My Book Project - Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit by Drew Manning - Update 1
So I have been reading this book, and for those who don't know, this book is about a personal trainer who purposely gives up his healthy diet and workout plan so that he can get inside the heads of his clients. I have hit the point in the book ... Read more
Weight Loss Book - Strategy
In my last blog, I was coming up with strategies to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder, and one of my two strategies was to purchase a book on weight loss . . . the emotional aspect, not the science, and to blog about the book on a regular basis... Read more
On Being Thankful and Recognition
I am looking back over these past several months of changing my habits and my eating, and I'm so thankful for the progress I've made and the great people I've met along the way. No matter how dismal life may be, you can always make a list of th... Read more
I Left My Pound in EPCOT
So my 14.5 pound loss in the challenge was not met, I was short by 1 lousy little pound which I think was a missed opportunity while on vacation. I know where I went wrong . . . it was EPCOT in Orlando. I love that park.
My husband and ... Read more
Sucess or Failure?
As part of the Biggest Loser challenge on SparkPeople, I had to set goals the first week. Here we are 10 weeks later, with weigh-in looming for the final week and I am looking back at those goals.
The original question that I had was . .... Read more
Day 155 . . . Looking for some ooomph!
So this is Day 155 . . . today . . . and I have to admit that I've been struggling all week. I missed my "planning day" this week, and everything has just been such a struggle.
So, I'm thinking that it is time to try something a little di... Read more
Success in Numbers
I make it a point to say that I will not be defined by numbers. It's right on the front of my SparkPeople page. But every so often, there are some numbers that define me for a bit. This is one of those moments.
I never want to be defi... Read more
Time for Me
This week the ITC was to pamper yourself.
Easier said than done!
Biggest problem with finding time to pamper yourself is fitting in the time. For me, pampering myself meant devoting time to one my favorite hobbies, card making. A... Read more
Pass or Fail?
I hate the waiting game.
This morning I went for blood work. They call it blood work . . . when back in the day they called it blood test. It really feels more like a test, so they should have never changed the terminology.
I fee... Read more
It Is, Indeed, A Mystery
So I panicked today as a realized I had this quilting class to attend. I signed up for this class back in May or June, but it slipped my mind until my calendar reminder popped. I should not have ignored those e-mails from the Quilt Shop that I... Read more
Exercise . . . Help or Hindrance?
This week’s RTC for Biggest Loser is a tough one for me, because in reality, I don’t find that exercise is helping me at all. Let me re-phrase that . . . I think that it would help if I could some answers and get past the pain.
Now most ... Read more
Hello, Debbie . . . Where are you?
Where are you?
I'm here . . . I've just been so ridiculously busy. My crazy trip to New york this past weekend . . . stalking all things "You've Got Mail, Upper West Side" left me tired and behind. In fa... Read more
My Latest Drinking Habit - Read Carefully
For those doing the Biggest Loser Challenge on SparkPeople, it is "Weigh-in Eve." I've been careful all week, and today is Day 119 of me being healthy and on track!
Now . . . let me preface this by saying that things are not always as th... Read more
My Spark Discovery
My Spark story began over three years ago. I became a member on July 22, 2009. It's hard to believe, but I actually remember the precise moment when I found SparkPeople. I was at my wits end disgusted with how successful I felt I was with lif... Read more
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Rockin' Red Challenge
So I've changed my team page color to red in honor of the Rockin' Red Biggest Loser Team. Today marked the end of Week 1 (weigh-in) and the start of Week 2.
One of the team challenges is to sparkle myself and other team pages with our te... Read more