ERIATARKA831's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ERIATARKA831 ERIATARKA831'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/ It's Going to Be a Long Road http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2898707 I have been away from Sparkpeople for some time now. It's kind of depressing, I had this sense of motivation and I knew where I needed to go. But then, my head got clogged with all the things I had to do, and the places I had to be at. I lost sight of what I needed, what I wanted, and how to get there. I realized that part of my problem was working 2 jobs which I felt blessed to have but cursed at the same time. I did not have time to do the things I wanted or needed to do. I didn't have a d... Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:51:37 EST Day 2-Not so hot http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2779779 So, today is day 2 and I started off really well. While I did get a corn muffin, it was a low-fat one and I was able to find out its nutritional value. I also had some orange juice to jump start the day. I didn't consume many calories for lunch either. However, I felt really lazy today and I cruised over to Boston Market for dinner. Bad idea, Erica! Bad Idea :( <BR> <BR> All my calories were blown during dinner. While I am upset with myself, I have to look at this in a positive light. Never ... Thu, 21 Jan 2010 23:33:49 EST Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2775286 Today is day 1, day 1 that I have decided to make a promise to myself that I will change the way I am living. It was kind of a rough start today putting in my substitutes meals in and realizing that the cookie I had as a lunch snack actually cost me 620 calories! This is definitely a learning experience, but a good one. What I am finding out today is going to help me as I continue on my journey to lose weight. I am sure that there will be points where I set myself back, but the point is, is ... Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:40:40 EST