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5/21/2013 1:53:53 PM,
I am finally down to 214, its not my goal but it is progress. At the beginning of this year, I weighed myself at my heaviest ever 230 lbs. While 16 lb...
Too Heavy to Workout?
5/21/2013 1:23:20 PM,
I used to have so many doubts about myself and my abilities. When I first started trying to change my life (March 1, 2012) I thought I was to...
Day 536- Accepting Myself (And a BIG Thank You to YOU!)
5/20/2013 12:22:14 PM,
First, I have to thank you all yet again for your amazing support on my blog about my proposal. Having it featured by SparkPeople twice has really all...
5/20/2013 11:18:27 AM,
They called him worthless.
They said he didn't belong in school. He would never be like other kids.
He would never pick up social cues. H...
Creating a weight loss bucket list
5/19/2013 3:15:40 PM,
Instead of the traditional bucket list, I'm making a list of things I want to accomplish on my weight loss journey. They are not supposed to be end p...
Missed you. Missed me?
5/19/2013 3:06:23 PM,
It's been a while and so much has happened in so many facets of my life.
here's a speedy rundown on diet and fitness:
DIET - I went off dair...
Can I Count Peeling Crawfish As Cardio?
5/19/2013 3:00:23 PM,
If so, then I've gotten quite the workout this weekend!
Other random thoughts:
How many calories does shooting pool burn?
What is the p...
I'd call this weekend "active"
5/19/2013 2:48:23 PM,
The weather in the early mornings has been perfect for an active lifestyle. Yesterday the group of ladies KALIGIRL refers to as "the biker babes" got...
One Week Down - My Thoughts on the Spark Solution Program
5/19/2013 2:36:36 PM,
The Spark Solution coaches have asked us to answer a few questions about the program after completing the first week and to blog about it. So here go...
Tasmanian wildlife .. as promised
5/19/2013 12:43:51 AM,
I live down under and approx. 10,000 miles away from Sparks in a straight line and 16,000 miles if you want to travel around corners .. I am Tasmanian...
Blood Clots in My Lungs Gone!
5/18/2013 2:22:48 PM,
I had the CAT scan and the multipul pulmonary embolisms in both lungs are GONE! Woohoo!
The insurance company had to put me back on my proper me...
I am half the woman I used to be!
5/18/2013 7:35:47 AM,
As of this morning I am down to 160 pounds! I started at 320 pounds in May 2011, so it took me about 2 years. My two year Sparkversary is May 28th,...
5/17/2013 8:38:25 AM,
I’ve been fortunate enough to meet a lot of the SparkCelebs in person--you know, SparkGuy, Coach Nicole, etc. And it was exciting, trust me. I tried t...
Doctors and Weight
5/15/2013 7:16:32 PM,
Here's a cool thing I learned today from my doctor's appointment: even doctors struggle with their weight!!!!
Let me explain.
So last summer...
Where It All Started
5/15/2013 6:41:32 PM,
The first thirty years of my life, I was the person everyone “hated”. I could eat anything I wanted and yet remain skinny. In fact, I remember purpos...
Onward and Hopefully Not Upward
5/15/2013 6:22:00 PM,
I'm still struggling with the whole not losing any weight thing. I wouldn't say i'm concerned, but its definitely weird to me. Before I started being...
Keeping on Track With the Spark Solution
5/15/2013 5:54:49 PM,
Yesterday was hard for me, although I was able to stay as close to my calorie range as possible, I was away from home and on the road all day and home...
"Best of" Albums for cardio
5/15/2013 5:10:06 PM,
For most of the last year, I watched TV when I worked out. I don't watch much at home, and either Survivor Man or How it's Made kept me going. I upg...
First Bike Ride Of The Year...
5/14/2013 5:34:47 PM,
Before I get into anything else I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who took the time to read and comment on my last blog, Attitude Mass Index....
Pretty in Pink
5/14/2013 10:27:27 AM,
Hubby said something to me Saturday that I’ve been thinking about for a few days now. “You’ve really been buying a lot of pink lately.” He even got...
1 Year. 142 lbs Lost. Before & After.
5/14/2013 8:32:05 AM,
My recap of my 1 year journey in which I lost 142 lbs. and some of what I have done over the last year that has helped me lose 142 lbs.
Back to Goal!
5/1/2013 11:06:43 AM,
I received a bunch of congratulations at the end of March for "maintaining" for 2 years. Technically I was still maintaining, but I was still 3 lbs....