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Hanging in there vs. going strong
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      2 comments

I've been at this for less than two weeks. I've been going strong all along, but today I feel like I'm just hanging in there. I weighed myself this morning, even though I've told myself I'll only weigh once a week. I just can't resist that s... Read more
Rachie's back, back again
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      0 comments

Ok, Sparkpeeps....I'm back again. I'm ready for some motivation and inspiration. I did WW for a few months, but kept dropping off, but still paying $18 a month. No more, I have to do this for myself and I don't need to pay anything or anyone.... Read more
Lowest weight in almost 4 years!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      10 comments

I'm doing it, slowly, but surely, it is happening. I have only lost 11 pounds since starting my weight loss journey in earnest, but you know what....it is the lowest weight I've been in almost four years. Granted, I am still 13 pounds above my... Read more
I fit in my rain coat!!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

I've noticed as the weeks have gone by that my pants have gotten looser, and it has felt good, but today, when I put my rain coat on, I was absolutely thrilled!! I haven't been able to fit in that thing for probably 4 years. Don't get me wrong... Read more
Front Butt and Back Fat, BE GONE!
Friday, March 26, 2010      4 comments

Last Christmas, I signed several of my gifts from me to my husband "FB and BF". Meaning, front butt and back fat. I had reached an all time low. It was gross, I hated it, me and my family decided to do something about our ever growing out of ... Read more
Extending Phase One of P90X
Friday, March 19, 2010      1 comments

I am going to add an additional week of the 1st phase of P90X. I feel like I am just starting to hit my groove in some of the workouts and in others I feel like I need to improve a lot. I want to gain more strength and get myself to a point wh... Read more
This week wrecked me!
Friday, March 19, 2010      5 comments

This week three of P90X was tough! My body just felt so worn out and not as strong. I did continue to make improvements in some areas, so I don't feel like it was a complete loss. Week 4 starts up on Sunday, I hope to see some weight loss this... Read more
Doing well, but a little frustrated....
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      6 comments

Sunday night was the beginning of week three of P90X. I'm eating better than I ever have in my life, I'm working out FAR more than I ever have in my life. I feel great and I feel thinner. However, I've barely dropped any weight! I dropped a... Read more
The deep end always drains last....or something like that
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

So, I'm back at it again, full force this time. No half-a**ed attempts now. I am doing the full P90X program. While not following the diet regime to the letter, I'm following it as close as I can given my schedule, wallet etc. While I've onl... Read more
Amazing...i really think I can do this!
Sunday, January 10, 2010      4 comments

So the other night, i did a P90X workout and it was so horribly hard, but absolutely wonderful at the same time. The crazy thing, I felt so amazing yesterday. I was exhausted....beyond exhausted, because I worked out really late and then took a... Read more
When I needed it most....
Friday, January 08, 2010      6 comments

Last night was a prime example of why I need to learn to motivate MYSELF. I had a discouraging day at work, when I picked up the kids they were extremely needy and whiney and I had plans to get a lot of things done when I got home so I could ac... Read more
Hope my family will stick with me!
Monday, January 04, 2010      5 comments

So my whole family and I sat down and made fitness and weight goals this weekend. Even my father agreed to set some goals for himself! I was so happy! Hopefully we will all stick together through this and push eachother to reach our goals. I... Read more
Why am I so pathetic?
Friday, December 04, 2009      3 comments

Seriously, why can't I even begin to stick to any weight loss program. I get so pumped up, but after two weeks, my motivation is as dead as a doornail. I just don't get it. How do I find the motivation within myself to stick with something? ... Read more
Feeling discouraged
Friday, November 13, 2009      7 comments

I have been at it for 2 weeks and 2 days. The first week I lost 5 pounds...I was thrilled. I figured that was a lot more than normal, but thought I would maybe lose another 2 pounds or so the second week....well...I didn't lose ANYTHING! Noth... Read more