I've went from the high of finishing my first half marathon, and under the time i had set for myself (finished in 2 hr 22 min) but in a lot of knee pain (a knee injury flairing even with it taped and braced) to being told 2 days later I had to s... Read more
I am still trying to process the fact that I am at goal weight, and no longer need to lose weight. I am down 95 pounds, several jeans sizes (from a tight 18 to a comfy 2), 41.5 inches (and didnít start taking measurements until I had already lo... Read more
Yes, this morning I actually passed just below that number of 125 pounds on the scale that seemed so elusive when I started SparkPeople in March of '11. 95 pounds gone! It still hasn't really set in, and maintenance scares me like none other atm... Read more
The last 20 months or so have been crazy!!! I'm down 82 pounds to 138 pounds from my starting weight of 220 pounds. I have lost a LOT of inches too. My body has changed drastically and I can physically do so much more so much easier than before ... Read more
Why are we SO hard on ourselves? Why do we sometimes say horribly mean and sometimes mentally and emotionally abusive things to ourselves? Would we tolerate this from someone else? The sad thing is, I used to tolerate others treating me like thi... Read more
Six months ago I was slowly losing weight but hating and definitely struggling with working out. I was also struggling with food choices, even avoiding tracking my food as I didnít want to face the fact of just how bad what I was eating was. I ... Read more
I am working on focusing more on non-weight related goals for the next few weeks since I have been blowing through my weight loss goals like crazy. I will probably expand these into my goals for the month of sept, along with adding in a weight ... Read more
If you would have asked me 6 months ago if I liked working out, I would have probably sugar coated it and told you ummÖ not my favorite thing (when I reality I dreaded it and viewed it as an evil necessary chore). After consistently working ou... Read more
Iíve given myself the best birthday present I know ofÖ the gift of a healthier lifestyle. Am I at my goal weight? Nope, and got a ways to goÖ but in the past year Iíve definitely made some progress:
Weight lost: 34.8 pounds
Inches lost (... Read more
~ Get into the 150's
~ Lose 2" total.
Game plan: I know this won't just magically happen all on it's own (but oh how sometimes I wish it would), but will take a conscious effort and commitment.
~ work out @ least 24 of 31 d... Read more
I have been slowly seeing that monumental goal that I set when I started this journey in march of last year come closer and closer... and finally it it when I weighed myself yesterday morning, the half way mark!!!!
Looking back, I remember ... Read more
I saw my family yesterday for mother's day. The last time I had seen my parents was christmas. I hadn't seen my sister since then either, except briefly two weeks before yesterday. I got a text last night from my mom, thanking me for coming dow... Read more
I weighed myself a day early (because of being out of town tomorrow for mother's day) and much to my surprise.... I've officially lost 40 pounds!! It was nice to see the scale move finally after being stuck on a plateau for about 4-5 wks.... Read more
I had been doing really well and was super pumped from my 1 yr spark anniversary along with finding out that I was leading the yellow team for the spring challenge.... and then last night.... i got the munchies before eating out. I managed to c... Read more