What a Difference a Week Makes!
Monday, January 09, 2012      9 comments

12/29 Is when I logged a weight....317. Was I doing anything to make that number to go down? No, but I was thinking a lot about it and starting back here, on Spark People. I was still eating my bags of sweets, not eating regular meals, except... Read more
Old Habits...I could Smell it!
Friday, January 06, 2012      10 comments

One of my old habits (as in one-week-old) was to sit up in my room, curled up in bed, reading a good book and eating CHOCOLATE! There were lots of different types of chocolate, Hershey Nuggest with almonds, boxes of chocolate, Snickers bar, Mil... Read more
Checking In
Thursday, January 05, 2012      7 comments

Here it is, the 5th day of a new year and I'm still sparking! My eating is going great, staying in my calorie range and eating healthy! It's amazing how I'm really getting more flavor and variety now that I'm making better food choices. ... Read more
Ms. Lazy...That's Me!
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      8 comments

Well I have to clarify that. I'm really NOT lazy. I mean I have one husband, 7 kids and 3 daycare kids so there is NOTHING lazy about my days. BUT... I DON'T WANT TO EXERCISE! With my spare moments I'd much rather read a book or sit on m... Read more
January 1st, 2012
Sunday, January 01, 2012      5 comments

With this being the first day of a new year I feel an obligation to write down my new year resolutions/goals. But I'm not. In the past I've totally been a goal writer, a list maker. I think setting goals are very important and for years h... Read more
Trying to get back on track!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      12 comments

It's been 5.5 months since I lost sight of my goal...Taking care of ME! During that time I've put back on approximately 21lbs that I had lost...SIGH! At least it wasn't the whole 30lbs. During those five months I've known I should be eati... Read more
30lbs GONE!
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      23 comments

I've joined the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge which starts tomorrow. Their weigh-in days are Wednesdays so I'm switching, for now, to that instead of Tuesdays. I got on the scale this morning and it showed...294.8...30.2lbs GONE! (Since M... Read more
My Son the Warden
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      14 comments

Yesterday was a challenging day. I had just gotten back from the beach where I spent the holiday weekend with my youngest kids. I have to admit my eating wasn't 100% clean. Saw a weight gain on the scale this morning, and YES saw the number 3... Read more
2 Months, Gym, Triathlon and Beach!!!
Friday, May 27, 2011      11 comments

Yes, I have TONS to talk about!! 2 MONTHS - So as of yesterday I've been back on Spark and on my healthy journey for two months!!! I took measurements yesterday but unfortunately didn't take them when I first started. I do have the origin... Read more
Weigh-In #9 and Photos from my Journey
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      20 comments

Today has been 9 weeks since I've started my healthy living! During that time I took a four day trip to Utah, right at the beginning (first week), and a five day trip to Arizona (I've been home a week). With the traveling I'm very impressed wi... Read more
WooHoo, Uh-HUH, Happy Dance!!! (video blog)
Friday, May 20, 2011      23 comments

So I didn't mean to take it as a video, was using my 11-year-old's camera. But emoticon What a nice surprise t... Read more
Weigh In # 8
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      16 comments

So as of today I've been on this weight loss journey for 8 weeks ( not even two months yet). The past two weeks have been successful as far as my choices have gone but very depressing on the Scale. I was a little apprehensive about going o... Read more
Monday, May 16, 2011      8 comments

After a wonderful weekend in Arizona with two of my brothers and their wive (plus many others) I have come to a realization...I am FATTER than I realized, I am UNHEALTHIER than I realized and I've realized I REALLY have NOT been living life. ... Read more
Friday, May 13, 2011      11 comments

So I survived my plane rides. On my second flight, whish was the longest, I sat by a wonderful lady. We were able to visit a bit and I was able to finish my book. Walking through 3 airports definitely gave me the steps I needed on my pe... Read more
Thursday, May 12, 2011      9 comments

...At the airport. I'm here! I'm breathing deep and recognizing that everyone around me is just the same as me, no better no worse. I've had a great day. Woke up at 5:30 to get a workout in before kids woke up and daycare kids arrived. ... Read more

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