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Body reactions to over eatting
Friday, August 12, 2016      4 comments

I started this week getting back on track after over eatting most of the summer. So instead of losing the weight I wanted before school started in September I gained. I'm not too surprised or really mad about it. We went on a cruise and I was ex... Read more
A week after strength training
Monday, June 13, 2016      1 comments

So far so good. I worked out for over an hour 5 days last week. I think I'll become faster after a little bit. I'm still trying to get used to using the machines and making sure I'm doing the exercise right. A few things that I learned this week... Read more
Strength training starts today!
Sunday, June 05, 2016      3 comments

I've been wanting to add some different elements to my exercising. I'm currently just doing cardio of walking on the treadmill. It's been convenient and doable but getting a little boring. I still need to do some cardio but instead of the hour 5... Read more
Lessons Learned
Saturday, January 09, 2016      3 comments

I have kind of been reflecting on my past year of dieting with the start of the new year. I have been at this for a while I think 4 years on Spark now. I had lost 50lb (started at 300) from Jan to July of last year. My daughter was getting marri... Read more
New measurements
Sunday, September 27, 2015      7 comments

I have been measuring myself each month to track non-scale progress. I have been forgetting the last few months (4 months) so I decided to do it today. Not bad 3 inches total. Most of the other measurements stayed the same but my waist was 1.5 i... Read more
Weddings done, new goals, lessons learned
Monday, July 20, 2015      2 comments

The last 6 months have been very busy with planning for my daughters wedding. I started with a goal to lose at least 60 lbs for the wedding. I didn't quite finish as strong as I would like but got about 40 off. I feel like I could have done bett... Read more
lessons learned
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      3 comments

Wow that was fast!I have been away for a few days, celebrating the end of the school year and I just gained 10 pounds in 4 days! I know it's not real weight gain but more interesting how my body reacts to being off my program. I over ate a bit e... Read more
bye 260's and focusing on the journey
Saturday, May 30, 2015      5 comments

Today was a big morning on the scale. I finally hit my 40lbs down mark. emoticon I'm looking forward to seeing a... Read more
Putting the "big" pants away
Saturday, May 16, 2015      3 comments

Today was a bit of a milestone and encouraging. I have been noticing that my pants have been getting loose again. I have lost 35 lbs since New Years. I did change to a smaller size pants once already but for some reason this change out was a lit... Read more
Easter weekend
Monday, April 06, 2015      4 comments

Well making my way back from a long Easter weekend. I didn't do too bad, just bigger portions of food some jelly beans, chocolate and oh yeah pie ... Read more
welcome 260's-but a little nervous
Saturday, March 21, 2015      4 comments

It might sound funny to be happy weighing in at 268 this morning but it has been a still about 10 years since my weight had a 26 in it. I still have a lot to go (120lbs)but it feels awesome to hit this milestone. It sounds weird but I'm a litt... Read more
okay, okay you were right :-)
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

I am by nature a very stubborn person, so when I started back to Spark again for the millionth time I said I will try and go against my typical ways. I am a night owl and had been exercising after work but kept having things come up and get in t... Read more
Sunday, October 12, 2014      6 comments

I weighed in again this morning and get so frustrated with myself. I keep relapsing again and again. I joined Spark in 3/11. I have been losing and gaining the same 20-25 pounds. I'll do well for a few months than boom back up again a few months... Read more
A loss makes you think...
Monday, June 16, 2014      10 comments

I feel like all I do is restart and restart my diet efforts. Life always seems to get in the way and I have a hard time making myself a priority or give myself the time to eat well. I just had one of big life's blow as I just lost my mom. It was... Read more
Time to restart again!
Saturday, May 17, 2014      3 comments

I don't know what it is ??? I'll start off strong in my focus to stay on target with my eating and then, life, holidays, stress happens and it's all down hill for a few months until I can regroup and get back to focusing. If I had a few pounds t... Read more

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