Somehow it looks different now!
For the first time in 3 years, I'm at my pre-pregnancy weight, boy does it look totally different then it used to. I've discovered I truly have no core after my emergency c-section and this gross roll of skin over the scar. Not a very pleasant s... Read more
Finally, half way there!
Finally I have reached the half way mark, I'm in the 170's which I haven't seen since before I got pregnant. Now on to the unhealthy fat i've carried around off and on (mostly on) for years, 34 more to go, hopefully will drop at least 20 more b... Read more
A good reminder.
Spark Reflection Quote
Own all of your choices
"The choices you make today will determine the path that your life will take. When you sit back and look at the decisions you've made in your life, are you happy with the route you've paved? ... Read more
The scale isn't moving, but......
Although the scale isn't moving I am seeing progress in other areas. My body fat% dropped another 1/2%, i'm seeing more muscle definition in my legs, my measurements are dropping....it seems like every 10 pounds I lose, my body goes thru this ad... Read more
Stage 3-Am I ready?
So today is my scheduled day to move to stage 3, I'm going to give it a try. I'm a little nervous about moving to this stage....I don't know if I feel ready. I can always move back if it doesn't work, but nothing ventured, nothing gained....oh p... Read more
Proud of my husband
I am so proud of my husband, he was talking with someone yesterday who asked if he's been dieting (he's lost close to 20 pounds) ....he told them no, we're making lifestyle changes....I think he's a sparker!
On another note: just 5 more pou... Read more
2 for 2 personal challenge
I'm still struggling to get in my 8 glasses of water a day. Of course anytime I drink any is more than I did before starting spark, my beverage of choice is coffee....so before having my 2nd cup of coffee, I need to drink 2 glasses of water firs... Read more
I can get past this!
Ok, so yesterday wasn't one of my prouder days....11 freakin oreo cookies.
At least it was early enough in the day to compensate for the calories and today is a new day. What was that I said earlier....you'll make mistakes. Forgive, forget and... Read more
Make it happen!
"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor". Oliver Wendell Holmes
What a great thought of the ... Read more
You'll make mistakes along the way!
Remember you will make mistakes along the way, the only way to avoid this, is to do.......NOTHING! So as long as you "do" you will make mistakes, just pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start fresh today.... Read more
33 Down 36 To Go
I have managed to drop another 3 pounds, just another 1 1/2 pounds more to be half way to my goal, here I come 170-ville. I should be able to do it within a week or two unless I hit another plateau. Another 7 pounds to leave obesity-ville....fu... Read more
A healthy lifetyle is within your reach...work the plan
A healthy lifestyle is within your reach, you need to work the plan and plan to work! No one ever said it would be easy, but it will be worth it!... Read more
Read this when temptation strikes.....
You know quick fixes don't work, you've been there, done that, so anytime you might be tempted look upon this spark quote of the day and reflect on just what is a healthy lifestyle and be proud you're doing this the healthy way this time with 1-... Read more
30 pounds gone and not even half way there.
Here I've lost 30 pounds and I'm not even half way there, boy is that frustrating. I'm actually still in the obese range.....and I have no one to blame but myself for letting my weight get out of hand. Ok, so have a little patience, a few more p... Read more
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Close to 30 pounds lost
I feel so good, I am 1/2 pound from having lost 30 pounds total. I have more energy and feel better, healthier than I have in the past three years. I like this feeling and I know I worked for it. No quick fixes here.... Read more