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Following Up As Promised
Sunday, January 10, 2016      1 comments

When I posted on New Years I promised to follow up - I did get on the scale. I was praying it would say under 180 because I have been so very bad - the verdict....179 - I should be thankful I guess. But all I can think is that is 7 pounds over... Read more
New Year - New Start - Again
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      4 comments

Well, here I am for about the 10th year I think. I go up, I go down, I go back up. The past few years, I have tried harder and lost more, inches and pounds but not enough and then came the set backs again. I got sick, a major lower respirator... Read more
She's Back
Thursday, March 26, 2015      2 comments

By the beginning of winter I was enjoying weight loss, exercise but winter changes things. I started off well, started doing Jillian Michaels - making sure I got in 10,000 steps by using the gazelle, All was well until after Christmas. After ... Read more
Week 5 - Day 33 - Sometimes There's a Light!
Thursday, July 10, 2014      0 comments

Well, I've been slumping - admitted it and scales were confirming but my body told me too - depression was worse - feeling fat! So yesterday I came home from work in a bad mood again - about 4th time in less than two weeks and I decided to go t... Read more
Week 5 - Day 31 - I Can Tell I'm Slumping
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      0 comments

Easy way to see if you are keeping with it - my last blog was over one week ago - when you get in a slump you back slide at everything - all kinds of things are coming at me - work - family - the fact that I am not loosing like I want to - I hav... Read more
Week 4 - Day 25 - In A Slump
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      0 comments

So I took off the watch my snacks from my challenge list cause I was doing so well and like a naughty child I snacked - one night right before bed after I had posted that I did not eat after dinner. Result - the scales went up - I'm getting rea... Read more
Week 4 - Day 23
Monday, June 30, 2014      2 comments

Not much different today - I did a walk at lunchtime because I knew I was not running tonight - that way I got in my steps. Worked in the garden when I got home and then did Jillian. So far I am meeting challenges though I am hungry right n... Read more
Week 4 - Day 22 - Lessons Learned In A New Life Style
Sunday, June 29, 2014      0 comments

The good thing about keeping this fairly consistent blog is that I can see what is and is not working - I see what I am really putting into this thing and I see how I fail - last week despite the weight not coming off - I stayed pretty consisten... Read more
Week 3 - Day 19 - Baby on the way - no time for health
Thursday, June 26, 2014      0 comments

Bad day for Sparking - it was humid out - too humid to walk at lunch because I would have been all sweaty for the second half of my work day. Had to do groceries so no time for a work-out or a run - only thing healthy is how I ate and did not ... Read more
Week 3 - Day 19 - Still In Limbo
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      0 comments

Kept the cell phone by my bed last night in case the baby arrives - all night long it vibrated with useless garbage texts but I had to look each time and I was tired this AM - Tough day at work - a bad mood for two of us so we went for a walk a... Read more
Week 3 - Day 18 - It's a Roller Coaster Ride
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      0 comments

Last night after I posted I started getting terrific chest pain - not a heart attack but strange enough that I thought maybe I was having a panic attack - haven't had one of those in years - I went to food - ate popcorn and a mozzarella stick af... Read more
Week 3 - Day 17 - Fat or Family? - They don't play well together
Monday, June 23, 2014      0 comments

Not a good day - I did walk at work and came home and immediately did my Biggest Loser DVD - crammed in a hastily made fish sandwich and went to Bruce's (grandsons) baseball game - not home until after 8 and there was no way I was even getting i... Read more
Week 3 - Day 16
Sunday, June 22, 2014      1 comments

Scales have stayed the same - all of last week and I have one pound less to show for it. Today I measured - must have measured wrong last week but measurements are only showing 1/2" less this week than the first week! Last week I thought I had... Read more
End of Week Two - Not Going As Planned
Friday, June 20, 2014      2 comments

Hopped on the scale - still up at pound this AM - Fridays are order out for us - I tried to keep it fairly healthy but at home the scales said up another 1 1/2! I did Jillian Michaels and guess what? I did a jumping jack! Several in fact - no... Read more
Week 2 - Day 13 - No Motivation - No Diet!
Thursday, June 19, 2014      0 comments

I'm almost at my 2 week mark - last week I watched the pounds come off quickly - this week I am still only down 1 pound and if it does not get better by weigh in day (Sat AM) I am going to spiral down - I know it - as it was - I had a lot to acc... Read more

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