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Spark Streak
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

Today I'm on day 123 of logging into Spark People's site. I'm not sure what my longest streak was before that, but I'm absolutely certain that this is by far the longest I've gone doing this. Next Saturday we are leaving for vacation - but ... Read more
The Wonders of Sleep
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      1 comments

Yesterday I posted about how I was dragging and very tired, mostly because I stayed up much too late over the weekend. I didn't want to exercise, though I did, but I hated every minute of it. Lately, I've been waking up early, exercising first... Read more
Dragging today
Monday, July 10, 2017      3 comments

I was super tired this morning...still am! I wanted nothing to do with waking up so I slept in for a while. I didn't get my workout in first thing like I normally do bc I had some errands to run. I was dead-set on getting it done before I went ... Read more
Accountability Journal
Thursday, July 06, 2017      7 comments

I've been keeping a journal to track my goals. I don't really write much in it - it's more of a checklist. At the top of one page I have my overall goal. Under that I've broken it down 4 into smaller goals that are attainable. Then I have... Read more
On a Roll - Finally!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      4 comments

I'm not sure what finally sparked my decision to really go for it, but I'm FINALLY on a roll! I've been exercising daily...and actually enjoying it...and tracking my eating daily as well. And I'm seeing a difference! In mid-to-late May I was... Read more
Let's get real
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      2 comments

So for the past several weeks I've been a part of the 5% challenge again. I love doing this because it always gives me something to focus on. There have been some new and neat things, like tracking calcium, this round thatbhave really peeked my ... Read more
Goal update
Monday, April 10, 2017      8 comments

Last year I set a goal to lose weight for my wedding. I did it, losing roughly 20 pounds. Now, 9 months later, I'm still holding right around that same weight (give or take about 5 lb). I haven't actively committed to continuing my weight loss ... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Blog
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      3 comments

My fall 5% challenge started out really well - I dropped a ton of weight the first week - presumably from drinking all of the water. After that I kept going but I kind of stalled as far as weight. A few of the pounds went back on but since the... Read more
Motivation help....
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      10 comments

What do you do to stay motivated? My motivation right now is my wedding. Andy and I are getting married on July 15, 2016. We're beyond excited for it! I want to feel and look great in my gown and in our photos. I have ordered my gown alrea... Read more
Winter 5% Diet Commitment
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      3 comments

I'm going through the Winter 5% challenge assignments. I'm currently on the diet commitment. I've decided not to follow a specific diet. I'm much too picky of an eater to be told what I can/can't have. What I will do is commit to trackin... Read more
What I'd Like To Change
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      15 comments

My team challenge today was to list the things I'd like to change about myself and why/how. So here they are: 1.How I feel that I look in my clothes - I get tired of pulling my jeans up above my sagging belly. I get very self-conscious ab... Read more
Ridiculous Fear
Friday, August 02, 2013      12 comments

I read a really nice quote today about people stopping themselves from things in life because of a fear deep down that makes them think only other people can do things - especially weight loss. It essentially said that we sometimes make ourselv... Read more
Bahamas Cruise
Thursday, July 25, 2013      11 comments

My boyfriend and I went on a cruise to Nassau and Half Moon Cay in late June to July 1st this year. I kept saying I was going to blog about it and upload the pictures and I never did it. Well, here it is! ... Read more
5% Assignment #3
Monday, July 15, 2013      6 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? I want to stop getting sick all the time. I feel like having a healthier body will help me with this. I also want my clothes to fit better... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Sunday, July 14, 2013      8 comments

July 27th starts the Summer 5% Challenge. I'm hoping to be on team Awesome A Team again and will find out in a few days. This will be my 4th 5% challenge and while I've yet to lose 5% of my body weight, I came REALLY close during the last chal... Read more

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