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Week 1 of 30 Day Shred

Friday, July 27, 2012      3 comments

I'm feeling SO much better now that my eating is mostly back on track and I'm exercising again. I'll be ready to move on to phase 2 of the 30 day shred on Monday (10 days) per phase is my goal). Phase 1 is starting not to be a challenge any more... Read more

Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred

Friday, July 20, 2012      2 comments

Starting Measurements: Weight 188.2 Waist 36" Hips 45" Thigh 24" Calf 16" Arm 12" I started this yesterday. I have to admit, I was so sore today I did NOT want to get up and work out. I'm pretty sure Jillian Michaels is not hu... Read more

Protein & Fiber

Thursday, June 14, 2012      3 comments

I know protein is an important nutrient for weight loss. When I get enough protein, I don't have headaches, I feel good, and I feel fuller longer. What are some good ways to get the minimum 60g of protein per day? I find myself struggling with... Read more

Month 3 Measurements

Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments wasn't that bad! I didn't lose very many inches, except my arm which is where I've been focusing. I actually lost weight! YAY! May 13-June 10 Total inches lost: 0.5" Weight lost: 1.4 lbs Lbs until next goal: 17.2 (169)... Read more

WAYYYY Off Track

Thursday, June 07, 2012      3 comments

It seems when you get really off track and you're less active on here, you receive less support. Therefore, its a vicious cycle of staying off track. The past couple months have been nothing short of chaotic!! Here comes my rant: -My knee w... Read more

Measurements Month 2

Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

April 15 Weight-189.4 Waist-36" Hips-45" Thigh-24.5" Upper arm-12" Calf-15.5" May 13 Weight-187.6 (-1.8) Waist-35" (-1") Hips-43" (-2") Thigh-24.5" (+/- 0") Upper arm-14.5" (+0.5") Calf-15.5" (+/- 0") Tota... Read more

Knee Followup

Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

Good news all around! Thankfully, my knee is not torn! There will be no need for physical therapy or surgery. My official diagnosis is: Patellofemoral syndrome: It is the softening and breakdown of the tissue (cartilage) that lines the undersi... Read more

Sorry I've Been a Downer

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      2 comments

I really appreciate all the encouragement and support I receive on SP. It's such an amazing place to make you feel better about yourself because everyone has been or is in the same place with the same goals, issues, etc. Following up: *I'm ... Read more

Really Upset

Monday, May 07, 2012      7 comments

I can't believe I've let myself get SO off track. This knee pain has sent me spiraling. It seems when I don't exercise, I fall into my old eating habits. The past week and a half have been HORRENDOUS!!!!! I've seriously thought about puking it... Read more


Thursday, May 03, 2012      3 comments

So for about 5 or 6 weeks now I've had pain in the knee and I just continued to ignore it for a couple weeks and continued to go to Zumba and work out on the treadmill figuring it was Bursitis again and it will go away with ice and ibuprofen. I... Read more

Early Reward

Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I told myself when I got down to my next goal of 185, I would get some super cute high heel shoes...I went shopping a little early (I'm at 188, so close enough haha). Here they are!! I LOVE them! :) Read more

Month 1 Results

Sunday, April 15, 2012      3 comments

I took measurements for the first time last month because the scale wasn't moving as fast as I wanted it to. Here are my results: March 18 Weight-193.8 Waist-37" Hips-45.5" Thigh-25.5" Upper arm-14" Calf-16" Aprl 15 Weig... Read more

Working Evenings and New Hair

Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

New me, new hair color and cut!!! It's a lot lighter than I'm used to, but I like it! This has been my first week working my new schedule of 1-10pm some evenings but it... Read more

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Sunday, March 25, 2012      4 comments

Though my weight had never been as severe as the gentlemen in this documentary, it's such a growing problem in the world. Obesity and extreme obesity are silent killers. It's a very encouraging movie to watch (found it on Netflix). I want to kn... Read more

Difference in a week

Thursday, March 22, 2012      3 comments

Not a good one. I feel like crap this week. I'm trying to eat around 1200-1300 calories according to sparkpeople's recommendations. I was disappointed I didn't reach last weeks 2 lb goal. I know I was only shy like 2 ounces but it really upset m... Read more

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