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/ May Squat Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6361027 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fd99066-7390-48e4-938d-3b62221338cf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1 - 10 DONE <BR> 2 - 15 DONE <BR> 3 - 20 DONE <BR> 4 - 25 DONE <BR> 5 - 30 DONE <BR> 6 - REST <BR> 7 - 30 DONE <BR> 8 - 35 DONE <BR> 9 - 40 DONE <BR> 10 - 45 DONE <BR> 11 - 50 DONE <BR> 12 - REST <BR> 13 - 50 DONE <BR> 14 - 55 DONE <BR> 15 - 60 DONE Fri, 12 May 2017 12:06:38 EST 2017 Week 10 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335259 3/19 <BR> Last Week 214.6# <BR> This Week 217.2# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.6# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss +3.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -26.8# Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:05:18 EST 2017 Week 9 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334380 Welcome to my roller coaster.... <BR> <BR> 3/12 <BR> Last Week 220.6# <BR> This Week 214.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -6.0# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -29.4# Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:58:16 EST 2017 Week 8 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334379 3/5 <BR> Last Week 216.2# <BR> This Week 220.6# <BR> Weekly Loss +4.4# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss +6.8# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -23.4# Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:57:29 EST 2017 Week 7 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334378 2/26 <BR> Out of town 2/22 to 2/28. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:57:01 EST 2017 Week 6 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334377 2/19 <BR> Last Week 214.0# <BR> This Week 216.2# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.2# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss +2.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -27.8# Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:56:28 EST 2017 Week 5 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334376 2/12 <BR> Last Week 213.4# <BR> This Week 214.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.6# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss +0.2# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -30.0# Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:55:49 EST 2017 Week Four Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6308067 1/29 <BR> Last Week 213.4# <BR> This Week 212.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.8# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss -1.2# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -31.4# Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:44:28 EST 2017 Week Three Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6308066 1/22 <BR> Last Week 213.4# <BR> This Week 213.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss -30.6# Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:41:50 EST 2017 Week Two Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6298645 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99ae1bac-ec69-415d-bd63-d34b19358732.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Time to regroup and pull it together for next week's weigh in. <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> 1/15 <BR> Last Week 211.8# <BR> This Week 213.4# <BR> Weekly Loss +1.6# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss ... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:48:18 EST 2017 Week One Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6294579 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5025ff2c-34b6-43b8-b6c4-b5367e145838.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1/8 <BR> Last Week 213.8# <BR> This Week 211.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -2.0# <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss -2.0# <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss 35.2# Mon, 9 Jan 2017 12:20:50 EST Trending http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6289733 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21cfc170-8f67-4389-8e33-41fa42e8d9bb.png"> <BR> <BR> Just a quick look at my 2016 numbers. <BR> <BR> Start / Low <BR> <BR> 210.8 / 205.4 Jan <BR> 207.8 / 204.0 Feb <BR> 206.4 / 203.4 Mar <BR> 207.4 / 204.0 Apr <BR> 209.2 / 207.2 May <BR> 210.8 /207.4 Jun <BR> 207.4 / 206.2 Jul <BR> 212.0 / 209.6 Aug <BR> 212.8 / 209.8 Sep <BR> 212.0 / 210.0 Oct <BR> 212.0 / 211.0 Nov <BR> 211.0 / 210.8 Dec <BR> Mon, 2 Jan 2017 18:12:45 EST Happy New Year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6288865 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b963f5ee-2a66-46d6-9ad3-7973d0e501e0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 2017 START NUMBERS <BR> <BR> 1/1 <BR> N - 14.5 <BR> C - 40 <BR> W - 44.5 <BR> P - 46.25 <BR> H - 46 <BR> LB - 12.5 <BR> LT - 26 <BR> LC - 17 <BR> <BR> 1/1 <BR> Last Week <BR> This Week 213.8# <BR> Weekly Loss <BR> <BR> 2017 Start 213.8# <BR> 2017 Loss # <BR> <BR> 2016 Gain 3.0# <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# ... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:10:41 EST DAY 84 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126668 Back slid a little this week, but not bad... Pushing forward! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3028d0f7-16f7-4ea3-b38f-ea242479094e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 3/23 <BR> Last Week 204.0# <BR> This Week 204.8# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -6.0# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss 39.2# Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:04:19 EST DAY 76 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #10... #9... #8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120611 It has been TWENTY DAYS since I last blogged. I've been posting on SP though. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b903afd4-64d0-4ea0-8902-8e6b14d50df1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Must keep my eye on the next goal... 200#! <BR> <BR> 3/16 <BR> Last Week 205.0# <BR> This Week 204.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -6.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All ... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:06:55 EST DAY 56 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6104904 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/68a6dd52-4488-47de-9100-17de3839f402.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Getting in lots of steps, eating fairly decent, but my body's schedule is all whacked out due to my 5am to 2pm schedule at work this week. Can't wait to weigh in at my normal time and on my normal schedule next Wednesday. <BR> <BR> 2/24 <BR> Last Week 206.0# <BR> This Week 208.4# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -2.4# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> ... Thu, 25 Feb 2016 20:06:24 EST DAY 48 OF 366 IN 2016 - FEB PICS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6098610 At the beginning of January I posted my start pictures. <BR> I took pictures the 1st of February too, but I am just now getting around to posting them. <BR> <BR> FEB <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d670d5b4-60a5-4d47-9b7b-b75f4f70c94a.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8a1db1b4-ae7f-445c-8a41-60bb41b38a3f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> JAN <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0e1fc115-5dfa-404c-997f-e4c4a5b47e20.png"> <img src="http://photosaws.spa... Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:58:22 EST DAY 48 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6098593 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f04c973-dd44-4727-94cf-a4184be0064f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Eeked out a loss this week. <BR> <BR> 2/17 <BR> Last Week 206.4# <BR> This Week 206.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -4.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss 38.0# Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:35:54 EST DAY 42 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6093843 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4877fa06-df80-4eb3-827e-c94b90894d07.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm hanging in there this week. No gain is good news as we went out to eat BOTH Saturday and Sunday AND my birthday was Tuesday. <BR> <BR> 2/10 <BR> Last Week 206.4# <BR> This Week 206.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -4.4# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Los... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:35:38 EST DAY 34 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6086764 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80bb909a-f43e-443f-8748-71a67ec20ab0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm down! This is very exciting news as I should be bloated this week with TOM due Sunday. Time to stay strong and see if next Wednesday bring evens better news. <BR> <BR> 2/3 <BR> Last Week 207.0# <BR> This Week 206.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.6# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -4.4# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May... Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:49:55 EST DAY 33 OF 366 IN 2016 - 2015 TREND http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6085912 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/921e73f8-2e5c-4b96-ada3-e07c216c0333.jpg"> <BR> I keep a monthly calendar on my desk. I note my start numbers for the month, my start weight and what the scale says when I hop on it. I also write down if I work, if I exercise, etc. I will get a picture of it later. <BR> <BR> Let's just say I noticed an interesting trend in 2015. It shows I need to pay more attention and stay more focused. It's okay to indulge on occasion, but letting it get ou... Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:52:54 EST DAY 32 OF 366 IN 2016 - FEB START NUMBERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6084688 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8e4b3ce-95cb-493c-a6a3-985dfea6b7d0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 2/1 <BR> N - 14 (-0) <BR> C - 39.5 (-.5) <BR> W - 43 (-0) <BR> P - 46 (-.5) <BR> H - 44 (-1.0) <BR> LB - 12.5 (-0) <BR> LT - 25.50 (-.25) <BR> LC - 16.5 (-.5) <BR> <BR> 2/1 <BR> Last Month 210.8# <BR> This Month 207.8# <BR> Monthly Loss -3.0# <BR> <BR> ------------------------- <BR> <BR> 1/1 <BR> N - 14 <BR> C - 40 <BR> W - 43 <BR> P - 46.5 <BR> H - 45 <BR> LB - 12.5 <BR> LT -... Mon, 1 Feb 2016 09:35:13 EST DAY 28 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6081397 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a417986-419d-4235-a29d-161c263477ef.