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Great Start...
Saturday, April 23, 2016      2 comments

I was looking really good at the end of October last year then it got colder and I got lazier. Anyway, in February, our ~9 year old cat died and less than 2 weeks later, I was laid off from my job of 9 years. I let myself go a bit after that...b... Read more
The Latest...
Saturday, July 12, 2014      1 comments

Last Saturday I started the Beachbody 21 Day Fix. It's pretty demanding in regard to exercise...I worked out about 8 hours last week!! The diet is restrictive too and I'm doing it as a vegan which makes it even more challenging. I didn't eat any... Read more
Finding the Willpower & Determination Again...
Saturday, April 05, 2014      1 comments

Haven't posted in a while and have a lil' time so here we go. Oh my, as I approach my first year milestone since going vegan, I think I'm ready now to fine tune the diet and slim down for good. I allowed myself to experiment with a lot of differ... Read more
Where I'm At...Where I Want To Be...
Sunday, August 11, 2013      5 comments

Hey Y'all, Today I decided it's time to take stock and think about where I am at and where I want to be so that's what I'm doing now. Well, I very quietly became a vegan about three months ago and honestly, I LOVE IT! I'm starting to feel l... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      7 comments

I've gained like 10 lbs since making a new years resolution at the beginning of this year to lose weight. So, I came back to SP on April 1st and listed some goals in my previous blog post, all of which I have not really succeeded at since recomm... Read more
Back to Start...
Monday, April 01, 2013      6 comments

I'm very disappointed to report that I have gained back every single pound I lost since joining SparkPeople. I guess the good news is, I haven't gained more than when I joined but geez, I feel like such a loser and am so depressed all! Ultimatel... Read more
Lost & Hopefully Never Found Again!
Saturday, May 12, 2012      3 comments

I'm happy to report that I've lost 10 pounds since joining SparkPeople! I'm sure that this is thanks in part to the Spring Into Shape Bootcamp which I am almost halfway through. When I reached this milestone, I noticed some text on the website... Read more
Sparkling People!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

Bootcamp has been quite the commitment but I am enjoying it overall and know that it's helping me with my weight loss goals. It is exhausting to do cardio 5x a week but I'm doing it! One thing I'm noticing is that the ab videos kill me! Clear... Read more
So I signed up for the Official Spring Into Shape Bootcamp Challenge...
Saturday, April 28, 2012      2 comments

Kinda excited but I feel like the bootcamp is a substantial a commitment...even so it will be so worth it when it's over! 30 days is a long time...but I feel that I can do it. Just took some before pics of myself in the mirror. I don't feel c... Read more
About Tracking Calories...
Friday, April 27, 2012      2 comments

SO glad it's Friday...gonna do a little yoga then I'm off to work. I haven't been doing a very good job at tracking my calories this week which I'm sure is not helping with my weight loss goals. Ok, I've acknowledged the problem so now I need ... Read more
New Clothes...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      1 comments

I bought some new clothes online from J.Crew last week...the shipment arrived yesterday. I tried everything on and found all but one item to be just a little too tight to wear comfortably. I am using this as further inspiration to stay on trac... Read more
Doing Great As Of Late...
Monday, April 23, 2012      1 comments

For many, the weekend is the hardest time to stay on track with a diet. Well, I'm happy to say that I did not give into temptation this weekend! I am really impressed with my willpower and practice of self-restraint lately. It's a new week so... Read more
Messed Up Last Night...
Thursday, April 19, 2012      2 comments

Yikes, not even a week in and I fell off the wagon. Last night, I ate too many calories, mainly from carbs, not much sugar. Had a bad day at work and at home afterwards, but today is a new day. Fall down and get back up, try again. :-)... Read more
My Boyfriend Said I Need To Lose Some Weight...
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I'm 32 years old & 40 lbs overweight. In the past, there were times in my life when I was pretty thin & I remember how people treated me differently than they do now...when I'm carrying extra pounds. That "special" treatment is one thing that ... Read more