RONDADEBI's SparkPeople Blog RONDADEBI's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community before and one after picture So if a before and during picture is important for you too see.... <BR> here it goes.... <BR> the very first picture I took with my new iphone was me wearing my broncos shirt and as you can tell it didn't go over my hips very well...that was almost 5 weeks ago.... I weighed in the begining 337lb's... Me today wearing the broncos shirt and you tell it's the same shirt because of the bleach spot on almost 40lb's lighter... <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 3 Jun 2014 11:43:38 EST what to expect from me tomorrow/ out of the 300ville too this morning I got on the scale, I've been working extremely hard to lose 40lb's before my vacation which starts at 8:05 am fridy morning as soon as I get off work... <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is actually WIN.... but I always like to get on the scale tuesday morning to see how hard I have to work.... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> 298.5 out of the 300's <BR> <BR> I'm one pound away from that 40lb's people....tomorrows number is going to be awes... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:25:08 EST todays weigh in...not what I expected So today was weigh in....I lost another 6.6lb's, which actually was not my intention to lose so much. BUT I'm burning on average 3400 calories a day.... <BR> <BR> Building muscle, and eating right.... <BR> <BR> yesterday the challenge was for cross fit <BR> 20 crunches <BR> 15 squats <BR> 10 push-ups <BR> how many rounds I could do in 10 minutes.... <BR> <BR> I did 9 rounds.... <BR> <BR> which means I did 90 push ups and trust me, my arm pits sure do feel it today.... say it with me " OU... Wed, 28 May 2014 18:47:37 EST wow!!! I'm in first place of weight loss for BLC All I'm saying is the changes that I've made are completely a joy and love...and I'm getting so strong... <BR> <BR> I have the best supporter ever and that my dear husband who makes sure I'm up in time for my work outs... <BR> <BR> Paleo and crossfit is where it's at.... <BR> <BR> I'm not completely doing paleo, BUT at least 90% paleo, and as for crossfit, all the way now.... and riding my bike everywhere I go now....BY this coming winter I will have an awesome UGLY ( skin sagging) STRONGE... Mon, 26 May 2014 12:51:20 EST week 3 down Weigh in was 309.6 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Why am I successful because I have a great support system.... I made a focus board .... I have a great e at blc team.... but most if all I have a trainer who kicks my butt everyday and a husband who makes sure I wake up in time for workouts....seriously If I didn't have the most amazing husband I wouldn't be doing this at all.... <BR> <BR> Down 27.9 lbs go me Wed, 21 May 2014 20:26:53 EST weigh in was awesome <img src=""> <BR> What does that say 317.2 down 20 lbs in 2 weeks whoop whoop Wed, 14 May 2014 14:43:27 EST Days off and I'm bored So I'm bored and when I'm bored I want to eat everything in sight so I decided to tackle my dining room <BR> Mon, 12 May 2014 13:19:39 EST blc25 win big loss Whelp Todays weigh in was excellent I wish I had my cell last week so I had proof that I weighed 337.2 last Wednesday but I have proof this week on what I weigh....with 10.7lb lost but in all honesty I was bloated and started Menses Mendes last wednesday...but I did give up sugar..flour and pop in the last 7days...and I've been working out everyday and eating exactly like I'm suppose to...So I'm ok with 10# loss.... here is my morning photo of my win this morning <img src="http://photos-ak.s... Wed, 7 May 2014 11:17:05 EST Whelp it's w-in Wednesday My win is good but I knew it would be because I I needed to get motivation started again ... <BR> <BR> Ok for those who can't afford the gym and have to everything at home I'll share my workouts that I do the gym but can be done at home ... <BR> <BR> We will work on *let me ins* <BR> Therapy sumo squats <BR> Military presses <BR> Push ups <BR> Good mornings <BR> <BR> For beginners 2x15 <BR> For more advance 3x20 <BR> <BR> I'll show pictures of these later to give an idea how to do them <B... Wed, 7 May 2014 04:29:58 EST bleep bleep bleep Why oh why is it if I have to be stung its never by a bee it's been by wasps.... grrr <img src=""> Mon, 5 May 2014 20:31:22 EST BLC Goal My BLC for this round is to run 5k in 30 minutes... <BR> <BR> of course the major goal would be to lose weight....BUT I'm going to concentrate on that 30 minute 5k mostly this round.... <BR> <BR> Fri, 2 May 2014 22:08:57 EST one day left Tomorrow we begin a new round.... I need to concentrate on me..focus on my goals.... