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Vacation Plan Overview
We are on vacation for two weeks.
I started my vacation a day early, on Friday the first of October. I have a plan.
Last year I did an experiment. I ate healthy the first week, but not exercise so much. (We were in the motor... Read more
Struggling a little, but still successful
I look at how far I've come, and I think, 'Humf, that's great, but I'm hungry RIGHT NOW, and I don't WANT to go exercise.'
I think fall is the time I struggle the most.
Last year I was on Spark, and I remember having a more diffic... Read more
Real Changes Over Time
Twice this week I have experienced the results of actual mind-set changes since starting SparkPeople over a year ago.
The first one was last weekend. It was a busy weekend (a three day dog show) and even though I planned ahead, the day... Read more
Mind Catching Up with Body?
I find it interesting I still view myself as being a lot bigger than I am.
I went into a bathroom stall today that was one of those small ones. Anyone larger than a thin 10 year old knows what I mean. THOSE small ones. Designed by p... Read more
So, I was nervous about my weigh-in this morning. Okay, not EXTREMELY nervous, but a little.
Last weekend was Wedding #2, DH's niece. I had 4 pieces of cake (the cake was from my favorite bakery) many glasses of pear mojitos (yum) ... Read more
Singing with Headphones On
I do that a lot. Sing with my headphones on. Outside.
I dance too.
Really. Especially when... Read more
Here are a couple of before and after pictures.
this is the before....
about 280 lbs....
This is in December, about 220 lbs
... Read more
July Goal Report - August Goals
Wow, what a short month July was!!!!!
Is it just me, or did the month fly by, and then suddenly, it's August?
My good news was that August was going to be quieter (after this week is over) but NO, now it's starting to look busy. ... Read more
Making time to take care of ourselves.
It's been a busy month.
I have been having trouble fitting everything in. It always seems like there is never enough time. This month has been a continuous juggle of dog classes and training, wedding preparations, regular house wo... Read more
June Goal Report - July goals
Another busy month just flew by.
The Cowboy wedding we went to for our nephew (my husband's brother... Read more
June Goals - Finally Posted...
It's been such a busy month I didn't have time to even post this blog (which I wrote June 2 or 3) until today.
I was really honored to have my 1st anniversary blog featured as one of the top blogs over the weekend. I have learned a lot... Read more
1 Year Spark anniversary
It was my 1 year anniversary on SparkPeople ten days ago.
I was so busy with other stuff I didn't have a chance to blog about it on that day, like I planned. OR change my Spark Page with an update. Life gets busy sometimes.
... Read more
May Goals - How did I do?
Lose 5 lbs. ~ Well, close, only .4 away, so I'm rounding down and calling it good. :P
Deep clean and purge the guest room. This has all my books in it, and a bunch of other junk. Going to give myself May AND June for this one, since ... Read more
Went to a "Regular" clothing store. Bought Clothes.
This was huge for me.
I have been shopping at Plus sized stores for nearly 20 years. Many of them have cute clothes now, so I don't mind that much. It's not like the old days.
After helping out at our dog club's fun match tod... Read more
Goal Adjustments - Old Me VS New Me
The old, pre-spark me would have been very stressed out right now.
This month started out with a clear calendar and plenty of opportunities and time for me to reach all my planned goals. Those goals also included relaxation time for m... Read more