Well, this was not such a good week. I gained a little bit, which I didn't expect, since I thought I had done well (although not great) -- I figured I had lost about 1 pound. I thought I had planned out my food appropriately and got some exerc... Read more
End of Week 4 of BLC! I had a rough week last week, which was frustrating because I thought I was in good shape, but I think it was due to my "visitor." I got a bit frustrated by it though and kinda threw my hands up in the air, but the WW cou... Read more
HI Sparkpeople world! I haven't been very vocal on here in quite a while, but I have still been around. For the Biggest Loser Challenge I"m doing right now, one of the tasks is a weekly update blog, so here I go.
This week was A-OK. I jo... Read more
This blog won't be a 90%-asleep, so garbled you can't read it blog like I tried to write last time. Just an update with a few thoughts.
My food was a mess this week. I should have planned better, especially since that was one of the chall... Read more
This will be a quick one.
I am finally home from the robotics season and will now be able to contribute more effort to my house and weight loss. Starting now, though -- This year, we got off the bus on Wednesday and didn't get back on til... Read more
Where I've been for weeks.....
I have been severely MIA on Spark for several weeks now, and I have to emote/get this down. I have kept logging in, and trying to read blogs, but have been delinquent on actually following the program and paying attention to my BLC Pink Pythons... Read more
This will be short, but I want to get it written down. I will post another blog with what's been going on in the next day or so.
Today is my 28th birthday. Today, I am making a promise to myself that I will not enter my 30s as an obese or... Read more
BLC WUB #6
I am having trouble with the boat. I keep saying, I fell off the boat, but anytime I've said that, I really just meant exercise. I've never really been in the boat with food. I realized when I looked at Sonia's blog from the challenges for We... Read more
Weekly Update Blog #2
Well, this week was a disaster. I only had one meal at home out of 14, I think. I will have to edit and post my chart from this week. There's going to be a LOT of red on that chart. A lot of that will be simply unknown, so it's red because I... Read more
Weekly Update Blog #1
Here are my September goals.
-1.Eat least 1 home food meal per day (lunch or dinner, breakfast doesn't count)
-2.Finish the month under 250(11.5lb loss from 9/2 weigh-in)
-3.Strength 1 time per week
-4.Blog once (or more) a week be... Read more
September Goals and Measurements
Yes, I realize I'm a bit late on this one. Took some time to think about it, since this is the first time I'm doing a monthly goal blog. My SP friends who do them seem to be the ones having the most success, though, so I'm throwing my hat in th... Read more
Letter to myself...
Hey Gina --
Merry Christmas (almost)! It's exciting going forward with the holiday season after making so much progress in your healthy-living journey, huh? Since you started the BLC 12, you've been doing great getting your fruits and veg... Read more
And the third hammer finally dropped...
This is going to be a lot shorter than it was originally going to be. I'm actually hanging in there, which is a huge surprise to me given my history...but it's all been really distracting and rather devastating and has caused a lot of binging a... Read more
Goals and Measurements - BLC 11 Week 1
Finally had a few minutes to sit down and get all this stuff together. Here are the goals I had laid out for my SparkPeople journey, and what I'm going to post for this challenge.
~Lose 10 lbs (247)
~Lose 20 ... Read more
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Reflections on BLC articles/quizzes and points breakdown
Thoughts on the Aerobic Exercise article:
~I've never really thought about the statement made in the article that aerobic exercise is "exercise that increases the need for oxygen." It makes a lot of sense! This will help me figure out which a... Read more