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Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

A year later... here I am, right where I was a year ago. It is hard not to be discouraged but, I know this past year I have not made myself a priority like I should. I feel like I keep putting off getting healthy. Like I'll start next Monday ... Read more
Friday, September 26, 2014      0 comments

Well, this month is almost over and, though I haven't lost any weight, I do have a success to report... I am on week 4 of C25K!! I have had trouble building momentum in the past, so just this level of consistency is an achievement for me. Next... Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      5 comments

So I took a leave of absence from Sparkpeople and from my health and weight loss journey. It has been nearly a year and I have not moved forward with my goals. In fact, lets be honest, I gained 10 pounds!! When is enough enough? When is it ti... Read more
Thursday, December 19, 2013      3 comments

Well I made it to the gym today!! Small victories!! I already have a workout date this morning with my friend at 7 am then I will just need 3 more days this week to meet my goal. I did eat horrible today. I hate it when you eat something B... Read more
Lesson 1
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      8 comments

Small Steps Replacing old bad habits with new good ones takes time. I have a history of jumping into things all gung ho, only to run out of steam before I have even begun. I have never been a great finisher. A good starter, yes, but finish... Read more
Biking to work!!
Friday, August 16, 2013      4 comments

I live 2.5 miles from my job... I could walk to work but have drove my lazy self for the past 7 years. So today, my friend Julie and I rode our bikes to work. It is only the 2nd time we have done so but, I have to say, I enjoy the ride. The w... Read more
Is it really August?!
Thursday, August 15, 2013      7 comments

Here I am, starting over again... I am getting really good at starting over. I am pretty psyched this time, though. My coworkers and I have joined forced to fight the "Battle of the BULGE" and, we are pretty awesome, if I do say so myself. We... Read more
Week 3 - Well...
Thursday, March 07, 2013      4 comments

Well, Week 3 was rough, no huge binges or anything but, I ate out, had sushi, and just general did not do great. So, I am back up to: 207 But, that's why I am here, to pick myself up, dust myself off and re-focus on the task at hand. ... Read more
Week 2: Still going strong!!
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      8 comments

Okay, so I had some crackers with my soup today... I'm not stressing, because I am still going strong. Not only that but, I said no to chocolate chip cookies at work yesterday!! Homemade ones!! Who am I?! So, I am down a couple more LBS: ... Read more
Day 7! Week 1 almost complete!!
Saturday, February 23, 2013      4 comments

Today I am: 207 Not bad. I am hoping to just get into the hundreds by the end of week six, totally do-able. I am so excited about how great I am feeling and how well Mike and I are doing. With the exception of 5 Bugles yesterday, I ... Read more
DAY 5/6
Friday, February 22, 2013      2 comments

Didn't get a chance to weigh in today. Today I am pretty tired but still eating great and feeling great otherwise. We had a blizzard today, I think that is the cause of my feeling of needing to curl up in a ball and hybernate...... Read more
Day 4 - Goodbye Bloat!!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      6 comments

Today's number: 207 Down another pound. Yeah!! I know, it is "just" water weight. I hate it when people say that though. Because, I don't know about you but, I am just as happy to see that water go as anything else. Feeling bloated... Read more
Day 3 of eating all whole foods.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      3 comments

First of all, I was reading another blog and she did a daily weigh in. I know some might not agree with this but, I think daily accountability may be just what I need. So, here is the number... 208 WOW... I mean, I am still down 7 lb... Read more
We begin again...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

Well, here I am, almost a year later and in the same place I started. Have I been consistent? No. Have I done my best? Not even close. Am I ready to begin again? I hope so. The truth of it is, I have lost before. I mean the good kind ... Read more
New mantra...
Sunday, November 04, 2012      6 comments

"You cannot harm another with your thoughts, you can only harm You." We all know this but, it is nice to be reminded sometimes. I'm giving this whole "Law a Attraction" thing a try... I am healthy, skinny, and I love to exercise!... Read more

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