I lost about 55 pounds almost four years ago -- and kept it off. Buttttt, I'm still about 30 pounds away from my goal. And it's time that I lose this weight once and for all.
Even though I am no longer overweight, I'd like to drop those 30... Read more
So today, I went way past my calorie range.
I ate the unexpected slice of chocolate cake from my coworker. (No regrets there.) I got hungry during the late afternoon and ate an extra banana. Then, I ate some extra cheese and some unplanned... Read more
I must admit that I am genetically blessed. After reading a recent SparkPeople blog (http://www.sparkpeople.com/bl og/blog.asp?post=how_your_ genes_affect_your_jean_size), Iíve realized that I am a mesomorph with a medium body frame. Iíve ... Read more
I started over again after almost two weeks of skipping the gym and binge eating. I won't dwell. I allowed it to happen. It was my fault. But it is my responsibility to stop the cycle. I decided to stop it today.
I wore a sleeveless top at... Read more
I went out to drinks with coworkers on Thursday evening. I actually drank less than I planned to. I did have some french fries at the bar, but the portion size was around 300 calories. No biggie -- if I didn't eat anything for dinner, I would st... Read more
This is it. I feel it in my heart. After 2 years, I'm confident that I'm going to break out of my 148-150 pound plateau and finally reach my goal weight of 125 pounds. For good.
I am a planner. I spent the last two weeks planning my weight... Read more
Have you ever felt too fat to enjoy life?
Today I read an essay in Self magazine about a woman who refused to participate in certain life events because she felt fat. Among other things, she postponed clothes shopping and turned down a pos... Read more
I woke up yesterday morning to a series of sad Facebook statuses. A guy who was currently a senior at my alma mater just died. No, we werenít friends, or even acquaintances for that matter. I donít even remember him around campus. But those fact... Read more
On Monday, March 15, 2010, I weighed 210 pounds. And I decided that I had enough. So I started a weight loss plan and joined Sparkle. Armed with solid, yet realistic goals, I dropped the first 50 pounds in about seven months. Then, I dropped ano... Read more
One of my biggest eating issues is binging. During my senior year of college, there were days when I ordered a 10-piece box of wings and a large pizza from the local spot for post-dinner, meaning the dinner that I ate after the two dozen or so m... Read more
A. Night eating. One of my newer problems is night eating. I can do well nutritionally during the day, but once I go home it's all out and no control. Often, I get home, and snack/munch nonstop, which often doubles or even triples my calorie int... Read more
"When life gives you lemons..."
I've blogged about how difficult things have been for me financially and personally before. The support that I got has been truly uplifting. I get comments, SparkMail and SparkGoodies every single day from pe... Read more
For those of you who read my blogs, you know that my father and I aren't at the best of terms. Not only is he controlling and emotionally abusive, but he's also made me feel miserable about my weight when I was a pre-teen and ... Read more
I lost 56.8 pounds in 2010. I will lose the other 28.2 in 2011. Below are 11 steps for you to be a weight loss success by January 2012!
1) Become a Sparker. A Sparker is someone who is an ACTIVE member of SparkPeople.com. A Sparker is not s... Read more
If Your New Year's Resolution is To Lose Weight, Join This SparkTeam!
The 2011 Resolution Revolution Challenge, Jan-Apr.
2011 New Year's Resolution: Lose weight an... Read more