30 consecutive days of logging in!
I've logged in every day for a month! It's not my longest streak overall, but it's my longest in a while. My longest streak is 62 days. I'm hoping to make it at least 100 this time!... Read more
Starting Week 4!
Yesterday's Healthy Thought of the Day was "It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop!"
So I lost 4 pounds the first week....the changes immediately jump started my metabolism I guess. But then last week, I was not qu... Read more
One week down...
Yaay! So I've made it through an entire week of tracking and I'm on a 9-day log-in streak as well. I weighed in this morning at 185.2...down from my 189 last week. Tere were a few days when I was just swamped with school work. I had two 10 pa... Read more
Attempting to Regain my Lost Spark
So, the last time I wrote a blog was in April 29, 2012...almost exactly 2 years ago...and my life has done a total 180 since then. At the time, I was teaching 7th and 8th grade science, but had become really dissatisfied with the administrative... Read more
At My Lowest....(weight that is!!!!)
Last night, as motivation to continue my weight loss, as well as in preparation for an upcoming vacation, I bought a two-piece bikini. I haven't worn a two piece bathing suit since I was like 6 lol. Then, today, I weighed in at my lowest in... Read more
The Return of Motivation!!! (Easing away from Excuses)
Back in August, I blogged about how I was going to get back on track, but did it happen? Nahhh....I stayed in my rut, and not only did I stay in my rut, but I let it turn into a ditch. Back in July 2010, I started working on my Master's Degree... Read more
So once again, I'm trying to relight my spark! I've taken quite a break from my tracking....don't get me wrong, I still visit SparkPeople every day. However, I missed a day of tracking and then one turned into two and two turned into three, a... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Ok...so I've fallen off the wagon. HARD! So I've reset my goals to lose about 15 pounds during the next 5 months, which is not a lofty goal, but I need it to regain my focus. Additionally, those 15 pounds would get me down to being within 10... Read more
New Year = New Scale
I promised myself back when I started my journey that when I reached my goal...I was going to get a new scale...the one that I had was raggedy and it was anywhere from 6-10 pounds off. Well....I finally did it...I got a brand new digital scale.... Read more
I wish I could slow down....
Lately things have been so hectic for me...I feel like I'm running in circles. I get up at 6:50, am at work by 7:55, stay at work until 5:30 or 6:30, get home, sit down and surf the net and take a breather for a few minutes before I begin to do... Read more
MY SECRET WEAPON: POPSICLES...lol (SN: The SparkPoints wheel likes me!!)
I love popsicles...always have...and now, I've realized that I can use this to my advantage! When I get the urge for something sweet or if I just get that urge where I want to be eating...I eat a popsicle and it usually satisfies my urge! As m... Read more
I couldn't believe it!!! Before and after!
Since I began my weight loss journey, people have constantly said..."Girl, you look good" or "I can see it in your face" or "Ooh, you've lost so much". Well even though my clothes were getting larger and larger, I still was seeing myself everyd... Read more
1 year on Spark!!!!
Today is my 1 year anniversary on SparkPeople. I began my journey on Labor Day, 9/6/2009...one last day of eating and drinking whatever and not feeling too bad about it!!! ... Read more
Starting again....Resetting my goals and aiming some more!!!!!
So, I reached my goal!!! Yaaay!!!! However, my scale is wrong...I've said it before, but I've never bought a new one. It's about 12 pounds off. I figured that by weighing myself at a couple of other places and comparing that to what my scale ... Read more
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8 months, 3 days...and 45 pounds lighter (I'm not obese anymore!!!!!)
Yaaay!!!!!!!! This morning, I reached the 45 pound mark.
I've come so far since I first started SparkPeo... Read more