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Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back
Monday, November 07, 2011      0 comments

Dr. appt on Friday was not great. They upped the bp med dose. However, I had my blood pressure cuff in my purse and showed them it was accurate. Now at least they believe my readings from home (one was 110/63, not exactly high). I gained 2.3... Read more
What Possessed Me
Thursday, November 03, 2011      1 comments

What possessed me to buy a pizza? I justified it by getting plain cheese instead of Pepperoni (like I would have in the past & really wanted). I know better. I just need to act better. It felt like a baby step, eating plain cheese instea... Read more
Wake Up Call
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      0 comments

So, here I am again. Rebooting the weight loss engine once again. However, this one comes after a rather scary incident with nosebleeds compounded by high blood pressure landed me in the hospital overnight and off work for a week and a half. ... Read more
Starting over (with incentives)
Saturday, March 27, 2010      1 comments

Well, I have been off the "weight-loss wagon". But I am getting back on. I have agreed to join a local Biggest Loser's club. You put in $20 at the beginning and the winner (based on % lost) gets 80% of the money, 2nd and 3rd split the other 20%... Read more
Trading Up
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      0 comments

All day I had little surprise that were better than what I planned and in every situation it was "trading up". Started with the offer of a Hot Baked Potato (with my favorite toppings) for lunch instead of my cold PB sandwich (the standard go to ... Read more
Speed Bump
Saturday, February 13, 2010      1 comments

My roadtrip to NJ totally derailed the weightloss. It is so hard when I can't control when and what to eat. Add to it a little family stress and it went downhill from there. The entire week was blown. Didn't walk, weigh in, or record nutriti... Read more
Reality Hits!
Friday, February 05, 2010      0 comments

Okay, so today the scale did not move. I think that all the intial weight is that "water weight" that falls off quickly. However, I can not deny that I ate too late last night. Exercised even later. and did not sleep well or for very long. An... Read more
How Can It Hurt Already?
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      0 comments

Okay, day 4 and I am sore. Last night I completed the strength exercises (the second, easier group SP suggested). It was only 6 exercises with no weights. How can I be sore? It even was uncomfortable to walk after school today. But, I did i... Read more
Getting Started
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

Well, I have been on SparkPeople for 3 days now. The best thing is that this is what I want it to be. I appreciate the positive atmosphere, the ability to work at my own pace, keeping track of what I want when I want to record it, and having a... Read more

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