POODLEMAMA_1's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=POODLEMAMA%5F1 POODLEMAMA_1'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/ Friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418189 My friends. Let me start off by saying I love my friends but they aren't the best when it comes to motivation. My best friends are both overweight and need to lose weight for health reasons but they really don't put out the effort. I hear a lot of " I need to lose weight" "I am going to start exercising" "I am going to stop eating out". So far..... hasn't happened. I love them but I now know I can't depend on them for my motivation. It is all on me. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:54:17 EST Wasted Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5403943 Ok, this is not going to be hard. When asked what wastes my time the most its definitely TV. I don't even need to do an time audit because my TV watching has been a big problem for a long time. I have tried many times to give up the habit but I was an only child that had to come home from school to an empty house. I was ok because I had my friend and babysitter, the TV. I am well aware of how I am NOT motivated to do anything because I might miss something, anything of importance on TV. I sup... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:53:54 EST Excuses, excuses http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5077349 I have so many excuses for everything. The excuses I have come up with for not exercising aren't unique but they serve there purposes. The one I use the most is " I can't exercise while my husband is up". I've talked to him about this and he poo poo's that excuse and says just do it. Ok, what about how tired I am? Well, I probably wouldn't be so tired if I got regular exercise. Well I don't want anyone to see me in my exercise clothes. Dude, you are such a dork, that is what exercise DVD's ar... Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:15:58 EST