JOY8979's Blogs

Starting Over
Sunday, July 14, 2013      1 comments

Alot has change since my last blog about a year ago. I quit my job last December, moved into my new home in January, started therapy & was diagnosed with Bipolar II in January, stopped homeschooling my three kids last month & just enrolled mysel... Read more
A Year Later...
Monday, August 13, 2012      4 comments

Well its been almost a year since I've been on Sparkpeople and alot has happen since then. Our move to NC went pretty smooth. My husband is now working for Guilford County as a Detention Officer and he's also receiving 60% disability from VA for... Read more
3 Weeks Later...
Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

With being so busy preparing for my upcoming move in a couple of weeks, I really haven't been able to workout the last few weeks. I've still been pretty active though. Getting this place ready for a move is alot of work especially since we've be... Read more
Week 19
Monday, July 25, 2011      1 comments

Its another week and despite everything that's been going on here, I was able to get in 3 days of working out last week! Also thanks to SparkPeople, I found out the day after my last blog what might have been the reason why I've been so burnt ou... Read more
Week 18
Monday, July 18, 2011      3 comments

So I had another mediocre week of dieting/working out and I ended up gaining almost a lb in less than a week but my body fat % and tapes remained the same. I'm just trying to take it easy and workout when I can especially when I'm not exhausted ... Read more
Week 17 + 2 Days
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      4 comments

Well its been over a week since I deputed my new bikini (pic above) and I've pretty much have been spiraling downhill ever since. I guess I can blame a little on Aunt Flo ... Read more
Week 16
Monday, July 04, 2011      1 comments

I had an amazing week last week, totally devoted to working out not only for 6 days but also getting in two workouts (running and kettlebell) in for 5 of those days and it really paid off because not only did I lose a 1/2in off my waist, I also ... Read more
Week 15
Monday, June 27, 2011      5 comments

I had an ok week last week. I only got in 3 days of working out but I was still pretty active since my inlaws were still in town visiting. I ended up losing 1lb & a 1/2in off my thighs. My goal of wearing my new bikini never happened though but ... Read more
Week 14
Monday, June 20, 2011      1 comments

Well last week was an ok week. I didn't reach my goal of working out 6 days but I did workout for 5 days so I guess that's not bad especially considering my in-laws are in town visiting. I did gain a couple of ounces and almost 1% body fat but a... Read more
Week 13
Monday, June 13, 2011      3 comments

I'm still chugging along. I'm striving to do a 6-day workout week along with healthy eating and some weeks have been better than most. Case in point, the week before I got 6 days & last week I only got 4 days. I ended up losing almost a lb... Read more
Week 12 + 1 Day
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      8 comments

Well I had a pretty active week. I got 6 days of working out including conquering my fear of heights again by going up the Manitou Incline (pic above www.manitouinc... Read more
Honoring These Men This Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

Taken the time to honor the men from my husband’s unit and/or that he knew that died from wounds suffered during combat in Iraq & Afghanistan: 1) 1st Lt. Tyler H. Bro... Read more
Week 11
Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

Well I had a late start today due to sleeping in, so I'm going to keep this short & sweet. I still did my kb workout this morning. I did managed to workout 6 days last week, doing one day of running and one day of kettlebell, which is paying off... Read more
Week 10
Monday, May 23, 2011      3 comments

Well after last week's depressing blog ('Week 9'), things started looking up! First I lost 1lb and a 1/2in off my waist and thighs in 2days ('2 Days Later...' blog) and now I'm happy to say I lost another lb, another 1/2in off my waist and I'm b... Read more
2 Days Later...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

Well I was feeling very discouraged two days ago after seeing that I kept continuing to gain more weight and inches but once again my SparkFriends gave me the advice and encouragement I needed to dust the dirt off my shoulder and get back on tra... Read more

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