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The Funk
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      2 comments

Well, I'm trying to overcome this funk I've fallen into. You know...loss of motivation, tiredness, allergies, etc. I have pretty much officially been doing this for one year and have lost about 35 pounds with the help of Sparkpeople. Looking bac... Read more
New Year, New Progress
Monday, January 09, 2017      2 comments

Trying to get my mind right after the holiday feasting. It definitely took me a few weeks. Gained about 5 pounds over the Christmas month, but have since lost about 3 of those pounds. I am trying to focus on new progress and just trying new thi... Read more
A quiet time
Sunday, November 27, 2016      1 comments

I'm still here! Been kind of quiet on Spark, but I am still trying. I've continued to make progress though I'm not exercising quite as hard. I found that I needed to increase my calorie intake. WHAT!!?? Yes! I stalled for a good month or so and ... Read more
A challenging week...
Monday, August 22, 2016      2 comments

Well, last week was really the first week in a while that I have struggled through the whole week. I am a teacher and getting ready to get back into the routine of the school year. That means some stress, probably, and less time with my sweet li... Read more
My lunch today...
Saturday, August 20, 2016      3 comments

1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese topped with 4 oz grapes sliced, and 2 tbs lite Cool Whip and a splash of coconut milk if you like...yum! One of my faves lately. Only 177 cals. I also ate 4 thin slices of deli ham...total for all only 237 cals :) ... Read more
Fitness Blender Shares Why you Might not be LOSING!
Thursday, July 21, 2016      4 comments

Hi, I am really inspired by this husband/wife team. I wanted to share a Youtube video where Kelli from Fitness Blender, shares her story on how she lost 40 pounds, but eats better, more, and uses strength training - NOT killing herself wo... Read more
But I just don't want to get sweaty...
Friday, July 15, 2016      7 comments

Does anyone ever contemplate NOT working out just because you JUST DO NOT WANT TO GET SWEATY?? haha...uhhh I have. HOWEVER, I will say, I never regret it once I make myself go do it anyways. I understand - you get sweaty, then you have to tak... Read more
Two things I refuse to give up...
Thursday, July 14, 2016      5 comments

There are two things I refuse to give up... A good latte and Chick-fil-A. Lol Ohhh man, I am having to get smart with my choices so that I can eat and drink my favorite things. I do not eat Chick-fil-A ALL THE TIME. And I definitely do not plan ... Read more
This is it?
Monday, July 11, 2016      8 comments

Well I have lost about 23 pounds - the most weight I have ever lost - and I thought by now I would be satisfied. My change feels great, but some days I am thinking - "Is this it??" BUT, alas - this is not IT. Improving yourself is a continuou... Read more
Girls night and Mexican Food...yum!
Friday, July 08, 2016      2 comments

Ok, so tonight I am going out with one of my friends - super excited to have a girls night. We are going to eat Mexican food, which is one of my favorites. Before my healthy eating I would load up on dishes with tons of cheese, sour cream,... Read more
Rest Day
Friday, July 08, 2016      6 comments

I am sore from yesterday's workout. I didn't feel like I was doing much because the cardio portion was not as hardcore as what I have been doing. It was kickboxing style. But today I can feel every muscle in my arms and shoulders! I think it is ... Read more
Letting myself go to realizing I'm worth the fight!
Thursday, July 07, 2016      6 comments

Well, I had my son about 2 and a 1/2 years ago. He was born early and had to stay in the hospital for 2 weeks - that may not seem like a long time, but felt like an eternity to me. I let myself go. I mean literally - just ate to eat. Just s... Read more