Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
12/18/14 7:56 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
We can do this, Katlyn! emoticon

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
KATLYNHALL's Photo KATLYNHALL Posts: 17
12/10/14 9:13 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
What will I do differently? Fight my demons...head on, everyday. I will seek support from my God, my family, and my fellow Sparkers. I cannot do it alone. I think I know how to fight them. Form good habits, track food, track goals, track activity, educate myself, and reach out to others. Consistency is the key. Every post I read reiterates the same battle cry! I am honored to be among such warriors.

Edited by: KATLYNHALL at: 12/14/2014 (19:12)
The purpose of life is to discover who we are before we remember.


 current weight: 242.0 
 
260
230
200
170
140
STORMIE62's Photo STORMIE62 SparkPoints: (55,293)
Fitness Minutes: (45,507)
Posts: 1,652
12/4/14 1:51 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
LOL Yes Kalantha you too can use your scissors on those magazines too! The dreams were really weird about diet magazines, almost as bad as zombies emoticon

Live to Ride, Ride to make another healthy lifestyle change another day!

"I am not hung up on myself... I was practicing Yoga and got stuck."

" I am not always slow moving, but when I am, it is because I am practicing Tai Chi."

" To be like me, good or bad, is to be me, which by all laws of nature is an impossibility. Be yourself! "


 current weight: 208.8 
 
210
192.5
175
157.5
140
KALANTHA's Photo KALANTHA Posts: 6,997
12/4/14 12:25 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I've got a few pairs of scissors here. Can I come, too?

As for me, what I'm doing differently this time is to FINISH what I start!



 current weight: 213.0 
 
234
209.25
184.5
159.75
135
STORMIE62's Photo STORMIE62 SparkPoints: (55,293)
Fitness Minutes: (45,507)
Posts: 1,652
12/4/14 10:00 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am a bit out of sorts today after last nights trip to the store... after dreaming that these magazines were chasing me , I find myself having these urges to tear and rip up any magazines totting about all the magical weight loss plans and miracle pills. I feel childish but dang it I just know it would feel good to be able to walk back into that store with scissors. emoticon

Live to Ride, Ride to make another healthy lifestyle change another day!

"I am not hung up on myself... I was practicing Yoga and got stuck."

" I am not always slow moving, but when I am, it is because I am practicing Tai Chi."

" To be like me, good or bad, is to be me, which by all laws of nature is an impossibility. Be yourself! "


 current weight: 208.8 
 
210
192.5
175
157.5
140
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
12/4/14 7:24 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
STORMIE62, I am offline most weekends, and will also be away from computer next week, but I'll still be cheering for all my Spark friends! Keep Sparkling! emoticon

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
IAMJOYFUL2 SparkPoints: (5,734)
Fitness Minutes: (0)
Posts: 2,325
12/3/14 9:08 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Instead of eating I will write the urge away.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Drop judgment and pick up love.
If you can move a grain of sand a day, eventually you will move a mountain.
Crappy choices bring crappy feelings.
Can'ts are joy limiters.


 current weight: 139.0 
 
139
138
137
136
135
KALANTHA's Photo KALANTHA Posts: 6,997
12/1/14 11:44 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
May you have the courage of a lion, Stormie!



 current weight: 213.0 
 
234
209.25
184.5
159.75
135
STORMIE62's Photo STORMIE62 SparkPoints: (55,293)
Fitness Minutes: (45,507)
Posts: 1,652
12/1/14 10:27 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thank you for the words WhyNotJ1 its great knowing one is not alone here.

Live to Ride, Ride to make another healthy lifestyle change another day!

"I am not hung up on myself... I was practicing Yoga and got stuck."

" I am not always slow moving, but when I am, it is because I am practicing Tai Chi."

