MOMO7YROLD's SparkPeople Blog MOMO7YROLD's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I'm back on the journey I am back from an extended vacation time. I guess depression took ahold of me and wouldn't let go till I was 50 lbs. heavier. Yup I gained 50 lbs and I'm not happy. I just got overwhelmed with life. So what did I do while away I started online classes. I am studing for a 4 yr bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. I want to be a Kindergarten teacher. So far my grade point average I'm carrying is a 4.0. I'm ecstatic couldn't be any happier. Well back to my health and fitness. I am sche... Wed, 9 Sep 2015 07:43:06 EST Revised Plan for 2015 New Beginning challenge I started 2015 off at 182.8 lbs. I ended January at 187.2 lbs. I gained 4.4 lbs in the month. So starting Feb. 2015 off at 188.0 so I added another lb to my gain for 2015. I obviously need to be a bit more strict with myself, but I also need to be aware that I can not follow my goals perfectly to 100%. I have alot of stress and several health conditions that block my road temporarily but I must get right back to it (exercise). So I am making sure I do at least 10 mins of exercise per day. I... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 07:51:19 EST 2015 New Beginning challenge I am starting this challenge for the year 2015 to keep my self accountable and active. I plan on posting my weight every Sunday on the challenge thread. I also plan on doing cardio and strength exercises 5 days a week. Drink my 10 cups of water per day and eat my 5 fruits and veggies. I gotta get plenty of protein in my diet as well. I plan on posting to the team wall daily and logging in and spinning the wheels and giving the team daily points. I also plan on posting to the chit chat thread ... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:50:20 EST One more road block to hurdle over. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone. I just had to hurdle over several things on this journey. I was told I have MS which started all this out. Then my sister died got over all this in a yrs time. I worked hard to take the weight off and took 30 lbs of it off I only needed to lose 10 more lbs.. Then my father got sick and had a heart attack and ended up in the hospital so because I'm the oldest I become responsible for my parents health then we found out he has Dimentia brought on by the Parkinson's ... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:37:59 EST Starting over for the third time Yup this is the third time of losing these lbs. <BR> I want to apologize to my teammates n friends for not being active o here since September. <BR> My Dad has Parkisons disease with Dimentia. He got so bad that he couldn't get out of bed. He had pneumonia n a urinary tract infection so he got real delerious so I said it was time he go to a nursing home. My mother couldn't do it any longer. So she called 911 n they came n got him n on the way to the hospital he had a heart attack. Then whil... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:59:47 EST My daily streak Today is day 41 of my 50+ day streak of 10+ mins per day. I know I've had a good workout when I'm soaked with sweat n breathing heavy. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 22:42:16 EST My 10 min fitness streak of 50+ days <em>311</em> I'm doing it. <em>311</em> <BR> Today is Day 8. I've done a week full of exercise. I'm aiming for at least 10 mins but I'm doing alot more each day. The days I have Physical Therapy I don't get in as much bc they work me to exhaustion. I'm so weak when I come out of there I come home and relax. Here in a few I'm putting my walking sneakers on and heading out the door to walk around my tiny town. Its 1.3 miles from my door around town back to my door. Yesterday I walked 1.... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:23:51 EST Sparkguys 10 mins fitness streak Yesterday I joined Spark guys 10 mins fitness streak team n yesterday was day 1, 7/25/14= 88 mins.Today 7/26/14 iI did 31 mins of fitness. I'm shooting for 50 days n beyond. <em>521</em> <BR> As most of u know I have MS n since Jan. I felt weaker by the day so now I'm doin strength at physical therapy twice a week plus at home BC my legs n arms got very weak. So I decided no ifs ands buts bout it I'm doing some form of fitness each n every day. So I joined the 10 min fitness club to keep ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:15:26 EST My goal. Today is Feb. 16, 2014. I am today at 154.8. I would like to lose about 15 lbs by Mothers Day May 11th 2014. This is my goal. I would like to be 140 lbs buy Mothers Day. <em>521</em> I just gotta <em>386</em> . 