A new experience
Friday, November 12, 2010 14 comments
Just wanted to quickly share with all my SP buddies that I had a new experience today. My driver's license was getting ready to expire so it was time to renew it. For the first time in MANY MANY years I was looking forward to this. I wanted a... Read more
A Great Dr. Visit
Wednesday, November 03, 2010 11 comments
I had to go to the Dr. today. It was that yearly crap appt., and also another look at bloodwork - specifically the mystery platelet issue!! And I have to tell you that again, he was ecstatic with my progress!! I think he is as proud of me as ... Read more
Hitting the Dusty Trail!!!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8 comments
Just wanted to say a quick good-bye to my Sparkie Friends. I am leaving this afternoon on vacation and will probably NOT be on SP on a regular basis until next Tuesday or Wednesday. I am going to my hometown in Iowa to attend my nephew's weddi... Read more
I reached a goal that I didn't even set!
Thursday, September 16, 2010 16 comments
I stepped on my WiiFit to weigh this morning and not only had I lost another .5 lb - but that dropped me down into the Normal Weight range! When I reached my goal weight - I knew that I would never be the weight that BMI says I should be. I a... Read more
Just thought I'd share
Friday, September 10, 2010 6 comments
I read an article on SP very early in my journey that one way to make sure you keep exercising is to make sure it's fun. That made lots of sense to me since one reason I HATED exercise was that it was either hard....boring....or just no fun at ... Read more
Confessions of a Bad Maintainer!!
Monday, August 16, 2010 11 comments
A couple weeks ago I blogged about life getting in the way of my routine. And that does happen!! And I must say that I did pretty well the first week with trying to make wise decisions about eating - even if I was eating out. I tried hard to ... Read more
Sometimes life just gets in the "weigh"
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 5 comments
I have accepted that this week is just going to be nuts...... On Sunday I was blindsided by what must have been food poisoning and so Sunday and Monday were about the most miserable days I have had since becoming a healthier Pam. I survived..... Read more
I DID IT!!! I DID IT!!! I DID IT!!!
Thursday, July 22, 2010 47 comments
Yep---I sure did!! I reached my final goal weight. In the past 11 mos I have set several goals pertaining to my weight. And each time I reached one, I felt like there was still more that I needed to lose. So I would set another. And that is... Read more
Proof that this is a journey...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 7 comments
Well - Last week I was not a happy camper and my attitude reflected it. I had all kinds of issues with my new appliances, had gained a couple pounds, was sad about the demise of my little dog, and was frustrated about successfully maintaining ... Read more
Some Whine With My (Fat-Free) Cheese!!
Thursday, May 20, 2010 4 comments
I think it may have been Winnie-the-Pooh who once said "This has been a no good very bad day". And he is singing to my choir this week. As a rule, since I started on this journey, I have tried to maintain a positive and upbeat attitude. Some... Read more
Taking my own advice
Monday, April 26, 2010 5 comments
I feel like crap......Both of my kids were in from out of town and my house was full of family and friends. It was a weekend long party!! I ate terrible things for me, both at home and in restaurants....I drank far too much beer.....Heck - on ... Read more
Friday, April 09, 2010 5 comments
I am trying to improve on my blogging so today I decided maybe I could help someone else if I shared some of the things that have helped me be a SP success story: Here are some things that have worked for me 1) I started out taking baby s... Read more
Climbing the mountain....
Friday, March 19, 2010 3 comments
I knew that I would need to post a blog when I got here....but I am really not much of a blogger. But since this week, I reached what I thought was going to be my final weight, I feel like I NEED to say something to make this moment real. I ca... Read more
Six Month Sparkversary!!
Friday, February 19, 2010 2 comments
Today is my 6 month anniversary with SparkPeople!! My how time flies when you are truly having fun!!! I have been slowly ticking of small goals for myself. And I continue to be surprised by myself. Who would have though that sedentary Pam wo... Read more
Boy am I proud!!
Friday, February 12, 2010 5 comments
Well - I am sure proud of myself right now! My original weight loss goal when I set it back in August was 135. Yesterday I weighed in at 137. I cannot believe that I am almost there. Quite frankly it scared me a little to be this close to th... Read more
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