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Climbing back on the saddle

Thursday, December 27, 2012

What I am learning about trying to live a healthier life, is that being prepared plays a big part in my success or lack there of. My plan for this week is to do all of my grocery shopping Sunday and cook my main meals for the week. If I go head and cook my proteins then I can mix and match my veggies and snacks for the rest of this week. Since it has gotten a little chilly, I am going to make a soup.

Has anyone out there found any recipes on this site that they love? I am open to suggests, especially when it comes to dessert, which is my major weakness.


Week 1/Not what I expected, but I refuse to call it a bust

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Ok, so I was all gung ho and ready to go...and then life kicked in. This week was a challenge. I had 2 school papers due this week , overtime at work and the holiday blues. So instead of being gung ho, it ended up being more like ho gung. With that being said, I did achieve some of my goals. I met my water intake goals AND I managed to take a walk every day.

The week is not over and I'm ready to get back on track. My goal is to stick with my program even through the holidays AND do a better job of tracking.

Anywho, I hope that all is well with you... emoticon and emoticon

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SHORTNSASSY0305 12/27/2012 1:26PM

    Thank you both for your encouragement. emoticon

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MEETSADMAMA 12/22/2012 9:34AM

    Here's what I try and pass on to new members...It's not about being perfect, it's about being better than yesterday. So the little slip ups here and there are going to happen, it's part of being human =] As long as you're continuing to improve, it'll always be a step in the right direction.

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SLIMINDOWN31 12/22/2012 1:21AM

    Give yourself credit for the things you did well. You will get back on track. You can do it ;)

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Life after marriage

Sunday, December 16, 2012

So after 15 years of marriage, I find myself alone again. Although this was a mutual decision and I honestly believe this is the best thing for both of us, I am at a loss.

As a person who grew up in a large family and have always been surrounded by people, I now have an overwhelming sense of loneliness. My husband and I did not have children, so I am alone.

What does this have to do with this site, you may ask??? Well, in thinking about how I got to this weight, at times when I am really sad, I tend not to eat. I can go a day or 2 and not even desire a snack. When I am happy, I eat...but it's all the wrong stuff.

Life goes on. There are so many new experiences and adventures waiting for me. This is a time for personal development and growth I do not know what the future holds, but I am excited to see what lies ahead. I want to be happy, healthy and have something positive to contribute to this world.


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SHORTNSASSY0305 12/22/2012 12:21AM

    Thank you all for reading my blog and your comments. I am so looking forward to see what's in store. emoticon

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SHERRYGAYL 12/16/2012 8:49PM

    emoticon emoticon to the emoticon !

I am also recently single again. We were also married well over a decade. In fact, our 19th anniversary is later this month. We aren't divorced yet but I took the kids and left his drunk, cheating ass over a year ago. I understand his latest whore is knocked up.

The first year was really hard. I put on nearly 20lbs and lacked any form of motivation for anything. I was basically just surviving every day, doing what I had to do to get through until bedtime.

But then I kind of came back. I've lost 40lbs so far and have really started pulling myself together! Pretty much the only thing I'm lacking right now is an income. I like money! I miss money. Other than that, my life is just getting better and better!

I know it's trite but, for me anyway, it's absolutely true. Life DOES begin at 40! emoticon

But let yourself go through the grieving process. They say a divorce is like a death and has a similar recovery. I stayed at denial for a really long time. It really did take me about a year to get through everything and accept the reality that we are not getting back together. Just give yourself time and make sure you've really moved on before trying to get involved in another relationship. You are worth it!


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BASKETLADY13 12/16/2012 8:42PM

    You can only go up from here. emoticon

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VAPIDWENCH 12/16/2012 8:24PM

    Sorry to hear that things are so rough, but onwards and upwards buddy!

All the clichÚs about how time helps... well, annoying though they are, they are also true. Give yourself time to be blue, but also make a list of all the dreams you have for yourself and start making them happen. This is your time.

Carol494 is right, things will get better, keep your chin up.

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SHORTNSASSY0305 12/16/2012 7:45PM

    Thank you very much.

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CAROL494 12/16/2012 7:32PM

  Continue to be positive. Things will get better than they are now.! emoticon emoticon

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