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    KRYSTL719   14,057
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Geez Krystl, wheres your spark?

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Okay, a few weeks ago I started slacking a bit on my sparkpeople tracker and haven't been the same since. Am I waiting for me to gain back 10 pounds before I get in gear? What are my excuses? hmm its usually because I eat complicated things that I cant track or i think its too hard lately. Sad excuse for now... Trust me I know:

I've got to get out of this mix I am in, I havent even gotten to track my exercize.
I think I shall make july a better month, a fresh start, erase the screwy month of june, it wasnt exactly a great time to look back on for these reasons:

I got stuck at my 50lb loss for a few weeks and wasn't losing, may have lost motivation, my taste for the bagged salads I loved went haywire and making me sick of the smell, so I have to make sure i fill it up with other salad items to deter the taste...

Um, The pain: My back is just pure horrible, let me explain... I have 2+ herniated discs in my back, pinching on the main nerve. In the mornings I am paralyzed for hours. I scream just sitting up in the morning, or even walking... Im scared because I dont want to be immobilized, and I have never had surgery before like that. Not to mention I have 2 kids that I have to care for, age 6 and 3.

Besides the back issues, I have feet problems: plantar faciitis however you spell it. I cant even pronounce it still. But Its at the point at times where i hate wearing shoes because of the pain, or I just cant even walk or stand up on them. For a month a while back it calmed and I was hopeful, but its been creeping back. Plus a bone spur was found in an x-ray... geez.

But I havent let all that stop me from getting active, forcing through the pain, bike riding is a plus because I am not on my feet. and Im getting outside and active. I definately need to find good shoes though. But I love getting outside still.

I suppose I felt like I lost track on Sparkpeople after I couldnt get past my 50lb goal, and started not eating 90% pure healthy food like I was. I got busy with the kids and such to where they wouldnt let me have much time for myself. I had started taking care of the house more which led me to not much time for myself as well. Im talking like I have totally lost track, but I havent. Just slacking. I love sparkpeople and will make July a much needed reinforced Sparkmonth for me. So I shall start today.

Wish me luck, and I dont plan on going anywhere. I still drink water throughout the day and get some exercise, just have to keep tracking and stay on goal. Time to set a new small goal, I think thats what it is... Next small goal is to get to 55lbs lost before july 19th - (my 30th birthday).. I may have to redo my tracker if I gained a pound or 2 in the past weeks, but its fine. Im not upset at all.

Love my sparkfriends, thanks for reading.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
-AMANDA 7/1/2012 9:30PM

    You can do it! You've already come such a long way.

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CCASKEY37 7/1/2012 7:56AM

    It has been hard for me to track everything too. Seems like since the weather really got hot here. I have a ton of excuses but yours seem more realistic. I'll make a deal... I'll get back on track if you do too. I think I can do five pounds by the 19th.

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    You can do this! If you remember to track, it'll give you the motivation to "stay on track". Praying for you.

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CAKEMAKERMOM 6/30/2012 12:26PM

    I don't always do lettuce salads. Lately my favorite is just a tomato cut up, a cucumber cut up and some fresh mozzarella sprinkled with balsamic vinaigrette.

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WALLINMW 6/30/2012 12:19PM

  Stay motivated!

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TDWANDD2MYK9 6/30/2012 12:19PM

    I know how you feel! emoticon

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