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Need to find a little focus
Monday, April 25, 2016      8 comments

*WARNING* I'm in a foul mood, so if you're sick of hearing people complain on their blogs, skip mine. I'm in a fog-brain, muddled, blah sort of state right now. Things aren't progressing how I'd like them to and I'm beyond frustrated with... Read more
Ortho appointment today
Thursday, April 21, 2016      1 comments

So my appointment with the orthopedists went pretty well today. Since I'm showing improvement, I get to continue PT for another 4-6 weeks! I'm happy about that (not so happy about $50 a week to PAY for it though) because I feel like we're maki... Read more
Slow and steady
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      7 comments

My weight stalls out from time to time, or bounces up and down, up and down. But slowly it's going down! I hit my 18% mark with today's weigh-in and I got to change my ticker to my 20% goal. Next goal, 220. Hopefully the ups and downs will c... Read more
So close!
Monday, April 11, 2016      8 comments

So because of this new Fitbit line (250+ steps each hour), I've overdone it lol. Of course I can't JUST do 250 steps an hr, so I just keep going. And Saturday, since I was at 23000+ steps by the end of my 14 hr segment, I just kept going to ge... Read more
PT progress
Thursday, April 07, 2016      5 comments

Another week of PT appointments down. He's added a couple more exercises, but still not letting me do any exercises other than seated. And then, as a fun little twisted extra, makes me do balance exercises...and makes me laugh while I'm trying... Read more
New regime for my foot
Friday, April 01, 2016      7 comments

So at therapy today, John (my PT guy) told me, in not so many words lol, that I'm pushing it too far. He'd given me a stronger resistance band on Tuesday, but now we wants me to only use it on my left foot to improve my flexibility (broke my an... Read more
What a difference 5 years makes
Sunday, March 27, 2016      15 comments

5 years ago today, I started my journey toward a healthier, happier me. I've had some very good successes and some pretty bad failures along the way. But one thing stayed constant. Regardless of how far I've strayed from time to time, I've al... Read more
5% goals
Saturday, March 26, 2016      5 comments

Today starts the 5% challenge. 8 weeks to drop 5% of my body weight. I know I can do this because I did it last challenge! 11.4 lbs from now, there will be 5% less of me. Aww poor fat, I'm sorry but there's no way I'll miss you! See ya suck... Read more
Looking back
Friday, March 25, 2016      5 comments

So I was filling out my deficits last night in my journal and started looking back through the past entries. Yesterday was the end of week 10 of me recording all my daily numbers and tracking my deficits. And as of yesterday, I was down 22.4 l... Read more
PT & progress!
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      6 comments

Today was my first PT appointment for my foot. It's hurting now, so I iced when I got home. I've got a bunch of exercises to do 3 times a day which I hope will loosen up my fasciia and reduce the pain. And the best news I've had in 2 mont... Read more
5% Challenge starting soon!
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      8 comments

Today is the last day of week 1 of my Shape Up For Spring BLC. Weigh-in tomorrow!!! Time to see how my Diamonds did! I'm not sure what the scale will say for me after Italian food Sunday (it made that number jump up a bit lol), but I'm okay w... Read more
Freggie shakes and challenge ideas
Thursday, March 10, 2016      3 comments

So one of my healthy habit goals for the Spring challenge is at least 5 freggies a day. Yesterday, I lost track. My protein shake in the morning had 6 servings, blus a banana and grapes as snacks and a salad for dinner. And I plan on repeatin... Read more
Time to get back to blogging
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      6 comments

I always blogged regularly throughout this journey, and for some reason, this time around I've been neglecting it. I have no idea why. Today seems as good as any to change that! Today was day 1 of the Spring BLC. I'm focusing on small st... Read more
Numbers transfer
Sunday, March 06, 2016      0 comments

Just cleaning up my page, so I'm moving past weigh-ins here so I still have them, but not on my front page. 01/26/15: 255.6 01/12/15: 265.8 :( 8/28/14: 249.8 08/21/14: 258.0 :( 03/18/14: 239.2 02/05/14: 246.6 oops 01/08/1... Read more
Are you a Diamond in the rough?
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      2 comments

The Winter BLC ended today, and the Shape Up For Spring Biggest Loser Challenge starts March 12th (9th for the Dazzling Diamonds). If you've always wanted to try a Biggest Loser challenge, but didn't know how to sign up or whether it's some... Read more

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