Back to Basics
I left SP one year ago after I lost 50 lbs. I thought that I could maintain it on my own, but in the past year I regained 17 lbs.
I was tracking my calories and fitness using MyFitness Tracker on my iPhone, but it didn't help me to make bet... Read more
50 POUNDS GONE AND LOOKING GOOD IN A SIZE 6 DRESS!
This was a photo that a friend took of my husband and me at a Valentine's dinner party last month.
My weight loss has had a positive impact on my husband that he has ... Read more
Wearing Size 10 Jeans for the 1st Time in Almost 15 Years
None of my clothes fit me anymore! For the first time (in a long time), they're not too tight but TOO BIG! I told my hubby and he replied, "What are you complaining about? That's a good thing!"
So I went to the store the other night to buy ... Read more
Learning From Failure
I bought some peppermint sandwich cremes yesterday that were sinfully delicious. At 140 calories per cookie, I decided to eat 2 cookies for dessert last night.
After I came home from a 3-hour workout, I was hungry again and looked inside my... Read more
My Blood Test Results Came Back with Flying Colors!
In August 2009, I joined SP because I was diagnosed with Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Hormone Imbalance, and Pre-Diabetes.
I didn't take my health seriously until last year when I sent my baby off to college.
After working out 5 day... Read more
Filling a Hole in My Heart
My house is empty again with just my hubby and me. After having both of my boys stay with us for close to a month, I was getting used to cooking for everyone. Since it's back to just 2 of us at home, I'm not cooking as often and my poor hubby is... Read more
Not Giving Up On Me Has Finally Paid Off!
Despite life's many hurdles that I've had to jump over these past couple of months, not giving up on me has finally paid off!
I lost 3 lbs. this week and was on Cloud 9 when I saw that my current weight was on track (for the first time) tow... Read more
I'm Tired But I Will Keep On Keeping On...
After enjoying the past year as an empty nester, my oldest son moved back home a few days ago. He has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. If you, or a loved one, suffers with the same condition(s), then you understand what I'... Read more
It's Time to Get Serious
It's been a year since I joined the gym, and I'm not happy with my overall results.
Although I lost 40 lbs and 4 dress sizes over the past year, I've gained back 7 lbs and I feel like I would have gained greater results if I had cut back on... Read more
This summer has been a struggle for me (and it's just started)! I was excited that I looked good in a monokini that I bought for the first time, but I am struggling with watching what I eat at the SEVERAL BBQ's that I've been enjoying so far!
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Frustrated with Myself
I feel like I take one step forward and 3 steps back in my weight loss journey. I'm frustrated with myself, because I gained 4 lbs this week!
I know that it's because I eat TOO MUCH FOOD! I ate out at a restaurant almost everyday this week... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race!
I've been losing one pound per week since I started to focus on losing weight back in October after sending my baby off to college. Initially, I was disappointed that I wasn't losing two pounds per week. However, I knew that it was because I eat... Read more
How Do You Keep Going When Life Gets in Your Way?
I think that I'm mentally and emotionally exhausted...
Although I've overcome many trials throughout my life, I'm tired again. I'm tired of struggling. I'm tired of hurting. I'm tired of problems. I'm tired of it all.
I'm trying to han... Read more
One Meal at a Time
Well, I lost 4 lbs. last week after gaining 3 lbs. the week before. I was determined to get my eating habits under control. I even went so far as to weigh myself everyday in order to drop the excess poundage. (I usually weigh-in weekly.)
N... Read more
Why Do I Sabotage My Own Efforts?!?
I weighed in last Friday after having a BAD week of eating out everyday, sometimes eating out for all 3 meals, due to a busy schedule.
I was dreading my weekly weigh-in, but I thought that I had to face the music and jump on the scale. Well... Read more