MICHELE6441's Blogs

Monday, August 01, 2011      1 comments

For some reason when I have written down my goals in the past, it has been harder to commit to them. This time I am going to take the advice of an article I read today on Sparkpeople and write them down in a positive manner. Not a negative wor... Read more
30 Perfect Days
Thursday, July 28, 2011      1 comments

I am trying to have a streak of 30 days without going over food budget, with exercising each day, drinking water only (1 cup o' tea), and sleeping well! The sleeping well part is the part that is hard right now. My kids come into my room every ... Read more
Week of July 25th will be the week I lose the next 5 pounds~
Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

So, I have been stuck at a plateau/up down up down moment for about 2 months now! The sad part is I know why this is happening and how to stop it from happening. If I were at a real plateau, I would not be able to lose weight while doing every... Read more
PMS Stinks
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

This is the last excuse I use in my effort at losing weight! PMS truly makes me have what I like to call uncontrollable cravings! My hormones must be so strong at this time. I really need some help in learning to control these STRONG cravings... Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      0 comments

Ok, so my plan was not so great today, but tomorrow I have my plan already in the food tracker. I usually do better when I have eveything planned out for myself in advance. I don't know why, but it seems like I can maintain my 15 pound loss, b... Read more
Plan for the week
Saturday, July 16, 2011      0 comments

I need a plan of attack for this week. I have been unfocused lately; I think it is mostly due to lack of sleep (which is why this will be as short and sweet as I am capable of :) Plan for the week: Breakfast: Lite English Muffin with Peanut ... Read more
Nutrition is Key to Weight Loss!
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      2 comments

The longer I continue my effort at healthful living, the more I realize that nutrition is THE most important factor in the weight loss battle! Yes, for me it is a battle; sometimes I am winning the battle and sometimes not so much...but I am go... Read more
Almost...but not quite
Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

This morning I moved my scale a little, so it ended up on an uneven part of the floor. Have you ever done this before? Well, it is a little exciting at first because it made it look as if I had lost 10 pounds overnight! I knew that it was wro... Read more
Healthy Life is For Me!
Thursday, July 07, 2011      0 comments

I had a memory today of the day that I decided to change my lifestyle instead of going on antoher diet. That memory was of me taking my blood pressure in a grocery store and the reading being 188/88. It was shocking and scary, but it made me r... Read more
4th of July is not a good weight loss weekend for me:~(
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      4 comments

This weekend my brother-in-law and his wife came to visit for the first time in 1 year or more. I guess I used that as a reason to CELEBRATE! I ate too much and drank too much for three days straight. Result of this wonderful weekend: + 6 poun... Read more
Thursday, June 30, 2011      1 comments

I am feeling very much like Tony the Tiger lately, but not because I have been eating Frosted Flakes! Exactly the opposite as a matter of fact. I still am impressed with my ability to move through the plateau in which I was stuck for a while an... Read more
Lowest Weight in Journey!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

This morning I woke up to the wonderful surprise of the lowest weight in over 2 years! Although I am still not where I want to be in the end, I am proud of this achievment. I think I actually needed a slight break and refocus because I was goin... Read more
Yeah Monday!
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      0 comments

I can't believe I am saying yeah to Monday, but I really just needed the weekend to be over so I could feel renewed and reenergized in my new healthy way of life. For about 3 months I was going so strong and was sooo motivated that I truly thou... Read more
Bad Weekend
Sunday, June 26, 2011      1 comments

This past weekend was the first really bad food time that I have had since I had the high blood pressure reading in March. I have a few reasons (excuses) as to why this happened. PMS, stress over fighting with my kids and husband over their be... Read more