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40 pounds down!!

Saturday, May 12, 2012      5 comments

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

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments

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 :)

Saturday, March 24, 2012      3 comments

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....

Thursday, March 22, 2012      0 comments

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

Thursday, March 15, 2012      1 comments

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.

Monday, February 06, 2012      0 comments

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

Positive Momentum

Wednesday, November 09, 2011      1 comments

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

Thursday, September 22, 2011      2 comments

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 :)

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      2 comments

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 :)

Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

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"

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      1 comments

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 :)

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      6 comments

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!!

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      4 comments

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

Monday, May 09, 2011      5 comments

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

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

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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