Wednesday, April 24, 2013


3lbs is how much I have lost today! YAY! So total I have lost since March 7th is 18lbs and a half!

I think 3lbs since the last weight in April 11th sounds good. I was on PMS so it was difficult to get through with it but I did it! :-)

I just had a omelet with ham and cheese inside for breakfast along with a cup of coffee!

I have decided that my progress pictures will be every 3 months. I did my first one back in March 7th so I'll get myself a picture on June 7th and post it to see if we all can see the different. My husband and son can see a bit different in my body!

I will be going to see my nutritionist next week on Thursday then I think I'll see her once a month.. not every 2 weeks.

I'll be back on Wednesday (a week from today) to update my weight loss.

Have a great week!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Non-Scale Victory!

My clothes are getting loose on me!!! YAY!!! That's the first thing I noticed the different on me! :-D

I'll need to buy a body measure tape to keep track on it bec I realized that the scale isn't only the tool to see if I have lost any weight.

I usually weight in every Wednesdays but I'll not do it today. I decided to do it every 2 weeks so I'll weight myself next week on Wednesday.

Have a great day!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Happy Sunday!

I woke up at 6am and took my med then cooked me a breakfast. I had a omelet with shredded sharp cheese and one slice of bagel with a low fat cream cheese and one cup coffee for my breakfast.

I wanted to share with you about my visit with my nutritionist last Thursday. She had me to weigh in and it showed that I lost 1lb and a half, different than what I weighed myself at home last Wednesday. Keep in your mind - I don't weight myself daily. I do it once a week on Wednesdays but I thought I'd do it last Wednesday at home since I'll see my nutritionist on that Thursday (which was last Thursday). So not sure why it's different within a day.. so maybe due to my scale isn't like their or that I pushed myself to walk a little more than 1 1/2 mile, was almost to 2 miles.

So total I have lost since March 7th is 15lbs and a half!

From now on - I'm going to weight myself every 2 weeks on Wednesdays. Increase my exercises.

I walked 2 miles with Leslie Sansone at home (DVD) yesterday morning and then walked almost 2 miles outside my house on the dirt path during yesterday evening after dinner :-) Yesterday was a beautiful day! My husband mowed the yard and we hanged mostly outside for like almost 4 hours! I would mow the yard but I have to watch my kiddos.

I'll post my meal for today. I have to stay in at or under 1,600 calories daily. I always drink first 16.9oz water in the morning before I have my breakfast. I do not like to drink straight out of milk so my nutritionist told me to eat two yogurts a day to make up for a milk.

- Omelet (2 large eggs) with shredded sharp cheese (about 1/4 cup).
- One slice of bagel, plain with 2 tbsp cream cheese
- One cup coffee with a little cream and milk

- Chobani Greek Yogurt with nonfat-strawberry and banana (6oz). LOVE LOVE CHOBANI!

- Chicken Alfredo Florentine with broccoli

- Cheese String and one piece of pickle dill

- Chicken Breast,Skinless and Boneless (about 4oz), I put Mrs Dash seasoning salt on it.. sometimes adds lemon juice in it and bake it.
- Broccoli with cheese sauce
- Baked potatoes (about 3.30oz) I wash the potatoes then cut them up slices into rounds and wash them again and dry them with paper towel then use non stick cooking spray onto the oven pan then add the potatoes slices everywhere on it and add some seasoning on it if you want to. It's almost like chips but not.

- Chobani Greek Yogurt with nonfat - strawberry
- Strawberries, halves (about one cup)
- sometimes I'd add one cuties mandarin oranges (kids size) and they are only 29 calories! (depends on how much calories I have totaled it up before add the orange)

Drinks for all meals above are WATER! :-) I haven't had a soda or candies since March 7th!

I usually go for a walk or do leslie sansone but most time walk outside after Breakfast and Dinner. Love to be outside for a walk!

Well, I better get ready to go for walk! Hope you have a happy Sunday!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013


Looks like I'm on a plateau! Wednesdays is my weight in day but I am going to see my nutritionist tomorrow to weight in but I thought I'd weight in today with my weight scale at home today and it showed same amount as the last week! No lose! No gain! So apparently that's a plateau now? :-/ I did everything I'm supposed to do daily. I guess I got to make some changes on my daily plan and see if that will work!

New Haircut...Subway... & more..

I went to the salon last Sunday to get a new haircut. My hair was so long. I feel like they were in my way so got a new haircut. I feel much better with shorter haircut, so light! Top picture of me with a new haircut compare to the below picture that was taken like a month ago.

I haven't had a soda or candy since March 7th! Woot!! :-) Been on water a lot but sometimes have one cup of coffee for breakfast.

