With Purchases made, I have the drive ...
So I saw myself in a picture the other day when I was a freshman in college, and I was like" wow you looked hot!" Ha ha. If I only had the confidence I have now, then, and the body I had then, now. Funny how life works. Anyways, I was thinking t... Read more
Happy with the loss but know I could be doing better!
So in three weeks I have lost 5 pounds and I feel really good about that. However, I do know that I am not getting the recommended number of minutes in exercises or calories burned. This week I will push my self to meet those requirements and s... Read more
Good Sunday Morning Sparkfriends
This week was a good one not great one. I started out so strong, tracking everything I ate and getting in some workouts. Then work got crazy hectic, the school sent me to 2 conferences this week. I also needed to schedule 4 parent / teacher meet... Read more
First week back and down 2.5 pounds!
I could not be happier looking at the scale this morning. It was down 2.5 pounds from last week! I know that might not seem like a lot but, it is a great feeling to know that what you are changing in your life is having an impact.
Well I a... Read more
New Year, New Type of Goals
1. I will make NO negative comments about how I look.
2. I will smile and laugh at least once a day.
3. I will weigh in once a week
4. I will take my measurements once a month
5. I will track on Spark everyday
6... Read more
August Monthly Goals
My goals for the month of August!!! It’s my birthday month, so I want to have an exceptional birthday, by reaching my goals!
Lose 6 pounds ----August start weight 242.0
Take body measurements
Run 3 miles 4 times a week
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July Update !
I made a list of goals for the month of July and I am happy with my results....
1) Lose 6 pounds -Starting July Weight 248.2 -----July End Weight--242.0 Total Loss 6.2 pounds! ... Read more
Completed my 1st 5K!
I completed my 1st 5K this morning. It was a fun run, Color Vibe Richmond. I completed it. In 28 minutes and have never been more proud of myself ! Flying high right now, ... Read more
Doctors Appointment (Fingers Crossed)
3 months ago I was rushed to the ER with extreme pains in my stomach, after 7 hours, blood work , cat scan and ultra sound.... They eliminated many things and were left with the conclusion that the pains resulted in my ovaries and needed to see ... Read more
If I jog for a longer time I will get home faster
"I don't want to go, I don't want to go". These words must have came out of my mouth at least 100 times this morning. And to make it worse, no one was in the house to hear me complain. Where I didn't want to go was on a walk/ jog, as part of my ... Read more
My goals for the month of July
With 3 weeks left of this month, I am going to set some goals for myself. I did this in February and saw my greatest weight loss.
By July 31
1) Lose 6 pounds
2) Run 3 times a week
3) Strength training 2 times a week
4) Take ... Read more
Apps for 5k tracking/training
Just and FYI I have found 2 new 5K apps for FREE! One is 5K Runner the other 5K Training , I am trying both out at the same time to see which I like better. They have voice commands to tell you to warm up, walk, jog, run and cool down. They both... Read more
A welcome home worth writing about!
Two days after I got married in April I packed up all my belongings and moved to my husbands home in Virginia. I left all my friends and family and went in this crazy journey called marriage. It's been quite an adjustment to say the least, and I... Read more
Triumph at the Amusement Park
Last year my fiancé and I went to a near by theme park. I have always loved rides and was excited that he shared the same passion for them as I did. What started out as a great day, turned into a nightmare of embarrassment. I could not fit on th... Read more
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February Goals Update!
I have decided to set up small monthly goals for myself, that way the huge number I need to lose will be reduced to small doable chunks, and won't seem so overwhelming.
This month I would like to ...
Measure myself in inches, and mea... Read more