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1000 Actions Post

Friday, July 25, 2008      0 comments

I've been slacking off for a couple of months. Time to get back on the wagon! I ran across the 1000 Actions Challenge on the Message boards and decided to follow it here as a way to motivate me even if weight isn't coming off. 62. Sta... Read more

Size 8 Dress?!

Saturday, March 22, 2008      1 comments

I had to buy a dress for a cousin's wedding. I found a good one, liked the way it looked, and tried it on, and bought it. It's a size 8. I haven't worn a size 8 since I was 14. I'm still in shock. I knew my clothing sizes have gone dow... Read more

Slacking off isn't always bad!

Tuesday, March 04, 2008      0 comments

I've been using SparkPeople since early November 2007. I had a stressful and very hectic month at work in February. I decided to ease up on my SP and exercise habits for a few weeks. I kept logging in every few days to track most of my ea... Read more

1000 Actions Post

Saturday, February 02, 2008      1 comments

I ran across the 1000 Actions Challenge on the Message boards and decided to follow it here as a way to motivate me even if weight isn't coming off. Wow, it's been a while since I did this. Having the cold-that-wouldn't-die knocked me down... Read more

Made my first goal! My BMI is no longer Obese! WooHoo!

Saturday, January 12, 2008      1 comments

I've been on SP just over 2 months, and I just made my first goal! My weight has gone from 162 to 153 - just enough to make my Body Mass Index 29.9, so now I am out of the "Obese" category and into "Overweight." I've never been so happ... Read more

New SP Trophy!

Monday, January 07, 2008      0 comments

I just made the 2,500 SparkPoint limit! It's seems silly, but I'm so excited to see the next level of trophy on my Sparkpoints page. And to top it off, the scale is still moving in the right direction despite the amazing lack of self contr... Read more

Family Visit sank my progress...

Thursday, January 03, 2008      0 comments

I visited my parents for a few days and I ate way too much. But I loved every meal! I really didn't like what the scale said this morning. Oh well, I knew before I went that I'd gain a pound or two, now I'll just have to keep working at ... Read more

1000 Actions Post

Friday, December 28, 2007      1 comments

I ran across the 1000 Actions Challenge on the Message boards and decided to follow it here as a way to motivate me even if weight isn't coming off. 45. Bought a 2 GB MP3 player! The music/podcasts do help me exercise harder/longer. Now I... Read more

Great Christmas Present!

Tuesday, December 25, 2007      0 comments

Wow, I weighed in this morning and I'm down half a pound from a few days ago! That's great considering that I've not been as good as I should have with avoiding the holiday snacks at work. Turtle cheesecake and rum balls, yum. Evil things. ... Read more

Healthier snack list

Saturday, December 22, 2007      0 comments

Most of this is copied from a WebMD article. I'm posting it here to remind myself of some healthier options. Here are 22 portable and healthy snacks that make the list of dietitian's favorites: 1. Half a peanut butter sandwich on who... Read more

Christmas goodies, stress aaugh!

Friday, December 21, 2007      0 comments

OK, I'm putting my weight loss goals on hold for the next week. I'm now aiming to NOT GAIN any weight this week. If I can do that, I will still feel like I accomplished something! I vastly underestimated how the stress of the holiday woul... Read more

1000 Actions Post

Sunday, December 16, 2007      0 comments

I ran across the 1000 Actions Challenge on the Message boards and decided to follow it here as a way to motivate me even if weight isn't coming off. 39. I did my scheduled ST even though I really didn't want to, since I'd spent a frustrati... Read more

1000 Actions Post

Tuesday, December 11, 2007      0 comments

I ran across the 1000 Actions Challenge on the Message boards and decided to follow it here as a way to motivate me even if weight isn't coming off. 34. I stayed with SparkPeople for 30 days, and resolved to continue. Yay SP! 35. Boug... Read more

My First Monthiversary

Tuesday, December 11, 2007      0 comments

Well, I've been on SparkPeople for 30 days. I never thought that following a link on a random LJ comment would get me to do something I've needed to do for over a decade! Hopefully I'll keep it up for the long haul. So, here's a list of ... Read more

1000 Actions Post

Monday, December 10, 2007      0 comments

27. Still following SP exercise goals. 28. Only one amazing huge oatmeal cranberry cookie today. Worth every calorie - "It tastes good!" is enough reason to have one of anything as long as you log it and watch the portions! 29. Still dri... Read more


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