" To be like me, good or bad, is to be me, which by all laws of nature is an impossibility. Be yourself! "


 current weight: 208.8 
 
210
192.5
175
157.5
140
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
12/1/14 10:10 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
We will be here to cheer you on, STORMIE62! emoticon emoticon

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
STORMIE62's Photo STORMIE62 SparkPoints: (55,293)
Fitness Minutes: (45,507)
Posts: 1,652
12/1/14 9:55 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today is my "Official" start date of my 100 days x 3 + 64 challenge to lose 68.8 lbs.
Don't wish me luck please, wish me the courage to change the things I can and the strength to continue and motivation to carry me forward.


Live to Ride, Ride to make another healthy lifestyle change another day!

"I am not hung up on myself... I was practicing Yoga and got stuck."

" I am not always slow moving, but when I am, it is because I am practicing Tai Chi."

" To be like me, good or bad, is to be me, which by all laws of nature is an impossibility. Be yourself! "


 current weight: 208.8 
 
210
192.5
175
157.5
140
KALANTHA's Photo KALANTHA Posts: 6,997
12/1/14 9:07 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Good job with the exercise, Whynotj1!



 current weight: 213.0 
 
234
209.25
184.5
159.75
135
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
12/1/14 7:49 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Managed to exercise every day over the long weekend, but had too many treats and too much sodium. I'm sure some of the water retention will resolve itself quickly. Need to get back to healthy eating.

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
KALANTHA's Photo KALANTHA Posts: 6,997
11/30/14 2:37 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm paying more attention to the mental/emotional aspect of my eating and changed gyms.



 current weight: 213.0 
 
234
209.25
184.5
159.75
135
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
11/5/14 8:21 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm determined to stick with it this time, too, KALANTHA. This journey is never-ending, so we better make it fun!

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
KALANTHA's Photo KALANTHA Posts: 6,997
11/4/14 7:42 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm a SP Weight Loss Pro -- this is my third trip down the scale here. I get really close to goal, look and feel great, and, then somehow, go completely off the rails. Things I can do differently this time:

1. See it through to the end -- maintain motivation.
2. Get more/better sleep.
3. Study the lifestyles of people who are thin -- what and how they eat, their activity levels, etc.
4. Learn more about nutrition and meal planning. This is a big one for me because I don't really cook. It's not that I can't or that I even dislike cooking. It's just that there are many other things I'd rather be doing.

I'd really appreciate it if any of my SparkPals who see me going off track would give me a good shake and remind me of my first two times doing this and that I REALLY don't want to be doing it again.

Thanks!



 current weight: 213.0 
 
234
209.25
184.5
159.75
135
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
11/4/14 11:39 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Those all sound like great plans! I have been trying to ask myself this question much more frequently and really think about what I can do differently to meet my goals.

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
MAKEITLAST's Photo MAKEITLAST Posts: 35
10/26/14 4:12 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
keep going until I reach my final goal. Set more mini goals and celebrate the coming soon a new and improved ME.

 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
7
14
21
28
JUSTTAT123's Photo JUSTTAT123 Posts: 2,594
10/26/14 3:43 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
log food - de-stress-get more sleep- I have never logged my food consistently and everything I read, this is one of the keys for success. I know I am an emotional eater, doing things like yoga and dealing with my issues instead of pushing them down with food. During the week I do not get enough sleep-these problems plus my age, are keeping me where I am.
Steph

Most people are as happy as they choose to be. Abraham Lincoln
Worry is like a rocking chair, you go back and forth but don't get anywhere.


 current weight: 217.0 
 
230
205.75
181.5
157.25
133
ARABIGAL's Photo ARABIGAL Posts: 260
10/26/14 11:21 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am going to walk, journal and eat only until I am full. Instead of living to eat, I'm going to eat to live.

 current weight: 193.4 
 
203
186
169
152
135
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
10/22/14 3:51 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
That sounds awesome--wish I could try it!

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
KERISMA's Photo KERISMA Posts: 987
10/22/14 3:47 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thank you! I tried trampoline fitness today and I had a great time. :)

"Someone who really wants something will find a way; someone who doesn't will find an excuse."


 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
9.5
19
28.5
38
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
10/22/14 7:09 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Yay for changing things up, KERISMA. I hope that works out well for you!

