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Thursday, January 21, 2016      2 comments

This week, I have been lacking in motivation. This is the second week of the semester classes. Between work and teaching 2 classes, I just have not found that mojo to get up in the morning and workout. I am glad that next week is a new week and ... Read more
Meal Planning
Monday, January 11, 2016      3 comments

This is the first week of meal planning. I made out a list of meals for this week. Found a free pdf online that includes a shopping list. I pretty much used spark recipes for this first week. Over time, I will probably add some 21 day Fix friend... Read more
Small goals
Sunday, January 10, 2016      1 comments

Last year I did big goals. However, it was discouraging because I never felt like I was able to reach any of my goals. So for this year I am going to use short term goals. I am trying to be down 8 pounds my March 1. And then I will evaluate an... Read more
Looking forward to 2016
Friday, January 01, 2016      1 comments

I am excited for a new year and a new goal. For 2015, I have lost 50 pounds and have become stronger. Dropped a few pant sizes and tshirt sizes. So for 2016, I am looking to lose another 50 pounds to bring myself down under 200. I also would lik... Read more
Stalling and motivation
Monday, November 02, 2015      1 comments

I have done a great job losing 55 pounds and keeping it off so far. I have not been as motivated this past month as I have been in the past. Some mornings I just do not feel like getting up and working out. November is a new month and I am deter... Read more
Exciting times
Saturday, September 05, 2015      0 comments

I went to put on a pair of shorts this morning and they fell off my butt. During the week, I wear office professional clothes but during the weekend I don't. So I have noticed a bigger change from weekend to weekend. I had to go buy some new ski... Read more
I am Shrinking :)
Sunday, August 16, 2015      3 comments

This morning one of the ladies in our Sunday School class mentioned that I am shrinking. She has noticed that I am looking different each week. At first she thought it was just me wearing different clothes. However, today she said that was not t... Read more
still going strong
Monday, August 10, 2015      2 comments

Now at 257 days in this journey. I have had my ups and downs. As long as I am getting stronger and toner and healthier and lighter I have considered it a success. My weight as gone down drastically. I started off at 297. I am now hovering betwee... Read more
Cannot believe it
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      0 comments

I cannot believe that I am still riding a 200 day streak. This is the longest that I have stuck with sparkspeople. I am still getting up at 5:30 every morning. Even this morning when I was not feeling the greatest, I still got up and ran this mo... Read more
still moving along
Friday, May 15, 2015      0 comments

Earlier this week, spent time at an out of town meeting. It is really hard to eat healthy when you have to eat out a lot. I tried to be healthy by eating fish when we were out. But that did not help on the money side of things. I also enjoyed wo... Read more
I can do this
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      0 comments

The semester is almost over. Giving finals this week with graduation on Saturday. Thus freeing up a ton of time. I just have one class for next semester instead of three and plus I have all summer to plan for the fall! I am looking forward to ju... Read more
Noticing more changes
Friday, May 01, 2015      2 comments

So I wore a Maxi dress today. Normally my belly shows some. However, today, it was not as prevalent has it has been. I also pulled out a shirt that my MIL got me a few years ago. It is an XL and it actually fit. When she bought it for me, it did... Read more
30 Pounds Down!!
Monday, April 27, 2015      1 comments

I have been working hard for the past 4 months. I started in December but hit the workouts and the eating healthier in January. The hard work is showing off. I am down 30 pounds. I do not know if anyone can notice or not outside my husband. But ... Read more
Its like having a new wardrobe
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      1 comments

So I was able to wear a shirt that I have not worn in a few years. It is like a have a whole new wardrobe. I wonder what else I have in my wardrobe that I can now wear. It is exciting to see all the hard work that I have been putting into losing... Read more
Moving along
Friday, April 10, 2015      3 comments

Last week was spent fulfilling my civic duty. In other words, I had jury duty. I tried to eat as healthy as I could that week. Found a great sandwich shop near the court house that I could walk to and then enjoyed lunch outside. I did not sleep ... Read more

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