30 days in!
I got my phone as a bday gift on December 5th. I had forgotten I had entered my current weight (at that time) into a fitness app that has a pedomoter and a heart rate monitor. So when I realised that my weight was 5 lbs heavier at the beginning ... Read more
Today I met a major milestone in my get healthy journey. Not only did I work out at the gym for an hour today, but I also came home, cleaned the kitchen and then went shopping at the mall and the grocery store for a total of 2 hrs of walking aro... Read more
bringing out the skinny clothes!!!
I was feeling curious tonight so I pulled out some lingere that I bought 2 years ago, that have been sitting brand new, with tags still on. (They were way too small back then, I accidentally bought the wrong size but kept them because they were ... Read more
I've been on a soup kick lately. I bought the ingredients to make zuppa toscana last week, and finally got around to making it yesterday. I had 2 cups for dinner, and it was delicious. This is my favorite soup, and the first time I have made it... Read more
I hung out with some friends last night, not knowing what was goimg to be served to eat. I went into it knowing that I had about 500 calories reserved for dinner and I figured if I went over that oh well. Not going to let that ruin my night. I h... Read more
this is my year!!!
I have to say I love the success stories on sparkpeople. They are so inspirational. I love this site period. A litle info on me: I have yo-yo'ed for the last 5 years. Losing 20-15 lbs and then got derailed and gained it all back. No more. This y... Read more
Today I made good on my promise to go to the gym. Went before work. Had a short 35 min work out, but hey every minute counts right?!?! I also walked a mile on my lunch break. I'm happy it was warm enough to walk outside. Just got done with dinne... Read more
weekly weigh in!
Lost 3 lbs this week! I am estatic! That is a 9 lb loss since new years. I am so proud of myself, Being able to stick with this for 2 weeks now. The first 2 weeks were based mostly on eating right. I had to renew my gym membership and didn't hav... Read more
Happy hump day!!!
Grady and I stayed busy pretty much all day. Did a week's worth of laundry plus washed our coats, (6 loads) cleaned the kitchen and picked up the apartment. I told Grady I would take him to the mall today, and he held me to it. We walked around ... Read more
this is for dinner tonight!!!
Delicious meatloaf with peppers, onions, mushrooms and tomatoes mixed in! With mashed taters and corn of course (the only way to eat meatloaf) trying to post a photo....... Read more
water is my new best friend
I have recently realized how important it is to get 8+ cups of water a day! I was barely drinking any water. Maybe one cup a day. Most of my beverages until this week consisted of coffee, the occasional juice or soda, and of course energy drinks... Read more
big mistake? or just learning experience?
I had friends over on Saturday, and I went nuts on a big plate of nachos. Chips, ground beef seasoned with taco seasoning, melted cheese, tomatoes, salsa, jalepenos and sour cream. It was delicious! Plus I had a BIG piece of cheesecake with stra... Read more
I had totally forgotten how great it feels to eat healthy! I've been eating (mostly) clean all week, and I feel great! big salads with lots of veggies every day for lunch (with low calorie, fat free dressings) and watching portion sizes at dinne... Read more
I am doing a fantastic job of staying on track so far this week! Salads for lunch the last couple days, worked out for 60+ minutes for the last 2 days as well. My muscles are sore, but it is a nice reminder of the hard work I'm putting in to acc... Read more
Back in the saddle again
I did not make it into the gym all winter and ended up gaining back all the weight I lost last summer... So, here I am starting over again. Oh well, tis life! The good news is that I am starting 2 months earlier than I did last year, so I have m... Read more
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