Struggle and embarrassment
So here I am still, watching and recording what I eat, getting an average of 10,000+ steps a day, exercising, avoiding starches, especially white ones, and yet I'm still on a plateau. My fiance says he sees a difference in my body, but I dont... Read more
I started about 6 weeks ago with horrible chronic pain in my hip. I finally got answers today. I have FAI. I have to go to a specialist and see about fixing it. I want to know if anyone has this and how you deal with it. Its limited me so much a... Read more
Well, no weight loss....so been pretty much at a standstill since I started the new position and schedule at work. However, kicked butt running today and had my fastest mile tim... Read more
Update of week 5 & 6
6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. I am working splits and also early mornings. While training last week, I just didn't have time for t... Read more
Reflection of past few years
I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In January, I got a crazy wake up call with my health. My doctor wanted to admit me into the hospital bec... Read more
Official 4 week blog
I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eating breakfast.
Today I wanted a hot breakfast, a change of pace from my usuals. Going through the p... Read more
Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!
Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the scheme wasn't bad. He has lost 100# too, and has a bit further to go, and since I have stocked with tons ... Read more
Snowed in problem
We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant no gym. Last weekend, my boyfriend and I rearranged my living room, and made it a bit more fitness ... Read more
Week 3 recap
I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to move my work belt not one but 2 holes smaller!!
Cruddy weather over weekend and pain in my healed foo... Read more
The ignorance of people
I don't know why this actually shocks me. I should know by this point in my life that people are built to disappoint. But this morning I was taken to a whole new level. I don't really understand how people can be so closed-minded.
This is ... Read more
Almost end of week 2
Week 2 ends tomorrow.....I didn't get in any gym time this weekend, nor did I have time today :(
Instead, Saturday, my boyfriend and I went hiking. Even though I am regularly at the gym, doing cardio, strength training at home and gym, I am o... Read more
One week down....
Week one of my 12 week challenge is down....so is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each day, go a bit faster, a bit longer, and a bit harder. I'm feeling great! Hoping I can keep this moment... Read more
I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but there is still so much further I want to go. Since starting the challenge, I have been doing fairly ... Read more
So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exercises for me, and we talked, and talked. He started out by asking what I meant by fluffy. Told him t... Read more
no pain, no gain?
Oh how true this is!! The more physical pain I'm in, the more I gain (in weight because I eat). I am trying to watch what I do, just doesn't always work. I know how to do all this, but am still lacking basic motivation to put everything into dai... Read more