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30 Day Step Journal, Day 5
Friday, July 20, 2018      14 comments

Steps walked: 20,012 Well, started off with the timer again. That got me to about 6,000 steps by 1. Then we headed off to the grocery store. Took my daughter to soccer, returned home, and was sad to see I only had 8500 steps. Took off ... Read more
30 Day Step Journal, Day 3 & 4
Thursday, July 19, 2018      12 comments

Tuesday steps: 20,081 Wednesday steps: 23,195 Continuing with the timer. Every 15 minutes, walk. It definitely keeps me from falling behind. Once you fall behind, trying to make up the steps is very difficult. Yesterday, took an 8 mi... Read more
30 Day Step Journal Day 2
Tuesday, July 17, 2018      11 comments

Steps: 20,787 I made it!!! Super excited. In the morning, I set a timer to go off every 20 minutes, and forced myself to get up and walk 500 steps before sitting back down. Then I took a 10k step walk to the part in the sweltering heat... Read more
30 Day Step Journal Day 1
Monday, July 16, 2018      16 comments

Steps: 12,454 Well. Didn't make my goal. I started out okay. I was walking 1,000 steps an hour. Got up to about 8,000. I wasn't home, we left for home around 5:30. Then had to go to Wegmans and Wal-mart. I had planned to take my n... Read more
1 year, Day 4: Action, action, we want action
Sunday, July 15, 2018      16 comments

Well, it happens. Life. Started last Saturday... Went to a food festival, had ice cream Wednesday, and then again yesterday. Overall, I didn't do terrib... Read more
Thursday, July 12, 2018      18 comments

When I first started losing weight a year and a day ago, I was very quiet about it. Personally, I feel weight loss is a personal thing, and I didn't need the judgement of others. People really tend to size you up quickly, and some enjoy pushing ... Read more
Day 365: 36 NSVs + 5 SVs = A New Me!
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      30 comments

36 Non-Scale Victories (and 5 SVs) for 365 Days on Spark 1. I can wear 2X, 1X and some L t-shirts. 2X shirts are so lose, you don’t see my roll... Read more
365 Days on My Journey
Monday, July 09, 2018      24 comments

On a warm June day last year, I made a decision that I was just too big. Up until that point, I’d dealt with it. Gone through winters in my 3XL Penguins hoodie and jeans (falls too), summers in my jeans because I absolutely refused to wear short... Read more
Day 360: Check-in
Friday, July 06, 2018      12 comments

Weight: 230.1 (7.5 lb difference from 30 days ago) I am in week 2 of intermittent fasting I am working on building a morning routine. I am trying to ge... Read more
Day 359: Yet Another Reason
Wednesday, July 04, 2018      15 comments

There are so many reasons I know I have changed my life on this journey, and I'm not just "on a diet" or "forcing myself to exercise". I know my life s... Read more
Day 357: Quality vs. Quantity
Monday, July 02, 2018      10 comments

On my nightly walks, I like to clear my mind and think about things that I can do to make my journey the best it can possibly be. I usually come up with some of the best thoughts on my walks, and then I try to make them become a reality. So... Read more
June stats
Saturday, June 30, 2018      16 comments

Keep going.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts One Year Sparkversary: The difference a year makes
Wednesday, June 27, 2018      233 comments

I remember getting on the scale back in June of last year, and literally crying because I hadn't thought it had gotten that bad. It was June 13, 201... Read more
Day 349: Changing a rule
Sunday, June 24, 2018      8 comments

Fasting. What do you think of this? In my Weight Warriors group, one of the members wrote a blog about fasting. I was intrigued. So I conducted a litt... Read more
Day 347: Progress
Friday, June 22, 2018      12 comments

This is about a 50 pound difference here. Hard work pays off. Slowly but surely, I will win.... Read more

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