Did I really lose 2.6 lbs on my birthday week?
I've lost 15 pounds in the last 8 weeks, including losing 2.6 lbs on my birthday week. I can't believe it! Seriously, I ate out & splurged. Sure, I planned for it, counted all my calories honestly, and when it came time to bring treats to the of... Read more
Total loss 11 lbs in 6 weeks. I"m really happy with my progress. I'm tracking with MyFitnessPal (MFP) instead of Sparkpeople. There's not s... Read more
Happy New Year 2017
I'm feeling so good, happy, and hopeful. I even got on my stationary bike, did 30 min, then pt, then upper body weights. I even tracked breakfast & lunch.
My new job hasn't started yet. My freelance has picked up, but I haven't gotten a ch... Read more
Joy is gone
This is my sweet cat, Joy. Joy grew very ill, lost weight, was panting, pupils fixed, crying in pain (like I've never heard before) and we decided to e... Read more
1. I got a job. I start January 6. It's close by. It's part time, 29 hours, so they can avoid paying benefits. But it could expand to have benefits next fall. Also, I continue to do freelance work.
2. My depression has lifted (see #1).
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It's been ages since I blogged- Update question
Hi Sparkfriends! It's been ages since I blogged about my weight loss journey. I'm not sure where to start updating.
1. I could look back at where I was, physically, mentally, and step-by-step from there
2. Just jump in where I am at t... Read more
I had a job interview!
I've been super busy with my freelance business. I did 7 signs and as I was working on them, my client asked me if I did the banner for this conference last year, and if so, could I update it. I said yes, with pleasure. And when that was done, t... Read more
It's raining so I'm not going for a walk. I'll just do a Hamilton Workout dance video, then leg workout & abs. I did a bunch of freelance work yesterday, so I'm sending out invoices today.
For next week's interview, I'm studying title IX, and ... Read more
Upper body & crunches
I took a 30 minute walk today, then did upper body workout & 75 crunches. Back in the day, I did the Abs of Steel video workouts, and they said you can work your abs every day. Has anyone else heard this? I learned to alternate upper body & leg ... Read more
Leg & ab day
I did legs & abs today. Already I can do more reps & sets. My strength is returning. Also took a 45 min walk.
Funny story, yesterday, before bed I checked my fitbit, and I was only 200 steps away from my 10,000 step/day goal. So I walked a... Read more
Upper body & planks
Like the title says, I did upper body work out & planks today, after my 30 min walk. Let's take a minute to celebrate that I worked out 3 days in a row. I think my depression is lifted.... Read more
Abs & Legs
Today I took a 30 minute walk & did abs & legs workout, which was very challenging! I only did 2 reps of abs workout, and only one rep of legs. And I was breathing hard from it. I'm glad I worked out. It's been a long time since I did these exer... Read more
First of the Month, time to take your measurements
Today, I not only took my measurements, I went for a 30 minute walk, and did upper body weight lifting. All thanks to you, my friends, I feel a renewed commitment to getting healthy.... Read more
We went out to board game night at the local store. It was fun. I killed at scrabble. Out the window, we noticed tons of kids walking around looking at their phones. They were all playing Pokemon Go. It seriously increased the foot traffic on th... Read more
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Back to walking again
It's been a week since my bee sting on my big toe, and I can finally wear socks & sneaks comfortably. I went for a short walk, just 30 minutes, because it began to rain.
My freelance business is slowly coming along.
Ds17 is getting re... Read more