Doing this together
Monday, June 24, 2019 2 comments
I've always read that doing fitness with a partner is more beneficial. But I never took it seriously. Until now... These past few weeks have been nothing short of amazing. Doing this whole healthy lifestyle with my husband has been such an amaz... Read more
Still going strong
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 1 comments
It's been over one month now. We are still going strong and I feel great I look forward to exercise on most days, but push through on my blah days. Still no number results on scale, but blood sugars are down so much I had to cut back on insulin... Read more
Letting it all go
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 5 comments
Today I did something pretty amazing for myself. You see, in high school, I hurt my knee and had surgery from which I never fully recovered. From that time on, it was near impossible for me to run or even jog...not that I did much of that before... Read more
Here we go.....again....
Thursday, May 30, 2019 2 comments
Some people may say I'm flaky, that I can't finish anything I start. However, I feel that I am winning because each time I fall down, I will eventually get up again and push myself even harder. In 2014 I started a new journey to exercise more ... Read more
Don't let the scale discourage you
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 112 comments
I hear so many people complaining about changing eating habits, exercising, etc, and not seeing the scale move. They get so down and discouraged. It breaks my heart that we've become a society that allows a scale to judge our successes and fai... Read more
Time for new adventures
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4 comments
In a short 80 days my husband and I will begin our new journey by moving across the country (again). Our daughter is an adult now and well on her way to living a good life. I am excited and nervous about our journey, but I know God has directe... Read more
Feeling great, but need an extra push
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 2 comments
Although I am feeling great about my daily decisions regarding living healthier, I feel like I need an extra push today. I am doing my best to stay on track, but because no one else is really noticing - I am feeling a little discouraged. I kno... Read more
Feeling blessed and highly favored
Friday, July 26, 2013 1 comments
So, I started my journey yet again adn I can't even begin to describe how good it feels already. I love planning out my meals, and having a solid plan in place - but sometimes life gets in the way and then I get off track. I am bound and deter... Read more
2012 - A reflection of the year
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 0 comments
2012 was a very good year and a very bad year for me. It started off great as I began my new healthy living lifestyle. I completed my first ever 5K and lost a total of 40 pounds....I had a love/hate relationship with Spark people and my own ph... Read more
Change is not easy...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 3 comments
I have such a busy life already. Now that I am adding in exercise I don't know if I can do all this. I am beginning to doubt my intentions. I think I can handle it, but I'm just not sure. My husband thinks I am already overloaded so how can ... Read more
Wish I had the time...
Monday, September 24, 2012 0 comments
Although I am able to get some of my goals accomplished each day, I wish I had more time available. My parents and husband have been on me about how thin I spread my life. I work about 50 hours a week, go to college full time, and try to have ... Read more
Yay! He is on board now
Sunday, September 23, 2012 2 comments
Ever since I joined SP, my husband has supported and encouraged me but never thought about joining in on my weight loss journey. He was relying on the diet pills to help him lose the weight and they did, but now he has gained it all back. All ... Read more
Really? Again? Just get over it....
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4 comments
So today I began looking in the mirror and hating who I saw - again. I am so over this crap. I was doing so well and really started to love who I was and how I was looking. Today....the self hatred came back with a vengeance and now I am back... Read more
It's game on....
Thursday, May 17, 2012 3 comments
I recently had a "friend" tell me that I was wasting my time trying to get healthy. she informed me that since all my family is overweight that I would never be able to take control. Really? I'm pretty sure I have already lost almost 30 pound... Read more
It's never an easy road...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 2 comments
When I began this weight loss journey and road to a healthier lifestyle, I knew the road would present me with many obstacles and it has. I have accomplished many goals I have already set for myself, but still have so many more to meet. Th... Read more
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