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Rough week, getting back on track TODAY
Oh man, have I been off this week. Having a stomach bug over the weekend was the beginning of it all and then for pretty much the rest of the week, I just wasn't feeling quite right. Not really sick, but definitely not functioning at 100%. So... Read more
The Good Part About A Stomach Bug?
Yesterday I woke up with a really nasty stomach bug. I woke up feeling all better today (so far so good anyway!). I really hate stomach bugs, they are just awful. But I must say, the one good thing about them is that between yesterday morning... Read more
Mini Goal Achieved!
My most recent mini-goal was to lose 25 pounds for Valentine's day. As of yesterday, I weighed in at 24.5 pounds lost, so I'm calling that a success. Even more surprising was I stepped on the scale this morning and it went down even more- 25.4... Read more
Keep on Keeping On
So the blizzard is done. It really wasn't as bad where I live as initially expected. We got about a foot of snow, but the heavy winds and really heavy snow tapered off earlier in the night. So thankfully we didn't lose power! But I have a bit... Read more
Limited Access to Spark is HARD
Wow, so not having my laptop is making dieting and exercising very difficult!!! The computer that I barrowed from my parents decided that it didn't want to be able to go online anymore too , so internet access is limited (currently using my mom... Read more
My Laptop Died
Yesterday my laptop just stopped working. Called Tech Support and turns out my motherboard crashed. Don't really know what that means, but it's going to cost me almost $300. I really don't have $300. So it was added to my credit card debt. ... Read more
21 Pounds Lost!! Before and After Pics
I did it! I lost 21 pounds! I am so happy and excited right now. I started this on Nov. 12 2012 at 202 pounds and today I weigh 181. I can't wait to keep moving. I really think I owe a lot of my success to joining SparkPeople. It has given... Read more
Not going to beat myself up.
Well, I didn't exactly have the best eating habits this weekend. After going out to eat at Cracker Barrel on Saturday and having pizza, wings, and some birthday cake and ice cream for my mom yesterday (and I didn't do well with portion sizes ei... Read more
Today a woman who I am acquaintances with at work came up to me and asked if I had lost any weight. When I told her that I did, she said she could really notice. This was so incredibly uplifting to hear, not to mention it really made my day! ... Read more
A Good Start to the Week
Today is the first day that I have gone into work since before Christmas! And I actually managed to wake up a bit earlier and get out the door on time. I even had time to eat breakfast before going! It just makes the day so much nicer when it... Read more
Month Two on Spark People: Progress Report
Alright, I have been on SparkPeople for two whole months already! Progress was not as significant as the first month, but that's ok because I'm still moving in the right direction. And weight always comes off faster in the beginning. So here... Read more
My Favorite Piece of Exercise Equipment
I thought I would share with everyone what my very favorite piece of exercise equipment is. It's the Stamina InMotion Elliptical Trainer ( http://www.dickssportinggoods.
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My New Mini-Goal
I am happy to say that I accomplished my first mini-goal, which was to lose 10-15 pounds by Christmas. I have currently lost about 15 pounds ... Read more
Disconnected my Fitbit from SparkPeople
I love my Fitbit. I have worn it every single day from the moment I get out of bed until I get back in it since I've had it. I really love checking it and being motivated to move around more each day to increase my steps.
However, I rea... Read more
So skiing may not be for me....
Yeah, it was terrifying. I fell when I got off the ski lift at the top of the bunny slope, and couldn't get up. And then I almost cried why I looked down they bunny slope. And I fell three times (once really hard) the first time I went down.... Read more