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I'm Back...again

Saturday, November 12, 2011

It has been a VERY long time since I have been on here, and in a state of mind to get my exercise and health back in line. Since I have been on here last, I have moved to another state, started all over - new job, new house, new city. The only thing that stayed the same, unfortunately, was my all out denial of what I was doing to myself health wise. I stopped going to the gym, stopped eating what I should be, and stopped listening to the little voice that kept telling me to get back on track. For awhile, it was easy to pretend I was happy and where I wanted to be. I am not sure when it happened, but I realized how unhappy I am right now. The new city is growing on me, I love my job, but I can't shake the feeling that I am unhappy. For awhile I thought I was homesick, but I think it boils down to I am uncomfortable with what I look like and how I feel. I have let myself go and I am ashamed of what I look like right now. It's hard to be in a city with great night life and not notice how out of place I feel because of how I look. I finally realize that I want to go out and enjoy myself, make new friends and love who I am. In order to do that I need to make some changes. Starting with getting back on this site and finding the help and guidance that all of the groups provide. I am also planning on starting right now with a new me and a new beginning. I know I won't be perfect, but I will be DOING MY BEST and that's all I can ask of myself. Here goes nothing!

  
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SWEETROSIE2 11/13/2011 5:21AM

    All the best to you, you sound really positive so I am sure you will get there. This site is great their are so many people here willing to help.

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New Beginnings

Sunday, December 19, 2010

It has been two long years of school for me. During that time, my needs were put last. I focused on school and work, and kept thinking that I would get to myself later. Later is here! I am now done with school and can focus on work and myself. I am determined to meet the goals I have set for myself. I am ashamed that I let myself go these last few months, but there is nothing I can do to change what has happened, only look forward to what I can do about it now! I plan on posting weekly on my blog a picture of my weight so I can hold myself accountable to stay on track. I can't wait to start seeing results!

  
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CM_GARDNER78 12/19/2010 9:47PM

    WA-HOO! Look forward and make a change NOW! You can do it!!! Way to go...congrats on finishing school too! It's now all about YOU!
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STUNNINGBY30 12/19/2010 8:23PM

    Forget the past - all that matters is what you do today and from here forward. emoticon

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VANILLAMAMA 12/19/2010 7:34PM

    You can do this! I am here for support if you need me.

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Last Loser Standing...Just a minor setback

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Hello!

Unfortunately, I am out of the contest. It has nothing to do with my weight...which is a real bummer. I am currently on crutches and laid up with a "no weight bearing" order. I can't get on the scale! I have torn ligaments in my ankle and am in a good deal of pain...but I won't let it get me down! I plan on updating my personal blog with pictures and how I am doing as soon as I can get back on the scale. Thank you to everyone who has been so motivating and uplifting, it is so much easier to do this when you have people cheering you on. I wish all of you success in your weight loss goals!

  
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FITBY07032015 11/25/2010 11:46AM

    Sorry to hear that you are out of commission! I hope you feel better soon and get back to the swing of things!

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Last Loser Standing Weigh In #3

Monday, November 15, 2010

This week I lost 0.6 pounds. I can handle that, it's almost a pound and at least it's a loss! Getting my butt in gear for next week, I want to lose at least a pound this week.




Thank you for all of the support for people who are reading and commenting, it really does motivate me to keep going. Best wishes to all of you!

  
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VANILLAMAMA 11/15/2010 2:14PM

    you can do it. I am only doing about a half a pound a week now. It seems to be slower now.

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PARKERB2 11/15/2010 10:05AM

    Good luck to you. I wish you much success as you see these scales going down. Have a good day and Keep Sparking. emoticon

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Last Loser Standing Weigh In #2

Monday, November 08, 2010

Here is my weight for week 2. I am very happy about going down! Can't wait to see my number next week!

  
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CM_GARDNER78 11/8/2010 9:31PM

    WAY TO GO!! It's going DOWN, DOWN, DOWN.........


BTW - cute toe nail polish! ;-)

~ Christa

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FITBY07032015 11/8/2010 8:40PM

    Ahhh the 240s!! I bet you were ecstatic to see that number-I know I will be. Way to go and keep up the good work :)

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MSSTACYJ 11/8/2010 6:25PM

    Congratulations!

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