AMYTERESE0303's Blogs

5 Inches Lost!
Sunday, February 01, 2009      1 comments

I admit I didn't make it through the whole month of Coach Nicole's Boot Camp, but that's because I got together with the Personal Trainer at work and she made a training schedule for me. I've been doing that for most of this month (with a week o... Read more
Time to Re-Ignite the Spark
Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

For those of you who don't know, I recently went back to work full-time after being a SAHM for 3 years. The last 6 months before I went back to work is when I began my SP journey. In those 6 months I modified my lifestyle and lost almost 35 poun... Read more
Six Months
Sunday, August 03, 2008      2 comments

I've been active on SP for 6 months now, and am happy to say that I've lost 36 pounds so far. I have been trying to lose weight since I was in 5th grade, and this is the first time that I feel like I've made a lifestyle change that will con... Read more
Halfway there!
Saturday, July 19, 2008      1 comments

I just hit my halfway point and I'm so excited! It's even more exciting to KNOW that the weight will stay off because I've changed my lifestyle. I don't have a lot of time this morning (we're moving our last load from our old place today,)... Read more
The Funniest Thing...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      1 comments

My husband has been such a great support to me through this whole journey, and I could never have gotten this far without him. He recently clued me in to HIS motivation, which cracked me up. From this point on, he will be sharing my rewards for ... Read more
Mother's Day
Monday, May 12, 2008      1 comments

I went a little crazy celebrating Mother's Day. I knew it was going to be a high calorie day for me, but I've gotten to the place where I don't feel like an occasional high day is a big deal. The down side is that Mondays are my weigh-in day, so... Read more
25 pounds?
Sunday, May 04, 2008      1 comments

I admit I'm a little frustrated. I hit 158 pounds which is my 25 pound goal, but I've been bouncing back and forth between 158-160 the past 2 weeks. So I've decided that I will ONLY input my weight on my weigh-in day (which is Monday.) Looking b... Read more
I feel a little dumb. I should have KNOWN how important strength training is for weight loss!
Saturday, April 26, 2008      2 comments

I can't tell you how many times I have read (here in SP) that strength training will help with weight loss. I understood the concept - building lean muscle helps burn more calories per day than just cardio. But I didn't LIKE strength training. I... Read more
A family that Sparks together, stays healthy together!
Saturday, March 29, 2008      1 comments

I'm so excited that my husband, sister, brother, and 2 of my sisters-in-law have also joined SP and are working on becoming healthy. I love them all so much and really want to keep them around for a long time. SP can make it happen! I am 1... Read more
Calorie Cycling
Saturday, March 08, 2008      1 comments

I've been doing the calorie cycling for 6 days, and already I don't like it. To be fair, I went a little crazy on my birthday and ate about 300 more calories than SP suggests for me. The next day I weighed 4 more pounds! Then I read an article o... Read more
It's My Birthday!
Monday, March 03, 2008      3 comments

What a great way to begin celebrating my birthday! Monday is my weigh-in day, so I stepped on the scale this morning with high hopes. I was so excited when I saw the numbers! I made my first goal a full month early. (I even had to adjust my goal... Read more
Friday, February 22, 2008      4 comments

I thought I was as motivated as I could get, realizing that I could reach my goal weight by my 35th birthday. I've been soo excited since I did that calculation, because I've been telling my husband that I'm trying to be healthier at 35 than I w... Read more