May 18, 2015 - Now
The scale said 340. I felt discouraged, but deep down there was a spark that ignited a blast of motivation.
I started tracking my foods eaten on May 18... Read more
New Year - I'm Still Here And So Is My Extra Weight
It always seems I do great in intervals of a few months, then slack off for a few months. A never ending routine with me and my habits. They say the average time it takes to form a habit is 21 days. 21 days?! So that means A) I exercise and eat ... Read more
My Weight Loss Graph
I restarted my journey on October 30th, 2013.
Today, I drew this graph on paper so I can hang it by my motivational poster. This graph will remind me how far I have come and how well I have done.
I have lost a total of 55 pounds!
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Breaking 300 Pounds!
The feeling I had when I looked at the scale on Wednesday and seen that I am out of the 300s was amazing! 298!
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Goals for 2014
Tomorrow starts a brand new year! 2014!
I sat down and made a list of what goals I want to achieve in 2014. These goals are very accurate and I am confident that I will continue with my current goals and follow through with the new goals! ... Read more
5% Challenge Exercise Commitment
I am currently exercising every day. I workout with dvds, treadmill, elliptical, and also walks outside. I workout for 30 - 60 minutes a day.
For 2014 5% Challenge:
I will continue to workout daily.
I will continue to exercise for a... Read more
My White Tiger Team has a challenge to create a motivational poster and hang it where I can see it daily. I love to be creative! I love to do collages and art work, so I created it! It is not hung up on my bedroom wall yet, but will be as soon a... Read more
Struggles of Losing Weight
How did I lose 64 pounds and then gain all but 5 pounds back?
How can I lose a few inches off my body, everywhere, and still feel like I am not getting anywhere?
Since November 1, 2013, I restarted my weight loss journey. I am down 1... Read more
My Favorite Exercise/Least Favorite Exercise(A&I Team)
Since I started Sparkpeople in April of 2012, my favorite exercise is Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds. I love how positive she is and upbeat! Love it!
My least favorite exercise is strength. I cannot say I hate it, but it just seems to ... Read more
The Reason I Joined Sparkpeople
I joined Sparkpeople January 2012. I just started Paramedic class and had become friends with my classmates right away. One classmate and I started talking about my weight and thyroid issues.He asked me if I have heard of Sparkpeople. I said no.... Read more
July Review - August Goals
July: I started over again on the last week of July. Started tracking food food and exercising and eating right. I walked 3 miles a night, the last week of July.
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6 Miles!? Yeah, I walked them all!
I would have never seen me walking a 5k, but I have. Never would have seen me walking a 6k, but I have. When have I walked these you ask? The answer: Not when I was at my skinniest! Yep, I walked them when I weighed 300+ pounds!
10k in my ... Read more
Fresh New Page. Chapter: Beginning Again
With all of my injuries I have had: sprained ankle in Dec. 2012 & a sprained/tore calf muscle July 2013; and gaining back 42 pounds, I am starting over! I am still 20 pounds lighter than when I started April 2012! But I cleared my weight ticker ... Read more
Reflection: Month of March
It is amazing how fast things can change!
In this year, I have had some humps to get over and some personal hurdles to jump over! With exercising, eating right(or wrong), and the emotional/mental aspect of this journey so far, I have had t... Read more
Reflecting: The Year So Far
These first two months of the year have been difficult for me. Between working and not having time, or feeling like I haven't had the time to do anything, I have fell a number of times away from my focus.
I do not feel like I am making pro... Read more