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Jillian Michaels

Monday, January 07, 2013      5 comments

Short blog. I survived my first full session of Jillian Michael's workout! emoticon Never in a million years did I... Read more

2012 in the rear view mirror.

Monday, December 31, 2012      6 comments

2012 was a good year for me! I remember thinking this time next year, I hope I'm in the 100s (done)! I hope to be off diabetes medication (done)! I hope to be off all hypertension medicine (half-way done, still on one). I hope to be in at le... Read more

whoo, I had to take a breather......

Monday, October 22, 2012      6 comments

So about a month ago, I declared that I was at maintenance and was satisfied with my weight. I was wearing a size 14 jeans and large or extra large shirt, but really I wasn't satisfied. I was still considered to be class I obesity by the BMI c... Read more

I've met my goal!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      8 comments

I can't believe it! I'm finally in maintenance. I've heard this is the hardest part of weight loss, so I think I'll stick with 4-6 days a week, 1-2 hours a day working out and see how my weight stabilizes. Spark says I can eat 1890-2240 calor... Read more

When you don't feel like working out, what motivates you?

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

There are some days where I don't feel like working out or I feel like stopping in the middle of my workout. Music is my main motivation. I usually listen to Michael Jackson's music because he is my favorite artist and a lot of his songs are f... Read more

13 more pounds!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      8 comments

Just 13 more pounds, I will be in onederland! I can't even remember that last time I was 100 anything. I'm sure I was in high school! I felt like I was never going to get out of the 220s. I lost 1 pound one week, nothing the next, gained 3 p... Read more


Wednesday, March 14, 2012      3 comments

Short and sweet blog. I'm finally to a level of fitness, where I can jog in intervals on the treadmill! I look forward to the day when I can enter a marathon! Its coming! Read more

Thank you Leslie Sansone.

Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

Today, I did Leslie's 4 big miles which use to kill me......I'd feel exhausted instead of energized after that workout, but today I did it all (the jogging and strength training) and felt energized afterwards like I could have done 2 more miles.... Read more

Gastric bypass saved my health!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      3 comments

Got the official word from my physician on Monday that I don't have to take diabetes medicine anymore (I unofficially stopped in December because my sugars were dropping into the 40s) and he has cut 1 of 2 hypertension medications! My A1C is 5 ... Read more

I've come a long way baby!

Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

At the beginning of my weight loss journey, I wore a size 30/32 or even sometimes 32/34 at my heaviest (372 pounds). I now wear a size 18 in bottoms, extra large in tops and a size 16 in dresses! I know that is still large, but I am ecstatic o... Read more