RICKINTN1970's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=RICKINTN1970 RICKINTN1970'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/ What a Week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4887176 It has not been a bad week. It has just been a long week. I am so glad it is finally Friday. After my last weekend of stumbling, I picked back up and dusted myself off. I have lost 7 pounds so far this week. One thing I have discovered. If I get on the treadmill and make myself reach the fat burning level of heart rate, I find I lose fairly easily. It is pretty cool. I don't expect to lose this much each week. It has just been a good week. I am happy because I was stuck for weeks ... Fri, 18 May 2012 11:56:28 EST Happy Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4882447 So, my little mishap put my five pounds back on me. But, I am not going to let it get me down. I read a great article on here called One Step back. Two steps forward. It gave me great insight into the fact I can do this. Okay, so I slipped up. But, I am not going to let it get me down. I am going to keep moving forward. <BR> <BR> I think quiet a bit of my weight problem is that I can't be true to myself and to who I am. I know I need to be. But, things in my life prevent me from ... Tue, 15 May 2012 11:26:22 EST Angry At myself! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4877297 I am so angry with myself <em>101</em> . my first mistake was walking out of the house without my lunch today. I didn't realize I didn't have it until I got here. Then, I am expecting a very important phone call. So, I sit here until almost 2 PM waiting on the call that never comes. By that time, I was so hungry. A girl that works in the office had Chinese and between that and the hunger, I BLEW IT! I know better than to let myself get hungry like that. I eat a mid morning snack ... Fri, 11 May 2012 15:48:14 EST In The Beginning... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4875519 y name is Ricky and I am 41 years old. I have lost and gained weight so many times throughout life. My most successful time was in 2003 when I lost over 100 pounds. Then, 2004 came about and without going into detail, it was such a stressful year. I sooned gained all of my 100 pounds back plus an additional 65 pounds. And, I kept it on until the summer of 2011. During the summer of 2011, I lost 62.2 pounds. Then, I let myself go again and I gained 63. <BR> <img src="http://photos-... Thu, 10 May 2012 12:40:31 EST