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Baking and Socializing
Saturday, June 29, 2013      3 comments

I baked yesterday. Lemon Glazed cookies and meringue drops. I have pictures, but I will not post them since they are not healthy in any way and I don't want to trigger anybody's cravings. The treats were for my cousin's wedding shower. N... Read more
A Very Good Day!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      6 comments

I had an excellent day! I got up and had a healthy breakfast, then went to my appointment with the Program Coordinator for the graduate degree that I want. The meeting was great! She said that my application looked wonderful, and since I h... Read more
The Lawn, Nerves, and A Crown
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      4 comments

I got up early and mowed the lawn this morning. I used the push mower, so I burned a whole lot of calories and consumed all 8 glasses before the morning was over. I felt like mowing the lawn wasn't as hard this time... so a Non-Scale Victory f... Read more
Weekly Weigh-In Update (yay!)
Sunday, June 23, 2013      5 comments

Highest Weight: 193.2 lbs SP Start Weight: 180 Last Week: 152.4 lbs This Week: 151.8 lbs I lost 0.6 lbs this week! I will take it! A slow and healthy loss is a loss that I am less likely to gain back. I got to put another gold star... Read more
Not sure what to say...
Saturday, June 22, 2013      3 comments

Hmm... Not sure what to say tonight, just felt like I should check in. I slept in today and didn't exercise this morning, but I just finished up with a 3 mile walk and 25 minutes of jogging intervals. Which was more of jogging 1.5 miles wi... Read more
Carbs Add Up Really Fast!
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      5 comments

Today was not a great day on the nutrition tracker. LOTS of breads and grains left me way over on my carbs and topped out on my calories for the day. I only got in a 1.5 mile walk this evening, and I still have three more sets of squats to d... Read more
Procrastination Bug
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

I've been bitten by the infamous procrastination bug. I've been avoiding writing my statement of purpose (for my grad school application) all day. I did get up early again today (Day 3!) and I went for a 4.5 mile walk this morning. I did... Read more
Little Bits of Progress
Monday, June 17, 2013      4 comments

Lots of little things added up to a pretty nice day! 1) Earlier start to the day again today. That makes Day 2, the official start of a streak! 2) 3 mile walk completed. 3) Vegetables harvested: ... Read more
Keeping Your Friends Close
Sunday, June 16, 2013      5 comments

Friends are an incredible resource for support and motivation! I've been lucky enough to have several wonderful friends that live within just a couple of miles for most of my life. They really are great girls who are whole-heartedly supportive... Read more
Seventh Month Numbers!
Friday, June 14, 2013      8 comments

Now that I've been on SparkPeople for another month, I wanted to update you on my measurements and numbers! Highest Weight: 193.2 lbs SP Start Weight: 180 Current Weight: 152.4 lbs!!! That means I've lost 40.8lbs overall and 27.6 of t... Read more
Moving Right Along!
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      7 comments

Wow, busy day! After my jogging intervals last night and the excitement of making a decision to go back to school, I tried to go to bed at a reasonable hour(12:30), but I was too wound up and didn't fall asleep until sometime after 3am. Oop... Read more
Figuring Out What Happens Next
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      9 comments

Alright, so it's confession time! Lately I've been really feeling stressed and frustrated because I haven't been able to find a part time job, nor have I gotten back any favorable responses from writing submissions. So I've been at home, f... Read more
That's Never Happened Before...
Sunday, June 09, 2013      7 comments

Well, an interesting Non-Scale Victory came my way this week... Somebody asked for my phone number! We had a couple of trees get snapped off at the top due to severe weather and ended up calling out a tree removal service for four big t... Read more
Weekly Weigh-In Update (yay!)
Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

I realize that I haven't done a weekly weigh-in blog in a while. That's because the scale wasn't moving from week to week. Daily fluctuations, yes, but for 3 weeks I sat at 154.8 lbs. I'm now down to 154 lbs! It's only a -0.8 lbs loss, b... Read more
6 Months of Sparking! (with pictures)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      14 comments

I am happy to announce that I have made it to the 6 month mark after joining SparkPeople! I must say that I find myself a bit surprised that I still have the motivation and drive to continue on this weightloss journey. But that is another bene... Read more

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