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New Job...and 85-lbs Down!
Saturday, March 03, 2012      44 comments

What a difference a week makes! I got the new job. I am now a Representative Payee for LifeSpan...a non-profit organization serving residents of Butler and Warren County, Ohio. I am paying bills for those who are incapable of handling that re... Read more
My Exciting Week! 150's Found!
Saturday, February 25, 2012      51 comments

Another week has gone by...another lb is gone...another mini goal is accomplished! I have entered the 150's! ...just by a smidgeon...but I'll take it...159.5! Woo hoo! I'm really trying to wrap my head around the fact that I've entered the 1... Read more
2/3-to-Goal...Mini-Goal Achieved!
Friday, February 17, 2012      34 comments

Hi Sparkers! Hope you all are doing well! Another week has passed and another mini-goal has been captured! This week, I lost 1.5 lbs and captured my 2/3-to-goal mini-goal! Hooray! I hit 160.5! The 150's are on the horizon! That's FREAKY t... Read more
80 lbs Bites the Dust!
Friday, February 10, 2012      44 comments

I hit the 80-lb down mark on Wednesday...the day before my 19-month Sparkversary. This was the hardest mini-goal I have ever sought after. I kept inching close, then snapping back, inching close, then snapping back. But I finally grabbed the ... Read more
My 28 Day Boot Camp Review
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      26 comments

Where does time go?!!!! Earlier this month, I received a complimentary copy of the SparkPeople workout DVD...28 Day Boot Camp. I received it with the stipulation that I do a review by January 31st! EEEEEEK...that's today! So, here goes! ... Read more
Traveling On Plan Habit (for the Shooting Stars)...and 79 lbs down!
Sunday, January 15, 2012      44 comments

Now, I'm 79 lbs down...one more pound til the big 8-0! Woo hoo! It's REALLY happening. I am going to kick this thing...and probably/possibly I will hit goal THIS YEAR. I am ahead of my red goal line currently. I'm excited about that. I... Read more
New Progress...78 lbs down..Woo hoo!
Sunday, January 08, 2012      46 comments

Today was an exciting day for me. I FINALLY hit 165 on the scale. I have been hitting 166...several times...ever since October 2011...then I would yo-yo back up. But not this time. I was determined to keep pushing forward and get the elusive... Read more
SP Works...2012 Begins...My Comparisons to Date
Monday, January 02, 2012      39 comments

I had a good 1st day of 2012. This morning, I wrote in my journal and laid out my plans for the day. I did accomplish my exercise goals and eating goals for the day. I had some goals for my housework, too...and I got through some of those. I... Read more
My Goals, Hopes, Dreams for 2012
Saturday, December 31, 2011      27 comments

I've been getting back on track these past couple of days after really succumbing to holiday treats. I'm glad I'm starting the New Year back where I want to be...eating in range...exercising...connectin
g with Spark Teams. One thing I h... Read more
New Year...New You...Who's with me?
Thursday, December 29, 2011      42 comments

Friends...I must be honest...I'm struggling. But, I'm going to pick myself up, dust myself off, get in range, record it, move it, record it, and move on! Because...here's the difference a GOOD year could make... ... Read more
Saturday, December 24, 2011      22 comments

The day before Christmas! I'm ready! Yay! I'm looking forward to having the "kids" (they'll always be kids to me) in the house for the evening tomorrow. It will be fun. I really enjoyed shopping for them. Today, I will spend the day cleani... Read more
Reindeer Cookies and It's a Wonderful Life!
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      27 comments

Christmas time brings me a mixture of emotions, thoughts, and feelings...some good...some not-so-good. I've been dealing with that mixture over the last several days. We've had the tree up for a week...with lights only. DD kept commenti... Read more
Thursday, December 15, 2011      57 comments

I finished the C25K program today...by running my first 5K! I did it! I went the whole way...no walking. Yikes! I can do it! Yes, I had "the red face" afterwards...but I felt fine...no knee problems...lungs and heart fine...awesome! I am R... Read more
My First Interview
Saturday, December 10, 2011      38 comments

Well, they say "3rd time's a charm." I had a bad couple of days this week eating-wise...and my weight went back up to the high end of the 160's. Today, it was back down...166.5. So that's the third time I have repeated the 169-166 weight rang... Read more
I Joined the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants!
Saturday, December 03, 2011      44 comments

Today, I joined the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Yesterday, when DD came over and brought some of her clothes over, she showed me a pair of jeans that she "saved for me." My other DD had worn them when she was heavier and loved them...... Read more

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