LIGHTNINGEYES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LIGHTNINGEYES LIGHTNINGEYES'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/ If your moving your doing great. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5402973 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l983705654.jpg"> <BR> Found this today, well laying on my couch. Guess it's time to get up and get moving. Lmao Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:03:01 EST Work, work, work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5394865 Sorry I havent been on in so long, I have been working alot more lately. I'm on 4 of a 10 day stretch and my body already hurts. I'm also super excited to get a four day weekend and lots of exercise in for pride. hopefully this year i dont burn like a lobster. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1741973650.jpg"> <BR> This is me and Persis at pride last year! <BR> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 08:01:25 EST Vegan house guest! I need help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382230 I have a vegan house guest coming for a weekend, and don't know what snacks to buy! We don't plan on eating meals at the house much. Were going to be out enjoying the day at PRIDE . I would like to know what kind of snack foods to buy. So we can bring them with in case we get hungry. That way we dont end up eating a bunch of junk at pride. Sat, 8 Jun 2013 09:08:28 EST ugh! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5374430 So Ive been feeling so run down at work lately, I have been working out and seeing the results. I just so tired lately. I work to which sucks because it is such a beautiful day today, well hopefully it stays that way till Monday so i can finally go swimming. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l918104121.jpg"> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 09:59:54 EST possitive attitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5360014 I have decided to come up with a new goal! im going to work on my negative attitude, instead of saying things like i don't want to go to work, im going to say its only five hours today shouldnt be to bad right! lol yup thats my new goal. wish me luck. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l964323511.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1770612881.jpg"> Sat, 18 May 2013 08:54:36 EST Loving Life! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5356119 I can't believe I can finally marry if I want to!! I think its wonderful soon Me and Many other will finally get the chance to have a picture perfect weddings. 12 down many more to come, someday i hope all states will legalize same-sex marriage. i'm so very happy that i can finally plan a real wedding as can many others. I was at work in the giant fright elevator when i received multiple text stating the new, cue the water works. ya my co-workers probably thought i was nuts lol. congrats to a... Tue, 14 May 2013 10:07:24 EST Internet coming soon. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5355122 We should have the Internet all set up by tomorrow. I'm so excited, I can spark properly soon. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l348776660.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1995663494.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1813899407.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1478584478.jpg">d <BR> I want this turtle. Mon, 13 May 2013 12:06:28 EST Candle lit dinner! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5343058 I worked late last night and I'm headed to work early this morning. Knowing I would be hungry and tired Persis surprised me with a candle lit dinner and and candy heart on the bed. Love you babe. Life is good. I'm feeling better and better everyday. Thu, 2 May 2013 10:13:42 EST 10 pound loss! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5341134 Had a doctors appointment today I lost 10 pounds since the last appointment 3 months ago. So excited. And very proud of Persis she got I shot today without me, and this time she didn't hiss at the nurse. Way to face your fears. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:50:52 EST Enjoying the weather. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5340823 Today is a wonderful day for a walk so that's what I'm doing! I ripped the tag off a pair of shorts I bought last summer only to find out they are to big. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:42:43 EST Had an amazing day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5337116 Yesterday was a great day! Got up and persis and i webt to the bank. Met up with patti went to Starbucks for coffee and breakfast. After that we walked the lake of the isles. Then patti brought us to get new shoes. (Love you patti) Persis went to work and I took a nap. I walked to meet up with Persis after work. We walked around people watching, headed towards home for dinner dessert and movies. I was an awesome day. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1743513746.jpg"> <... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:02:41 EST Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5335314 I'm seeing the results yesterday I wore a shirt I haven't worn in a long time because I wasn't comfortable in it. Yesterday it was loose and that made me feel great. On up of that I made it so saint Anthony's main in an hour on foot without stopping. A couple weeks ago I don't think I would have made it at all but I did it. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2035411332.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1760815249.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.s... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:54:52 EST Beauty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5332058 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1042376883.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1526425756.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l49506530.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l793798847.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1856071821.jpg"> <BR> Just a little something to remind me and others we are beautiful. Don't let the world bully you. People will be mean and say hurtful things. All that matt... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:06:38 EST Funny as h*** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5326819 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1522985116.jpg"> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:53:26 EST Germ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5326807 Wish I would get over this cold. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l83618016.jpg"> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:43:09 EST Belts getting tighter. