Are You Ready For HUNGER GAMES?!!!
Thursday, March 22, 2012      12 comments

I'm talking the movie, not some new fad weight loss diet! The movie opens at midnight tonight! My daughter bought us tickets. (She hads ulterior motives because she knew she couldn't go at midnight without me, UGH!) It's 2:30 our tim... Read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      23 comments

Dear Krista Happy 45th Birthday! What a wonderful surprise to wake up to this: ... Read more
Spring Challenge Goals
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      3 comments

The Spring Biggest Loser Challenge began 6 days ago. It runs for 10 weeks. One of the challenges is to write down goals, expectations for this time period. I probably should have taken the time to think through this before the challenge actua... Read more
Roadblocks For My Sprint TRI
Monday, March 19, 2012      7 comments

Doing the 5k yesterday was, in part, for getting ready for my church's Sprint Tri on July 28th. I've been looking forward to it. It's been keeping me focused. The thought of my 3 older girls doing it with me was exciting. EHHHHHH! Ro... Read more
My FIRST 5K - Day 75
Saturday, March 17, 2012      21 comments

WooHoo!!! I think I've caught the bug! My dh woke up early with us and drove us the 30 minutes to the starting area. I was still a tad nervous, just for the newness of it all, but was very excited to just get out there and exercise! My g... Read more
Twas the Night Before...
Saturday, March 17, 2012      4 comments

My first ever 5k. Nerves had been running strong all week. It had been a week full of family/life/weather craziness. My 12yo had her friend birthday party...bowling. What was supposed to have been an easy thing for me (no cleaning, every... Read more
Rain, Rain Go AWAY!
Thursday, March 15, 2012      8 comments

I live in the Pacific Northwest and our weather this week has been CRAZY! Beginning on Sunday we had dumping rain, moments or a mixture of snow and a bit of hail. As the night approached the winds picked up. Monday the winds were destruct... Read more
Nerves Have Set In
Sunday, March 11, 2012      13 comments

As I mentioned yesterday I signed up for a 5k. Although I've been to the town where the 5k is being held I had no idea the exact location. Today we took the 30 minute drive as a family to scope things out. I printed the map and we were a... Read more
I Just Did It!
Saturday, March 10, 2012      13 comments

I just signed up for my first official 5k!!! It is being held next Saturday, March 17th, and is at a town 25min away. My 12 and 13 yo daughters are signed up too. The three of us will be setting our first 5k time. A time that we'll be ab... Read more
Two More Non Scale Victories
Thursday, March 08, 2012      20 comments

Last night I needed to run to the store to get spiral notebooks for my high school boys and stock up on some healthy food for me. My little 4yo wanted to come. I hesitated taking her because it was 7:45 and she was already an exhausted mess. ... Read more
End of Week 9
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      10 comments

It's amazing how fast time goes by. March 6th would have come today whether I was here on SP, had lost weight, or not. Thank goodness I am here, Have been here, for the past 9 weeks. I'm really enjoying the results! But it's just the tip of ... Read more
Happy EARLY Birthday To ME!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      24 comments

At the beginning of this journey, for 2012, I had set the goal for me to no longer be Morbidely Obese by my 45th birthday (March 21st). To do so my BMI needed to be 39.99 or lower. Starting on January 3rd, with a weight of 317, (all time high ... Read more
Day 59: February Reflection, Strategy for March
Thursday, March 01, 2012      11 comments

I wasn't too successful in completing the goals I had for February. They were: GOAL for February: 1. Lose 10lbs 2. Figure out a more comprehensive ST program 3. Increase monthly exercise minutes to 1920 (Jan was 1880) 4. Drink ... Read more
4:57AM and All is NOT Well!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      12 comments

4:57am is normally the time I'm walking into the gym to get in my daily workout. Today 4:57am was the time I stumbled out of bed to go use the restroom then headed straight back to bed. My progress has stopped. Actually it's heading i... Read more
"I Wish Dreams Really Did Come True"........
Sunday, February 26, 2012      17 comments

That is what my 4yo daughter said out loud yesterday, as she layed on the floor, to no one in particular. I was cleaning in the kitchen and overheard her. My response? "They can come true." "They can?" she replied as she jumped up and ... Read more

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