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
KERISMA's Photo KERISMA Posts: 987
10/21/14 5:10 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm going to join a martial arts class, to go alongside my at-home cardio. I've grown tired of the gym scene and I want a goal that is different than what I've tried previously (weight loss number only). I'm hoping if I focus on how much I enjoy the class and community that I won't notice the beginner woes as much. :)

"Someone who really wants something will find a way; someone who doesn't will find an excuse."


 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
9.5
19
28.5
38
SLAPTHEFATCAT's Photo SLAPTHEFATCAT Posts: 1,020
9/26/14 12:24 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am going to try and go out of my way to exercise, to push myself to do something every day. I need a clear goal in my mind though, since a Halloween 5k is probably impractical.

P.S. I could try for a decent time, rather than jogging the entirety of it.

Working on becoming Goku, from the series Dragon Ball Z (cosplay).


202 Days until:  Otakon 2015
 
250
187
125
62
0
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
9/24/14 9:37 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm trying to be patient and keep on track through an injury. I was working hard and had gotten within 5 lbs. of a big milestone goal, so it is very discouraging to not be able to get my usual exercise. I will not make the goal I'd set for the end of this month, so I need to "re-set" my hopes and expectations. I WILL get there next month! emoticon

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
BEACH_DREAMER's Photo BEACH_DREAMER Posts: 218
9/24/14 9:30 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
The difference for me this is that I am accepting that I have no choice but to lose the weight/fat if I want to live not merely exist. This is a "first" for me. I believe it will make the difference between success and failure. I guess you could say, it is my "wake-up call." emoticon

Don't begin today with the broken pieces of yesterday.


 current weight: 282.0 
 
295
265
235
205
175
MARGOO_GNU's Photo MARGOO_GNU Posts: 1,098
9/16/14 10:54 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm co-leading a Newbies class team starting next week and it occurred to me that it would be a bit more inspiring if my own tracker was moving? LOL

“She took a step and didn't want to take any more, but she did.” ~Markus Zusak


 Pounds lost: 3.8 
 
0
13
26
39
52
BLUSKYS's Photo BLUSKYS Posts: 140
7/13/14 1:51 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm working on eating more vegetables each day. I'm also going to try to eat healthier when I go out to eat.

SEATTLE58's Photo SEATTLE58 Posts: 5,064
7/10/14 1:53 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I plan on getting out walking once again since my OA knee has a Cortisone shot in it now and what a difference that has made with walking!! Also, I'm feeling so much more upbeat overall with having that knee pain controlled. I'll get back on my recumbent bike too. I know that with hitting the exercise again and watching my nutritional ranges more faithfully, the weight will fall off, like it did in the beginning! Change is an awesome thing! We can do it!! emoticon



"Little by little whittling my middle!"

Karen




 current weight: 176.5 
 
216
200.75
185.5
170.25
155
VONTE08's Photo VONTE08 Posts: 42
6/23/14 9:14 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm making small changes and goals this time. I have stopped drinking sodas and already have seen some results. Now I have started running a few mornings a week to jump start my metabolism. I have also started listening to podcasts about weight loss. I have learned that I was taking my weight loss all wrong and have to re-evaluate things such as my caloric intake. I was eating way less calories than I should making my body retain fat. Now with eating powerful foods and exercising, I know that my weight-loss will happen and stick.

Rena

P.S. Listen to Fat2Fit Radio...it is amazing!!!

RENAissance is me

Start weight: 255
Current weight: 190
Goal weight loss: 145
Difference: 45

TOTAL WEIGHT LOSS: 65


 current weight: 209.0 
 
255
226.25
197.5
168.75
140
KAYSON25's Photo KAYSON25 SparkPoints: (61,026)
Fitness Minutes: (41,928)
Posts: 166
6/22/14 7:32 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Stop trying to be perfect and do the best I can each day. No more all or nothing thinking.

The choice is mine. I am in charge of me. Live healthy.


 current weight: 145.5 
 
147
141.75
136.5
131.25
126
CARRIE1948's Photo CARRIE1948 Posts: 9,193
6/10/14 8:23 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm not sure. I think what I should focus on is consistency. I do fine for a while, then life throws a curve ball and I crumble.

