~MELANIE~'s Blogs

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      6 comments

How long do you sleep at night? Are you a deep sleeper or do you get up often? Do you nap? If left to wake up naturally, I sleep for 8-8 1/2 hours a night. Definitely ... Read more
Sunday, April 04, 2010      5 comments

Do you use rewards in your SparkPeople journey? I do. I've had three fabulous weeks here on SparkPeople. I've tracked my food, exercised, and felt great about it. Today... Read more
Weigh In - Down 1.2 pounds!
Friday, April 02, 2010      4 comments

Yay! The scale wouldn't budge all week - I was retaining water like crazy! My fingers were so swollen I couldn't even *move* my rings. But this morning I woke up, stepped o... Read more
Meet Broccoli
Monday, March 29, 2010      8 comments

I love fresh fruit and veggies. Love. But when I went through this past week's nutrition logs I found that I only met 5 servings of fruits & vegetables once. Once. I defini... Read more
Weigh In - Down 2.4 pounds!
Friday, March 26, 2010      9 comments

Woohoo! I've worked super-hard this week at watching my calories, exercising, and general healthy thinking and yay-yay-yay! I'm down 2.4 pounds! :) I'm very proud of m... Read more
Turbo Jam Victory
Sunday, March 21, 2010      8 comments

Today is the first day that I have completed Turbo Jam Cardio Party 2. Ever. I've always made it half-way through the video and given up, but not today! Tomorrow we (my fiance and I) will be doing Turbo Jam Cardio Party 1 and I hope to finish... Read more
Weigh In - Down 4.6 pounds
Friday, March 19, 2010      11 comments

I was hoping for a big weightloss this week to reinforce all of the positive changes I've made in my diet and life. And yay! I was down 4.6 pounds today! I'm now into the 260's and am happy to be here. On a whole this week has been very su... Read more
Meal Planning
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      2 comments

We've always meal-planned here. Figured out what we were going to have for dinners for the week so that we could go to the grocery store armed with a list and a clear plan. This past weekend we were out of town, so meal-planning didn't happen. ... Read more
Recommitted and Ready To GO!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      9 comments

No more. No more "last suppers" of fast food garbage. No more excuses about working out. No more eating just to eat. I'm going to lose this weight. By July 31st, 2010, I will weigh 240 pounds. I will exercise, eat well, a... Read more