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Tuesday, July 04, 2017      5 comments

On this, the first day of my retirement I am recommitting to a healthier lifestyle. I've used work as an excuse--and it was a pretty good one since I often worked long hours and had an unpredictable schedule. I managed to lose 30 pounds anyway... Read more
No more spark tracker
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      4 comments

I am very disappointed that our Spark activity tracker has to go away. I have had mine for years. It has been a part of my daily attire and I do not feel completely dressed without it. I do understand but I am sad, nonetheless. I strayed las... Read more
A new year
Sunday, January 01, 2017      0 comments

It is a new year, time for reflection and a fresh start. I admit I let the holidays get the better of me. I put on 4 pounds in the last couple of months. That isn't horrible--but it was 4 pounds that was hard fought. I will NOT succumb to pl... Read more
Feeling optimistic
Sunday, September 18, 2016      2 comments

This has been a great week. Several people at work told me I look terrible. Now, you may think that is a bad thing.........but it is not because the reason they said I look terrible is because my clothes fit poorly. I've lost enough weight an... Read more
Sunday, August 21, 2016      2 comments

I think I have hit the dreaded plateau. I know that I must keep going. I have tried to change up my exercise by adding time to the treadmill, and speed. I've also tried to get in a little strength training although I haven't been consistent w... Read more
Saturday, July 30, 2016      2 comments

I am counting this week as a victory. I went out to eat and overrate. I also realized I needed to up the exercise to compensate, which I did and am happy to say by indulgence did not result in any weight gain. That is a victory, to me.... Read more
Now is the time
Saturday, July 16, 2016      3 comments

Now is the time to be extra vigilant and diligent. I think I have hit a dreaded plateau. I have been here before--and when you stop seeing positive results after a few weeks, it becomes harder to stay on track. However...because I have been h... Read more
Happy Day
Saturday, June 25, 2016      4 comments

When I started on SP in 2007, I lost 35 pounds and thought I had it all together. I stopped tracking food after I had maintained the weight loss thinking I could eyeball the portion sizes and pretty much keep the numbers in my head. Slowly, I ... Read more
Feeling Fabulous!
Saturday, May 28, 2016      2 comments

It is hard to believe but I am more than half-way to my goal weight! I've lost 30 pounds and I feel fabulous! It is easy to get discouraged when the scale or the tape measure is not cooperating--but--I am being RELENTLESS in the pursuit of my ... Read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      4 comments

I am very disappointed with my blood sugar tonight. I have been doing so well, losing weight, exercising consistently, eating I was very surprised to see my post dinner blood sugar the highest it has been since I started testing. ... Read more
BMI 29.9. Goodbye obesity, hello overweight!
Saturday, April 23, 2016      7 comments

I have to say I was very surprised to see the numbers on the scale this morning. My goal was to get out of the obese category by my birthday. I did it with 7 weeks to spare. I thought I would be more excited but I think I wasn't because I kne... Read more
Feeling great
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      2 comments

I am feeling great. Yesterday and today I was told by a co-worker, you look great! I've lost 23 pounds and others are noticing. My co-worker today asked me to be her mentor and help her get healthier. What an honor and a privilege. I am goi... Read more
Under 200
Saturday, April 09, 2016      8 comments

A milestone reached today at weigh in...under 200 pounds. What a fabulous feeling to see results on the scale, and finally I can see it in the mirror as well. Over 20 pounds lost since I recommitted to a healthier lifestyle back in November. ... Read more
Excited to see my A1c
Saturday, April 02, 2016      0 comments

Yesterday's blood work results for my A1c came back at 6.3. I am ecstatic that the changes I've made in my diet and exercise habits are having the desired results. A little positive reinforcement is a great motivator. Now to lose the next 10 ... Read more
20 pounds lost!💫🎉💫
Saturday, March 26, 2016      3 comments

I was very excited to see the results on the scale this morning as well as my blood sugar. My next goal is to be officially out of the obese category and merely overweight! My blood sugar was 100 so my day started off on a real positive note. ... Read more

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