A Great Start To My Day
Woke up this morning after staying out late with a girlfriend to see her friend's band play at a cool bar downtown. They had everything I liked to drink there, but I gave myself a strict rule that if I went, I was NOT to drink! I have worked too... Read more
Sparkpeople Coaching Tip
Today, my coaching tip I received was;
"Today, do one thing that scares you (in a good way)"
So I did. I did a couple actually.
1) I joined a gym. Something I never really wanted to do simply because of the environment. I did it ... Read more
Help Me Get Sag Surgery!
I tried setting up a GoFundme account to try and raise some money to get my Brachioplasty surgery.
I would be extremely appreciative of any donation.
I feel a little selfish doing it, but I would love to be able to get the surgery do... Read more
The past month I have not lost any more weight. I am really happy to report, though, that I have maintained my current weight.
I have emailed the surgeon about getting the brachioplasty procedure done. I am trying to set up a consultation ... Read more
My Name is Michelle, and I'm Addicted to Bread
I lo0oooove bread!
Pasta, rice, cereal, biscuits, crackers, waffles and so many more.
I just realized this now when I was finishing up my dinner (cooked spinach in balsamic vinegar and some Parmesan cheese on top, YUM) that I hadn't in... Read more
Re-Start with a FitBit!
My coworkers and I have been obsessed with the idea of a FitBit for awhile now. We tried to win them in a store wide contest but weren't able to. A few weeks ago, we discovered that through our company points program, we could get them for free... Read more
I am now officially under 190 pounds. The weight is slowly but surely coming back off. I am very pleased with everything.
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Why I'm Choosing Surgery
I have lost 40 pounds so far. I am so proud of what I have accomplished. I have more energy, my clothes look better, I am more confident, and I went down two whole sizes in my work uniform.
But my arms are still flabby.
If you have re... Read more
I Got Positoovity
I'm feeling very positive the past few days.
I cut out weigh-ins for the time being. I have no need to weigh myself right now, I am doing fine, gaining momentum, feeling like things are getting better.
My motivation is up, I keep wh... Read more
Skipping Weigh-Ins For A Bit
I've decided, due to inconsistent numbers and lack of a working scale, I am going to forgo weighing myself for a bit. I have been pretty much back on track for the past two weeks (except for a cheat weekend) but have yet to lose anything again. ... Read more
Its a New Dawn, Its a New Day, Its My Day Off!
I LOVE my days off. I can do whatever I want. I always include a workout somewhere in the day. Today, I have a few errands to run at the craft stores, but once I'm done with that I'm going to go for a walk at the nearby park. After that, who kno... Read more
If there is anyone out there who consistently reads this blog, you will know that I am having issues with an ex.
Specifically, I am having trouble letting go of what happened.
I consider it a successful day if it takes me more than 10 minu... Read more
Today was the first day in years that I went outside without sleeves.
Sure, it was just to work out and nobody saw me, but it was a bit of a milestone.
I decided that I have worked too hard to be uncomfortable wearing sleeves while I jogged... Read more
Feeling Really Good Today
Its my day off, I have a wedding to go to tonight, but I still got up early enough for a nice 20 minute workout.
I haven't weighed myself yet, but I feel great. I feel motivated.
Time to shower and get ready for the wedding... aaaaand... Read more
When I came home from New York, I stepped on the scale and saw 202. I wasn't upset because I knew I had gained a few from all the fun foods. I spent the past 4 days getting back on track on tracking food and fitness again. Just from getting all ... Read more
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