This will be my true test...
Wednesday, September 01, 2010 2 comments
Well, I've been at this since May and I'm proud of myself. I've lost 20 pounds and it feels great! But more still to go. I've been consistent with fitness (especially when I didn't feel like it) and realized the secret was just to GET STA... Read more
I'm making it and staying on track--yea!!!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 1 comments
Well, I am doing it. Through much self talk and determination I am dropping some pounds. The secret has been discipline and consistency. I set up my spark goals, have kept track of all my food (even on a few bad days where I knew I went over-... Read more
Finally back on the wagon
Saturday, July 03, 2010 1 comments
Yep, I did it again, fell off the wagon and put back on the weight. Past year was really rough. My mother-in-law was terminally ill and I went to stay with them to tend to her needs and help my father-in-law who wasn't coping really well. All... Read more
Needed to give myself a pep talk
Friday, February 08, 2008 2 comments
Oh..sometimes sticking to a plan is so FRUSTRATING when you know you are doing what you are supposed to be doing. My scale is having trouble moving down. I'm sure I've reached a plateau but that is when the going gets tough. When you see the ... Read more
It's killing me...
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1 comments
Well, the scale debacle has really served to motivate me. Just knowing I have more pounds to lose than I thought makes me rethink every morsel I put in my mouth. This is a good thing. And when I feel like not doing my fitness it motivates me ... Read more
Sunday, January 20, 2008 1 comments
Well I really had a disappointment today. Our scale broke so we went out and got a new one. My husband has been telling me for months he thought our old scale was off. Well, little did I know how off. When we got the new one, IT WAS 10 POUND... Read more
Walk today, snow tomorrow...
Sunday, January 13, 2008 0 comments
Made sure I got out and did my walking today--big Nor-Easter tomorrow which means I will have to try and do my "Walk Away the Pounds" tapes inside the house instead. My son went over his buddy's house in the neighborhood today and his friend's m... Read more
Monday, January 07, 2008 0 comments
Well, one week down and I'm hanging in there. Have been walking 3 times all ready. Took my Shady girl and she loves it!! My best workout companion. Now if I could just get her to talk to me and get me off my duff!! Had one major challenge and... Read more
Back on the wagon---again!!!
Saturday, January 05, 2008 0 comments
Man--where did my life go? I was doing so great until the end of September. I was within 1 pound of goal wt---ONE POUND!!! I was looking good and feeling great--clothes fit, yada yada yada. And then......a trip to visit my family to Ohio. We... Read more
What a month!
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 1 comments
Well these last 6 weeks have been a real challenge. Went on vacation to visit family in Ohio. That is always a huge thing for me as I'm home with my mom being challenged with all my favorite comfort foods. We were there about 10 days. I was ... Read more
Friday, June 01, 2007 2 comments
Well I knew it would happen eventually but for 2 weeks I hit a plateau. In the past those have been so discouraging for me and I have ended up throwing in the towel. Well- I was determined this time and did a lot of self talking and encouragem... Read more
Despite some big challenges
Monday, May 21, 2007 0 comments
I'm still hanging in there...and I'm proud of myself. I've been so busy it's been hard to find time to update my blog, BUT I've been steadfast about tracking all my foods and fitness. Would never stop that. Got taken out to dinner for Mother's... Read more
I proved to myself yesterday...
Thursday, May 10, 2007 1 comments
that I am truly committed to this program and making it work. I had the best laid plans to walk after an early vet appointment and a phone call from my mother-in-law changed it. I ended up spending the day with her unexpectedly to take care of... Read more
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 0 comments
Wow-it is sunny and warm today. I love it!!! Thank god I have a good walking buddy. We were out there yesterday and today (and one time on th weekend) right after our kids got on the school bus and walked our 45 minutes. She had to get off to... Read more
A day I'll always remember
Friday, May 04, 2007 1 comments
I always remember May 4th. It's the anniversary day of the Kent State shootings in 1970. I graduated from Kent State (wasn't attending then) and you can't attend there without always remembering that. My journey continues. I'm on track and ... Read more
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