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Some Funnies & Some Not So Funnies

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Today is day 53 of my streak!

But I am really struggling to keep this streak going. The past couple of weeks have been hard...I need to figure out whats bugging me. But for now, here are some funnies and some "not so funnies". Enjoy!


I like that one because its so true. People get way too hung up on sizes....they are so determined to fit into a size 4 or 8 or whatever, that they don't even pay attention to how the clothes actually FIT. They are just too worried about the number on the tag.

Wear what fits, regardless of what the tag says. You'll look a lot better in something that fits correctly as opposed to stuffing yourself into something thats too tight.








Ok, this one is sad...sometimes I really do feel this way. I work every day on my self esteem, but some days are better than others. Fortunately, I am having less and less days where I feel like this;



I remind myself all the time that I shouldn't put myself down. We should all build ourselves UP! The world will see you as you see yourself;



























I've been having some "off days" but I'm hanging in there and not giving up. My goal for the month is to be my own Valentine, and I am still doing my best to love myself and to treat my body with respect!









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  • v GREENELIGHT
    I just love your blog entries! Thanks for motivating me. emoticon
    1249 days ago
  • v KARENLEIGH32
    Love the cartoons, they are very much to the point!
    1249 days ago
  • v NADINEL
    You hang in there girl! Thanks for the encouragement to love myself. I am working on it.

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  • v PHOENIX1949
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  • v TREYONE
    Thanks for a funny, enjoyable blog and congrats on the streak!!! emoticon emoticon
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  • v NANADEE44
    I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your blog and sincerely hope you will continue to do as well as you have been doing on this "streak". This streak could be the best one you've chosen. You have certainly inspired me.

    I have been on the roller coaster of weight for many years. In fact, I have gained and lost weight so many times, I've lost count. I've been as small as a size 4 and as big as a 16, but nothing feels better than a baggy pair of pants. It means that what I'm doing is working! I may never wear a size 4 again, but it won't matter. It's how I feel about in my own skin. It's not the clothes I'm working to change, whether it's style or size, it's the body I'm putting into the clothes.

    Keep up the great work! I appreciate your sense of humor. Don't be so hard on yourself when things don't seem to be going right. We all have our weaknesses. We all have our strengths. Lean on your strengths and stay strong!

    Thanks for your blog.

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    1249 days ago
  • v BRENDA_G50
    You're such a good egg...you crack me up!!! emoticon
    1249 days ago
  • v LJR4HEALTH
    Very funny and I agree on the clothing size I see it all day long people who squeeze into way to small clothes just to say they can fit into a size 6 I'm with you wear what fits I cut out the size label's on my clothes

    Thanks for sharing these funnies
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  • v CRANRANA
    When you're struggling, look for opportunities and smile (you've done that here) and look for people to boost you up in support (that's US!!! your sparklers). Thanks for the blog.
    1249 days ago
  • v L1ZB3TH354
    Hang in there. Love yourself! Thank you! emoticon emoticon
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  • v JULIAMOONCHILD
    This was such an enjoyable read and I sure hope I can recall them later on ... Like, all of them. They can really come in handy. emoticon

    Well, gal, I think you're doing one terrific job, yet I understand how sometimes we do struggle a bit, and especially with our self esteem. Still, seems to me you are are doing every thing right - like slowly but surely you are retraining your mind to love you for who you are. That would be a major undertaking for myself, but I see in you the long-term benefit from making it so. Definitely a goal that cannot happen over night for any of us, but you know that ... and you keep up with your training even during those times when you might feel like sitting it out.

    Proud of you and proud to know you. You're fantastic!
    1249 days ago
  • v COCK-ROBIN
    This is wonderful and hilarious! Thank you.
    1249 days ago
  • v MICKEYH
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  • v 4RASCALS
    Sorry that your struggling. Take it one day at a time. You have made so much progress, I know that you can push yourself through this. Very proud of you Spark Friend. Hang in there


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  • v RAINBOWMF
    Is it time to try on some more stuff? See the changes? Maybe?

