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Back to Square One

Thursday, April 09, 2015      5 comments

In 2010 I lost between 25 and 30 pounds on my own to get from 230-235ish to 206. In 2011, I lost 51 pounds from 206 to 155 with SparkPeople. Between mid-2012 and 2014, I gained it all back. Today I weigh 232.6. To my horror and shame, ... Read more

Would you believe?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      6 comments

...I actually created a separate SparkPeople account to hide from my SparkFriends because I'm embarrassed? Notice I didn't say "was embarrassed." I AM embarrassed. Over the last 2 years, I've gained from 155 to 209... essentially 60 pounds. ... Read more

Ran a 5k Today...

Saturday, October 26, 2013      12 comments

...and did not finish last! :) I haven't checked official times, but it was 43 something. That's about the same time as the last 5k I did. The good news is that I ran a lot more than I walked this time around. The bad news is that I n... Read more

Getting My Ducks in a Row

Wednesday, September 18, 2013      6 comments

Hey Sparkbuddies! Maybe I should say cats instead of ducks. It certainly feels like herding cats, but I suppose ducks would be hard to line up as well. LOL. Needless to say, lately I've been my own worst enemy when it comes to making my ... Read more

Perfect Health Diet Photo Blog

Sunday, January 06, 2013      20 comments

Hey Buddies! So I've recently downloaded the kindle version of the perfect health diet. It's very similar to Primal ( but actually requires a certain amount of what they call "safe starches" every day for health reasons... Read more

2013 Week 1 - Three Pounds Down!

Friday, January 04, 2013      11 comments

Hey SparkBuddies! Well, I'm going to call this a very successful week, given that I didn't start watching what I ate or exercising under New Year's Day. So it's a 3 day effort that let me drop 3 pounds... largely water I'm sure, but still ... Read more

2013 Plan - You Helped Me Refine It!

Monday, December 31, 2012      14 comments

Hey SparkBuddies! I poured over all of the feedback I received on my blog for 2013 - thank you very much for taking the time to help! A recurring theme was that I had made it too complex and difficult to really be successful.... imagine th... Read more

2013 Plan - Feedback Please!

Sunday, December 30, 2012      14 comments

I was going to wait to post this until tomorrow, but decided that I would post it for everyone to take a look so I can incorporate any feedback that I like. :) The Nutrition Plan: • Emphasize – Things that live and grow in natur... Read more

This Page Under Construction

Saturday, December 29, 2012      10 comments

Hey SparkBuddies, I have some great ideas for giving myself the big kick in the rear end that I so desperately need right now! After reading a certain someone's ebook (thank you very much for that, ON2VICTORY!), I've determined that ... Read more

Never Quit!!!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      10 comments

From KatyDid's blog - too awesome not to repeat myself: Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today and forgive... Read more

Current Issues Log: Weight/Diet Related

Friday, December 14, 2012      6 comments

T minus 42 days.. From tomorrow until we leave for the cruise I have exactly 42 days (6 weeks) worth of concentrated effort remaining. I've decided that both to motivate myself and for comparison purposes later, I need to document all of the iss... Read more

T Minus 44 Days and Counting!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012      2 comments

The days just keep slipping away - eek! Didn't meet my goals yesterday or today, but tomorrow is another day! MAN, but it's tough to get back on the wagon and stay there. :( Surely it's possible... I have lots of Sparkfriends that are do... Read more

T Minus 46 Days and Counting!

Monday, December 10, 2012      2 comments

Hey SparkBuddies! Short one today while my bedtime tea steeps - signed off the doctor's program and let them know I'm going to low carb it on my own. Nutritionist was very supportive but reminded me not to neglect emotional reasons for eat... Read more

T Minus 47 Days and Counting!

Sunday, December 09, 2012      4 comments

I have 47 days of effort left until we head out for the cruise on January 26th. I'm still technically enrolled in my doctor supervised program, but I am struggling. Turns out, there is no magic pill... not even from the doctor. Dangi... Read more

8 Pds - Blog 1

Friday, November 16, 2012      6 comments

Hey SparkBuddies! 178 Pounds today! 2 pounds closer to re-losing what I've gained. (FYI, I'm weighing clothed at the doctor's office when I generally weigh naked at home... so subtract 3 and that's what I would put on my tracker if I were... Read more

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