At the moment, exercise is hard for me, yet I plan to find a way to power through. In fact, today, I plan to switch it up a bit and try to split it into several pieces so I get it all in.

www.writeforyouinc.com

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action. Since there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.


 current weight: 181.2 
 
218
193.5
169
144.5
120
STORMIE62's Photo STORMIE62 SparkPoints: (55,293)
Fitness Minutes: (45,507)
Posts: 1,652
6/9/14 8:27 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am on the Super Charged Hormone Diet by Dr. N Turner... if followed faithfully I lose... have lost 6lbs this last week, not normal, usually 1 - 2 lbs a week, but have actually felt good, managing the back and leg pain well, and am able to really exercise, do yoga, tai chi, and water aerobics

Live to Ride, Ride to make another healthy lifestyle change another day!

"I am not hung up on myself... I was practicing Yoga and got stuck."

" I am not always slow moving, but when I am, it is because I am practicing Tai Chi."

" To be like me, good or bad, is to be me, which by all laws of nature is an impossibility. Be yourself! "


 current weight: 208.8 
 
210
192.5
175
157.5
140
TERSIEFROG's Photo TERSIEFROG SparkPoints: (17,825)
Fitness Minutes: (12,995)
Posts: 8,418
6/8/14 6:01 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm going to do my best to make it fun this time around!! I have learned that if I don't have fun doing something I won't stick with it. I'm going to do activities that I find fun instead of just "exercise." I'm going to find recipes I enjoy making and eating instead of being a militant about what I eat. And I'm going to enjoy the process instead of being impatient about how slowly things are happening!! :)

Time is the beauty of the road being long. - Blues Traveler



 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
36.55
73.1
109.65
146.2
-WRKNG2ABTTRME-'s Photo -WRKNG2ABTTRME- Posts: 95,033
5/21/14 7:59 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Less talk and more action!

~Nancy~

CST

Sparkly Snowflakes December BSG


 Pounds lost: 45.0 
 
0
18.75
37.5
56.25
75
HALFTWO's Photo HALFTWO SparkPoints: (5,647)
Fitness Minutes: (955)
Posts: 39
5/19/14 8:04 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I won't quit.

Carrie

"See the glass as half full; then fill it the rest of the way."


 December Minutes: 0
 
0
90
180
270
360
PRESSINGON3:14's Photo PRESSINGON3:14 SparkPoints: (98,574)
Fitness Minutes: (88,478)
Posts: 4,475
5/18/14 8:51 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am journaling everything I eat and exercise I do each day. Trying to use the food tracker and count all my calories is frustrating for me. However, I have learned enough about proportions and healthy eating that writing down in a journal what and when I eat keeps me on track. I have also been making monthly calendars to track daily servings of veggies, fruit, and water, along with exercise for the day. I set targets for each month and summarizes my successes at the end of the month.

Ever pressing on to be consistently persistent/persistently consistent
*´¨)
¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*¨)
(¸.* *Barb.•*

What feels like a sacrifice now will feel like an investment later on. -Andy Stanley "The Principle of the Path"

Healthy eating and exercise are my refuge, my sacrifice in an investment.

Unless our heart gets a passion for the new lifestyle we have created, it won't change who we are, just what we do. - Judy Brower in Simple Devotion


 December Minutes: 594
 
0
350
700
1050
1400
-WRKNG2ABTTRME-'s Photo -WRKNG2ABTTRME- Posts: 95,033
5/17/14 9:55 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon

One step at a time...you CAN do it!

~Nancy~

CST

Sparkly Snowflakes December BSG


 Pounds lost: 45.0 
 
0
18.75
37.5
56.25
75
KAYELLEBEE SparkPoints: (14,395)
Fitness Minutes: (32,367)
Posts: 367
5/17/14 9:53 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I'm going to pause before eating to evaluate whether or not I'm truly hungry.

Also, no PB. It's a binge trigger for me, and I'm much better off without it. Today's the first day PB free.

Just take five minutes to regroup, and don't ever forget to make time for what makes you happy.


