I'm a Survivor WEEK ONE
Monday, January 10, 2011      3 comments

A survivor of the famous holiday weight-gain...I successfully made it through avoiding the temptation of the massive amounts of Halloween Candy....I had a gastric virus on... Read more
Planning Ahead
Thursday, October 14, 2010      2 comments

The last few weeks have been on and off with my devotion and motivation to getting healthy. Initially, I lost nearly 25lbs, %25 of my goal, but have sadly gained 15 back with this on/off phase I am going through. I am hoping that the new ... Read more
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      1 comments

I ran off of the road into a ditch. The ditch was full of McDonald's french fries, Fountain Coke, pizza, cookies, chips, and everything else to throw a person into cardiac distress. During the beginning of the month, I was determined and f... Read more
Pants on the Ground
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      10 comments

And, yeah I felt like a fool too just like the song goes but it felt great at the same time to notice physical progress. ... Read more
Week 4 WW Weigh In
Monday, August 02, 2010      1 comments

Last week and even the entire weekend was fabulous. I put in my food journal every single bite that went into my body, drank lots of water, and made healthy food choices. Although we did go out for dinner/lunches more than I would have liked, I ... Read more
Fresh Garden Veggie Chili with Sausage
Monday, August 02, 2010      3 comments

I have so many tomatoes and peppers from my garden, I don't know what to do with them! I don't do canning, so I decided to make my own recipes for the next few days. Tonight I am making Chili, and we will eat it with Smart Taste Elbow Macaroni w... Read more
If only...
Saturday, July 31, 2010      6 comments

If only my motivation, determination and ability to be strict with my choices would stay they way they have been over the past few days. Although I was put in (or allowed myself to be in) some tough situations where food choices haven't al... Read more
TGI Wednesday
Thursday, July 29, 2010      2 comments

Today has been a great day! I woke up early and made a big, healthy breakfast. I had Van's Organic Lite Waffles with sugar free syrup, blueberries and strawberries, an omelet made with egg beaters, spinach, fresh-from-the-garden tomato dices, an... Read more
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

I saw a blog where someone shared their 10 must-have food/accessories for their weight loss journey. I found it interesting, so I decided to share mine! 1.) Grapes!! My favorite snack. ... Read more
Slow motion
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

I feel like I have been in a trance all day. I had nausea this morning and acid reflux. I wasn't able to eat breakfast in fear that I'd throw up so I drank two bottles of water and took a Zantac. Before lunchtime I had a Thomas Everything ... Read more
Self Sabotage
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      4 comments

So the last few days haven't been what I'd call productive. The choices I've made only contributed to a 2 pound gain on the scale today at Weigh In. I KNOW I am able to follow the plan, achieve the goals I set for myself, and lose the wei... Read more
Lost 4...DAYS.
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

The weigh in tomorrow Isn't going to be so great. The weekend, well Thursday-Today has been nothing but greasy, fatty, fried, artery-clogging,and yet terrific at the same time. Thursday, I helped my friend move an hour away. I walked 2 mi... Read more
Today, I feel...
Thursday, July 22, 2010      4 comments

BLAH... Not really much to report, just that I did really well with avoiding temptation, and food journalling. However, I didn't get to walk as much as I had hoped for. A measly 1759 steps is all. I slept in today, mostly be accident ... Read more
Feeling the burn
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      0 comments

Today was another awesome day. Since being on this "diet", my mood has changed significantly. I also have more energy than I have had in years and it seems like the more I move the the more determined and energetic I become. It's a strange, unex... Read more
Week Two Weigh In
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      1 comments

So the weekend went by way to quickly as usual. Saturday, I rested and completed some house work. I tracked my nutritional intake but didn't get in any real exercise. Sunday, I walked 1.8 miles at the cemetery. There are a lot of incl... Read more

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