SUNSHINE5268's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SUNSHINE5268 SUNSHINE5268'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/ Didn't Swallow ~ HOW I lost 1 lb in 1 day ~ someone asked... here is my answer ** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800714 Didn't Swallow ~ HOW I lost 1 lb in 1 day ~ someone asked... here is my answer ** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l928049592.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> Someone asked me HOW I lost a pound in one day really? <BR> <BR> <BR> My reply: Yesterday, I did NOT swallow any food. I swallowed liquids. <BR> <BR> <BR> Meaning: When I chewed food, I spit it into red disposable cups <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1277823528.jpg"> ... I wo... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:23:49 EST WT CHECK UPDATE 10/19/14 = 50 LBS GONE TODAY, YEH!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800696 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> 09/12/14 = 292.4 lbs <BR> 09/13/1... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:22:51 EST Finallyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800109 Finallyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy the scale MOVED to 83, geesh!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> Confession: I have been struggling <em>24</em> . <BR> At least it felt like struggling to me cause the scale wasn't moving FAST Enough for me. <BR> The scale fluctuates and just would not stay down or get down. I didn't understand WHAT I WAS DOING WRONG. <BR> <BR> I ate well <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1250724393.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I even joined a gym <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:39:21 EST A word of THANKS to my BLC PURPLE TEAM ***** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797810 A word of THANKS to my BLC PURPLE TEAM ***** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1190532908.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> As I was updating my ITC for week 5.... and scrolled down to see how many weeks I had left on this challenge..... <BR> <BR> I started to PANIC internally <em>40</em> it was like <em>198</em> oh my god, I ONLY HAVE UNTIL NEXT MONTH to reach my goals!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> and then I realized ... okay CALM DOWN WOMAN you are almost r... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:49:30 EST BLC BINGO CHALLENGE this week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797801 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l944605752.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 10/14/14= <em>198</em> Oh my god I did it. I GOT BLACK OUT!! <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This week on the Biggest Loser Challenge we are playing BINGO <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> So for each slot I accomplish I will put a <em>248</em> next to it. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> POINTS: <em>292</em> <BR> 25 (1 point per box for all boxes) <BR> 50 for all rows <BR> 50 for... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:35:32 EST FUN Adventures of Imaginary Deep Sea Diving in the pool, yeh!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797205 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l605325896.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The FUN Adventures of Imaginary Deep Sea Diving in the pool, yeh!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l473133774.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l311367509.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l30378595.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am sooooooooooo hooked at attending the new GYM <em>328</em> that I just joined... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:39:12 EST WT CHECK UPDATE 10/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796760 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> 09/12/14 = 292.4 lbs <BR> 09/13/1... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:21:52 EST Breaking the Chains of SLAVERY ...... U can too! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796733 Breaking the Chains of SLAVERY!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> Dear sweet and kind readers... you may NOT like what I am about to share with you... but please TRY to remember this is my life that I am sharing, my perceptions, my experiences, etc. <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Breaking the Chains of Slavery..... my Journey <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2133006080.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Whether it's a slavery to.... <BR> <BR> FOOD <BR> ... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:36:42 EST Classes tried to kill me BUT... Swimming is Heaven on Earth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796627 Turbo Kickboxing and Zumba Classes tried to kill me BUT... <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Swimming and Strength Training is Heaven on Earth <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1406667298.jpg">, oh my God, thank you! <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> <BR> Fact: I am naturally a lazy person... not lazy but more like I don't wanna do anything LOL. <BR> Fact: I hate exercise.... but to me, THIS IS FUN TIME so its not exercise to me <em>334</em> Seriously. <BR> <BR> Its like its ALL ... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 02:01:57 EST 10/08/14 I joined a GYM yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! shocking but true :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794960 10/08/14 = I joined a GYM today yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! shocking but true <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l298945110.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> and they have a pool!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1440150176.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> and wall to wall machines and cardio classes, etc. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ALL for $29.99 per month!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I couldn't believe... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 23:16:18 EST weight ck update 10/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794951 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> 09/12/14 = 292.4 lbs <BR> 09/13/1... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 22:54:07 EST Is $60 per month a LOT of money to join a gym with NO pool? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794537 I went to visit a brand new gym yesterday, the cost is $60 per month.... to me that is a LOT of money... don't you think? they don't even have a pool in there :( <BR> <BR> I think I am going to shop around some more..... I just wanted to join a gym to get some kind of "regular" activity in my life. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1751484946.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> where oh where can I find a good gym for a reasonable price? <em>24</em> Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:43:03 EST Declutter Your Home in 30 Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793086 <em>26</em> thanks to BE-THE-CHANGE's Sparkpage .... I found this article on Sparkpeople <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <em>104</em> This is sooooooo EXCITING!