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  • 10 minute mile!

    9/30/2016 10:06:50 AM, by CH64412010

    When I started this journey in February. It took me 24 minutes to do a mile... I keep saying 62 lbs later (i think 62 lbs is a big deal and it sounds good to say haha), but 62 lbs later I did it in 10 minutes last night! That was my mile goal and I have accomplished it! Its kind of like now what?! h... Read more

  • Day 23 - Another busy day

    9/27/2016 9:47:21 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    Today was a great day but a busy one! I couldnt get my butt up this morning to go do my workout but I did go after work with my daughter! She rode her bike while I power walked for 60 minutes. I had my healthy snacks, a shake for lunch and breakfast and a wonderful fish taco for supper! Hoping tomor... Read more

  • Day 22 - I HATE Mondays

    9/26/2016 10:36:20 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    Wow what a crazy exhausting day!! I am so glad it is over and normally I would have eaten a bunch of junk because I am so stressed but did good today! NSV. So my husband and I are both teachers and we have school aged kids. We go to almost all the sporting events as we also are both coaches. We love... Read more

  • Do not just be a spectator.

    9/26/2016 12:03:45 AM, by LA_BENTANCOURT

    Life is living. Life is action. To live we must do a few things, such as eat, sleep, work, pay taxes, but all joking aside....performing in life is an awesome task. Doing your best, being an example, including your weight loss and you evolved. Sure there are stumbling blocks, but that's where ... Read more

  • Day 21 - Sundays rock!

    9/25/2016 8:43:32 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today has been a pretty good day! Got up and went for a nice walk before everyone in the house woke up! Came home made everyone pancakes and bacon but I still stuck to drinking my morning Ideal Shake!! I am supposed to have 1500 calories but have had a hard time reaching that goal as I seem to ge... Read more

  • Day 20 - Just another day of being healthy :)

    9/24/2016 8:56:48 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today has been a great day! A very chill day since it has been pouring rain all day long. I have done very good eating all day. Had my normal morning coffee and creamer, a salted caramel shake, lunch was homemade taco soup and supper was an amazing pumpkin salted caramel spice shake! I also went ... Read more

  • Always something

    9/23/2016 11:49:54 AM, by CH64412010

    I have lost 62 lbs since February. There are days I look in the mirror and feel soooo good about myself, but I still have days where I do not. I look in the mirror and think that i have more wrinkly skin, the cellulite shows up worse than before. I was losing 10 lbs a month in the beginning, but now... Read more

  • Day 18 - 19 Dang Scale

    9/23/2016 7:54:51 AM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So I have been just pushing along with this new healthy lifestyle. I am feeling great but wish I could stay away from the dang scale. I know that I should only weigh myself once a week but I am obsessed with it, I alway am when on a diet. I know that I am not going to be losing weight every single d... Read more

  • Day 17 Results!!

    9/22/2016 7:50:48 AM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    Ok so yesterday was my first weigh in of week one of starting the Ideal Shape plan. I have lost 7 lbs :) 7 freaking lbs!!!!!!! Last Wednesday Sept 14th when I started the plan I weighed in at 196.6! I have been on a diet roller coaster since after I had my daughter 8 years ago. I have lost weight bu... Read more

  • Day 16 - Anxious

    9/20/2016 9:12:18 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today will be a week that i have been doing the Ideal Shape plan! I am very anxious to weigh myself tomorrow to see how my first week went. I feel absolutely wonderful, less bloated and just great! Today was a good day, I had a shake for breakfast and lunch, cheese, grapes, rice cake and yogurt f... Read more

  • Day 15 - Here's to another day

    9/19/2016 10:20:21 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today is Monday my least favorite day ever. It surprisingly went really good! Work was great and I ate really good! Had a Ideal Shape shake for breakfast and lunch, snacks throughout the day were apples,rice cake with laughing cow cheese, grapes with greek yogurt and almonds. Supper was teriyaki ... Read more

  • Day 14 - Great day

    9/18/2016 6:38:27 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today was a good day! I got up around 6am, had my morning coffee and then went for a nice 45 minute power walk. For breakfast I had a salted caramel Ideal shape shake with peanut butter, lunch a chicken taco on a whole wheat tortilla, and supper a strawberry Ideal shake with frozen strawberries,... Read more

  • Day 13 - Weekend worries :(

    9/17/2016 8:30:42 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today was an insane day at work, meetings right after, then ran to the store, bank, post office and home to do homework (working on my masters) then supper which was a healthy whole wheat chicken taco. I had been up since 4am so was exhausted and in bed by 8pm. Thankfully when I got up at 4am I w... Read more

  • Day 12 - Good day but tired

    9/16/2016 8:36:22 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    SO today has been a pretty good day other then I was wide awake at 4am this morning! I couldnt sleep just a lot on my mind so I just got up and went for a 40 minute walk. I ate really good today! Ideal shakes for breakfast and lunch, fruit and rice cake for snacks, and a chicken breast whole wheat t... Read more

