Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all up hill,
When the fund are low and the debts are high
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest, if you must, but don't quit.
Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As everyone of us sometimes learns,
and many failure turns about
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don't give up thought the pace seems slow -
You may succeed with another blow,
Success is failure turned inside out -
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
it may be near when it seems so far;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit -
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.
In all aspects of life we are endlessly training ~ by Me. ^_~
I hope to run the Disney's Princess 1/2thon by the time I am 40 or at least a few weeks after since my bday is just before the marathon. Well, I am 41 and nowhere near a1/2thon. Still dreaming!
I do struggle with food, motivation, and life. I have learned to go with the life and just do MY BEST.
Since my journey started I have inspired my mom, sister, teachers at my kids school, my neighbor across the way, and parents at the bus stop. mI love going to school functions and running into a mom I have not seen in a awhile and hear them say....."if you can do it so can I!"
My main reasons for trying to be healthy is for my kids. Also, I do not want to be my mom's age and have health issues due to my weight.
I am always training for life as a mom, wife, Catholic, runner, daughter, sister....I am not perfect and I will NOT try to be.
I am determined to be a healthy and happy person.
I am Becky and I am a SAHM mom to three kids. I have dd1 Brittney 12yrs, ds Xander 10ys, and dd2 Bailie 8y in August. My dh, PACMANLIVES, is a geek and a very good geek.
I am a closest eatter and I love food when stressed out.
Coffee is my life line just ask my family. I can drink it any time and where just as long as it is good. Mocha, Lattes, Cappicinos, Frappes, Decaf. from the pot, ....just name your poison.
July 4th 2013 ~ 44.55
Sept. 21 ~ 43.13
Dec. 14 ~ 41.34ish
Feb. 1, 2014 ~ 43:49
I will lose 20lbs ^_~
5/24/10 21.4lbs DONE
Work on 10lbs at a time.
30lbs ~ 31.6lbs 09/06/10
40lbs ~ 11/22/10
40lbs 2.0 ~
50lbs ~ 53.2 10/24/11
50lbs 2.0 ~
60lbs ~ 05/19/12
60lbs 2.0 ~
FINAL GOAL REACHED:
a new polo shirt DONE
Spark Goodie of fruit DONE 3/1/10
Spark Goodie Hair Cut with all the works.
~ 20bls 2.0
Gaiam Boot Camp Set DONE
~38lbs ~ 50% gone 11/15/10 ~ has to wait (I really want my hair done) but Christmas is more important ~ DONE
~40lbs ~ 11/22/10 Starbucks coffee ~ DONE
~50lbs ~ 10/21/11
New workout clothes
~60lbs ` 05/19/12
I will try to get 5 freggies a day.
I will eat on the low end of my calories 6:7 days.
I will do my strength training 3x's a week.
I will drink 10+glasses of water every day.
I will log all food that passes my lips before they hit my hips.
I will NOT allow family members stress me to eat.
I am the only one who will be held accountable for my weight!!! ~
04/29/09 ~ 201
01/04/10 ~ 198.2
05/24/10 ~ 179.6 10% GONE
09/20/10 ~ 170 30lbs
11/15/10 ~ 162.4 50% GONE
01/31/11 ~ 157.8
10/24/11 ~ 147.8 53lbs GONE
12/31/11 ~ 144.4
01/23/12 ~ 146
05/19/12 ~ 141 60lbs GONE
01/31/13 ~ 144
12/31/13 ~ 138.4
02/18/14 ~ 138.6
03/18/14 ~ 143
04/18/14 ~ 141
08/20/14 ~ 147.2
02/18/15 ~ 155.6 40th bday!!!! Original Goal NOT Met
07/03/15 ~ 160
01/13/16 ~ 163
I have a secret!! I want to live on a farm. I want a house like Clark Kent on Smallvill, maybe not that large. I want a barn, cows, and grow things.
One more secret only a few people in my life know. I still dream of being a ballet dancer. I want to dance en pointe and just look and feel amazing.
Secrets of Success
| Pounds lost: 28.8
Podiatrist appt is this coming Wednesday; nervous about what he's going to say/recommend but I have to do something.
Linzess is an amazing find for me. I seriously hope it continues to work for me!
I'm feeling so much better than I have in years- prob about 10 days or so gluten free and I think it's the best thing I have ever done for my health. I can't believe the amount of energy I have again, too :)
How did last night go? Did you take the kids for ice cream? We had Rita's Italian Ice last Wednesday or Thursday (can't remember which day). Andrew & I shared a Mango Ice...It was sooo good!
Hope you have a fun weekend!
5 days ago
You've been quite. Everything ok?
Hope you're having a good week :)
8 days ago
how's it going today?
just got home from grocery shopping. it's freezing here! 25 degrees w/ winds at about 25 mph and gusts about 40-50 mph! i really got used to the spring weather last week- i don't want this cold weather back! ;(
hope you're having a fun weekend :)
25 days ago
you went really crazy w/giving things up for lent!
i think what you're trying to do is more than anyone i ever met....
i gave up chocolate & will try to focus on giving more too.
any weekend plans?
it's freezing again here & snow flurrying out
27 days ago
Good Morning :)
Stopping by to say Hi! and see how yesterday went? Everything's ok here. I'm scheduled to do lunch at school today so I have to be over there for 10:45am - once i'm done going to try to stop at goodwill quick to see if i can find anything to put up on ebay then have to be back in car line to get andrew. He has piano lessons tonight too. I stayed on track w/ the fasting and in calorie range yesterday. Try to decide a healthy (and fast to make ) dinnner for tonight.
How's everything going your way? hope all is well! off to do laundry and start the day's chores.
talk to you later :)
28 days ago