SCAROUSEL1's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SCAROUSEL1 SCAROUSEL1'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/ Day 281- 40 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794811 10/8 <BR> <BR> Last Week 198.8# <BR> This Week 197.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -8.6# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -46.4# Wed, 8 Oct 2014 18:21:37 EST Day 274 - October Start Numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790496 10/1 <BR> MY OCTOBER START NUMBER IS 198.8#. <BR> I AM STAYING STRONG & SPARKING ON! <BR> I WILL BE DOWN FOR 2014! <BR> JUST 3# MORE AND I WILL BE AT A 10# LOSS FOR THE YEAR! <BR> <BR> My January measurements (inches) were: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 44 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <BR> My October measurements (inches) are: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 43 <BR> L... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:31:22 EST Day 274- 39 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790489 3-Day For The Cure (60 Mile Walk) Bloat GONE! <BR> TOM is due tomorrow so maybe that bloat is also GONE! <BR> Feeling FANTASTIC about my start to October! <BR> <BR> 10/1 <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.2# <BR> This Week 198.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -5.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -7.0# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -45.2# Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:26:15 EST Day 273 - October Motivationals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789697 Just a little something to keep me going thanks to <link>www.markamoment.com </link> this October. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l804504510.jpg"> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:14:01 EST Day 267 - 39 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787285 I just walked the Susan G. Komen Seattle 3-Day For The Cure last Fri, Sat & Sun. <BR> 60 miles always causes a lot of bloat and water retention. <BR> I was at 206.4# when I got home after the event Sunday night. <BR> Each day my weight goes down more. Looking to be back to 202# or 199.6# by next Wed. <BR> <BR> 9/24 <BR> <BR> Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 204.2# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.0# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:48:05 EST Day 260 - 38 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787282 Up, down, up, down. <BR> <BR> 9/17 <BR> Last Week 199.6# <BR> This Week 202.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -4.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -42.0# Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:44:59 EST Day 253 - 37 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778199 9/10/14 <BR> <BR> Much to my surprise TOM came for a visit two days after my last weigh in. I think I must have been a wee bit bloate as this week's weigh in seems spectacular. <BR> <BR> Last Week 203.0# <BR> This Week 199.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -3.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -6.6# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -44.4# Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:01:37 EST Fresh From The Garden http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772997 July 10 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l943286456.jpg"> <BR> <BR> July 11 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l614417351.jpg"> <BR> <BR> July 15 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l145679965.jpg"> <BR> <BR> July 16 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l163983324.jpg"> <BR> <BR> July 17 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1036487219.jpg"> <BR> <BR> July 29 <BR> <img src="http://phot... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 00:03:57 EST My Little Free Library http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772989 This year I finally realized my dream of having my very own Little Free Library. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1030177716.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l260021464.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l554764874.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My hubby and I salvaged this non-working glass front mini fridge and made it into a neighborhood "TAKE A BOOK. LEAVE A BOOK." Little Free Library. <BR> <BR> If you ar... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 23:49:21 EST Day 246 - 36 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772975 9/3/14 <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 203.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -3.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -41.0# Wed, 3 Sep 2014 23:19:35 EST Day 244 - September Start Numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771043 9/1 <BR> MY SEPTEMBER START NUMBER IS 204.0#. I NEED TO STAY FOCUSED IF I AM GOING TO END UP "DOWN" FOR 2014. <BR> <BR> My January measurements (inches) were: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 44 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <BR> My September measurements (inches) are: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 42 <BR> Pooch 44.5 <BR> Hips 42.5 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24 <BR> Left Calf 16.5 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:29:12 EST Day 239 - 35 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769955 8/27/14 <BR> <BR> Last Week 202.6# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +1.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.0# Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:20:02 EST Day 232 - 34 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764269 8/20/14 <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 202.