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Shoot for the Stars
The advice you always hear is to set realistic goals that you know you can achieve so you won't be disappointed by being unable to reach a tough goal. But recently, I read something totally different (can't remember where) that totally resonate... Read more
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail, right? I am going to set a very specific, healthy, and reasonable plan and vow to stick to it NO MATTER WHAT.
This weekend I am going skiing in New Hampshire. I expect to be getting in a lot of exerc... Read more
I wish I had time to write a long blog entry full of my deep thoughts. But I have been so crazy busy!! The great news is that I am totally sticking to my plan, in terms of eating and gym-going. Now gotta work on fitting in more sleep!!!!!! I k... Read more
I'm Gonna Do This!!!
I stuck with it today. And I am more fired up than ever to really give it my 110 percent and look GREAT in Jamaica. There's no looking back now, baby!! :)
PS - Thank you so much for the encouragement, you guys!! I loooove seeing "New Comm... Read more
The Real Deal Has Begun!
OK. I just decided upon 1,400 calories per day as my game plan, of course along with EXERCISE, water, sleep, and all the rest. I just planned tomorrow's food - wow 1,400 calories is NOT a lot of food! :( But I WILL BE TRUE TO MY WORD. I WILL e... Read more
So on Saturday when we got home from the gym we both had text messages from my friend Allie telling us that we needed to contact her ASAP. She starts off with, "I love how you like being spontaneous..." Anyway, we ended up at Foxwoods Saturday ... Read more
Get Serious, Susan
I'm not fooling myself. Eating the way I have been since Monday night is not good for me. Cut it out. NOW.... Read more
I've Been Off Track :(
So to quickly catch up on happenings since my last entry...
Monday morning I weighed 152.0. I'd gained about 2 pounds for no reason, considering I stuck to my plan all weekend. School was canceled on Monday because of a snowstorm. I kept ey... Read more
Five Weeks, One Day to Go til Jamaica
I weigh 150.2 today. Well I weighed 150.8 at 7 a.m. and 150.2 at 11 a.m. so I'll go with the lower of the two. :) Jess said, "This will be your big week," and I said, "Oh, you mean because I'll find out if I'm hypothyroid and if I have a blood... Read more
Holy Successful Sparkers!!
Just peeked at the sparkpages of some of the people who've been featured in Woman's World and People magazine. It is amazing how successful they've been! In the real world (outside of SP) people are getting fatter and when they do lose weight ... Read more
First Day Off the Pill
Today was the first day I didn't take the pill in several years. (7 or 8, I think!) I just did some reading on the web about side effects of going off the pill and wasn't happy with what I read - cramps, bloating, dizziness, panic attacks, and ... Read more
Five Weeks, Four Days and New Issues
I'm staying on track in a very balanced, moderate way. I've made healthy choices at restaurants twice so far, and I've gone to the gym and made improvements already there - as measured by the way my heart rate rises and lowers, and also I can n... Read more
Six Weeks, Two Days
I weigh 151.0 today. I have lost over 7 pounds in three days since getting back on track.
I also haven't been able to manage a single complete workout, which is usually about 75 minutes. Today I made it through my 45 minutes on the elliptica... Read more
Six Weeks, Three Days Until Jamaica
...and the best body of my life.
Down to 152.6 today and sure to see more losses in the next few days. It is a relief to be officially out of the overweight BMI range once more and will be an even bigger relief to be out of the 150s soon. ... Read more
Jamaica Countdown Begins! (6 Weeks, 4 Days)
I just updated my page...and now it is in writing: I will weigh 130-135 by February 18, 2008, when I go to Jamaica! I have exactly 6 weeks, 4 days to get there. I weigh 154.4 today and if I were to lose weight steadily I would need to lose bet... Read more