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Declutter Your Home in 30 Days <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <em>356</em> <em>353</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1004040885.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p<BR>ost=declutter_your_home_in_31_days <BR> <BR>... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 23:07:41 EST Sometimes I get TOO relaxed in my journey that I forget http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792643 Sometimes I get TOO relaxed in my journey that I forget <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l806699966.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> YES I know better .... <BR> <BR> and to that I say.... sometimes LIFE just happens and I tend to get TOO relaxed in my quest to be smaller in size.... like its hard to STAY motivated or like taking a vaca <em>534</em> from focus. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> why or more importantly HOW did I get here? <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> becau... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:06:18 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/26/14 ~ CONFUSED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787193 WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/26/14 <em>193</em> ~ and confused because I don't know HOW I got here..... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1587914009.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = ... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:28:44 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/24/14 ~ Lost Another Pound overnight! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785971 WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/24/14 <em>193</em> ~ Lost Another Pound! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:11:28 EST WHAT IS HEALTHY? thats what I am exploring .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785306 <em>26</em> WHAT IS HEALTHY? thats what I am exploring now.... its NEVER too late .... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2116216960.jpg"> This was my truth... MOST of my life until now. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l355845075.jpg"> <BR> Becoming and Being healthy is a FULL-TIME job! <BR> I recently, like a few days ago, LEARNED that becoming and maintaining one's health to be Healthy... takes WORK! <BR> <B... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:11:02 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/23/14 ~ Lost Another Pound :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785256 <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/23/14 <em>193</em> ~ Lost Another Pound! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:34:39 EST MORTICIAADDAMS ~ I cant find your page :( http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784838 Dear MORTICIAADDAMS <BR> <BR> I cannot find your spark page...its not listed by your name when you post on my page. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1830462734.jpg"> <BR> <BR> and I tried and I tried <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l567544393.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I looked high and low <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1954431880.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> where do ya be? <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:30 EST *** Take a POOP, Lose a Pound ... that's what happened to me this a.m. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784621 *** <em>215</em> Take a POOP, Lose a Pound ... that's what happened to me this a.m. No Joke. <BR> <BR> Weighed in around 5 a.m. this morning = 290.2 lbs <BR> 7:15am this a.m. = Took a poop <BR> 7:20 a.m. this morning = 289.2 <BR> <em>192</em> Stepped on the scale and <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l160507228.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Literally lost ONE pound by taking a poop! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2050945... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:24:57 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/22/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784555 <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/22/14 <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs ... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:42:12 EST Portion Control .. what I ate for today.. trying something NEW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782272 Portion Control .. what I ate for today.. trying something NEW! <BR> <BR> <BR> I just wanna DO BETTER, <BR> <BR> so I am taking CONTROL BACK and following the RULES of portion CONTROL instead of Glutteny. <BR> <BR> <BR> I found 4 ounce food containers in wal-mart that LOOK like this but they all have a light green lid on them <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l212704474.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> so this morning............. I put in 2 ounces of Turkey chil... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:06:40 EST RE-BOOT Time ................. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782120 REBOOT Time ................. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1249559465.jpg"> It is time..... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l215827418.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> WEIGHT JOURNEY <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:17:49 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/15/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781959 <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/15/14 <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 29... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:45:57 EST SOME of the things I learned from my nutrionist on 9/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780403 SOME of the things I learned from my nutrionist on 9/12/14 <BR> <BR> 09/12/14 from Nutritionist Julie Anderson <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1163477933.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l200510043.jpg"> • Eat a HIGH protein, Low-Carb way of eating for the rest of your life. <BR> • IF you eat high starch carbs or too many carbs, the carbs will not let your body eat your OWN fat that is sto... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:29:12 EST The POTLUCK and my shame ......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778959 The POTLUCK and my Shame ............. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l940042680.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Friday, the Employee Team's potluck on 09/12/14 for breaking records at work! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l674699076.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l323099861.jpg"> Potluck, a place where people gather to share foods from all cultures and walks of life... to share with one another t... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:53:57 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/13/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778934 <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/13/14 <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 343 lbs <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> 09/12/14 = 292.4 ... