Gluten Free Living - My GF Story
Let me start this blog post with a disclaimer:
I am gluten-free but I have not had official blood tests to confirm gluten intolerance, nor have I had any testing of the villi in the intestinal track to determine celiac. I used the oldest... Read more
Where did two years go?
I haven't been back here for two years.... and so much has happened including my weight gain. Like so many before me, I didn't just gain back what I lost I gained back more :(
It's been a bit of a tough time over these two years: I inju... Read more
Let's try this again
I have been away from SparkPeople a long, long time. No-one will be surprised to hear that I have gained back all the weight I lost before :( I get discouraged with myself, because it shouldn't be this hard to keep weight off. I am going thro... Read more
When I exercise, I feel...
I feel like I have accomplished something good for my body and I have much more energy. I found a great workout buddy who shares my goals, and we go to the gym 3 or 4 times a week.
I have had access to this gym at my job for ... Read more
A new trophy, breaking 150, and getting to "10 lbs lost" today
Today is starting out to be a good day
I got the next trophy level, broke 150, and I finally earned... Read more
How SparkPeople has changed my life
I have .4 pounds to lose to reach my 10 lb loss milestone - and life feels so good! I lost 5 pounds before I found Spark, so really, it will be 15 lbs, but I am only counting my official loss since joining Spark. I am so excited about this - i... Read more
The challenge of lunch
I find lunch to be the biggest challenge for me. When I am at work, most of my friends want to go out for lunch, and I do too!
Eating out is always a challenge, especially for limiting sodium. No matter how hard I try, I almost always go o... Read more
It's hard to believe that summer is almost over. I haven't blogged in several months, but I am still here, trying hard to lose weight and get healthy.
Summer is always a challenge for me, because of the picnics and family gatherings, never... Read more
Visit to the doctor
Today I had a 3 month follow-up with my doctor, and she was very happy with my progress. My blood pressure was down by about 25 pts for the top number and about 10 pts on the bottom - a major improvement.
She asked me what I was doing to e... Read more
Buy a New Scale, Gain 4 Lbs
I bought a new scale yesterday - a digital model - and what do you know, I weigh 4 lbs more than on the old scale ... Read more
A Week Gone By
Well, a week has gone by, and a busy week it was! The interesting thing is that despite being very busy, I felt happier and much less stressed out.
I will have exercised 5 times this week (after today's workout), and it feels really good... Read more
Oh my aching body
Well, I bought resistance bands yesterday, and of course I had to try out all the exercises on the insert.... doing that on top of walking 2 miles has left me one hurting person. Silly me! And on Friday, I attended a sample ball class, so it m... Read more
The weekend is here, and I decided to reward myself by first doing some light stretches. Thank you Sparkpeople for the awesome videos! ... Read more
Let the Journey Continue
I have been in a turnaround strategy for about 6 weeks. I started my journey by tracking my food on a different site, but then I found this one. Impressive! Here I can learn more about all kinds of things...
I started out weighing in at 1... Read more