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5322821 So my belts fitting better. The weird thing is I didn't even notice till Persis pointed it out to me. I'm so happy. I have decided to not step on the scale for I very long time. The number doesn't really matter to me. Plus I think it would only discourage me. The numbers wouldn't change and I would give up. So I will be updated my health with small accomplishments like this one. So happy. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2111531137.jpg"> <BR> Also I figured out how to... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 13:05:38 EST Bad waitress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5321768 Found an amazing coffee shop today hanging out with my partner and shelbi. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 11:58:02 EST So proud!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5320692 I just wanted to take a minute to say I'm very proud of my partner. You are moving forward in great leaps. Keep up the good work and remember I will always be here if you happen to stumble backwards. You catch me when I find myself slipping. For that I'm always thankful. I love you very much. I'm also very proud of myself for the leaps I have taken. <BR> <BR> Sorry there hasn't been any funny pics lately, but I don't know how to do it from my phone. <BR> <BR> Hopeful soon I can afford wi-... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:43:42 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5317206 It's been a while since I have been on but I just wanted to update everyone. My partner and I moved into our new place. Today we start at our new job. We are loving being on our own. Got a little board when we weren't working but it can only get better from here. Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:18:44 EST One year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305486 As of tomorrow me and my partner have been together for one year, and it's Easter Sunday! Yay! <em>384</em> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 15:19:30 EST lunch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5303259 Tried something new for lunch. Toast, egg, peperjack cheese, and salsa. It was great! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1869015180.jpg"> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:16:53 EST How am I feeling? Well ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5300786 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1401284770.jpg"> <BR> It's time to clear the slate and start over <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l923527353.jpg"> <BR> I have been keeping myself calm lately, and not letting the stress get to me <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l589129928.jpg"> <BR> We are all going to make mistakes, but learning not to repeat them is the hard part <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:42:10 EST long day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5297754 I got up today ate breakfast, painted before work, Came home painted more, hung out with Shelbi, then worked on the room some more, Now its time to crash!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l736946369.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1672669333.jpg"> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:24:51 EST Ouch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5293734 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1404823714.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l799566014.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Why is it the dogs always decide to howl when I have a migraine! Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:11:17 EST I accomplished one of my goals today!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5292468 So one of my new goals is not to let small problems or situations snowball into big problems. Today I had to get up early for work, not having gotten a lot of sleep this upset me, but instead of letting it ruin my whole day I hit the snooze button for an extra 5 minutes and got up. <BR> <BR> At work we have a limited supply of PDA's. In the area I was in for the day you have to have one or you cant do your job. So when I got to work I found us to be all out of PDA's. I asked my supervisor t... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:40:02 EST Help please! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5285805 I know part of stress management is avoiding, and knowing your triggers. But what if you cant get away from them. For example if they are people you work or live with, or an annoying mother. ( Don't get me wrong I love her but sometimes I can' t deal with her.) Can anyone share some of your cooping mechanisms. I have a few of my own but something there not good enough. All advice is welcome and appreciated. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1315236006.jpg"> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:41:59 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5283097 Just wanted to take a minute to say thanks to all the people who have helped me. I really appreciate all of it. Some days I can stand on my own to feet but others I can't. On those days that I can' t it feels great to finally have people on my side. Whether its talking me through a hard time, or just sending me a funny cat picture. For a long time I could honesty say i was trying to hold not only my life together but others to, and I was going it all on my own. I love being independent and fi... Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:28:31 EST Well yesterday didn't go so good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5281112 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l496265421.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So I did really good tracking my calorie intake the first two days but yesterday I blew that out of the water. I went over my limit but 400. But I'm going to do better today. <BR> <BR> On the other hand, I have been doing great on one of my other goals. See I have a really hard time sleeping, so I set a goal to get 6 hours of sleep a night. I have been getting at least 6 lately. Besides the night I was sick, but ... Sun, 10 Mar 2013 12:09:38 EST It's time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5277893 It' s time to move forward with my life. My partner and I are moving into our new apartment soon. With this BIG change there are some other changes I would like to start making as while. Some of which are: <BR> <BR> - Lose weight <BR> - Eat healthier meals <BR> - Manage my stress better <BR> - Manage my depression and anxiety better <BR> - Be a happier person all together <BR> - Stop being so shy <BR> <BR> Well there are my starter goals. I have struggled with my weight on and off since I... Thu, 7 Mar 2013 19:59:51 EST