QUIETGIRL1971's Blogs

Change is a comin...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      2 comments

I'm so proud of myself. Not for the pounds lost. More for the change in attitude that has taken sooooo long to click. I've tried it all. Really. I had tremendous success on the 17 Day Diet but it couldn't sustain it long term. ... Read more
I forgot how frustrating this can be...
Thursday, January 19, 2012      4 comments

So I took a few months off. Not from exercise and diet- from tracking and holding myself accountable. It went well in the beginning. The weather was still reasonable and I was walking at lunch and kayaking on the weekends. Six hour kayak t... Read more
All About Me
Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

I read this on LVMAMAW's blog and thought it was a great way to get to know more about our Spark Friends. Your turn next! A. Age- The big 4-0 B. Books- OMG...I probably read 4-5 books a month. C. Chore- What's that? Isn'... Read more
I love my SparkFriends
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      6 comments

I love my SparkFriends for being there when I was teetering on the edge. I love my SparkFriends for cheering me on when things are going well...and supporting me when they aren't. I love my SparkFriends for their advice, motivation, an... Read more
Back on the road again...
Thursday, July 14, 2011      3 comments

This has been a fun summer. emoticon I've spent it traveling, boating and generally having fun. I'm cer... Read more
Back from vacation
Sunday, June 26, 2011      3 comments

I am back from my FL trip with my daughter. I definitely ate whatever I wanted but also got in a lot of exercise so the scale held steady. Now I am ready to get back on the program and continue towards my goal. C1D1 starts tomorrow! Dating... Read more
Online Dating
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      9 comments

This weekend I posted a profile on a free online dating website. Well, let me tell you, the crazies are out in full force. Even on a holiday weekend. Yep, no break for them. ... Read more
Another one bites the dust
Friday, May 27, 2011      5 comments

So less than two months in and new boyfriend is losing his appeal. It isn't really that he's done anything in particular. I just sort of get that vibe that he's not really that into me. ... Read more
Clothes Shopping...again!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      9 comments

I am so excited because I get to go clothes shopping...again. My 10s are too big and it is time to go buy some 8s. Yay! I have a few left over from my thinner days but most of my old summer stuff is size 6 and I am not there yet. I won't b... Read more
Fad diets......hmmmm
Monday, May 23, 2011      9 comments

For the past few months I have been suffering from a great deal of tummy distress. I only seem to encounter these problems when I am eating healthy. Historically, my non-diet eating (McDonalds, etc) never caused stomach problems. Frustr... Read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

So I wanted a new boyfriend. Be careful what you wish for. The bad... I now always have to have my hair and face just right. Very time consuming. I'm running out of cute outfits (that fit) that he hasn't seen, yet. I'm always maki... Read more
Confidence...slowly but surely
Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

So.... I must be feeling a bit better about myself. Smaller jeans will do that. Two sizes smaller will definitely do that. I posted a profile on a dating site. ... Read more
Healthy Breakfast
Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

As part of a challenge, I am posting a healthy, veggie-ful meal. My favorite weekend breakfast is an Eggbeaters omelet. I sauté diced red pepper, mushrooms and grape tomatoes in garlic. I add spinach to the mix and cover and steam while the egg ... Read more
Happiness is....
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      5 comments

When your teenage daughter, who typically ignores you, comes up to you while you're cooking dinner and says "Mom! You've gotten skinny!!" After I thanked her, I asked her what she wanted from me. She really didn't want anything- it was jus... Read more
Week One of My Walking Plan
Sunday, March 27, 2011      4 comments

Week One officially ended yesterday. I blogged early that I met my goal. The final stats: -Walked every day last week. -Logged in 32.07 miles (whew!!) I set my weekly goal at 25. I had a bonus of 7 hiking miles yesterday. I will kee... Read more

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