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Trying to get back on track

Friday, August 16, 2013      5 comments

Calories under control, I've gotten my strength training done today, and some cardio. I'm doing good today! :) Now I just need to get my sleep working. It's been really hard. with the itty bitty baby. But we'll manage.... Read more

Food issues

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      5 comments

I've been trying to figure out how to get my calories under control. I haven't been able to sleep cause of things at home (Nate is going through a stage where he's back to not sleeping through the night again) I've been eating breakfast at like... Read more

Child's Play, and 20 Pounds

Sunday, August 11, 2013      6 comments

So yesterday I had to lift a 20 lb bag of rice. Doesn't sound like much. Till I had to lift it. Then it dawned on me - I'd lost double that. Wow. Suddenly the 2 years it's taken me to loose that 40 lb no longer seems like I haven't done any... Read more

Potatoes, Training Wheels, and Bikes

Monday, August 05, 2013      7 comments

I have lost 40 lbs over the last 2 years. I am very proud of this. However, the first 20 of this occurred in the first 2 months. While I realize my initial weight loss isn't going to be at the same rate of subsequent loss, I also realize I ha... Read more

Sad, I could use some support.

Saturday, August 03, 2013      23 comments

emoticon I'm feeling sad and a little self conscious. Yesterday my husband suggested I might feel better if I tried... Read more

A draining evening

Friday, August 02, 2013      5 comments

I went to Walmart today, and I needed some new clothes. Now, I have no idea what size I am. So I grabbed a bunch of dresses, tops, shorts and jeans and headed to the fitting room. Hubby had to convince me to try some smaller sizes. I was co... Read more

I'm torn

Thursday, August 01, 2013      8 comments

As I am now in Onderland, I am approaching the time where I will so be able to shop in other stores. In specific, I was thinking about Victoria's Secret as I walked past it today. I have always loved their lingere. Never been able to wear ... Read more

Persistence, and informed decision

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

Went out for lunch today, and when the waitress asked what we wanted to drink, I asked for lemon, as I already had water in front of me. It was actually hard - I've been allowing myself to have soda way too much lately. I also had the op... Read more

Day 2 back on track: update!

Friday, July 26, 2013      7 comments

I did well today! Hubby and I got off the bus over a mile earlier than we needed to, and walked the rest of the way. it was GORGEOUS out! emoticonRead more

Been missing for a few days

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      6 comments

Hello! It's been a while since I blogged. I've been trying to get my food under control. I I have been trying to get up earlier, and thus actually manage to get breakfast in. I've also been trying to nurse my baby, so I've been pretty busy! ... Read more


Saturday, July 13, 2013      9 comments

So I wore a shirt on my anniversary - June 4th. It's now July 13th, and it's TOO BIG! :D Yea! It's HUGE! I love it! I also wear Nathan in a baby sling. The sling was too big today and needed to be adjusted. I LOVE that things are gett... Read more

Good day

Friday, July 12, 2013      4 comments

I've had a good day so far. I'm back on track with my water , tho I can really tell I'veet it slack - Im living in the bathroom! This is probably a good part of my weight gain - water weight. My body has not been getting enough so it's been stoc... Read more

Relaxing day

Thursday, July 11, 2013      4 comments

I haven't blogged in a while. I did my weigh in today, and I've gained instead. :( I looked back over my week and realized I didn't do well this week. I've been short on water, veggies, and my activity minutes. Of course I'd gained. So sta... Read more

Wait..who am I again???

Thursday, July 04, 2013      7 comments

So today was picnic day, of course. Mom served watermelon with dinner. I didn't have room on my plate. I then forget. Mom serves desert- chocolate cake, cool whip, and strawberries and blueberries on the side. I eat half my cake, and realize, I ... Read more

Low today

Thursday, July 04, 2013      7 comments

Well, good news is, I didn't go over my calories, and I did some walking & some ST. Bad news, I'm 400 under my low end. *grimace*. So I need some advice, fellow Sparkers. I've been not feeling so great lately, so I've been getting up la... Read more

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