GLRGIRL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GLRGIRL GLRGIRL'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/ 2 weeks--Need encouragement...HELP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4475242 I know it's only been two weeks. But still, I lost 2 pounds the first week. Then I went to the Dr's office 2 days ago, and their scale only showed 1 pound loss. So today is my weekly weigh-in and my scale shows only 1 pound loss. In other words I am moving backwards!! I am so disappointed and feeling kinda discouraged. I had a couple of slightly difficult days this last week as I celebrated my birthday. But I felt I had done really well handling the events. Yet here I am with an upward... Fri, 9 Sep 2011 10:02:44 EST So much to learn...er...uh...I mean unlearn http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4462130 So I am starting my second week. I have amazed myself by continuing to log in and track my food and I am starting to ....drum roll please...EXERCISE! Chose walking and basic moves so I don't get overwhelmed. Also attempting one yoga pose each day.I am feeling so much better emotionally. I think it's in response to the effort I am making cause I have only lost 2 pounds so far. Well, here I go into the unknown and hoping that each day these things become more natural to me. Fri, 2 Sep 2011 08:39:29 EST WooHoo! I made it thru the first week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4460886 Checking in on the bloglog to keep myself honest--and to share that I made it through the first week!!! The folks on SP are so great! Thank yous to everyone who has encouraged me. Your words and actions made such a difference to me! Also wanted to share that at my first official weigh-in I am down 2 pounds! YAY! <BR> <BR> This was a great birthday present to myself. (yep today is my birthday:-)) I also indulged in a full body massage and am getting my hair cut and colored. These are ... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:56:06 EST Day 3--I'm still here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4452591 I have made it to day 3! This is great cause I have a habit of starting one day and quitting the next. Haven't weighed in since start but I feel I am doing well. SP makes it easy for me to get an overview of what I eat, not just calories. Wish me success! Sun, 28 Aug 2011 10:50:16 EST