The countdown is really on. We only have 15 days until our wedding, which seems like it came very suddenly. Now everything is very real and there are all these final details to settle. I'm trying not to get overwhelmed and to keep up my healthy ... Read more
One last big push
We are now into crunch time before the wedding. We're only about 5 weeks away from the big day, so there's a lot that needs to be done. I am slowly, but surely working on getting as much stuff in my apartment packed or donated as possible. We ar... Read more
Whatever nasty cold got a hold of me over the past week, it is finally subsiding. Thank God! I do not like being sick. The only vestiges of it are a sore throat from all the coughing, and a slightly stuffy nose, and general tiredness. But, I fee... Read more
Trying hard, even though my body seems to be trying to derail me.
I'm now one week into my April challenge. I did great at first, but then this weekend I started getting sick. And it kept getting worse and worse. I did get my workout in on Saturday, plus 5 miles of walking. Then yesterday I went hiking for abo... Read more
Happy birthday to me... ringing in my 28th year in the best way possible
Since I started this challenge on Monday, I've been thinking this is really a great way to start off the 28th year of my life, which officially starts today. I have a lot of good things to look forward to, and they will all be better if I am hea... Read more
Another good day on the books!
Yesterday was the second day of my April challenge, and I've still got that momentum going. I drank over 5 liters of water throughout the day, but by the end of work, I was a little lacking in steps. Unfortunately the weather was not cooperating... Read more
Rocked the after work work-out yesterday!
Yesterday, I had the benefit of a nice long night of sleep. I woke refreshed and had a good, productive day at work. I even stayed late to get a few extra things done. When I got home, I put on my workout pants right away. I posted in my April C... Read more
I decided a little bit ago to sign up for an April Challenge which starts today. That makes today as good a day as any to mention it on Sparkpeople. Basically, I'm going to be following Beachbody's 21 Day Fix. For those of you who don't know: th... Read more
Over halfway to the end of March
As some of you know, I am very anxious for the end of March to get here ASAP. This month is starting to get to me. I am tired. I am lonely. And I don't feel that great right now. Brett continues to work nights. I get to talk to him maybe 10 minu... Read more
Getting through a tough month
So not only is this a long month because Brett is working almost nonstop, I don't even get to talk to him much because we are working the exact opposite schedule. Already in the first week, it has been very frustrating. Add to that a car acciden... Read more
March is Coming
So I'm aiming to start now and make this coming March the time when I really buckle down and get my weight under control. For some reason, this year it has just not been happening. I think probably because I am not consistent enough with anythin... Read more
And all of a sudden, it is February
Slow progress has been made over the month of January. However, accelerating things would be good.
January 4, I weighed in at 192 pounds.
Now I weigh 189.4 pounds.
I also did some measuring and I'm down 2 inches in my waist and d... Read more
A week into the New Year and I've yet to blog...
Sorry everybody. I feel like I have nothing to say, at least not anything that I haven't already said a million times. I'm feeling all discombobulated since the start of the year. My body needs to readjust to work mode now that the holidays are ... Read more
Moving in the right direction...
So I stepped on the scale this morning, again. (I probably weigh too often, but it helps me to stay accountable) This morning, the scale showed 185.2, so I broke the 186 barrier at least a tiny bit. That really motivates me to keep making good c... Read more
Reflections on why I might be stuck...
As I posted before, I've been stuck weighing about 186 for probably a month (or possibly longer) I am not willing to just accept that, so I've been reflecting on possible reasons.
1) Looking at last time I lost weight, I am working out les... Read more
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