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:43:23 EST 2 more day and it begins Wednesday WIN day and I can't wait. <BR> <BR> Got my plan almost complete.... <BR> <BR> Tomorrow I'll print it out, and put into my control journal, and I'm going to follow it to T... <BR> <BR> and after the 12 weeks, i will see how well it went and them implemented it again for another round.... <BR> <BR> <em>87</em> <em>361</em> <em>346</em> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:20:36 EST saying good-bye to my dearest friend today At 5pm I put you to rest, I was crying on the inside, I try not to show my emotions, you have always had my back ( and my bottom and my thighs)... everytime good bad and ugly you have always been by my side.... you will be, so long my friend... <BR> <BR> I'm going diet pepsi FREE poured out my last bottle tonight... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:00:07 EST planner filled with ideas.. So with my new work regiment and under doctor care and a new trainer, I will be someone to reckon with this round of BLC... I put down a goal to lose 20 lb's i'll probably do that in the first 6 weeks...when I workout I workout hard...and I tend to be good, but when I allowed life to get in the way, which we ( husband and I) we didn't do anything or much, we did very little to help ourselves Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:58:21 EST When you let life get in your way... It's been 6months since I've been on Sparks... Alot has happened.. Deaths, sickness and near death experiences.... during which I gained all my weight back plus... <BR> <BR> Today April 21st 2014 WIN was 335lb's, last october I was down 266 lb's <BR> <BR> YEP I know exactly what caused it all, and YEP I'm going to talk about in the near future, because I want poeple to understand when we allow life to get in our way, this is what happens, we gain all our hard work back. <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:37:03 EST making my decision...without regret well I offically quit the BLC 23 it wasn't a hard decision, what hurts is I loved my group of women, BUT it was becoming uncomfortable for me, to go in there this round, after the end of last round and the attacks on some wonderful ladies in the group, I just couldn't mentally and physically get into it at regret..NONE... <BR> <BR> NOW with that said, I'll move on and become active in some other group...who wants me? Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:29:43 EST finding the love In a couple weeks we will start blc23 and I'm seeing my group attack each other....very sad...we have such a wonderful group of women....we all need to find the joy we all have inside of ourselves...let go the egos....praise the lord for each person whose on the same journey Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:30:32 EST blc22 motivation pic of the new me!!! Story behind this, <BR> OUR wonderful Pink Vikings leader Ms. Betty, challanged our team this past week... <BR> Went something like this if you gained last week, we had to take a picture of ourselves cleaning the toilet wearing pink.... <BR> <BR> Well I didn't gain, infact i lost a little over a pound, BUT since I've lost 40 lb's so far this round, why not get involved wearing pink and cleaning the toilet too, because fact is our futures are going down the we should honor our toi... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:04:10 EST round blc 22 best round ever Well blc22 is coming to an end next week....My goal was to lose 22lbs. I had my plan...My journal....I had it completely planned...then my husband decided to join me..he kicked my ass he had me doing things I didn't think I could do... <BR> In the beginning I could walk a mile 30 minutes...then went from 29 minutes...and then following week...21 minutes I was smoking....then he challenged me to first I could run 1 hurt to breath...My boobs where hurting from flopping a... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:04:28 EST i have the best sparkie friends You girls are so awesome, I needed that pep talk, ( wears my heart on my sleeve) NOW, lets get back to this being fun again...I have all those beautiful women who need some butt a loving <BR> <BR> <BR> so I'm like 1.8lb's away from losing 40lb's...anyone have any idea how I should get it off of me? Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:10:16 EST thinking about bowing out next round of blc <img src=""> <BR> down another couple pounds... <BR> <BR> as much I hate to say it, I know I said I was going to do next round, but, I'm having second thoughts...I'm too the point I've enjoyed this round and learn to love exercising, and now I'm ready to do other things, that I don't find I have the time for internet hardly any more, if it doesn't come on over my FB on cell I just don't get around my computer hardly any more...I'm findin... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:57:30 EST if you don't think you can do it... 6 weeks into this journey, and there is alot of whining going on...if your whining you don't believe enough in yourself, then why should i waste my energy on you, get your head into the game, YOU'VE GOT THIS, it's not hard, you just have to want it enough to believe you can do's not a journey of losing weight, it's journey making yourself healthy no matter your size....NOW get your ass out there and get'er done... <BR> <BR> God Bless <BR> Ronda Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:23:57 EST my addiction OK, somethings gone wrong, I've changed one addiction (food) for another addiction (exercising) <BR> <BR> blows my mind...another 5lb's...WOW... <BR> <BR> I even had a bad workout week..i thought... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> 271.4..... <BR> <BR> NOW why couldn't I do this a long time ago...OH thats right, back in the day I didn't believe in myself...this past year I've learned to like myself...yea!!!! for liking myself... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:52:46 EST umph I lost my lymph...if found please send it back....Lol... Tue, 9 Jul 2013 11:48:54 EST going for perfection OK so now that I've lost 30lb's in 28 days...and i'm almost at a big goal for myself...started this journey when i was 344lb's...a couple years ago...and now i'm down to 276, 2 more pounds i'll see 70lb's off of be honest I didn't at first believe I could do it...BUT with a great team like the VIKINGS and strong kinship we all have, and having the support of a wonderful husband who is just so proud of me...I'm 5'11 for perfection for me is 174lb's... <BR> <BR> Thats another 100's pou... Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:08:51 EST 30.6 gone in 28 days Started this new journey June 5th 2013 at 307lb's... <BR> <BR> today July3rd 2013 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> BUT my trainer and I ( Mr Dan my husband) going to up my calorie intake, because I'm losing too fast, and I don't like the idea of having loose skin hanging, even though I'm eating right and drinking plenty of water and added vitamin e and lotioning up....I want my body to have time to get my skin back to being half... Wed, 3 Jul 2013 21:33:00 EST officially christmas in july I know you think I'm a little out there, and perhaps I am, BUT since it's JULY I usually start buying christmas gifts, and today I sarted, of course started with the granddaughter... <BR> <BR> BUT today I finally broke down and bought me a gift..I bought a yearly planner, how ironic that it's from july 2013 to december of 2014...LOVING IT..I didn't buy me one in year and half, i've always have had one, and trust me i have been lost without one...SO i broke down and bought me one...( should o... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:12:49 EST I'm so HOT I'm literally melting (edit) with goal poster Good after noon my favorite spark people... <BR> <BR> WOW it's going to be one hot summer...Dan and I went for a run this morning ok with walking were up at 4:30....out exercising at 5am...guess we weren't the only ones who had the bright idea, we seen several couples out and about at <BR> <BR> then we both where outside doing yard work, pulling weeds...and watering... <BR> <BR> made a big breakfast..pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage....and coffee....yummy....tak... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:18:16 EST wuv bug song been a busy bee today, day off and its usually my busiest day...and i never take my cell phone with me because everybody in county wants to call me..I <BR> <BR> anyway get home, and listen too all my messages....and the very last one was dan, singing the wuv bug song... <BR> <BR> ( tune to you are my sunshine) <BR> <BR> <BR> you are my wuv bug, my only wuv bug you make me happy when sky are grey, you don't how much i dearly love you, you are my sweet wuv bug today... <BR> <... Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:03:41 EST my feel goods got hurt... So I posted another 7lb loss...and I feel good about it...I earned to lose those 7lb's, i'm going to have numbers that are big...because I work out hard, I'm no wimp... <BR> <BR> BUT when I read it's not typical or it's water weight....and I'm hearing it alot this past hurts my feel goods... <BR> <BR> it is typical for a woman mysize to lose weight that fast, we have a lot my stored fat to lose...and I hear your losing muscles...well honestly I would hope so, ( BUT I'm not) I do h... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:08:35 EST why it works for me so WIN today was 283.2 down 23.8lb's in 21 days.... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Im telling you, keeping track and having a very organized journal is the best thing I could ever done for myself.. <BR> <BR> In my journal I have 10 sections <BR> 1. Faith <BR> 2. Marriage <BR> 3. Mothering <BR> 4. Health <BR> 5.Service to others <BR> 6 Finances <BR> 7. Industry <BR> 8. Homemaking <BR> 9.Time <BR> 10. Beauty <BR> I know these titles may not ... Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:54:58 EST motivation for Pink Vikings/dream team... OK my pink Vikings, just for you, I want to get you all motivated, right now, with my clothes on....286lb' hopefully it'll stay or be less on the real WIN day...down 21lb's since we started this journey....19 days ago... <BR> <BR> Just all no I'm not cheating...I truly am doing the work...I work hard, and keep track of everything I do and eat...and plan..I'm on no pills, or anything like's called determination...and will power...and a very supportive husband...the only pills... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:00:50 EST day 2 of running Well this morning, my body and legs yelled at me " we refuse to move" the nerve of these 2, ha, I told them different...I said "woman up you 2, we are not whimpy!" I won...walked/ran 1.84 miles in 30 minutes...NOT bad for my second day of running... <BR> <BR> BUT fridays and saturdays are my only running days....YES!!..i mean oh darn....LOL Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:10:39 EST kt tape is awesome so this morning i went my first walk/run adventure this morning, AND IT FELT GOOD...BUT about 2 hours later my knee was hurting, I mean when your a big girl the pressure I'm putting on my knee...ouch...I've seen alot of runner wearing I was asking the pharmacy about it about...I sat and watched the videos and put the stuff on..OMG..I can already tell the I'm going to put some on dan and see how he likes it..He wears a knee brace, so I'll see if he notices a differe... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:50:46 EST 2 new things in my life So last night, went bought me some running shoes, Dan has been after me to start running....He told me I need a good pair of shoes... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Had to make sure I had pink for my pinkviking <BR> <BR> so this morning Dan told me to take it slow...said to walk 1 mile and then start with run/ walk....and I in a mile and half and realize I forgot my water...BUMMER....but I kept on trekking...I d... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:27:49 EST of 16 pounds in 14 days HMMM, what a difference 12 hours make, <BR> <img src=""> <BR> WIN (sneak peak) last night after dinner and with clothes on...293lb's <BR> <BR> This morning after work and workout, shower and....wait for it... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> what does it say..290.2..HELLO that a little over 9lb's in 7 days... <BR> <BR> Total of 16.8 pounds gone in 14 days.... <BR> <BR> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:40:00 EST today win for fun...down another 7lb's Just for a sneak peak on got on the scale....I've been working way hard these past 2weeks... <BR> Last week was 300 on the dot down 7lb's....I got on the scale, after I just ate dinner and still have my jeans on tonight... <BR> this is where I'm at.... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> 293!!!!!...woohoo...can't wait for tomorrows weigh's going to be awesome <BR> <BR> so tomorrow morning after I get done with work and workout, and no cloth... Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:46:47 EST weigh in was 7lb loss Well this WIN wednesday morning after work gave me a 7lb loss, in a week, not bad...BUT I usually do well the first couple weeks, so lets see what we do this week. Goal is 3lb's... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Me this mid morning.... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:28:23 EST 10 reasons i want to lose weight.... No matter what you read, I was being very serious, now with that <BR> <BR> 10 reasons why I want to be lose weight/be healthy <BR> <BR> 10. Who says I'm not already healthy <BR> 9. So i can buy smaller shoes.. <BR> 8. so I can fit in our captain chairs better... <BR> 7. Because one day i might want to run a 5k and not walk it <BR> 6. Because I don't want my grandbabies think my arms are angel wings... <BR> 5. i want people to focus on my intelligents not whats on the o... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 16:34:02 EST How I track my food intake <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I believe in cycling your instead of eating 2000 calories everyday...I eat a different amount everyday... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 20:10:32 EST umm..we are doing it all wrong.. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> hmmm.... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 18:24:37 EST Smart Goal Sharing my S.M.A.R.T Goal: <BR> <BR> S~ specific:I will lose 22lb's during the next 12 weeks, by sticking to my plan, working out everyday, by doing low impact areobics 2x a week, High impact areobics 2x a week, Walk 14 miles a week. Riding my bike 10miles during the week. Stick with my 7000 jumping jacks a week..Weight training2x's a week, keep track what goes in my mouth (everything I bite, taste and ate) If I have a bad day I will log it, if I have a good day i will log it, this way I don... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 16:18:34 EST vicky, betty and Mary pink vikings... <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It reads " Because Vicky, Betty and Mary inspire me!" Me before my morning walk... <BR> 5 miles this morning.... <BR> Fri, 7 Jun 2013 09:42:29 EST dream teams assignment for friday OK, if you took the challenge and did those planks, then your stomach should be feeling it a little bit...GOOD for you..pat yourself on the back, you now have discovered you have <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 6 Jun 2013 22:49:38 EST natures skittles <img src=""> <BR> Good afternoon... <BR> <BR> This is whats for lunch (giggling at Jena) with a tall glassof of 125 calories per serving...In that bowl are 8 servings,...I'm having 2 servings <BR> for lunch...and Dan and I will have 2 servings for dinner and i might have a snack later... <BR> <BR> Can we say HEALTHY...and yummy... Thu, 6 Jun 2013 14:22:31 EST june 6th dreamteam..your assignment Well your first day of BLC had to be an amazing feat, just getting things started. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> my rules... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calore cycle goal <BR> 300 plus 1977 <BR> 275~1872 <BR> 250~1768 <BR> 225... Wed, 5 Jun 2013 23:17:47 EST so far this morning dream team I put in 180 minutes of working out....which included a 3 mile walk....all done <BR> At work... I'm far from being s lazy person... I had all my work done by 1 this morning....I popped in sweating to the oldies vhs Lol...that's what they had at work..Lol....So did 2 of them...and walked 3 miles....I still plan on doing weights tonight for an hour and doing another 2 miles.... <BR> <BR> I gave up pop this morning....and caffeine...ugh....Lol...So far I've been sticking to my calorie intake.... Wed, 5 Jun 2013 11:29:41 EST june5th 307lb's <img src=""> <BR> <BR> the beginning...hopefully i'll look a little better in 84 days from <BR> <BR> goal is to lose 22lb's...come on 285lb' Wed, 5 Jun 2013 01:26:35 EST DREAMTEAM June5th your assignment As my team knows I Work from midnight to 10am so I won't be around until the evening of wednesday, so I'm giving your assignment tonight... <BR> Tomorrow is WIN (weigh-in) MAKE SURE you WIN... <em>87</em> <BR> <BR> I want you all to make sure you join the STREAKERS, 20 minutes of working out isn't hard... of course I like to see you all really do 50 minutes of working out, as your leader I'll personally will be doing 240 minutes a day..I know CRAZY right?....but I did put I want to lose 22l... Tue, 4 Jun 2013 21:28:21 EST