-WRKNG2ABTTRME-'s Photo -WRKNG2ABTTRME- Posts: 95,033
5/15/14 8:47 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon

~Nancy~

CST

Sparkly Snowflakes December BSG


 Pounds lost: 45.0 
 
0
18.75
37.5
56.25
75
EDEACONTX's Photo EDEACONTX Posts: 963
5/13/14 10:11 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm holding my self accountable. I write in my food journal daily. I log onto spark people every day and Im actually using the community boards. It's so nice to have the support of other Sparkpeople. I'm trying to be consistent with my exercise and getting the support of my family as helped so much. One step, one day at time. I'm doing a lifestyle change, not a diet.

 Pounds lost: 10.6 
 
0
17.5
35
52.5
70
-WRKNG2ABTTRME-'s Photo -WRKNG2ABTTRME- Posts: 95,033
4/30/14 7:52 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
One step, one day at a time...

~Nancy~

CST

Sparkly Snowflakes December BSG


 Pounds lost: 45.0 
 
0
18.75
37.5
56.25
75
M2FROSE SparkPoints: (31,414)
Fitness Minutes: (36,475)
Posts: 295
4/21/14 12:57 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm stepping off the scale for awhile. I joined Sparkpeople a couple of years ago and lost almost 40 pounds, but now most of it is back. Unlike my previous experiences when weight loss failed, this time I kept weighing in every week and watched the pounds come back on and the number on the scale increase, decrease a bit, and then increase. I think I'm a bit numb to it; I'm not beating myself up over it, but setting a goal by the numbers on the scale doesn't mean much to me.

I miss that feeling of having my clothes feel loose on my body; I hate that some clothing items that used to feel loose and ready for donation are now tight again. So I'm stepping off the scale and making certain to include weight training and pilates with cardio and tracking my food. When I've lost 2 inches off my current waist measurement, I'll step back on the scale and see where I'm at, but I'm really going for how my body feels. Maybe I'll get my motivation back.

 Pounds lost: 8.8 
 
0
28.75
57.5
86.25
115
LORIVIOLA's Photo LORIVIOLA SparkPoints: (62,220)
Fitness Minutes: (33,459)
Posts: 1,336
4/12/14 11:49 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
track my food everyday for 7 days in a row.

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.


 current weight: 128.6 
 
139
135.5
132
128.5
125
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
4/10/14 10:41 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Trying to be patient with my body's minor weight fluctuations.

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
LORIVIOLA's Photo LORIVIOLA SparkPoints: (62,220)
Fitness Minutes: (33,459)
Posts: 1,336
4/10/14 10:16 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
i stopped myself in the middle of beating myself up about what i ate last night.
realized i didn't totally blow it. i exercised a lot and ate 5 freggies.




Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.


 current weight: 128.6 
 
139
135.5
132
128.5
125
BACCAGIRL's Photo BACCAGIRL SparkPoints: (41,625)
Fitness Minutes: (8,600)
Posts: 954
4/8/14 8:55 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today I have picked myself up, dusted off and am starting over again. Realized that I am not eating Freggies(fruit/veg) that I am buying and have in the fridge! I guess that I began expecting someone else to steer my course, not gonna happen! So this time, I begin with fruit at any snacks and with breakfast and salad at lunch and dinner, no matter what I'm eating for my meals!

Yours Because His,
Rebecca/Becci

Team Co-Leader: Can't Do This On My Own

"If you keep looking over your shoulder at your past-it WILL become your future".
~Dr. Phil


 Pounds lost: 16.2 
 
0
33.25
66.5
99.75
133
DUNEWARRIOR's Photo DUNEWARRIOR Posts: 24
3/19/14 7:47 P

Send Private Message
Reply
This time I will not let a slip turn into an excuse to quit. Pretty much the same as what THREEPLUSCAT just posted. Also I am looking at smaller goals at a time so the whole picture isn't so daunting at times.

