MARIONJUDD's SparkPeople Blog MARIONJUDD's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 2nd goal down! Today I weighted in at 204LB <em>244</em> I have reached my 2nd small goal of 25LB's. I am thinking maybe by summer I will be able to go out in public in a bathing suit that does not look like my grandma's. LOL. But now is were I am going to need to step it up with my fitness, and add more weights and strength training. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:16:30 EST Weight fluctuations So this morning I weighed in at 206 <em>244</em> , but I joined this biggest loser competition at work and Fridays are the weigh in day, and there is always a fluctuation of 2 to 3 pounds. I try not to eat before the weigh in on Friday. I am not sure if that is a mistake or a benefit. I know some of the weight is my clothes, but could I be retaining water because I have not drank or eaten anything? Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:43:12 EST Step into spring Good morning! <BR> <BR> It has been almost a month since my last blog and a lot has happened around here. I recently found out that I might have a 9 month old grand daughter ( will find out hopefully today), that will make 2 grankids at my young age of 43 (lol). We are gearing up for our big BBQ or smoke-a-que as I like to call it, when we bring out the smokers and have all our freinds join us for a get together. I cant call it party but its like a celebration of spring. <BR> <BR> I fin... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:30:48 EST Slow but steady So over the past 5 weeks I have lost a total of 16 pounds and am so happy that I am learning how to track my calories and lose the weight healthy instead of all those fad diets you see out there. I admit that I did buy the Lipozene a few months ago (total fad diet pill) I tried it for 1 week in December and just felt horrible. I still have 55 pounds to go but I know that I can so this. It will be slow but steady. I know I will hit a few bumps in the road but that tells me that I either need ... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:17:36 EST great weekend Good morning! <BR> <BR> I had an absolute fantastic weekend with the family and good friends. Saturday was my frieds birthday and we all went cosmic bowling and I had a blast even though I lost all the games :-). Oh well it wasn't a competition. Sunday I got some housework done and them me and the hubby went to the movies. We saw Monument Men. This was an Awesome movie! After the movie we went over to my daughter and her boyfriends house (they just moved into the house this weekend). Overa... Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:55:14 EST Optimistic Well yesterday was 2 weeks since the beginning of my new healthier life style. I have to say I am please with the way my progress is going. My Daughter works at starbucks and is always bringing home things! I have to say I am no longer tempted <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> I have been a little down because I do not know were my employment status is right now, but that is not discouraging me to fall off the wagon like it would of before. I will work through this. All I can say is at least I have... Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:47:35 EST Extremely positive Well here it goes again, and this time I am so motivated to keep going. I have a goal set and my mind is now in the right place to focus on myself. I had a rough couple years with my mom passing and trying to help my dad. <BR> <BR> I joined the biggest loser challenge at work which started on Jan 31st. It is a 12 week challenge and I am ready to do this. <BR> <BR> <em>521</em> <em>223</em> Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:17:30 EST Discouraged I am so discouraged but I only have myself to blame. Last year in October I started the eat to live program, and was doing really well. In November my Mom passed away due to breast cancer and it was around the holiday's so I have gotten off track. I really am trying to get back on schedule, but everything is a temptation and I don't have the will power to fight it, I know its there somewhere. I had regained all the weight that I had lost except for 5 pounds. I have to get back on track. I n... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:46:17 EST Day 13 of E2L Wow I am so amazed of the progress I am making, not even 2 weeks in and have lost 10 pounds on the eat 2 live program. I still have a ways to go but I am so Happy right now because i know I can do this. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 08:57:08 EST Exstatic! WOW! I am so happr right now, I have lost a total of 9 LBS in 9 day on the E2L nutritarian diet. I feel more healthier and have more enrgy. I wish I would of found this so much sooner. I know if I keep on doing whaat I am doing the LBS will fall off in no time at all, and by the summer I will be able to go to the pool or lake and feel good about myself. Sat, 20 Oct 2012 09:51:00 EST First day down! Many more to go..... Well I survived my first day, but I did have to much to eat for dinner. I did stay within my calorie range, but dinner was not a healthy dinner (chili with beans and corn tortillas). I did get my excercise in at the gym which was good. My daughter comes in today from MI, I am so excited to see her. Me and her will be driving to CA on Thursday morning for a wedding. Today is another day and I am going to do better with dinner. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:35:47 EST