Yup, I broke the scale.
Today is day 7 of my weight loss adventure. I'd like to weigh myself so I can track my progress, but alas - I have literally tipped the scale. Yes, that's right folks. I am so damn fat, the scale actually broke. Naa, just kidding. It wasn't my w... Read more
Day 5 Recap
Yesterday was a pretty good day! I stayed on track with my nutrition goals and didn't go over in any areas. I had 8 glasses of water. I made it to the gym after work and spent several hours cleaning the house when I got home.... Read more
Day 4 Recap
Day 4 - The Good
- Met my daily goals for calories, sodium (what a miracle), carbs, and fat.
- Did not go over my goals in any category.
- My skin seems more clear (less break-outs), and I don't feel like I'm craving snacks as much.
- To... Read more
Recap Day 3
Day 3 - The Good
- Met my daily goals for carbs, fat, sodium, and protein.
- Took a multivitamin.
- Went to the gym for a cardio workout.
- Declined several offers of junk food at work.
Day 3 - The Bad
- Didn't track my water at a... Read more
Recap of Day 2
Day 2 - The Good
- I stayed within my daily calorie goal and met my daily protein goal.
- Completed some strength training with resistance tube bands.
- Ate some raisins (a huge accomplishment for me).
- Took a multivitamin.
- Did a ... Read more
Recap of Day 1
Day 1 - The Good
- I stayed within my daily calorie range.
- I went to the gym for a cardio workout on the treadmill and swam.
- Watched an entire movie last night without a single snack.
- Drank more than 8 glasses of water throughout ... Read more
Just got back from the gym, and I'm feeling pretty good! I used the treadmill for 40 minutes and swam for a half hour. I'm tying to plan specific times each week to go to the gym, but it's difficult. I'm trying to decide if it would be better to... Read more
Another New Start
I was looking at my Spark weight loss goal chart from the past year and realized I am back up to my original starting weight. . . Not good, not good at all. I looked at my "weight loss report" and it was actually hilarious. I've made my own litt... Read more
I spent the past couple of days at Lackland Air Force Base. My sister-in-law, Veronika (brother's wife), completed Air Force boot camp and I was there for her graduation. I have to say I am so proud of her and in awe of what she and the other A... Read more
Dave & Buster's
Yesterday was an outing for my company at Dave & Buster's. It was the first time I had been there and I had a blast! Unfortunately, I ate a lot of diet-unfriendly foods there (understatement) including potato skins (with cheese and bacon), chick... Read more
Not a good day yesterday...
Yesterday started out on a positive note. I weighed-in at work for week three of the Biggest Loser contest, and I lost 1.6 lbs this past week. Good news considering it's that time of the month for me and I feel like I'm retaining 100% of the wat... Read more
Why can't I be a morning person?
All my life I've wanted to be a morning person. To wake with the morning sun feeling refreshed and energized. To feel Folgers fresh even before I drink my coffee. To frolic in fields of wild flowers while spinning and singing and... OK maybe I t... Read more
Back on Track
Today has been a good day. I woke up feeling very motivated and energized. I managed to get a lot done. Had my morning coffee and read the paper. Helped my husband with the yard by mowing the front lawn and sweeping our driveway (the leaf blower... Read more
Completely, Totally, Absolutely Bummed Out
I gained 2 ounces this week. Before you all comment that it's no big deal and body weight fluctuates throughout the month, etc., etc., let me just say I know I know I know I know!
Honestly I did not do great with my food and exercise last ... Read more
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I guess it will balance out...
Today I spent hours going to different stores with my mom. I'm pretty exhausted. It was not the best nutrition day (understatement), but I think it will balance out with all the walking I did. For lunch, I had a Jersey Mike's Italian sub (regula... Read more