July 9, 2015 and starting from square 230.
Today is July 9th 2015. I have not posted in over a year! I have regained all my weight lost. Due to a knee injury, I am even more behind physically than I have been in my entire life, and I am miserable.
But, SparkPeople; the site, the friend... Read more
2014 Spring Challenge!
A couple of my SP teams have organized Spring Challenges to get back into exercise and lose at least one pound per week from now until June 21st (22nd).
I love it! I have been hibernating WAY too long!! I just want to get outside, run a couple... Read more
1st day of Spring!
Well, it is the first day of Spring and we just had new snowfall to add to what hadn't started to melt yet. UGH!
I have a 5k scheduled for April 12th, and then Race for the Cure May 11th! They are coming up fast and I can't get out to train. M... Read more
Okay, so family and friends are all well and safe-n-sound! We all had plenty to eat and drink--and I mean PLENTY! We were all together, at least most of us, and we had plenty of Christmas cheer!
I do love my family, not just when they are good... Read more
Well, another week has passed, and I am stalled again. I was SssOOOooooo excited that I was able to lose ~4.0lbs after #stayingontrack for the month of September, possibly hoping that the scale would keep going down, but sadly, No.
But, what I... Read more
A Great Fall Day!!!
I do love Fall. It is my favorite time of the year. The air is clear, the evenings are cool, with still warm enough days, the leaves start to change, and my exercise induced asthma does not flair up.
I also start a new class tonight! I do love... Read more
Dietbet Started to #Stayontrack!!
September is almost over, and I have to say that the #backontrack team has been stupendous! It took August to get the right attitude and the right focus, then September to put all I learned to good use. I have just amazed myself at how my body i... Read more
Back On Track to Stay on Track
Okay, so I have used the #backontrack mantra for 41 days now and I am seeing progress! Whew! For the first 30 days, the scale did not move. Yes, I am addicted to my scale. But once I started trying on dress pants that I hadn't worn all month, du... Read more
Back on Track for September!
The August #backontrack challenge and team have been a great success for me. Even though I have not lost weight, my clothes are fitting A LOT better. That is just as successful as what the scale says.
The team is going to continue the #backont... Read more
OKAY--Back On Track for August!!
I am taking the leap with the August Challenge of "Back On Track!" It might be the boost I need to get into Fall (which is my favorite of all seasons). The Back On Track Challenge is to try to make every day in August a day I am proud of for eat... Read more
Dealing with Stress!
So, just get through the holidays and onto my New year's resolutions, get a touch of the flu....will winter ever end in Minnesota? Then I lose my job! Talk about a stress enabler!! I didn't go to the gym for over 2 weeks. Why not? I was free eve... Read more
Since the first of the year, like most people, I've tried to be more active despite the cold and icky weather. I've been going to our new Planet Fitness 3x per week to take advantage of their treadmills and recumbant bikes. At only $10 per month... Read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
HAPPY NEW YEAR my dear SP friends!
I have been on hiatus, but it is time to get a hold on my weight gain after the holidays. I know it is a cliche to start a weight loss program with the new year, but it is just too easy to start a new streak... Read more
Taking a Hiatus from SP!
My dear SP friends:
After 18 months on SP and weight loss efforts, my life is getting in the way of staying on top of SP responsibilities.
What have I learned in 18 months?
1. Drinking water is the most important change I can make to a hea... Read more
BLC20 Beginning Picture
"A picture is worth a thousand words?" How about just "Way to go baby!"?
My picture posting is for the BLC20, to post our beginning picture for the challenge, and then our end picture 12 weeks later (11 weeks now).
I've been having a problem... Read more