HAMSTA's Blogs

WooHoo!! 50 Pounds gone!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, September 20, 2008      3 comments

As of tonight, I have lost 50 pounds! What an interesting last few months it's been too. I've learned so much--about food, eating, habits, health, exercise--and a LOT about myself. Turns out I have a lot more willpower, fortitude, or persistence... Read more
Hubby's Birthday Cake.
Sunday, August 24, 2008      3 comments

emoticon Yesterday was my husband's 62nd birthday. Money has been very scarce so no party, very little in th... Read more
Going into overdrive now!
Friday, August 15, 2008      2 comments

So I weighed myself just now and it looks like a total of 36 pounds gone so far! Such a thrill! Plus--I was having trouble finding an exercise bike that I could afford. Well, I posted a need for one in two freecycle.org groups and today I fina... Read more
Having trouble finding an exercise bike
Wednesday, August 06, 2008      3 comments

emoticon I have advertised on two freecycle groups, a free ad paper in my area and looked at every yard sale for... Read more
Heat is killin' me!!
Sunday, July 27, 2008      2 comments

It's been over 100 degrees for over a month now........................ I've managed to keep up with drinking my water plus several bottles of diet green tea and a cup or two of coffee in the mornings. But any activity has just been too much f... Read more
Hubby out of town for 9 days
Friday, June 27, 2008      3 comments

My brother-in-law called at 3:30 a.m. Now you know when someone calls unexpectedly at an ungodly hour of the night that something terrible is wrong. My father-in-law was being admitted to the hospital with a ruptured aortic aneurism. In a young... Read more
SparkPeople Cachers!?!?
Sunday, June 08, 2008      1 comments

Wow, I just discovered there are other geocachers here on SparkPeople! There's even a team for us! I'm very excited about this, my husband and I started geocaching last December as a way to get out of the house and do some some walking and try ... Read more
Started out great...........
Saturday, June 07, 2008      2 comments

So, I started out like gangbusters and now I'm having trouble juggling everything. So much to do on this site every day....reading everything I can, tracking this and that, posting on the boards, visiting other Sparker's pages and commenting, gi... Read more
Saturday, May 17, 2008      3 comments

Yay! I can't believe what great results I'm getting already. And having a lot of fun doing it too. I'm finding more teams that I think I'll fit into and enjoy. It's great to find ANYTHING I fit into, LOL! I was looking at my Lane Bryant catalog ... Read more
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 11, 2008      3 comments

emoticonIt's tough today not to backslide and go for all the comfort foods. Feeling kinda down, missing my Mom. Sh... Read more
Getting the hang of food tracking.
Sunday, May 11, 2008      2 comments

So, I had a really hard time at first trying to figure out how to track my foods. But I got it now! And I'm doing pretty good at keeping in my limits, even some days below on calories and fat. That's amazing to me. It feels great!... Read more
Saturday, May 03, 2008      1 comments

emoticonSo, when I signed up here I used the weight I was at my last doctor's appointment (305-last month) as my ... Read more