TABBYKAT75's SparkPeople Blog TABBYKAT75's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 245 by my 40 th Birthday. help me reach my goal 11/18 Today I am down 8 pounds in 3 weeks finally broke the platue I hope. Been stuck for almost a year now. I really want to be under 250 for my 40th birthday. I know I can do it but I just can't seem to hold myself accountable. Please help me. I need to be on here everyday and posting what I am doing. I know I need to walk and eat much better than I am doing right now. I need to get my sugars under control. I have picked up a few bad habits lately. I have started smoking again I quit fo... Sun, 9 Aug 2015 18:06:06 EST Happy New Year I said I would blog every day for 1 year. Take a picture of myself daily for a year. Read my Bible in a year. I got my Kops status at Tops. I still have lots of weight to lose but I will figure it out. Right now I qualify for Chapter Queen and Division 1 winner and graduate as Kops in May. I have a list of other things I want to accomplish this year. I will keep posting daily. Today my food was not great And I need to go get me a new nike fuel band. I don't like my new activity tracker so I... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 23:28:13 EST Happy Birthday to Me Breakfast <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:02:02 EST Before & After <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Early Birthday Get together <BR> <img src=""> <BR> 39 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:54:12 EST Cold with a Cold today was cold. We worked outside. It was snowing some flakes. I am <BR> Catching a cold as well. My feet was frozen. After work we went to the tsc store and I got warm work boots and a thermal ski mask thing to keep the cold out of my lungs instead of my scarf. Next trip I need a thermos and a thermos bowl to keep my lunch warm and warm gloves too Fri, 7 Nov 2014 21:14:19 EST I got baptized last night While I was sick this spring and summer. I felt like dying it was awful. My bible and prayer got me through it also long talks with my husband. I keep coming back to baptism our church really don't seem to do it. Knew nothing about it. So I have been studying with my friends from tops who happen to be a minister and his wife. Last night my husband , my 99 1/2 year old grandmother and I got baptized. I feel like the death was my sickness and now I have new life. I went through and forgave peop... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 03:54:45 EST Back after an extended illness Glad to be back and feeling better. I got sick in May ended up with vertigo , ulcers and a few other things I have a few side effects. I lose balance some now and then but I could not move my head off the pillow with out getting sick a few months ago. It was like being hungover 24/7 for over 3 months. I lost over 40 pounds being sick <BR> <BR> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:49:55 EST April 12th part 6. Park in spring <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Apple dumpling <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Bubble trouble <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http:/... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:10:36 EST April 12 th Part 5. Hooters Hooters Balloons <BR> Bean got Spider-Man <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Sav got captain America <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Hubby got red head like me <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Got a blond for his friend <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:04:20 EST April 12th part 4 Cinderella Ride Walked from Kentucky to Ohio and Back Again <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:56:51 EST April 12th part 3. Walk in Cincinnati & egg hunt Found another park to walk <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Was driving around and saw a free egg hunt that started in 30 minutes. Girls had a blast <BR> <img src... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:50:00 EST April 12 th part 2. Taft Art Gallery Cincinnati Lunch <BR> Jade lettuce cups with tofu and Asian veggies. It was delicious <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Baby still sick <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Chopsticks <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img sr... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:43:17 EST April 12 th Casino Cincinnati Busy day <img src=""> <BR> Cincinnati <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sp... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:37:19 EST April 11 th part 2 Stopped for dinner at a train depot place I had 2 protein shakes for breakfast and lunch since I was busy and at the hospital with sav <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Chicken salad with cranberries <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://p... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:32:29 EST Friday April 11 th. Sick Baby in Cincinnati Work Out before Tops sessions <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Me and my basket I made. Hot air balloon <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My sick girl went to hospital today. She was so sick. Got strep throat <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:24:10 EST Thursday April 10th. Traveling to Cincinatti Left early this morning for Cincinnati my hubby my mom me and our 3 girls. Stopped about halfway down and while at rest stop in bathroom my middle girl got sick all over. She was sick all day and all evening. She has a fever Wento to Tops to regester for the SRD. Checked into hotel and drove around found a walgreens and got some fever stuff for my baby. Stopped at the laughing noodle and got a teriyaki noodle bowl with chicken only ate half of it. Took a 1 mile walk around hotel parking l... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:19:06 EST Wednesday April 9th I WON !!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I won the 20.00 gift card I was so surprised when I get back from my trip I will know what it is for <BR> <BR> <BR> breakfast was same as yesterday <BR> subway double egg white on 6 inch multi grain flatbread with veggies and southwest sauce mozz cheese <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img sr... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:22:00 EST Tuesday April 8th Stayed the Same Got really sick after eating tonight. Up half the night in pain. TOM came today and I am guessing that something in my Chinese dinner had gluten in it. The combination of the two really kicked my behind <BR> <BR> <BR> breakfast <BR> same as yesterday double egg white 6 inch multi grain southwest sauce veggies <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Dinner <BR> Chi... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:09:43 EST Monday April 7th breakfast <BR> double egg white 6 inch on multi flat bread veggie and southwest sauce <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> lunch <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:05:56 EST Sunday April 6th breakfast <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> lunch <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> dinner <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:02:08 EST Saturday April 5th breakfast <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> lunch out with my sister shopping <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> dinner <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:58:59 EST April 4 th Birthday Celebrating <BR> Mexican for sisters birthday <BR> Had water and a few bites of fried iced cream they ding to you then put the big hat on. Love it sister not so sure <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Sister and oldest <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Me and hubs <BR> <img src=""> <BR> B... Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:24:19 EST April 3 rd Rain Rain Go Away Rainy day <BR> Walked in house biked in living room & DVD kinda day <BR> <BR> Skim milk with shakeology tropical strawberry flavor <BR> <BR> Hummus wrap. Lunch <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Dinner <BR> Light dumpling soup <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:21:41 EST April 2 nd. Beautiful day for walking in the park Subway. Multigrain flatbread double egg whites tiny bit of shredded cheese tiny bit of southwest sauce and some veggies. Water <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Lunch leftovers from Mexican fajitas chicken and veggies <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Smart one pasta extra fiber side dish with buffalo hot sauce sprinkled yum <BR> <img src=" Thu, 3 Apr 2014 14:59:52 EST April Fools Day. 299.5 Lost 1.5 pounds today. I am now 299.5 pounds. I was also the only person in our Tops group to not gain this week. I won 1.25 from the red ticket draw and I won 5.00 for being the biggest loser of the quarter. Jan February March so I won 5.00 and lost 17 pounds. <BR> <BR> Selfie from Tops <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Breakfast. Mediterranean Egg Whites <BR> <img src=""> <BR> L... Thu, 3 Apr 2014 11:28:38 EST March 31st Beautiful day for a walk We had snow on Sunday but today was just beautiful <BR> Me walking <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 1 Apr 2014 16:08:07 EST March 30 th Breakfast <BR> Chocolate banana shakeology with almond milk <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Snack <BR> V8 low sodium with hot sauce and yogurt <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Had meat loaf that my hubby made for lunch and a slim fast chocolate shake in the bottle for dinner. <BR> <BR> Worked on Tops stuff. Paper work added up miles for the contest birthday cards. Get well cards worked on ot... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:30:49 EST March 28th So busy to busy <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Got up early and left the house Went and picked up my new I Phone 5 got a free tablet with it so that took about an hour learned that hubby s friend as in the hospital had a stroke his sister is friends with me and my oldest now so we visited for a bit was going to get breakfast but they were moving him about noon to a nursing home so we visit... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:55:51 EST March 27th Nothing goes as planned My new I phone came in today I was so excited to go pick it up but that was not in the plans <BR> <BR> my hubby did a side job today after he took my aunts dog to the vet <BR> my mom was supposed to come pick up me and the girls after getting house cleaned and girls all ready to go she never showed up and never answered the phone I promised girls lunch out girls day thing pick up my phone library and such Sam was supposed to serve dinner to the community tonight as well Finally we ... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:22:22 EST Beach Body Challenge Got my Slim in 6 dvd s today in the mail along with my shakeology vegan tropical strawberry and vegan chocolate Starting it tomorrow <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Breakfast before Dentist with girls <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Girls at dentist <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:56:54 EST Tops Awards Night me <BR> <img src=""> <BR> some of my Tops Pals <BR> <img src=""> <BR> One of my Besties <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Getting an award <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My Oldest & Me <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:49:48 EST Saturday Sample Day Dropped my oldest off with 2 of her friends at the refuge of hope so they could serve lunch to the less fortunate my hubby and our younger 2 went to breakfast I asked for no toast but I got toast and it was on top of my veggie omelet as you can see. So I ate it al, and I payed for it <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We went to the local health food store for a vegan vegetarian sampling of foods and products. I found vegetarian gluten free ... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:30:09 EST Friday the 13th feeling better today got tonsillitis started antibiotics <BR> went for a walk with my hubby on Friday the 13th what was I thinking we went looking for frogs after the rain <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> breakfast did not make me sick today :) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeop... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:15:36 EST Thursday Pics from last night in our singing circle I look so huge so bad so awful !!!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:08:05 EST Wednesday Hope Night I thought that I had stayed out of all of the pictures I was wrong and I look awful I am huge What am I doing wrong ? I better figure this out and get this turned around. <BR> <BR> this is my hubby and me and the 1st and 2 nd grade boys we are teaching at church on Wednesday <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> this is my Beanie in her class <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Savannah in he... