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Day three of the Advocate 24 day challenge

Wednesday, January 13, 2016      1 comments

We did this last year and I love sugar so I cheated. However I am trying harder this year and working to make myself realize that I need to control what I eat, not let it control me. I need to lose weight so I can be healthy for my kids and so I... Read more

Day 2 of trying again

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      1 comments

I was trying to just watch what I eat but of course that is never accurate. So back to watching calories and finding fun healthy things to feed my family. I love Sparkpeople for having all this stuff on it to help but sometimes it's just overwhe... Read more


Thursday, July 25, 2013      0 comments

Everytime I post I seem to say I'm going to start doing this every day but I'm terrible at it. I have been trying to stick to a low sodium diet but it is hard. I know, I know, lots of veggies and fruit but this is mucho difficult!!! Today I was ... Read more

Discouragement can be overcome

Saturday, January 12, 2013      1 comments

Okay I'm not where I want to be, but I have to accept that every time I make a small change I am overcoming where I am. Eating the apple instead of the cookie, etc. I was able to give up Coffee and Soda, now I just need to consistently work out ... Read more

New Year's Day

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

Okay, I am terrible at this. I don't know how people blog every day. I have a hard enough time remembering to post my workouts. I never post my food. But I need to get better at it all. I had lost almost ten pounds and I'm back up. Not exactly w... Read more

Starting back up

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      0 comments

So I'm making my resolutions now that I have to get on sparkpeople at least three times a week. When I am responsible for reporting my progress I do so much better. I took a small three week break and gained 6 lbs back. Kind of frustrating but I... Read more

Exercise this week

Thursday, October 18, 2012      2 comments

So this week has not been fantastic on exercise. I normally have a pretty good schedule but it's slow right now. I did a great workout today. I am feeling more relaxed due to this, Loving the feeling after I work out. Though I have to get away ... Read more


Tuesday, October 02, 2012      0 comments

So I keep reading about these 90 day challenges and I thought I can do this. So I can't do it. I realized my goal is to make life changes no crash diets. I need to eat better and stop making excuses . So here I go on my way to eating better and... Read more

Day 5 of the 90 day challenge

Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

Well I didn't do so well, I have only done two days of data input :( But so far I am doing well on eating. I am supposed to cut down to about 1500 calories and I am only 100 above it. So not bad at cutting back so far. Now Sunday is my cheat day... Read more

Day 1 of the 90 day challenge

Thursday, August 23, 2012      1 comments

These will all be named the same. I am going to blog each day on my results. So my starting weight is 182. I will weigh myself every Thursday to see where I am at. I didn't get any real exercise today. I went for a 7.53 mile bike ride yesterday ... Read more

let's go

Monday, July 16, 2012      0 comments

Today I went for a hike and worked on my yard. Not a set exercise but lots of good work was put in. I just need to ensure that every day I workout. It has been hard on the diet with having interstitial cystitis but I have been feeling lots bette... Read more

Why doesn't the needle on my scale move?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

I feel like I am trying really hard to lose weight, I am watching what I eat, I have stopped drinking almost anything besides water and coffee. I am also working out at least three times a week. Yet my scale is still saying the same thing. It i... Read more

Weigh In

Thursday, February 09, 2012      1 comments

So today was weigh in and it was very frustrating. I'd like to think it's the clothes I wore but at the same time I know I was complacent this week. Oh, look I lost some weight so I can relax, nope gotta pick it back up and move past these suga... Read more

Day Two

Friday, January 27, 2012      0 comments

Well it actually is not hard so far for the diet, it's adding the exercise in that is hard. I get so distracted at work that I forget to go exercise. Tomorrow is Sat, a light run sounds good! I can hop on the treadmill and just go for a bit. Th... Read more

Hello again

Monday, January 23, 2012      1 comments

So here I am, trying to lose weight again. We start the weigh in on Thursday and for ten weeks will track people's weight and body fat percentage. I think this will be a good thing. We will get more people motivated to do this. At least I hope s... Read more

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