I'm gonna keep on keeping on...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      1 comments

So...life threw a serious curve ball at my family in September...which is why I've not been on SP since then. It's crazy how 1 phone call - 1 family situation - can really change your life. Just when I got in a workout rhythm and was losing th... Read more
I think I can, I think I can...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      7 comments

OK, today I cannot predict that things will be perfect, but I'm going to work hard to make it productive. Though I'm at a "stalemate" with this whole weight loss journey, I've decided that if I cannot move forward as fast as I was moving before... Read more
Friday, August 07, 2009      0 comments

Will you join me in smiling today? It's a simple thing that not only helps us feel better (in spite of what's going on in our lives)...but it's contagious! Let's smile...even if we smile by faith. Let's smile...even if we've fallen off ... Read more
It's My Birthday!
Thursday, July 23, 2009      2 comments

Yep, I'm 30 years old today and I feel pretty good. Granted, I did not meet my personal goal of losing 30 lbs (I've only lost 19 lbs this year). However, I am not sad. Weight is just a # (though I get obsessive compulsive about the bottom lin... Read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      1 comments

You know that part of a woman that just refuses to give up, give in, or give another sorry excuse? You know once you get to "that point", there's just no turning back? Well, I've found that part of myself and I'm determined not to turn back. ... Read more
The fight continues...
Monday, May 25, 2009      2 comments

I have 11 lbs to lose by my 30th birthday (which is less than 2 months away!) I've had this setback with my broken finger and am somewhat off rhythm with working out. The good news: I'm not gaining any weight, in fact, I've dropped 3lbs in th... Read more
It's a miracle--I MISS working out!
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

Either I have really good pain medication from my surgery and my brain is malfunctioning...or the whole point of this "healthy lifestyle" is finally making sense...it's been almost 3 weeks since I've worked out because of this broken finger and ... Read more
I broke my finger!!!! :(
Sunday, April 19, 2009      2 comments

So, after burning 351 great calories on the elliptical machine, my husband invited me to play pick-up ball w/some friends. I played b-ball in high school (over 10 years ago) and played quite a bit in college...but since "growing up" (or playing... Read more
So I'm up 1.8 lbs...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      3 comments

...and I'm not sure why...I did not eat 100% healthy last week, however I've had worse food weeks and still lost weight. I've added a little more strength training so I'm wondering if I'm gaining muscle...now have 19 lbs to lose by July 23, 200... Read more
I'm having a bad food day...
Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

ok, after doing so well and reaching a milestone I'm finding myself "cheating" on my healthy eating. First, on Friday I went to McAllister's Deli w/a co-worker and ordered a New Yorker w/extra meat...my body just felt like it needed some protei... Read more
Who knew losing 10lbs would feel so good???
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

I've officially lost 11lbs as of the beginning of this journey! After going for a regular checkup today, my doctor was sooo excited for me! It feels so good to see some positive results--it makes me want to "keep on keeping on"! I'm celebrati... Read more
putting the WORK in workout!!!
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

I'm learning something valuable about this workout thing--it takes hard WORK!! I've been working out kind of consistently since the beginning of the year (I actually look forward to going to the gym) and it really does take work and constant th... Read more