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Day 5 - South Beach Diet and 5k training
Friday, February 25, 2011      1 comments

It's Day 5 and the middle of the afternoon. This is when I have the most trouble. I started dinner in the roaster a few hours ago and it smells soooo good. I had some celery and I'm going to have some Greek yogurt with pecans very soon. I did my... Read more
Day 4 - South Beach diet
Thursday, February 24, 2011      3 comments

Well, I still haven't had a "perfect" eating day. I won't today, either, although my protein and fat content are way high. I'm not sure why I can't make through 1 day without eating any fruit. I already ate 4 strawberries and half an orange toda... Read more
South Beach - Day 2
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      1 comments

Well, I made it through day 1 unscathed. I feel pretty good this moning and will be off to the gym in a minute. I have my menu planned and will stick with it today. I felt a little weird yesterday evening but maybe I didn't drink enough water. I... Read more
Starting South Beach Diet Phase I TODAY!
Monday, February 21, 2011      4 comments

Well, here it goes. I have my fridge ready for this diet and I have lots of focus and motivation. The first, and hardest phase is only 2 weeks. I can do this. I would love to eliminate cravings and that is the premise of these two weeks. We'll s... Read more
I'm back on my weigh!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      2 comments

I've finally had 2 days in a row within my calorie range. The last time was early December. I plan to go out for a run today since it will be above 50. I am a wimp when it comes to cold weather running. I have lung problems and it just doesn't w... Read more
Back on track
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      2 comments

Well, I've been on an eating escapade since Christmas and finally feel mentally back into staying on track. I've never given up all my exercising but eat WAY too much chocolate. Got a case of Dove dark for Christmas along with many other goodies... Read more
Friday, January 21, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday was a lousy day. I think I ate everything in sight. Today I feel much better and have decided to cut out feeling like I'm not getting anywhere and fight back. Took the "South Beach Diet" Supercharged out of the library and am going to ... Read more
Afternoon derailment!
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      8 comments

The last few weeks have been the same every day. I start out with my workout and a great balanced and healthy breakfast . I think "this is the day I get back on track" . It just isn't happening! I seem to fall apart in the middle of the afternoo... Read more
New Month - New Start
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

Well, here it is Dec. 1st and I haven't been keeping on track much the last few weeks. I'm hoping if I write down my goals it will help spur me on! I was the same on the scale (again) at least I stopped going up!! Still up 3 from my low. so... Read more
Down 35 and half-way to my goal!!
Friday, October 29, 2010      4 comments

35 lbs down I can't believe it's only been 3-1/2 monthes since I started doing Spark. I want to thank all of you for your ideas, suggestions and support. I'm sure i wouldn't have been this far so soon without it. I started becaus... Read more
3 month anniversary! - Down 30 and trying to hang on
Thursday, October 14, 2010      5 comments

Wow! It doesn't seem like 3 months since I started sparking. I am down 30 lbs and in much better shape. I will weigh in tomorrow. The last 2 days have been trying. I bought 2lbs of cashews and have been eating way too many of them. Then I decide... Read more
A new month, one month closer to my goal
Friday, October 01, 2010      1 comments

Well, here it is October. I'm still on track an playing some tennis again. It won't be long until indoors will be the only option. My goals for this month: Lose 10 pounds in October challenge, get ready to do a 5k race in November (already did a... Read more
Down 25 and on to first 5k
Saturday, September 25, 2010      1 comments

Well, I'm down 25 and feeling pretty good about it! My lupus symptoms continue to be pretty minimal. I really believe the extra B vitamins and especially the chia have helped this unbelievable change. Now that I can exercise consistently and h... Read more
hitting the court!
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      0 comments

Well, I've been on the court twice now and it's so awesome to be back. Not quite where I was when I left, but certainly feeling better. Hardly any pain from my lupus and I can still hit the ball!!! So glad to be back. Now to lose some more of my... Read more
On my weigh
Monday, August 16, 2010      0 comments

I'm up to over an hour between cardio and strength exercises and haven't been too sore or sick. Made it to the gym again today and hope to continue on my path to regaining my fitness and the tennis court!! Also was down 10 lbs the first month. W... Read more

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