Is summer really over???
Sunday, August 28, 2011      3 comments

This has been a difficult summer for my family. Two hospitalizations, my daughter returning home from her summer apartment, and my boyfriend out of work due to a severe leg infection has made me lose focus of what I should be doing. The one po... Read more
Loving Life!!!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      4 comments

Exercise makes me really excited about life!!! Today I met with one of the Trainers at the gym for an orientation. ( I have belonged to the gym for forever, have paid for it every month and have only gone sporadically). He kicked my butt. To... Read more
High on Life
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      1 comments

I am so excited about my exercise this Monday and Tuesday. First off Monday... I went for a walk around a park called "Lincoln Woods". It is 2 1/2 miles long, very hilly and you are surrounded by nature. I did this same walk last week in one ... Read more
This time is the real time!!!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

Okay I started in August in the 160's and began doing well... It is now May, 2011 and I should be at my goal weight!!! Instead I gained enough weight to put me into my high 180's... I never posted when I was in my 190's because I was too emba... Read more
Day 2 -- Getting Back on Track
Friday, October 29, 2010      3 comments

I am motivated and want to begin to add exercise to my program... I left my workout clothes at home and don't know if I am motivated enough to go home and leave again to go to the gym. I think that even though I have my boots on I may take a ... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

I have been having a difficult time getting back on track. I have gained 10 lbs and am now almost 30 pounds over my goal weight. I promised myself that I would get back on my program on Monday 10/25/10 but that didn't happen. I tried on Tuesd... Read more
Sunday, August 29, 2010      4 comments

I work third shift and have been working a lot of hours lately because of staffing issues. When I get home from work I just want to crawl into bed and go right to sleep... It is really difficult to get motivated to spend even 10 minutes doing s... Read more
Getting to know me!!!
Monday, August 23, 2010      2 comments

I am copying this from TubLady but I really liked it and I knew she wouldn't mind... Age, 53 Books, "Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People", any cookbook, any book on writing, or Zen Buddism. Chore, I hate doing dishes, and ... Read more
Its been a tough three or four days!!!
Saturday, August 21, 2010      1 comments

On Tuesday I was told I had to wear an immobilizer boot on my ankle for the next 4 weeks. When I was on vacation I "over-exercised" and managed to get "achilles tendonitis" in my left leg. I have been depressed about this and although I have ... Read more
I am having another good day!!!
Sunday, August 15, 2010      1 comments

I worked last night and I even remembered to bring my snacks with me!!! I spent this morning reading "The Spark"... and then ran errands. I had a terrific well balanced breakfast, a wholesome lunch and I am planning on making vegetarian chili... Read more
I feel great today!!!
Saturday, August 14, 2010      2 comments

I am having a terrific day today... I finally bought a pedometer, now I have to figure out how it works!!! I am working this weekend but planned my menu for tonight so I feel good about tonight. I am going to write in my journal and hop into b... Read more
Working third shift is hard on my meal plan!!
Friday, August 13, 2010      1 comments

It is very difficult for me just starting out and working third shift. I have been making a smoothie with a banana and protein powder at around 11pm. At around 2 to 3 am I have a snack of light cheese, some grapes and some whole grain cracker... Read more
I finally actually weighed myself!!!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      2 comments

Now I really have to face facts and get motivated. I have been guessing at my weight since I joined SparkPeople about 10 or so days ago... I picked 165 out of thin air!!! Last night I actually got past my fears and weighed myself and found th... Read more
Back from Vacation -- I am afraid of the scale!!!
Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

I am back from vacation and now it time to get down to business. I have no idea how much I really weight. I am so fearful of stepping on the scale... I didn't think about my weight, dieting, watching calories, or anything the entire time that ... Read more
I am Procrastinating
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      1 comments

I am going on Vacation to Maine tomorrow and I am being the big procrastinator that I can be and not starting on SparkPeople until I return on 08/10/10... I know that this is probably the worse thing that I can do but I don't see how I can be m... Read more