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I should have been down this week. <BR> I am thankful to be breaking even. <BR> Stupid cake! <BR> Stupid me and my lack of willpower. <BR> <BR> 1/27 <BR> Last Week 207.0# <BR> This Week 207.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -3.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:56:39 EST DAY 23 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6077286 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d0bd9e0-a1e8-4b0d-856c-c7a7cece1a1b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1/20 <BR> Last Week 207.8# <BR> This Week 207.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.8# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -3.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All Loss 37.0# Sat, 23 Jan 2016 19:11:34 EST DAY 18 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6072836 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d54ccab7-f8f2-4daf-bb81-2ae30a3255f4.png"> <BR> <BR> Working nights has me a bit messed up schedule wise. <BR> I weighed in last Weds, but forgot to post the results. <BR> Here they are now. <BR> <BR> 1/13 <BR> Last Week 208.2# <BR> This Week 207.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.4# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -3.0# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over... Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:54:51 EST DAY 10 OF 366 IN 2016 - START PICTURES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6065978 I took some bikini pictures for my 2016 start pictures. <BR> This will be the BEST way to 'SEE' what I am accomplishing as each month goes by. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83525966-a048-4784-b53d-f36a247eaaa3.png"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d247c6a-82a3-4a82-b343-4f289674340c.png"> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 17:17:13 EST DAY 6 OF 366 IN 2016 - WEEKLY WEIGH IN #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6062603 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c1506e8-51c2-44c8-9262-995b3771b1b2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I got in the habit of weighing in on Wednesday. <BR> I don't remember why, but the tradition continues... <BR> <BR> Getting rid of the holiday bloat is the easiest part. <BR> Now to stay motivated and keep the new/good habits going. <BR> <BR> 1/6 <BR> Last Week 210.8# <BR> This Week 208.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -2.6# <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss -2.6# <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain ... Wed, 6 Jan 2016 22:33:50 EST DAY 4 OF 366 IN 2016 - JAN START NUMBERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6060490 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ded81ded-c1a8-4506-9848-24a663b76689.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 2016 START NUMBERS <BR> <BR> 1/1 <BR> N - 14 <BR> C - 40 <BR> W - 43 <BR> P - 46.5 <BR> H - 45 <BR> LB - 12.5 <BR> LT - 25.75 <BR> LC - 17 <BR> <BR> 1/1 <BR> Last Week <BR> This Week 210.8# <BR> Weekly Loss <BR> <BR> 2016 Start 210.8# <BR> 2016 Loss # <BR> <BR> 2015 Gain 8.8# <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start May 2007 244# <BR> SP Over All L... Mon, 4 Jan 2016 21:21:14 EST Day 352 - Weekly Weigh in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6048400 Every day I'm strugglin'.... <BR> <BR> ------------------------- <BR> <BR> It's not what you do, it's how you do it. <BR> It's not what you see, it's how you look at it. <BR> It's not how your life is, it's how you live it. <BR> <BR> ------------------------- <BR> <BR> 12/16 <BR> Last Week 208.2# <BR> This Week 209.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +7.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 35.0# ... Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:10:37 EST Day 336 - Weekly Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6041216 <BR> "Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent and guts. That's what little girls are made of. To hell with sugar and spice!" ~ Unknown <BR> <BR> 12/2 <BR> Last Week 208.6# <BR> This Week 207.6# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +5.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 36.4# Wed, 2 Dec 2015 12:10:14 EST Last Week's Wild Wind Storm http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6038240 In December I will have lived in this home for twenty years. We have eight large evergreen trees in our yard alone. That does not account for all of those in our neighbor;s yards or in the neighborhood. <BR> <BR> It had been a stormy day with strong winds coming out of the southwest. Around 2:30pm the winds died down and it poured rain. I, like many, thought the storm was over. I filled our yard waste bin with the downed branches and took all our bins to the curb. Garbage, recycling and yar... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:06:17 EST Day 220 - Weekly Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5974170 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4a06883e-f2d7-4c59-b542-0c3e3e6c470d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 8/5 <BR> Last Week 208.4# <BR> This Week 207.8# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.6# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +5.