OK, so today I did my strength training excercises for the first time in a WHIIILLLEE, and I forgot how good it makes me feel!
When I miss it for a while I think to myself how tedious it is and how at least cardio makes me feel like I accom... Read more
So at work today, this dude called me "Red". I was so confused until I remembered that my hair is red now! :D YAY!
I've always thought that "Red" was an adorable nickname and now I can be called that! hahahaha. I should put some new pictu... Read more
SO! Today I weighed in at 243.5! WOOOHOOOOOOO!!! :D I'm back on a roll! :D I am soo close now to 50lbs lost and HALFWAY to my goal. Which is good. Because it's almost halfway through the year.
ALSO. The biggest news -- the DH is goi... Read more
SOOOOOOOO. I finally got the guts to ask the HR lady SOMETHING about it at least so I can stop worrying. I heard a rumor from someone (that I don't know how they could even know anything about it so I dunno why I let it bother me BUT) she said... Read more
So, I had to go to the health department today to get my next refills on BC, and I tell you what, that nurse made me feel SO GOOD about my weight loss. :) Sometimes in the week to week anxiety over "1lb loss 3lb loss please let me lose SOMETHING... Read more
Oh me oh my. So one of my lovely fellow sparkers informed me that SparkPeople recommends re-calculating your calorie goals every 10 lbs lost. Obviously I haven't done it since I started, and considering I upped my cardio by 15 minutes at a cer... Read more
If you visit the link above it SHOULD take you to the full size image of the emoticons guide I created. Basically, if you don't want to open that window everytime you want to ins... Read more
Ok. So last night, I made grilled cheese sandwiches using... DUN DUN DUN DUHH!!!
I Can't Believe it's Not Butter Spray.
So no calories and a practically negligent amount of sodium for a nice buttery crust on my grilled... Read more
I'm feeling SO PROUD of myself today, because not only did I do my strength training for the first time since coming back from vacation, but I've already eaten 2 fruit servings and 1 veggie serving today. I know that the FDA recommended amount ... Read more
Well, I haven't heard anything yet regarding my interview on Thursday -- I'm all anxious, but I have to remind myself it hasn't even been a week yet. If the end of the week gets here and I haven't heard anything, I'm gonna bug Kathy (in HR) to ... Read more
Ok, so today I had an interview at work for this position I REALLLY want to get.
It sounds kinda hard, but worth it. Challenging and a way of moving up within the company and learning more about our business. I want it sooo bad.
I th... Read more
OK, so not only am I *THIS CLOSE* to having lost 40 lbs, I just got the next biggest Spark Trophy!!! :D
The next one is the one that finally actually looks like a trophy. That's 5000 SparkPoints, baby! hahahaha.
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So I've been underreporting my weight to the treadmill at the gym...
Ever since I started I've put 250 (even though at the beginning that was at least 40lbs less than my actual weight...) WELL!
I'm *THIS* close to making my lie into ... Read more
So I've been having the feeling I'm not doing enough strength training, and guess what? I was right. I had been doing only like 4 excercises. SparkPeople recommends:
Start with 2-3 exercises each for lower body and upper body and 1-2 cor... Read more
One of my action steps this week is to write about my "trouble goal" in my online journal.
I feel like I'm doing good at excercise (I've even committed to my strength training), I get all my water in, stay within my ranges... but I have yet... Read more