RODRIGUEZ41508's SparkPeople Blog RODRIGUEZ41508's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 2 months down with Great Results :D Hi Sparkers ! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> It has been 2 months now since I first started and got committed to my weight loss journey. I started on the first of the year 1/1/13 and have been amazed and Proud of myself for staying committed and still pushing forward. This time around, I really have mentally accepted that I need to do this not only for my kiddos (which are my BIGGEST STRENGTH and my Main reason) but for "Me" and specially for my good health. I need to take care of myself so I... Sun, 3 Mar 2013 12:02:27 EST Always Open to Try New Things :) First of all I am so Proud to say that I weighed in this morning and have officially lost 11 pds .... Oh Yeah !!! :D <BR> I had a Great week with putting in my Turbo Jam 20 min. workout every afternoon and making sure I ate nutritious meals within my calorie range. I am empowered to stay on track and motivated to keep at it every day. Thank you to you all for helping me as well by inspiring me as I come across your pages and see your progress and pictures of how far you've all come. Or r... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:39:42 EST Setting Attainable/Realistic Goals for 2013 Starting a New Year always give's us a fresh new start. <BR> This year, I have thought about setting real attainable goals to stay on track with weight loss. Going to go at it month by month and set goals for each month of the year. For this month of January, I am committed to work out 5 days a week. Will do a Turbo Jam 20 min. workout at home (Monday-Friday) which is realistic for me to start with. There is a Saturday morning class of Zumba @ 8am which I can add because I really enjoy ... Sat, 5 Jan 2013 11:51:36 EST 10 pds down ....Wooohooo !!!! Weighed myself this morning and I am officially 10 pds down <em>30</em> . Started at 237 pds. on 6/1/11 and this morning 7/15/11, the scale read 226.4 YAY ! It's a great feeling and now I am focusing on the next 10 pds. Loving and Enjoying Zumba classes, specially now that I am able to attend them more than twice a week. Consistency is Key ! Fri, 15 Jul 2011 23:45:23 EST Starting Over... I am Determined to lose this extra weight that is holding me from so many things. Happiness is one of them because I don't feel good about myself physically or mentally. Looking in the mirror and not liking what I see. Not being able to be as active with my family because I don't have the energy due to being overweight. This past summer (7-31-2009) I lost my mother <em>39</em> . She had severe high blood pressure for many years and ended up with kidney failure and then a stroke that mad... Tue, 5 Jan 2010 20:22:26 EST Trying to stay Focused each day... I have been on a mission for 2 wks now and I can say that I am happy with the results Im achieving. Have lost 4 pds and even though there is a long journey ahead of me, I am trying my Best to stay Focused each day on eating right and getting my exercise in for the day. Started back to school yesterday and I just hope that the stress of school that lays ahead of me wont make me fall off track....that's what scares me, but like I said just have to stay Focused and take it one day at a time. <... Wed, 21 Jan 2009 11:31:56 EST