Day 15: 2.4 pound difference between scales!
Friday, July 08, 2011      1 comments

I bought a new scale today. The scale I had been using only goes to the half pound. Also, it seemed to fluctuate quite a bit. I could weigh myself, and weigh myself again a minute later (not that I ever do that!) and the weights would be slig... Read more
Day 14: Getting Back on Track
Thursday, July 07, 2011      1 comments

Life was pretty chaotic for me the past couple days, so I have not had time to get on SparkPeople. I was not tracking, nor did I exercise. On the 5th, I even had kind of a binge of sorts and ate two candy bars and six cookies during the course... Read more
Day 11: Half the Train is on the Rails, Half is off the Track
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

THIS BLOG ENTRY IS FOR MONDAY, JULY 4TH. I don't have time to write much, but I just wanted to reflect briefly on how I did yesterday. I was not home most of the day as I was visiting my brother in the hospital. Two of my other siblings,... Read more
Day 10: Here's a First--Ordering a Salad at Culver's
Monday, July 04, 2011      1 comments

THIS IS REALLY MY BLOG FOR SUNDAY, JULY 3RD, BUT I DIDN'T WRITE IT UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT. I managed to stay in control of my eating and continue on with my weight loss efforts, despite a stress-filled day that would normally have sent me i... Read more
Day 9: Stress, Lasagna, Strength Training, etc.
Saturday, July 02, 2011      1 comments

Today was a day full of ups and downs. This morning was kind of rough as I was feeling very stressed and worried about a family member. However, I did not eat in order to deal with my feelings! I cried a little bit. I talked to my husband. ... Read more
Day 8: Learning Every Step of the Way
Friday, July 01, 2011      3 comments

I know I've only been at this 8 days so far, but I have already been learning a lot. Here are some of the things I've learned during the course of the day: 1. I've learned that my stomach will punish me if I do not eat right--even if it'... Read more
Day 7: Managed to Go Out Without Going Out of Bounds!
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

Well, as I stated in my previous blog, I was a bit nervous about going out with friends tonight. We planned on drinking, and we planned on going out to eat. I was afraid I would end up completely going outside of my calorie range. I actually ... Read more
Day 7: Planning Ahead for an Evening Out
Thursday, June 30, 2011      1 comments

So, for the first time since starting SparkPeople, I am going out with some friends tonight. The plan is to go to a spa/salon and treat ourselves to some pampering. (This is totally out of the norm for me, by the way. In my whole life, 35 yea... Read more
Day 6: Still Going Strong!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      0 comments

I've had a darn good day so far. First of all, I actually ate breakfast today. If you read my previous blog, you know that I don't usually eat breakfast but I vowed I would today. So, I started the day out on the right note. I was in a w... Read more
Day 5 (Still): So Far, So Good
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      1 comments

Well, the day isn't over yet, but so far I've done pretty well. Again, not perfect, but a lot better than I usually do. I did not eat any breakfast today. I know I should, but I am just not in the habit. Sometimes, the thought of eating... Read more
Day 5: Feeling Healthier Already!
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      1 comments

I am already starting to witness some tangible signs that I am getting healthier! Wow, my body must have been so starved for nutrients! I think back to days that I ate mostly junk food, and even when I did eat something that wasn't candy, ... Read more
Is there a virus problem associated with this site?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      2 comments

I have been having a pretty drastic increase in virus activity on my computer over the last few days, and I was wondering if the surge in viruses could be attributed to this site? It's so hard to pinpoint these things, I know. But I started us... Read more
Day 4: Up a 1/2 a pound!
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

So, I know you're not supposed to weigh yourself every single day, but I am so eager to see if my improved eating habits are paying off, that I have been. So far I've gained a 1/2 a pound! I am guessing it's not really a 1/2 pound of actual ... Read more
Day 3: Successes and Setbacks
Monday, June 27, 2011      0 comments

I am nearing the end of my third day on SparkPeople. Just as the title for this blog entry states, I have made some choices that I think should be celebrated, but I also have some ways in which I have not followed the program perfectly. ... Read more
A Lifelong Battle with Weight
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

Like many of you, I have struggled with my weight for most of my life. I was probably around 8th grade when I started to feel self-conscious about my weight. Now, I'd kill to be back that size, but because I had a little more weight on me than... Read more

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