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My family's biggest loser contest
Sunday, March 16, 2014      8 comments

On New Years Eve we all weighted in for Biggest Loser. The prize a shopping trip, each loser has to buy the winner 1 article of clothes. Finished date is March 15th. The final weigh in was yesterday. I lost 18lbs which worked out to 8% ... Read more
Stuck and Frustrated
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      9 comments

Ok, I've been on the journey for a while now, and I've been doing great. I understand that. My problem is I'm stuck now. Since the beginning of February I've been between 203 and 199. I keep getting excited to finally be in ONEderland. Then... Read more
strange ah ha moment
Friday, February 28, 2014      3 comments

I've been on the journey since September. And since September I have been steadily losing weight. I was doing Richard Simmons videos every morning. The pounds were melting off 3 and 4 lbs per week. Mid January I decided that I needed to ... Read more
Thanks everyone at SparkPeople
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      8 comments

I really want to thank everyone. Yesterday was extremely great for me. Being motivated to stick to my diet on my birthday was difficult, but I managed it because of the people here. My blog from Monday became a featured blog, so I ended u... Read more
Felt like exercising today!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      6 comments

Well yesterday I just didn't feel like exercising. Today is a new day, and I did 40 minutes of Jillian Michael's Extreme Shed and Shred this morning. I really needed yesterday off and I refuse to feel guilty about it. On another not... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Just don't feel like it today
Monday, February 24, 2014      119 comments

I think today needs to be an exercise rest day. I really just don't feel like it. The thought of doing the exercises that are playing in the background right now makes me cringe. I got up this morning, dressed for exercise, and put the ... Read more
My journey so far
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      5 comments

I've come pretty far on this weight loss journey. Here is my story so far. I started at 265 and at only 5'1 that was significantly overweight. I also had thyroid cancer when I was 19, so I've been dealing with no thyroid for over 20 ... Read more
Time to set a new goal!
Saturday, February 08, 2014      3 comments

Plateau Broken I was stuck at 204 for 3 weeks. My goal was to be under 200 by Valentine's Day. I am officially 199.6. ... Read more
Gym anyone?
Friday, January 31, 2014      8 comments

I've decided to join a gym. Going tonight to join Planet Fitness. It's only $10 per month, I figure if I only go on weekends (doing my own thing during the week). It is still worth $10 per month. I just know I have to change up what I'... Read more
Diet disaster day
Saturday, January 25, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was a nutritional disaster. Ate more in 1 meal then I've eaten in entire days. Plus ate more snacks. I don't even think I remembered to get all of it into my tracker. I think I even ate more than I did on holidays. But I am not go... Read more
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      3 comments

I realized today that I have passed the halfway mark. Started with 115 to lose and I've lost 60. So only 55 to go. The feeling knowing I have less to lose than I have already lost is amazing. It is energizing me to move on to the 3rd... Read more
not eating enough?
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

An interesting thing has happened. I was feeling guilty because I've been eating more the last 2 days since my son got home from Africa. The interesting part is I've lost 2 pounds in those 2 days. I had been eating between 1000-1200. I go... Read more
line dancing
Thursday, January 16, 2014      3 comments

Interesting night. Decided to do 30 minutes of a country line dance video. Finished and my son's girlfriend came over. She wanted to see it. So I did another 10 minutes. You know I guess someone wanted me to get in a good workout tonigh... Read more
Thursday, January 16, 2014      1 comments

Well I have not been getting enough protein. So I'm going to try having a fruit smoothie with protein powder in the morning. Todays was 1/2 frozen banana, 1 cup frozen blueberries, 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1/2 scoop protein powder and ... Read more
Hungry today
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      2 comments

Well yesterday had a back spasm, this morning was still unable to exercise although I'm doing a lot better. Plan to do the 10 minute Jumpstart January video tonight. Hopefully I can do it. The biggest problem is I'm hungry. I've been mor... Read more

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