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Schwim Schwim - April Goals
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      1 comments

It's been about a month since I started swimming for exercise. I've been going about two to three times per week. When we started in late January, I thought I would die about 50m. We took most of February off between Company and being sick. B... Read more
Exercise is making me SOOOOOO hungry!
Friday, February 01, 2019      3 comments

So last May, I decided to try keto, to help me lose some weight fast and without exercise. I wanted to make it easier on my body when I added exercise. (I was having problems with sciatica and spinal arthritis in my back, and joint pain in my ... Read more
7 Things I've Accomplished in the Last 11 Years
Thursday, June 01, 2017      8 comments

So today is a very auspicious day for me. It was 11 years ago today that I started on Sparkpeople, weighing in at my all time high weight of 283 pounds. In that 11 years, I have lost 90 pounds twice, and gained it back, twice. I have... Read more
I Still Don't Want Weight Loss Surgery 13 Week Challenge.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      12 comments

People keep liking my blog post from a year ago, and it's slightly depressing me that I have made NEGATIVE progress since that point. Well, weight wise anyway. When I ended my "I don't need weight loss surgery" challenge, I had lost 40 pounds,... Read more
This whiny baby needs Cheeriment
Thursday, May 19, 2016      6 comments

I Really Really need some "Cheeriment" (The word you get when your 4 year old mixes up encouragement and cheering up). I got really upset and discouraged and weepy yesterday after the nurse from the Dr's office called. The thing is I didn't... Read more
Final Results of the "I Don't Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery" 13 Week Challenge
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      17 comments

Original Goal: To wow my Doctor, and convince her that I don't need to have weight loss surgery by losing 40 pounds in 3 months (13 weeks). My Starting weight was 270.4 pounds. I was 1 pound short when I went to the Dr. yesterday due to s... Read more
Week 12 of the "I don't want to have weight loss surgery" Challenge
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      6 comments

Week #12 (of 13) of the "I don't want to have Weight Loss Surgery Challenge". So it's coming down to the wire. Weeks 10 & 11 were hard weeks with small weight loss numbers, and I was starting to get worried that I wasn't going to make my go... Read more
May Goals
Monday, May 02, 2016      6 comments

Weight: Lose 9.8 Pounds (From 235.8 to 226) Nutrition: 2 veggies & 1 Fruit and 4 glass Water (most Days) Exercise: Add intense exercise 1x per week Strength Training: 3x per week upper body and core Other: Get my garage clean... Read more
We Interrupt this day for a tiny rant...
Monday, April 25, 2016      3 comments

Confession time: I am focusing way too much on numbers! I KNOW that other things are more important. I just so want to make my goal before my doctor's appointment. I know that it's good to use this desire to have motivation, but I also know ... Read more
2nd Months Measurements
Monday, April 18, 2016      6 comments

Let's see how many inches a 32 pound loss equals: Bicep - Down 1.5" Neck - Down 1.875" Chest - Down 2.75" Waist - Down 3.5" Belly (otherwise known as the widest part of my body!) - Down 4.5"! Hips - Down 2.50" Thigh - Down 2.25"... Read more
Week 8 of the "I Don't Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery" Challenge.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      4 comments

Week #8 (of 13) of the "I don't want to have weight loss surgery challenge" Down 3 Pounds! Total Challenge Loss: 30.6 Pounds Total Weight Loss: 43.2 Pounds... Read more
Week #7 of the "I don't want to have weight loss surgery Challenge"
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      7 comments

I honestly thought I wasn't going to have much of a loss this week due to my unpredictable cycle showing up. I wouldn't give into the comfort eating desire, but I did go a little crazy on the diet sodas! (i.e. I drank very little water last week... Read more
Hey, My Neck is Growing Back!
Thursday, March 24, 2016      7 comments

So, apparently, I have a long swan neck, and I tend to always forget about it, because when I'm fat, it somehow becomes short and stumpy. I just noticed today, that after only 23 pounds my neck is already "Growing". Short Stump Neck, a Few... Read more
1st Month's Measurements
Saturday, March 19, 2016      4 comments

Finally, a morning where I have time to check my measurements! So how does 20 pounds translate: Bicep - Down 1.5" Neck - Down .5" Chest - Down 2.25" Waist - Down 2" Belly (otherwise known as the widest part of my body!) - Down 3.5"... Read more
Day 28 or is it? (Celebrating the Journey)
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      4 comments

So it just occurred to me, that I am counting days based on when I recommitted myself last month. But honestly, my journey at spark people, my journey to a healthier me starting almost 10 years ago, on June 1st, 2006. So in all reality, th... Read more

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