I have been walking a lot lately. I just walked this morning after I had my breakfast. Today is supposed to be my weight in day but I have appointment to see my nutritionist tomorrow so that's when I'll get to weight in tomorrow but after that I'll weight in myself every Wednesdays.

Hope I'll see a pound still goes down. I know I did all what I'm supposed to do. Counted my calories daily. Walked more. So wait and see how that goes with the weight in tomorrow. Keep in mind, I have a hypothyroidism so that could be difficult for me to lose any pounds sometimes.. also I have a slow metabolism.

I have had 33.8oz water since I woke up at 630a.

I downloaded an app called ALLSport GPS on my phone few days ago. This will track at how much I have walked or run etc. They'll give me calories that I have burned. They do have a minutes that will tell me how long I have been out walking and more. Check it out. They are free. They do have premium to pay but I don't need it. So I like the ones that's free.

My kids love going for a walk with me everyday. They'd tell me let's walk!! right after the dinner time :-) I love when they do that. They used to tell me they are tired of doing that.. so boring etc but now they are having fun walking down the path with me then they get to play outside after we are done with the walking! :-)

Six of us family off the path that we were walking down.. love the shadow! I'm in the 3rd from your left. My oldest son was right beside me on your left. He's a bit tall than me. My step daughter is at the end of us from your left. Then on your right beside me is my young son then my husband then my step son at the end on your right.

Now about Subway - I remember before I re started my weight loss journal, I used to have a footlong sub to eat whole for dinner.. Well yesterday I decided to get fresh fit 6 inch sub which was a black forest ham along with turkey etc all for just 380 calories for dinner that's it. I was surprised when I tried to see how much calories was for Italian B.M.T footlong bec that was what I ate long time before and found out they are like 1,200 calories for the footlong! I couldn't believe that! I mean WOW! I wasn't watch out for calories before. I thought they were always healthy etc but nope! You have to research.. read calories etc. I can't believe what I did to myself before. I'm just glad that now I can get healthy and always read and read food labels! Stay in my daily calories!

Well, I can't think of more to say here. I'm sorry if my blog is boring to you or not making a sense but I did my best. I could use some supporters to stop by here and leave a comment just to keep me motivation!

I'll post one facebook page each time I make a new post on my blog bec I want you to know they do inspire me and that you should check them out. If they can do that then I can do that too! I don't have my own facebook page for ya to like it just this my blog that's it. I do have my personal facebook and just liked their pages just to keep up with them to continue inspire me.

Here's a facebook page that I liked and you should check her out!

Monday, April 8, 2013

Friend Makin' Monday

Check her blog out. She does FMM (Friend Makin' Monday) and follow her rules. :-) 

TV, Movies and Me
1. If you could be a recurring star on a show that is currently on TV, which show would you choose?  Marlee Matlin on Switched at birth!

2. Name the movie that you are most embarrassed to admit that you love. Love Romantic movies.. sometimes I'd be like oh I wish that's me in this movie! I don't cry at any of movies but have been sad at times and it does give me a goosebumps! The most name of movie I LOVE is The yellow handkerchief.

3. Name one show that you’ve never seen and would love to watch.  I'd love to watch a movie called Rust and Bone. Hope I'll get to watch it soon.

4. Do you ever go to movies alone?  No

5. If you could only watch one TV show for the next year, which show would you choose and why?  Switched at birth! Bec I'm hearing impaired so I feel so comfortable watching this bec we have same culture on sign language that I don't see many tv shows have that.

6. If you could star in one reality show, which one would it be and why?  None that I can think of. Maybe switched at birth.

7. If someone rented a billboard for you, what would it say? Stay be who you are! Don't change for anyone! Be yourself!

8. Who is the most famous person with whom you have been in the same room? Long time ago I was like 16. I saw a actor who played in Melrose Place (that show doesn't run on tv anymore). His name was Grant Show but he plays as Jack. I saw him at ECU (East Carolina University) Pig tail party but never went up to him but saw him standing out there with crowd of people going up to him I guess for autograph.

9. If you were chosen to be a contestant on a TV game show, which show would you want to be on?  Family Feud!

10. If there was a movie being made about you, which actor would you choose to play you? I don't know. I haven't thought of one.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Daily Food Diary

I'm wondering how do you plan your daily food diary? Do you fill them out the moment you get something to eat? Or do you fill them out at night time for tomorrow?

I know there's apps or websites that you can go to and fill them out etc.. but I like doing it in my own food diary book where I write them down. I feel they are better for me. That way I don't have to get back to computer again and again to update the foods I have ate. I just carry the food diary book with me all the time.

