My clothes are in the single digits!
When I started this journey back in March, I was wearing a size 12 but it could have easily been a 14. (I refused to buy 14s!) Last week I had someone ask me how many sizes I had gone down. I said, "Well, I don't know, I haven't been shopping.... Read more
Half-Marathon Training starts today!
I have not done an official race since I did a full marathon back in April 2011. It felt like I might die after that one and I was just not motivated any longer. But here we are......I have 4 months until my next half.......who know when I wil... Read more
I know that I have a good ways to go before I am out of the overweight category, but I am feeling so good and my clothes are fitting so much better. We are in week 4 of our summer slim down program and are still loving it even though it is HARD... Read more
Summer Slimdown is in Full Swing
We are now into our 2nd week of the summer slim down and just like I thought, last week was a killer.....but it was so good! We did 3 days of bootcamp style workouts and 2 days of spin class. This week will add a 4th day of bootcamp, but we ju... Read more
I start a Summer Slimdown program Monday at the gym. My daughter has decided to do it with me and I/we are so super excited! We will have access to nutritionists and multiple trainers.....I think the accountability is what I am looking forward... Read more
Oh the scale, the scale!!!
I have come to realize that my scale is not my friend! And I don't say that because the numbers don't read the way I want them to, but because I am obsessed with weighing myself. You wouldn't have convinced me of that just last week, I didn't ... Read more
5 years ago and my double blessing
It was 5 years ago right now that I was trying to decide if I should go to the hospital or not. I was pregnant with babies 3 & 4 and I still had another 5 weeks to go. I did not want to have babies too early, but they wanted to be here, so ton... Read more
10 pounds gone!
Just last week I was so eager to see 159 on the scale....to just be under 160, and today, my official weigh-in day, I saw 157.2. I cannot even begin to tell you how ecstatic I am!!! I still have a good ways to go, but when I started on SparkPe... Read more
This has nothing to do with my weight loss but I got so tickled I just had to find somewhere to write it down.
I have 4 year old twins and they both have loose teeth right now. The older twin, Peyton, was playing with his tooth and really ... Read more
Doing the happy dance!!!
I meant to post yesterday, but got super busy. Well, I finally dropped below that 160 mark!!!! WOOO HOOOO!!!!! The scale showed 159.2 and I was jumping up and down acting all crazy with excitement. My official weigh-in day is tomorrow, so ho... Read more
Hoping Today was the Day
I have lost 8 and am super excited about that, BUT......I am hovering at 160.8, 160.6, 160.4 and I am looking for those 150s! As of Friday, I was at 160.8 so this weekend I really focused on making wise decisions and with it being Easter I was ... Read more
JMBR Week 3 Day 1
I am still loving Body Revolution. It is a quick and easy way for me to get anywhere from 120 - 180 calorie burn in only 30 minutes. That is not all that I need to burn through the day, but it gets me started in the morning.
Anyway the fi... Read more
My Motivation Board
I know that this board is just cut out pictures and words glued to a poster board.....pretty simplistic! BUT I have figured out that I am a visual person and it has helped me stay focused this week. I know, I know, it is only a week and we wil... Read more
I am feeling much better after last weeks episode with a nasty sinus infection. Each day I want to have my plan of action, so that I can't be derailed and I know what I need to get done even if unexpected things come up. So, here is today's pl... Read more
I have a sinus infection right now that has me running fever which includes chills and then sweats. I also have almost a constant headache with tons of sinus pressure (teeth hurting and all) and of course, I can't breath through my nose. But t... Read more