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Nutritionist help
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      2 comments

I went to my yearly appointment in March and had hit a BMI of obese. SO upsetting. My new insurance includes meeting with a nutritionist. (Thanks, Obama!) I went to see her,listened to her suggestions, logged what I ate, stayed under 1300 ca... Read more
Day 21 of 30 with no alcohol
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      8 comments

I started relying way too heavily in that glass of wine while making the family dinner, which turned into a bottle 3 hours later. Got up to 201#(!!) B... Read more
So happy to be here again!
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      4 comments

I lost 30# 5 years ago, but allowed myself to creep up....sadly. I have now lost 7# in 3 weeks and feel so much more in control. Thank you Spark people... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

One year ago on my birthday, I was 188# and turning 43. This year, I am 158# and feel AMAZING!!!!! I am so very proud of ALL the VERY HARD work I did. Living mindfully, exercising when I did not want to, eating healthy constantly. V... Read more
Holding steady!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

When I started this journey, I was overweight and merely wanted to attain and maintain a healthy BMI. I thoguht if I could just get to 162#, that would be great. WEELLLL.....I am staying between 155 and 158 lbs....lower than I thought I wo... Read more
Tracking again...plateau help?
Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

Oops. I stopped tracking what I was eating and started feeling smug about my weight loss. I haven't gained weight, but I have been stuck at the same 2 lb range for quite a while. I will try harder.... Read more
LOVING the compliments!
Friday, November 19, 2010      2 comments

Every day....at least one person says how great I look and asks me how I did it... SPARK PEOPLE will change your life! All for the better.... Read more
New job, new challenges.........
Friday, October 22, 2010      1 comments

I started working "part time" now. It is actually 5 days a week. I will continue to drink my water. I will exercise, burning 500 calories, at least 3 days a week with 2 shorter days. I will eat healthy, choosing nutrient dense foods. ... Read more
Slipped up. : (
Friday, October 01, 2010      4 comments

Slipped Up. *sigh* Last night I could not get to sleep. SOOO......I went to the kitchen and literally 500 (or more?)calories later.......I was full & sleepy. Red wine, pistachios, the kid's goldfish crackers (my major guilty pleasure) ... Read more
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

"Wow, you've lost weight!" "What happened to you?!" "What did you do to look so good?" Literally everyone who sees me makes comments. it is very nice and gratifying after all that work. The constant answer: SparkPeople.com I did... Read more
Sad to see my friend getting fat....
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

Spent the weekend with an old friend. She ordered a side of ranch dressing with lunch and dinner. She ate pizza and french fries every day. She never looked up form her food while eating. She literally bought a bag of chips and two bot... Read more
Yearly Check up .....SUCCESS!!!
Monday, August 23, 2010      0 comments

Last year at this time, my OB/GYN told me to lose weight. He said increase my fiber, lower my calories and exercise ONE HOUR A DAY!! NO WAY. I thought. I can't do that and I look fine. I then went on to gain 10 more pounds. This la... Read more
First day of Kindergarten....
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      3 comments

My youngest is gone. All day. Happy and sad about that. But, VERY HAPPY to have walked into his classroom as a fit, healthy person! I had left his classroom at the end of last year 25# heavier. I am proud of the HARD WORK I did t... Read more
HEALTHY BMI ACHEIVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, August 07, 2010      2 comments

I read that people with a BMI of 24 get sick less often. Well.........22 pounds lost and here I am with a BMI of 24!! I feel amazing. I am going shopping in my own closet. My lifestyle will be this forever. I feel the spark and am s... Read more
Hungry for the rest of my life?
Saturday, July 10, 2010      1 comments

On all the 46 days of being on Spark People, I have been hungry. I have spaced meals, eaten frequent, low-calorie snacks, increased my fiber intake, I am consistently drinking lots of water. I am VERY proud of my accomplishments. Ex... Read more

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