Joined a Gym
Saturday, May 30, 2009      9 comments

Yesterday my sister and I joined a gym. It has been over a decade since I've been to a gym. In my twenties I worked out regularly...swimnastics, aerobic classes, and wal... Read more
Down 11
Saturday, May 23, 2009      8 comments

A week and half ago I stepped on the scales.....something I had been avoiding. First let me say that I have know that the scale is not my enemy, but I have been known to blame it when I did not like the numbers (sorry scale!). And as I said in... Read more
The End of Complacency
Sunday, May 17, 2009      12 comments

If there was an award for being complacent, I would be winning it. Last year I lost 40 pounds ( which I have gained back ) and when different things didn't work and I started gaining...I let it be okay. Now for good news :) I am exerc... Read more
Enjoying the New team I joined :)
Monday, February 16, 2009      10 comments

I was posting a comment on a team mate's page when I saw they belonged to a team called "Victoriana". I thought...hmmmm... wondered if this a bunch of folks into "period" things :) I deal with antiques and collectibles in my everyday li... Read more
Working out
Monday, August 11, 2008      17 comments

15 years ago I was an avid walker. I use to log 35-70 miles a week. I was pretty OCD about doing it too...if something messed up my schedule for the day, I was quite annoyed if I couldn't get out there and log my miles. Now that I am tr... Read more
Plus size clothes
Monday, July 07, 2008      26 comments

Have you ever noticed that the designers for plus size clothes must not be overweight or have no taste in clothing? As a currently plus size woman I would not want to wear a top with sleeves so tight it makes my arms look like sausages in their... Read more
Spark Friendships
Monday, June 23, 2008      9 comments

Since joining Spark, I have been fortunate to have made some really great friends. Folks who make me feel better when things are going poorly...or slowly.. Who build me up and motivate me. Thanks for all the encouragement and support! ... Read more
A different type of success
Sunday, June 08, 2008      5 comments

One might say I've been in a rut. My weight loss has slow. But ironically I am not deflated or discouraged or even mad. Why? Because I have been exercising every day. Yes I just said...I AM EXERCISING EVERY DAY...and I haven't disintegrated... Read more
My Reality...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      9 comments

I just finishes reading Coach Nicole's message about weight loss vs decrease in measurements...then I come across the justification of the bootcamp's video difficulty. Apparently there must have been complaints. I want to say how liberatin... Read more
40 Gone
Monday, May 05, 2008      15 comments

I weighed this morning and I finally lost another pound..which makes 40 pounds all together since January 1st. And it is a big deal for me...I lost 34 pounds between January and the end of February. Then only 5 pounds altogether in March... Read more
Never thought I'd be...
Friday, April 04, 2008      15 comments

Never thought I'd be so happy about one pound ...but I am. Last 2 weeks were zippos...nada...nuthin'! And amazingly, I didn't fall apart. So this one pound makes my total 38 in 13 weeks. Hopefully next week will have some "friends" that ... Read more
Happy Dance
Friday, March 14, 2008      12 comments

I am now 10 weeks into this and I weighed this morning and I'm down 2 more pounds...making it 37 pounds all together! I'm so thrilled I could do the "happy dance"! ~~~~~~ :)... Read more
Positive Influence
Saturday, March 08, 2008      4 comments

The last few days I have dealt with some folks who opinions do not mesh with my own. And of course people can disagree, but there are those who make you feel bad for having an opinion. This sort of detracted from the overall enjoyment that I ... Read more
Cable Ride
Sunday, February 24, 2008      3 comments

In July 2006, my Dad had taken the family to Vermont for a 3 day mini vacation. We went to Bromley Mountain so my nephew and my sister's stepson could ride the alpine slide. I am not fond of heights. I have been on the alpine slide before,... Read more
A New Kind of Shopper
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      1 comments

Today when I was shopping for dinner, I was near the bakery section and I was positive the muffins were calling out to me. Shopping is different. I have always consumed lots of carbs. It's not that I dislike vegetables and fruits, it is... Read more

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