SMARTIN30's SparkPeople Blog SMARTIN30's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I am back!!! I have been giving myself excuse after excuse for the last 9 months as of why I am not working on getting healthy. The number one excuse is that I don't have time. I am a full time college student and a full time mom. Time can get tight sometimes but if I can make time to watch TV I know I can make time to exercise!!! I got a gym membership in the fall and only went 3 times in the last 6 months. I have continued with my unhealthy eating habits. I have gained 8 pounds as a result. Well I AM DO... Thu, 31 May 2012 00:28:10 EST Starting over... Okay I joined sparkpeople at the start of the year and started off strong and pretty much fizzled out. I lost sight of what I was trying to do and let other areas of my life to take priority. Last weekend I had a serious wakeup call. I went tubing with a group of friends and the next day got seen the pictures. I was very sad to see what everyone else was seeing and what I was trying to ignore. I refuse to live life that unhealthy. So today I start again with more resolve and determination. I ... Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:35:07 EST LOST 2 lbs!!!!!! Today the scale said that I was down 2 lbs from 203 to 201. I decided to blog this because this is the first weight loss. It's only been 3 days since I seriously started watching my calorie intake and tracking my meals. So far so good!! I have even noticed that with the right food choices and eating at more of a scheduled time I don't suffer from the eating binges in the evening. So that's progress. Monday I start working out at the YMCA. So excited to see what the scale says next Friday!! Fri, 28 Jan 2011 11:39:15 EST