Working out with friends/coworkers
Friday, March 02, 2018 4 comments
So I've never really worked out with anyone before. I hate exercising anyway, I hate to be hot and sweaty and out of breath, and I especially hate to be those things in front of other people (Whether I know them or not). In fact I have a treadmi... Read more
Weight Loss Vision Statement
Thursday, June 16, 2016 3 comments
"Your Vision Statement should tell you why you want to lose weight or get fit, and why the hard work and effort to accomplish your goal is worth it. Your answers to these "why" questions can include some "general" elements (feeling good about yo... Read more
High blood sugar
Monday, June 13, 2016 3 comments
Today has been a sad day in a lot of ways. 1. I realized that i have officially gained back all 30 lb's i lost last year 2. I realized my pre-diabetes definitely seems to be back because (a) my blood sugar is back up (b) I'm thirsty all ... Read more
Trying to find my way again
Sunday, January 31, 2016 3 comments
I went from 291 lb january 2015 to 253 lb in april 2015, and then I gave up. I was doing so well, but I hit this plateau where I wasn't loosing any more weight, I was still exercising and eating well but the weight wasn't coming off anymore, and... Read more
Another score for my HRM (Heart Rate Moniter)
Sunday, April 12, 2015 1 comments
I remember a few weeks ago when I would go to the pool for about 2 hours, just because I love swimming, and I would track my exercise on SP it would say I burned about 1,000 calories. I would think to myself DAMN lol my combination of the doggy ... Read more
Plus size workout clothes...where are you?!
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5 comments
The frustration of being a size 23 and trying to find cute cheap workout clothes are serious. Some of my favorite clothing stores like Forever21, Target, JCPenny's doesn't offer Active Gear past a 1x and that pisses me off. Other clothing stores... Read more
Inspiration when this weight loss journey hits a road block
Sunday, April 05, 2015 5 comments
I find myself in this sucky place. Where I'm working out 4 days a week for an hour, switching up my workout routine, and staying under my calorie goal. I'm eating fruits ... Read more
A little gymspiration on this beautiful April morning!
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 4 comments
"Life can be hard and takes work. Achieving your goals can be hard and takes work. You will get knock backs. There will be tears and moments of frustration. Stay focused. Be persistent. Respect yourself and others. Never be afraid to admit fear.... Read more
the 260s blues
Friday, March 27, 2015 3 comments
I have been stuck at exactly 260 for 2 weeks and it is frustrating! I'm still working out 5x a week, and I've even been working out for an HOUR for those days, and I'm still stuck. Granted I have gone to restaurants about 4x in the last 2 weeks ... Read more
Powerful weightloss tool: Being adaptive and Flexible!
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5 comments
So today was a very positive day. I went to the gym and worked out hard, and FINALLY I managed to workout for a full hour! I did 30 minutes jogging on the track (day 2 of my c25k), 10 minutes on the elliptical, 10 minutes on the stair master, a... Read more
Getting back on the horse!
Monday, March 16, 2015 5 comments
So the last week has been filled with lots of nutritional setbacks since it was spring break. When I weighed myself at my sister's house it said I gained 4 pounds. when I came home it said I didn't gain any on my scale (and mine is newer then he... Read more
15 pounds lighter!
Friday, February 27, 2015 8 comments
When I came back to SparkPeople in January I weighed 281 and I currently weigh 266 lbs! I feel exhilarated! In a lot of ways that's a huge amount of weight lost for me! I've never lost 15 lbs, and It feels wonderful to see myself finally making... Read more
SparkPeople Fitness Tracker vs. Heart Rate Moniter
Friday, February 20, 2015 4 comments
I FINALLY got my HRM in the mail! It literally took 2 weeks. smh. I've used it twice to workout so far and I have already learned a LOT. The HRM came with a strap to go around your chest (just under your breasts) that monitors your heart r... Read more
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