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What a difference 1 pound makes

Thursday, January 10, 2008      3 comments

So yesterday, I weighed in at 136 pounds. According to my BMI, that means I am now at a normal weight!! At 137 pounds, I was still overweight. So this 1 pound loss is actually a milestone of sorts. Woo hoo!... Read more

The morning after

Tuesday, January 08, 2008      1 comments

I went to the gym early this morning and pounded the treadmill. I went to bed upset after the Buckeyes' ugly loss last night, and so this morning I needed something to take my frustrations out on! LOL! So despite everything, I was determ... Read more

What I learned in 2007

Sunday, December 30, 2007      8 comments

Happy New Year! Thanks to SparkPeople, I have learned so much in 2007 -- about myself, about food, about fitness and about goal-setting. A few things I've learned: 1. I CAN stick to a regular exercise routine (6 months and counting). It's ... Read more

Music

Friday, December 28, 2007      6 comments

I love it! Usually I work out to whatever is on TV at the gym. But recently I was at my in-laws' house on a treadmill that didn't have a TV in front of it. I chose some rockin' tunes, and I discovered I actually wanted to keep going beyond my us... Read more

Goodbye 40 pounds!

Friday, December 21, 2007      2 comments

As of today, I have lost 40 pounds!! I can't believe it. I had to weigh myself twice just to make sure. I still have 23 pounds to go, but just knowing I can lose 40 pounds is an awesome feeling! I won't say it's been easy, but I can truthfully... Read more

Feeling unfestive and crappy

Tuesday, December 18, 2007      8 comments

The holiday season sure brings out the "best" in some people. I mean that very sarcastically. Yesterday my husband got to our car after work, and saw that someone dumped a bunch of oil all over it. He had to then drive (with black oil on t... Read more

Finally...140!

Tuesday, December 18, 2007      1 comments

Well, I made it to 140 pounds yesterday. I tell ya, the 140s have been super stubborn. I am so ready to welcome the 130s!... Read more

Through rain, sleet or snow

Thursday, December 13, 2007      3 comments

OK, so we've been having really wacky weather lately. Yesterday it was in the high 50s, almost 60 degrees. But today we are having a bone-chilling icy drizzle. The old me would wrap herself up in a blanket, cuddle up with the cat and a huge mug ... Read more

Bad decisions

Sunday, December 09, 2007      3 comments

Why does it seem like as soon as I make a tiny bit of progress, I ruin it by making bad decisions? For some reason, instead of using my accomplishments as a validation of my healthy lifestyle and a reason to keep going, I sabotage my hard work s... Read more

I'm all different sizes

Monday, December 03, 2007      4 comments

I went shopping yesterday for a dress to wear to an upcoming holiday party. I fit into a few that were size 6! Woo hoo! One even seemed too BIG, but I think that's because of the style of the dress. (What is with those dresses that are "in" righ... Read more

plateaus, fruit and staying under 1500 calories

Wednesday, November 28, 2007      2 comments

Well, I think I am going through yet another plateau. It's been pretty much the story since September, it seems. I think I know what my problem is: I am eating at the top end of my calorie budget most days. I am just finding that it's very diffi... Read more

How can this be?

Wednesday, November 14, 2007      5 comments

I weighed in at the gym today and I've lost another pound after a long plateau! I am now 144 pounds -- woo hoo! So why the heck am I still a size 10? Actually, I just tried on some size 10 pants this morning to see if they fit and they do. But u... Read more

weighing in after travel weekend

Monday, November 05, 2007      2 comments

Well I am still hovering around 146. The scale at the gym has been a little bit unsure of my weight lately. Depending on where I stand, it moves between 145 and 147 so I just picked the middle ground. I am lucky that I didn't GAIN after this pas... Read more

Today was the day

Wednesday, October 31, 2007      1 comments

Happy Halloween!! Today was the day that I was supposed to reach my goal weight. When I first signed up with SparkPeople and set my weight-loss goals, the site said I could reach my GW by this date. So here I am, but only halfway there. ... Read more

Another pound down

Wednesday, October 17, 2007      0 comments

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


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