10 lb Challenge ~ August
Saturday, August 01, 2009      3 comments

I am going to start a 10 lb Challenge for the month of August. The idea is to: ~ Duh. Lose 10 lbs. ~ Exercise and eat right each day ~ Blog So, what did I do today? Well, for starters my ex-girlfriend is giving me a half truth abo... Read more
204.2 ~ (-64 lbs) Oh boy...that's the lowest in about seven years...
Friday, July 31, 2009      8 comments

After about a decade of being over 207 (that was the lowest I think about seven years ago - and I had to starve to get there), I weighed in at 204.2 today. I'm afraid to even get on the scale again for a fear that it is going to rise, but Monda... Read more
Smoking at the bar!!
Thursday, July 02, 2009      3 comments

I went to the bar last night and was entertained with all the interesting people that grace dollar beer and 15 cent shrimp night. My goal was to drink THREE beers and call it quits, but guess what? I drank SEVEN. OUCH! Ok, so I'll work off tho... Read more
Clipless Pedals Make My Bike GO!!!
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      0 comments

So after a year of struggling after my girlfriend with clipless pedals who kept saying "C'MON!!!" I have finally gotten a pair of my own. And guess what? Instead of struggling to maintain a mere 12 mph, I can now comfortably pedal at 15 mph...f... Read more
Trouble in paradise!
Monday, May 25, 2009      8 comments

Battery went out on my scale recently and I just got back on. 215. That's up NINE pounds from my very lowest weight. This, my friend, is a bad sign. So my goal is to get back to where I was. Obviously it is not my end goal, but as an interme... Read more
One year Sparkaversay!!
Sunday, April 05, 2009      6 comments

So, I've been hanging for a year and in that time have stopped smoking (again) and lost 60 lbs!! Yay Sparkpeople!... Read more
Six WEEKS!! NO Cigarettes!!
Thursday, April 02, 2009      8 comments

So, it looks like I quit on Feb 19th. I didn't even pay attention to the date because I thought it wouldn't stick, but here I am!!! It's been SIX WEEKS!! I'll have to say that my appetite still isn't quite under control. I've been tired fr... Read more
Discouraged about how much effort it takes!!!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      5 comments

Don't worry. I'm not going to bury myself in a plate of nachos...with sour cream...and bacon bits...mmm...and jalapenos...OKAY...NO. I'm not going to. What I just need to say is sometimes, when you are doing the right things, and the weigh... Read more
Training for 10k - June 11th - Enough time?
Sunday, March 15, 2009      1 comments

I could use some input on this one... 33yo, 208 lb female who has been sedentary all think it's possible to get to 10k by June 11th???!!! We'll try!!!! The Law Enforcement Torch Run is June 11th and is six miles. They run ... Read more
Day TWENTY-ONE. No Cigarettes!!!!!! Yipee!!
Friday, March 13, 2009      3 comments

Three weeks folks! Not a one! I've got this "issue" licked!! Well, I've moved onto my next goal which is to get my hind parts in gear and get below 200 lbs. That's a whole 9 lbs away. I. Can. Do. It!!!!!! (Too bad I got sick this... Read more
Day SIXTEEN. No Cigarettes!!!
Saturday, March 07, 2009      4 comments

Day sixteen. Wow have things changed. Had a day of emotional distress and still didn't smoke! Ate a meal, with coffee, and didn't think of cigarettes afterwards! Things are getting easier - including the pace at which food enters my mouth... Read more
Day THIRTEEN. No Cigarettes....
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      2 comments

Day thirteen. The physical need for a cigarette seems to have passed, although I still long to smoke after large meals. I just passed up a night with my girlfriend at the bar because (a) I'm tired and (b) Cigarette Smoke Everywhere!!! I s... Read more
Day EIGHT. No *$&#%@! Cigarettes...
Friday, February 27, 2009      1 comments

Increasingly agitated when I can't go out for a smoke. Biting my nails. Ravenous...actually consumed a Venti Frapachino for the first time in my life instead of the black coffee. Misc junk food finds its way into my mouth at all hours. It ... Read more
Day SEVEN. No Cigarettes...
Thursday, February 26, 2009      4 comments

For someone that has quit smoking numerous times in my life, I am finding this time the most difficult. Why? I think because I enjoy it so much, and honestly, I can afford it. There's no reason to quit, other then the possibility of lung cance... Read more
Six cigarettes...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      1 comments

Well, it's been six days. Can't say my eating the last couple of days has been great, but I can say that I haven't smoked...and boy have I been a bee-atch. Last night I actually broke down and cried when my girlfriend kept going outside for a c... Read more

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