50 pounds lost!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      12 comments

I'm giving myself the Sparkpeople Goodie diamond in recognition of losing 50 pounds on this weight loss journey. This set me back 5,000 points and it was worth it! I achieved this milestone on 9/22/13! 32 of the 50 pounds has been lost eat... Read more
Stop Raging on Yourself
Saturday, July 27, 2013      5 comments

I have made it an art raging on myself. It's time stop and start with some self-love and appreciation. It's time to recognize when goals are met and reward ourselves. I have been trying to change my mindset about this and have been making ... Read more
30 Pounds Lost!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      12 comments

Well, I finally made it to 30 pounds lost from my heaviest weight of 225! It has taken me 2 years. Basically, the first year I lost about 20 pounds, the second year I maintain that loss and now I have lost 12 pounds in the last 2 months living a... Read more
You got me! Must measure starches!!
Monday, July 22, 2013      4 comments

Ok, you got me!!! I have to measure my starches! 1/2 cup at lunch and 1/2 cup at dinner! (Also, 1/4 unpopped popcorn). This McDougall idea of eating starches until I'm satisfied just doesn't work for someone who has body just ... Read more
Eliminating the Bad Stuff from the Vegan Diet
Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

Well, I polished off the the last of the vegan sour cream today. So, it's gone and I'm NOT buying anymore. What's left: Chips (The kids keep chips around and I just have to keep remembering that they just have too much oil and the baked o... Read more
Family Friendly Vegan Meal Plan
Sunday, July 14, 2013      5 comments

(I only cook Mon.-Thurs.) Mon.- pasta Tue.- taco bowls Wed.- white chili Thurs.- pizza Mon.- rice dish Tue.- wraps Wed.- chili Thurs.- baked potatoes (top w/leftover chili) We eat out on Fri. & Sat. and just scrounge around ... Read more
Monday, July 08, 2013      8 comments

I have officially lost 10 pounds in a month eating a healthy vegan low fat lifestyle (I'm not calling it a diet!)...I am following the Starch Solution to the best of my ability. The only thing that I just can't seem to give up is vodka! I h... Read more
Calling All Vegans Who Have Lost a Lot of Weight!!!!!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

I have been searching for some big losers who are vegans on Spark and I'm not having much luck! I'd love to hear from some people who have lost a lot of weight living the vegan lifestyle. Even if you aren't out there, I'm going to keep on going ... Read more
Trying Out the VB6 Diet (Vegan Before 6)
Monday, June 10, 2013      7 comments

Mercy! I have tried a lot of diets during my time on Sparkpeople! My problem is I hate being fat, but I love to eat. Maybe the VB6 approach will allow me to eat some healthy food without feeling deprived. Someone posted on Amazon that they lost ... Read more
No Dinner Diet Update
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      0 comments

I am trying focus on getting this weight off in 5 pound increments. This way I won't get so discouraged by looking at how far I have to go. I'm hoping this strategy will help me stay focused and committed! I have not had dinner for two nigh... Read more
No Dinner Diet
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      3 comments

I feel terrible about gaining basically 25 pounds back of the almost 50 that I lost since August 2011. It really has sucked to see that weight pile back on. So, I fought a hard fight and gave up on one idea to pick up another. The No Dinner Diet... Read more
Rewarding Yourself
Sunday, April 29, 2012      2 comments

I have been on this journey for so long now. I have lost and gained and gained and lost and never really have gotten where I need or want to be. But that is because of me. Now I do a wonderfully fabulous job of criticizing myself and putting mys... Read more
Reducing Carbs for Health
Monday, March 12, 2012      3 comments

I was ordered by my doctor to adopt a low carb lifestyle in August 2011. I went hard core with it for a while and have gradually gotten back to a point where I was just eating anything...just very small portions. But this won't cut it for me, I ... Read more
ONLY a 3 lb. loss : (((((((
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      5 comments

After three weeks of staying on plan with my low carb eating (target 20g of carbs per day) and this was sooooooo challenging over the holidays, I ONLY LOST 3 POUNDS OVER THE LAST 3 WEEKS! I was hoping for 9 and would have been happy with 6, but ... Read more
Add a little extra exercise over the Christmas Break!
Thursday, December 22, 2011      0 comments

I have committed to 30 minutes of cardio per day. Since I am off work I am going to do 40 minutes per day. I would add even more, but I have a sinus infection right now. In the past, I would have used the sinus infection as a reason to lay on th... Read more

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