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God I'm trying

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

I don't think about it too often, it's hard enough to deal with being fat as it is.

But I have to admit that I've let God down.

He gave me this temple that is my body. I need to care for it.

I'm trying God. I'm trying. I need some help though.

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Why does this have to be so hard

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

I'm sick of having to start over.

I wonder how far I could have been if I had just kept at it.

A year ago I weighed 20-ish pounds less than I do now, maybe even 25.

It was wonderful.

But I allowed myself to mess it up, and now here I am. Again.

Picked up a book called "Protein Power" at a used book store last week. I'm giving that a try.

I have no expectations right now. All I can do is start. Again.

  


Exercise exercise!

Friday, March 07, 2008

Haven't been tracking my food the last couple (few) days, but I AM tracking my exercise, and I am making myself go!

I was thwarted last night (3/5) though! I went to work out at the **24/7** fitness club I belong to....and I couldn't get in! Eventually someone else came along, and he had the same problem. I was glad to know it wasn't just me, but oh was it frustrating! I FORCED myself to go (it's so much easier to be lazy!) and then I get there and can't do what I set out to do.

Anyway, here's something I am noticing. I am able to walk at my personal highest treadmill speed of 2.7 mph longer/harder before I get close to my max heart rate and back it off 1/10 or so (to 2.6 mph). Rock on!

  


I HAVE to watch the carbs

Friday, February 29, 2008

There's just no other way. Well, I'm sure there is, but I know from experience that I will feel better and lose faster if I get a handle on my carb intake. As in breads and such. Fruits & veggies I'm not so concerned about, but bread is my weakness. I really really enjoy eating breads. It used to be cake, but not even that so much, not always. French bread with pasta, strudels, etc -- those are big downfalls for me. I have to remove them from my diet for at least the time being to kick-start this losing thing. I made this decision yesterday. I can do it, I've done it before, I will do it now. And I will feel better in the long run!

  


So far, so good

Monday, February 25, 2008

First, thank you to those who have posted comments on my page or on my blog entries!! I appreciate the words so much :-)

Second -- like the title says, "so far, so good" today. One moment at a time....

  
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ONLYBYHISGRACE 2/25/2008 10:07PM

    Little steps are best aren't they. I find if I push to fast too soon..I soon end up losing more ground then I gained.


So far...so good.

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