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Just Jump In Where You Left Off

Thursday, August 13, 2015      18 comments

Life has been absolutely crazy this summer as I knew it would be. For the past month I have despaired of not getting enough structured exercise, or having the time or energy to keep up with SparkTeams, blogging, and tracking food and fitness. Ho... Read more

Breaking Through The Plateau

Monday, June 22, 2015      16 comments

We had a good TOPS meeting tonight, short but productive. I weighed in another three pounds down at 296.8 lbs after drinking a ton of water today. I think I've broken May's plateau, and I'm finally moving on. I'm closing in on a major milestone.... Read more

Lesson Relearned

Saturday, June 06, 2015      11 comments

We had a wonderful trip yesterday with the kids. I filled up on a turkey wrap and skipped ice cream because they didn't have a flavor of frozen yogurt that appealed to me. Later my DH and I went to look at furniture for the new house. We then we... Read more

Roadtrip Immenent, Drink Up

Thursday, June 04, 2015      9 comments

It's funny, but I look forward to school getting out almost as much as my kids. We'll be taking a trip to the Old Mill in Utica for Velvet Ice Cream to celebrate. I'll get frozen yogurt and pick up all kinds of wonderful healthy food afterwards ... Read more

And She Scores!

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      9 comments

I'm so very excited that I actually made my goal of weighing in under 300 lbs at my 6 month check up at the doctor's office. I was so discouraged last year weighing in at my highest ever, 363.0 lbs, on my 45th birthday. It took me until January ... Read more

Recovering Momentum and NSV

Thursday, May 28, 2015      10 comments

These last few weeks have been really challenging for me. I've got many more steps in, but I've had less energy for structured exercise. I need to get back into the habit of getting to the YMCA although I have gone to the apartment office gym. T... Read more

A Mother's Day To Remember

Sunday, May 10, 2015      13 comments

I had a great Mother's Day. I didn't have to pick up Alex from work so my DH went with me to drop her off, then took our son and I out for lunch. I made healthy choices I felt good about. After the food finally settled, I headed into my loc... Read more

Goals Are What Motivates You

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      13 comments

A new subject on one of my new teams, Beast Mode, had me thinking about writing up my goals. It Inspired me to update my page and include them in a post. I like to be able to look back at my blog to get a better picture of how far I've come. It ... Read more

Gearing Up For Greek Easter

Friday, April 10, 2015      12 comments

I've had a really great week so far. I'm going into Greek Easter in a good place. I hope I can come out of it maintaining for the week. I weigh in on Monday night so I'd be thrilled to keep my 315.0 lbs. Greek Easter is so much fun there wi... Read more

Marching on into April

Friday, April 03, 2015      9 comments

March has been full of ups and downs for our family. I was doing really well and totally psyched for the Spring challenge when a family crisis sent me to childrens hospital with our youngest daughter. After she was released, we ended up taking a... Read more

I Need Sleep

Thursday, March 12, 2015      14 comments

I've been tracking a lot of things since I started over again: energy, mood, and self esteem among all the rest. The one thing that is tied to all of these is sleep. I've found the biggest indicator of how any given day is going to go for m... Read more

Mondays are Underrated

Monday, March 09, 2015      6 comments

It's Monday night which is now my weigh in. I know it's after the weekend and a full day of eating and drinking, but it works for me. It makes me hyper aware that what I do on the weekend will come back to haunt me sooner than later. I expe... Read more

What am I Doing Right?

Sunday, March 08, 2015      13 comments

What's so different this time around? Why am I maintaining and even gaining momentum? I guess the biggest thing is I've learned to love myself enough to fight for me. I'm a caretaker like so many of us are. Someone pointed out that I neede... Read more

It's The Little Things That Make The Change Worth It

Friday, March 06, 2015      11 comments

I have been doing so much better getting around the last few weeks, Hopefully in a couple more months I'll be able to move around without the cane and handicap placard. I only need the assistance for snow and ice or stairs. I have had a ver... Read more

Upping My Game

Thursday, March 05, 2015      9 comments

This morning I was writing an intro for the Neon Ninjas team. When asked what my favorite hobbies were, the first thing that came to mind was going to the gym. I would have never dreamed I would feel that way, but I do now. I really enjoy it. ... Read more

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