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My new haircut for the new year *see pic*
Saturday, January 02, 2010      10 comments

I don't know why I did this, but it worked for me. When I first decided to lose weight on Sept. 1st, 2009, I kind of let everything else go, particularly with my hair... I didn't do anything with my hair (which was in desperate need of a color a... Read more
December wasn't a disaster
Friday, January 01, 2010      1 comments

I started my Spark journey on Sept 7th or so (started lifestyle change Sept 1st). For three full months I was nearly perfect with hitting my calorie range for the day and also exercising almost every single day. Then came December 1st, where I h... Read more
I love this feeling
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      8 comments

I love it when I wake up in the morning after I spent the entire day prior eating very clean and very healthy~ when I hit my calorie range spot on. I wake up feeling satisfied, but slightly hungry enough to eat breakfast. I lay on my back in my ... Read more
January Goals and Reward
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      3 comments

I am going to put these down in my blog so I can refer back to it for motivation. Goals: 1. Weigh somewhere in the "150's" (like 159 or less). I am currently weighing around 168 (hopefully 166 or 167 by Jan 1st). That will be about a 9... Read more
I think I am back!!!
Monday, December 28, 2009      3 comments

Actually I KNOW I am back. It's been a rough couple of weeks with my "diet" and exercise. Today, what started out as just a quick trip to the store as a family in the morning, turned into an all day shopping/visiting friends and family day. My h... Read more
What has worked for me
Sunday, December 27, 2009      2 comments

I have had so much success over the past 4 months losing 40 lbs. That is the most weight I have lost since I have been obese. I am lighter now than I have ever been since having my children (12 yrs). However, with so many obstacles being thrown ... Read more
See the difference in my face?
Friday, December 25, 2009      13 comments

Wow. Christmas pics were taken last night as we were opening presents and I totally can see my 40 lb weightloss in my face. I am still in a bit of shock over the difference. I can't believe I am just now seeing it. This is a photo taken mid... Read more
Was this a sign???
Thursday, December 24, 2009      4 comments

It's been a rough past few days. I decided to say "forget it" and threw all of my healthy eating habits out of the window. I ate so much junk it was disgusting!!! And guess what? The next day I came down with the stomach flu. YUK!!!! I was SO si... Read more
I did it!
Sunday, December 20, 2009      5 comments

Had a great day today regarding my health. I started the morning eating my usual, healthy breakfast and then I went to the gym where I did AN HOUR on the elliptical. I tackled that machine with a vengeance. I kept thinking about the past few day... Read more
What went wrong this month
Friday, December 18, 2009      2 comments

Wow... It has been a very challenging month for me so far and I am trying to figure out why so I can make stop the cycle and make sure it does not happen again. Last night I went on a major binge eating mountains of junk that I shouldn't have ea... Read more
My new picture
Sunday, December 13, 2009      7 comments

I have been taking updated pics of myself every other Sunday. Here is todays: I am not crazy about my facial expression, but I love the way my body looks. I am down to 1... Read more
I weighed myself today
Saturday, December 12, 2009      1 comments

I had been weighing myself on the first of every month. Seeing the scale fluctuate tends to make me crazy. This month has been... well, not as smooth as the previous 3 months. I haven't been going on crazy eating binges, just eating a little too... Read more
"MBT's are a gimmick"
Thursday, December 10, 2009      1 comments

so says my podiatrist. Greaaaat. So now you tell me. Last summer I bought a pair of MBT's and some custom made orthotics from my physical therapist. After a few weeks of wearing them together, I developed terrible plantar fascitis. I've dealt wi... Read more
3 bad days... behind me...
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      2 comments

The past 3 days have not been good. My meals themselves have been OK, but I have given in to the munchies the past 3 days. Stuff like: Kashi oatmeal choc. chip cookies, granola packets, and 100 cal popcorn. We're talking 600-900 calories JUST in... Read more
Maintaining Momentum
Monday, December 07, 2009      2 comments

So yesterday I decided to skip the gym. I had nothing pressing that needed to be done here at the house, I was just enjoying a rare day where I wasn't running around all crazy. Yesterday, though, I had 4 different snacks at different times. 600 ... Read more

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