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I am SO Happy!
Sunday, August 15, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I hit the 13-pound-loss-mark. I was so excited. I could now say aloud that I had lost thir-TEEN pounds. No longer was I in the single digits, nor in the paltry early double digits that had solitary names of their own, not cool enough t... Read more
Trying Something New this Month
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      3 comments

I'm going to try eating differently for one month. I want to increase my monthly weight loss by 50%. This is very do-able, as I've only been losing one pound a week. During the month of August, I'm going to eat five 250 calorie meals a day for a... Read more
Plateau Broken!
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      7 comments

The plateau I've been on since June 20 finally broke. I went down a pound! Thank you, Spark Friends, who encouraged and reassured me while I was experiencing frustration and disappointment. I expect to react differently the next time I "plateau.... Read more
Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

I've hit a plateau. I've increased exercise and adjusted caloric intake, but haven't lost a pound since June 20. Frustration is beginning to hinder my efforts. I didn't expect to hit a plateau this soon. (I started SP May 1st). I'm going to com... Read more
Think I'll Load the Dishwasher Twice Today
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      7 comments

When I signed up with SparkPeople I set what I and health authorities considered to be the reasonable goal of losing two pounds per week. If I succeeded, I would be at my goal weight, forty-seven pounds lighter, only two days after my first envi... Read more
About to make the first milestone
Saturday, May 22, 2010      0 comments

Next pound that goes hits a 5 Lb. milestone... Read more
Lost another pound
Friday, May 21, 2010      0 comments

Yeah! One more pound loss under my belt (no, wait, it's not).... Read more
Today I ate a hot dog.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      2 comments

Wish I hadn't. Don't know why I did. The promised flavor just beckoned to me, and I warmed it up and ate it. It didn't even taste as good as I had expected. This is, obviously, far from the end of the world, but I am disappointed in myself.... Read more
Moved from Stage 1 to Stage 2 today
Monday, May 10, 2010      0 comments

Moving along... Read more