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Setting smaller goals!
I am once again on the road to getting healthy and losing weight. Feels like I have made this commitment dozens of times. I have changed my ticker to 199. I will get to my goal weight of 145, but I really want to get under 200 pounds. That is al... Read more
1st Half of 2014!!!
The 1st half of 2014 has been a cold, nerve racking, tiring, and exciting one. Here in Michigan, we had one of the worst winters on record and it all began on Jan. 1st. I think my kids had a total of 10 days of school that month. Along with the ... Read more
New Year Resolution!
Short blog today. One of my New Year Resolutions is to be nominated for spark motivator for the day! In order to achieve that, I need to work hard, inspire others, encourage others, and always be there for my fellow sparkers! My other resolution... Read more
What is my problem!!!
I am having a problem with forgetting and sad to say, a lack of common sense. I picked a bushel of tomatoes yesterday, awesome right! Well left the basket sitting outside in the shade, was going to put in on the deck when I was done in the garde... Read more
I am feeling so out of it today. Hopefully things will be better tomorrow. I get on the scale tomorrow and i am not looking forward to it. I wasn't very good at tracking this week. Hopefully with kids starting school on the 3rd, my days will be ... Read more
Its summer time! And what makes this even more enjoyable is starting the summer 45 pounds lighter. I am very happy with my progress so far, but I must admit that I have been slacking off the last few months. It started in April after spring brea... Read more
Change of Plans!!!
In my previous post I planned on getting my hair done when I get to 230. Well, I have decided to wait and use that as my reward for when I get under 200. Once I get under 200 I will take a day and get my hair done and pick out a new outfit. Beca... Read more
9 Pounds Away From My First Goal!!!
Seeing everyone set mini goals during their weight loss journey, inspired me to start my own. So back in March I set my first goal. Which is getting my hair colored and getting highlights when I reach 230. Looking at my ticker, I realized I am o... Read more
Ready for this week to be over!
On top of my daughter being sick, my husband away for work, parent teacher conferences and my cat passing away, I am ready for this week to be over. I didn't get my workouts in like I normally do and I wasn't consistent with my tracking. Plus t... Read more
Planned my First Reward!
I was never going to do this, but I finally planned my first reward for when I hit 230. I really want to color my hair and get highlights, I found a style I really like on Pinterest. So now I will do it, but I have to get to 230 pounds first. I ... Read more
To my surprise!!!
I never thought the day would come, that missing my daily workout would make me feel this bad. I spent most of my day on the road and wasn't able to get a workout in. I feel so...sad. I was doing so good these last few weeks and not missing a si... Read more
This was a, "Oh Yeah", kind of weekend!
I had a couple of, OMG moments, this weekend. First was on Saturday when we took the kids sledding. Now normally I would watch from the side lines and not dare try to sled. Just thinking about walking back up the hill was exhausting. Not this ti... Read more
Ready to get my hands in the dirt!!!
21 DAYS TILL SPRING!!! I am starting a count down because I am very anxious to get out in my garden. I have tons of new ideas that I am ready to try. Plus I am sick of getting my tomatoes at the store. We ran out quick of the ones I canned. I ha... Read more
DARN YOU SWEET TREATS!!!
I have been tracking my food and fitness pretty well the last few weeks, but this week has been hard with the sweets. I haven't gone overboard, but I don't have a true count for the calories. My husband was given a pan of homemade brownies. He ... Read more
What a week!
This week was an emotional roller coaster for me. The only positive thing about this week is getting my workouts in. Everything else seemed to fall a part. Can't seem to do anything right right now. Hopefully there is improvement over the weeken... Read more