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What a Day!!
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      5 comments

I just need to vent out about my day yesterday. This will also explain to my Tiger Monarch teammates why I had no exercise minutes yesterday. Yesterday at work I received a phone call from my 21 year old daughter at 3 p.m. She was in comp... Read more
Team Motivation
Monday, June 27, 2016      8 comments

I've been doing okay at this whole SparkPeople thing. It's been 3 months and I'm down 22 pounds. I had hoped it would be more but I am choosing to look on the bright side and that's still 22 lbs less than what I was. The biggest challenge ... Read more
Bike Races
Sunday, June 26, 2016      2 comments

Today I wanted to DO SOMETHING! Summer in Milwaukee is a fabulous time! It makes up for the months of cold crappy weather we have in winter. Today our choices were to go to Greek Fest or watch bike races which is what we decided on. For 10 ... Read more
Strawberry Picking
Thursday, June 23, 2016      8 comments

Do you think I can burn calories if I go strawberry picking? I've done it once when we made a whole family affair with the kids but haven't gone in a few years. The husband goes every year. So he asked me... again. My first response was to ... Read more
Lab Results Updated and Doctor Visit
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      7 comments

So to all of you who told me not to worry, you were absolutely correct! I saw my doctor today and when she pulled out my lab results I told her my concerns about the Glucose level being high. I told her everything I was doing and she said... Per... Read more
Lab Results
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      7 comments

I'm feeling a little disheartened today. I have my annual physical tomorrow (although it's been two years since my last one). My doctor wanted my mammogram and lab work done before I see her. So yesterday I went to do the labs and today my resul... Read more
Week 5- Day 31 -- First Full Month
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      3 comments

Well I have survived my first full month on SP and I am definitely excited by my results. Besides losing 13 lbs this month, I have lost inches! I took my measurements 4 weeks ago as I was starting my journey. I wanted to have some form of measur... Read more
Week 4 - Day 24 -- Gym Results
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      4 comments

Last night was an amazing night for me in the gym. When I was done, my nephew and I were high-fiving each other and then I had to high five the gym attendant who has been watching my progress. (He told my nephew last night earlier on that he cou... Read more
Week 4 - Day 23 -- Three Full Weeks completed
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      4 comments

It's been awhile since I've posted. Three full weeks into taking control of my life and things are going great. I am making it to the gym 5-6 days a week. I am tracking all my food. I am weight training with my nephew. All of these have led to m... Read more
Week 2 - Day 8 -- Successful Start
Monday, March 28, 2016      4 comments

One week since I rejoined SparkPeople and I have to say it was a success. I am down 5 lbs but that's not why I consider it a success. I have learned and am learning more about myself. I learned the difference between want and need (Hunger)... Read more
Week 1 - Day 6 -- Hit the Gym
Saturday, March 26, 2016      7 comments

So I've owned a gym membership with Planet Fitness since November and haven't gone once. They were opening up a new location only 2 miles from my house and had a special on signing up so my daughter and I signed up. My other daughter has had a P... Read more
Week 1 - Day 3 -- Measurements and Temptations
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      2 comments

Today I did something that I never did when I was on SparkPeople before... I took my measurements. I'm not sure why I never did it before but I am hoping that when I hit that inevitable weight plateau, I will still be able to see results thru lo... Read more
Week 1 - Day 2
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      8 comments

Rejoined SparkPeople yesterday. Everyone around me is on diets... no carb, Shakeology. I don't want to diet. I want a lifestyle change. I want to make better decisions about what I eat and exercising which will hopefully lead to me losing some w... Read more