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Day 19
Saturday, December 19, 2009      1 comments

Well here I am! Only 19 days into the real challenge, and I'm already past 1/4 of the way into my weight loss goal!!! I haven't been very consistent with logging into SP recently, but I've been taking the lessons so far to heart. I'm watching ... Read more
Day 13
Sunday, December 13, 2009      1 comments

Well, I'm still here and still keeping the positive attitude that I know I'll need to succeed! I had a few really bad days due to a very stressful situation at home and a nice head cold as well. I didn't have the energy to turn the pc on, let ... Read more
Day 2
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      2 comments

So I'm on day 2 of the challenge. I'm feeling good because I have clearly defined, and measurable goals. I have a solid plan for achieving those goals. I'm building a good network of support. I've taken my 'before' photos and measurements.... Read more
DAY ONE!!!!!
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      2 comments

So today is day one of the real challenge! I'm still excited about it, and ready to move forward! I have the fridge stocked with healthy foods and lots of quick, nutritious choices for emergency eating. Chris and I are taking photos a... Read more
A Change of Heart
Friday, November 27, 2009      0 comments

Still working towards my goals! And still loving the SparkPeople site! I have to say that I was most interested in all the tools the site offered at first. I'm a bit obsessive compulsive, and all the trackers and goal setting really appeale... Read more
Way too much...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      1 comments

So I just got out of my staff meeting, which was a potluck meeting attended by about 30 people. That meant 30 dishes. And I ate some of all of them. I am so full right now that I can't take a full breath! I have to learn some control.....moderat... Read more
Did it again!
Sunday, November 22, 2009      1 comments

I acheived all of my Fast Break goals today, and one extra goal I set for myself! Did a bunch of work on my Spark motivation stuff too! Still liking it here alot!... Read more
My water war...
Sunday, November 22, 2009      1 comments

So here's my dilemma: I work in a lab with biohazardous material and human tissue all day long. No food or drinks allowed. I've been finding it challenging to fit in all the water I need. I never had a water issue (8-10 a day) when I was at my o... Read more
First successes!
Sunday, November 22, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I met all my Fast Break goals! I really like this plan of starting small and measuring everything! I didn't meet my nutritional goals, but now instead of focusing on my failures, I have a whole set of successes to be proud of! I know I... Read more
So now what?
Saturday, November 21, 2009      2 comments

Thanks for the welcome so far! I'm taking a little more time and re-reading some of the intro stuff to see if I missed something. I'm confused about the stages....how do they work? How do I know when to move from FastBreak to Healthy Diet Habits... Read more
Day 1 is technically Dec. 1....
Friday, November 20, 2009      4 comments

....but here I am! So far this site seems endless, and a bit overwhelming! I want to try everything, but just don't have the time right now. I'm hoping I can stick with it on here, and maybe make some permanent changes in myself. This seems like... Read more