Well, it is interesting working part-time and doing this whole spark thing again. It was so much easier when I wasn't working, But, I am 5 lbs down so I guess I am still working it. I am quite hungry this time. You know how in It's a Wonderf... Read more
Make that 9 lbs up! Ugh! But, I got on that scale this morning and I am owning it! I can go back down again. My kids went back to school this morning so I am starting my workout this morning. I also modified my excersis goal to be more reali... Read more
I decided it is time to retake control. I have gained back at least 5 pounds. I am doing my official weigh in tomorrow morning. It is has been awhile. I do not think I have gained a ton, but I will not go back to that heavy girl. So, I am g... Read more
It has been over a month and I am still maintaining!! As it turns out, it is not too difficult. I have been trying to walk whenever I can. I try to do serious workouts at least 3 times a week. So far, so good! I never get tired of looking d... Read more
Thank you note to SparkPeople
Thank you very much for believing in me. As it turns out, you were right! We all can do this! I wanted to thank you for teaching me that I can get control over my health. You taught me that I do have will power. Thank... Read more
Today is the DAY
After 5 months and a few days, I have made my goal. I am 24 1/2 pounds down and at my goal weight. I made it! Unlike all of those t.v. shows, there isn't a crowd of people cheering me at the finish line, but I did get a hug from my family! ... Read more
No more Sugar.....Coating!
It has been a while since I have checked in. Reflecting on the past month, I have got to say that although not having a job has been frustrating, it did give me the opportunity to work on myself. I dove in with all that I had. And you know wh... Read more
I did my best and that will have to be enough
This weekend was a real test of my security. I had two Seders and 1 Easter dinner this weekend. I have been on this journey for 3 months now. I have not once wavered from my plan. I was so diligent in planning for this week. I tried to anti... Read more
So frustratingly close!!!
It has been a while since I have blogged. All in all, I have done quite well. I am .8 pounds away from my first goal. I am going to get there a few weeks early. As it turns out, I am stronger than I thought I was. I do have will-power. I h... Read more
I am sexy and I know it!
Well, technically it is more that I feel sexier. I am almost 2/3 the way to my first goal. I have lost some inches. I am not sure how much, but my clothes are definitely looser. I have had several people tell me that I look thinner, includin... Read more
Making on Honest Woman of me
So I have been trying to look at old pictures and stuff to determine how much I have weighed in the past. I guess I want some way to prove that I am lighter than I have been for years. So...I decided to look at my driver's license. As it turn... Read more
My first venture into take-out Chinese food.
Okay, I ordered in Chinese for dinner. I ordered the steamed chicken and veggies instead of my beef and mixed veggies. I replaced an egg roll with a spring roll. I am allowing myself 1 crabmeat rangoon too. I am a bit nervous that I am not g... Read more
Channeling my Inner Rosie
Today I feel empowered! I took a tour of my closet today. I tried on some dresses. I envisioned myself trying them on in a few weeks when I am thinner. I even looked at a couple of dresses that I may never get back into. You know what? I a... Read more
I think I have made some good strides lately. I am finally owning up to my responsibility for my health and weight. I have been honest with people and let them know how much I weighed in at when I first started. The good news is most people a... Read more
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Keep Truckin along
Yesterday, I think I overdid it. I exercised a lot; I was so tired and sore. I thought that I was going to wake up unable to move, but I actually felt pretty good. I guess I am stronger than I give myself credit for, I got back on the treadm... Read more