    Luv the blog, great pictures to demonstrate your thoughts.

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    Hugs Mary
    1249 days ago
  • v INGBADEN
    This was such a great blog. I really needed to read this.

    Sorry you are struggling, you really can do this.

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    1249 days ago
  • v AKATHLEEN54
    Oh you have such a way with words and for always looking at the bright side of things. You always manage to put a smile on my face and make me laugh. I am doing well but feel like I need to challenge myself somewhat. I am pondering some sort of streak but am note really sure what to do.... any suggestions? thanks for the laugh! PS I am so stealing the photo of the parrot and the watermelon emoticon
    1249 days ago
  • v AUTHENTICALLYME
    It's still February right? You're still gonna love on yourself, right? (Really, I don't mean that in a pervy way - unless you want it to be pervy...) Then good, that's all that matters because you're so worth it !

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    One foot in front of the other; one day at a time. You *will* get there!

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  • v AURORAMILLET
    What a GREAT collection!!

    Very entertaining!!

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  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    I think it is good to let others know when we are struggling. Then we can get the support we need. I love all of these funnies and not so. My fav was the one you said was sad. It was me all over it! emoticon
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  • v STITCH4EVER
    I PARTICULARLY LIKE THE HAIRY LEGS ON THE WOMAN IN THE PICTURE THAT YOU CALLED SAD. EVERYONE NEEDS A PICK-ME-UP NOW AND THEN. YOU KEEP GOING - YOU ARE MY IDOL!
    ERIN
    1249 days ago
  • v JLLOVETT
    Hey you - PROGRESS - not perfection, remember?!?!?!?!?

    I would like to think that 71 pounds lost, gone, not to come back..... is PROGRESS!!!

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  • v DALID414
    That was SO me in the first photo! I started tearing the size tags off everything, such denial!
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  • v MATTEROFHEART
    Thank you, once again, for an inspirational blog. I had a pretty rough patch a couple of weeks ago that lasted about 2 weeks! You just have to push through and do what you know to do even though you don't feel like it or don't think you are seeing the results you want. In fact, what finally helped me get past it was blogging about it and relying on the help of my Spark Friends! You are an amazing, beautiful woman, and you can do this!
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  • v AUNTJAM
    If the Spring deadline is bothering you, just move it! No worries, Honey. You already are perfect just as you are. emoticon
    1249 days ago
  • v LADYJAY714
    Cute pic (the girl looking down at her shadow reflecting a heart) That one stands out to me, because I've had a terrible couple weeks and became inconsistent nearly giving up. Your post reminded me to love myself and keep going. For that I thank you!

    You are a continual inspiration to me. Please keep your spirits UP and work through the rough bumps! You've come a long way and I know you're touched a lot of spark followers.

    YOU ARE A BEAUTIFUL PERSON!!!

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    Comment edited on: 2/19/2013 3:07:19 PM
  • v LUVTOBOWL
    First of all Pixie, look at how far you've come, how strong you are since when you started last March, how flexible your body is, how you have resisted temptation so many times, what size clothes you use to wear and what size you're in now........

    I tell you often what an inspiration you are to me and I really mean that; I'm sure others agree, you are

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    emoticon emoticon on today! Tomorrow is a new day, each day is so just take it one day at a time and keep encouraging yourself daily.

    emoticon emoticon and we will!

