Returning to BLC...
It was a major decision to return to a Challenge Team that helped me lose weight, make friends and hold me accountable for my exercise as well as making life changes which lead to weight loss.
Since my last BLC round several years ago...I h... Read more
Maintenance, Mind and Me...
This is how I looked 1 month after I joined Spark weighing 272 lbs.
Maintenance: Having been a Spark member since Aug. 2008, having met two weight loss goals, it was tim... Read more
What To Do with an Ornamental Rock in Your Yard.
We have an ornamental rock that is a little over 5' tall and almost twice as big around.
At Halloween, I got an idea how to easily make the rock decorated for Halloween.... Read more
My Spark Hint for Today: Carefully Check Nutritional Information Added by Spark Members
Have you ever used the food tracker, and instead of taking the time to put the nutrition information that you've researched on the internet and know to be as accurate as it can be? I have and today and no different, I was in a hurry and I had sa... Read more
Pinterest Projects Anyone?
DGD and I wanted to do a fall project together. DGD is 10 yrs. old. I knew Pinterest would have the prefect project. I've done projects from Pinterest before...piece of cake, right??? Well...not quite!
It took two of us to make this pumpkin. T... Read more
Once Again...(warning venting ahead)
My body once again did what IT wanted to do no matter what I did. I exercised more than I have in months. 7/7 days, stayed within range, kept things out of my mouth that usually find its way in, ate healthy calories...and I gain..yeah, I know it... Read more
BLC23 - Photos, Measurements, Goals
Soon BLC 23 will begin in earnest! Being a part of the preBLC23 team, one of my tasks is to take photo, it is my choice to display it,, take my measurements and establish goals.
The shorts I have on in the photo, fit...but they fit tightly...o... Read more
BLC21 - 4 Weeks to go...so
When I look at my 12 week plan...
"I will be in control of what I eat! Mindless eating still rears its ugly head and bites me big time...those stupid carbs haunt me!
I will find time to exercise even on busy days. It is too easy to not both... Read more
Each day the following has to be accomplished in order to lose weight...
1. Tracking everything that goes from the hand to the mouth. I have to hold myself accountable for what I eat!
2. The dreadful difficult time of day monster...'af... Read more
12 Week Plan...BLC21
Actually it is more like 10 weeks...but in 10 weeks I will accomplish the following:
I will be in control of what I eat! Mindless eating still rears its ugly head and bites me big time...those stupid carbs haunt me!
I will find time to ex... Read more
ABC's of Me
A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you?
Yes, bring it on, I am ready!
B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)?
Goldie - Red Hot Chili Steppers, Ninjas... Read more
Lang Bryant and Me...Really!!!
I stopped in at Lane Bryant this morning to look for a top for DD1. The salesgirl asked if she could help me. I told her I was looking for tops in size 4X or 5X. She told me they didn't carry anything larger than a 3X. I told her thank you, that... Read more
Our New Home
Many of my Spark friends know my husband and I have bought a new home. Those of you who are my FB friends, I haven't posted that we're moving yet, so 'shhhh...' But I can share with you some of the pictures that are from the Realtor's web site.
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No, the fast track that I am talking about has nothing to do with losing weight quickly. I am writing this blog to share what Fast Track is all about. I often refer to it in my posts with different Spark teams. I thought it was time to show you ... Read more
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Revamp and Recharge
It is 6 wks into BLC20 and it is time to reflect, revamp and recharge. That is what I plan to do!
Reflect: I found myself slipping back to the bad habit of nibbling while making lunch and not counting it on my tracker.
Revamp: It is time... Read more