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Wizard of Oz Completed (Forgot to post Lol)

Thursday, February 19, 2015      2 comments

I FINALLY finished my wizard of oz cross stitch 4 days before Christmas this year. Here's some pictures for some of my spark friends who remember me mentioning it throughout BLC. Total hours put into it are 380 hours of stitching over... Read more

Week 9 PAWSE

Thursday, June 26, 2014      0 comments

PLAN/PREPARE: I plan to keep track of my food intake. Spark has adjusted my calorie intake to 1400 - 1700 which seems to be working for me. I have packed my fridge with healthy options and have an idea of my dinners. I'm not the best at... Read more

UPDATE - Wizard of Oz - My Nemesis

Wednesday, June 25, 2014      1 comments

Well its been over a year since I posted an update on this project. Yes I am still working on this. So far I am about 230 hours in for sewing this and its a total of 65 days of sewing throughout the year + Read more

PAWSE Week 8

Wednesday, June 18, 2014      0 comments

PLAN/PREPARE: I planned this week's meals and snacks. I went to the grocery store for what I was missing for tomorrow and will go back Friday for the rest (Friday is payday LOL). I will chop and prep what I can Friday before baseball and ... Read more

Motivational Quote for Amzing Race BLC

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      7 comments

This is something I needed to see as I'm struggling to keep pushing through everything I need to do today. ... Read more

BLC Goals Second Week

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      1 comments

Second Week Goals......hmmmm....I have a few I want to continue working on this week from last week to ensure I've made them habits and a couple new ones I realized I need to set 1) 7 hours of sleep 5 x week 2) Cardio 4 x week 3) ST 3 x... Read more

BLC 25 Fitness Test - First Week

Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

So I did the fitness test and I'm having mixed feelings about it. I thought I would see improvement, but in fact there was very little since Jan. when I did my last test. Push ups (I did modified rather than wall for the first time ever, ... Read more

BLC 25 Goals & First week goal

Thursday, May 01, 2014      4 comments

Well I seem to be back in weight loss mode (finally) and thankfully just in time for BLC to start. For my overall goals with BLC 25: - Lose 10 lbs - Drop 5 inches overall - Completed couch to 5k program in first 9 weeks - Eat enough... Read more

The Small Things (An NSV celebration)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014      7 comments

Today I was getting dressed for my run and since its bitter cold here I decided snow pants were in order. These snow pants have been my nemesis since they lived in the store. My friends and I like to toboggan at night and the last few y... Read more

Story Time - My Journey to Becoming Overweight - BLC 23

Sunday, October 06, 2013      3 comments

I was a big baby when I was born. I weighed in at 9 lbs 1 ounce. They believed at the time that I was that big because my mother is a diabetic and diabetics tend to have big babies. My twin brother and sister were 7'11 and 6'6 to give you an ... Read more

The Start of BLC and My First Success

Wednesday, September 25, 2013      3 comments

With the beginning of a new round of the BLC I'm finding myself going into it with a completely different attitude than last time. In the last round I was always so disappointed on weigh in days because the weight just wasn't coming off. My ma... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Some NSV's

Wednesday, September 11, 2013      16 comments

I've recently had some NSV's that I hummed and hawed about sharing. They are kinda silly so I was sharing them with my immediate family and close friends. My mother recently asked me if I'd shared any of them with my BLC group and I told her... Read more

First "Real" Pics - BLC 22/23 Break

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      6 comments

I completed BLC 22 recently and when asked to post a before picture I shied away from posting "real" before photos. I posted a family photo of me from a year or so ago. I look the same, but I wasn't comfortable having my photo taken. I ha... Read more

BLC 22 End Results

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      1 comments

I had a rough start to the BLC - I had croupe for the first 3 weeks which then resulted in a cracked rib and pulled chest muscles. A knee injury followed and its really only been the last 4 weeks that I have been able to push for exercise. ... Read more

My Plans for the Future

Saturday, August 24, 2013      2 comments

I've made some big moves in my life over the last 12 weeks during the BLC 22 so my plans for the future are already in the works. First off, I've joined BLC 23 so my plan to lose weight and reach my goal will be continued in the future. ... Read more

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