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What a Difference a Month Can Make!!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      1 comments

Last month on September 27th, I read an old blog on here and decided to make a change... and I did! In the last month, I have: Recommitted myself to eating healthy Given up caffeine (man that was rough) Given up fast food (equally ... Read more
Reading an Old Blog was a Wake-up Call
Saturday, September 27, 2014      5 comments

So I read my last Blog from late December... And here's my response to myself: Dear Past Self ... Well, I really got complacent and gained 20 lbs. I seem to be averaging around 215 ... It sucks! I keep trying to restart and fai... Read more
DietBet, the New Year, and being DONE Maintaining...
Sunday, December 29, 2013      1 comments

I'm not going to lie ... hitting -200 pretty much turned me into a lazy mess. My lowest was 186.6 .... and right now, Im 196.4. I pretty much stay around 194 though... I HATE IT! I hate that I lack all motivation to kick but agai... Read more
My Physical...
Saturday, September 14, 2013      4 comments

I went to the doctors on Wednesday for my yearly physical. The last time I was there I weighed 257.2 lbs. I was morbidly obese and embarrassed to be there. This time I was 194 lbs. and THRILLED to be there to show off all my hard work!! ... Read more
The Gap
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

So I went into the Gap tonight with the idea of finding some Long and Lean Jeans (they fit really nicely) The problem: they are only available on line ... unless you put in a bit of extra effort to go through the clearance rack at your local st... Read more
"Helpful Friends"
Thursday, May 30, 2013      5 comments

We all have them ... the "helpful friend." The "Should You Be Eating THAT?!" Friend. The "Dont Eat that Treat- I Dont Care that You Worked It Into Your Plan!" Friend. The "Let me Tell you the RIGHT WAY to Loose Weight" Friend. I try to g... Read more
Irrational Thoughts....
Saturday, April 27, 2013      3 comments

So I live near Boston ... and I was planning on a 10K the Sunday after the Boston Marathon ... I wasnt totally prepared and the thought of running a race after the bombings freake me out ... so I skipped it. Im not to pleased with myself. ... Read more
Plateau ... Are you GONE?!
Monday, April 08, 2013      4 comments

I believe my plateau started with March 1st's Weigh In: My weight had stayed the same. The following week, I lost 1.6 lbs only to gain 0.6 lbs the following. Then I lost 2.6, gained 2.6, and lost 2.6... My weight literally bounced from 206.8 ... Read more
The Reboot!
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      11 comments

So Ive started over... Im making the small changes and tracking what I eat. Im organizing my life (and my house) and catching up with everything slowly... (Spark People and Friends are on that list!) Im not rushing head long into anything,... Read more
Fallen Off ... Wanting to Get Back On!
Thursday, March 28, 2013      5 comments

I think it happened about a month ago ... when a friend told me I had sooo much moer to loose. It just discouraged me (see previous blog on 2/25) and Ive been pretty much in a plateau of my own making for that long. Ive been eating junk and e... Read more
Spring into Summer 10% Challenge
Monday, March 04, 2013      3 comments

10 Weeks 10% Weight Loss 1% Weight Loss Per Week 1 Common Goal emoticonLet's Spring into Summer with a ... Read more
What Does and Does Not Motivate Me ...
Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

Ok I admit it ... finally to myself ... I dont get very motivated by Teams. I LOVE the team I lead ... Mainly cause I put out challenges, chat with some great ladies, and its a place to stay accountable. I find myself thinking - I cant gi... Read more
I was thinking of updating My Goal Weight ... until ...
Monday, February 25, 2013      11 comments

Ok, I know Im over 200 lbs. still. Im also wearing a size 14 ... which when you previously wore a size 22 that seems DAMN GOOD! Today a friend stated: You are still overweight. You would look good with another 70 lbs off you. (She w... Read more
Just saw a quote ...
Sunday, February 24, 2013      5 comments

"At any given moment, you have the power to say, 'This is not how the story is going to end'." Posted on a fellow spark page (Susan-Is-Worthy) from the SP Motivational Quote of the Day I just want to take this one step further .... thi... Read more
My Year So Far ....
Sunday, February 24, 2013      5 comments

Has been .... crazy. Some of it my own doing ... some of it just life. I know that each day I survive I grow stronger (and smaller!) I just want to see things get better ... I need to be able to look up (not always down for the ne... Read more

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