MYLOVELYCURVES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MYLOVELYCURVES MYLOVELYCURVES'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/ Wedding pictures, part 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726543 I can't believe it's already been a month since our wedding day!! Time just flies by. And now I'm FINALLY going to share the wedding pictures with all of you! :) <BR> <BR> First, I want to tell you a little bit about our wedding. Early on, we decided to have a very small, intimate wedding. We felt like that was more "us", we didn't feel comfortable with the idea of a big wedding. That just not our thing. We even thought about eloping to some place exotic but then we both agreed that we'd wan... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:51:17 EST Daily checklist - Day 15 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5672169 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 1 day) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 59 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,456 calories <BR> Today I burned: 1,012 calories ... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:13:54 EST Daily checklist - Day 11 of 53 (Two more pounds lost!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669175 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 55 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,397 calories <BR> Today I burned: 626 calories ... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:52:34 EST Daily checklist - Day 10 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668399 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 54 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,520 calories <BR> Today I burned: 692 calories ... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:28:43 EST Daily checklist - Day 9 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5667494 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ x ] (Current streak: 1 day) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 53 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,150 calories <BR> Today I burned: 632 calories ... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:27:21 EST Daily checklist - Day 5 of 53 (Lost a pound this week!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664765 It's already Saturday morning here but here's yesterday's checklist. I was out last night and didn't have time to update. Despite going out and having dinner at a restaurant I managed to stay within my calorie limits :) Woo hoo! But I didn't meet my calorie deficit goal!!! WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH ME?? I have to get serious about this. <BR> <BR> I'm happy with yesterday even though I didn't meet my calorie deficit goal. EVERY DAY IS A NEW CHANGE! Besides, I lost a pound this week!! I'm gettin... Sat, 5 Apr 2014 03:53:30 EST April Goals + 2 Progress Pics! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664213 My goals for April are: <BR> <BR> - lose 13 pounds <BR> - keep my streaks going! (go for a walk every day, take the stairs instead of the elevator, track my meals 6 days a week, stay within my calories 6 days a week, a calorie deficit of -1000 calories 6 days a week) <BR> - do yoga three times a week <BR> - do strength training five times a week <BR> <BR> That sounds like a lot! And honestly, it IS a lot. But I feel like I have so much energy and this amazing forward momentum that'll help m... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:22 EST Daily checklist - Day 4 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5663654 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 days) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 48 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,195 calories <BR> Today I burned: 200 calories <... Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:43:13 EST Daily checklist - Day 3 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662750 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 days) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 47 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,346 calories <BR> Today I burned: 416 calories <... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 14:56:01 EST Daily checklist - Day 2 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662741 Yesterday's checklist: <BR> <BR> 6 DAYS A WEEK: <BR> Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 day) <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> EVERY DAY: <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 46 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,319 calories <BR... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 14:45:38 EST Daily checklist - Day 1 of 53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660997 I realized something today. I'm getting married in only 53 days!!! <BR> <BR> THIS MEANS I BETTER KICK THINGS UP A NOTCH! I'm really proud of making consistent changes in my life and getting healthier/losing more weight, but I really want to lose some serious weight before our wedding day. <BR> <BR> And that is why I'm adding a new thing to track on my checklist. My new goal for the next 53 days is to have a daily calorie differential of at least -1000 calories, six days a week. I know this... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:17:57 EST Daily checklist + My first 10k! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5658793 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 45 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,284 calories <BR> Today I burned: 878 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 1,418 <BR> <BR> What a great Friday! AND I RAN ... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:24:20 EST Daily checklist + Fought the urge to overeat! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657927 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 44 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,600 calories <BR> Today I burned: 350 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 570 <BR> <BR> First of all, I'd like to say GO... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:12:58 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657092 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 43 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,700 calories <BR> Today I burned: 305 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 410 <BR> <BR> FINALLY, no dizziness today!! I feel... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:10:14 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654054 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 40 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,841 calories <BR> Today I burned: 381 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 360 <BR> <BR> Today was a good day except for the ... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:30:05 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5653359 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 39 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,615 calories <BR> Today I burned: 360 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 564 <BR> <BR> Happy Friday everyone! My day was a ... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:58:59 EST Daily checklist + Health benefits of standing while working http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652571 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 38 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,512 calories <BR> Today I burned: 660 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: - 968 <BR> <BR> Another great day today! I went for ... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:48:08 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5651772 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 37 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,630 calories <BR> Today I burned: 850 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: -1,040 calories <BR> <BR> WHAT A GREAT DAY! After m... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:25:37 EST Daily checklist + 3 pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650912 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 36 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,734 calories <BR> Today I burned: 320 calories <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: -400 calories <BR> <BR> I'm moving on from my setba... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:31:31 EST Setbacks and how I'm dealing with them http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650065 This is not an easy blog to write. <BR> <BR> I've been thinking about what to say for a couple of days now. <BR> <BR> I'm just going to say it: I messed up. <BR> <BR> Obviously, I'm very disappointed in myself at the moment. Yes, you guessed right: I broke my streaks this weekend (all but two). Just writing that, just admitting my failure, makes me feel so ashamed of myself that a part of me wants to hide in my bedroom forever so I don't have to deal with the fact that I am, in fact, a fl... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:03:14 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5647037 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 31 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 31 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 34 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 32 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 31 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,267 calories <BR> Today I burned: 254 calories <BR> (BMR: 1820 calories) <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: -807 calories <BR> <... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:19:54 EST Daily checklist + The 30-day milestone reached! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5646305 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 30 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 30 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 33 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 31 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 30 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,100 calories <BR> Today I burned: 570 calories <BR> (BMR: 1820 calories) <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: -1,290 calories <BR> ... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:35:50 EST Daily checklist + Avoided emotional eating today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645541 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 29 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 29 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 32 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 30 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 29 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1662 calories <BR> Today I burned: 431 calories <BR> (BMR: 1820 calories) <BR> <BR> Daily calorie differential: -590 <BR> <BR> There yo... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:12:50 EST Daily checklist + What motivates me right now (Part 2) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5644588 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 28 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 28 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 31 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 29 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 28 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1542 calories <BR> Today I burned: 325 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -615 <BR> <BR> Yay! My goal is to have a daily calorie d... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:05:43 EST Daily checklist + This week's goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643777 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 30 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 28 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> <BR> I survived the weekend! And it was a great one. What a great week it was! I'm ready to kick things up a notch this week though: I'm aiming for a calorie ... Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:25:27 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5642323 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 25 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 25 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 28 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 26 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 25 days) <BR> <BR> :) That's it for the day! Compared to how my Friday nights used to be, this is a huge improvement even though I'm at the high end of my calorie range fo... Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:32:39 EST Daily checklist + A small victory at the movies today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5641516 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 24 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 24 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 27 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 25 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 24 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1250 calories <BR> Today I burned: 260 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -800 calories <BR> <BR> If it wasn't for my streaks, I wo... Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:07:48 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5640653 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 26 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 24 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> <BR> This is going to be quick because it's past midnight here and I'm so tired. It's been a long day! My ankle feels a lot better today and I did even manag... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:06:10 EST Daily checklist + March goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639649 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 25 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> <BR> I tripped and fell on my walk today and now my ankle is really sore :( Other than that it was a good day. Today was the only day this week I'm allowed t... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 15:36:25 EST Daily checklist + A change in my weigh-in routine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638764 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 24 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 22 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> <BR> They always say it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, and I'm starting to agree on that! These things on my list are starting to come pretty natura... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 16:21:45 EST Daily checklist + Lost 1 pound this week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637830 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 20 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 20 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 23 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 20 days) <BR> <BR> I didn't post a blog yesterday but I'm happy to say my streaks are still going strong :) I tracked my meals every day this week and didn't even go over ... Sun, 2 Mar 2014 16:27:37 EST Daily checklist + A few pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636239 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 18 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 18 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 21 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 20 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 18 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1750 calories <BR> Today I burned: 510 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -570 <BR> <BR> It's Friday! Again! These weeks go by so... Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:13:57 EST Daily checklist + New hair! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5635444 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 17 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 17 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 20 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 19 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 17 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1750 calories <BR> Today I burned: 100 calories <BR> <BR> I have a cold so no workouts for me today. Just rest, healthy food and lots of ... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:01:03 EST Daily checklist + Pictures from our trip to Gdansk, Poland http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634514 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 19 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 18 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1552 calories <BR> Today I burned: 100 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -360 <BR> <BR> I didn't really get to work out today b... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:54:29 EST Daily checklist + What motivates me right now (part 1) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633557 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 18 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 17 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1580 calories <BR> Today I burned: 771 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -1021 <BR> <BR> <em>521</em> <em>224</em> <em>... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:17:21 EST Daily checklist + Goal almost met! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632680 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 17 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1480 calories <BR> Today I burned: 380 calories <BR> Daily calorie differential: -721 <BR> <BR> What a great start for the week! I was tem... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:11:47 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631763 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> <BR> This was a very relaxing weekend after a hectic week. Now I feel ready for a new week! My goal is to lose another 2 pounds by Saturday. I know I can do ... Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:17:31 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631019 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 12 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 12 days) <BR> <BR> Woo hoo! The 15-day mark is getting closer which means I'll get my first reward in a few days if I keep this up! I've already kept the "Didn't binge" st... Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:06:08 EST Daily checklist + Lost 2 pounds this week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5630220 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 14 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1200 calories <BR> Today I burned: 380 calories <BR> <BR> Woo hoo! It's Friday and look at my calories! 1200! That's pretty impressive. ... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:14:49 EST Yesterday's checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5629741 It's already Friday morning here and I realized last night just as I was falling asleep that I forgot to post my checklist on here. So here we go: <BR> <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 13 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 12 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> ... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 01:29:24 EST Daily checklist + Streak rewards? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5628449 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 12 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,470 calories <BR> Today I burned: 300 calories <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm really proud of myself for sticking to my goals! I know it hasn't even... Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:02:42 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5627576 I wish I had the time or the energy to write a proper blog but I'm so tired and I just want to get some sleep. Just wanted to post my checklist before I go to bed. I hope you're all having a lovely day! xoxo <BR> <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Took the stairs inst... Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:41:56 EST Daily checklist + Plans for the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5626579 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,510 calories <BR> Today I burned: 100 calories <BR> <BR> That's how I did today. I'm going to be extremely busy for the next couple of da... Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:28:24 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5625643 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 7 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 7 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) <BR> Went for a walk (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 7 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,580 calories <BR> Today I burned: 100 calories <BR> <BR> There you go! :) Have a happy Sunday everyone! <BR> <BR> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:25:07 EST Daily checklist + Updated streak http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5624964 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,780 calories <BR> Today I burned: 443 calories <BR> <BR> <BR> It's already late and I'm off to bed soon, but I just wanted to post my daily checklist befo... Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:22:30 EST Daily checklist + Happy Valentine's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5624136 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 0 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 8 days) <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 7 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 2,100 calories <BR> Today I burned: 570 calories <BR> <BR> Happy Valentine's Day everyone! :) In Finland, Valentine's Day is not just about lovers or couples but also about ... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:49:06 EST Daily checklist + 2 pounds lost! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5623207 Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak: 7 days) <BR> Went for a walk. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) <BR> Took the stairs instead of the elevator. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) <BR> <BR> Today I ate: 1,670 calories <BR> Today I burned: 343 calories <BR> <BR> Today was another good day! I weighed myself in the morning and I was happy to see I had lost 2 pounds. It's always n... Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:39:37 EST Daily checklist http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622389 Earlier today I was thinking of creating a daily checklist to post here. I think that even if don't post anything else it would be a great way to track & share my daily progress. I think it would help me to stay accountable and to build momentum along the way. I wrote down my most important goals and here is the final result: <BR> <BR> Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Stayed within my calories. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) <BR> Didn't binge. [ x ] (Current streak... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:05:28 EST Back to tracking (+ 2 pictures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5621335 So I know I promised to update my blog every day but I went away for a long weekend to visit my family and I just didn't want to spend time sitting in front of a computer screen when I could spend time with my family. <BR> <BR> But now that I'm back home I'm going to be updating my blog regularly again. I've been doing well: this weekend, I ate healthy and a lot less than I've eaten for the past few weeks. We went for a couple of long walks with my mom and my sister and it was really nice :... Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:22:29 EST Vlog: My Goals for February http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5616678 Hi guys! <BR> <BR> I just recorded this short vlog where I share my goals for February. I'm sorry for the poor quality of the video, I need a new webcam :( Anyway, I hope you like it! <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone! :) <BR> <BR> <BR> PS. I just love how my face looks on that still image from the video! :D Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:56:50 EST