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  • v FROMNDTOGA
    Thanks for the laughs.
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  • v LISAREADS
    LOOK AT YOU! You are so emoticon emoticon emoticon
    40 POSTS to this blog already and the day is still young! Don't look at how far you want to go - look at how far you have already come! Go get a pair of your oldest, largest jeans out of the closet (if you kept them) try them on, take a picture and then THROW THEM OUT! You can do this!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Spring and daylight savings are right around the corner! HANG ON SISTAH! emoticon emoticon
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  • v MIMETALKER
    Enjoyed all of these...but LOVE the "love yourself".
    1249 days ago
  • v TRAVELSWITHHUCK
    Thanks for a fun and engaging post. And...

    emoticon Congratulations emoticon for continuing your streak, even as you struggle. That's a big accomplishment, all in itself!

    xox

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    Comment edited on: 2/19/2013 2:16:38 PM
  • v NEEDBU66
    loved it. Thanks! I liked the bird one yelping at the bird-lady for throwing him white bread. Just kinda ironic, I guess.
    1249 days ago
  • v HEALTHY4ME
    You are right, some ar funny some not so. I lvoe the one of the mirror. that is perfect love yourself as you see yourself.
    HUGS
    1249 days ago
  • v EAGLES_WINGS
    It is good to have a sense of humor. Some of the pictures simply made me laugh and hope more for life and some of them are such parodies on the way we treat our bodies. I am attempting to believe that my body is the temple for the Spirit. I am hoping that I can convert to this belief before I remain an uncertain trash can.

    Self esteem is very valuable. I like the girl looking at her shadow in the shape of a heart. It is sooo good to take good care of ourselves. I know you are working very hard. I know that you have accomplished a lot. I, myself, am trying to kick start my journey onto the right track again. Don't give up and I won't!!! You are winning the race bit by bit. Like that turtle flying!!! LOL.

    Keep up the good work. You are such an encouragement by the hard working and driving principles that guide you. Your messages on my Spark page give me so much to think about. I know that you're motivating yourself as you are motivating us. So, God bless you and give you the opportunity to continue your wonder filled streak.

    Lots of love and respect, Karen emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • v BAMAJAM
    I really appreciate your blog, Pixie! Picture of chubby Ronald on the treadmill made me laugh! I wish you a sunny day, and send you big HUGS!
    BTW you have accomplished so much by your weight loss, Pixie, and you truly motivate others... Thank you!
    1249 days ago
  • v KATHYJO56
    EXCELLANT! emoticon
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  • v JACLYN07
    You are an inspiration to me - keep on going. One day at a time is the focus.
    Hugs xxx
    1249 days ago
  • v WORLDSERIES11
    Love these Pixie!!! Laughter is the best medicine to help you through the tough/challenging times! emoticon emoticon
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  • v MARYBETH4884
    Thanks for spreading the word that you have get to be your own valentine! If you can't love yourself, you make it hard for anyone else to! Loved the funnies!
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  • v TKLBRIDGET
    thanks for the smile this afternoon!
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  • v GEMLADYONE
    Don't give up!! You make so many of us think and laugh....and I really need that some days (both I think, but maybe not on the same days).

    Hang in there! emoticon You're not alone!

    btw, I really love the loose fitting clothes & exercise class sign! emoticon

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  • v JSALERNO
    emoticon WHAT'S FUNNY TO ME IS THAT I'M WEARING BAGGY JEANS TODAY THAT WERE TIGHT WHEN I STARTED SPARK.
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  • v JLLOVETT
    LIFE IS SHORT! FORGIVE QUICKLY! LOVE TRULY - LAUGH UNCONTROLLABLY - AND, LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE BRIGHTLY FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE!!!!

    I don't know who said that, but it kinda seemed appropriate. You shine bright each and every day!! emoticon emoticon

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  • v BMCKEOW1
    I love all of these.
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  • v LAINIESNEWLIFE
    emoticon Thanks for the laughs, Pixie! I needed it.
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  • v FELINEBETTER
    Very very well written! I LOVED these graphics -- even the not-so-funny ones! They make us think and that's where it all begins, right?

    I too am collecting many of these inspirations! I hope it's Ok to "borrow!"

    You're doing fabulous! Day 54 is only moments away. You hang in there!

    Thanks for sharing!

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  • v _BABE_
    You are still on your streak so I think that deserves a little emoticon
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  • v TERMITEMOM
    Pixie, things will get easier! I think it is normal to have ups and downs. Thank you for all you do. emoticon
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