just clearing my head
So many things going on at one time. I am stuck in a plateau, mostly of my own making. So I took advantage of a free meeting with a nutritionist today, and we have a goal set for carbs and protein, calorie range and upping my water from 64 to 8... Read more
Challenge: Share your goals with your friends/family
Today the sparkcoach challenge is to share your journey with your family and friends. Basically make it public so these people can cheer you on and hold you accountable. No. I wont be doing this. I prefer to keep my journey to myself. I do not... Read more
Hipsters vs Briefs, an underpants realization
I have made a mistake. 30 year old me (mumble mumble years ago) thought that when I could finally fit into a size 8 underpants would like hipsters. So, as motivation, many many moons ago, I bought a pack of size 8 hipsters. I would lose and g... Read more
Another 6 weeks to make changes
My trainer at the gym updated my fitness routine today. My thighs are so sore, I almost fell down the stairs. Wonder how the fitbit would have counted that ... Read more
Size 16 vs Size 16W
I am happily down into a size 16W (16 wide if you were wondering). This is a WOMENS size. My mom used to be about the same size as me, and then she got sick and her tops went from a size 18/1X to a S. Yep, got sick enough to lose her boobies. B... Read more
No regrets today
I went to church today and had Easter dinner with my friends and husband there. This is the only Easter meal we will have because on that Sunday I will be heading to Arkansas after the service. Alone. My hubby and daughter will come down on W... Read more
Saturday morning gym
I woke up around 7:30 today, which is not unusual for me. What is unusual though, is that I decided to go to the gym. I was pleasantly surprised at how few people were there, but even more happy to see that there was way more women than men. Str... Read more
My December weight will be my forever weight.
Because of today's article
and all the good information on what it really is to have a lifestyle change, I have decided to put it in writing that my weight, after ... Read more
Feel like a jerk? Do a weight bearing workout!
I was feeling like a complete jackhole today and yesterday. I just wanted to lie on the couch, eat anything that wasn't moving and become like a sloth. Good thing for me I pay a good chunk of change to see a personal trainer once a week. So I... Read more
So flippin excited!
Today is the first day of the 10 week challenge and I had to get weighed and measured. Last official weigh/measure for the club was in November. I am down 10 pounds since then, and even more exciting, 15 since February last year! The exercise an... Read more
Getting ready for the big challenge
Here is my picture for my challenge starting on Wednesday. They are tracking weight loss, body fat loss and number of log ins to the club. I have... Read more
Ablation Day - TMI BLOG!
Because I have wicked bad period blood clots, after 20 years I finally found a gyno I like and had an endometrial ablation done today. Everything went well, and I woke up from the anesthesia with no "hangover" or anything. Just like a nap and ... Read more
Fitness challenge 2017 - Anytime Fitness
This is going to be fun. I have been a member of my gym for going on 4 years now. I have never entered the Hollywood Fit Club before. I have also never gone on a regular schedule or any of that other stuff that I set out to do four years ago.... Read more
Best tool I ever bought
I bought a Polder pocket scale. It works in grams, ounces etc. And makes weighing and tracking so much easier. I recommend to anyone who needs help fig... Read more
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You know better, Cheryl
I am well aware that before I go to the gym to work out with my trainer, I need to eat something. Most likely a good protein/carb combo. Today, I w... Read more