Another pound down
Finally, I am down another pound. I have been stuck in the high 140s for a while, but it's no big surprise. I have been eating ice cream as a snack every night like there's going to be a worldwide ice cream shortage tomorrow or something. It's b... Read more
Then and Now
Recently I started a temporary job. In my last job, I used to commute to work about two hours each way. After I quit my old job, I realized how much time I DIDN'T devote to exercise and eating well when I was working and how EASY it was to pack ... Read more
The scale is moving again!!
Well, I am happy to report that after being stuck for about 3 weeks, I am down 4 pounds! YAY! Plateaus are so frustrating, but I know that won't be my last one, unfortunately. I think what gets me through this process the most is the interacti... Read more
Still standing still
Today I'm feeling kind of "blah." Maybe it's the rainy weather -- though it is a welcome relief. The air felt so cool for my walk to the gym this a.m. Scale still hasn't budged. I know I must not be trying very hard. Lately I am finding it di... Read more
Fighting to keep my resolve
Ok, today I am starting to feel like I am losing my resolve. I know this has to happen to everyone who ever tries to lose weight. For me, this feeling is not yet strong enough to be a problem, but it just took a little bit more self-nudging to g... Read more
Scale stubborn this week
Well I did my weekly weigh-in today and the scale is being stubborn. Zero pounds lost but no pounds gained either, so that's good. I guess I am just becoming impatient. I want to lose weight FASTER!
I have decided that this week I will kic... Read more
Adios Don Pablo's
I finally feel like I am getting the hang of this new healthy lifestyle. I'm losing weight and it feels great!! Until I joined SP, I never gave much thought to the enormous amounts of calories I was consuming with my poor habits. Not going out t... Read more
Figuring out my problem areas
It's been a while since I have blogged. I am down 14 pounds since my SP journey began, and I am so happy and grateful for that. But I am not losing as quickly as I want to be and after examining what might be going wrong, I've decided that I ne... Read more
Hey, I am really losing weight!
I have a couple of small successes to share:
1. I can see my cheekbones coming back! I've missed them!
2. I can take off my pants without unzipping or unbuttoning them...LOL! Time for a shopping trip!... Read more
I love spinning the SP wheel every day. It's a silly little thing to do but it's so much fun! Today I won a bumper sticker! Woo hoo!
I have been really good about getting a lot of exercise this week. My new routine is to walk to the gym (a... Read more
Quit my job
Well, it's been a while since I've blogged. So much for my intentions of updating once a week! Between then and now, I quit my job and I must say, I have been enjoying the newfound freedom (until the reality of having no spending money sets in!!... Read more
The past week has been kind of disheartening because i know I am not doing as much as I could be for myself and my health. That celebratory trip to Israel is looking farther and farther away. Of course I know full well that I have to work for it... Read more
the ultimate gym-plan derailer
It's called the commute. It is the one thing that keeps me from going to the gym when I plan to go. I know i need to be strong, but at the end of a 2-hour drive, or ride in the car, I am just ready to eat dinner and collapse on the couch. Ughhhh... Read more
Slow but significant
I have lost 4 pounds!! I know it's a small victory, but I am celebrating each small step. I am continuing my diet and exercise routine, and although it's been hard to get to the gym as many times as I plan I'm going way more than I used to.
I... Read more
Was bad this weekend
Well, this whole weekend was a setback. I ate at restaurants, which always spells disaster for me and did not get to the gym. I am getting back into it tomorrow for sure. Will be interesting to see what the dreaded scale says.
GO BUCKEYES!... Read more
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