The road to a healthy lifestlye......reflections of my journey.
Friday, September 14, 2007 3 comments
Being so close to goal seems like a great time to reflect on my journey to a healthier lifestyle.......so here goes The beginning: I was obese, out of shape, out of breath. I lacked energy, lacked self esteem and other than my son, there wa... Read more
An ahhhhh moment thanks to spark!
Thursday, September 13, 2007 5 comments
For those of you who are or were obese you will totally understand this blog. When I started my spark journey in February I weighed in at 196 pounds on a 5'4" frame....I was obese. My son was just over 2 years old.....I couldn't hold him on... Read more
I'm seeing things I haven't seen in a long time.....
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 2 comments
Since losing 58 1/2 pounds I'm seeing things on my body I haven't seen in a very long time. 1. wrist bones 2. collar bones 3. calf muscle definition 4. outter thigh definition 5. a hint of abs 6. a waist line Things I no long... Read more
If you eat ice cream on the elliptical does it have calories?
Thursday, September 06, 2007 3 comments
Hmmmm......question, if you eat 1/2 C. Edy's slow churned no sugar added ice cream on a sugar cone while working out on the elliptical....does it have calories? ... Read more
I broke another zero!
Saturday, August 25, 2007 10 comments
I just knew today would be the day, I was so anxious to see the scale I woke up out of a sound sleep at 3 AM, bleary eyed I stepped on the scale and there is was 159.50 woo hoo I broke another zero. The happy dance isn't quite the same when you'... Read more
The top ten reasons I still need spark!
Thursday, August 23, 2007 3 comments
1. Still not many family photos with me included, because I still don't like the way I look(although it is better now). I don't ever want my son to wonder where mom was when we did 'insert photo caption here" 2. I still have clothes in sizes 4... Read more
Top 10 reasons I needed Spark, revisited.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 3 comments
The top ten reasons I needed spark! 1. I could no longer can get my rings off to clean them. I now can remove them easily for cleaning. 2. My two year old could out run me. No longer, now we run & play together. 3. Every item I owned h... Read more
Monday, August 20, 2007 4 comments
Life is full of choices and I've been making bad ones regarding what I put in my mouth. I wish I could say someone was forcing me to eat, high fat, high calorie foods, not drinking my water, but they're not, this is my own doing. I have no-one ... Read more
I can see the light at the end of the tunnel!
Friday, August 10, 2007 2 comments
I'm so close to my goal weight, I can sooooo see the light at the end of the tunnel. It hasn't always been easy, but with persistance and perserverance, continuous monitoring and altering my game plan to account for life I'm closer to my goal th... Read more
I haven't been this light in years!
Thursday, August 09, 2007 1 comments
I haven't been this light in years, 4-5 years to be exact....I'm so happy. Exercise seems to be the key for me, although I do follow a healthy diet, consisting of fish, chicken, soy substitutes, whole grains, fruits & veggies, staying in my rang... Read more
New Exercise Ball
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 2 comments
I broke down and bought an exercise ball today. Got my first workout with it upon taking it out of the box..............pumping it up with that silly little hand pump! Boy my biceps and pecs got a workout and yes I'm counting it as strength trai... Read more
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