I'm so proud of myself.
Not for the pounds lost. More for the change in attitude that has taken sooooo long to click.
I've tried it all. Really.
I had tremendous success on the 17 Day Diet but it couldn't sustain it long term. ... Read more
So I took a few months off. Not from exercise and diet- from tracking and holding myself accountable.
It went well in the beginning. The weather was still reasonable and I was walking at lunch and kayaking on the weekends. Six hour kayak t... Read more
I read this on LVMAMAW's blog and thought it was a great way to get to know more about our Spark Friends.
Your turn next!
A. Age- The big 4-0
B. Books- OMG...I probably read 4-5 books a month.
C. Chore- What's that? Isn'... Read more
I love my SparkFriends for being there when I was teetering on the edge.
I love my SparkFriends for cheering me on when things are going well...and supporting me when they aren't.
I love my SparkFriends for their advice, motivation, an... Read more
I am back from my FL trip with my daughter. I definitely ate whatever I wanted but also got in a lot of exercise so the scale held steady. Now I am ready to get back on the program and continue towards my goal. C1D1 starts tomorrow!
Dating... Read more
I am so excited because I get to go clothes shopping...again. My 10s are too big and it is time to go buy some 8s. Yay! I have a few left over from my thinner days but most of my old summer stuff is size 6 and I am not there yet.
I won't b... Read more
For the past few months I have been suffering from a great deal of tummy distress. I only seem to encounter these problems when I am eating healthy. Historically, my non-diet eating (McDonalds, etc) never caused stomach problems.
Frustr... Read more
So I wanted a new boyfriend. Be careful what you wish for.
I now always have to have my hair and face just right. Very time consuming.
I'm running out of cute outfits (that fit) that he hasn't seen, yet.
I'm always maki... Read more
As part of a challenge, I am posting a healthy, veggie-ful meal. My favorite weekend breakfast is an Eggbeaters omelet. I sauté diced red pepper, mushrooms and grape tomatoes in garlic. I add spinach to the mix and cover and steam while the egg ... Read more
When your teenage daughter, who typically ignores you, comes up to you while you're cooking dinner and says "Mom! You've gotten skinny!!"
After I thanked her, I asked her what she wanted from me. She really didn't want anything- it was jus... Read more
Week One officially ended yesterday. I blogged early that I met my goal. The final stats:
-Walked every day last week.
-Logged in 32.07 miles (whew!!)
I set my weekly goal at 25. I had a bonus of 7 hiking miles yesterday. I will kee... Read more