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Just a little update on how I have been doing with my weight loss goals. Since I started tracking my food, I have been eating a much cleaner, more plant focused diet, yea!!! This has made me focus more on the nutrient value of what I am puttin... Read more
Hello 170's!!!! I am so happy to see you :) I might stay here for a little while, but once I am gone I WILL NOT be coming back.... you see I am doing this weight loss thing the right way this time around and I am fully confident in my ability to... Read more
walk walk walk
I just enjoyed a small ten min walk around the back parking lot at work and IT WAS GREAT! I think I will start bringing my sneakers and start incorporating a walk in at lunch every day weather permitting :) Of course I will need to walk longer ... Read more
I ordered Diet Dr. Pepper
I have been feeling pretty crappy today with an allergy induced headache, so at lunch I went for my fave fast food lunch at McDonalds (SW grilled Chix salad, fruit and yogurt parfait, and a lg DDP). Well all was fine until about halfway through... Read more
It Can Be Done!!
I am feeling particularly fabulous today. Ever since I started tracking my food and cutting out the swee... Read more
There is a silver lining to being overweight :)
Don't get me wrong, being overweight is not something that I aspired to, it just kinda happened at regular intervals throughout my life. Yes, my weight has been a crazy roller coaster ride and I am definately ready to get off---at the bottom. ... Read more
"Why we crave carbs in the afternoon"
I found this article at the Huffington Post, which is one of my favorite sources of news. It offers a scientific explanation as to why women crave carbs between 4 and 6 pm. I thought it was very informative. Also, if you scroll through the co... Read more
Tracking my food :)
I heard from so many people that I need to start tracking my food, so I finally did at the end of last week. What I discovered is that I am eating wayyy more calories than I had thought. I assumed if the majority of my food choices were good i... Read more
Well it is snowing again here in Texas...agghhh...I know all my sparkfriends up north are probably thinking that I don't know anything about REAL snow and you sincerely have my deepest sympathies (I hate being cold) BUT people around here do not... Read more
Well school started yesterday and I am already feeling the stress of it. I will not be able to spend as much time on SP. I can already tell one of my classes will be a real challenge, but I know that I can make it through the semester by stick... Read more
No refined sugar allowed!!!
That's it, I'm done!! I love to bake, but it is a huge downfall for me. Since the holidays are over I have been doing pretty good and I have only been making the occasional cookie for my DS. However, this last weekend, my cousin came to visit... Read more
New Workout Routine
Effective until it is warm enough to do my favorite thing: SWIMMING!!!!
Sun, Wed, Sat - Yoga
Mon, Thurs - Strength Training
Tues, Fri - Elliptical
and of course my exercise constant, playing with my 4 yo ;) he is learning how to r... Read more
A long time coming..
I just realized that I have been a member of Sparkpeople for 3 years now, and for the last 3 years I have been gaining and losing the same 20lbs. I never make it below 150, due to whatever reasons. I call them "whatever" because there is nothing... Read more
Let's get started. Finally!
So I have been a subscriber to Sparkpeople for a few months now, but I still havn't completely committed to this whole diet weightloss thing. I am very excited to say that I have been eating well for about 2 weeks now and have been walking eve... Read more