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Down to 150 lbs goal but reward postponed to 145 lbs due to finances

Friday, November 20, 2015      2 comments

I reached 150 pounds a couple of times. I was even 149 one day this week. I'm not going to buy the black pencil skirt just yet because I am super broke. It seems getting divorced is expensive. For my last date I also had to buy new ahem...u... Read more

Big drop this month of 4.6 pounds, dating stress

Friday, October 30, 2015      4 comments

The secret to my "success": Not very healthy at all. I have been skipping meals on multiple days in a row. I have still been keeping up with my exercising. The reason for this madness: I am dating again after 23 years. I have to contemplate... Read more

Day 365 - Down 35+ pounds, size 18-size 12, 0-8k, 0-20 pushups/day & oh yeah, divorced

Monday, October 19, 2015      4 comments

It's day 365. In the last 12 months I've lost 35+ pounds (38 today but it fluctuates), gone from 0 to 8k, gone from size 18 to size 12, from 0 modified pushups to 2 sets of 20 modified pushups/day. I'm also getting separated from my partner of 2... Read more

Rewards time again - Black pencil skirt at 150lbs

Thursday, October 15, 2015      2 comments

I haven't done any formal rewards for particular goals this time around although I have been buying some new clothes as I go along. The first formal reward then will be a new black pencil skirt when I hit 150lbs (8 more down). I don't actua... Read more

Day 328 - Halfway there!

Sunday, September 13, 2015      5 comments

I am trying to lose 70 pounds and I just ticked over the 35 pounds mark! From 195 to 159.4! I feel so much better and so much fitter. I am prepping for the Terry Fox Run that happens next week and ran a practice 5k yesterday. I wish I would... Read more

Day 275 - Alcohol was a big calorie problem for me

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

Each time I had regained a lot of weight alcohol was one of my "food" problems. I am a bit of a rebel and alcohol allowed me to feel like I was doing a fun thing at the end of a boring week. So, I always need to find other fun, social and ... Read more

Period cycle returning to normal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      0 comments

I am currently 166 down from a high of 195. When I was hanging around 190-195 my period started coming more frequently. I swear once it came only 15 days apart. I hear this does happen with a higher body fat percentage. Well, this last cycl... Read more

Thyroid function back to normal

Thursday, June 04, 2015      1 comments

Six months ago I had borderline low thyroid. I am super happy to say it is now back within normal range. Also, my occasional bouts with edema in the calves have become even less frequent and almost imperceptible - down to just a slight puf... Read more

Being healthy outside Spark but still looking here for inspiration

Sunday, May 31, 2015      0 comments

Last year I had gained all my weight back again and more. In May 2014 I was 195 pounds. I had to speak at a convention and at a formal function so you can imagine I was not happy with all the photos taken. Since last October I have been working ... Read more

Another pound down. Thanks lane swimming! Board game reward = Quebec

Friday, October 04, 2013      1 comments

Some people might be shocked that I am rewarding myself with a board game for every pound. It's true, I am truly an addict of board games for sure. I get very taken with beautiful things. I also own several original pieces of art, more tha... Read more

Rewarded for losing another pound! Through the Desert

Thursday, September 26, 2013      0 comments

Yay, it feels like it has been a long time since I earned a board game reward. I was starting to lose hope in the reward process. I * just squeaked * in one more pound down this morning. I suspect it is partially due to dehydration from a ... Read more

Interesting talk about body image issues stemming from child beauty pageants

Friday, September 20, 2013      0 comments

I listened to this talk in the car last night and found it fascinating. I have no experience of child beauty pageants at all so it was a foreign world to me. I don't even have cable so I have never seen the "toddlers and tiaras" show. Read more

Too many exceptions

Thursday, September 19, 2013      0 comments

Lately I have been making too many exceptions. It is true those of us trying to lose weight need to live realistically and allow for things like weekends away and parties but we need to keep an eye on how often these happen. I want to pick ... Read more

Next three game rewards planned

Saturday, August 31, 2013      1 comments

Well after dropping three pounds, 1 per day I knew I was in for some fluctuations and I had quite a few. I also had a trip to a cottage where too much beer was consumed and one side trip to a Chinese buffet. So almost two weeks later have I... Read more

Another pound down! Three days in a row! Sweeeeet!

Saturday, August 17, 2013      2 comments

After taking almost a month to go from 186 to 185 - it was about 28 days. I am down a pound a day for three days in row (well including 186-185 which was not one day for sure) so now sitting at 183. Love it! If this was an Oscar acceptance ... Read more

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