40 pounds down!!
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
Learning to forgive one's self for small slip-ups, and moving on
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
1 yr sparkpeople anniversery today :)
I am not where I imagined/hoped myself to be at this point, when I started SP... yet that is. However, I have noticed definite changes. My pants, and now tops ect., are too big for me.... I also ran 5 miles for the first time, yesterday. A ye... Read more
Back to using more detailed trackers....
I've decided that the quick trackers make it way too easy for me to just not track anything... and then i slowly stopped paying attention to what/how much i was eating. I know I have issues with just blowing off the rest of a day if I can not e... Read more
Almost one year on SP
A lot has happened in a year, both good and bad. I am frustrated that I did not lose the weight I wanted to... only a bit over 30 pounds so far. I hope to have hit that 35 pounds lost mark by my actual one year anniversary on here, but who know... Read more
Giving the quick track a try vs continuing to try and use the detailed tracking.
I'm going to give the quick track a try. In general, I know if i've ate too much and what is healthy and not.... but i get frustrated and end up saying to heck with the detailed tracking if i'm not sure how many calories something is and then e... Read more
Gaining positive momentum can be a slow process... but it is starting to accumulate. :) Starting with a couple successful dinners out with friends, to adding in a few workouts, to cleaning my kitchen.... finally, I feel like I have some positiv... Read more
Trying to start blogging more frequently
I'm going to start blogging more frequently, say maybe 5 outta 7 days. I get busy with lab and writing and then end up putting off/blowing off important things such as working out, checking SP blogs, checking in in the team I am a co-leader for... Read more
Having one of those productive/motivated days :)
For some reason I'm having one of those super productive/motivated days. Now, only if I wasn't stuck in lab critiquing abstracts for a scientific writing class I'm taking this semester. I also have plans with friends that will take up most of t... Read more
No excuse not to track anymore :)
For my bday, I bought myself a new droid, and discovered the droid SP apps (which i totally love!!) However, this removes the excuse of well... i'm not by my laptop so i'll log it later problem. The issue is, that I would then never end up logg... Read more
Growing a "Garden of Success"
The initial idea of growing a garden of success started after I lost my first initial 10 pounds after joining SP. I love plants, and decided to buy a small ones as a little rewards. The first one I bought was a little small african violet with ... Read more
Under 200 lbs :)
After a little over two months on SP, i've lost just over 20 pounds and am now under 200 :D Getting under 200 was one of my medium-term goals. I now find myself asking what next? how big of medium term goal to set? I know I still have a ways ... Read more
When running low on clean clothes is a good thing!!
Due to not getting around to doing laundry last night (as I got home late), I had few clean jeans this morning. This sent me digging in my closet, where i found a stack of pants that I hadn't been able to wear for about a year due to being too ... Read more
Frustrated with the lack of support online and in rl
I can't seem to get any support in rl, and came looking for some here but it feels like i have fallen through the cracks. I have no SP friends, my posts are often not commented on (or if they are, by only one or two people), and i still feel l... Read more
Celebrating this past week's weightloss
I was scared to weigh in yesterday morning, because i wasn't sure if i had really lost anything this past week... but was pleasently suprised with a 4 lb loss.... To celebrate, I decided to wear a cute new top into work. Read more
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