9 month update
I lost 4.8 lbs this month, bringing my total to 82 lbs lost for 9 months. Also this month, I got two out of three blood pressure meds that I am on, lowered. Got great report on my cholesterol and triglycerides too. My A1c had dropped from... Read more
What? Are your scales not showing?
My scales are not showing a lot of things, even though I have lost 80lbs. What about your scales? I bet they are not showing a lot of things too. I will share a few of my non-scale victories that mine don't show. I know weight loss is dif... Read more
8 month update
I lost 4.4 lbs this month. I have been a little slack this past month, or I could have done better. But I still am feeling great. I am starting to exercise more, eating a lot cleaner too. I can tell I am starting to tone up already. I do... Read more
Dear Evil Twin: No More!!!
No longer will I allow you to sabatoge my day. I am stronger than you. Although I have had success losing weight, you still slip in, to cause havoc. Well, no more!!! It's you or me, and I am in CONTROL!!!
I will be taking back c... Read more
Tomorrow will start the month of May. This got me to thinking of a game I played as a kid, called Mother May I. I am an adult now, so instead of asking mother, I will be giving myself permission to do some things in May.
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Spark has changed my life
My life has changed so much, since coming back to Spark. I hardly know where to begin. I came back to Spark, September 9, 2013. I had recently been for a checkup, and my test results showed I was pre-diabetic. That was my wake-up call. ... Read more
7 month update, 72.8 lbs
This is a little late. I lost 6.4 lbs this past month. That makes a total of 72.8 lbs for 7 months. My weight loss has slowed up some, but at least it is still going in the right direction. I have finally started exercising some now, after ... Read more
6 month update
Total weight loss of 66.4 lbs, for the pas... Read more
Month 5 Update
I lost 11.4 lbs last month, bringing my weight from SW 363 to CW 301.2. Five months grand total of 61.8 lbs lost. I am so close to being in the 200's now that I can smell it, lol... Read more
Month 4 Update
I ended up losing 4.8 lbs this month. This month was a struggle with my sodium intake during Christmas. But all in all I am happy with any weight loss this month. I started out at 363lbs, I am now down to 312.6. So that's a total of 50.4 l... Read more
Wow!!! Too Much Sodium!
Oh boy, if I wasn't a believer before I am now. I have been tracking sodium and had reduced it down to about 1500 per day. Last month I had a bigger weight loss. During the Christmas holidays I didn't track for 5 days. Even though, I did ... Read more
Month 3 Update:
Three months into this journey, as of today. Total weight loss so far is 45.6 lbs.
Month 1: 22
Month 2: 9.6
Month 3: 14
I made a couple changes this past month. I added sodium to my tracker. I have been aiming to keep my... Read more
2 month update 11/9/13
Two months, 31.6 pounds gone.
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Sept 9, 2013 I started on a journey, that I have never been on before. I am 56 years old, and I have always, always had a weight problem. I have been on all kind of diets in my lifetime, and taken all kinds of weight loss pills. I would los... Read more
What Do I Hope To Prevent
You have to understand, I am just an ole country girl, so this blog will be a little strange to some of you, probably. My awakening came when the doc told me, I was pre-diabetic, and for the first time he suggested, thinking about lap-band surg... Read more