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I *heart* Progress!

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      4 comments

One month in and I'm down 14.6 lbs. This past week I haven't seen much movement but that is to be expected as hormones have me retaining water. I'm entering the final stretch on finishing my thesis (two weeks til my draft needs to be in ... Read more

One tiny state down--14 larger states to go!

Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Since getting my fitbit one
6C , I have set a goal of walking (virtually) across the U.S. using the American Discovery Trail as m... Read more

Rough week, but I'm on track (mostly)

Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

I don't know what it is about January. It's always such a rough month for me. Of course some of it is that fact that its the anniversary month of my father's death--which was a very traumatic event in my family's life. And probably some of it... Read more

who knew?

Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

Continues to amaze me how hard I have to work to make sure I get over 5,000 steps a day. From my baseline measurements the week after Christmas I have doubled my steps (or more) to hit that 5,000 or more mark and I have eliminated the junk from... Read more

breaking that 5000 step barrier

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

It's amazing how difficult it is for me to get just 5,000 steps a day--that's just half the recommended 10,000 steps goal! Wow, I have a long way to go from sedentary to get active. A couple of things I looked at starting yesterday inclu... Read more

2013 Goals

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      4 comments

1. finally beat this "all or nothing" attitude! 2. Walk a minimum of ONE mile a day. That's it. Just one mile every day of regular vigorous exercise. 3. Build on the walking goal and aim for 10,000 steps per day. Understanding th... Read more

It's all Life

Saturday, September 15, 2012      0 comments

Today's "Best of Sparkpeople"email featured a quote by SparkPeople editor Stepfanie: "At some point you realize that life is just that: life. Ups, downs, good, bad, it's all just life. It all balances out, and letting every little bump in the r... Read more

balance is ever a struggle for me

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      2 comments

The good news is that I'm on track. The bad news is that I wasn't for about 5 weeks from late July through the late August. I was putting in a lot of over time at work and had no time or energy to focus on me. That's always been a strug... Read more

Good Choices create more Good Choices

Monday, July 16, 2012      2 comments

3 weeks into this rededication and I'm still doing great! I've lost nearly 15 lbs so far and am really pleased with my progress. The goal I have set for myself is to lose at least 50 lbs total by my 39th birthday in October. This would place ... Read more

Still moving down!

Monday, July 09, 2012      4 comments

Seriously, I never realized how important that scale was to me. Sure I'm a daily weigher--and I know thats bad--but having it never give me the same number twice truly sabotaged me! It was so frustrating. Loving that I can trust my scale now ... Read more


Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

Each morning this week, I have stepped onto my new scale and been rewarded for staying in my calorie range and getting in a little exercise each day with a consistent drop of between .4 and .6 lbs. I'm anxious to see what my total will be in ... Read more

5.8 lbs gone over night

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      1 comments

So, I was definitely happy to see that 5.8 lbs were gone when I stepped on the scale this morning confirming that time of day for weighin yesterday was a factor (I had Johnny Rocket's for lunch with a friend yesterday--yummy but definitely not s... Read more

Broken Scale

Monday, June 25, 2012      5 comments

So I've suspected for a while now that my home bathroom scale was broken. Finally replaced it today and it was a 20 lb difference! Of course I weighed in in the middle of the afternoon and I'm pretty sure I'm retaining major water, but still! ... Read more

Here we go again...

Monday, May 21, 2012      2 comments

I seriously need to get to the root of my consistency problems. I start out strong and I go along doing really well for several weeks and then I just stall. I slip back into old habits and eating the unhealthy foods simply because its "easier"... Read more

Baby Steps

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      1 comments

Last last summer, I decided that I absolutely had to begin looking at this journey in terms of baby steps. Iíve long known this is the key, but making it happen hasnít been as easy as KNOWING what to do. If it were, I would have reached my goa... Read more

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