Stumble...Trip...Fall Flat on My Face...GET BACK UP!!!
So 2012 proved to not be all that I had hoped it would be. I had such big plans to put into action the success I had getting in shape in 2010. But, motherhood, life and a lack of focus tripped me up more times than I would like to admit. Now ... Read more
My many traps, bad habits and weaknesses
I have been going over in my mind the things that make me stumble or straight out fall flat on my face when trying to make better choices for myself. I know my childhood is where a lot of my bad habits started and for me and my husband we work ... Read more
Here I am on this fun adventure of weight loss. I have taken a bit of a detour since summer of 2010. In September 2010, I became pregnant with my daughter Zoe and at that time had gained around 10 pounds back. Then around early November came ... Read more
Are you in a funk?
So, I have had an epiphany in the past few days that I think is important to share in case there is some one out there struggling with this. So, I have been looking back at the old me, 50#'s heavier verses the new me and I can say not only has ... Read more
A litte tweak here and there...
So, my weight loss lately has been anything but impressive and I really haven't tried to figure out why it's taken me over a month to lose 3 pounds. But now I have focused on what is going on. Well I will tell you, I am eating too much for my ... Read more
I am tired of beating myself over this stall in progress. I mean come on, I have lost 43#'s you think I would still be ecstatic about my changes. I need to focus on the positives and have faith that I will start to lose weight soon. My body n... Read more
Frustration, reflection and revisions....
So, last week was my big week of reaching 199.5#'s making it the first time I have weighed that since the mid '90's. It was originally intended to happen this week but it came a week early and I couldn't be more delighted. Now on to this week,... Read more
I DID IT!!
So for years I have dreamed about getting below 200 like it was some far fetched goal that was unlikely to happen. Well, ever since I started with Spark People, I thought "yeah this could happen, but let's not get too crazy you know your track ... Read more
I have lost my butt!
Where did my butt go? I still have the hips and the curves but just this week I have noticed I have a flat butt. Hmm, don't know if I like this or not. I mean I feel great and I think that I am looking really good but I need some roundness on... Read more
I'm Loving It!!
Went to the mall tonight and felt like trying on clothes again. So, it looks like I can wear a 14 in jeans across a wide range of brands. I decided to give 12's a try and they fit!! OMG, I haven't worn 12's since high school and I was at leas... Read more
A Lesson Learned
Ok, so now I get it, I understand why exercise is so important. It's been one week since I have exercised due to this lovely cold & sinus infection. It is driving me nuts, but I am so tired and achy and stuffy etc, that I just don't have it in... Read more
I am suddenly going through some interesting transformations and thought processes. In some ways it's exciting but in other ways it makes me feel sad for my old self. I feel like I have left her behind. The sad, self-conscious and often feeli... Read more
The weight loss this month has been pleasantly surprising. I feel like I haven't been putting as much effort in to it, but I have been getting great results. I have been keeping within my calories, but slacking on the exercise. However when I... Read more
6 more weeks!
So Puxatawny Phil says there is 6 more weeks of winter. I say there is 6 more weeks left of me being in the 200's!! Can't wait to see 199.5 - I think I will cry and shout for joy at the same time!!... Read more
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Can it really be???
About 2 weeks ago on a whim I decided to try on a 14 and they fit, well I thought it was a fluke and that maybe it wouldn't happen with any other jeans until I got down to 200. Well today I was feeling curious so I tried on 14s at JCPenny and t... Read more