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 36.2# Sat, 8 Aug 2015 12:52:22 EST Day 211 - Weekly Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5969167 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/143c8ca7-a68b-4e20-b333-4f2a60b87301.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 7/29 <BR> Last Week 210.2# <BR> This Week 208.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +6.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 35.6# Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:44:36 EST Day 199 - 30 Day Water Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5962929 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/38bb251b-6670-4105-9d75-e2c629f378a3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It has been 73 days since my last blog and 50 days since my last status update. <BR> <BR> I haven't posted on my teams in God knows how long. <BR> <BR> I have let too many things slips and cheated on too many other things. <BR> <BR> Time to get back on track! <BR> <BR> This water challenge is my first baby step in the right direction and I am starting tomorrow morning. <BR> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 21:33:12 EST Day 126 - Weekly Weigh In 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923631 It has been a million years since my last 'official' weigh in. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1405982498.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 5/6 <BR> Last Week 200.2# (last weigh in 3/11) <BR> This Week 203.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +2.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +1.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 41.0# <BR> <BR> -------------------- <BR> <BR> It's been an up and down ride since 3/11... <BR> <BR> 3/18 ... Wed, 6 May 2015 11:02:01 EST Day 125 - Susan G. Komen 3-Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923396 I'm gearing up for my sixth Susan G Komen For The Cure journey this September 18-20 in Seattle. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1851689997.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If you help me raise $2300 to fight the dreaded cancer monster, I will do the hard part of walking 20 miles a day for 3 days straight. If we can spare even one person from having to hear the dreaded words... "You have cancer." then this journey will be 100% worth it. <BR> <BR> I walk for the fighters. <BR> I... Tue, 5 May 2015 23:59:36 EST Day 75 - Weekly Weigh In 8, 9 & 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894325 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l17239139.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 3/11 <BR> Last Week 202.8# <BR> This Week 200.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -2.6# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss # -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.8# <BR> <BR> --------------- <BR> <BR> 3/4 <BR> Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 202.8# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss +0.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:36:39 EST Day 49 - Week 6 & Week 7 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878115 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1980756615.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 2/18 <BR> Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 201.0# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.0# <BR> <BR> ------------------------- <BR> <BR> 2/11 <BR> Last Week 200.2# <BR> This Week 202.0# <BR> Weekly Loss +1.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss 0# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:27:09 EST Day 36 - Week 5 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871758 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l958546871.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I may be little behind on my posting and blogging, but I am still making progress... SLOW & STEADY! <BR> <BR> 2/4 <BR> Last Week 200.4# <BR> This Week 200.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.2# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.8# Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:40:05 EST Day 33 - February Sit Up Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867874 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l971937590.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Another month, another challenge... Must keep the motivation going! <BR> <BR> It isn't 2012 or Leap Year, but this looks good. I will be doing the intermediate level. I also plan to do the same number of squats as sit ups for each day. <BR> <BR> 1 - SIT UPS + SQUATS + 10# DUMBBELL BICEP CURLS <BR> 2 - CRUNCHES + SQUATS + 10# DUMBBELL CHEST PRESSES <BR> 3 - SIT UPS ON BALL + SQUATS + 10# DUMBBELL TRICEP EXTENSION... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:13:55 EST Day 28 - Week 4 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864427 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1048853939.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1/28 <BR> Last Week 200.6# <BR> This Week 200.4# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.2# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.6# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.6# Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:53:48 EST Day 22 - Week 3 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860364 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l477629006.