MYAN1959's SparkPeople Blog MYAN1959's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Stress of the Holidays <em>465</em> Thanksgiving is coming up quickly and <em>446</em> Christmas around the corner. <BR> <em>104</em> I am still doing my board on my frig having a hard time getting in my Leslie 3 times a week which has me a little down <em>39</em> <BR> Was really hoping my boyfriend would be not smoking so much anymore but that is not happening and he stinks so badly <em>46</em> bummed about that. <BR> Decided with the holidays and feeling pressure about writing in the groups every d... Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:11:30 EST Kicking it up a knotch for November:) <img src=""> <BR> Hello sweet <em>223</em> 's. This was my October board a bit busy and yes did quite a few steps and did a few miles with Leslie. <BR> I need to kick it up a bit. New Month New Board <em>104</em> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> It's been a crazy month with so much stuff going on but have to get it back in gear. <BR> <img src=" Fri, 2 Nov 2012 22:47:02 EST The Fit Bit Ultra/120 Days Not Smoking <BR> Well I am about to buy me a present for doing such a great job and hit my 120 days today <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>104</em> <BR> If I seem excited I am <em>246</em> living with a smoker is a hard job <em>198</em> so I am about to buy me something <em>345</em> <BR> I have been talking with a <em>223</em> about the Fit Bit and would like any other feed back I can get on this. <BR> I want the one that does everything and the sleep. I have looked in the SP store, Am... Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:02:55 EST New Strategy for bringing in Autumn:) <em>469</em> Good Morning to all my <em>223</em> 's. My weigh in was this morning and was so positive with all the hard work this week of <em>311</em> and strength <em>362</em> but guess what <em>192</em> I gained 4 lbs <em>46</em> . <BR> <BR> So I went out on line to see if I could find anything relating to my problem, so it is not my thyroid I take medicine for that and I have a clean bill of health so I am thinking after reading this article that I am not going to weigh ... Sat, 13 Oct 2012 09:09:55 EST Bringing in Fall with a Smile:) <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Okay, last week was a set back for me with trials and errors having my sweetie home everyday from his surgery and cooking and eating his favorites:) <em>33</em> <BR> I came so close to buying a pack of cigarettes this last weekend it was awful, <em>198</em> but I DIDN'T. Its kind of like do I want to save my marriage but I am not married. <B... Wed, 3 Oct 2012 05:46:13 EST A Huge Milestone for me:) 90 Days <img src=""> I hit another milestone today. I am so proud of myself. Living with a smoker sure has made me doubt some days but I have kept strong. <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> Tomorrow is weigh in day, Yikes! lol I have decided that if I didn't loose a lb that I was going to go to weighing every 2 weeks lol I don't like the disappointment especially when I know I am doing everything right. <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <em>386</em> so I wil... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:17:06 EST &#127802;A little bummed but know I am on the right track&#127802; Had my weigh in this morning was so sure I would see a change but 1 oz off loosing a lb&#128542; <BR> I have faithfully tracking all my food for 16 days been exercising 5 days a week a little sad. But I know I am on the right track. <BR> I am more aware now of what's in a serving. When I go to restaurants I automatically get the salad and grilled chicken and ask for a to go box and put 1/2 away for another meal. <BR> &#128241;I have been using the app on my phone a lot tracking my food and wa... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 11:27:55 EST &#128522;Day 12 on tracking and goals &#128144;well I am an honest woman and I have been tracking my food intake now for 12 days. It has really made me aware of how many calories some small things have&#128522; <BR> I got the 28 day Boot Camp which I did the first 2 days took the 3rd day break and today was day 4. I went thru a few more days I guess I am spoiled and need the motivation of Leslie Sansone with my walks. But what I decided is I love Nicole's pattern on her calendar . So I customized her calendar to use Leslies walks... Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:10:42 EST First full week of tracking &#128522;Well did my weigh in the morning still 142 did not loose a pound. But that's okay I did not gain one either&#128516; I feel I am getting on the right track of tracking my food which is getting easier since I have a lot of the food I eat in now. <BR> Just need to push harder and get in more excerise! Watching Leslie Samsone today on QVC she should get me back my motivation like she did the first time I saw her. <BR> &#127801;I am loving all the teams I am in I read more of the posts t... Sat, 8 Sep 2012 07:38:51 EST &#127796;&#128026;Day 7 on SP Well I have to say <em>252</em> I kind of got a little over whelmed when I started 7 days ago. Jumped into some teams and started too many challenges. I have to back up a bit and do what I can manage so I can succeed. <BR> &#127801;I love the no smoking groups that I can jump in and have my daily no smoke&#128522; <BR> I love reading everyone's days I just don't have time to respond to everyone especially during the week. The teams I am in and the friends I have made are so helping me want ... Wed, 5 Sep 2012 20:38:15 EST &#127796;&#9973;Charleston SC Getting my morning sp reading in before packing up to drive to Charleston. It's suppose to be a beautiful day, no rain. Waiting for my sweetie to wake up so I can get my walk in with Leslie before we go. <BR> He normally gets me a Bojangles bacon and egg biscuit the mornings we leave for out of town but after looking it up last night to add to my tracker I said No Way&#128522;&#128144; <BR> &#9749;I will be having my oatmeal before we go. We will be eating out so this is going tobe a real cha... Sat, 1 Sep 2012 07:54:50 EST Mini Vacation Well it's Friday morning and I am off work until Tuesday&#128522;home today then going to Charleston tomorrow to play til Sunday so my first away from home watching my food intake is coming soon. <BR> &#127802;a lot easier when you can pack your food for the day. Fingers crossed I won't indulge like I normally do when we go out of town. <BR> I will have my IPad with me to check in and get support if I need to which is great. <BR> Waiting to weigh in tomorrow to see if the scale has moved. I d... Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:14:30 EST &#128516;It's my Friday Looking forward to a long weekend, feeling a lot better today going to get my walking in tonight after work, miss my Leslie&#128522; got a good lunch packed with whole wheat wrap,chiptole turkey, hummus,,spinach,pepper jack cheese and asparagus. Yummy I am already looking forward to lunch lol hope everyone has a beautiful day&#128159; Thu, 30 Aug 2012 05:53:19 EST &#127802;August 29th another new day&#128522; Feeling well enough to go back to work today, the challenge working in an office with all the food that comes in is to keep on track with my calories I am allowed. My 2nd day on SparkPeople did my Nope log in on no smoking and got my log in bonus a great start for the day. Have met some sweet new friends on here and so excited about my new adventure with this site. Waiting to get to 100 points so I can reply back to some friends pages&#128522; Wed, 29 Aug 2012 05:45:58 EST A New Start <img src=""> <BR> <BR> August 28th 2012 getting serious about getting back to healthy, fit and just all around feeling good again. Home sick today so have a little time to start my SparkPeople. Looks like a great site for support and encouragement. will not be doing much today since I am home from work not feeling well. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:34:16 EST