Fitting in exercise...
I have a crazy, busy schedule. I know that I am not the only one with this problem. Before I discovered Sparkpeople and became "DONE" being the fat girl, I let my busyness ... Read more
Sodium...it's getting the best of me!!!
So I am having a terrible time keeping my sodium levels in check. I work a lot, so I rely on a lot of prepackaged items - salad dressings, side dishes, canned veggies (even the reduced sodium kind) and even my turkey kielbasa has tons of sod... Read more
Oh my goodness...I'm getting teary-eyed again. My BMI is 41.9, which puts me in the Obese category. This might not seem like something to celebrate to a lot of people, but to me it is incredible! I have been in the Morbidly Obese category for s... Read more
Quarter of the way there...
I was just looking at my ticker and realized that I am almost a quarter of the way to my goal! I'm having a really hard time not bursting into tears right now, I am so happy. I can hardly believe that I've come this far already. After all the ye... Read more
It's 4:20 am and I'm at work, wide awake thanks to 2 large cups of coffee. I have been up since 6:30 am, worked 17 hours so far, and have managed to stay within my calorie range for the day. Usually I go over on Fridays because of my long shift,... Read more
Yesterday was our company picnic. I spent a lot of time over the last few weeks getting it organized, making sure people were bringing things and renting the covered picnic area at a nearby park (good thing too, because it rained all morning!).
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Another loooooong Friday
It's Friday once again, time for my long work day. This has been an interesting week for me with weight fluctuations and eating habits. I had gotten down to 285, then went back up to 288. I didn't post anything about it, since I've been reading ... Read more
I set my alarm to get up early today so that I could add the Done Girl Dance to my morning routine. Since I was up anyway, and not dressed yet, I decided to weigh myself - just for the hell of it. I just weighed on Monday, so I figured I wouldn'... Read more
Holy Cow - I just used my afternoon break to do the VIDEO: Coach Nicole's Jump Start Cardio Workout. It's only 10 min long, and I did it at my desk (brought my tennies).
I was only able to do the basic steps, side-to-side and front-to-back... Read more
Last night I went Mall Walking with my sister and a friend. It was a lot of fun, but we had to detour around people a lot. My friend is about 7 inches shorter than I, so I had to shorten my stide considerably, meaning I didn't get as good a work... Read more
July & August Goals
I'm posting goals for both months since it is so late in July...
1. join SparkPeople to change my life - completed 7/8/08
2. begin creating weekly menus
3. lose 10 lbs, down to 289
4. exercise 20 min 4x/week (baby steps)... Read more
So I sabotaged myself yesterday- I was so excited, I had done so well all week, losing 5 lbs. Lunch wasn't bad, I had a chicken taco salad at the mexican restaurant, and luckily it had hardly any cheese on it, mostly lettuce and grilled chicken.... Read more
First real weigh-in since joining
When I joined SP on 7/8, I weighed in at 297.6, which went up to 299.9 after my out-of-town jaunt to my brother's wedding 2 days later. So this week I have focused on using the nutrition tracker, and getting back into the habit of exercising eve... Read more
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Going to a wedding out of town
I just joined SP yesterday, and tonight I'm going out of town until Saturday for my brother's wedding. I don't think I'll have access to a computer during that time, so I won't be tracking anything. The wedding is Friday in Pasco, WA, but I'm he... Read more