Sugestions on Workout Programs and Meal Programs
Does anyone have any experience with Weight Watchers, Curves, etc.? I am trying to figure out a healthy way to continue eating well and working out, but I am struggling. I wish I could find a way to work out with a toddler. Sigh.... Read more
A few weeks ago I went to the doctor and found out that I am pre-diabetic. I was completely overwhelmed. I know that if I can lose a great deal of weight I will likely get out of the pre-diabetes range, but I can't seem to fi... Read more
How Do People Have Babies and Do Anything Else???!!!???
My son, our first child, is now around eight weeks old, and I am starting to really stress out. When he is awake, he wants to be eating, entertained, or simply held, so I rarely have a chance to even go to the bathroom without him crying the wh... Read more
Our Son is Seven Weeks Old... And I'm BACK!
I am back after nearly a year break from SparkPeople, and my life has completely changed. Last year at this time, I had only been married a few months and was working waaaay too many hours as a teacher. Now, I have a seven week ... Read more
I am pregnant!
I am about four months pregnant now, which explains why I haven't been on in awhile. We are having a beautiful baby boy, which we are terribly excited about! But that means I probably won't be on for awhile! Wish me luck! A... Read more
Fell Off the Wagon
Okay, so I started back at work about a week and a half ago, and I completely fell off the wagon. I gained back the two pounds I had lost and stopped working out twice a week. Next week, I start working out with my trainer again, and I am real... Read more
Midnight and Feeling Discouraged
Okay, so I want to start this blog by saying that right now I am really tired, and I am definitely feeling strangely sad. This summer my number one goal was to lose weight, and now I have three weeks left, and I have only lost two pounds. I fe... Read more
Going from Two Days with My Tainer to Four Each Week
So, I am really, really excited! I told my personal trainer that I would like to start working out four days a week with her instead of two, but I couldn't afford it. And then, she worked out a deal with me!
This is so great! I just feel... Read more
Second Week with My Personal Trainer 06/29
Okay, so I am writing this one while starting my third week of training with my personal trainer, and I am feeling really good. I have started making healthy recipes I never would have thought of before, and I am craving junky food a lot less (... Read more
First Week With a Personal Trainer- 06/20
So, I started working out with my personal trainer this past week. We did strength training on Tuesday and Thursday, and she started having me record what I eat. I did really well Monday-Friday. I recorded what I ate, stayed between 1200-1500... Read more
Jillian Michaels Banish Fat DVD- Excellent!
I just did the first three circuits of Jillian Michales Banish Fat Boost Metabolism video, and I loved it! I feel like it was a major workout, and yet I was able to do it. Some of the moves I had to do the "easier" way, but I sti... Read more
30 Day Weight Loss Challenge- Update
Life got crazy, and I got distracted, but I have about two months before my wedding. It is time to focus! I have decided that I have about thirty days where I can lose weight and still have time to have my dress altered, so I have to be focuse... Read more
30 Day Weight Loss Challenge Anyone?
I am currently trying to lose at least 30 pounds by my wedding in 3 months. So, I decided to take this whole thing a month at a time. I am looking for other people to do a 30 day, 10 pounds minimum challenge. We can do a weekly... Read more
Yey! Found a Gym Buddy!
After two weeks of complete craziness, I am back in the gym. My friend and I now live super close, so we will be going to the gym every day. Yey! I feel so fortunate that she is willing to have me come with her. She goes every day on her own... Read more
Yesterday my amazing boyfriend (now fiance) proposed to me! I am so incredibly happy. He is the most amazing man in this world, and I feel like a better person just for knowing him.
Now, I have no more wiggle room. I have to get in shape... Read more