Saturday, April 02, 2011     

It's been more than one year since I met my goal and I am still keeping the weight off. Here are a few things that I have learned about myself: 1. I am still a work in progress 2. It's ok to be a little hungry 3. I don't have to kill my... Read more
Bad food.....
Sunday, February 13, 2011     

....good food. Eat this, not that! Don't we all just get tired of hearing all this conflicting information. I know I do. You know what? It all gets so down right frustrating when first you hear calcium is good then bad. Carbs good then bad. Fat ... Read more
still around
Friday, October 29, 2010     

After a long break from Spark (about 7 months) I'm back. I am still maintaining. I have gone up a couple pounds here and there but still lower than my original goal. I am not tracking all my calories especially dinner. It's too much for me to t... Read more
New goals
Wednesday, March 24, 2010     

Since I am sort of in maintenance mode I have decided to make up a few new goals for myself to keep myself motivated. Here they are: 1. Decrease my sodium intake. Keep it at 2400mg or below. High Blood Pressure runs in my family. My mom had... Read more
Healthy Living Survey
Saturday, March 20, 2010     

1. What did you eat for breakfast? Orowheat thins with 3 egg whites and a slice of 2% American cheese 2. How much water do you drink a day? eep, i don't know how much. I drink a lot though, probably more than 8 cups 3. What is your... Read more
Saturday, March 20, 2010     

ah yes I have been having cravings for margaritas for quite some time. Yesterday I gave in and had two made with Patron Silver and Margarita lime mix. Boy they were yummy! Guess what I didn't feel the least bit guilty. I ate some carne asada of ... Read more
Goal Met!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010     

I surpassed my initial weight goal of 110. I am now at 109.6. I think I want to maintain some where around 110-105. But we'll see. My problem areas are my arms and my thighs. My arms went from being 13" at the beginning of this journey to curren... Read more
Happy Monday!
Monday, March 15, 2010     

Didn't do so great yesterday. I had a potluck and one of the gals brought a bunch of sweet treats. Including a muffin that looked like a hamburger. It was awesome! I had chips and grilled chicken. And who knows what else. I lost track of what I ... Read more
fared well
Sunday, March 14, 2010     

Yesterday I did not too bad. there was alchohol. I had some Malibu rum and pineapple. Wasn't sure how much was used to make the drink so I tried to over estimate the cals. Then some how I managed to have a double shot of tequila. Yeah i know. ... Read more
busy weekend
Saturday, March 13, 2010     

So I have a couple of events this weekend both revolving around food. One of my downfalls is eating too much when I am with friends. I plan on not over eating and watching my portions. Since this is a lifestyle change I must learn this skill. Be... Read more
Today I promise....
Friday, March 12, 2010     

no more of this moping around and laying in bed for most of the day. I need to at least get in a bit of walking. So this morning my goal is to walk my daughter to school and back and get a few errands done. wish me luck.... Read more
don't feel like eating much
Thursday, March 11, 2010     

Ever since having this little heart problem I am now grossed out of pizza and junk food. I am afraid to eat any of it. My mom has high blood pressure and high cholesterol is a little overweight but still continues to eat food she shouldn't. Make... Read more
feeling better
Wednesday, March 10, 2010     

Saw the cardiologist today and my EKG was not abnormal this time around. He still wants me to wear a Holter monitor for 24hrs and then do a stress test. I feel lethargic these past few days. I've been eating more fruits and veggies and now it se... Read more
I hate this
Tuesday, March 09, 2010     

I hate not being active. It's only been one day but I truly enjoy lifting my weights ( although they are not heavy), I enjoy walking, using the elliptical and getting my but moving. I feel all around better. I was in bed for most of the day yest... Read more
no cardio for me
Monday, March 08, 2010     

Well this morning I woke up with some chest pains but didn't feel too bad. Decided to drink my tea and head out to the gym. But as soon as I started to use the elliptical my chest started to hurt. Needless to say I got off and headed home. After... Read more

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