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5301686 I am so excited about this new program ive started. Insanity ! its Insane! <BR> <BR> Day one was hard !!! from my fit test i can see i am not quite where i want to be. However looking forward to putting on a bikini this summer so im up for the challenge! <BR> <BR> Day two WAS INTENSE!! i could barely make it thru but the important part of it all is i attempted it. i woke up sore this morning and tired but im determined to get through! <BR> <BR> Today is day three, and IM READY!!! Im so sor... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:18:16 EST multitasking it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5232953 Today i learned that i can multi task and decrease the time i spend watching tv or surfing the web to excersize. POSSIBLY EVEN while im cleaning i can get in some jumping jacks. <BR> my plan: <BR> i will do an excersize video i have on my phone while i watch my favorite tv show this evening, i can watch my show and work out! <BR> <BR> i wish i wouldve thought of this before. <BR> <BR> have a great weekend Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:53:21 EST todays plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5171131 <BR> <BR> today will be a great day no matter what ! nothing will ruin it. i will keep my positive attitude no matter what. <BR> <BR> todays goals: <BR> get in my fiber with every meal <BR> drink my water <BR> try to get in at least 15 minutes of yoga before the night ends <BR> try to go to bed early enough tonight so that i will wake up rested in the morning <BR> <BR> wish me luck everyone! todays hubbys birthday so i will be very bussy Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:33:15 EST TODAYS PLAN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5169969 Today will be a good day! <BR> 1- i will get through my 8 hours of work with a smile <BR> 2- nothing negative will come out of my mouth <BR> 3- after work i will get in 15 minutes of a cardio work out of my choice <BR> 4- i Will then take a relaxing bath and have some dinner with my family <BR> 5- I will have tea time with my dauhter and read her a story before bed <BR> 6- I will try my best to get to bed at an early time so that i can get my 8 hours of sleep. <BR> Wish me luck everyone! <BR>... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:50:23 EST Prayers please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5166559 My heart aches right now, how can such a tragedy occur. Kids young kids, who are inocent and helpless. God bless us all.. <BR> <BR> <BR> please pray for the families of the victims of today’s massacre in Newtown CT. today lots of children died at the hands of a gunman. innocent elementary school kids. my heart goes out to those parents who sent their kids to school and they never came home. Please help me help them through prayers for peace for them so that they may have the courage to over... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:17:05 EST -3 beads from my weightloss bracelet yay http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5141254 So i weighed myself this morning and i realized that ive lost a total of 3 pounds i am so excited and motivated! i cant wait to burn off all this fat! I will definetly workout out today when i get home no matter how tired i am! my focus today is drinking water, i am going to try to drink as much water as possible. I dont quite know what has made a difference on my weightloss but i think its, me working out on a regular basis and not eating late night . so far so good! <BR> <img src="http://... Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:39:30 EST Weight loss Bracelet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5140161 So this weekend was awesome for my weightloss! <BR> yeaaaa! <BR> Friday: <BR> night i did Bollywood with hemelaya, it was great! then i cooked a homemeade vegetable soup, and did not snack at night! <BR> Saturday: <BR> i did 20 minutes of kickboxing in the morning, breakfast was egg whites and veggies, with whole wheat toast and of course my cup of coffee. <BR> In the afternoon i did latin dancing for 30 minutes, ohh that felt so great! then i made a healthy lunch for me and my family: baked... Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:10:30 EST changing the breakfast rutine a little. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5133674 So today i changed up a bit. I usually have oatmeal for breakfast however today i felt i wanted to get in s much of my veggies as possible, so i made eggwhites scrambled, with turkey ,brocoli and cheese. yummy. delicious with a nice warm cup of coffee. <BR> <BR> heres a picture of it. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1240249514.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:16:22 EST So much to do so little time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5132975 So it seems i have a lot to say today. hahaha <BR> Well today I've been wrapping my mind around all different weight loss strategies, issues and Problems i have. If you ask me its one of the hardest thing to do ..loose weight. However I am so tired of trying to achieve everything all at once. Especially since im so tired over all. Sometimes most of us have so much going on and its hard to do what we want to do let alone what we need to do but arent as motivated to do.. <BR> I've decided that ... