Bad News, Worse News and a Glimmer of Hope....
Monday, January 25, 2010 11 comments
THE BAD NEWS... I gained 3 pounds since last wednesday. I have been stuck for about 6 weeks and the scale had started to creep down a little bit and then BAM! POW! it shot up 3 pounds. Ugh! THE WORSE NEWS... I really got lazy the past... Read more
After 7 Months - What I Now KNOW!!!!!
Saturday, January 02, 2010 8 comments
This is the year that I'm actually going to accomplish what I set out to do. I am 1/2 way to my goal of losing 100 pounds. I am proud of what I 've accomplished but I don't want to do it 1/2 way. I could get by with what I've already attained... Read more
Who Knew! Eating Out Is Better When You Focus On The Company You Keep Instead Of What You Eat!
Friday, November 20, 2009 2 comments
Previously, whenever I went out to eat- what I was going to eat seemed so important. Where were we going, what did they serve, what appetizers would I get, what dessert... Now that I am Sparked that has all changed for me. Last night I me... Read more
Shopping in the "Regular" Size Section....Priceless!
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8 comments
I am meeting my college roommates for dinner in a few days and I decided that I would by something inexpensive to wear. I've decided that I am not spending a lot of money on new clothes until I am at my goal weight. So I went to Target t... Read more
1/2 Way to My Goal and Thankful to My SparkFriends!
Saturday, October 31, 2009 3 comments
I haven't really lost any weight for the past 3 weeks. If you look at my blogs you can see that I've really been struggling- mentally. In the past that would have done me in. I would just say to myself that I can't do it and that it was just t... Read more
Sunday, October 25, 2009 3 comments
Ok- I have been "Sparkless" for the past 10 days or so. As you will read on my 10/17 blog I don't know what happened. I was totally side swiped. So I read all of the wonderful suggestions that my fellow sparkers left me regarding my sit... Read more
Something's Off and I Don't Know What or Why?
Saturday, October 17, 2009 11 comments
Until this week I have been doing pretty well with my goal of getting healthy and losing weight. I've lost 48 pounds since May and I've gone from barely being able to walk a flight of stairs without needing oxygen - to running (slowly of course... Read more
Putting a Small Idea into Action - Part 2
Saturday, October 03, 2009 5 comments
Well its been one month since I decided to make the goal of running the Race for the Cure 5 K in May 2010. I joined the Spark Run/Walk Challenge Team and here are my results. Monthy goal: to walk/run 40 miles in September. Achievement: A... Read more
OMG! Under 200 for first time in 9 years!
Monday, September 21, 2009 15 comments
I can't believe it. I got on the scale this AM and thought my eyes were deceiving me. I got off and back on again, the same thing happened. It read 199.1 lbs.! I started jumping around and then the tears just came. I am sooo happy. I'v... Read more
Finally - the courage to post a pic!
Thursday, September 10, 2009 10 comments
On July 9, 2009 I did not have the courage to post a picture of myself on my Sparkpage (see my blog post). Now 2 months later, I finally have the courage to do it. I'm not too happy with the image, but I am not ashamed of it any more. I know ... Read more
Ok, So It Was Like A Soap Opera Story Line....
Friday, September 04, 2009 4 comments
Yesterday something happened to me. To be honest as I look back on it, its as if I wasn't even myself! It was like when an evil identicle twin locks up the heroine in a basement and goes out pretending to be her but doing bad things and no one... Read more
Ok, So I Put A Small Idea Into Action Today and I'm Scared!
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 10 comments
Well it started with an idea - Run the Race For The Cure in May instead of Walk. Then I told one person DEB1SULLIVAN (because she had blogged about running a 5K) She encouraged me so I got the courage to ,,, Posted it on my SparkPage.... Read more
Age Rating is Needed on Dance Workout Videos!
Thursday, August 27, 2009 5 comments
This morning I decided to change up my routine a bit. I have notice that I've begun using derogitory words to describe Jillian Michaels with whom I have a love/hate relationship. Love how hard she makes me work - Hate how hard she makes me wor... Read more
Not So Healthy Today
Sunday, August 16, 2009 4 comments
Well today I did not eat healthy. It's the first time in a long time and it was just stupid of me. My husband took the family out for breakfast and let me sleep in. He very kindly brought me something back that he thought was healthy, but it ... Read more
Staring down 200...
Sunday, August 09, 2009 9 comments
Well I can see 200 on the horizon. The giant mountains that seemed to stand between me and 200 have gone by the wayside. There is still a bit of a journey to reach it but it appears that the major obstacles have been diminished. I haven't vis... Read more
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