Wednesday, September 24, 2008      15 comments

It all started with a 5K! I started this weight loss journey on SparkPeople officially right after New Year’s 2008. I was reading posts about others who had run in their first 5K. That totally inspired me and I thought, why don’t I give it a try... Read more
2008 Belmar 5
Tuesday, July 15, 2008      4 comments

Back in March I booked our family vacation to Neptune, NJ. This was the closest "participating" hotel to the beach that I could find. I earned a 3-night getaway through my Tastefully Simple that's how this vacation came about. So ... Read more
My first 5K!!!
Saturday, April 05, 2008      11 comments

Today I ran my very first 5K!! And it totally ROCKED!!! I was so excited and nervous that I didn't sleep real well last night. Got up and decided on what to wear because the forecast was questionable. Ate a big bowl of oatmeal with some apples a... Read more
Common Causes of Overeating
Friday, February 01, 2008      5 comments

1. EMOTIONS I don't really overeat but I do eat and snack when emotions are tested and triggered...especially stress, anger and procrastination. I will eat instead of working. 2. REWARD This is a BIG one for me! I would reward myself w... Read more
Friday, February 01, 2008      2 comments

Here are my answers to the questions that I posted in the previous blog! 1. DO YOU HAVE A NEGATIVE SELF-IMAGE? I am stocky and big busted. I don't have a pretty face. I have an ugly peg leg. My arms are big and fat. TURNING NEGATIVE... Read more
Friday, February 01, 2008      0 comments

Okay, this was a huge a-ha moment for me! Jillian has you answer some questions to get to know really get to know what is going on in your head. 1. DO YOU HAVE A NEGATIVE SELF-IMAGE? Do you find yourself saying, "I'm fat an... Read more
Internal Check-in
Friday, February 01, 2008      0 comments

I pulled this from Jillian's book and thought it was interesting and uesful for others to see. She talks about using food to cope with our emotions. She wants you to journal what you eat and the emotions attached (if any) to what you ate. She al... Read more
Friday, February 01, 2008      3 comments

Yeah my first Blog!! Well, I started this journey on Dec. 20th 2007. Then, on Jan. 20th (must be something w/20) I bought Jillian Michaels' book "Winning by Losing." She suggest that you do a journal of sorts through your I have dec... Read more