I'm Back!
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      0 comments

Well, I'm back on Sparkpeople. I decided to take a break for awhile because I was going manic with all of the calorie tracking. Sadly I have put on a couple of pounds due to the lack of calorie tracking, despite working out 6 days a week. ... Read more
Not the Fat Girl Anymore
Sunday, May 18, 2008      1 comments

Well, I took a mental break to get my head straight and it helped immensely. I kept on the path and have lost 8 pounds since my last journal entry. Go me! One thing I've been concerned about as my weight has been shrinking is what my iden... Read more
Taking a Mental Break
Friday, April 11, 2008      1 comments

I've decided to take a mental break from the weight loss process and only use the Nutrition and Fitness tracker for awhile. In the past, I've discovered removing my head from the equation often results in weight loss. I have a horrible tendenc... Read more
Frustration: No Weight Loss?
Friday, April 04, 2008      3 comments

This week I decided to push myself and hit 3 major goals: *Eat more than 1200 calories, but fewer than 1600 *Exercise at least 5 times this week *Get at least 7 hours of sleep every night I hit all of my goals, and didn't lose any ... Read more
First Pair of Running Shoes
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      1 comments

I've been pretty inspired watching The Biggest Loser Australia (much better than the US version in my opinion) and decided to start running. Nothing major of course. Just walk for 90 seconds, jog for 30, walk for 90, etc until I hit 20 minutes... Read more
Illness Sucks
Wednesday, March 19, 2008      1 comments

Bah! I'm at home sick and snacking. *sighs* I keep trying to stop, but I never feel full. Ok, that's it! I'm done snacking. It's 1:32, I just had some granola, and I'm done. I will not eat my next snack (sweet potato with almonds) u... Read more
Goal Reached: 60 pounds lost
Tuesday, March 18, 2008      1 comments

Muwahahaaa! After two weeks of binges, set backs, pep talks and struggling to remain positive...I have finally reached my goal of losing 60 pounds! 60 pounds! I can't believe it! Yes, I can! I can see my collar bone! *lol* It feels am... Read more
The Battle that was Lost at Costco's
Monday, March 10, 2008      1 comments

After work, I decided to grab some groceries at Costco before heading home. I'm standing in front of the food court thinking, "One churro won't kill my diet.". So I order a churro and then think, "One polish sausage won't kill my diet.". I co... Read more
Dear PMS, I Hate You.
Saturday, February 16, 2008      3 comments

My female cycle has shifted once again, and I am now suffering from PMS a week earlier than normal. I used to get incredibly weepy at around this time of month. Now I get irritable and hungry. Very hungry. I haven't been tracking everything ... Read more
Hitting 20% mark
Friday, February 08, 2008      1 comments

I'm almost there! I'm 2 pounds away from hitting my "lose 20% of weight mark!". Last year taught me so much about what a lifestyle change really means. The entire time I would shoot to lose weight quickly, lose a lot of weight, crumble, ... Read more
Trying to find the middle ground
Saturday, November 03, 2007      0 comments

During the summer I gained back some of the weight I had lost. Going from 240 to 260 within 3 weeks. :( I tried my best not to let it get me down, and got back on the wagon. It's horrible how its so much easier to gain weight than lose it. ... Read more
Slow and Steady
Tuesday, May 22, 2007      0 comments

I was classified as 'obese' at age 10, and have been trying to lose weight for the past 20 years. Just under a year ago, my primary physician finally accepted that telling me over and over again that 'losing weight isn't hard' wasn't going to g... Read more
Happy Health and Progress
Wednesday, March 21, 2007      1 comments

I received my Bowflex and am in LOVE! It is monstrous, takes up alot of room and took me forever to set up...but I can workout easily at home! I've started with using it twice per week and hope to bump it up to 3 times per week starting next w... Read more
Bowflex X2 and Hip Hop Abs
Wednesday, February 28, 2007      1 comments

After much badgering from TV commercials; I have broken down and purchased a Bowflex and Hip Hop Abs. I'm not a fan of cardio dvds, but the thought of dancing my way to a thinner waistline was too tempting. I current dance around my apartment ... Read more