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    ERINBELLOWS1978   12,271
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Hooray for small victories....

Monday, January 27, 2014      4 comments

So I lost another 2 pounds.... Its not a lot to scream about but I look at it chicken weight, lol. If you look at 2pounds of chicken and then think wow that just melted off my body. Its ALOT to scream about. I did a total happy dance. I'm n... Read more

Adventures in grocery shopping

Monday, January 20, 2014      2 comments

So Friday night my husband decides he wants to go grocery shopping. We get to the store and he proceeds to get chips, cookies, ice cream, hot pockets, corn dogs, and pizza bites. I mean REALLY. Could you buy anything less of cours... Read more

What a year

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      0 comments

So I have been in a reflecting kind of mood. I was thinking that I lost and kept off 40 pounds I will not put back on. Yes I'd like to loose another 40 and I think I will, but its the learning to maintain and not sabotage myself when I get close... Read more

Where in the have I been...

Friday, October 18, 2013      3 comments

Usually when I fall off spark for a few months, I come back having gained weight, with the attitude, I'll start over...This time I have lost 20 more pounds and I'm here to reconnect, continue my journey. Since moving, I have become a stay... Read more

HLC Spring into Summer Challenge

Monday, May 13, 2013      1 comments

So glad to have another is the Main challenge.... Being healthy isn't just about the scale. It is about body measurements and accomplishments, both on the scale and off, too. So, let's take a look at where we are in our fi... Read more


Wednesday, May 08, 2013      6 comments

Ok so I have no idea how I have managed to maintain my weight loss thus far. Over the last few months I have not got in any exercise whatsoever! I have been eating OK> Most days I eat crappy and then I get back on track the next day. So i'm s... Read more

New Me

Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

Well I have crossed the first 20 pound mark! Wow! I've lost a total of 22 pounds and I'm still trying to really see it. I know my pants look ridiculous on me. The sag and hang and I can take them off without unzipping or unbuttoning them, but ... Read more

The end of an 8 week challenge...reflection

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      5 comments

Well We have come to the end of the best 8 weeks ever! I made some wonderful connections on my team! Watched as we all struggled, pushed hard, failed, succeeded and grew as women! I am so proud of myself and the ladies on my team! When ... Read more

Week 7 Challenge

Monday, March 18, 2013      0 comments

St. Patrick's Day always reminds me of spring, so I'm reminded of spring showers , thunderstorms , and the rainbows that they bring. Are you ready for spring? Don't know about you all, but the biggest thing I need to do is some cleaning. T... Read more

3 pounds away from my second goal!

Monday, March 11, 2013      3 comments

Well this last week I have surprised myself again. I lost another pound after the plateau! I'm feeling great. I have lost a total of 17 pounds. That's only 3 pounds away from my second set of 10 pound goals. I'm almost to my first 20 lost! A... Read more

Week 5 Challenge

Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

Last three weeks of the challenge. We're doing great!! We've lost over 450 pounds and are burning up the chat boards with support. This is fantastic. Are you ready to for a new week? Extra motivated and have some new things to add to the routine... Read more

Week #5 Challenge

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

Team Challenge: Let's ensure we keep as many people as we can!! Visit your team mates, from your team and the team as a whole. Encourage them to stick with it. You may do this by visiting other teams and posting to their chat thread, visit their... Read more

Squashed that damn plateau!!!

Monday, March 04, 2013      6 comments

Well this is a VERY successful day for me. In the first time in a very long time I have made it past the plateau. This date will go down in history! I did not quit. I worked harder and made a real and conscious effort to break thru my stoppin... Read more

The dreaded plateau!!!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013      4 comments

So I have entered my danger zone. I have stayed the same now for two weeks. No gain. No loss. Just same. I'm maintaining my 14 pound weight loss. Yay for that, HOWEVER I am not at my goal. I have a very long way to go. This is what happe... Read more

Week 4 Challenge

Monday, February 25, 2013      2 comments

Week 4 challenge: Earn one point for every 10 strength training reps you do in a set. One point is 10 push ups or 10 squats or 10 plyometric excercises (jumping jacks, burpies, etc). One set is not 7 crunches and 3 bicep curls. Bonus Chall... Read more

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