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Apparently I had a meltdown
Saturday, March 13, 2010      4 comments

I don't know what happened last night, but I would definitely have to guess that I had a meltdown and it wasn't pretty. I didn't sleep at all the night before, so I was running on reserves all day. I decided not to exercise at all yesterday beca... Read more
Confused by the trackers...
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

For the last year, my calorie goals set in the tracker were the 1400 to 1780 range. Well, since moving to level 2, I had entered that I'd like to lose about 2 lbs a week average. I didn't realize this dropped me to the 1200 to 1480 range today! ... Read more
Week 3: Small Changes
Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

Here it is, week 3 since getting my Sketchers and getting this whole process back in gear again. I've lost a total of 9 lbs and have lost 4" off my thighs, and 4" off my tummy. YEAH!!!! I have more energy and seem to have my food habits under co... Read more
Week 2 - Part 2: THEY ARE WORKING!!!!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

I didn't do my measurements like I normally do, but one thing stood out when I did do them: I lost 1.5" on one thigh...that's 3" total from my thigh area!!! SWEET!!!! And, considering that the rest of my measurements stayed pretty stagnant (I se... Read more
Week 2: I hate my router
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

I had just finished writing out this long and wonderfully deep blog that I thought everyone would enjoy. Then I clicked Post Blog Entry...and received that lovely "Page Not Found" error message. GRRRRR!!!!! My router had dropped my WIFI connecti... Read more
Week 1: Going easy on the walks with success
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

It has been a week since I purchased my Sketcher ShapeUps. First off, let me say...when you have not been working out much, you DO feel the burn in your calves, thighs, and butts. The kind of burn that says "oh, yeah, you are making me work for ... Read more
*Shape Up* or *Ship Out*
Thursday, February 18, 2010      4 comments

Okay, here we are in February 2010 and I've yet to really to put to use any of my 2010 fitness goals or resolutions. So, now is the time for me to either *Shape Up* or *Ship Out*. To start off, I purchased a pair of Skecher's Shape Ups an... Read more
Dressing for Weight Loss Success
Friday, April 17, 2009      0 comments

I will say this, while shrinking in size, there is something about wearing something that has a bit of shape to it (even workout gear) that makes a statement that you are proud of where you are at and going and that you want to show the world yo... Read more
Science is hogwash in regards to obesity
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      6 comments

I guess one thing that stands out to me is this: everyone has fat cells, and they can contract and shrink just as easily in one person as another, irregardless of their genetic makeup. I was one who was always thin...but still gained and went ov... Read more
Blowout lets the steam out of me
Thursday, March 12, 2009      0 comments

My wardrobe is a size 14 and XLs, and there are quite a few items I bought last year that fit perfectly when I did purchase them. About a month ago, I bought a new spring outfit. But, everytime I put on the size 14 pants...they didn't fit right.... Read more
Here I am...getting back at it
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      0 comments

I started this back in October with great hopes that I would get motivated and lose the weight I needed back then. And, then...winter came, the bike was put in storage, and getting out to walk the dog turned into just out to the yard and back in... Read more

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