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:05:31 EST comments from others http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5132784 So today during my lunch break i went to the store, I was going to get a cup of vegeteable soup, for the price i was going to pay for it i decided to get some chips instead. The clerk at the store took a look at me and says "i havent worked in the store in a long time". He says "you work in the office across the street right?I replied yes. Then he says " you were skinny before you gain weight what happened"? I told him " i had a baby". he says ohhhhh. <BR> <BR> But this is what gets on my la... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:21:37 EST Starting all over http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5132502 I kinda fell of the horse ..if you get what i mean.... i have not been respecting my calorie limit, i have not been excersizing, i have not been weighing in, i have not been drinking water, and yesterday i had 0 fruits/vegies.. i do it sometimes but i haven been very consistant which is key for weight loss.Ive got my handsfull. got a new puppy. been a little tight with money so havent been able to buy many fresh fruits mostly bought frozen veggies... and with this cold winter air , when i get... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:43:06 EST having a good weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5123027 so I started my Saturday morning with a 20 minute cardio. kickboxing session. made. a delicious home cooked breakfast . <BR> breakfast was : <BR> egg whites scrambled with ham a little cheese and spinach no butter. with whole wheat toast. it was so delicious! <BR> the best part is it was healthy. <BR> in the afternoon I got in more excercise by helping my hubby mom move. all yhe loading and un loading walking up and down the stairs. .. I'm tired. however my mom in law decided to order some... Sat, 3 Nov 2012 22:54:07 EST Temptation is at my house! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5088726 This weekend I decided to let the kids have a sleep over Party .diner yesterday was pizza! snacks were chips and soda! dessert was home baked chocolate chip cookies and Brownies! Its been a long time since Ive had a treat...I just couldnt help myself! I had to have a piece!However today is Saturday morning and temptation is still in my home the chips are lying right at the entrance of my kitchen ! but I will not give into you temptation! I will not undo al l those days of hard work! Sat, 6 Oct 2012 08:30:06 EST Its Friday People, Tomorrow is my birthday !!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5078081 Happy Friday everyone!!! <em>224</em> This weekend i will be chatting with my team on the weekend survival board. I love fridays because it gives me the chance to unwind and relax, however this wekend i plan on staying on track no matter what, tomorrow is my birthday , however i will try my best not to indulge so much in the cake eating fest! Wish me luck ! <em>383</em> Any suggestions as to a healthy cake recipe? please comment! <em>475</em> <BR> <BR> Have a great weekend everyone! Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:22:58 EST Its monday my Goal this week is: excersize 4 times a week for 15 minutes minimum. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5072547 Its Monday once again. This weekend was one full of activity for me. so cold out this morning, seems like a complete different day from yesterday which was so sunny. looking forward to this week challenging myself every day to keep within my calorie limits, get in some excersize, and drink lots of water. its my endless battle to loose weight, ive been stuck these past three weeks havent gained any weight but havent lost any either, maybe the fact that i havent excersized very much lately has ... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 08:43:33 EST Went Shopping for a size 12 yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5064511 Hello everyone, so i have been sick for the past 2 weeks and wasnt feeling up to excersizing...however i stayed on track and havent gained back the weight i lost. Am so happy!!! i went shopping yesterday for a pair of pants, i bought them size 12 and they fit just right. Buying this smaller size and comparing how i look in these and how i look in the size 14 and 16s those sizes are now big on me. and im so motivated i cant wait to get home this evening and do at least 30 minutes cardio kickbo... Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:27:23 EST Feeling good and a little bit more comfortable in my clothes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5048185 So this morning i woke up very happy because it is Friday. I love fridays, its pay day and its the end of my work week. I always look forward to spending the weekend with my family. However this weekend im keeping my mind on my weight loss, seems that some times during the weekend since i like to unwind and relax i let my self go and cheat on my healthy eating habbits...so this weekend i will continue to drink my 8 glasses of water, eat my 5 servings of veggies and fruits, and i will do my da... Fri, 7 Sep 2012 08:23:58 EST Down one size woohooo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5046715 So im not ashamed to say i was a size 14 -16 in pants, but little by little i have noticed that my pants are feeling looser and i now have to wear a belt with them, and not only that but im at the last notch on my belt!!! I am now at a size 12 but i dont quite trust that because it may depend on the fabric, my jeans that are size 13 and 14 still fit but then again they are always put in the drier which makes them shrink a little, so its kind of tricky however i am definetly enjoying the fact ... Thu, 6 Sep 2012 08:25:52 EST