Starting All Over Again
In June 2010, I joined Sparks and lost 20+lbs working my program. I even had fun getting involved with the community. Then, I lost track and became less and less interested. For whatever reason, I don't remember and it doesn't matter either.
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Weigh-In Week #7 - Biggest Loser Summer Challenge Week #4
Normally, I get really excited on Wednesday mornings. Wednesday mornings are weigh-in days. But this Wednesday, I didn’t spring out of bed and sprint to the bathroom. No heart a fluttering and belly butterflies a flittering. No closing my ey... Read more
Weigh-In Week #6 - Biggest Loser Summer Challenge Week #3
Work has been mad crazy this week and while I typically like to post my weigh-in results on my weigh-days (Wednesdays), I just didn’t get around to it this week. It’s Friday now and I have a little more time to devote to my SP blog.
Althou... Read more
Weigh-In Week #5 - Biggest Loser Summer Challenge Week #2
I love weigh-in days. I am so excited with anticipation when I wake up on Wednesdays. I actually look forward to getting on the scale to weigh myself. I know, I'm kind of wierd that way but I really do love weigh in days.
This particular... Read more
Weigh-In Week #4 - Biggest Loser Summer Challenge Day #7
Well, it’s been four weeks now since joining the community here on SP and it’s been a wonderful four weeks. The level of encouragement, support and motivation has been absolutely phenomenal. It’s official, I’m hooked on SP.
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Weigh-In Week #3 - Biggest Loser Summer Challenge Day #1
After three weeks here on SP, it finally happened - my first week that I didn't lose any weight. I didn't gain any weight either and that's the best part. So, I'm still 197 but I did finally get around to doing some things that I should have d... Read more
Ok, So I Indulged a Little on the 4th - SO WHAT!
I worked very hard all week to stay on my program. I exercised every day, managed my eating goals really well. Then on Sunday, I went to a BBQ and partied with hubby and friends. I drank a little too much and ate a little too much. I didn't ... Read more
My First Hike in Years - It Was Tough But I Made It
I hadn't hiked in many, many years but when I was invited to go on a hike recently, after some initial hesitation, I said yes. While I kind of stressd out over it a little last night, I just didn't want to slow the group down because I couldn't... Read more
Love Those SP Reports
Since joining SP, I've been really pleased as well as impressed with all the really cool apps. One particular one I like are all the reports, specifically the daily nutrition feedback reports.
I like how it tells me what goals I met, which... Read more
Weigh In Day: The Best Day of My Week
Today was weigh in day. I LOVE weigh in days! I know, I know, you're thinking I'm nuts for love getting weighed in. But I do. I actually look forward to my weigh in days.
By Monday, I'm getting so excited about whether or not I've los... Read more
Lazy Sunday Afternoon & the Snack Monster is Creeping Up on Me
Good grief! I am so bored! My snack monster is creeping up on me. I'm working and there are chocolate chip cookies staring me down with their beady chocolate chips eyes and screaming, "EAT ME"! I've already succumbed to their pleas twice now... Read more
Off to a Good Start - Or Not?
Today was my first weigh in day and after one week, I've lost two pounds. YEAH!!!
Thats great - right? I know it's only two pounds but the way I see it, I didn't g... Read more
A Vision That Will Last a Lifetime (hopefully)
I took my before picture yesterday. Yep, that was a vision I could have lived without. However, as much as I really didn't like what I saw, it was a good exercise - NO MORE DENIAL NOW!
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Mothers Little Helper
Now I’m not talking about those little yellow pills that Mick Jagger wails about that will help Mother’s get through the day. No, I’m talking about those little pills that we’re all supposed to take while we’re depriving our body of food but st... Read more
A Newbie Sparker - I Can't Believe I'm Starting Another Blog
I just wanted to get healthy again, or so that's what I told hubby when he saw me messing around here last night setting up my Sparks page. You see, I just wanted to get healthy again (I used to be VERY healthy once upon a time) and just wanted... Read more