What a "before" picture!
I decided to be brave enough to post a before picture. Of course, this was BEFORE I actually took the picture. So, I take the picture, and then, I look at the picture....my first impulse was to then delete the picture!
Thoughts circled th... Read more
One more small accomplishment
I realized that when I read the motivational stories of others, I'm actually motivated!! Wow! Rocket science!! :-)
So one more small accomplishment is to read someone's success story each day. I'm sure I'll be writing my own soon!... Read more
I really am getting used to how to use the nutrition tracker. I noticed that even on days when I have a low calorie count, I have a high fat content. I'm going to make a personal goal for week 5. This week I will stay under my fat allotment. ... Read more
Today starts week 4
I'm starting the week of f on a good note. I lost 2 more pounds. I think it could have been more, but I didn't drink my water quota yesterday. Too busy outside and away from an easily accessible bathroom!! LOL
I didn't Zumba yesterday e... Read more
Looking forward to Friday
Friday starts week 4. Not 4A. Why not? Because I've never made it to week 4 before. This is a first. I'm proud of myself. I'm proud because I have done Zumba like I promised myself I would and I stayed on schedule.
I'm proud that I ... Read more
I cheated and weighed in today. I lost another 3 pounds!! Zumba is working!! I love it and look forward to doing every morning. I'm finding that I have to really like and look forward to the type of exercise I'm doing. It has to be conveni... Read more
Still on track!
I'm so happy to still be sparking. I'm better than I was yesterday, last week, last year. I'll be better still as the days go by. One day at a time until I reach my goal. Thanks Sparkpeople! ... Read more
I can't believe I tracked my Saturday
I know I'm making progress when I log in to spark on Saturday! This day is one of my busiest. I don't have a lot of time, but blogging, logging, spinning the wheel has become a daily priority! Reading motivational stories helps me stay on tra... Read more
Four pounds down!!
OK, it's the end of week 2A! I have lost 4 pounds! Albeit four pounds I lost last year, but it's still four pounds.
It's painful to have to re-lose weight. But it's also a motivator. I can't put this weight back on. I have to reach m... Read more
OK, let's have ribs!!
So sometimes I'm all over the board when it comes to meals. Some days I'm way under my calories, some days I'm way over. OK, that said, this next day brings a new opportunity to make good choices and to stay on track.
I read success stori... Read more
This is the second week of my 15 week goal. People are starting to notice already that I'm losing. Although I haven't seen movement on the scale, I am seeing a loss in inches. My clothes are getting looser and I feel more fit, less tired. No... Read more
Hooray for little accomplishments!
I was able to go to the back bench of a minivan yesterday!! That is an accomplishment for me. When riding in the back of a minivan I usually dread going to the back bench. I usually have a tough time getting out and getting in. But, NOT YEST... Read more
The new personality..
OK, so I think I'm doing good. I ate breakfast, calories good, ate a very light lunch (soup and baked lays) cause I'm eating out later. I go to Applebees and have the Chicken Bruscetta salad. Good right? NO!! There is batter fried mozzarell... Read more
5/23/11 - We're still here...ok, good, more time to change
The Power of 5 minutes is amazing. Just waiting five more minutes before eating an unhealthy snack can complete undo the craving. AMAZING!! Zumba - DONE 4 today! ... Read more
Wow, it's been a year!
Incredible. Time goes by so fast. I just discovered Zumba. I like it, do it every day. Now I feel inspired to track my food, read the blogs of other successful sparkers and finally write my own blog. I just read a blog and really liked her... Read more