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Recipe for Success continued

Tuesday, November 11, 2008      12 comments

I just wanted to note that changing my calories does work! I lost another 2 pounds this week after taking the plunge and adding 300 calories to my day. So if you hit a standstill like I did, check to make sure your cardio minutes are up-to... Read more

My Story - so far!

Wednesday, November 05, 2008      19 comments

I seem to find blogs when I sparkmail and today was no exception. I had told a buddy that I burn 700+ calories a day and that really sounds like a lot. So I explained..... Good Morning! I didn't start out this way. I walk with my ne... Read more

My Recipe For Success

Tuesday, November 04, 2008      9 comments

My Recipe For Success Track It! If you eat it you track it = you bite it? you write it! Keep moving. You don't want to walk outside? Walk inside. I found I can easily walk 4000 steps at night while watching TV. Sluggish metabolism... Read more

I am a Motivator? Thank you for your votes of confidence!

Sunday, November 02, 2008      12 comments

What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. - Arland Gilbert Imagine my surprise when I received an email telling me I was voted as a Motivator! What an honor! Spark has changed me in so m... Read more

Talk about a leap of faith...

Thursday, October 30, 2008      7 comments

I guess it had to happen. I was just so shocked. I stopped losing weight because my calories burned was starting to be the same as the calories eaten emoticonRead more

Disappointing - - - But It Happens...

Sunday, October 19, 2008      14 comments

Ok, today's blog is pretty much for me and everyone else that has this happen. I got flabby! Flabby flabby flabby!!! So, of course, I started searching and was told "Strength Training", "Exercise", Strength Training"... so I got out my ex... Read more

Amber alert prayer for a friend of mine.

Thursday, October 16, 2008      37 comments

I received this email today: I cannot believe this. This is my dear friend's little boy, Cole. I worked with her for over two years at the same place. All she ever talked about was her son, Cole. I have tried to call her, but of course... Read more

50 down and 25 to go....

Monday, October 13, 2008      21 comments

I haven't felt much like blogging the last 2 weeks. I struggled with 160 for an entire week but I finally made it yesterday and today I broke it with 159.6 and that was exciting. I went through my closet and denim dresses that had been too... Read more

I have left Obesityville!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008      49 comments

Well another month is over and saw me to new goals. I lost 8.4 lbs this month and 8 inches (counting both legs and both arms) so it was a great month! I also dropped 1.5 points on my BMI taking me to overweight and leaving Obesityville beh... Read more


Tuesday, September 23, 2008      13 comments

I had decided to write a blog called Motivation over the weekend. I was planning to explain why I am not needing motivational support from Spark Members. Both my parents have/had heart conditions and we are talking a lot of medicines that I am... Read more


Tuesday, September 16, 2008      9 comments

Well, I finally reached 165 today! Ok, 165.9 but that's still 165!! My BMI is 30.3! I am so close to overweight I can virtually taste it! Only .4 away from overweight! Makes me want to get up and do WATP!! 165 is a very important... Read more

Another pound another goal

Thursday, September 11, 2008      11 comments

It's official, today I weigh less than DH finally! It's only by .4 lbs but it is still lower than him! He was so happy for me! I renewed my drivers license 2 months early so I cheated/lied and told them the weight I should be on my birthd... Read more

Not my best day...

Tuesday, September 02, 2008      8 comments

My day started out great! I was 170.0 today and that means 40 pounds gone! Gustav missed us, we only got rain. Lots of rain. My dad had an appointment to go to the doctor and it was raining so hard I was thinking to cancel it. At ... Read more

Calorie Deficit aka Calorie Banking

Saturday, August 30, 2008      4 comments

August has been totally awesome for me. I owe this to Huggers1 for recommending the Walk Away The Pounds videos and to Kalh7338 for teaching me about "banking calories" aka calorie deficit. Also to my sister who gave me a used pedometer which ... Read more

Pizza Party Birthday!

Tuesday, August 26, 2008      6 comments

Thursday I donated blood and of course lost the pound from the giving. I took my own orange as my after donation snack! But I was off my veggies a few days, don't know why unless the body called for carbs to make the new blood? But, I never w... Read more

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