27.5 pounds and counting...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

Well, I FINALLY broke the 179.5 threshold and weighed in at 178.5 this morning - my lowest weigh in this year, and since October 2007. YEAH!!! It is exactly what I needed to see to keep my motivation high. How have I been doing on the t... Read more
Week One... August 5th/6th - August 12th
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      0 comments

Focus #1 - NO soda. I am a diet soda addict. Diet Coke is my absolute favorite! I drink very little water, and need to make this a top focus area. This week I will focus on limiting my drinks to water, coffee, and Crystal Light. Focus #... Read more
It's Time... My Personal Challenge!!!
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      0 comments

I have lost focus over the last 6-8 weeks and need to get back on track! I have been hovering at the 179.5 - 183.5 weight for too long and need to break through this plateau. I am going to develop a weekly plan for myself for diet and fitness ... Read more
Back in the saddle
Sunday, July 12, 2009      0 comments

I had a few bad weeks where I didn't get onto sparkpeople often enough... and more importantly did not eat as healthy as I should have, and didn't work out enough. I had some stressful weeks at work, and unfortunately let things slip. Then wen... Read more
Losing steam (a little)..
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

I have been extremely motivated for the past three months. Today I felt as though I have lost a little steam. I am sure it has to do with the fact that I let myself splurge a little on food this past weekend - treated myself to nachos and had ... Read more
No Foolin in April...
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      0 comments

Below are my personal goals for April: 1. 1500 minutes of cardio exercise 2. 9 days of strength training 3. 100 sit-ups daily 4. 80 oz. of water daily I am starting the month at 188.5 and hoping to end the month at 180. That... Read more
A Successful Weekend...
Sunday, March 29, 2009      0 comments

This was the first weekend that I have been able to stick to plan as far as eating. I think it had to do a lot with not going out to eat at all. My willpower was so strong. It's always hard when the kids are here, because there is more unheal... Read more
Finally... the scale is beginning to move in the right direction:)
Friday, March 27, 2009      1 comments

This week I followed the Fat Smash phase I plan as closely as possible. I also stayed committed to working out, only missing Tuesday night due to Mark being out of town. When at the gym, I've been focusing on cardio and trying to do at least o... Read more
Sunday 3.22.09
Sunday, March 22, 2009      0 comments

I've been focused on losing weight for approximately 9 weeks now. For the first time in my life, I have committed to a fitness plan. I have been going to Snap Fitness 5-6 days a week for 9 weeks. I've been combing strength training (2-3 times... Read more