FTHGAL's Blogs

Monday, March 08, 2010      2 comments

Wow, it's been over a week since I've been on Spark. Sorry but I've slacking a bit. I decided to reset my goals. I've focused primarily on increasing my fitness level but I think I need to reassess my goals. I recently read an ar... Read more
I Gained 5 Pounds but All is Well
Thursday, February 25, 2010      4 comments

Yup, I gained 5 pounds. When I got on the scale on Monday and saw the 5 lb gain, I almost threw my scale out the window. Luckily, we have two scales, one that measures just my weight and the other scale measures BMI, fat and skeletal mus... Read more
Skinny Girl Made Me Do It!!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      8 comments

I went to the gym today. . .:) Yay! I feel very accomplished today. Why? Read on. . . When I got to the gym, the first thing I did was head to the treadmill. I looked around and decided to hop on a treadmill next to Skinny Girl. As... Read more
Recipe of the Day - Lemony Herbed Pork Roast
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

** Review - For a simple recipe, the dish is very delicious. It has a slight tangy flavor. You have the choice to add oregano or thyme, I used fresh oregano and I also adde... Read more
Being Happy With Me Today
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      0 comments

This may contradict my previous post but my previous post was my pathetic post for the week and I'm allowing myself one pity party a week. LOL! Back when I was 40 lbs lighter, my goal weight today BTW, I remember wishing I could lose 5 lbs... Read more
Wishes My Husband Had a Beautiful Wife
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      6 comments

Yes. . .I wish my husband had a beautiful wife. I know this sounds like a pathetic statement. It's really not. Well, maybe a little. Yesterday, I saw a recent photo of my husband's ex-wife, looking thin and it kills me to admit thi... Read more
Finally Attended Church After a Long Absence
Sunday, February 14, 2010      3 comments

Yes, I finally attended church and brought my family along with me. Let me explain. . .I was raised Catholic and attended church regularly as a child. Being Catholic, well, I basically was scared silly to not do "bad" things. The belief t... Read more
Project Minded Approach to Food
Sunday, February 14, 2010      1 comments

I'm the type of person who gets motivated by "projects". Everything I do that I want to be successful in, I try to approach it as a project and when I do, I usually stick to it. It's like a game and it makes things fun. There's a challenge,... Read more
Mr. Trainer is Trying To Rip Me Off
Saturday, February 13, 2010      3 comments

I was planning to hire a trainer at my gym. It sounded like a fabulous idea and I was excited about it after my initial assessment with the trainer. Until he sat me down to discuss $$$$. He said there was a "Valentines Sale" going on ... Read more
I Want to Look Good in Knee-High Boots
Saturday, February 13, 2010      4 comments

This is crazy and a bit vain on my part but what motivates me to want to lose weight is that I want to look good in knee high boots. LOL! I went on a 3 weeks vacation in Europe in December. It is true that Europeans dress far better tha... Read more
Changing My Attitude
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

In September, I decided to really get serious about getting fit and eating healthy and I did wonderful for the first 3 months. . .which happens to be my "magic" number it seems. The last few times I decided to go on a fitness journey, on the th... Read more
Only Skinny People are at the Gym
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

Since joining the gym a few days ago, I noticed something quite peculiar. Only skinny people are at the gym. Maybe I'm just making a generalization but I estimated that 80% of the people at my gym are not overweight. . .well, what I consider o... Read more
New Beginning with SparkPeople
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      4 comments

I've been wanting to participate in SparkPeople activities but never gotten around to starting up an account. The other day, I signed up at a gym and I thought this would be a good time to start up. I've been on a fitness and weight loss jour... Read more