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Taking Stock - My Current State in this Long-Term Journey!

Friday, October 04, 2013      10 comments

I have been working at getting healthy and losing weight for many years now. I have made great progress and I am determined to get to my next goal of 20 more pounds lost by the end of this year. This will be my 100 pound milestone. I am... Read more

Progress and Goals

Saturday, March 02, 2013      4 comments

Since the scale is moving slowly for me, I figured it is time to take stock of my Non-Scale Victories (NSV) and set an updated set of goals. I don't intend for this to sound like a bragging blog, my goal is just to write these milestones down t... Read more

Plateau Philosophy

Friday, January 18, 2013      3 comments

Working on being philosophical about this plateau since I haven't been able to ignore it. Since my body is sticking at this weight for 6 weeks, I am assuming that it needs time to adjust to the rapid weight loss I had immediately after RNY surge... Read more

Staying Motivated and Recognizing Progress

Saturday, January 12, 2013      0 comments

I have been on a path of improving my health for the past five years. I have made remarkable progress, but quite honestly, never as quickly as I hoped as I started each phase of my journey to lose 140 pounds. Although I didn't have any of the ... Read more

Maizey's Version of the You On A Diet Grocery List

Sunday, November 04, 2012      3 comments

Grocery List - this is for more than one week. I made this list so you can have a well-stocked, healthy kitchen. I choose organic whenever possible. Grains Uncle Sam high-fiber cereal Wheat English muffins 1 box brown rice 1 box qu... Read more

Try, try again!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      1 comments

Well after trying several other approaches, I realized that my best success has been here on Spark People. The support of my Spark friends, the nutrition and fitness trackers... Read more

Mother-Of-The-Bride Dress Ordered 2 Sizes Smaller

Monday, January 17, 2011      6 comments

Okay - here goes. I just ordered my dress for my daughter's wedding on October 22, 2011. For the first time in my life - I ordered the dress two sizes smaller than my size today. I have hit a very resistant plateau in my weight loss goals so ... Read more

Maizey's Version of the You On A Diet Grocery List

Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

Grocery List Grains Heart to Heart Cereal or other high-fiber cereal Wheat English muffins 12 inch prepared wheat pizza crust 1 box brown rice 1 box wheat pasta 1 box steel cut oatmeal 1 bag 100% wheat pitas 1 bag 100% wheat... Read more

FOCUS

Sunday, December 06, 2009      2 comments

Operation Holiday Survival Kit My goal for the next month is to slow down, pull back from the hectic hubbub and FOCUS - on the things that are really important to me - ... Read more

Maintaining Balance and Focus

Tuesday, April 07, 2009      1 comments

This week I am setting goals that will help me reach my goals of limiting stress and taking time for myself. I just returned to work after a brief medical leave (4 weeks) for... Read more

You On A Diet - Shopping List

Monday, March 23, 2009      2 comments

Grocery List Grains Heart to Heart Cereal or other high-fiber cereal Wheat English muffins 12 inch prepared wheat pizza crust 1 box brown rice 1 box wheat pasta 1 box steel cut oatmeal 1 bag 100% wheat pitas 1 bag 100% wheat... Read more

Did It!

Monday, March 23, 2009      6 comments

I've been focusing on walking an average of four miles per day and doing my walk/jog DVD with Leslie Sansone which is 2.5 miles when you're done. So... I bought a new DVD with Leslie Sansone where you can chose to do a 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 mile vers... Read more

Continued Focus and Motivation

Wednesday, March 18, 2009      0 comments

I'm preparing to start a four week challenge with a focus on keeping motivated and fine tuning my efforts for success. I've lost 35 pounds and have kept it off - but I'm slow in moving forward on my long-term weight loss goals. There great par... Read more

Hard to Meet Goals

Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

I've been working to define goals for myself that are specific and measurable - I'm tracking most of these here on Spark People and working to meet each goal each day - things like at least 30 minutes of exercise per day with a goal to hit 45 mi... Read more

YOAD 14-day Restart Challenge

Sunday, February 17, 2008      0 comments

Here is my fitness plan for the next 14-days: I'm in weeks 8 and 9 of a 12-week active metabolic training routine using Heartrate Target Zones. The Zones for me are as follows: Zone 1 = 136-146 bpm; Zone 2 = 146-156 bpm; Zone 3 - 156-... Read more


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