15 days ago was my <em>503</em> and I've lost 26 lbs. was 30 lbs but the holidays I gained some back. I was having alot of trouble with my bowels due to my MS but I think I've got that problem straightened out. So I can do this now. I know i can. 15 lbs in 3 months seems doable. K... Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:19:30 EST BLC 24 Smart Goals Blog <em>521</em> <BR> My ultimate goal is to be healthy and stay functioning. To achieve being healthy I need to lose weight and to stay functioning I need to keep active. I want to lose 10 lbs in 12 wks. My goals are to exercise no less than 6 days per week and no less than 15 mins per day. Eat no less than 4 freggies per day every day of the weeks. And the one thing that I believe that has been holding me back from losing any weight for a few months that I will do faithfully everday is meas... Sat, 18 Jan 2014 10:20:07 EST What Im thankful for I am thankful for Spark People site first & foremost. I'm thank full for all my spark friends that cheer me on daily & I am very thankful for my little family team Daily Fitness Challenges. These members are more than friends we r family. We cheer each other on we support each other & we joke n play around while were keeping each other motivated. I'm thankful I only have 10 lbs to go to reach my goal weight. I'm thankful I'm still able to move around n exercise. The MS hasn't got the best of ... Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:45:52 EST November 1st 2013 <em>524</em> <BR> Today I start the #fit2feast Challenge. Exercise everyday for the month of November. I also start the new Leslie Sansone Challenge Fit for Thanksgiving challenge. To me they go hand in hand I exercise everyday for both of the challenges and hopefully I'll lose the 5 lbs needed for the holiday challenge for Thanksgiving on my team the Daily Fitness Challenges Team. I've got alot of challenges going on for the holiday's its gonna keep me active and accountable. I also love... Fri, 1 Nov 2013 06:01:24 EST Update I went to the nutritionist yesterday and was told what I already know. Just have to implement it. More fruits, veggies, and water. I'm gonna do it see what happens and wait for my appointment to the Gastroenterologist. I started losing again, I'm down to 155.0 now this morning so that is a great thing. The Walking with Leslie Sansone Walk for 30 days is almost over and I did pretty good keeping up with it, I wasn't perfect but nobody is. I am going to do SP's #fit2feast challenge exercise at... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 09:43:28 EST The ups and downs The ups and downs of getting healthy and fit. It is so hard this time around. I don't know mayb due to my age and the MS. But in 2008 I lost 70 pounds in 6-8 months. This time around I been at it since September 2012 and its been a year and Ive only lost 40 pounds. My energy is up and down along with my weight. I'm not giving up I'm pushing on. I guess its just gonna take more strict persistance. Its not for the lack of exercise unless I need to do more of it. I have done 12 days straight o... Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:42:14 EST My hectic life I am starting to feel overwhelmed. I've got one team that is my life and it takes centr stage and then there is my virtual life that takes up most of the left over time and then my exercise takes up the little bit of time left ovr after everything else. I am leader of a team that I love and will not give up for anything that is the Daily Fitness Challenges Team that I created and have many friendships through this. Then there is the co leading of Walking/Leslie Sansone's Team which I don't w... Sat, 5 Oct 2013 07:02:26 EST The changes I have been so irritated with myself and my body functions. Yesterday I even posted it as my status. Today finally a 2.4 lb loss. It feels so good. The sad thing is the reason it wouldn't budge was my bowels. I have IBS so I have pretty much cleaned out now the vicious cycle will start again. I am gonna try like hell to keep it off and keep them moving I've got 15 lbs left to lose and I will b where I want to be. I hoping and praying my bowels will cooperate with me and not against me again. ... Tue, 1 Oct 2013 04:45:59 EST My fitness I have started my own team for fitness. I figured it was a big hit in the teams I was co-leading so I decided to start my own. I hope its a success as well. Keeping my fingers crossed. <BR> I