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First "After" Shot

Friday, July 26, 2013      3 comments

I took my first "after" shot today from my 20-pound weight loss. Oh boy, I almost cried. I needed some motivation to keep going, and I just got it. I'm too shy to post it quite yet, and may not until I reach my goal weight, but it feels good to ... Read more

Braiding Niece's Hair

Thursday, July 11, 2013      1 comments

I love my little niece. She is adorable. Occasionally grandma and I will take turns doing carpool for summer school for the little ones. Today, grandma needed to drop my niece off early. Her hair wasn't done so I got to do it for her. She is a b... Read more

I'm Feeling Motivated.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

I am really loving Sparkcoach. It's helped me a lot with my lack of motivation. The visualizations are actually working. If I'm feeling down or pessimistic, I start thinking of the daily visualization and it works wonders. :) Today, I get to thi... Read more

I Got a Job!

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      7 comments

I honestly still can't believe it. emoticon I'm still kind of in major shock mode. Read more

Back to Weekly Weigh-ins

Sunday, July 07, 2013      2 comments

I think it's time to go back to weekly weigh-ins. I had a feeling this day would come, but I was just being stubborn. Weighing myself daily has begun to take a toll on me. Now if I have a bad weigh-in, I make it worse throughout the rest of the ... Read more

Independence Day Memories

Saturday, July 06, 2013      0 comments

had SO much fun. we lived it UP in Santa Cruz. LOL did the whole city in 6 hours! oh my gosh. lol - visited old house on Grant St. - stopped by twin's gorgeous beach shack - walked to the Boardwalk - almost died walking over the tress... Read more

When I'm Overweight and not Obese

Thursday, July 04, 2013      5 comments

I am seven pounds away from being overweight instead of obese. When I become overweight: - I will praise God. - I will cry. - I will laugh. - I will scream. - I will dance. - I will bawl. - I will smile. - I will be proud o... Read more

Job Search Blues

Thursday, June 27, 2013      2 comments

I've been searching for a job for so long now, that I'm starting to feel like a loser. This economy bites. I promised myself to apply to at least 3 jobs everyday. I haven't broken that promise yet. I can't help but wonder though if there's somet... Read more

On a Roll

Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

I am so proud of myself. It's my first week back. :) I now weigh 213.2 pounds. It's not even the end of the week and I'm doing great. I started the week at 216.7 pounds, so I've lost 3.5 pounds already. If I keep going at this rate, I may lose 5... Read more

Reached 10 Pound Weight Loss Goal Again

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      3 comments

I've done it again. Today, I reached my 10-pound goal again. I now weigh 214.7 pounds. It bugs me a little bit that I reached this goal two months ago, but I can't focus on that. At least I'm back on track. My next goal is 207.5 which equates to... Read more

Boyfriend Stood Up To Mom About My Weight

Sunday, September 30, 2012      17 comments

It finally happened, and I feel so much better. My boyfriend finally talked to his mom about the comments she's been making about my weight. The comments are not nice, and they make me feel really ugly. Three nights ago, we went to her place to ... Read more

Being Top Dog

Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

Man, being Student Senate President is some hard business. :) You have to make some hard decisions that not everyone is going to be happy with but hope that everyone trusts your instinct. I'm hoping that everyone understands. In lighter ne... Read more

Weight Loss Progress... Better Life in Return

Sunday, August 19, 2012      5 comments

BEGINNING: Weight: 225 Waist: 44 Hips: 50 Thigh: 31.75 Upper Arm: 13.5 Neck: 15.75 Calf: 18.5 Waist to Hip Ratio: 0.88 NOW: Weight: 210 Waist: 41 Hips: 50 Thigh: 29 Upper Arm: 14 Neck: 15.75 Calf: 17.5 Waist ... Read more

MIA with school starting

Thursday, August 09, 2012      1 comments

School is starting soon and the pressure of student government is hitting me hard. I've lost track of my weight loss goal and I've forgotten the purpose of Sparkpeople. :( I need to find a balance. My schedule is only going to get worse. I don't... Read more

About 6 lbs lost for July

Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

Not bad. SparkPeople asked me to lose about 1-2 pounds a week, so this is pretty good. All of my friends have been so supportive, and I'm just happy that I'm still on this journey. I'm not really a long-term kind of gal, so I'm very proud of mys... Read more


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