LISAG80123's SparkPeople Blog LISAG80123's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community In a New Category I know how we all hate those darn BMI charts. Okay, well I do anyway. But I checked my BMI the other day and was pleasantly surprised to have moved from the Obese category to the Overweight category. Maybe not a huge victory, but I'll take my victories where I can get them. I hope to one day see that I'm in that Healthy category too. <BR> <BR> I've been recovering from the injuries I received when my neighbor's dog attacked me. No fun there. I took a week off from working out. This mo... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:16:07 EST 80 Lbs. down as of today! It was almost six months ago that I had my weight loss surgery. As of today, I'm down 80 lbs. The energy I've gained is amazing. My lifestyle has changed dramatically. <BR> <BR> I now track everything that goes into my mouth. I strive to make the best choices for myself nutritionally and find new ways to reward myself along the way. Exercise is a part of my life now and I'm enjoying it. Challenging myself to go further and do more. <BR> <BR> Sparkpeople has definitely helped me to s... Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:27:04 EST Finally shattered the plateau! We've all been there. We've all hit plateaus and while the scale stays the same, our frustration mounts. It can be pretty tough sometimes when you feel as if you've tried everything, but it's so important NOT to give up. <BR> <BR> Maybe I didn't really "shatter" this plateau but I did finally start moving downward again. And yes, only being a pound down is a victory that I will gladly claim. I was stuck right at 200 lbs. So to be out of the 200's is a victory for me. <BR> <BR> I'm not ... Tue, 9 Aug 2011 14:43:51 EST