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60 lbs: outta here!
Sunday, November 22, 2009      6 comments

switched my weigh-in to sundays, and i haven't weighed in for a couple of weeks due to those darn binge episodes. imagine my surprise to discover that i have dropped below the 130 lbs mark! just barely, that is, but i'm at 129.4 lbs which offica... Read more
the dreaded "winter blues" + new beginnings...
Thursday, November 19, 2009      4 comments

after a terrible week of binging and no exercise, i am back on track today and committing myself to 30 days of binge-free living. i'm not sure what "sparked" (ha) this past week of incessant junk food eating....probably a combination of wor... Read more
the awful no-good very-bad week.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      8 comments

i went WAY off track over the past few days. WAY, WAY, WAY off track. fell off the wagon into the deepest hole ever. last thursday, i bought a new pair of jeans: SIZE 5! omg, right?! i could not believe it. all the things this pair of size... Read more
vacation indulgences, a scary halloween, and a little inner peace.
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      2 comments

i last blogged, a bit worriedly, before leaving for my Vegas vacation. i must say, i had a GREAT time and almost immediately "came to terms" with allowing myself to indulge. thank goodness for that, because indulge i did! how can you not in Vega... Read more
first vacation in 7 years starts tomorrow!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      4 comments

tomorrow i leave for LAS VEGAS!! as i haven't been on a vacation in 7 years (!!!!), i'm very excited. especially excited to leave the dark, cold, rainy dreariness of Chicago for some sun and warmth. but i'm also nervous!! very nervous abou... Read more
making a few changes. . .
Friday, October 09, 2009      0 comments

since i'm at the tail end of my weight loss, i'm making a few changes in my eating and workout plans in order to start focusing on leaning up and toning. one of my big concerns is the loose and puckered skin that's developed on my tummy and thi... Read more
50 + pounds GONE: plus/minus!
Sunday, September 27, 2009      5 comments

holy crap. i have been officially 50 lbs lighter for a couple of weeks now, but i am still getting used to thinking about it! i am incredibly proud of myself, happy, feeling great, and excited. . . but there ARE some negatives. for e... Read more
back on track after a week of craziness...
Sunday, September 13, 2009      0 comments

the past 8 days have consisted of 3 birthday parties sandwiched between 2 weddings! aside from being exhausted (just drove back to Chicago from Louisville, where wedding #2 was), i'm WORRIED. i barely had time to work out last week AND i really ... Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      0 comments

my body and mind feel SO tired and fatigued. i've just been exhausted: physically and mentally! is it possible to be working out too much? i don't feel that i'm overdoing it (especially after looking through other sparkpeople members' publi... Read more
Less frustrated this week!
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

so, eating more in the mid-upper calorie range (recommended by SP) is helping me more than i thought it would (thank goodness!). as i've upped my calories a bit through the last week, i have finally lost more than one pound (3 lbs this week YAY!... Read more
Frustration: reaching a plateau, already?
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      0 comments

the past few weeks have gone by with one pound lost each week. first of all, i want to say that i know it's much healthier to lose 1-2 lbs per week. BUT....i'm so frustrated! especially after losing about 20 pounds within the first mon... Read more
feeling the burn, sp obsession, and more...
Sunday, June 07, 2009      2 comments

i am sore. i finally jumped the gun and started working out last wednesday. becoming physically active will be a huge challenge for me, but after just 5 days i can already start to feel some positive effects... for example: +when i w... Read more
finally, it's happened to me....
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      4 comments

after a few weeks, i have finally lost some weight. almost 5 pounds! FREAKIN' FINALLY! i've been learning so much from this site, and thank goodness for the nutrition tracker. in the past week alone, i've learned that it's much more benefi... Read more
new beginnings!
Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

after 31 years of bouncing weight, carb addiction, junk food addiction, and compulsive overeating i am committed to making big changes! my breaking point was twofold: 1. a recent trip to the doctor where i found out my cholesterol is t... Read more