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Motivation

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Today my Sparkcoach challenge was to record my motivation for wanting to lose weight and get healthier. Well, during this summer break, I was trying to have fun with my kids and we went to ride a roller coaster. I was terrified that the seatbelt and restraints would not fit. Well, I had lost just enough weight that I was able to fasten the seatbelt, but only with it extended all the way out and I felt like a marshmallow smooshed onto that seat. I know if I had not already lost 20 pounds, I could not have ridden that day and my goal is to go back and ride without discomfort. I love being active and I love my kids so I want to be the healthiest I can be to enjoy my kids and before too many years are past, my grandkids.

  


Priority

Thursday, June 20, 2013

During the summer I cannot complain about not having enough time for exercise and cooking. I am off all day and can do what I make a priority. I will make taking care of myself a priority!

  
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LINTPICKER 6/22/2013 5:55PM

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KELLI9001 6/20/2013 7:27PM

    Great plan!

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AJB121299 6/20/2013 5:24PM

    good luck

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Feeling the need for some real change

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Today I woke up with a real sense of determination to do whatever it takes to change my life for the better. I do not feel like I am being all that I can be or being a good role model for my three beautiful daughters. I feel like I can do better for myself and my family so starting today, I will make food choices based on what will be in our best interest rather than what is fastest or cheapest. Also, I will stop letting my weight stop me from getting the activity that my body needs to perform better. emoticon

  
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LINTPICKER 6/19/2013 7:17AM

    You can do this! God is on your side!! He wants you to take care of your body.

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TXTOAD9970 6/18/2013 3:51PM

    Good for you! You go GIRL!
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Hi

Friday, February 01, 2013

Well, I am back again. It's only been forever since I have been here and I am returning with the support of my parents. I have quite a bit of work to do since I have about 130# to lose. I am trying to eat much better because I am trying to hold off gallbladder surgery.

I have been pretty good today and my gallbladder isn't hurting too bad.

  
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JINLYNN 2/3/2013 8:36PM

    emoticon back!

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TXMEMAW6 2/1/2013 6:55PM

    So glad to have you back to Sparking! I know you can and will succeed if you'll just put your mind to it.
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Not a good girl today

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Just when I am feeling in control, along comes lunchtime at work. I ordered my salad and ate it and fruit but there sat a huge plate of nut covered fudge brownies. I know I should not have eaten one, but everyone was. Children, other teachers were enjoying them and my willpower broke.

I know that this does not make me a bad person or derail all that I have accomplished. Instead of quitting and giving up on myself, I will adjust my calories, add a little extra exercise, and most of all, forgive myself and move on.

  
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TXMEMAW6 12/2/2011 8:29PM

    Lisa, I'm really proud of all you've accomplished in such a short time. I, too, am proud of your positive attitude. You help me each day when we talk and your encouragement to me is so muchly loved and appreciated. Keep up the good work and together we wil reach our goals!!
Love you,
Mom

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AKCHELLE 12/2/2011 1:37AM

    Oh my gosh! I so understand the difficulties that come with work place sabotage. Sometimes, especially near holidays and birthdays all kinds of neat treats show up at work.
Just be honest and track everything- even if it is just a small portion.
You have a good attitude about your choices, keep it up!

Good Luck!

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JINLYNN 12/2/2011 12:54AM

    Don't be too hard on yourself. Tomorrow is a new day with new opportunities. Take your journey one day at a time, one step at a time. You have a positive attitude, and a plan to move on. Way to go!

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DSBRIDE 12/1/2011 7:37PM

    Good for you!! You have just jumped over into a new space, learned to love yourself, to forgive yourself and to move on. Hurrah, you deserve a medal for today but I guess just a SP goodie will have to do, ;)

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