MYSTYK27's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MYSTYK27 MYSTYK27'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/ 35lbs to Puerto Rico http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3365961 Okay - so I'm going to try something to motivate my weight loss efforts. I've always wanted to go to Puerto Rico. So here's the challenge - it's two prong and should help with my weight loss and money saving goal. If I lose 35 lbs by December 31, 2010 and save $20 aweek I can reward myself with a trip to Puerto Rico. Everytime I close my eyes and see myself relaxing on the beach with a two piece bikini, sunglasses and good book I feel happy all over. The other day it helped me to walk away fr... Thu, 24 Jun 2010 08:51:29 EST SetBacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1236369 I could go into the myriad of reasons (aka excuses) why my weight is going in the wrong direction on the scale. But I won't. And it feels so much better not to. <BR> <BR> It also feels good to know that for the past three days I have gotten out of bed in the wee hours of the am and gone to the gym. And, although I wasn't completely thrilled about my inability to make it the full 40 minutes yesterday, I am completely proud of myself for being there and putting in 100% effort at that moment. ... Thu, 29 May 2008 11:50:54 EST The Impossible Journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=765191 I think I can I think I can. That's the inspirational theme music that I play over and over in my mind to let me know that I can do this. It helps that I have a wide (and often pushy) network of friends and family who love and support. I must admit that being more active on the page makes me want to stay focused on weight loss. <BR> I am not most knowledgeable person when it comes to computers and communicating online but SparkPeople and my sparkpage are helping to drag me into the 21st centu... Sat, 29 Sep 2007 09:08:14 EST