decided that I can help many achieve their goals as I achieve my goals. Its a learning process. We all are here for 2 reasons. Health and fitness. We are also here for friendship and helping each other achieve the 2 main goals of everyone. Lets all do it. <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> ... Sun, 18 Aug 2013 09:51:56 EST Thank u Spark friends I want to take this time to thank all U Spark Friends for sending me well wishes and nice comments about my blog of my sister. It really meant alot to me. All u friends have helped me through these last 6 mos.. I still miss my sister but I don't cry every day now, its down to a few days a week now. LOL No joking aside I feel better now that I have all of u to occupy my mind with. I'm very thankful for the 2 teams that I help lead bc without them I think I'd really be going crazy. Since my sis... Tue, 13 Aug 2013 01:03:57 EST My sister <img src=""> This was my sister who just died almost 1 yr ago. September 22 was the day. She was 10 yrs younger than me. Y did she have to go. I miss her. I love her. Sat, 3 Aug 2013 00:13:34 EST my weight tracker changed along with my cal needs changed I got an email for the diet/life strategies n I was playing round with it. I'm in stage 3 n somehow I ended up changing my weight goal n tracker. It did say 17 pounds lost now it has my current weight as my starting weight n 0 lbs lost. I don't know how to change it back. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:08:46 EST 20 lbs to go Yesterday my sister asked "how many more lbs do u have that u want to lose". I thought bout it and realized hey I only have 20 more lbs to go. When my sister died in September I weighed 198 lbs, I am now down to 165 lbs and my goal is 145 lbs so I'm almost there. 20 lbs to go. I think I have hit a plateau but I'm hoping to bust through it and start losing again and get back to the 145 lbs that I used to be. Bfor the diagnosis of the MS and the depression set in. I'm feeling good now. I just... Mon, 8 Jul 2013 10:03:51 EST im hoping for a change I'm setting a new goal for myself. For the month of June. Its a small goal. I want to lose 12 lbs for the month of June. My goal is to b 165 lbs by the 1st of July. I sure hop e I can do it. Sun, 2 Jun 2013 07:55:25 EST im a yoyo I feel like a yoyo. Up n dwn. Not only is my weight a yoyo but that is a pic of my life. My mood is up n dwn which causes my emotions to b up n dwn which causes my energy level to b up n dwn. When I'm depressed I eat a ton of chocolate then when I'm feeling good I'm strict with myself n I don't eat junk. When I'm feeling good I do alot of xercise so I then lose weight but since my life went crazy with everything I'm up a few days then I'm dwn a few days. I was diagnosed with bipolar yrs ago n... Sun, 2 Jun 2013 07:48:58 EST my crazy life I haven't got on the scale yet today. I know I gained so I'm afraid top c how much I've gained. Before my life went haywire I was pretty strict with myself n I exercised every day. I was burning like 2100 calories a week. Since I'm doing good to burn 500 a week. Well yesterday I spent the day in the car going to the hospital n brought my husband home. He has a whole new outlook on life since being brought back to life and ending up waking up from a 3 day coma in a hospital that he didn't even... Fri, 3 May 2013 07:47:39 EST today im celebrating my 9th wedding anniversary alone Yes today is my 9th wedding anniversary n I'm alone. My husband is in the hospital an hour away from home. <BR> We married in 2004. He is an alcoholic/addict. On our honeymoon he ended up in jail in Ohio for a week. Then about 5 months later I found out I was blessed with a baby so he wanted to go back to Ohio to spread the joy with friends n family n of course he was drinking so he ended up back in jail for another week then we bailed him out then the judge sentenced him to another week. Luc... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 08:51:48 EST My life journal/journey. The ups n downs. My name is Theresa Korth/Hertzog. I am 39 yrs old n I have 1 son who is autistic. He just turned 8 yrs old in March. The first day of spring was when he was born. He is what they call high functioning autisim//aspberger's syndrome. He is very intelligent. A very high IQ. Well the constant temper tantrums n screaming n hitting me keeps my life in turmoil. When I first married my husband he worked 5 days a week 8-10 he's a day, I was lonely so I decided I wanted a purpose in my life besides bei... Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:49:15 EST