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Tuesday, October 12, 2010      2 comments

I have reset all my Spark goals. I need to start at square one and figure out where I keep going wrong. I have had many, many changes in the last year and I am now weigh more than I have in years. My blood pressure is high and that scares me.... Read more
Struggling but still hanging on
Friday, March 19, 2010      1 comments

I am really struggling right now but I feel like I at least still have my goal in front of me and I'm still working toward it. I am very thankful that we are able to help my daughter in her time of need, but the stress of 4 adults and a 2 year ... Read more
5 pounds
Thursday, September 24, 2009      7 comments

I am officially done with the same stupid 5 pounds I have been gaining and losing all summer. DONE WITH IT! I am moving on and will not miss them at all.... Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      6 comments

I got the news Monday that I am being transferred to another branch. I work at a bank. They are eliminating my position where I am. I guess I should just be happy I still have a job, but it would be nice if they had let me in on the decision ... Read more
Goals for Fall Challenge
Friday, August 28, 2009      6 comments

I thought about this for quite awhile and ended up with a fairly long list. Then I started reading some of the success stories this morning and decided to change my goal to just one. GET SERIOUS! I can recite the list of all the thing... Read more
Week 8 Reflection
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      4 comments

Week 8!!!!! What happened to 4-7? Wow this challenge has gone by so fast. My goals for this summer changed dramatically from losing 2 pounds a week to trying to keep from gaining 2 pounds a week. I have had an unbelievable amount of stress ... Read more
Vacation, hiking, and family
Friday, July 03, 2009      2 comments

Well, vacation from work is over, although my son is still home on leave until the 9th. It's so great to have him home! He is the hugger of the family and I sure miss them when he is gone. At least he is currently stationed somewhere safe and... Read more
Time to relax and recharge
Saturday, May 23, 2009      3 comments

I'm so looking forward to this weekend. I am spending this time to relax and focus on my family. I have been really stressed at work and at home and I really need to just relax a bit. My boss asked me 3 times this week if I was alright and co... Read more
Friday, May 08, 2009      2 comments

Well, I was disappointed with my weigh in this week. I want to finish out the Biggest Loser Challenge strong so I took a look a whats going on. I looked at the Biggest Losers on our Lemon team and found that their fitness minutes are consistan... Read more
Lemon Team Lessons
Thursday, May 07, 2009      2 comments

I guess the main thing I have learned from this challenge is that I really need the challenge to keep going right now. Being on this team has helped me to refocus myself almost daily to just keep going. It's not just that I don't want to let a... Read more
A win this week
Thursday, April 02, 2009      1 comments

I managed to lose a 1/2 pound this week. I really consider this a big win for me. I was out of town for 3 days with family and I was unable to really track or exercise. There were many temptations and I fell for some. But on Monday I got rig... Read more
Feeling fat today!
Sunday, March 22, 2009      2 comments

Wow, 2 birthday parties and too much alone time has not started my week out very well. My husband is away fishing. In the past that would have been my cue to eat all my favorite foods and indulge myself. I'm fighting those impulses and winnin... Read more
Good for me!
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      5 comments

I met a mini goal today! I have lost 20 pounds. I feel so focused right now and it's largely because of Sparkpeople. I am in the middle of my journey right now and typically I start to stall out and make excuses and hit a "plateau". Sparkpe... Read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      0 comments

Made it through and emotional day yesterday without eating it away. I even worked out! It's difficult when your child is divorced and there are grandchildren involved. This is not something I have experience with so the roller coaster of emot... Read more
My first blog
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

Well, this is my first blog entry ever. My goal this month is to become more committed to my new lifestyle as a permanent change. I'm doing okay with my eating and fitness but I know I can get more out of Sparkpeople than just a calorie counte... Read more

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