Jesus did so much for us...sacrificed his life for us, so the least I can do is give up chocolate for Lent!!
Lent started on Ash Wednesday and for Catholics and I believe a few other religions this is a time of transformation, and I say b... Read more
Slowly getting back...
This getting rid of the pounds is no easy task,but taking it one day (one hour sometimes) at a time, it's working!! I'm down 4# since my last blog and will continue on! I'm visualizing how I want to look and feel by spring, and that's not too ... Read more
I'm back and ready to recommit!
Where has the time gone? I can't believe, it's been a very long time since I blogged, and with that said, my healthy eating has gone by the wayside, but I'm back and ready to recommit to healthy eating!!
I will lose 20# by May 13, my birth... Read more
I'm back to my goal!!!
I can't believe it's been over six months since I've blogged, but here, I am now!! At our weigh in last night at our final TOPS meeting (Christmas party) for 2013, I met my goal weight, and I am so happy. THat does not give me a license to eat ... Read more
.......where you want to be in a month!!
That's not too far away, especially if you've been struggling like I have these past 4 months! I'm not even sure how I got to be 3# heavier than my leeway goal, which is: 7# under and 3# over!! I'v... Read more
Enough is enough........
......Since March, I have been skating on thin ice.....not literally, but with my weight at TOPS........right on the border. In this group you can be 3# over and lose up to 7# and still remain a KOP, but I have been right on the edge for over 2... Read more
Celebrating 2 years maintaining......
and I'm still learning!!
I am very happy to report the above, but it has not been any easy trip and still at times, I see myself slipping back into those old habits of eating whatever I want, not watching those portions, and talking and th... Read more
maintaining 1 year, 9 months.....
....and this is the longest I've done that, and it DOES feel great, and I have to be aware of that everyday and not take it for granted! I still do slip and get back into old habits, but I STOP myself. It is my choice! We have choices every s... Read more
1 year 7 months....goal
Hello all.....it's been awhile since I've posted, but I have NOT left Spark. I continue on in the maintenance stage trying to get to my TOPS 7# below goal. You can be 3 over and still be a KOPS.....Keep OFF pounds sensibly, and if it weren't f... Read more
My One year journey!!
Hello......and so happy I joined Spark and rejoined my local TOPS group!! I got rid of 14# here with Spark and rejoined my TOPS groups 9/21/10 and got to my goal on 2/14/11 and have gone up and down 2-4# during this time, which is pretty normal... Read more
10 months.....this is the longest....
...I've been at maintenance!! I'm continuing my positive mindset and also putting one foot in front of the other with my walking!! I just got back....5:45PM from a walk around my neighborhood admiring the Christmas lights! Did I really want t... Read more
This is not weight related......warning....new hot water tank
As stated above, this has nothing to do with weight, however, it is an important subject, one of which, we almost did NOT address!!
Over a month ago, when I went to our unfinished section of the basement to retrieve my Halloween decoratio... Read more
Nine months at goal.....sometimes a struggle!!
Yes, it is really does not get easier when you reach your goal, but the rewards are great! I have more energy, I look and feel better, I receive compliments...a lot, and I praise God that I'm not where I was 9 months ago!
With the holi... Read more
8 months at goal!! I still have my vision!!
I can hardly believe it..........this is month eight of maintenance....and I know rejoining my local TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) group has helped a lot. It's the accountability at the scale every Monday night that has helped me! I can be 3... Read more
Today is my 7 month anniversary of maintaining, and this is the longest I've kept the excess pounds off!!! I am sooooooo determined this time, that it will be my last time for getting rid of the weight. It is a conscious effort to make healthy... Read more