-HEIDELA-'s SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=%2DHEIDELA%2D -HEIDELA-'s Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Pounds from the past. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600289 I'm sure we've all lost weight and put it back on, and then some.... But I've been wondering, how many times have I lost that same 5-10lbs over and over again? I'm sure that it's too many times to count, to many times to even try to remember. But I've found it even more pointless to dwell on the loss and gain of the pounds from the past. <BR> Why is it so easy to give up? Well, if it was easier to do the harder things in life, we'd all be skinny! I used to be one of those girls that could ea... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:28:11 EST Old Goals Revived! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576552 So I was looking back in my handful of blogs, and found a goal list from earlier this year. There were only a few that I accomplished, but I'm making it my "resolution" for 2014 to knock out the entire list! <BR> <BR> Run/Walk a 5K-----I'm going to do some research on upcoming ones for the Spring <BR> <BR> Run 1mile w/o stopping-----I did accomplish this, but it was more of a jog, than running. I'd like to actually be able to sprint a mile! <BR> <BR> Run a 5K w/o stopping-----Haven't done ... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:47:52 EST I'm BAAAAaaaaack! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5575511 Hello All, <BR> It's been a crazy few months. I think the last time I was on here was in October! It's sad to say that I've let myself go completely. I've made the excuses that I can eat whatever I want, because I'll just work it off tomorrow, well those tomorrows came and went, and I never worked out. I got up to 170! Right before Thanksgiving I was in the store looking for larger pants, because the ones I had were too snug and I was uncomfortable. I looked at what I was doing, and put all ... Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:33:04 EST Gonna start blogging more... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5462927 I've never been much of a "blogger" or very active on the site compared to most people. I just tracked my fitness and nutrition, and gave the occasional props here and there, but I've found that since I've started to send out goodies, "like" things on other people's pages, etc. I've found myself more motivated and energized! I'm addicted to SP more than ever! It's amazing how one little thing can make a day so great, whether it's a goodie, a like, or just a few small words of encouragement. W... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:36:08 EST Small Goals leading to Larger ones! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5461146 Last month I was so excited that I thought I easily did 1500+ Fitness mins. I told myself I would get 2000+mins in August. I haven't been paying attention to adding my mins, I've just been logging it like I normally do. I love getting email notifs from SP, and this one make me so excited! It told me that I got 2000 fitmins for August! I achieved my goal! I'm def going to work harder to see if I can get to 1000 more in 11 days. ( I think I might be able to do it) <BR> <BR> I just wanted to us... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:03:15 EST Wake Up Call http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455904 I joined a gym at the beginning of June, I'm sure I went maybe 10 time over the course of 3 months... Why the heck am I paying THEM while I sit of my duff! They're just making money off me! For the past couple weeks I've been eating a lot better than normal, keeping snacking to a minimum, and carefully watching my portions. It's not that I eat bad things, I just eat too much! I don't eat until I'm satisfied, I eat until I feel miserable! I snack when I'm bored, and instead of snacking on a ha... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:13:57 EST Eating out..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5222981 One of my many new years resolutions was to not eat out. It's day 25 of the new year, and I've only eaten out once! The boyfriend and I are going out to one of our favorite places tonight (Cooper's Hawk) I went on their website to check out their menu, so that way, I'd already picked out what I wanted before we even get there. I find that it's easier to stick to a healthy food choice when you already know, or have an idea of what you're going to order. You won't be temped to have something gr... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:54:41 EST Motivation.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5155669 I'm slacking terribly in that department... I really need to get on the ball, I'm unhappy with the way I look, and I have no one to blame but myself... The winter blues are coming early this year, and I'm finding myself in a funk... I keep saying, "I'll start tomorrow" but never do... I will admit my eating habits have got better. It's not that I eat bad, I just eat too much! When I'm bored, is when it's the worst. I find myself full, or satisfied, but I still go back for more... It's pitiful... Tue, 4 Dec 2012 08:30:25 EST And it Starts..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4496193 ** I've always been "that-girl" who could eat as much as she wanted and still have a nice body, with minimal exercise..... Well those days are over! An increase in age, comes with a decrease of metabolism! It is a blessing in disguise, because I need some discipline in my life. It all started with quitting smoking, which was one of the hardest things I've had to do, considering I was a pack-a-day smoker for more than half of my life. And with the lack of cigarettes, I more than made up for it... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 07:48:03 EST