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SPRING Challenge
Friday, February 26, 2010      9 comments

I have trouble blogging - I never know what to say! As part of the weekly challenge for BLC12, we're supposed to post a blog every day. I think I'll make it about reflections. I'm having difficulties staying on track right now - and it seems ... Read more
Increase my calories to lose weight - you're kidding, right!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      17 comments

I have been struggling with a plateau for almost two months now and getting more and more frustrated. With my increased exercise, why wasn't the weight dropping? Sparks kept giving me warnings in the fitness section that I had exceeded my rang... Read more
Making It a Habit
Saturday, January 09, 2010      11 comments

I'm feeling good because I've gotten back into getting some kind of exercise in each and every day! I'm almost to the half way point of making it a habit! I'm feeling motivated and push myself each day to do a little more than my stated goal w... Read more
Extreme Team??
Sunday, January 03, 2010      11 comments

I've been accepted as a member of the Extreme Team on BLC12 and have mixed emotions! On one hand, I'm really excited and ready to move on to the next phase of my weight loss journey. I finally understand the "healthy lifestyle" mentality and k... Read more
2009 Ending
Thursday, December 31, 2009      9 comments

I can't believe 2009 is almost over! Thankfully, I've had a great year with Sparks. I learned to eat in moderation and that's still my continued goal for 2010. I've learned that I don't have to "diet" and that by following a regular exercise ... Read more
BLC11 Starts
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      5 comments

I'm back on track with the start of the BLC11. First day started out great - I'm well within my calorie range and I've done cardo, strength and gotten 5+ freggies in and drank all of my water! So far so good! LOL That little ticker WILL go d... Read more
Summer vacation is over!
Sunday, August 30, 2009      5 comments

Summer is nearing it's end and my vacation is over. Unfortunately, I'm talking about a vacation from my dedication to exercise! I've still gotten exercise done in the form of yard work and house cleaning as well as playing on my Wii, but my ro... Read more
Success at last
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      9 comments

I just reread my blog entry in January and I'm happy to report that my optimism was realistic! I've lost over 30 pounds since Jan and I'm still going down. The BLC Team was a great motivator! I've been having a wonderful time clearing out my ... Read more
Off to a good start
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

I'm feeling strong and motivated. Joining two challenges have helped me make a committment. The Biggest Loser Boot Camp will be a 12 week committment and knowing that others on my team will depend on me sticking with my program will be a big i... Read more
More control today
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

I'm more in control of my eating today. I've actually made healthy choices when I was hungry or needing to feed my face! No chocolate candy for breakfast! Good grief - I can't believe I did that yesterday! New day - more control! Carrots, a... Read more
Again?
Thursday, January 01, 2009      0 comments

How many times do I need to "start over". Maybe it's not really starting over, but more of giving myself a good swift kick to jump start my committment. As many times as I've lost and regained some of the same pounds, I haven't gotten up to my... Read more
Back to Basics
Thursday, May 01, 2008      0 comments

I hate the "up and downs" of trying to get healthy! I just wasn't seeing any movement on the scales and I decided that I needed to start some of the steps that were in Fast Break all over. I've been weighing and measuring my food this we... Read more
Making Progress
Saturday, April 12, 2008      4 comments

Well, I'm getting there. I haven't seen the scale move much, but I know that I'm getting stronger and I'm feeling good about my level of activity. I 'forgot' to take my measurements and have been relying on the scale for results and realized t... Read more
Starting Over AGAIN!
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      3 comments

I've fallen off of the Sparks Wagon and I'm trying to get back into a routine! I was so discouraged after gaining almost 20 pounds back since September. Three and a half of the months since Sept. were spent traveling and that is what knocked m... Read more
The Scale Is Not the Only Measure!
Saturday, September 01, 2007      2 comments

I've been feeling discouraged lately because the scale is not moving very fast. I know that I didn't gain this weight quickly and I shouldn't expect to lose it quickly, but I have been wishing those numbers would move! But today, I was cle... Read more

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