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2011 in perspective
Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

2011 was both a good year and a not so good year. My husband was unemployed until November and we had to rely solely on my pay check. It was tight, but we made it. ... Read more
Gateway to 8K
Thursday, August 19, 2010      3 comments

My last blog was the end of May. Since then I have finished the Couch to 5K training and walked 1 5K and run 2 5Ks with a third this Saturday. My goal is to run a total of 5 5Ks before the end of the year. I have one planned for September and O... Read more
Couch to 5K
Monday, May 31, 2010      3 comments

I started the Couch to 5K program a few weeks ago. I just finished week 3. It feels really good! I hope by starting to run I will break this 6 month plateau. I really want to post a picture of myself at 60 pounds!... Read more
Set backs and hard work
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      2 comments

My weight has barely budged since October. I have been up and down within the same four pounds! I had surgery the first of February - gained four pounds during the 6 week recovery and cannot get it off! It has been very frustrating! I feel good,... Read more
Getting fit finally paid off
Monday, November 16, 2009      4 comments

This past Friday and Saturday I helped my son move out of one apartment and into another. We had to haul boxes and furniture up the stairs out of the old apartment into the trailer and up the stairs again into the new apartment! I was so proud o... Read more
50 pounds! GONE forever!
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      2 comments

It has been a lot of hard work and dedication - but it has finally paid off. I finally crossed the 50 pound mark. I have had my sights on 50 pounds for a long time now and I'm so excited that I am finally there! It is going to feel so good to te... Read more
48.2 vs. 50.6
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      0 comments

Since I started with Spark People a little over a year ago I have lost 50.6. However; when I started going to weight watchers I had all ready lost 2.4 pounds so now my WW losses and my SP losses are not the same. So here I am - all happy to have... Read more
40 down an counting
Monday, July 27, 2009      2 comments

I finally made it to 40 pounds lost! Why does it have to take so long! I had to readjust my goal date since I was falling behind. If I lose a pound a week I should be at goal by the middle of January. However; it seems to be getting harder and h... Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      1 comments

I finally broke the plateau! I lost SIX pounds this week for almost 40 pounds total gone. I am finally half way to goal! 37 gone and only 33 to go! I CAN DO IT!! ... Read more
Saturday, May 23, 2009      0 comments

Plateaus are UGLY! I have weighed 194. something for the past four weeks. This week I have REALLY stepped up my work out. I have worked extra hard at water aerobics, even went an extra day plus I went walking - hard walking not strolling - twice... Read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

What did I say in my last blog? A new month? This month is almost over and I have not made any progress. I was so gung ho! I don't know what has happened but just like in April I have not made any progress. I have bounced back and forth between ... Read more
A new month - a new committment
Thursday, April 30, 2009      0 comments

Tomorrow is May 1st. April was not my best month. I experienced a lot of disappointments and did not make much progress. Which makes me glad a new month is on the horizon! May is going to be not a good month - but a GREAT month! I am going to ta... Read more
An epiphany
Thursday, April 23, 2009      0 comments

So I think I had an epiphany the other day. As I was pondering how I have not made any progress the whole month of April - I have pretty much broken even with my gains and losses. I realized - this is for life - this is not temporary! By gettin... Read more
Back in control
Saturday, April 18, 2009      0 comments

After today's work out and actually still having enough energy to go out and work in the yard - I feel like I am back in control and back on the right track. ... Read more
Whole Hearted?
Thursday, April 16, 2009      0 comments

I did strength training exercise on Tuesday - went to water aerobics yesterday and plan to do strength training today. Yet, I don't feel like my whole heart is in it! I have to lose that 3 pounds I gained this week and get all the way back on tr... Read more

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