Long time no sparkpeople
Saturday, April 14, 2012      1 comments

I have been MIA for awhile. I was getting super frustrated over not being able to get below 140lbs. So I decided to stop obsessing and focus on just making healthy choices. I kept exercising 6 days a week. I kept eating healthy meals... Read more
Happy V-day!
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

We had our big traditional dinner last night. I stayed in my calorie range and thoroughly enjoyed it. Today I have planned all my meals and snacks. NOT going to be tempted by the chocolate treats and extra calories they pack. Thi... Read more
V-Day cometh
Sunday, February 12, 2012      3 comments

We have a tradition at our place for Valentines. LASAGNA! And not some store bought stuff. Nope. HOMEMADE LASAGNA! Our recipe is loaded with fat and calories. We only eat it twice a year, Valentines and my husband's birthday. Of cou... Read more
Half Marathon
Thursday, February 09, 2012      0 comments

I have been invited to run a half-marathon with my cousin and sister-in-law in February 2013. The Princess Half-Marathon in Disney World, to be exact. My questions... 1) Will there be princesses cheering me on as I cross the finish l... Read more
Down, but not in the right way
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      1 comments

With my new and improved plan I have gained a pound. Niiiiiiiccccceeeeeee. Hello Discouragement! Fancy meeting you here. What's that? You want to set up camp and stay a bit? Why the heck not. You can hang out with the 2 lbs that I... Read more
Hungry Days v. Not Hungry Days
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

Am I the only one that experiences the Hungry v. Not Hungry phenomena? Some days, I really could care less about food. I'm just not hungry. I still eat my planned meals, but with little thought or fanfare. Eating just isn't a big deal. ... Read more
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      0 comments

I am stuck. Stuck at 141.5 lbs. My last two weigh-ins have been the same and it is frustrating because: 1) I gained a pound 2) I have been stuck with gain for 2 weeks. I WANT MY 10 lbs. LOST PARTY! *hmpf* Here... Read more
Monday, January 23, 2012      0 comments

I am huffing about after a surprising weigh in. I was thinking today was THE DAY I would hit the 10lb lost mark. I am very excited to throw my little par-tay to celebrate this feat. I have been looking forward to seeing the scale read in ... Read more
Saturday, January 21, 2012      2 comments

Tonight my family was playing Wii together. One of the really fun games that you have to run and jump and stuff. We were laughing and have such a great time. My husband took a few videos with his phone when I wasn't paying attention. ... Read more
Flat tummy
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      4 comments

I am the mother of two kids...the last one birthed 5 1/2 years ago. They are wonderful little beings that are a source of incredible joy. Bringing them into the world was quite the experience. It left me in awe of what my body is capable of. ... Read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

I figured out my BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) today. If I did the calculations correctly, that is. 1416.36 Hmmmmm.... Trying to wrap my head around what this means. Once I reach my goal weight, I *think* it is how many calories ... Read more
Another pound down
Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

140.5lbs I am soooooooo friggin' close to my original goal of 140lbs! I must of gotten on and off the scale 8 times yesterday hoping that pesky 1/2 lb would disappear! I am so excited to celebrate after losing all 10lbs! My celebra... Read more
Monday, January 09, 2012      3 comments

I. Love. Nachos. LOVE THEM! And, being the calorie bomb that they are, I have been avoiding them since October. Yesterday my in-laws treated us to lunch at a great Mexican restaurant that has killer nachos. I did NOT want to orde... Read more
To my future self
Saturday, January 07, 2012      0 comments

What did I do today that my future self with thank me for? 1. I exercised first thing this morning 2. I bought a bottle of my favorite smelly lotion and a yummy new candle Are you wondering why my future self would be happy ... Read more
Protein *sigh*
Friday, January 06, 2012      1 comments

I consistently do not get enough protein per my daily nutrition feedback reports. I really don't like meat much so I eat little of it. I do try to compensate with yogurt and beans. I love peanut butter but hate all the calories. Protei... Read more

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