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Consistent Progress
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      0 comments

Well for todays weigh-in, I broke my first "10" increment. I had decided to mark my progress with small goals...like each breaking the next "10 barrier" on the scale. Everytime I tried to do this I seemed to focus on the big number I had to los... Read more
Monday, November 16, 2009      2 comments

Despite this awful respiratory illness this past week, I still managed to surpass my exercise goal! Today I am feeling a bit more confident about my new start. There were a couple days I couldn't exercise due to breathing issues, but tried to m... Read more
Whoo Hooo!
Sunday, January 25, 2009      0 comments

Had a great week! Stayed on track with nutrition plan & tracker, and with exercise....and it showed! A 4 lb. loss! So nice to be watching those numbers go down again! Feel like I am off to a good start so far...and still feeling very much moti... Read more
Back Up & On My Way Again
Sunday, January 18, 2009      0 comments

So to keep my going in the right direction, my goal for this week was to make sure my nutrition was on track. I've been planning my own meals, but haven't been good about tracking what I was eating, leaving things to hopefully good judgement an... Read more
Progress Despite Ilness
Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

Well as luck would have it, I got terribly ill with a cold and bronchitis at the beginning of the year. I have tried to exercise multiple times, but have just not been able to. I have walked as much as I possible can wherever I could though. ... Read more
Starting Over
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

Well I joined the Boot Camp...think it's a great way to get re-motivated for the year. Unfortunately I also got a horrible respiratory infection a couple days ago with bronchitis. Tried to do the exercise, but just couldn't breath through it. ... Read more
Spreading the Spark
Thursday, July 26, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday was another small landmark day for me. I had to visit my sleep studies off to be fitted for a smaller mask. I had lost 20 lbs. since the first study! When asked how I was taking the weight off, I told them better nutrition habits, exer... Read more
The Little Spark Within
Sunday, June 03, 2007      2 comments

Who would have know three months ago that I had a little spark in me? Battling physical limitations from multiple back injuries, weight increasing steadily, health issues growing, and then depression from it all. I had all but given up hop... Read more
You'll Never Miss the Water...
Friday, March 02, 2007      1 comments

Wow! Was someone as Sparks a fly on my wall this week? I loved the quote and reflection today...it has really struck a chord with me. This week I learned that I have yet another medical condition to be dealt with. When reading the reflection... Read more
On my way again
Friday, February 23, 2007      1 comments

Well, this has not been a stellar week, but it has been much improved! I am not overeating, and making much better choices about what I am eating. I have actually exceeded my exercise expectations for the week---tripled it...and I am not feeli... Read more
Starting Over
Sunday, February 18, 2007      2 comments

Ok...so I am starting over...again. I have a bad habit of letting life control me, instead of me controlling what goes on in my life! I always put myself aside for later...that included time for exercising, tracking food, etc. I am making tha... Read more

Thursday, January 04, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday was a difficult day. Did poorly on food choices...just sort of wrote the whole day off...off to a better start today...going to let yesterday go, and just be very aware today of my emotions and not let them take control of my behavior.... Read more

Wednesday, January 03, 2007      0 comments

I surprised myself yesterday! Not only did I go longer on my exercise bike...I went for a 3.5 mile hike in the afternoon. I love hiking, and one of the greatest frustrations I've had has been the loss of that activity. Not that three miles is fa... Read more
Baby Steps
Tuesday, January 02, 2007      1 comments

Off to a fairly good start. Have rededicated myself to my efforts to lose weight and improve health this year. I have so much to gain by reaching my goals, but I continue to find myself fearful of failing. Sooo, my new goal is to focus on one da... Read more