 Pounds lost: 7.0 
 
0
49.5
99
148.5
198
THREEPLUSCAT's Photo THREEPLUSCAT Posts: 825
3/19/14 6:25 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
This time I am not going to let falling off the wagon be a excuse to stay off the wagon. If I overeat or fail to reach my fitness goals, I will pick myself up again, make up what I can and forgive the rest. I want to develop a balanced attitude to eating and exercise.

Just do the next right Thing.
Get on the bus.


 current weight: 213.6 
 
230
208.75
187.5
166.25
145
JUNE1435's Photo JUNE1435 SparkPoints: (4,594)
Fitness Minutes: (3,315)
Posts: 248
3/14/14 4:00 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Focus on nutrition and calorie counting, not just calories in/out
Not try to do too much to soon with exercise and get stressed/overwhelmed
Less emphasis on the scale and more on healthy habits
Surround myself with positive reinforcement, especially when I feel like overeating


I can and I will - watch me!


 current weight: 178.0 
 
190
182.25
174.5
166.75
159
WHYNOTJ1's Photo WHYNOTJ1 SparkPoints: (52,204)
Fitness Minutes: (49,147)
Posts: 2,730
3/6/14 1:30 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm trying to be patient and actually complete a goal all the way, instead of adding the remainder of weight to be lost to my next goal (and rarely getting there).

I'm about 1 lb. from where I'd hoped to be at the end of February, but it seems important to just wait until I get there, even if it takes a few more days before I get started with March goal--which I have purposely not specified yet.

Jo-Ann
Eat, Move, Speak, Act like you love yourself!

co-leader, Team Silvery Sneakers
SLAPTHEFATCAT's Photo SLAPTHEFATCAT Posts: 1,020
2/27/14 12:47 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I've been doing a lot better food-wise. This time I will actually eat better rather than thinking I am and not doing so well.

Working on becoming Goku, from the series Dragon Ball Z (cosplay).


202 Days until:  Otakon 2015
 
250
187
125
62
0
JETT44 SparkPoints: (6,116)
Fitness Minutes: (9,836)
Posts: 68
2/17/14 2:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I will track everything I eat and drink, drink more water and exercise or move more. : )

LORIVIOLA's Photo LORIVIOLA SparkPoints: (62,220)
Fitness Minutes: (33,459)
Posts: 1,336
2/14/14 10:17 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Keep trying.

Everyday.

Especially in the evenings when it is the hardest for me.

And when I mess up (which will happen because i am human) i will try to carry on and not let it derail me.

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.


 current weight: 128.6 
 
139
135.5
132
128.5
125
BACCAGIRL's Photo BACCAGIRL SparkPoints: (41,625)
Fitness Minutes: (8,600)
Posts: 954
2/7/14 7:57 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
What am I doing differently? As of this morning, lots! A road trip this morning will be started by packing water for the ride and fruit for a snack. A great breakfast will actually begin my day and I will chose wisely my lunch and dinner. I pan on a loss come Tuesday and at Wed. usual weigh-in, so I am taking care of my body this time! That is what I am going to do differently! I will take care of my body...

Yours Because His,
Rebecca/Becci

Team Co-Leader: Can't Do This On My Own

"If you keep looking over your shoulder at your past-it WILL become your future".
~Dr. Phil


 Pounds lost: 16.2 
 
0
33.25
66.5
99.75
133
FITADMIN83's Photo FITADMIN83 SparkPoints: (25,565)
Fitness Minutes: (4,712)
Posts: 436
1/6/14 8:06 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am going to really measure out my food this time and keep better track of my calories. I am also seriously considering the Spark Activity tracker to give me more motivation:)

Weight is a number that you have total control over:)

My Book Review Blog:
http://avidreader83.blogspot.com/

My New Spark Team:
teams.sparkpeople.com/sparkingabalan
ce


 current weight: 180.2 
 
186
177
168
159
150
GRAMMYTOBIN's Photo GRAMMYTOBIN Posts: 363
1/2/14 6:08 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
VON_1962 Great! That book sound like it be good. No, I find myself on SP a whole lot more than FB. I make myself have breakfast at 6am I do my work around the house, at 9:30 break for a snack then work until noon, break 3pm for snack then start on supper. I do this like I would if I was working outside the home. My husband says, I'm the CEO of Tobin's Estates. emoticon

When you have a problem, drop to your knee. God will guided you though.


 current weight: 227.0 
 
245
231.25
217.5
203.75
190
VON_1962's Photo VON_1962 Posts: 582
1/2/14 5:35 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am reading a book on rescuing the emotional eater in you.
I will spend more time on SP and less time on facebook!
Keep things on a positive note and not be so hard on myself!

