On My Way
Friday, July 22, 2011      9 comments

Today I weighed in at 173.8 lbs. When I joined Spark back in June, I had estimated my weight at 175. When I actually weighed myself 3 weeks later, after exercising and eating much better, I weighed 178. It really got me down for a couple of d... Read more
Bread - my arch nemesis
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      10 comments

I did REALLY well today. Had a lunch meeting and ordered a delicious salad, ate good snacks, was within all my nutrition ranges, plenty of veggies/fruits... and then I ate 3 pieces of rye toast with a tbsp of margarine, at 9 o'clock at night. ... Read more
Recipe! Open Face Mushroom & Swiss Egg White Melt
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      3 comments

Hi guys! I've posted my first spark recipe - Yay! I like to eat a filling breakfast since I workout before hand and am usually ravenous by 10:30 a.m. This breakfast is not huge but sticks to your ribs! It's also great as an easy, light... Read more
One way for Lisa to end up on Youtube
Monday, July 11, 2011      10 comments

On recommendation from fellow Sparkly Sparkette LSPIZZA I started cardio intervals today. It felt great! I warmed up on the Stair Master for 10 minutes just because I haven't been on one in years (and I really want to tone my calves - they hav... Read more
Get Your D & E
Monday, July 11, 2011      6 comments

It's gotta be the way you eat AND the way you move! Eating healthy is important, but without being active you can't really enjoy all the benefits of your healthy eating. And consistent exercise helps you stay on track if/when you're caving to ... Read more
Sports Bra Challenge - Day 1!
Sunday, July 10, 2011      6 comments

Ate well this morning - spinach feta egg white wrap in a whole wheat tortilla. Serving of raw baby carrots to tide me over till late lunch. Did 6W6P Level 1. Wow those Side Planks with the crunch are I.N.T.E.N.S.E. Ahhh! My eyes were li... Read more
Sports Bra Sparkies Week 1 - Pictures!
Sunday, July 10, 2011      13 comments

Ok - not pretty but here they are! Let's burn this fat! ... Read more
July with Jillian Challenge - My Goals Update
Friday, July 08, 2011      5 comments

Week 1 is complete! 1. # of Jillian workouts - CURRENT: 7.33 workouts (Goal 20) 2. # of cardio minutes - CURRENT: 205 minutes (Goal 560) 3. Freggie servings - CURRENT: (at least) 26 I am back on track for 155 - Tuesday thru Thu... Read more
J-Jillian Rock Star Teamies - 50 Q's to Get to Know You!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      7 comments

50 Questions (Everything you either did or did not want to know about me). Copy and answer on your own blog so we can get to be better teammates! 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Negator 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Tw... Read more
July With Jillian Challenge Tracking
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      3 comments

Back to the grind after a long weekend. I think I did pretty darn well. Even had 97% fat free hot dogs with whole wheat buns and black bean dip instead of chili. They were pretty good! Here are my stats so far: 1. # of Jillian worko... Read more
July With Jillian Challenge Questionnaire
Friday, July 01, 2011      6 comments

My Challenge Name: July with Jillian My Starting Weight: 178 Four other things I will be measuring during this challenge & their current stats: 1. # of Jillian workouts - goal 20 2. # of cardio minutes - goal 560 3. F... Read more
Revelation! Epiphany! Long!
Thursday, June 16, 2011      5 comments

I'm only a few weeks into this process, and I know I have a long way to go. but I've been day dreaming about the day when I'll be the girl that people look at and say "Wow she is so skinny. I wish I looked like that." You know what - I am... Read more
Moderate Excitement Alert!
Thursday, June 16, 2011      2 comments

I just tightened my belt by a notch! This morning I noticed that I was 1/2 way to the 3rd notch, but just now in the bathroom (sorry TMI!) I pulled on it and it EFFORTLESSLY slid into that 3rd notch! Eating black bean soup for lunch as I w... Read more
Possible Solutions
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      0 comments

Now that I have calmed down a little and talked to other Sparkies, I think I have a solution. 1. Buy a food scale. It's easier than using measuring cups and it is even more exact. All nutrition labels have serving sizes in grams. This m... Read more
Frustrated, Disappointed
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      5 comments

I weighed myself today. I even gave myself the advantage of doing it before I ate breakfast. I weigh 174.8 lbs. In 7 weeks of exercising and 3 weeks of serious healthy eating, watching calories, and exercising 4 times a week, I weigh th... Read more

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