After taking some time off from Spark to try Weight Watchers, I'm back! I liked Weight Watchers just fine but I think what's best for *me* is good, old fashioned calorie counting. I know tons of people who have had success on WW, but it just d... Read more
Crazy self-sabotaging realization!
So, I'm sitting on the couch relaxing after a day full of school work. I'm eating healthy and tracking all of my food. I'm excited for my afternoon workout with my husband. Everything is good. A thought skitters across my consciousness..."Ye... Read more
Well, I guess I'll start by updating everyone on my successful and unsuccessful completion of my August goals:
1. Lose 6 lbs-------------------------I lost 3, so at least that's progress
2. Track my calories on SP---------------I didn't t... Read more
Ready to get down and dirty!
This is my first blog post in a long time. More importantly, it's my first blog post as a married woman...yay!!!
My wedding was July 23, 2016 and it was the single best day of my life so far! The weather was gorgeous, the setting was stun... Read more
Results of my scale experiment
I LOVE not getting on the scale! I stayed off the scale in December and, despite some very bad eating during the holidays and my birthday, lost 10 lbs and a total of 12 inches!!! My hypothesis that I would be able to focus on clean eating and ... Read more
The liberation of the scale!
I hid the scale and decided to only weigh-in monthly. After daily (or more) obsessive weigh-ins, which inevitably led disappointment, frustration and cursing, I made the decision to STOP! It's been 5 days, and I feel this overwhelming sense of... Read more
I bought my dress, now bring on the weight loss!
I finally bought my wedding dress! I am so excited but it is also a sign that it's time to really get serious about my weight loss. No more cheat ... Read more
Restarting and refocusing.
After much consideration, I decided to reset my Spark page. I decided to do this because it gives me an official brand new start as I settle down and refocus on my weight loss journey.
I am so excited to shop for my wedding dress, but I s... Read more
Navigating the turmoil.
I'm still here, even though I haven't been very active on Spark. That's going to change, especially because I've gained a couple of lbs back. Literally a couple...so it's not too bad.
Life has thrown me an insane curveball, which hasn't h... Read more
Post-vacation blues and regrets...
Well, my vacation was amazing but the scale is NOT happy with me! I'm sure I only actually gained 1-2 lbs, but my sodium consumption is making that number much higher today! I'm a bit frustrated with myself, but I know I need to just move forw... Read more
June recap and July goals!
I can't believe it's July 1st!!! June flew by! I can't believe it's time for another blog with a new set of goals for the month.
Let's see how I did with my June goals:
I will lose 10 lbs-------I lost 7.
2. I will work out a min... Read more
...to my program.
After doing so amazing last weekend, my fiance and I stumbled a bit this weekend. It wasn't the all-out, stuff-our-faces, eat-everything-in-sight, don't-taste-our-food free-for-all that it could have been, but I AM up 5... Read more
I'm on a roll, baby!
I'm feeling so good right now that I just have to blog!
My fiance and I stayed on track all weekend, which is quite a feat for us. Our saving grace? TACO NIGHT! It's official...Taco Night is going to replace Stuff Your Face All Weekend... Read more
May recap and June goals!
It's the end of May and I've lost another 6 lbs. It's not exactly what I was hoping for, but I choose to look at it as at least I'm smaller than I was on May 1st. I did exercise 5 days per week, except for one week when I was brutally ill with... Read more
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Any suggestions for protein powder?
I'm looking for an all-natural protein powder, preferably whey. I'd like to find something that is as natural as possible, while not tasting like complete crap. Any suggestions?... Read more