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Wednesday, May 21, 2014      3 comments

One more week of BLC done! And another loss in the books!! It's finally starting to come together for me...consistency is the key. Plain and simple. I had some hurdles this last week...Too much alcohol!!! It was a fun weekend though! Also... Read more
BLC Pawse
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      3 comments

This past week did not provide the weight loss that I was hoping for but I will take being down 1.5 pounds!! I feel that I am doing quite well with sticking to my low carb diet, my biggest problem is that I cannot stay away from peanut butter! ... Read more
ABC's for BLC
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      1 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition give you an extra push? Absolutely! I like to win!! B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie? (long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)? I was on the Violet V... Read more
My Great Passion in being Fat?!?
Monday, October 07, 2013      9 comments

I've watched the Weight Loss shows and have seen when the contestants have the emotional breakdowns and the audience is shown the "Why" of their obesity. The majority of the time it can be traced back to some traumatic childhood incident that a... Read more
Finally realized what NSV stands for!!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      9 comments

It only took me 4 months but after seeing NSV several times on SparkPeople I finally realized it means Non Scale Victory. (Please correct me if I'm wrong!) So I took some time to consider this, after feeling down about only losing 30 pounds over... Read more
Need exercise advise please!!
Saturday, June 08, 2013      6 comments

I have all this exercise equipment and tools and I'm not exactly sure what to do. I mean, technically I know what to do. I just sometimes feel overwhelmed about what exactly to do and I end up not working out until almost noon! I realized that I... Read more
Chinese Food? Um, No Thanks...
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      10 comments

I generally don't blame any one thing (besides myself) for my weight....but if I had to choose one particular food that is my Achilles Heel it would undoubtedly be Chinese food. I love it! I don't care that the meat is of questionable sources, ... Read more
Thoughts/advice for Advocare 24 day challenge??
Sunday, May 05, 2013      1 comments

I m looking for input advice about the 24 day challenge. I want to do a detox for carbs and sugar so I am trying this out!! I would really love to hear from some "real" people who have done this. Everyone I know was already a skinny mini before ... Read more
Oh Girl, Look at those Knees!!
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      7 comments

After logging nearly 1,200 fitness minutes on SparkPeople it has happened! Yep, it's official! I am finally starting to see some actual, tangible results! This is super exciting to see my hard work pay off! And it is driving my motivation to kee... Read more
I think I can, I think I can....
Friday, April 05, 2013      4 comments

I'm officially 6 weeks into this new lifestyle! I have learned some stuff about myself that I have ignored for a very long time!! First of all.......drum roll please.....I like to work out!!! Can you believe it?? Once I got over the grossness of... Read more
I don't want to quit.......I won't quit!
Friday, March 15, 2013      11 comments

I am almost through my first month of my weight loss journey, my path to a new me, losing weight, getting fit, a lifestyle change.....whatever other cliche you can think of. The truth is, at almost 35 years old and almost 300 pounds, something ... Read more