ITSON2009's Blogs

May Goals - Its on!
Sunday, April 29, 2012      0 comments

Last month, I saw some folks posted their goals for the month of April and all month long I thought to myself, "I should do that" So here are my goals for the month of May. 1.) Continue my weekly weigh ins, and bi weekly photo journal. 2... Read more
Hello old friends - can you help me find my spark?
Sunday, April 29, 2012      2 comments

Its been a while since I've blogged. I had a difficult end of last year with a back injury which took me out of my trainers gym and into physical therapy. This happened while I watched my mom lose what was left of her abilities. In a nursing ... Read more
I lost weight on my cruise drinking margaritas - thanks Sparkpeople
Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

I was nervous about going on my Alaska cruise. I didn’t want to gain weight, but I also wanted to enjoy myself. I read a helpful thread on Sparkpeople that gave me some wise tips which I used, coupled with a few of my own ideas. I was mentall... Read more
These are the happiest days of my life
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Even though I am only 33% to my goal weight, and I've been up and down here for a couple of years, it struck me this morning that these are the happiest days of my life. At 50, I have finally become the person I have always wanted to be. I... Read more
If the pants fit, wear them!
Friday, August 05, 2011      2 comments

So happy today to be wearing a pair of pants that havent seen the outside of my closet for 2 years. They are ahem....slightly tighter than I'd like but they look good. :) Officially I am down 8 pounds, and am still sticking with it. I am ... Read more
Almost a perfect week
Sunday, July 24, 2011      0 comments

Hotter than the blazes here and everywhere this week and we all knew it was going to be, so I planned a series of dinners that could be cooked on the grill, as "pouch cooking" from hungry girl...
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Got the nerve to get on the scale
Saturday, July 16, 2011      1 comments

So after 5 days "on the grid" I was feeling in control enough to get on the scale, and had a 2.5 weight gain, which nearly negates the work I have done here in the past. I have been reading other blogs and have even peeked at some food trackers... Read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      0 comments

Being a member since 2009 and on my tracker having only lost 2.6 pounds is really making me analyze all I have done on this site. I've probably gained and lost the same 10 pounds since I joined. On the plus side, my physical activity level is... Read more
Monday, September 13, 2010      0 comments

Well took the summer totally off - how did that happen? And now, so many pounds up and bumming big time. We developed photos from our vacation and I am not at all happy about the way I look. I did finally weigh in, and tracked my activity and... Read more
Motivation with small wins
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      0 comments

Sometimes I find that the smallest thing gets me off my game. Today I forgot my lunch and had to order out. That's the kind of thing that becomes a challenge-- mad at myself for forgetting the lunch and having to order out. so today I ord... Read more
A year later and a few pounds more!
Saturday, March 13, 2010      0 comments

So depressing to be back onto this to read my weight lost goals with a starting weight of 167, now I am 171. ( Was 175) I did go on HRT which doesnt help much. but I am really trying to be serious now. By May I need to be down at least 10 ... Read more
the 84 day countdown
Monday, April 20, 2009      0 comments

Five years ago when I read Bill Phillips book Body for life, I weighed more that I ever had before. That book changed my life and I lost 45 pounds. Today, about 20 has popped back onto me and its time to get serious again. Its 84 days c... Read more