SEXYRED1's SparkPeople Blog SEXYRED1's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community blah! stopped smoking it has been about 7 weeks. i have gain back 10 pounds of the weight i had lost. so a little sad about this. however i started walking 4 miles a hopefully that will knock off the pounds i gained back. however i still probably want make goal weight by september.but i will keep going.i sure could use some encouragement from all my sparkpeople friends. <em>46</em> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 07:36:56 EST omg I need help i quit smoking 15 days ago and I have gained 5 lbs. I do not know what to do. Smoke until I lose the weight I want to lose or stay quit and hope I can stop this over eating. <em>198</em> Please let me hear from my Sparkpeople friends. I so do not want to start gaining this weight back. Tue, 5 Jun 2012 14:07:27 EST help!!!!!!!!!!! <em>198</em> wow just done Zumba basic and I am dying.don't think this is the one for me!!!!!!!!!!!!!anybody got any suggestions on a good dance video.I have knee replacements and alot of the steps r really hard. <em>282</em> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:38:39 EST the end of first month <em>252</em> well i lost another pound.i hope and pray i can do this. i have been eating ,not quite got it down to a science yet. I do not eat enough carbs or not enough calories but i still feel good.I think i have met my nutrition goals only 1 time this month.i am always under on something except my weight lol.all jokes aside i have lost 19 lbs. this month so that is a plus.going to start Zumba fitness this month that is one of my goals and hopefully getting started not know if i ... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:31:04 EST weigh in <em>244</em> lost 2 more lbs. this week.wish it was least it is 2 more less than when i started. <em>244</em> total from Jan.2 to Jan.25.that is a total 0f 18lbs. <em>252</em> . I have overdone on exercise because my lower back and hip r really hurting today.I am hoping to get in some cardio today have not completely given up for the day yet.going to take 2 Aleve and see if that will get my pain to a level so I can work out. <em>198</em> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:20:48 EST going to try to quit smoking since i have been back to SP i have decided to quit smoking along with my weight lose and new way of eating.I really feel motivated and inspired.Just hope I can keep going.My fibromyalgia pain does not seem as bad since i have been exercising,plus my energy level has increased a lot. <em>244</em> <em>252</em> Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:15:06 EST well today no different ate 1031 calories . <em>198</em> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:04:30 EST still coming under on everything today hit fat goal. I have really eat today to try and get my calories up as well as carbs.but still fell short. <em>198</em> .even added some bread at snack and a apple and still was short on goals.i am not giving up,going to keep trying. <em>244</em> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:08:53 EST gm to all <em>304</em> and everyone have a awesome day <em>224</em> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:28:26 EST still going <em>244</em> i am trying not to beat myself up.moving forward a little at a time.I am measuring ,weighing , and tracking everything i eat. lost 4 more pounds from last wed. to this wed. averaging 1/2 lb. a day. want to lose a lb. a day.I am stilling falling under goals on my calories some days and on the carbs. on most days.i try for one and end up being below on the others.will it ever work out? any suggestions would be great.I lost 4 ins. off hips,2 ins. off waist,and 1 in off thighs and u... Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:26:59 EST read SP emails i cannot get this. how do i get this so i can get points? <em>38</em> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 10:44:08 EST exercise <em>231</em> got my mile in at 28 mins. going at 2.3mph.sweating like a horse lol.hope to keep increasing speed a week at a time. <em>198</em> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 10:16:49 EST good morning todayis going to be great. <em>244</em> .hope to get better at my goals as i continue on my journey.Tomorrow is weigh in. <em>198</em> . Tue, 17 Jan 2012 08:26:59 EST went under again I finally got the right amount of carbs and under on everything else will i every get the hang of this. I do not want to mess up my metabolism by not eating enough. I am not hungry. So what do I do? <em>198</em> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 17:09:40 EST exercise <em>244</em> did get my mile in today. off to a good week. <em>252</em> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:38:14 EST missing a day. <em>231</em> i missed yesterday no exercise. i hope that does not mess with weigh in on wed. but got to keep my chin up <em>224</em> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:36:48 EST sick still cannot shake this cold or flu.did not do any exercises today. did stay on food tracker the only thing under was carbs. u would think eating less carbs would be good. I will hopefully do better tomorrow.hope everyone has a goodnight. Sun, 15 Jan 2012 20:27:51 EST good morning hope everyone is having a good day. i have read some pretty awesome success stories and so hope i to can be one of them. <em>315</em> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 08:13:21 EST so sick of being sick I had ruptured eardrum for Thanksgiving still had to cook.Got just about over that and had strep throat for Christmas. And for the new year had chest cold. and now have a head cold. <em>46</em> . i am so trying to be motivated with trying to reach my goals ,so i must push on.So when i finish here i will try to walk as close to my mile as my body will let me lol.hope everyone has a great day. <em>231</em> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 07:57:14 EST gm to all i was feeling bad this morning but still went to treadmill and walked my mile <em>311</em> .then to ab machine finished that workout and headed to the dumbbells. <em>244</em> . done for the day except house cleaning.does anyone wear a pedometer through out the day and is right to add those steps or miles to the fitness tracker? Thu, 12 Jan 2012 09:00:45 EST weighed in today i weighed in today and have lost 12.8 lbs i am so excited. <em>244</em> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:04:19 EST need buddys to help me through I walked a 28 minute mile this morning. it is awesome how my energy level is improving with daily exercise. I pray everyday that i stick to this and lose the weight.When i stopped sparkpeople a couple yrs ago i gained back my weight,got really depressed and just gave up.But hopefully this time will be different. ARE there any people on here that live in Ellenboro.NC that r on Sparkpeople?If so maybe we can become friends and do some workouts together. <em>311</em> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 08:40:02 EST hi walked a mile in a little less than 30 minutes this morning. was able to find a nice treadmill at a thrift store for 10.00. The only read out that does not work is the pulse mode. I am hoping I will be able to reach my goals.I can walk when every i want too. <em>311</em> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:01:57 EST i am so thankful that sparlpeople r still here I think the last time i was on here was 2009 and that is why ni still need to lose 89 pounds. I just give up on myself so easy so I am praying i get it together this time and meet my goals. so any suggestions r so welcome. <em>46</em> Mon, 9 Jan 2012 17:42:37 EST i am back i am 50 years old now and have gained all weight back, but i am determined more than every to drop those 89 pounds. so i really need alot of support right now.started food journal on jan. 2 . i know i can do this with the help of Sparkpeople if only i stay committed plz help. Wed, 4 Jan 2012 09:42:05 EST