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Zumbathon Recap
Saturday, May 21, 2011      11 comments

I didn't take any pictures, but I've yanked a couple from my instructor, Ashley's photo album. We had 153 people register for the Zumbathon and raised $3,364.80 for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life. Our Relay for Life even... Read more
For the Love of Zumba
Friday, May 20, 2011      32 comments

Zumba. You've heard the talk and I know you're thinking that this is just the next Tae Bo, or let's go back even more - the next Sweatin' to the Oldies (yes, I did that). But let's just lay down the doubt and see what Zumba really is, and what... Read more
My Therapist Broke Up With Me
Monday, May 16, 2011      24 comments

I arrived late this morning for my PT appointment. Like 20 minutes late. I felt awful but getting up this morning was a real chore (not surprising that I'm not feeling well AT ALL today). Still, they told me to go on back. As soon as I saw M... Read more
Weigh-In Day: The 2 Pound Hike
Sunday, May 15, 2011      19 comments

Weight last week: 320.2 I saw that weight again yesterday morning when I hopped on the scale and I thought to myself, "What can I do to break through this?" The sun was shining outside. It was hot, but not too hot. Suddenly the thought c... Read more
"The Scale is Not an Accurate Measure of Health"
Friday, May 13, 2011      11 comments

This striking words were "spoken" to me by SparkFriend BUTTERCUPP77. I wanted to believe her. I truly wanted to. And I've been questioning this same thing for a while now. As I've watched my girl SUGIRL06 move onto a maintaining phase that i... Read more
NSV Out the Butt - or - Why I'm Doing This
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      20 comments

So I focus a little too much too often on the scale and the tape measure...don't we all? Someone told me the other day, "Think about all you can do that you couldn't before!" I answered "Whatever..." but I shouldn't have dismissed them like t... Read more
Mother's Day...Run!
Monday, May 09, 2011      14 comments

I sucked this weekend. Seriously, I was all over the place. I've been extremely emotional lately and yesterday was a "last straw" kind of day. I feel sorry for the kids and Hubs, who are trying so hard to forgive me for every mood swing but, ... Read more
Learning about Food
Friday, May 06, 2011      6 comments

I spent yesterday learning about food. Yes, that sounds strange coming from someone who has lost over 90 pounds in a year, but it's true. You see, way back when, I was eating pretty much the same thing every day. I knew if I followed ... Read more
Strength
Thursday, May 05, 2011      18 comments

You are stronger than you think you are. You are stronger than you imagine. www.paris-link-home.com/
mqv.php?q=fitspo&page=3 Strength is not pu... Read more
Day 2 - Nothing to Hide & Lucky
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      8 comments

Yesterday was my first real challenge as we had training at work, which screws up my daily schedule usually. But yesterday I refused to let it. Before we headed in, I grabbed my 9:30am snack and brought it with me, keeping an eye on the clock ... Read more
BB Program Day 1 Recap
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

Okay, so yesterday went considerably well. Minor slip-up at the end, but nothing that hurt the bank, honestly. Meal 1: Breakfast 6:40ish am --- Eggs and Oats I cooked up my oats in a frying pan instead of a saucepan like I usually d... Read more
April Recap/May Goals
Monday, May 02, 2011      9 comments

So April was a trying month for me, but let's focus on the positives. When I weighed in on April 9th, I weighed 325 pounds. Yesterday morning I logged my weight as 323.2. So even with the all the crazy emotions, crazier eating and al... Read more
In Pieces...
Thursday, April 28, 2011      13 comments

Last night I did something REALLY, REALLY stupid. I asked the Hubs to take me to the Chinese place for dinner. STUPID STUPID STUPID!! I figured I could handle it. See that, friends? I got too sure of myself. Plus, I've learned that you can... Read more
Chobani, I Miss You!!! *tear*
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      15 comments

So, yes...I forgot my yogurt today, which is making me extremely sad. I know that might sound silly to some people, but my Sparkies know what a good snack is like. We rely upon it. We trust in it. We don't have to think about how many calori... Read more
Putting Together a Plan
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      27 comments

As you can tell, I'm not lying when I say that sometimes I just need to hide. Like a turtle, I retreat into my shell when I feel threatened. Of course, this time the threatening was being done by me, but the outside world was only adding to bo... Read more

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