It's Been Awhile...
It has been awhile since I have posted anything on SparkPeople. I was on the IP diet and had some success - lost 30 lbs. However, it became too expensive and I was just tired of it. The one thing I learned is whatever you do to lose the weigh... Read more
It has been a while since I posted anything. I have lost 36 lbs since I started IP in September. I am about halfway to my goal. I made the decision to go off protocol for the holidays - too many parties, dinners, etc that I wanted to be a par... Read more
Slight Set Back
Last week I had to go away on business. Needless to say, I had a difficult time staying on protocol. No surprise I gained 3 lbs, which is not too bad considering I resorted to my old habits. I did well in the beginning of the trip, but toward... Read more
Week 8 and 30 lbs lighter
Well, I have been on IP for almost two months and have lost 30 lbs. Something I find just amazing. I am willing to admit sometimes the program can get rather boring. I feel if I eat another pudding or veggie I will ..... Well, you get my drif... Read more
Week 6 WI
I had an unofficial weigh in last night (my coach is away), but our scales similiar. I was down 5.5 lbs for a total of 26 lbs - Yeah Me!! I am so happy I finally found something that works for me. I have been struggling with my weight and hyp... Read more
I had week 5 weigh-in last Thursday and l lost 6.8 lbs, bringing my grand total to 20 lbs in 5 weeks!!!
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Week 4 Weigh-In
I had my fourth weigh-in last night and I had no weight loss. In the past, I would have been dismayed and used it as an excuse to quit the program. But it wasn't like that this time, my first thought was "Hey, I have lost 13 lbs in one month. ... Read more
Finishing Week 3 - Starting Week 4
So I have finished the third week of the Ideal Protein Plan. I lost 4.8 lbs this week. A total of 13 lbs in 3 weeks. This is truly a miracle for me. I have never lost this much weight this fast ever. I am so happy to have found something th... Read more
Finishing Week II onto Week III
I have completed the second week of the IP program. This week proved a little more difficult, but I managed to survived it. I lost 1.6 lbs this week. Last week I thought I lost 6.6, but I acutally lost 7.4 lbs. Bringing my total weight loss ... Read more
It's been several months since I blogged anything. I started the new year with a bang, but by the beginning the spring, I had become very discouraged. I was at the gym at 5:45 in the morning exercising 4-5 days a week. I was eating right for ... Read more
I weighed myself today and I could not believed what the scale said...my weight was 244 lbs. I couldn't believe it. So I got off and weighed myself again and low and behold...the same number popped up again!!! I was so elated that I took my m... Read more
A New Year - A Fresh Start
I can't believe 2010 is here!! I feel this year is my year!! I turn 50 in May. I feel if I don't do it this year, I never will. So it's now or never. I have made out my goals for all areas my life so I am not just focusing on my weight.
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It's been awhile!!
It's been awhile since I blogged anything. I have been off again/on again. No I am back on. I get so easily discouraged. For awhile, I watch what I eat, I work out like a fiend and get nothing for my efforts. I read other people's blogs and ... Read more
Back on Track....AGAIN
July has been a difficult month. Try as I may I just can't seem to get it together. I start off with a WHAM, but fizzle out in the end. I think I am just feeling sorry for myself. I know my thyroid is making it difficult for me to lose weig... Read more
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One Day At A Time
My one day at a time strategy appears to be working. Although I am three days into it, it seems to be working for me. I don't feel as stressed about the dieting thing because I realize it is an on-going process and I will not be perfect all th... Read more