Getting Back on the Wagon
Well, here I am....again. I lost weight, started working, gained it back. I really am too uncomfortably close to 200 pounds again, I don't want to be there again! So I decided to try spark people again and do my best to stick with it. I have... Read more
Surprising results and staying on the wagon
Well, I was pleasantly surprised to see that I not only lost the weight that I had gained the week before, but I also lost an additional 1.4 pounds on top of it for a total weight loss this week of 5.4 pounds.
I guess all the hiking and wal... Read more
A bad day happened - Thoughts on the morning after...
Well, I'm having a morning where it's hard to wake-up and I'm dealing with my food mistakes from the night before with a slightly upset tummy now.
Yesterday started out well; I did some stretching after getting out of bed, even though I w... Read more
Race for the Cure
Well, I did the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Indianapolis, Indiana this morning with my birth mother, husband, mother-in-law, and her husband. My birth mother's husband just waited for us at the finish line. We only did the participant ... Read more
Well, I'm proud to say that when I stepped on the scale this past Tuesday, I discovered that I had lost another 4 pounds! Woo Hoo!!
I've noticed more clothes either fitting me better or fitting me looser. I'm actually looking forward to s... Read more
Gained some, lost some, proud moments.
I gained about 4/10 of a pound this week, however, I did have a NSV (non-scale victory). I am down from a tight, size 16, to a loose, size 14! :) It was something I didn't discover until I put on a pair of size 14 pants yesterday for a job in... Read more
Another good week!
Well, I'm down 2 pounds this week...woohoo! I'm very happy about it, can you tell? lol I've been getting in my exercise every day and watching my calories as well. I only went over my calories once this past week and it was only by 5 calories, s... Read more
Good results this week!
After worrying about my small gain last week, I'm happy to say that I actually lost this week! I lost another 1.6 pounds!
I'm so happy to be back on track; I just hope I can keep this up!... Read more
Bound to happen
Well, after several weeks of weight loss, I actually have a gain this week. I only went over my calories once this past week and it was only by 27 calories. I exercised every day and got in extra exercise on Friday, Saturday, and yesterday. S... Read more
Short Term Goal Met!
I've finally lost enough weight to put me below 170! I'm now at 169; which puts me at a total loss since restarting SP at 9 pounds!
My new short term goal is to get below 160. I look forward to meeting that goal!... Read more
Well, my husband was right. Usually, when I have one off week for a weigh-in, the scale makes up for it the next time. Last week, I had a piddly 2/10 of a pound loss. This week, I'm down 2.6 pounds. That loss puts me at 171.4 pounds; less tha... Read more
With all my best efforts, I only lost 2/10 of a pound. I should practice what I preach when I tell people that they should be happy enough to have lost and not gained, part of me is happy about it, but part of me is still a little disappointed.... Read more
Finally, some real progress! I stepped on the scale this morning and I've lost 3.6 pounds since last week!
This after I had gone to a Mexican restaurant on Friday night and Pizza Hut Saturday night. I did my best to stick to my calories o... Read more
You'd think there was a nuclear war going on or an after Christmas sale. I went to the store to buy some essentials before the big blizzard-like storm that should be starting here shortly and there was practically no milk, eggs, bread, potatoes... Read more
Another big WHEW!
Well, I'm proud of myself. Why, you ask? Because not only have I used my treadmill for 30 minutes per day every day for the past week and a half (give or take a day), but I also shoveled our driveway (again). I didn't use my treadmill as a r... Read more