212....I'm here again
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

When I joined Spark, I didn't start out quite as heavy as I did this round. So after losing 32 pounds, I reached 212. That's where I started my course of laziness. I never progressed and eventually regained all my Today ... Read more
Vanity Sizing...I'm not fooled!
Thursday, April 14, 2011      4 comments

From wiki: Vanity sizing, also known as size inflation is used to refer to the phenomenon of ready-to-wear clothing of the same nominal size becoming larger over time. Va... Read more
It took 9 days......
Sunday, April 10, 2011      5 comments

A week and 1/2 ago I was thrilled because I reach my 50 pounds gone mark. But my resolve was put to the test the last 9 days. I have fluctuated back and forth betwe... Read more
50 Pounds GONE!
Friday, April 01, 2011      18 comments

Today I am elated! I am down 50 pounds! Now granted I haven't reached my 1/2 way mark, but gosh I really feel like I am seeing progress :) I have 18 more pounds to... Read more
A Cause for Celebration
Monday, March 21, 2011      7 comments

This is my nephew Dustin. He arrived back from Afghanistan late Saturday night. Needless to say the whole family is thrilled! Penny... Read more
Pear Shaped
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      6 comments

You would think that 2 people born from the same couple would have loads of similarities, but my sister and I are definitely different. Just an ironic example is our coll... Read more
1st Goal Reached....down 25%
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      5 comments

In January I started over. I was back at the beginning and was actually 1 pound heavier. I started at 266 and this morning when I weighed I was down 1 pound making my total pounds loss 33. So I am now gearing up for my next 33 pounds. ... Read more
Saturday, January 15, 2011      2 comments

I've been in a funk... It is one of the reason I restarted up my Spark participation. I came across a quote to today that really spoke to me: "Be content with what ... Read more
Ode to the Blog Readers
Monday, July 20, 2009      19 comments

I wanted to take a moment and praise those of you who take time to read the blogs. I know that I personally appreciate when people take the time to read what is going on with me and offer advice, support, praise, and many a kind word. You so m... Read more
Status Quo
Saturday, July 11, 2009      7 comments

I stayed the same this week. I am not surprised and am grateful there wasn't an increase. I fell and bruised my knee Tuesday, which made it difficult to get any cardio in this week. And because my workouts are off has my eating to ... Read more
Less Than Stellar Performance
Saturday, July 04, 2009      5 comments

I was lazy and inconsistent this week. Okay I've confessed :) I had 3 days I was over calories and 2 days I did not workout. And despite that I was blessed with a 1 pound loss for the week. That makes 33 pounds overall. So next week ... Read more
Treated Myself :)
Saturday, June 27, 2009      8 comments

When I weighed this morning I was down another pound making it 6 pounds for the week and 32 pounds overall. So we grilled hot dogs for lunch :) I know this may not sound glamorous, but you never realize how much you crave certain foods until ... Read more
A Meager Offering....
Saturday, June 20, 2009      6 comments

Well week five has now passed and my loss for the week is a meager offering.....1 pound. Making the total 26 pounds. Although I would've liked more, at least I didn't gain :) I've got to the gym everyday but 1. I have stayed on course e... Read more
More Challenges This Week
Saturday, June 13, 2009      5 comments

This week was challenging. Although I made good food choices and controlled my portions, I really did not want to. Also there was twice this week I did not make it to the gym. But despite my whining I am down 4 more pounds this week making th... Read more
3 Weeks
Sunday, June 07, 2009      10 comments

Well 3 weeks have gone by and I am down 21 pounds. I lost 6 pounds this week. I really think joining the gym has helped because I have increased my workouts. And I really like the gym, but it is a juggle. I am lucky I am self employed, but s... Read more

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