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:54:15 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778798 <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/12/14 <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 343 lbs <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> 09/12/14 = 292.4 lbs <BR> <BR> I w... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:13:17 EST WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/11/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778050 <em>193</em> WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/11/14 <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 343.0 <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VS Surgery <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:17:38 EST Day 3 of NO stomach upset.... after WEEKS of suffering with vomiting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777809 <BR> This is day 3 of NO vomiting, NO stomach upset <em>104</em> .... after LITERALLY 5 WEEKS of suffering with vomiting. <BR> <BR> No more suffering, thanks to me adhering to my surgeon's advice of 2 days ago when I asked for help. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l304149206.jpg"> he advised me to begin eating extremely slowlyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy and chew my food at each bite until it is almost nothing left to chew ( my WLSurgery = 7/28/14). <BR> <BR> and... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:06:35 EST If Loving You is Wrong ............... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776962 This is just my opinion, please don't be offended.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1306135079.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tyler Perry's new drama television series that premiered tonight called: "If loving you is wrong" is the WORST acting, oh my goodness. <BR> <BR> The tv show is sooooooooooo predictable and <BR> the acting was horrible. <BR> <BR> This is one show I will NOT be watching. <BR> I fell asleep twice while watching it. <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:19:10 EST Day 2 of no stomach upset, thank god! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776961 This is day 2 of NO vomiting <BR> thanks to me adhering to my surgeon's advice of yesterday when I asked for help. <BR> <BR> he advised me to begin eating extremely slowlyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy (after my WLS 7/28/14). <BR> <BR> and low and behold it is working, yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! plus he advised to get some over the counter anti-acid medication..... like the walmart brand anti-acid tablets.... costs like $2.50 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1980598791.jpg"> <BR> <BR> and/o... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:19:04 EST *** Part 2 *** Very Important = MY SURGEON'S REPLY TO MY REQUEST FOR HELP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776892 ** Part 2 *** Very Important = MY SURGEON'S REPLY TO MY REQUEST FOR HELP <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l371526227.jpg"> <BR> <BR> On 07/28/14 = had WLS (weight loss surgery vertical sleeve) = The happiest day of my life at age 58. <BR> <BR> It is 09/09/14 and I am STILL suffering from the side effects which is normal for most of us WLS patients.... <BR> <BR> I just decided to STOP <em>227</em> the madness and seek help <BR> <BR> instead of suf... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 22:56:08 EST SURGEON'S REPLY TO MY REQUEST FOR HELP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776686 7/28/14 = had WLS and it is 09/09/14 and I am STILL suffering from the side effects which is normal for most of us WLS patients.... I just decided to STOP the madness and seek help instead of suffering in silence... and here is what I found out, thanks to my Surgeon. I suspected but I wasn't too sure... but now I know I still had the past habits of eating TOO fast and not even realizing it and My surgeon reminded me to slowwwwwwwwwwwww down. It was a lesson well received and learned t... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 16:39:47 EST Day 2 * DO SOMETHING!!! to stop the Suffering of ........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776610 Day 2 * <em>198</em> DO SOMETHING!!!! <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> to <em>227</em> the Suffeing of BURPING & VOMITING = Create a PLAN OF ACTION! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l928281272.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1342215973.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> Sorry to be so graphic, its just that I plan on being totally honest and open in my journey so I "wont forget" from whence and how I came to goal. <BR> <BR> <e... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 14:00:36 EST Day 1 of Challenge "Preparation" 09/08/14 ..... Make a Goal and DO IT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775837 Day 1 of Challenge "Preparation" 09/08/14 ..... Make a Goal and DO IT! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l896931642.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> LETS CREATE A PLAN <BR> AND STATE "HOW" YOU ARE GOING TO GET THERE! <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> GOAL PLAN : 60 grams of protein per day <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> * HOW TO GET THERE <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Drink 16 oz of Protein Shake = 60 grams 1st... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 11:54:09 EST Seasoned Beauty.... YOU got this!!! We are the Bomb girlfriend!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775726 Seasoned Beauty............. You GOT this! We ARE the bomb girlfriend!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Example: you are hitting a <em>26</em> FABULOUS <em>26</em> age of <em>107</em> 60 <em>179</em> and STILL looking FABULOUS and BEAUTIFUL.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l603866056.jpg"> you KNOW you got this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> Just look in this mirror and say: lawrd, If I got ANY MORE beautiful, the w... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:18:30 EST U got your goals, now HOW are U going to get there SPECIFICALLY? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775683 <em>150</em> You have got your goals, <BR> <em>38</em> now HOW are You going to get there, SPECIFICALLY? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l514671564.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>150</em> May I suggest creating a PLAN to "Get There." <BR> <BR> <BR> * If you are OUT of control like me, then yes we need to create a PLAN. <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> We need to create a REALISTIC PLAN, not a Fantasy Plan, seriously. Be REAL with your life, only YOU know your ... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:26:02 EST Preparing for Normal & Challenge thanks to DJ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775271 Preparing for Normal & Challenge thanks to DJ <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l532843083.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> One of my goals on the Weight Loss Challenge that I belong to is: <BR> <BR> * To be more normal <BR> <BR> <BR> How am I going to reach this goal? <BR> <BR> <BR> That's where DJ comes into play.... she has the 10-minute concept for the expectations of the challenge and I took that same concept and applied it to my goals today. <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:24:15 EST Too white? Really? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774882 Too white, really? <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Last night a friend and I went to a club called: "Old School " <BR> <BR> We had not been out in a longgggggggggg time so it was nice to be out with people our own age and in an environment with people who looked like us LOL (**** sorry I hope I didn't offend any one by sharing My truth, hugssssssssssss ) <BR> <BR> <BR> PRIOR to arriving at OLD SCHOOL, we went to a different club that used to be mainly black and went inside and it was... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 23:31:46 EST my FUN things I plan to do this weekend, yeh!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774857 My FUN things I plan to do this weekend, yeh!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> hi everyone, hope you all are going to enjoy your weekend and find something FUN for you to do :) <BR> <BR> A picture is a thousand words <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> BEFORE: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1735422610.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l259918424.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l13824739.jpg"> ... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 22:59:40 EST 9/4/14 food consumption at work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773350 9/4/14 food consumption at work <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l658089285.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Breakfast: 4 oz. of tapioca pudding <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Snack: 2 oz. of sugar free green jello = gross! yuck! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Planned Lunch: Progresso Light Beef pot Roast = 4 oz. = 7 proteins <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Afternoon snack: 8 oz of chocolate protein shake = 30 proteins <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Dinner: ummm unknown yet.... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:42:18 EST Accepted by a WL Challenge!!! .... thats a wonderful feeling to be accepted :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771566 Accepted and not judged... that is a wonderful feeling to be accepted :-) <BR> <BR> <BR> I wrote a full disclosure brief email requesting an opportunity to join a weight loss challenge from a Major SP Challenge Team on this website... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1717570067.jpg"> <BR> <BR> and waited........... <BR> <BR> and then it came within 30 quick minutes a response.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1064759986.jpg"> ... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:43:57 EST Books I ordered to help me with my Journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770843 08/31/14 = I ordered from Amazon.com to help me along with my weight loss journey. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1261250601.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> The books will arrive next week: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l675506372.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>150</em> A Pound of Cure: Change Your Eating and Your Life, One Step at a Time <BR> Weiner MD, Matthew <BR> <BR> <em>150</em> Okay... I've Gone Through Weight L... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:09:56 EST Detailed kitchen... now it is time for SF Jello, yehhhh!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770627 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2100103681.jpg"> <BR> I Detailed and de-cluttered my kitchen <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> as a result to de-cluttering am going to give away a set of pretty pots, etc .... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2105922305.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> why? <BR> <BR> because I rarelyyyy cook, so why have them taking UP space? <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I did keep a few pots and pan.. just IN CASE I "do" cook LOL <img src="http://p... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:13:18 EST Shunned by a Team due to Wt Loss Surgery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770090 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l956176183.jpg"> <BR> <BR> why can't we all be loving and accepting of one another? <BR> <BR> <BR> Shunned by a Spark Team due to Wt Loss Surgery Saturday, August 30, 2014 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> Please note, in case I did not make my experience clear in my blog... <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> It's NOT about the "competition" aspect of the challenge at all ... <BR> <BR> <BR> that wasn't the REASON that I wanted to j... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:32:32 EST 08/30/14 = WEIGHT CHECK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769924 Vertical Sleeve: 07/28/14 <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VS Surgery <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs = 32.8 lbs gone <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs = 35.2 lbs gone, gone, gone! <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs = 37.20 lbs gone! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1264916265.jpg"> <BR> Mi... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:11:40 EST 08/26/14 = My 30 day ck-up with Dr. B today. Surgery was on 07/28/14 VS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767567 08/26/14 = My 30 day check up with Dr. B today. Surgery was on 07/28/14 VS. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1992573830.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Blood Pressure Reading: 132/82 (yeh!!!!!!!) <BR> <BR> Wt: 301 = wrong and unacceptable! Dr. Borderlon said we are going with 297.8. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l325982037.jpg">Dr. Borderlon came in and I said okay we need to discuss my weight ( I showed him my progres... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:50:07 EST Surgeon says: REMEMBER THE RULES ****************** 08/26/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767543 Surgeon says: REMEMBER THE RULES ****************** 08/26/14 <BR> <BR> I saw my surgeon today for my 4 week check up AFTER my WLS. <BR> <BR> <BR> He said now REMEMBER to: <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> AND <BR> <BR> • <em>208</em> Follow the RULES!!!!! You know the rules, here are some.. <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> • <em>208</em> Exercise <em>362</em> <em>312</em> <em>379</em> <em>376</em> <em>295</em> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <BR> <BR> •... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:45:15 EST 2 bites and I am FULL.. what the hell? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766811 Had WLS 07/28/14 <BR> <BR> <BR> 08/25/14= just had lunch.... <BR> <BR> <BR> Literally ate TWO bites of a delicious salad and I am full, what the hell? <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l343547092.jpg"> <BR> <BR> why bother to eat... lmaooooooooooooooooo <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2027427589.jpg"> <BR> <BR> why bother to bring lunch for 2 bites? LOL <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l10663... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:19:43 EST