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -3.6# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -41.4# Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:26 EST Day 225 - 33 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760220 8/13/14 <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.0# Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:52:20 EST Day 218 - 32 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754378 8/6/14 <BR> <BR> Last Week 205.0# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.0# Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:36:05 EST Day 211 - 31 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751009 Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 205.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +3.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -1.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -39.0# Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:13:06 EST Day 204 - 30 Week Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746463 Last Week 202.8# <BR> This Week 202.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -4.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -42.0# Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:21 EST Day 197 - Week 29 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740075 Experiencing the ups and fowns of summer, but I am determined to stay strong. <BR> <BR> Last Week 202.4# <BR> This Week 202.8# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -3.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -41.2# Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:33:52 EST DAY 190 - Week 28 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735232 I have missed nine weeks of posting my weigh ins. Today is the day I attempt to get back on posting track. Just because I am busy and it is summer is no reason to not make time. I CAN DO THIS! Slow and steady... SLOW AND STEADY! <BR> <BR> Last Week 202.8# <BR> This Week 202.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -3.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -41.6# Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:02:28 EST DAY 134 - Week 19 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696329 5/14 <BR> Spiraled totally our of control during my five day girls, scrapbooking getaway. <BR> <BR> Last Week 198.8# <BR> This Week 203.4# <BR> Weekly Loss +4.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.6# Fri, 16 May 2014 10:47:45 EST DAY 127 - Week 18 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696327 5/7 <BR> Managed to stay fairly on track while at the ocean. <BR> <BR> Last Week 199.4# <BR> This Week 198.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -7.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -45.2# Fri, 16 May 2014 10:45:16 EST DAY 120 - Week 17 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5684920 4/30 <BR> ONE-derland! <BR> <BR> Last Week 200.2# <BR> This Week 199.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -6.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -44.6# Thu, 1 May 2014 12:30:28 EST DAY 113 - Week 16 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680247 4/23 <BR> Creeping.... <BR> <BR> Last Week 200.8# <BR> This Week 200.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -5.0# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -43.8# Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:48:24 EST DAY 106 - Week 15 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5674368 4/16 <BR> S.L.O.O.O.O.O.W. and steady. <BR> <BR> Last Week 201.6# <BR> This Week 200.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -5.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -43.2# Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:38:26 EST DAY 99 - Week 14 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669028 4/9 <BR> Creeping... LOL! <BR> <BR> Last Week 201.8# <BR> This Week 201.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -4.6# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -42.4# Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:02:13 EST DAY 92 - Week 13 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669025 4/2 <BR> Slow and steady... <BR> <BR> Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 201.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -4.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -42.2# Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:11 EST DAY 91 - Apr Start Numbers & Pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666520 Kicked off January (AND 2014) at 206.2#. <BR> Kicked off February at 204.4#. <BR> Kicking off March at 207.8#. <BR> MY APRIL START NUMBER IS 201.8! THAT IS DOWN 4.4# IN 2014 SO FAR! <BR> <BR> My January measurements (inches) were: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 44 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <BR> My April measurements (inches) are: <BR> Neck <BR> Chest <BR> Waist <BR> Pooch <BR> Hips <BR> Left... Mon, 7 Apr 2014 12:47:11 EST DAY 85 - Week 12 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666512 3/26 <BR> Making progress! <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 202.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -2.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -4.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -42.0# Mon, 7 Apr 2014 12:38:44 EST DAY 78 - Week 11 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5653852 3/19 <BR> Slightly up, but not bad. <BR> <BR> Last Week 203.8# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.0# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR TAKING APPLES TO WORK THE LAST TWO WEEKS FOR MY SNACK! Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:11:35 EST DAY 71 - Week 10 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5646581 3/12 <BR> Still headed down... Hallelujah! <BR> <BR> Last Week 205.2# <BR> This Week 203.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.2# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR MAKING TIME EVERY DAY FOR SOME SORT OF FITNESS! Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:43:07 EST DAY 64 - Week 9 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5642917 3/5 <BR> The roller coaster ride continues. Headed back down... <BR> <BR> Last Week 207.0# <BR> This Week 205.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -38.8# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR REALIZING I WAS BACK PEDALING... I AM DIGGING IN INSTEAD! Sat, 8 Mar 2014 13:14:44 EST DAY 60 - Mar Start Numbers & Pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5642915 Kicked off January (AND 2014) at 206.2#. <BR> Kicked off February at 204.4#. <BR> Kicking off March at 207.8#. <BR> That is UP 1.6# for 2014 so far... NO BUENO! <BR> <BR> My January measurements (inches) were: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 44 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <BR> My March measurements (inches) are: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 44.5 <BR> Hips 43 <BR> Left Bicep 12.7... Sat, 8 Mar 2014 13:12:28 EST DAY 59 - March Butt Challenge & More http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636044 During march I will be doing this 30 Day Butt Challenge with a group of FB friends. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1789421712.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Another group of FB friends is doing a Daily 30 Min Cardio Challenge. <BR> <BR> I will give that one a go as well. <BR> <BR> To top it all of I will also be doing the following arm workout with 10# dumbbells. <BR> 5 Front Raises <BR> 10 Hammer Curls <BR> 5 Lateral Raises <BR> 10 One Arm Rows <BR> 10 Shoulder Presses <... Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:48:35 EST DAY 57 - Week 8 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634866 2/26 <BR> And the train has derailed.... <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.4# <BR> This Week 207.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -37.0# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR REALIZING I WAS IN A DOWNWARD SPIRAL AND MAKING STEPS TO GET MY GROOVE BACK. I WAS UP TO 209.2#. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:37 EST DAY 50 - Week 7 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633384 2/19 <BR> Holding steady.... <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.4# <BR> This Week 204.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -39.6# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR REALIZING I FELL OFF THE WAGON OVER THE WEEKEND AND DRAGGING MY BUTT BACK HERE JUST NOW. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:28:31 EST DAY 43 - Week 6 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622634 2/12 <BR> Back on track and ready to rock 'n' roll! <BR> <BR> Last Week 205.6# <BR> This Week 204.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -39.6# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR PULLING IT TOGETHER AND GETTING BACK TO WHERE I SHOULD BE... PHEW! Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:45:05 EST DAY 42 - Weekly Dinner Menu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622630 Do you plan out your dinner menu in advance? What about the rest of your meals? I try to have a smoothie for breakfast, eat leftovers (from the previous day's dinner) or a sandwich for lunch and plan my dinners. <BR> <BR> Sun - New York Steaks, Baked Potatos, Sauteed Mushrooms & Brussels Sprouts <BR> <BR> Mon - Albacore Patties, Crab Fried Rice & Asparagus <BR> <BR> Tue - Crock Pot Cola Ham & Salad <BR> <BR> Wed - Pork & Sausage Chili w/ Beer Bread <BR> <BR> Thu - Chicken Stir Fry w/ ... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:39:38 EST DAY 41 - February Breakfast Smoothie A Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622615 I am going to try drinking smoothies for breakfast in February too! Not only does it keep my calories down for the day, but it ups my intake of fresh fruit. <BR> <BR> 1 - :O( <BR> 2 - 1 tangelo, 1 banana, 1 pear & 3oz blackberries. <BR> 3 - 1 cup pine/orange/guava juice, 1 banana, 1 pear & 3oz blackberries. <BR> 4 - 1 cup milk, 2 bananas, 1 tbsp peanut butter & chocolate protein powder. <BR> 5 - ? <BR> 6 - 1 cup milk, 2 bananas & chocolate protein powder. <BR> 7 - :O( <BR> 8 - :O( <BR> 9 - :... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:22:06 EST DAY 40 - Romp To Stomp http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622605 I snowshoed for the first time last Saturday. I did the Tubbs Romp To Stomp Out Breast Cancer 5k at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center. When we arrived it was 7 degrees and I was thankful I brought enough layers. I loved snowshoeing and can't wait to do it again! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l384037586.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l461563470.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l760227904.jpg"> ... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:06:14 EST DAY 39 - Feb Start Numbers & Pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622550 Kicked off January (AND 2014) at 206.2#. <BR> Kicking off February at 204.4#. <BR> That is down 1.8# for 2014 so far! <BR> <BR> My January measurements (inches) were: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 45 <BR> Hips 44 <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <BR> My February measurements (inches) are: <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39.5 <BR> Waist 43 <BR> Pooch 44 (-1) <BR> Hips 43 (-1) <BR> Left Bicep 12.5 <BR> Left Thigh 24.5 <BR> Le... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:23:31 EST DAY 38 - Week 5 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5617695 2/5 <BR> Slow and steady. Progress is progress. I can make the change. <BR> <BR> Last Week 205.8# <BR> This Week 205.