Eastern Time
"Motivation comes from action!"


 current weight: 235.0 
 
235
221.25
207.5
193.75
180
SHEELAC49's Photo SHEELAC49 SparkPoints: (6,811)
Fitness Minutes: (5,047)
Posts: 188
12/30/13 6:36 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
On Jan 1 I will be doing the 100 day of weight loss plan getting my book so I can be on board on time


1Corinthians 6:19-20
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
20-For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your Spirit, which are God's.


 current weight: 299.0 
 
299
288
277
266
255
GRAMMYTOBIN's Photo GRAMMYTOBIN Posts: 363
12/27/13 8:13 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Yes, I have got to put my body in motion. a whole lot more than I have in the passed. emoticon

When you have a problem, drop to your knee. God will guided you though.


 current weight: 227.0 
 
245
231.25
217.5
203.75
190
BECBEC202's Photo BECBEC202 SparkPoints: (16,449)
Fitness Minutes: (4,557)
Posts: 282
12/27/13 7:36 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Getting more active, and seeing more sunshine is my current goal.
The Food tracker has always been my friend, if only I visit it and track more than breakfast.


The best way to get something done is to begin.

ENERGY and persistence conquer all things.


 current weight: 182.8 
 
190
182.5
175
167.5
160
GRAMMYTOBIN's Photo GRAMMYTOBIN Posts: 363
12/23/13 11:28 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hello, I had an apple with almond butter and milk for breakfast. That is better than my pass breakfasts. I'm going to do better.

When you have a problem, drop to your knee. God will guided you though.


 current weight: 227.0 
 
245
231.25
217.5
203.75
190
GABIRUSZCZAK's Photo GABIRUSZCZAK SparkPoints: (145,483)
Fitness Minutes: (139,901)
Posts: 1,802
12/23/13 1:12 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
be more accurate with my food logging...

Leader: Lupus and Fibromyalgia Butterflies
Co-Leader: SP Class of November 16-22, 2008
FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/gabriela.ruszczak
BLOG: serendipitysditchdigger.blogs
pot.com/


 current weight: 159.5 
 
230
206.25
182.5
158.75
135
GRAMMYTOBIN's Photo GRAMMYTOBIN Posts: 363
12/22/13 6:49 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
well, Dec 14th has passed, I wanted to be at 200lbs. That didn't happen emoticon I got close. Now I'm going for 190 for March 14,2014 that will be 13lbs. I believe this is do able.
emoticon

When you have a problem, drop to your knee. God will guided you though.


 current weight: 227.0 
 
245
231.25
217.5
203.75
190
LUCKY1964's Photo LUCKY1964 Posts: 69
12/13/13 10:39 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am looking at it in 5lbs a time instead of focusing on the fact that I want to loose almost 80 pounds.

 Pounds lost: 11.0 
 
0
15.5
31
46.5
62
SEEKNG_RIDERS10 Posts: 102
11/24/13 8:19 A

Reply
short term mini goals...they are making the biggest difference keeping me motivated. and also tracking everything.


Page: 1 of (2)   1 2 Next Page › Last Page »

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Relighting the Spark General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Today's Focus Is.... 11/30/2014 3:06:14 PM
New App 4/23/2014 4:08:29 PM
Struggles... 12/1/2014 2:14:51 PM
Lifestyle Versus Diet 10/3/2014 3:16:01 PM
Fuel or Filler 12/4/2014 4:26:59 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x27382x51423256

Review our Community Guidelines




x Lose 10 Pounds by February 6! Get a FREE Personalized Plan