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I'm writing before I'm biting

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Its 6:52pm and I'm hungry for dinner. I'm waiting for bf to get home so we can go to Chipotle. Now knowing this I looked up the calories counts before I went, knowing htat the tortillas alone can be 300+ calories. I'm proud of myself :)

  


I WANT IT NOW!!!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

I've realized when it comes to things in my life, that I'm like a 4 year old throwing a temper tantrum. I WANT IT NOW!!!, this applies to many different things in my life not just food. ..shopping, sex, naps. I'm horrible at saying no to myself. I have to learn that if I wait just a little bit I can have it, patience has never been one of my strong points.

I am doing a saving experiment between now and the end of August. I get to spend money on gas and groceries but that's it, no little book here, no lunch out there. Just to see what it looks like if I really bare bones my budget. This should also help me learn some control.

I did a 30mile bike ride yesterday which felt good. I'm tracking today... i'm on the right path. Now jsut to learn some patience.

  
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TX.PATRICIA 7/28/2009 1:07PM

    Congrats on your 30 miles, that's EXCELLENT!

As for patience, I have none, either so I cannot help ya there, other than maybe we can learn them together. I think your savings experiement sounds great, I probably need to do that myself, especially since DH is almost out of work. May have no other choice in a couple of weeks.

You CAN do it!

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Who Jumps out of bed in the morning?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

If you do, can you tell me your secret. I remember when I was little and it took nothing for me to wake up, I was up and ready to start my day. Now, its all I can do to get out of bed. I didn't have to be at work early this morning, my alarm went off at 8am. I didn't get out of bed til almost 10am!!! and I was still tired.

I have been eating well, lots of fruits and veg, taking supplements and its still not enough. I don't know if my depression is still not quite there yet or if its stress or I don't know. I want boundless energy and I don't know how to get it.

  
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IRISHGIRL74 7/28/2009 9:05AM

    Boy, I've been suffering the same thing! My alarm went off at 5:30 this morning. I remember hitting the snooze button, but the next thing I know, I woke up at 6:30! I was so out of it, I didn't hear the alarm go off again!

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DZZSHORTSTACK 7/26/2009 12:21AM

    Wow! I wish I could help! I am the same way! I have such a hard time getting out of bed in the morning!

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CANDYXPERT 7/24/2009 6:21PM

    Try going to bed and waking up at the same time every day - even weekends. Eventually you body just gets used to the routine and you will wake naturally. Oversleeping can make me more tired and slugish all day.

Good luck!

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TX.PATRICIA 7/23/2009 2:36PM

    When you figure it out, please let me know.

Just 3 months ago, I could pop out of bed at 3:45 am, feed 3 to 4 horses, make it to the gym by 5 am, and then to work no later than about 6:20, now I can't seem to get out of bed before 5 am, and it's rush to get ready just for work at 6am.

Keep us posted and I sure hope you get it figured out soon.

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Change is the only constant

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Well my boss got promoted which I'm happy for her, but I'm really sad about it. I really liked her and although I'm sure my new boss is great too, its hard.

The good news is I'm down 3lbs this week and 7lbs from goal! I put on an old pair of pants that I couldn't get on a couple of weeks ago, they are still tight but I can get them on and done up, so I"m close.

I haven't worked out at all this week, I have to get more consistent with that, its just hard with the two jobs and lack of energy. I have a dr's apt tomorrow to see if I can sleep better than I have been, so hopefully something will change there.

So, that's where I'm at!

  
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CANDYXPERT 7/22/2009 9:20PM

    Congrats on the 3 pounds gone!

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TX.PATRICIA 7/22/2009 3:09PM

    Awesome! Keep up the good work and I sure hope the doctor can help you with your sleep.

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Compliments galore!!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Not sure what I'm doing differently but I have been raking in compliments lately! I have been told twice in the last two days that I am "skinny" then a client told me I was really pretty. hey, I'll take it!! its so funny, because when I think of myself, skinny is not a word I would think of, but hey I'll take it!

After a little misstep midweek I am firmly back on track. Hoping to get some exercise in over the next couple of days. If the weather and my work schedule cooperates!

  
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TX.PATRICIA 7/22/2009 8:02AM

    That is awesome, compliments do wonders to keep our motivation up.

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