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:02:11 EST Tuesday Went to my trainer today. I lost 4 pounds there. Yeah I did pretty well on the weight I am on my muscles have remembered what they were doing before I took my break for a month. <BR> Hubby took me to breakfast to Gregs I got 2 cage free eggs and a gluten free pumpkin pancake it was really good just a slight texture difference than my hubby s and I had 1 one of his fried green tomatoes they were gluten free as well. I did not get sick after eating I am over joyed. <BR> <img src="http://pho... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 10:44:22 EST Monday Today was busy went with hubby missed breakfast went to lunch at Mexican place we went last week for my friends birthday. The waitress remembered me and hubby we had our youngest with us. she thought she was beautiful. I had the lunch fajitas with beans NO tortillias I had rice on side for Beanie. It filled me up and I did not get sick That is 2 1/2 days with no real sicknesses. The migrains were bad but being sick was worse. I have had a few small things after eating but nothing like befo... Mon, 9 Sep 2013 22:11:28 EST Sunday brunch <BR> salad I got from the store and fancied up a bit <BR> ham turkey cheese tomatoes red onion green peppers carrots 5 lettuces peach egg and gluten free tangerine dressing <BR> my girls ate the ham and the eggs and some of the veggies <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> dinner outside with my husband almost romantic <BR> chicken kabobs with onions and peppers with chili lime gluten free dressing over them <BR> grilled cinnamon appl... Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:56:27 EST Saturday I made spicy black bean burgers today for lunch with southwest corn mix and peaches. <BR> Something made me "sick" in this meal But it was not a terrible "sick" like usual. <BR> <BR> I went to the Dollar Tree and got the table cloth the pumpkin the glasses the plates the flowers and vases for 1.00 each <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Went to my friend Penguin surprise Birthday party thrown by her family today. Just me and my husband. I had... Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:47:16 EST Friday This is me in a shirt I want to wear Oct 19th for our Tops Rally I want to lose 25 pounds before then and fit into my 3x jeans and this shirt. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Friday breakfast Egg White Omelet with veggies and NO Toast <BR> I did not get "sick" after breakfast today ? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <B... Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:40:08 EST Thursday went to church tonight for the 1st night of the Daniel Plan It looks hopeful. Tomorrow will be my 1st day without gluten I hope that it makes me so I am not sick anymore but I kinda don't want that to be my problem either. I guess I will see. Tomorrow also makes my 1st day back to my personal trainer in over a month. I know I am going to hurt and be in trouble I gained what I lost back. Crossing my fingers for a good day tomorrow <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:33:25 EST My Dads Birthday My Dads Birthday <BR> today would have been my dads birthday my girls wanted to take him balloons so we did They also picked out cards for there aunt and uncle who are like grandparents and our friend who they call grandma cards for grandparents day. Its kinda sad that my girls have no real family but it makes my heart happy that a few people have made such an impact on making my girls life happier. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img sr... Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:28:07 EST My Penguins 40 My friend Karen's 40th Birthday gifts from me the Happy Birthday glass as well plus a gift card for a mani pedi <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:14:58 EST Tops Night <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:13:17 EST Happy Sept 1st Great Walk Today I had this wrote out and it disappeared <BR> <BR> Family Dinner Big Platter for 3 or 4 people <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My dinner <BR> minus a lot of the shiny oil 2 orders of pasta toppers <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Me on my walk <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Walk <BR> <img src=" Sun, 1 Sep 2013 21:27:39 EST Day 4 Saturday Block Party Had a nice day doing nothing. I did some stuff around the house. Girls cleaned there room. Hubby went to work. I had 2 mc doubles for breakfast and 2 mc chicken for lunch and 2 hamburgers for dinner. Changed my bedroom so it looks like its OSU football season again. I watched the Browns lose last night and tried to get in some reading. We took the girls to church to the back to school block party. The girls had fun. I did not binge eat that is 3 days in a row now I think. <BR> <BR> <img sr... Sun, 25 Aug 2013 11:21:27 EST Day 3 awful dinner Friday <BR> <BR> had a good day i guess did not walk as much as i wanted my scale said 306.8 so down <BR> <BR> went to dinner i ordered a gyro platter and it came with fries i ate none and veggie tomato soup <BR> <BR> soup when we got there <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> soup when we left plus peppers from gyro plate <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> gyro plate lots of cheese an... Sat, 24 Aug 2013 10:03:10 EST Day 2 Doing Good Last night I had a mini binge I have been having nightly binges big ones. I had peanut butter on a spoon. Woke up with Acid Reflux the 1st and only time want to have that It was awful. <BR> <BR> Went to breakfast with my mom and my hubby I was starved I had the breakfast special <BR> 2 eggs, hashbrowns, wheat bread and 2 sausage links with water <BR> <BR> had an emotional day hubby made me cry. Finally got away with mom and oldest daughter went to arbys got 2 jr roast beefs and 2 choc... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:01:03 EST Day 1 1st Day of school <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Pre Kindergarten Year 2 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> 2nd Grade <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> 9th Grade High School/Early College <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> after school <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:05:39 EST Day 0 Tired of being fat ! Weigh In tonight at Tops 308 1/4 I need to lode 25 pounds by Oct 19th my page says I can lose it by the 18th so I am ready to ditch this weight now. I have reasons and I have the inspiration as well. My hubby s friend a lady who is like his age over 60 joined because of me. I told her I was co leader and stuff. My friend is the leader and I am co leader all great reasons to lose this weight So I can be inspiring and show how Tops can help. I cant sit up there every week and gain weight its... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:14:01 EST