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UNDER 200 !!!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      15 comments

Today I reached a milestone. A BIG one. The evil doctor's office scale conceded and I am UNDER 200 lbs! I haven't been able to start with a 1-- for years! Well, I mean... my drivers license starts with a 1... but that's a whole other story. ... Read more

Catching the Elusive 6-0!

Saturday, February 16, 2013      4 comments

214.0.... Check it off! I've hit the 60 pounds down mark and it feels GREAT! On the changes to my program: The Lose It! app has been fantastic - I have been great about tracking over the last 6 weeks. I added new classes this month ... Read more

New Year, New Successes!

Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

I'm officially back in the swing. I'm back down at my low and I'm feeling good. I've been tracking all food for the past two weeks and it's going well. I am actually using the Lose It app. It's got a barcode scanner (which is really convenie... Read more

Stress & Anxiety! (yes, of course it's about a boy!!)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      1 comments

Friends, I'm sorry I've been so absent! I didn't completely fall off the wagon, but I've certainly distanced myself from it. I'm re-committing today. I am back. Things have been a little wild for me lately - I started a new job last m... Read more

Did they make these seats bigger?

Sunday, September 02, 2012      6 comments

I went to watch Skull Session before the OSU-Miami game yesterday - last time i was there was November last year. I remember the experience as being a great show, but the most uncomfortable 2 hours of my life. First, air does not move in St. J... Read more

Holy Cow, it took 3 MONTHS!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      8 comments

After yo-yoing all over the map (and considerable slacking off), I'm down another 10 lbs to hit the big 5-0! I was so depressed with the constant fluctuating, but I stuck with it and I'm proud to say that I've spent the last month working out H... Read more

Back in the game after a month of slacking off!

Friday, June 29, 2012      4 comments

I fell off the wagon, but I'm back. I actually didn't gain more than half a pound in the month I went MIA, but after 3 days at the gym (so far) this week, I know I've lost some muscle. I think the plateau that I had been stuck in for a month o... Read more

The BIG 4-0!

Monday, May 21, 2012      5 comments

I've been flirting with the 40-lb milestone for a month and I FINALLY crossed it! I'm working out consistently, but the weight loss had really slowed down. It's frustrating, but people are starting to notice that I look different and I am stil... Read more

I SPARKED A FRIEND!

Thursday, May 03, 2012      0 comments

I have always heard that negative attitudes are contagious, but I'm learning very quickly that positive attitudes & successes are EVEN MORE contagious. A friend asked if she could come to the Y and swim laps with me today - of course I said yes... Read more

Doctor's Office Scales & Looking Back on 4 Months with SP

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

I don't know if other people do this, but I have a particular routine for weighing in. I use the same scale at the same time of the day (not always the same day of the week), but I have a process. Going to the doctor upsets my weigh in process... Read more

BLC Letter - to read 8 weeks from now

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      0 comments

Zilla, I am very pleased you joined this challenge. I hope you tried some new forms of exercise and I hope you're feeling even stronger. (First Zumba class is tonight!) I hope you're enjoying the summer as it is quite cold this week. I h... Read more

Celebrating Skinny Jeans!!

Saturday, April 21, 2012      7 comments

ok so the bad news quickly: I haven't lost a pound in almost two weeks, but I'm sure the plateau will pass shortly. Now, the good stuff: I put on a pair of jeans today that have NEVER fit. I bought them for $4.75 on clearance at Target... Read more

33% of my GOAL!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

I hit a percentage milestone today. I am 33% finished with my weight loss journey. Part of me is still blown away that I found a manageable program that is WORKING! I am so very grateful that I found SparkPeople. I am more motivated than eve... Read more

30 Minutes on the Elliptical (the one with the arms!!)

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      1 comments

I actually hit this milestone last week, but I kind of thought it was a fluke, so I didn't post until I was sure I could do it again! I pushed through a SOLID 30 minutes on the elliptical last night and I'm really happy with myself today. ... Read more

25 lbs GONE!

Friday, March 16, 2012      3 comments

I'm getting so close to the 25% mark!! I've lost 26.5 lbs so far! I can go longer and farther on a treadmill and the elliptical and I've got more energy to spare through the day. I have a long way to go, but even when I'm not on the site ever... Read more


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