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  • Addiction and withdrawl

    9/19/2016 6:21:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Yesterday while cleaning my house (deep spring style due to upcoming wedding which means family in town....), I lost my addiction :(, my favorite... Read more

  • It's not the diet and exercise

    9/18/2016 4:19:50 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I've been on this journey a long time. I've lost and maintained and lost some more, so I know a little bit about what works and doesn't. I hate ... Read more

  • Mini goal met

    9/17/2016 10:18:24 AM, by BECCAJ98

    As of this morning, I am officially less then my lowest before the gain from divorce started. That number is also lower than what I weighed in... Read more

  • Stupid move...?

    9/16/2016 6:53:33 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Before I broke my foot 2 yrs ago, I was training to actually RUN a 5k. Well, crutches put a damper on that. Fast forward 9 months, released but ... Read more

  • Wedding dress

    9/14/2016 10:24:53 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Wedding is in just over 5 weeks....I tried on my dres... Read more

  • Why can't I?

    9/11/2016 9:38:14 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Today, I met up with a few girlfriends for walking the Wildlife Park. First thing one said to me (whom I'd just seen a week ago) commented on how... Read more

  • Jeans, Part 2

    9/10/2016 10:01:33 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I don't see differences in me when I lose weight. I s... Read more

  • Recovery

    9/5/2016 1:27:24 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Hardest thing for me is sitting still. I didn't do so well with my broken foot couple years ago. It took me an extra almost 6 weeks because I co... Read more

  • Vices

    9/4/2016 11:48:46 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Some of you may know a little of my back history. I have struggled with my weight my whole life, part genetics, part medical issues. I have alwa... Read more

  • Yoga attempt

    8/27/2016 12:37:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    A friend of mine posted on Facebook about a video series she started and her decease in knee pain. I thought what the heck, it can't hurt to give... Read more

  • Perfect shirt

    8/25/2016 11:20:05 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I have found the most perfect shirt ever!! This will ... Read more

  • Beating PCOS?

    8/22/2016 9:57:15 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I was diagnosed with PCOS at a very young age. I have had more issues than most can imagine over the years. They have tried to medicate me to "he... Read more

  • Being Sick

    8/21/2016 10:12:58 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I love my husband, but I have to vent here a minute. He gets sick, it's 4 days of getting spoiled and me doing everything I can to make him fee... Read more

  • 12000

    8/11/2016 10:31:04 PM, by BECCAJ98

    My goal each day is 12000 steps. On the days I work 13+hrs I easily get that and then some because I do close to 8000 or more just in my warehous... Read more

  • Facebook Memories

    8/8/2016 4:09:42 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I love to run, pound the payment, feeling the sweat pour, pushing myself just that little bit more. But I can't now. Couple of injuries (not re... Read more

  • Old habits can kill you

    8/7/2016 11:27:44 PM, by BECCAJ98

    This blog is not about me, but about what I observed my sister inlaw doing today. A little background on her, she became a "vegetarian" abo... Read more

  • Jeans

    8/6/2016 4:24:42 PM, by BECCAJ98

    This is a blog very out side of my comfort zone....mos... Read more

  • Beast Mode....Month 1

    8/5/2016 2:31:52 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I am getting married in October. (well technically just ceremony, legal part was 4/1, but we decided to keep our original date as well...2 anniv... Read more

  • Hungry

    8/4/2016 2:45:12 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Gonna preface this by saying it maybe TMI....I dislike being a girl sometimes. I am on my cycle. For most women, it's a normal monthly thing. ... Read more

  • More accountable?

    8/3/2016 11:33:42 AM, by BECCAJ98

    So I've been thinking...it hurts a bit, but I'm controlling the smoke, but it might work out well! I need to be slightly more accountable with m... Read more

  • Relaxing weekend

    8/1/2016 11:28:12 PM, by BECCAJ98

    (this is due to requests for pictures) My husband wanted a relaxing get away last weekend.....so what do we do? Exercise all weekend!! We d... Read more

  • Bad habit

    8/1/2016 11:05:34 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I know weighing daily is a bad habit, but it's my habit. It makes me more conscience of what I'm doing. It help me remind myself to stay in check... Read more

  • Struggle and embarrassment

    2/18/2016 7:54:57 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So here I am still, watching and recording what I eat, getting an average of 10,000+ steps a day, exercising, avoiding starches, especially whi... Read more

  • Giving Up

    10/28/2015 7:59:27 PM, by SLFGOLF

    I've been struggling for quite awhile, but it has turned into a critical stage now. I've always had difficulty with depression, but usually have... Read more

  • FAI

    5/6/2015 4:22:53 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I started about 6 weeks ago with horrible chronic pain in my hip. I finally got answers today. I have FAI. I have to go to a specialist and see a... Read more

  • Week 7

    3/4/2015 4:05:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Well, no weight loss....so been pretty much at a standstill since I started th... Read more

  • Update of week 5 & 6

    2/24/2015 4:42:11 PM, by BECCAJ98

    6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. ... Read more

  • Reflection of past few years

    2/13/2015 10:29:07 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In Ja... Read more

  • Official 4 week blog

    2/10/2015 10:25:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eati... Read more

  • Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!

    2/9/2015 10:33:44 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the schem... Read more

  • Snowed in problem

    2/5/2015 8:33:47 AM, by BECCAJ98

    We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant... Read more

  • Week 3 recap

    2/4/2015 10:25:54 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to mov... Read more

  • The ignorance of people

    1/29/2015 12:47:51 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I don't know why this actually shocks me. I should know by this point in my life that people are built to disappoint. But this morning I was take... Read more

  • Almost end of week 2

    1/26/2015 4:17:22 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week 2 ends tomorrow.....I didn't get in any gym time this weekend, nor did I have time today :( Instead, Saturday, my boyfriend and I went hi... Read more

  • One week down....

    1/21/2015 2:07:01 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week one of my 12 week challenge is down....so is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each da... Read more

  • Small victories

    1/17/2015 2:13:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but ... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    1/15/2015 5:03:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exer... Read more

  • no pain, no gain?

    11/8/2014 6:08:27 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Oh how true this is!! The more physical pain I'm in, the more I gain (in weight because I eat). I am trying to watch what I do, just doesn't alwa... Read more

  • What I did after

    11/2/2014 1:47:02 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Back in August, I had a freak accident at work. Pivoting out of a truck, I lost my footing and fell. The result was a broke bone (my first), coup... Read more

  • No idea where this came from...

    4/9/2014 12:46:38 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I didn't get to the gym today. I worked (and up a sweat at work). I went to dinner and had hot wings and a deep fried burger. I decided t... Read more

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