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I love mini goals:)

Saturday, February 02, 2013      3 comments

I hit a mini goal today. It feels so good! These little successes make me feel excited and successful. I'm not trying to lose all my weight in 2 months anymore and I'm not looking at everything like it's "all or nothing". There was quite a lo... Read more

Always take my SP app with me!

Monday, January 28, 2013      0 comments

Today I went to lunch with my friend to an Asian restaurant. I forgot my phone at the office that has my SP app on it (where I check food calories). I started out very good with a huge salad and small amount of dressing. Then I figured I woul... Read more

I'm so angry I didn't gain a pound!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      1 comments

I didn't say that when I ate high calorie food everyday and sat on the couch. I didn't gain a pound every week. Sometimes I didn't gain a pound in a whole month! I gained my weight gradually over time and eventually I ended up at 184 lbs. ... Read more

How do I exercise with pain?

Friday, January 18, 2013      6 comments

GRRR. I want to exercise. For the past 9 months I get severe leg cramps/spasms in both my calves. It's like charlie horses that don't go away for 30 minutes. When it hits I can't walk. It's usually about the time I get off work and it comes ... Read more

Where is this extra skin gonna go?

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      13 comments

It appears my stomach is not snapping back like it did when I was younger. Back then I would gain around 70-80lbs in pregancy but within a year it would be gone and my stomach would return to normal. Now I have folds of skin that are kinda "dr... Read more

I do better with small goals.

Monday, January 14, 2013      0 comments

Big goals overwhelm me. I have changed to mini goals. I use my SP weight chart increments as my guide (from the report). I don't know if everyones are the same but the charted lines in my graph report are in 8 lbs increments such as...184 -... Read more

I've been away for a long time.

Saturday, January 05, 2013      3 comments

I let other life events take priority in my life. NO! I chose to let other life events take priority. Excuses make me feel better. It's easy to find excuses not to eat right or exercise. Choices make me accountable. I am overweight because... Read more

Curse the scale!!

Sunday, April 22, 2012      4 comments

I'm up a pound. ARGGGG!!! I know it will come off eventually but those numbers still make me mad! mad! mad! Just had to let that little vent out!! There! Now I feel better:) I'm not going to give up - therefore I'm not going to fa... Read more

I finally really exercised!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      5 comments

I recieved my exercise videos today. I have decided to start with 10 minute segments on Cardio Blast. I just completed the Kickboxing! Now I'm not saying it was pretty or perfect, but I completed the whole 10 minutes and I feel really good. ... Read more

Weighing in

Monday, April 09, 2012      2 comments

I think I will start weighing myself weekly instead of daily. I'm not sure if it's a good idea, but I don't like to see the scale go up and down a pound on a daily basis. Yesterday I ate quite a bit and went over my calories. I'm not bothered... Read more

Finally starting in include exercise:)

Saturday, April 07, 2012      1 comments

Finally lost a pound! WooHoo! I like this Special K protein plus cereal. It has 10g protein and 5g fiber. I know it will be a new favorite for me. I am taking the kids & grandkids to the Toledo zoo today so I will get plenty of walking which wil... Read more

My journey...

Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

Today I weighed 173...again. I haven't eaten enough calories to reach my daily goals and I think my metabolizim is slowing down. I'm going to try to increase my calories to at least 1200 this week to see if it helps. I'm making healthier choi... Read more


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