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -0.6# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -38.4# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR TRYING TO STAY FOCSUED. I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR GIVING IT YET ANOTHER TRY WHEN I FAIL MISERABLY. I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR GETTING MY FEBRUARY START PICTURES TAKEN. Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:58:11 EST DAY 35 - Weekly Dinner Menu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5614903 I'm a few days behind on things I want to post to my blog. Guess that means there are no excuses not to blog for the rest of the week... LOL! <BR> <BR> Sun - Superbowl Sunday - - Party @ Friends - Taco Bar <BR> <BR> Mon - Sea Bass, Couscous & Steamed Broccoli <BR> <BR> Tue - Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage Stuffed Zuchinnis <BR> <BR> Wed - Ground Pork taco Salad w/ Guacamole <BR> <BR> Thu - Salsa Verde Chillaquilles w/ Fried Eggs <BR> <BR> Fri - Salmon Patties, Crab Fried Rice & Asparagus <... Tue, 4 Feb 2014 11:23:06 EST DAY 33 - February Ab/Plank Challege & More http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5613102 During February I will be participating in this 28 Day Abs Challenge with a group of Facebook friends. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1679959317.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2035837060.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l46510050.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1702488468.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I will also be doing this Santa's Step Up Challenge to help prepa... Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:26:23 EST DAY 30 - Week 4 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5610198 1/29 <BR> Bah! A few bad choices do not a 1.8# gain make. I am having some bloating issues. Wheat belly? Starbuck's belly? Crunches & squats tearing muscles and causing water retention? TOM due next week? My plan is to just stay on track and see what next week brings. <BR> <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 205.8# <BR> Weekly Loss +1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -38.2# <BR> <BR... Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:10:10 EST DAY 26 - Weekly Dinner Menu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5606463 We ate leftovers one night last week so pulled pork got moved to this week. <BR> <BR> Sun - Slow Cooker Pulled Pork On Buns w/Apple-Celery Slaw <BR> <BR> Mon - Italian Sausage & Marinara w/ Spaghetti Squash <BR> <BR> Tue - Ground Pork Curry w/ Jasmine Rice & Roasted Cauliflower. <BR> <BR> Wed - Chicken Breast Stir Fry w/ Jasmine Rice <BR> <BR> Thu - Oven Roasted Pork Roast w/ Sweet Potatoes, Onions & Apples <BR> <BR> Fri - Flat Bread Pizza w/ Salad <BR> <BR> Sat - Kalbi Style Flanken... Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:59:57 EST DAY 24 - S.U.C.C.E.S.S. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5604298 A friend of mine shared this on Facebook today... Thanks Tommy! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1376250275.jpg"> <BR> <BR> S ee your goal. <BR> <BR> U nderstand the obstacles. <BR> <BR> C reate a positive mental picture. <BR> <BR> C lear your mind of self doubt. <BR> <BR> E mbrace the challenge. <BR> <BR> S tay on track. <BR> <BR> S how the world you CAN do it. <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR CONTINUING TO PUSH FORWARD... I THINK I CAN, I THINK I CA... Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:59:50 EST DAY 22 - Week 3 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5602765 Struggled a bit with food over the weekend, but I am bouncing back. <BR> <BR> 1/22 <BR> Last Week 203.8# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.2# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.0# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR STICKING TO MY JANUARY AB/SQUAT CHALLENGE. DAY 22 OF 30 COMPLETE WITH NO MISSED DAYS. HOPING TO SEE A DIFFERENCE IN MY NUMBERS WHEN I INCH IN ON FEBRUARY 1ST. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 21:33:49 EST DAY 20 - Thai Style Pork Larb http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601205 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1914866186.jpg"> <BR> Here is a picture of last night's dinner... Larb! The name is VERY off putting, but it was truly delicious... YES, REALLY! I will definitely make it again. <BR> <BR> Thai Style Pork Larb <BR> <link>theculinarychase.com/2013/07/thai-la<BR>rb/ </link> <BR> <BR> Serves 2 <BR> 1/2 lb. ground pork <BR> 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice <BR> 1 tablespoon fish sauce <BR> 1 tablespoon agave or honey <BR> 1 to 2 teaspoons hot... Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:58:17 EST DAY 19 - Weekly Dinner Menu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600453 Sun - Seahawks Party @ Friends (Fend For Selves) Took salsa verde & tortilla chips. <BR> <BR> Mon - Thai Style Pork Larb w/ Lettuce or Tortilla Wraps <BR> <BR> Tue - New York Steaks, Baked Potatoes & Artichokes <BR> <BR> Wed - Pork Chops, Brussels Sprouts & Rice A Roni <BR> <BR> Thu - Ling Cod Fish Tacos w/Corn Tortillas <BR> <BR> Fri - Oven Roasted Chicken Legs w/ A Big Salad... LOL! <BR> <BR> Sat - Slow Cooker Pulled Pork On Buns w/Apple-Celery Slaw <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FO... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:45:13 EST DAY 15 - Week 2 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5594698 Thankful I didn't let last week's weigh in or my monthly TOM visit get in the way of what I want. I had a few bad days, but I made sure to bounce back instead of dwelling. It paid off... Phew! <BR> <BR> 1/15 <BR> Last Week 207.0# <BR> This Week 203.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -3.2# <BR> <BR> 2014 Start 206.2# <BR> 2014 Loss -2.4# <BR> <BR> 2013 Start 218.0# <BR> 2013 Loss -11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss -40.2# <BR> <BR> I AM PROUD OF MYSELF FOR STAYING POSITIVE IN THE FACE OF A BAD W... Wed, 15 Jan 2014 12:16:17 EST