I made it through Thanksgiving!!! I went over my calories by about 200, but I still didn't make it to 2000 so I think I did very good for a Thanksgiving day. In addition, I went to Old Navy today and bought a few items...including size Large sh... Read more
Yaaay for 20 pounds!
This morning, I hit the 20 pound mark. I can't believe it. In a little over 2 months, I have lost 20 pounds, just by putting down the sodas, the hamburgers, and walking with my mom!!!! I started the day after Labor Day. I have changed my hab... Read more
I can wear my shorts!!!!!
I bought a pair of shorts this summer that were a size too small...lol. I didn't wear them this summer, but I thought that they were cute and they were on sale...I couldn't pass them up. I could button them, but they pushed up my stomach....a m... Read more
yaaaay for compliments
Today, I got so many compliments on my weight loss. One of the teachers said she noticed it the other day and didn't get to say anything to me about it. I got asked about 3-4 times today how much weight I had lost. I was soooo happy!!!! It m... Read more
I'm STILL LOSING....pounds, that is!!!!
I've lost 2 more pounds in the last week!!!!! My main things is that I have managed to stay away from sodas and tea! I haven't had either of those since September 7!!!! I also haven't eaten red meat, with the exception of a couple of times (m... Read more
Thank God the scale isn't broken!!!
I still haven't bought a digital scale...still using my same old scale...so I can't tell if I'm losing tenths of pounds or anything only if it drops by actual pounds. I guess I've slacked off on my diet...I'm still eating better than I used to,... Read more
Still Trying to Stay Healthy even at the fair and the Melting Pot...LOL
This weekend, I went to NC State Fair with my friends. I have never been...despite being 26 and living in NC for my entire life and going to college about 30 minutes away in Chapel Hill for 4 years. Needless to say, I had a wonderful time. We... Read more
Trying not to hurt myself falling off the wagon...
The last couple of days have been pretty rough. My life has been pretty on the go and being pretty much on the go means eating on the go. I've eaten out a lot more this past week then I have in the last month and my weight loss shows. This is... Read more
3 Weeks....out celebrating and still hanging in there
I've lost 9 pounds in 3 weeks!!!! This weekend was tough...we went out for my father's birthday as well as went to festival in the park in charlotte. festival in the park was rough...there was greasy fattening food everywhere...funnel cakes, po... Read more
2 weeks in...(eating breakfast, tweaking my diet to suit me, and staying away from soda!!!)
I'm 2 weeks in...and I'm still holding on to a diet. I really really wanted to do the raw food in the beginning, but as I wrote a few entries back...it was hard to fit it in with being a teacher. I only have ~22 minutes or so to eat lunch and ... Read more
a week and a half.....
well, i'm at a week and a half and I feel sorta bad...actually, i think the kids at school are passing on their germs. i haven't been really sticking to the 100% raw like I wanted to, especially in the beginning, just for the sake of detox, but... Read more
A Week With no Soda
It's almost the end of my planning period at work....and instead of grading papers, I was trying to figure out what I would eat for dinner, sorta on the hungry side already. Then a thought occurred to me...I've gone an entire week with no soda ... Read more
My first weekend.....
Today is my first weekend day on the diet...hmmm...i have fallen off the wagon slightly. I had not eaten any "cooked food" ( a baked potato) since Tuesday, but today I went out with my bf and we went to REd Lobster for lunch.
To my credit, ... Read more
yaay for no Bojangles!!
ok, so last night, I went out with my mother for a little while. She wanted to stop by Bojangles and get my dad a meal. I LOVE BOJANGLES....and have loved it since I was small...not the chicken or the biscuits, but the dirty rice and the seaso... Read more
LOL...only 2 days in and it almost ended. I was sooo hungry at the end of work yesterday and then my mom made it worse. My mom called and asked if I could pick up some food from my dad...from a fast-food restaurant. As I sat in McDonald's driv... Read more