  • Day 11 - Feeling great

    9/15/2016 10:42:41 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today was a great day again! I woke up and weighed myself and down 2 pounds. I know its just water weight but it makes me feel good! I did great today! Had an Ideal shake for breakfast and lunch, fruit for snacks and for supper I had grilled chicken breast, buffalo cauliflower, and quinoa and bro... Read more

  • 3 accomplishments

    9/15/2016 12:04:12 AM, by CH64412010

    I want to focus on what this lifestyle change has done for me besides weight loss. I didn't realize what an impact weight had on the rest of my life. I have lost 61 lbs since Feb which feels amazing but it has done so much more for me: 1. I have so much more energy to play with my kids and I'm becom... Read more

  • Day 10 - Ideal Shape

    9/14/2016 10:46:56 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today I started the IdealShape program. I absolutely love the shakes and the diet plan seems very easy to follow. I did really good today eating I had an ideal Shake for lunch and breakfast had fruit and rice cake for snack and had an elk hamburger, 2 mini red potatoes, and steamed veggies for su... Read more

  • Day 9 - Exhausted

    9/13/2016 8:09:20 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So just got back from a nice long weekend in Seattle! I am exhausted though and only got 4 hours of sleep last night. Had to work today which was exhausting as I am a teacher and it was go, go ,go all day! I did eat well though as I had coffee for breakfast, a Ideal shape protein shake for lunch and... Read more

  • Day 8 Homeward Bound from Seattle

    9/12/2016 7:05:48 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    Well it's been a wonderful relaxing long weekend in Seattle! It was so nice to be able to spend some alone time with my husband! I'm ready to get home with the kids though and back into a healthy routine. Trying to eat healthy when on vacation is so hard. I didn't eat as well as I should have ... Read more

  • Day 7 -Miami Dolphins game

    9/11/2016 11:34:08 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today was amazing as my husband took me to a Dolphins game. I tried my best to eat healthy hut it was hard to do at the game. I did get over 20,000 steps in today and burned off a ton of calories. We are having a great time but I will be glad when I am home and can get back on track.... Read more

  • Day 6 - on vacation

    9/10/2016 10:05:34 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So my husband and I are in Seattle on a mini vacation. We went downtown Seattle and atenseagood which was amazing. I was going to try and eat gluten free and not very much but broke down and decided today was my cheat day! We are going to a NFL Miami Dolphins game tomorrow as they are playing th... Read more

  • Day 4 and 5 - Happy, Forgetful, worried, anxious, excited

    9/9/2016 5:33:45 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So I totally forgot to blog yesterday. We had family here and were celebrating my husband adopting my son 30 This was a wonderful day for us as this has been a long time coming. I however had more calories then I should have as we went out to lunch after the adoption and then had tacos for supper. ... Read more

  • Extra cardio

    9/8/2016 2:28:21 AM, by CH64412010

    This might sound strange because it will sound like i don't clean my house, but I do. However, I have had some ups and downs with getting cardio in since I don't have as much time for the gym. So, I have added an hr a day to cleaning the house and that's it. Usually I did it all in one day and it on... Read more

  • A New Journey into Plexus

    9/8/2016 1:15:12 AM, by CAMPBELL0609

    ~***~ Long Blog Post ~***~ Today is day one in my new journey. I discover Plexus Slim and I am so excited to start this program. So excited infact that I jumped in and became an ambassador. Plexus Slim is suppose to help regulate blood sugar, reduce cravings and appetite, help with weight loss,... Read more

  • Day 3 Not too bad

    9/7/2016 11:10:42 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    So today I didnt do too bad but probably could have done better. I had a very crazy busy day today. Got up at 5am to go walk then had to get beds made and stuff ready for family to come. Work was busy as always. Teaching 4th grades can be exhausting but rewarding. Had meetings today also then back h... Read more

  • Day 2 Happy With my choices Today

    9/6/2016 10:45:15 PM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    SO I did really good today! I am a teacher and my day is always crazy busy so whatever I bring for lunch is what I have because I do not like eating the schools lunch. Last night I prepared my lunch and my snacks for the day which really seemed to help a lot. I had chicken salad, rice crackers, pean... Read more

  • DAY 1 Roller Coaster

    9/5/2016 9:15:33 AM, by MAGICDREAMER79

    I have been on a diet roller coaster for so long and I am sick of it! I just want to lose weight, feel good about myself, set a good example for my children but I cant seem to stick to anything and struggle so much! I love to exercise and have no problem working in exercise its the eating that I str... Read more

  • Fitting it in when I can

    9/1/2016 2:38:19 PM, by CH64412010

    Does anyone else not have a set gym schedule? Since school has started back, I have to fit it in when I can. I get 10,000 steps a day no matter what. If I do not achieve the steps on my own throughout the day (which is almost every day). I will get on the treadmill or trampoline at home. IF i have t... Read more