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CAKE CAN COME AND GO, BUT POUNDS CAN LAST A LIFETIME
Monday, July 22, 2013      5 comments

I work in an office, and in my office there is this thinking that if it’s someone’s birthday, there has to be cake. Even if the birthday is on Saturday, the cake will be taken out in all its glory on Friday. If the birthday is on Sunday, the c... Read more
IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO START AGAIN!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      5 comments

I commented on someone's blog with this answer and felt that I should put it on my blog. Once upon a time I was doing awesome on my diet and exercise regimen. I worked hard at it and lost almost 50 pounds. I was at the half-way point of... Read more
ALMOST 6 MONTHS AND 44 POUNDS GONE AND I FALL OFF THE WAGON THIS WEEKEND!
Monday, June 25, 2012      12 comments

I saddens me to admit that after almost 6 months of watching what I eat, and exercising, I completely fell off the wagon this weekend. I don’t know what came over me. I just didn’t care to follow my plan and threw caution to the wind. This all... Read more
Review on FitBit Steps/Calories Burned Tracker
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      11 comments

I am going to start by saying that I LOVE MY FITBIT. I love that it tells me how many calories I have burned throughout the day and how many steps I have taken. I find myself walking more than usual because I want to reach 10,000 steps per da... Read more
20 Things That Are Different About Me After Losing 40 Pounds
Friday, June 01, 2012      13 comments

After losing 40 pounds, I find that there are many things about me that are different. Here are the top 20 things that are different: 1. I am 4 sizes smaller from a 22 to a comfortable 18. As a matter of fact, I actually wore a 16 two da... Read more
Milestone Report – Pounds and Inches Lost
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      17 comments

I just realized that I have lost 35 pounds!!!! WOW! 16 inches off my body (4 from my waist, 6.5 from my hips, 3 from my thighs and 2.5 from my arms) My BMI has gone down from 45.3 to 39.3 this means I am not considered “morbidly obese”... Read more
As promised a better before picture for my Before and Now Blog
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      13 comments

BEFORE AT MY HIGHEST WEIGHT IN 12/2011 NOW 34 POUNDS LIGHTER 4/28/2012 ... Read more
My First Charity Walk (With before and After Pictures)
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      10 comments

Last Saturday I walked my very first charity walk. It was the March of Dimes 3 mile walk. I know that 3 miles is not that much, but I never had the courage to join in any charity walk (never mind run). I never joined because 1) I always thoug... Read more
And the Winner is - ME!!!!!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      11 comments

I am so proud of myself. Today is Administrative Assistant’s Day and the bosses in our department decided to treat us to lunch. They organized a beautiful Italian lunch complete with pasta, chicken parmagian, lasagna, salad, and for desert the... Read more
Why Do People Try To Sabotage Your Weight Loss?
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      18 comments

I’ve read that you have to tell people about your weight loss journey and this way you hold yourself more accountable and are less likely to fail. Honestly, I don’t agree. I find that I do better when I don’t tell people about my weight lo... Read more
Went On A Cruise And Did Great!
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      4 comments

I just got back from my cruise and I had a marvelous time! I had a lot of fun and it was very relaxing. I was super worried about all the food that I was going to have around me but I did good. For breakfast I stuck to an egg white omel... Read more
I Finally Beat The Plateau And I Couldn’t Have Done It Without My SparkFriends!
Monday, March 05, 2012      7 comments

I finally beat that dreaded plateau. I lost another 3 pounds this weekend. I had been stuck for 16 days. I know this does not sound like a lot of time compared to other people’s plateaus, but when you are the one that is going through it, it ... Read more
I LOST 20 POUNDS in 44 DAYS!!!!!
Thursday, February 16, 2012      8 comments

I have been watching what I eat and exercising for exactly 44 days and have lost 20 pounds! It’s the best feeling in the world! I thought it would be harder but it isn’t. I’ve even grown to love to exercise. I really am a whole new person. ... Read more
I Can Remember What I Weighed At Every Point Of My Life
Friday, February 10, 2012      3 comments

Weight and the scale has played such a big role in my life that I can remember what I weighed throughout my life starting with my teen years. The scale has controlled my life (and still does). I started thinking last night and OMG this is how ... Read more
MY FIRST MONTH AND I LOST 15 POUNDS AND ONE SIZE!!!!!
Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

Exactly 1 month since I lit the spark and I have lost 15 pounds and one size! That’s 15 pounds lighter than I was right after the holidays. That is a big accomplishment for me. I count my calories daily (yes even weekends). If it goes in my ... Read more

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