SUPERACHIEVER's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SUPERACHIEVER SUPERACHIEVER'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 14 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922942 Lost another "0.20#" today. Weight loss seems to be tapering off even though I still have a lot ot lose. This must be par for the course though. At least I haven't gained any weight. I will continue to eat as required and workout as required. The only thing that has changed is that I haven't been getting my yoga in on a daily basis. This was never a requirement of the plan but perhaps this has become part of my regimen for this plan and because I haven't been doing it on a daily basis i... Tue, 5 May 2015 09:26:56 EST Day 13 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922468 I lost another "0.4#" on Day 13 of this plan. It may not be a lot but it is a consistent weight loss day in and day out. At least I'm not having any more days where I gain any weight. No matter how small the amount, it's still a weight loss for the day. <BR> <BR> Today I changed the meal plan around and I probably shouldn't have done that. Cuz as I began reading another one of her books, I found that it is important that all meals be consumed each and every day. So now that I got verifi... Mon, 4 May 2015 13:26:21 EST Day 12 on the New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921812 Another "0.4#" lost on the 12th day on this plan. I'm now into Phase 2 of this plan. <BR> <BR> I have to be honest and say that I think that there is just too much food in this plan for me to eat it all in a day's time. Perhaps these menus were geared for someone younger in mind than me. Or, the more logical reason could be that my system is just so totally messed up that these good foods are doing their job on fixing me up for the first time in my life. My innards are probably getting... Sun, 3 May 2015 12:56:54 EST Day 11 on the New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921274 I have completed the very first day of Phase 2 of the plan that I've been on to lose weight and tone up. I can proudly report in that I have lost another "0.4#"!!!! It may not be a huge weight loss but it is a smart weight loss and, over time, these numbers will accumulate to showing my needed results. <BR> <BR> Of course with a new phase of the program, I now have a new set of foods to prepare and become acclamated to. One of them is salmon and I'm not a huge lover of salmon. There ar... Sat, 2 May 2015 10:58:53 EST Another Challenge Beginning May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920849 Just a quickie note for all of you out there. During my time working in the Phase 1 of this new plan, I was approached by a few others that wanted me to join up with their challenge and/or team. <BR> <BR> I reviewed them and have decided that there is one in particular that seems to flow very similarly to the plan I am presently on. I have decided to sign up for it and am beginning on their challenge starting today as well. <BR> <BR> I will be staying on my present plan but I will also ... Fri, 1 May 2015 13:54:59 EST Day 10 on the New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920783 Final day on Phase one of this plan was yesterday. I didn't lose any weight but I didn't gain any either, so that's a good thing. I've been feeling kinda down the last two days and wiped out. Could be from having been on a 950 calorie plan for the last ten days, eating the same foods day in and day out, and getting tired of the exercises I was doing. Just not into it the last two days. But, regardless, I still lost the 10 pounds within the 10 day time slot so I have been a success on thi... Fri, 1 May 2015 11:53:10 EST Day 9 on the New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920200 Well, it's Day 10 on the plan for me TODAY but, as usual, I report in for the day BEFORE as Day 10 is not over yet and I have yet to see what lay in store for me. <BR> <BR> Day 9 was a good day although I have to admit I am getting tired of eating the same foods day in and day out. That's not to say that they have not worked for me on this plan. They actually have worked and I am proud to say that I can report in for Day 9 with another "0.40#" having been lost. So whatever is required and... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:21:49 EST Day 8 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919684 Yippee!!! Lost another pound. So now that totals a total weight loss of "9#" in SEVEN DAYS!!!! I always report in for the day before on the day after. <BR> <BR> So I'm pretty psyched about this although I have to admit that I'm getting pretty tired of trying so hard. Wish this whole thing was easier than it is. But it's all about determination, persistence and consistency. You have to stick to it to get the desired results. You have to remember at times like these just why you are doing... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:37:29 EST Day 7 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919063 Talk about a rollercoaster ride. But it's all in getting to the finish line as a WINNER. It's all part of the process. Just remember that! The first weight gain was really tough to accept but I had to keep remembering that it was my muscles that are toning up and getting back in shape. <BR> <BR> Today, I gained again, but only "0.4#" so it's just another phase of the plan that I have had to go through to get to the finish line and WIN! I'm keeping that ahead of me here as I know I can d... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:05:44 EST Day 6 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918538 Well, talk about a roller coaster ride. I don't really know what's going on. I know my muscles need toning and that begins to play around with the weight loss but, all in all, I believe it's going well. I'm staying on the food prescribed and I'm doing the workouts. I'm not following her strengthening workouts combined with jumping rope as I don't believe I'm able to jump rope just yet. Not there yet. Still working on my yoga moves and find this type of exercise really good for my body .... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:44:25 EST Day 5 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917956 Well on Day 5, I gained ANOTHER ". 3 #". Well I was perturbed about this but I know that it's all about achieving my final success and desires. I was bummed because of this weight gain but I found that I have to keep reminding myself that my muscles have to get toned before I can make more progress. <BR> <BR> Today was the very first day, however, that I was able (or should I say I pushed myself) into eating every bit of food they require on this plan. I felt like I was eating every min... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:58:55 EST Day 4 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917003 Well, it happened! <BR> <BR> I got up this morning and I had gained 1.2#. Well we all knew that would happen. The muscles must be kicking in to gear now. They getting toned and strengthened. But I have still lost 6# since starting on this plan. Losing 6# in 4 days is not too shabby. What a great way to jumpstart my health and fitness seriousness. <BR> <BR> This is DAY FOUR and it's not over yet so I'll be back to complete my progress. I'm in the process of eating my 1/2 grapefruit wi... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:13:48 EST Day 3 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917000 Onward and upward ..... on to Day 3 on the new plan: <BR> <BR> Well, once again, I began my day wondering what would lay in store for me with this new plan and my progress on it. <BR> <BR> Well, I woke up and weighed myself. Oh mon dieux! I LOST ANOTHER 3.8#!!!!! This is totally unbelievable! But I know that it has to be water weight because I have been having so many more trips to that room throughout the days since I started this plan. I believe this will subside and that the muscle... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:11:37 EST Day 2 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916990 Day 2 on New Plan: <BR> <BR> Well, I have survived through the first day of this new plan and that is a success for me. :) <BR> <BR> Day 2 is the very first day I was able to weigh myself after beginning the plan. I got on the scale and was petrified to see what the results might be. Much to my surprise, I had lost 4.4#!!!!!! <BR> <BR> I couldn't believe it! Talk about jumpstarting the program! This was awesome news for me. I never imagined I would lose 4.4# on only one day of this p... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:45:19 EST Day 1 on New Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916981 Day 1: Not too eventful except that I knew I had a starting point established last night. <BR> <BR> I began becoming familiar with the plan and was trying to learn all I still needed to know. Working on familiarizing myself with the noted exercises. They were, for the most part, strengthening exercises with dumbbells. Can't even think how I could possibly get all these done on a daily basis plus get the foods in me that were required. <BR> <BR> I had my oatmeal (1/4 cup) and that wa... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:27:05 EST April introduced a new plan to me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916969 Let me give you a bit of backup regarding this new plan and me. Last weekend, my library had a book sale. I had never gone to a book sale like this so I decided to check it out. I was amazed at everything they had to pick from and the pricing was unbelievable. So naturally, I ventured out into the ministry, religious area to see what they had and walked away with about 8 books to read. Typcial. But before I made it over to that area, I stopped in the diet and exercise/self-help area. N... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:05:07 EST