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It was THAT moment...
I don't like buying clothes. I have ALWAYS hated buying clothes. I hate when they don't fit. I hate seeing something super cute knowing that there's no way in the world that it will fit me. (Or - knowing that I could NEVER wear it!)
I ... Read more
WOW! Was today a beautiful day outside!! I couldn't believe it! It was one of those days that makes you YEARN for summer! I can't wait to be outside all the time, every day!! We love being outside in the summer........
And it's kind of... Read more
Happy when it starts to "Happen"
Happy Valentine's Day!!
I have lost some more weight this week....yee haw! I also took my measurements for the first time this month and I am still losing inches too. I can feel the strength in my lower and upper body (core will take a li... Read more
Anxiety and weight loss
I have been trying to figure out how to better deal with the anxiety in my life. Ever since the blood clot in my lung back in October - the anxiety I have had has gotten worse and worse. I was thinking about it - I have been suffering from anx... Read more
OH MYLANTA -
I'll take that .25# gain from last week and CRUSH it into the ground!!!!!
I lost 2.5# this week!!! Yee haw!!!
I would have been happy with 1#, (Oh believe me, I'm TAKING the whole 2.5!) but I am ecstatic! Se... Read more
Listening to my body...
Sooo...........it was like a living NIGHTMARE today to get myself to work out. The motivation was there - for sure I WANTED to go! There was NO denying I wanted to work out! But my body was telling me something else. My muscles just FELT tir... Read more
Were my kids impressed??
HA! I think I mentioned somewhere in my blogs about how the kids have been working out with me. In addition to SP, I have been involved in a local "Biggest Loser" competition. You pay in $10 to join, and if you win, you get the pot. Currentl... Read more
Making the best of it...and I have to say I'm doing GREAT!
So, I had kind of a bad blow as far as my son's school yesterday. It was something that REALLY upset me. Like in a "if I even talk about this I'm going to cry" way. So, instead of eating, crying all night long, or moping around, I jumped on t... Read more
Looking for help from my SparkFamily - any and all advice welcome!
I posted this on the message boards today, but I'm going to put it up in my blog too. IF you can make it to the end - I would love feedback. I am a little TOO open and honest, so if you have a question ask away. I just want to make sure that ... Read more
I won't let it get me DOWN!
So, I gained yesterday. Yep. A gain. On that ole' master I'm a slave to! There it was.....I gained a quarter of a pound! HA!
No, really I'm not all down in the dumps. Just gave me cause to refocus. I am going to call on my SparkFrie... Read more
Just another day in paradise...
It is cold here in the U.P. of Michigan. And not just chilly cold, or cool, or even cold....it is COLD!!! FREEZING!! BRRR! It always makes me think of what the heck I could do for exercise?! Even if you do not have asthma, or any kind of re... Read more
For anyone out there in SparkLand who's wondering, I wanted to pop in with a quick update.
I saw my doctor on Thursday - I did a LIGHT workout on Tuesday and Wednesday, then saw him in the late morning. Here's the scoop:
Right now he'... Read more
Derailed....frustrated beyond words!!!
I am so disappointed I could just cry - I feel all the negativity creeping back in, but I am doing my best to see the 'good' in what's going on....but it is difficult. VERY difficult. I am intending to dump my feelings off here on the blog so ... Read more
I am so happy - I lost 2.5 pounds today!! Wa-hoo!! It's been a long time coming. My hubby and I were messing around earlier today and he grabbed me around the waist and said "wow, you lost some inches!" Which..I DID!
Around here we cal... Read more
Back in the saddle again......
Yeah - I have FINALLY arrived. I'm FINALLY back on board. Wow - I certainly don't like having to talk myself into things....I am a tough cookie! LOL
Seriously though - I have entered a local Biggest Loser competition again, and there a... Read more