I don't stay on computer ALL DAY. I get on in the morning and then around lunch time and then one at night time before I go bed.

So tell me about yours. How do you do your food diary? On website? Or your own book? and how do you plan yours at night time or the moment you have the food in your hand and you write them down?

I do always write my "tomorrow" food diary every night so that I can stay with this and stay in my daily calories. I just follow what my food diary says! Know what I mean?

Hope you can understand at what I was trying to say and ask about this.


Preparing my food diary for tomorrow :-)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

I am who I am... Me, Myself and I

My birthday was good. I just wish there wasn't any raining on my birthday today! Hard to believe I'm actually 35 year old! Where did the time went?! I thought about rewards for my weight loss for every 10 pounds, get a small reward to help keep me motivation and keep up with it so for the 14 pounds I have lost since March 7th, I got some new hair accessories so that I can fix my hair in different ways, not just the ponytail all the time. I want to feel so special all the time. I want to be who I am whether you like it or not. That's me and I'll do whatever I want with myself that I'll be happy with it. Also for past several months I did feel like I didn't want to post any new pictures of myself bec of weight issues and too embarrassed to show that which is why you see a lot of my past pictures that always shows mostly of my children or hubby but not much of me. So I thought a lot after I had a talk with a friend of mine last week and I thought hmm, It doesn't matter about how I look or how I do etc.. I am Amy. I am me. I have to learn to love myself for who I am and just be myself and not care what people thinks of me and if they don't like me or how I looks, then fine. Just go away and I don't care. I just want them to accept me for who I am not for something they wants me to be that they prefer. I want to lose my weight and get healthy for me. Not for anyone. Just for me, myself and I , so that I can live longer and be more active better for my kids and my future grand children. This is why I'm starting posting pictures of me lately. I'm proud of be who I am!

My sister's dog, Kira was giving me a kiss. :-)

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Weight Day

Hello ! Been a busy day for me. I went to see my doctor today for a follow up visit. I only lost 1 pound today. So total since March 7th I have lost is 14lbs. Really 1-2 pounds a week is normal and healthy amount to lose. I think I'm going to try increase my exercise time.

I'm posting a couple pictures that was taken from yesterday. So nice sunset! The kids are mine and hubby's. I have two sons age 14 and 13 from my previous relationship. I have two step children (my hubby's children) age 12 and 11. They lives with us. So on the picture - my oldest son isn't there bec he was staying at home. So we enjoyed walking down the path together. Really enjoyed!

So Tomorrow is my birthday. I'll be 35! I'll not be doing anything fun but to stay home with my family on my birthday.

It's getting late so I better get ready to go bed.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Monday's FMM

Check her blog out. She does FMM (Friend Makin' Monday) and follow her rules. :-)

 I thought I'd do this for fun! :-)

Childhood Flashbacks
1. Did you have a set bedtime as a child?  If so, what was it? Yes I think 8pm was our bedtime while I was in elementary school and then 9p when I was like in 5th grade.. or so..then 10p was like maybe in 8th grade and then 11p during high school but most time was 10p.

2. Were you taught to be a member of the “Clean Plate Club?” Did it have affect your eating habits as an adult? No never had a club like that.

3. Share one thing that you were not allowed to do as a child. Not allowed to watch R- rated movies.

4. What is the cheapest gas price you can remember? 98 cents! I had my first car for my 16th birthday so I do remember the gas price at that time was 98 cents per gallon!

5. What was your favorite thing on the playground?  Swings

6. Share one thing that your parents always made you do that you didn’t like doing.  I don't remember. I think they do let me do what I want at what I like to do as long as they are OK with it. They don't make me join sports etc that I don't like doing this unless I tell them I want to join etc then they'll let me to.

7. Do you remember your first kiss?  If so, share the details!  I was 14. This boy and I were out at the skating rinks then his mom came and picked us up to take me home first.. while we were in his mom's car, back seat. He asked me "Can we kiss? " I nodded like yea so we kissed :-)

8. Did you prefer to play inside or outside?  Outside. I always went outside to play basketball or riding a bike or just walk down the street, sometimes hangs out with my neighbors friends and going to the wood just to walk through there.

9. What was your favorite TV show growing up?  Growing Pains,  Family Ties ,Full House, Punky Brewster, Alf, Facts of Life, The Cosby Show and Little House on the Prairie.
10. Share one awesome childhood memory. Busch Garden and King Dominions and some other vacation trips with my mom and dad and sis.

Bonus: Share a picture of yourself as a child.  I'm the one on the left with my younger sister on the right. :-)