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Lessons Learned

Saturday, January 09, 2016      3 comments

I have kind of been reflecting on my past year of dieting with the start of the new year. I have been at this for a while I think 4 years on Spark now. I had lost 50lb (started at 300) from Jan to July of last year. My daughter was getting marri... Read more

New measurements

Sunday, September 27, 2015      7 comments

I have been measuring myself each month to track non-scale progress. I have been forgetting the last few months (4 months) so I decided to do it today. Not bad 3 inches total. Most of the other measurements stayed the same but my waist was 1.5 i... Read more

Weddings done, new goals, lessons learned

Monday, July 20, 2015      2 comments

The last 6 months have been very busy with planning for my daughters wedding. I started with a goal to lose at least 60 lbs for the wedding. I didn't quite finish as strong as I would like but got about 40 off. I feel like I could have done bett... Read more

lessons learned

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      3 comments

Wow that was fast!I have been away for a few days, celebrating the end of the school year and I just gained 10 pounds in 4 days! I know it's not real weight gain but more interesting how my body reacts to being off my program. I over ate a bit e... Read more

bye 260's and focusing on the journey

Saturday, May 30, 2015      5 comments

Today was a big morning on the scale. I finally hit my 40lbs down mark. emoticon I'm looking forward to seeing a 2... Read more

Putting the "big" pants away

Saturday, May 16, 2015      3 comments

Today was a bit of a milestone and encouraging. I have been noticing that my pants have been getting loose again. I have lost 35 lbs since New Years. I did change to a smaller size pants once already but for some reason this change out was a lit... Read more

Easter weekend

Monday, April 06, 2015      4 comments

Well making my way back from a long Easter weekend. I didn't do too bad, just bigger portions of food some jelly beans, chocolate and oh yeah pie emoticonRead more

welcome 260's-but a little nervous

Saturday, March 21, 2015      4 comments

It might sound funny to be happy weighing in at 268 this morning but it has been a still about 10 years since my weight had a 26 in it. I still have a lot to go (120lbs)but it feels awesome to hit this milestone. It sounds weird but I'm a litt... Read more

okay, okay you were right :-)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

I am by nature a very stubborn person, so when I started back to Spark again for the millionth time I said I will try and go against my typical ways. I am a night owl and had been exercising after work but kept having things come up and get in t... Read more

Frustrated

Sunday, October 12, 2014      6 comments

I weighed in again this morning and get so frustrated with myself. I keep relapsing again and again. I joined Spark in 3/11. I have been losing and gaining the same 20-25 pounds. I'll do well for a few months than boom back up again a few months... Read more

A loss makes you think...

Monday, June 16, 2014      10 comments

I feel like all I do is restart and restart my diet efforts. Life always seems to get in the way and I have a hard time making myself a priority or give myself the time to eat well. I just had one of big life's blow as I just lost my mom. It was... Read more

Time to restart again!

Saturday, May 17, 2014      3 comments

I don't know what it is ??? I'll start off strong in my focus to stay on target with my eating and then, life, holidays, stress happens and it's all down hill for a few months until I can regroup and get back to focusing. If I had a few pounds t... Read more

Low carb confused.

Sunday, March 09, 2014      5 comments

Spent a good part of the day today looking into low carb diets. There are a bunch out there. The Atkins one has carbs ranging from 20-75 carbs a day. I looked at my tracker and saw I was always at the high end of my 174-304 range. That's a big d... Read more

well the experiment is over

Sunday, February 09, 2014      6 comments

I started an experiment last week and said I wasn't going to weigh myself for the whole month since I had been weighing myself every day. I had been getting frustrated with all the fluctuations on the scale every day and just wanted to give up. ... Read more

A new experiment

Friday, January 31, 2014      7 comments

I've been feeling down this week because I have been gaining weight even with doing all the "right" things, eating in range, water, exercise. With my perfectionist mentality I've been thinking, why bother with all of this dieting stuff if I'm on... Read more


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