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Still Struggling

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      0 comments

I have really struggled since coming back from vacation. I start tracking each day - but by dinner I have stopped tracking. Ugh. Don't think I have done a full day yet. I have tried to start back up my exercise routine. Its slow and struggl... Read more

Back From Vacation

Sunday, August 24, 2014      3 comments

I went to the beach for a week with every intention to track the whole time. But, that lasted about a day. Not only did I not track, but I ate whatever I liked. Amazingly, I got on the scale this morning and it hadn't changed a bit. I didn't... Read more

Why did I just eat that?

Thursday, August 07, 2014      1 comments

Haven't been feeling great recently, and have been walking instead of running and not working out every day. Add to that an extra dessert here and there and the scale today says I gained almost 5 lbs back. Ugh. Then I am sitting here no... Read more

The Changing Palate

Tuesday, July 29, 2014      2 comments

I am pleased to say I got a cortisone shot in my knee last week and it has helped a lot! I have been able to run on the treadmill and the local train again. I still get really sore in various and sundry places, but it is MUCH more manageable. ... Read more

Pain - the pain of stopping vs the pain of keeping going

Sunday, July 20, 2014      0 comments

I keep chugging away at things. I am continually walking that fine line of pushing myself and balancing the pain in various parts of my body. My knee is really hurting but I am still working hard at it I don't know if running and losing the w... Read more

Plateau Busted!!!

Saturday, July 12, 2014      1 comments

My weirdo plan worked! I took a week off of tough exercise & ate more calories (esp protein) and slept more...and ta daaa...I lost 5 pounds!!!! I also felt better - a lot better. SO much better that last night I went to my favorite trail and ... Read more

Plateau Busting?

Thursday, July 10, 2014      1 comments

After dropping 14 pounds, I stayed at exactly 229 or 230 for over a month. I have tried exercising more, and that did nothing. Then this week I just got exhausted. So, I decided to try to the other approach....stop exercising for a few days. ... Read more

Trying to not be frustrated

Thursday, July 03, 2014      2 comments

I have been at 230 lbs for a month now. I have been working out almost every day. I track absolutely everything. While there have been a couple days where I went over my calories, they have been the exception. I am trying to not be discoura... Read more

Proud I Kept Up With my Journey On Vacation

Friday, June 27, 2014      2 comments

I am just back from 6 days in Florida - and I am EXTREMELY proud to report that managed to keep up with my food tracking and exercise routine on my trip! While I didn't work out every day (I count trekking through a theme park in mega heat as e... Read more

Wish SP Would Correct The Fitness Tracker on Stationary Recumbent Bikes

Friday, June 06, 2014      0 comments

I have been loving my new stationary recumbent bike. With all the pain my joints have been in recently, I have LOVED being able to knock out 10 miles on that and not be in crippling pain. The problem? Tracking it on the SP Fitness Track... Read more

Breathing through the pain & keeping goal in mind

Monday, June 02, 2014      2 comments

I had my ankle procedures done last week (PRP). The ankles are sore, but the pain from the injections was only rough for a day or two. What has been excruciating and frankly crippling is the pain from being off my regular anti-inflammatory med... Read more

Today is the day...

Thursday, May 29, 2014      0 comments

My PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections are scheduled for 1 pm today. I am sooo nervous and sooo excited to be doing something about this ongoing problem. But, it has been a difficult week since I have had to go off all my NSAIDs since the we... Read more

Hurting today...but keeping eyes on the prize....

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      2 comments

As part of my plan to get control back of my life...one of my main goals has been to address my chronically sprained ankles which continuously throw my off my exercise plan. So, I am scheduled to get PRP (Platelet rich plasma) injections in bot... Read more

Happy Birthday to Me!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      6 comments

Today I turn 39. Like the many birthdays behind me, I am obese. But, I am ABSOLUTELY determined that 1 year from today I will be able to say that is no longer true. I started off my 1 year countdown on the right foot today....I woke up ... Read more

1 Year to Do It

Monday, May 19, 2014      0 comments

Tomorrow I turn 39. I am ABSOLUTELY DETERMINED not to enter my 40s still struggling with this nonsense. I have 1 year to do it. I have made a lot of healthy changes since rejoining spark people in early April, and I very proud of that. ... Read more


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