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Happy Thanksgiving, I Ran the Turkey Trot this morning.

Thursday, November 25, 2010      7 comments

This morning I participated in my local Turkey Trot. I ran the 10k last year. This year I did a 5K with my mother, sister, and 9 year old daughter and the 10K with my sister. The 5K I kept pace with my mother and daughter throughout the begin... Read more

The Turkey Trot

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      5 comments

Last year my sister and I ran the 10k in our local Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving. This year my sister and I wanted to do the 10K Turkey Trot again. My daughter and my mother were inspired last year to sign up the 5k this year. So my sister an... Read more

Progress

Saturday, September 25, 2010      6 comments

I have had a few really good weeks, and the weight I had gained has been dropping off like crazy. I have lost like 12 of the 20 pounds that I gained. I got back in my size 10 jeans yesterday... that felt good. 12 down... 30 more to go.. I can... Read more

Prime of My Life

Saturday, September 11, 2010      7 comments

My husband made a reference yesterday about how we never went anywhere when we were in our "prime". I don't believe that was my prime. Maybe MY prime is today, or in the future. I feel better than I did in my 20's. I am not 300 pounds..., be... Read more

Finally a good week!!!

Friday, September 10, 2010      5 comments

This week has gone well. I only missed one day of fitness. I had two nice hour long walks with my spark friends EVETROY and LILHLFPINT early in the week. I was brave enough to get back on the scale on Wednesday. Today I have posted a current... Read more

Today

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      5 comments

Today starts a new school year for me. Today, I started my year off with a walk. I am going to eat healthy food today. Hopefully, now that my work routine is a little more back to normal, I will start to succeed again. I did not do so well o... Read more

I Have Grown While Shrinking/ I love Sparkpeople

Thursday, August 12, 2010      11 comments

A little over two years ago, I was super morbidly obese. I was a good friend, a good mom, a great student, a nice classroom/PTA volunteer, a friendly Girl Scout Leader, and a good employee, but I was tired and there were a lot of fears that wer... Read more

The Long Long Journey

Wednesday, July 28, 2010      8 comments

I have been looking at my weight loss journey as a really long rode trip. In my head, I have analogies for all sorts of things that play in this scenario. My ego, my super ego, and my id are all taking a road trip together (psychology major-ba... Read more

It's Been Over A Year, but I Still Haven't Fully Adjusted Mentally

Sunday, July 18, 2010      9 comments

I just realized that I have been wearing "normal" sized clothing for over a year now. I made my first size 16 purchase in May of 2009, and in January of 2010 I got into a 10. I have gained almost 15 pounds since April of this year, but I am st... Read more

I Messed Up, Now What Can I Learn From It

Sunday, July 11, 2010      4 comments

I was eating well all week and my weight was headed in the right direction, then yesterday I blew it. I ate some chips, some ice cream, popcorn with butter, some candy, and a few cookies. I had small portions of everything (moderate amount of ... Read more

Getting Back On Track

Tuesday, June 22, 2010      9 comments

I want to lose 20 pounds this summer. That is the 10 I gained due to lack of sleep and stress, along with an additional 10. I can do it. I was so close to reaching my goal when life threw a big monkey wrench in my plans. I felt like ta... Read more

Feeling Strong

Sunday, June 20, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday I went to take in my recycling. At the center I go to, I have to separate the items by type, and put in them in these yellow trash cans. I had a full can of plastic, one half full of glass, and one a fourth full aluminum. I parked ... Read more

Little by Little

Sunday, May 30, 2010      6 comments

I am in a tough financial situation these days due to an unemployed spouse. He has been laid off before, it's not uncommon with his position (Quality Engineering Manager-Quality always seems to get cut first). We are in a situation that we hav... Read more

I am Going to Lose Some Weight This Week

Sunday, May 23, 2010      7 comments

My weight is up a little. I need to bring it back down. I stocked up on healthy food today from my farmer's market. I went on a two hour walk with fellow local sparkers this morning. I am going to get my diet and fitness back under control. ... Read more

Fridays Haven't Been Good Diet Days

Friday, May 14, 2010      2 comments

I weigh myself nearly everyday on my Wii Fit. I have been staying at the same weight lately (which I am okay with, but it's not preferred). I looked at the scatter plot graph recently and noticed that Fridays and the weekend I go up, and the r... Read more


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