I was thinking today as I was getting ready for my day: Just think, I was actually considering weight loss surgery! And all I had to do was this? I am so happy I found Sparkpeople. I mean, I cant imagine living my life afraid to eat, not being a... Read more
Today, I made it.....
I hit my 40 LB. weight loss!!!! I am so excited to be at this mark and am going to enjoy this today. I am always on my road, looking for the next mile marker but just for today, I am going to sit and enjoy it and look back at how far I have come... Read more
Fruity fix pix
Here is a picture of a fruit salad I made today: watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe and fresh pineapple. As I was cutting it all (and eating it!) I realized, I never eat while... Read more
feeling vs. knowing
Man, this has been a loooooong month! This has been the hardest 5 lbs I have had to lose so far! I am just 2 pounds away from hitting one of my mini goals of losing 40 lbs and I have struggled for every ounce. I am eating well, walking etc. but ... Read more
I uploaded a background of my grand-dog, Stitchy, as my background. I am crazy about her. Like, literally. My oldest daughter, Kelly, rescued her as a puppy and I fell instantly in love. She is my motivation for walking every day. So this is im... Read more
I realized something today....
Today, I was leaving a comment for mezzoangel (if you dont read her blogs, you are missing out!) and as I was rambling, I mean writing, I realized something.
I am becoming a bit too comfortable. I have been on Spark since March, have lost a... Read more
This little light of mine....
So, I was camping with freinds and family this weekend. Something happened and I wanted to share it with you becuase it illustrates something about the changes in my life.
I had some small camping lights that operate on batteries. My girls ... Read more
So I am off again....
Yep, Im going out of town again. This time, camping, but I am in charge of the food situation this time.
97% fat free kosher hot dogs, bbq chicken, tri tip, turkey burgers and asada taco's. My sparky sister is bringing the sides and I am do... Read more
It eating that is wrong, I dont want to be right!
Ok I just heard about a desert at Claim Jumper called the "I declare". It's a custard eclair with a hot fudge sundae on top of it.. uh. yeah. Take a minute. The problem? 2700 calories!!!
But I have to say that I will be eating that one day (or... Read more
Just got back from 4 days at a race with friends, food and alcohol. It was in Yreka, California which is about 50 miles north of Hell. It was over 100 degrees every day and we were outside, all day, every day. In the shade, it wasnt too bad and... Read more
up, up and a why
I am up 2 pounds. Normally, that would send me into some type of upset but I understand why. I have been on a very strong hormone for 2 weeks (go back to dr. on monday) and after reading about it last night, I understand whats going on. Not that... Read more
Ok so when I started this little adventure back in March, the "girls" were uncomfortably entrenched in a 48C, wth the 1" extender. You probably dont know this about me but I have a hate-hate relationship with Bra's. When I was 18, I took my bra ... Read more
Summer is trying to derail me
I love summer time. The boating, the swimming, the vacations,the peaceful nights on the patio, the fresh furit and great fresh veggies BUT, the activities are trying to get the best of me! I keep being in situations with family and friends and b... Read more
What does it cost?
I started thinking today: What has it cost me to be fat?
Fast Food: 10.00-15.00 a day
Gym membership I never used: 85.00 a month
Bigger clothing: approx. twice what a "normal" size would cost
New furniture because I have worn it out sitt... Read more
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Mama's got a brand new bag!
I have been inspired recently by some people doing visual before and after shots as well as in progress pix. Well, I am definatly in progress but when I lost 25 lbs. I posted this picture:
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