Day 82 : before and after pictures - Round 2 of wondering!
I already blogged about should I take a picture of me every month, etc. I think it's great when you are done and that you can actually see the difference, it's like : "Wow!!! You were there, and look at you now!" So I have taken some pictures of... Read more
Day 78 : gym membership : Check!
2 days ago with my husband we went to register to a gym club. It's a family gym club... I used to be reluctant about gyms, just because I didn't feel confident enough to go. The gym the closest to where we live is a Nautilus +, but the people i... Read more
Day 75 : small victory
Yesterday I had to do some grocery shopping, mostly vegetables and fruits so I went to the fruit market, because they have a better choice in organic food. Unfortunately inside of the fruit market, which is inside a mall, right beside the food c... Read more
Day 74 : trying harder. Taking the 1st step...
I have not lost so much since I started on SP. But I have lost, which is better than gaining or staying at the same point.
I know why I have not lost much, and I need to change my mind, and SP gives me the tools to help me with this mind chang... Read more
Day 69 : The Curves program
Before I got pregnant for the 2nd time, I had joined Curves, because I wanted to loose weight, but I was feeling totally insecure about going to a gym with males in it... And thin women, and actually let's face it, with tons of people who look ... Read more
Day 67 : using the scale
When I started my journey in August 2011, I bought one of those scales that gives you tons of information about whatever is in your body! I remember using it religiously every day (sometimes 2 or 3 times a day) and writing down the numbers.... N... Read more
Day 60 : morbidly obese
I am not, but my mother has been since as long as I can remember. If you have read my posts, you know that she is the one who accustomed me to pasta/potato sandwiches... I had a call from my mum yesterday. She's only 53 years old, but she was te... Read more
Day 57 : from avocado to pear...
Today I did my measurements, and read the article about finding the right weight for you... I was thrilled to discover that my waist to hip ratio went from "avocado" to "pear". I am now at low risk for heart problems, and that is great news!
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Day 53 : My 1st run ever, yesterday...
So yesterday I finally went for a run... Not a crazy one, but the 1st run of my life. So that`s pretty crazy! I have been following the walking program from SP, and yesterday I did the 1st run from Couch 2 5K. And even though I did 25 min. inste... Read more
Day 48 : from obsession to application... Writing down the excuses...
I realize that I am not as often on the daily blog. I realize I would like to have more time to devote to writing what I do (and don't so too). I started this journey writing everyday, discovering the website, and spending a lot of time on it, I... Read more
Day 34 : so little time
So much to do and so little time... My girls are keeping me awake at night, and then during the day it is hard to find the energy/time to exercise, especially because my husband work nights and then he needs to sleep during the day...
I have ... Read more
Day 32 : the walking program
I have a desire to be able to run, it is one of my goal during my journey to being fit. But I have never been able to run, I do not know why, it's just never been my thing, even when I was younger. So I am giving it another try by following the ... Read more
Day 27 : inactivity hurts
I just spent almost an entire week stuck in bed and couch with the flu. 6 days with a constant fever, vertigo, joint pain, no desire to eat, etc. I woke up this morning and my legs hurt so much. At first I was blaming it on the flu, damn it, thi... Read more
Day 19 : Portion sizes table : done! Super food chart with calories : check! Vision collage : up!
I haven't yet lost weight, it's been 2 days now that I am being very serious with this and that I haven't eaten anything that is sabotaging my healthy diet. Yesterday evening was tough, but I made it... Tonight will be the same scenario : kids i... Read more
Day 18 : I can do it
Yesterday was bad, very bad, and today was pretty awesome. My kids are in bed now and my husband at work, and it is now that I have to deal with my demons. It is right now that I have to go start a pot of decaf tea and just do what I have to do ... Read more