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Slightly up this week. <BR> Hoping it is just bloat as my TOM is due Saturday. <BR> <BR> 1/21 <BR> Last Week 200.2# <BR> This Week 200.6# <BR> Weekly Loss +0.4# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.4# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.4# Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:09:40 EST Day 19 - Italian Beef Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857816 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l343218004.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I really like to try new recipes. <BR> I usually like to work a new dinner recipe into our weekly menu. <BR> Thankfully my hubby felt like cooking because this nagging cough made me care less about cooking. <BR> <BR> <link>http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/ital<BR>ian-beef-stew </link> <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 7 teaspoons olive oil, divided <BR> 1 1/2 cups chopped onion <BR> 1/2 cup chopped carrot <BR>... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:49:46 EST Day 14 - Week 2 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5854245 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1989547782.jpg"> <BR> <BR> No change this week. <BR> Better than a gain. <BR> <BR> 1/14 <BR> Last Week 200.2# <BR> This Week 200.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -0.0# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.8# Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:20:24 EST Day 9 - South Lake Stevens Little Free Library #15490 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850296 Last May I finally got my own Little Free Library. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1686094741.jpg"> <BR> <BR> We used a dead, glass front, mini fridge to make it. We gutted anything that would be considered valuable to metal recyclers and used some scrap lumber to get it all set up. Then I painted on the door, filled it with books and we were ready to roll. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2086159234.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I registered m... Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:08:12 EST Day 8 - Crockpot Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849472 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1996756742.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I tried this new recipe yesterday. <BR> I used chicken instead of pheasant. <BR> It was easy and delcious. <BR> <BR> <link>www.myothermoreexcitingself.wordpres<BR>s.com/2012/10/07/hunting-in-polka-dot-<BR>boots </link> <BR> <BR> Crockpot Creamy Pheasant Wild Rice Soup <BR> <BR> 4 cups chicken broth <BR> 2 cups water <BR> 2 pheasants (meat deboned and cubed) – original recipe called for 2 chicken breasts <BR> ... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:02:26 EST Day 7 - Week 1 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848516 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1720289811.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1/7 <BR> Last Week 202.0# <BR> This Week 200.2# <BR> Weekly Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2015 Start 202.0# <BR> 2015 Loss -1.8# <BR> <BR> 2014 Loss 4.2# <BR> 2013 Loss 11.8# <BR> <BR> SP Start 244# <BR> SP Loss 43.8# Wed, 7 Jan 2015 11:14:36 EST Day 4 - 52 Week Money Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5845641 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1873119756.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I tried this challenge in 2014. <BR> I am attempting it again in 2015. <BR> This year I will be doing it backwards for BOTH my husband and I. <BR> Why? <BR> I found it easier at the beginning of the year. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l95100128.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Instead of $1378 at the end of 2015 we should have $2756. <BR> My personal goal is actually $100 a week, each week. <BR> If... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 13:10:33 EST Day 3 - January Squat A Thon Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5844638 Just a little something to get me moving and motivated in 2015! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1463654175.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1 - 20 DONE! <BR> 2 - 25 DONE! <BR> 3 - 30 DONE! <BR> 4 - 35 DONE! <BR> 5 - 40 DONE! <BR> 6 - 45 DONE! <BR> 7 - 50 DONE! <BR> 8 - 55 DONE! <BR> 9 - 60 DONE! <BR> 10 - REST <BR> 11 - 65 DONE! <BR> 12 - 70 DONE! <BR> 13 - 75 DONE! <BR> 14 - 80 DONE! <BR> 15 - 85 DONE! <BR> 16 - 90 DONE! <BR> 17 - 95 DONE! <BR> 18 - 100 DONE! <BR> 19 - 100 DON... Sat, 3 Jan 2015 11:16:47 EST Day 2 - 2015 Start Numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5844088 Here are a few December pictures of me. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l137030110.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I am kicking off January AND 2015 at 202.0#. <BR> <BR> I kept off 4.2# in 2014. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1608151704.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My 2015 start measurements (inches) are as: <BR> <BR> Neck 14 <BR> Chest 39 <BR> Waist 42 <BR> Pooch 44 <BR> Hips 43 <BR> Left Bicep 12.25 <BR> Left Thigh 24 <BR> Left Calf 16.25 <BR> <B... Fri, 2 Jan 2015 17:08:40 EST