SOCAS002's SparkPeople Blog SOCAS002's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Phew, it's been a while! Hellooooooo everyone on sparkpeople! <BR> <BR> Man, it's been a while since I've been on this site! So much has happened since we last saw each other! Well, I lost the weight I was here to lose! Then I met an awesome guy named Mark and, fast forward 2 years, and I'm engaged!!!! and I'm so beyond happy!!!!! <BR> <BR> He's absolutely amazing. Trust me, if you were to meet him you'd approve of him too! =D <BR> <BR> So, why am I here, you may wonder. Well.. during our relationship I pretty muc... Sun, 29 Jan 2012 23:42:11 EST Taking it one day at a time No need for words. <BR> <BR> I'm just taking it one day at a time from now on instead of wanting everything right here and now. <BR> <BR> This is day 2. Fri, 24 Jul 2009 11:35:38 EST It's good to be back SparkPeople!!! Hello everyone!!! Well I've taken a month off BUT i did behave!!! In fact, I've lost 11 pounds in total!!! I've stopped drinking soda and I'm drinking TONS and TONS of tea, specifically oolong tea because it helps with the digestion of carbs (trust me, i did my homework... i work at a tea store lol) and i'm doing great!!! <BR> <BR> So I'm doing great! I'm coming back to this so I can be more conscious of what I eat, and i hope to lose more weight!!! <BR> <BR> <em>212</em> besitos! Wed, 3 Jun 2009 13:56:24 EST Emotional Rollercoasters + Diet = WTFlip?! This has been the absolute worst three weeks of my life. <BR> Not only did I have finals for my college classes (which were disgusting in itself), but I also had my job training driving me insane, my internship making me go nuts, I was praying that I wasn't pregnant, and, to make matters a MILLION times worse... <BR> <BR> My dad had to get a 4-bypass open-heart surgery on Monday. <BR> <BR> Words cannot express how shot my nerves have been, how many times I've cried, or how depressed I becam... Sat, 2 May 2009 13:47:37 EST Bad Bad Bad!!! Today was a HORRIBLE eating day for me!!! <BR> First of all, i BARELY got any sleep last night so this morning I woke up 15 minutes before I was supposed to be at my job!!! So i dashed out of my house with no breakfast! At work I bought STARBUCKS for breakfast (yuck), then had Taco Bell for lunch (double yuck) and taco bell again for dinner (YUCK YUCK YUCK!) <BR> <BR> Man, being a broke ass college student does NOT help when you're on a diet!!! <BR> Damn you Taco Bell for being so cheap and ... Tue, 14 Apr 2009 21:18:47 EST ::GASP:: Though it was a beautiful Easter weekend this year in Miami, I was COMPLETELY SICK with the stomach flu all of Sunday! <BR> WHICH SUCKS. <BR> <BR> However, today I am back on schedule and everything is going well!!!! <BR> <BR> I weighed myself today (as I do every Monday) and I lost 3 pounds!!! <BR> MAKING IT A TOTAL OF 8 POUNDS LOST!!! <BR> <BR> CRAZINESS!!! <BR> <BR> If i keep it at this pace (which is 2 pounds lost per week) by JANUARY i'll be at my goal weight!!!! And on my birthday ... Mon, 13 Apr 2009 14:35:30 EST Taking in the compliments... One of the first things that change when I lose weight is my face... it stops looking like a beach ball and more oval-ish. Yesterday, however, I got compliments on my neck (rawr lol), my arms, and my tummy!!! <BR> <BR> "Hey, your waist looks smaller! Are you losing weight" <BR> "Hey your arms look tighter... are you losing weight" <BR> <BR> and my favorite of all, <BR> <BR> "GIRL YOU LOOK GOOOOOD!!!" <BR> <BR> hahahaha. <BR> My friends don't know this, but these compliments motivate me <... Sat, 11 Apr 2009 11:44:04 EST My old jeans fit!!!! This is something I know EVERYONE can relate to... <BR> <BR> Today, I realized I haven't done laundry in a bit and I only have ONE PAIR OF JEANS left clean... and they were the ones I haven't been able to fit into in a while... <BR> <BR> It's amazing how far 5 pounds go... that's all I've lost, however <BR> <BR> when I saw those jeans, those dreaded jeans that remind me constantly of how much weight I've gained, I said that I was going to try them on to see if they'd at LEAST go up my past... Thu, 9 Apr 2009 09:19:07 EST Wooohooo!!! Today I weighed myself and i've lost an additional 2 pounds - making that a total of 5 pounds lost!!!! YAY!!!!!! <BR> <BR> I'm super excited! Though I've been behaving (and saying the truth, nothing but the truth on my food tracker) I've been cheating on the weekneds!!! BADLY! <BR> <BR> But, either way, I wont give up and i'll keep on losing!! yay! <BR> Now all i have to do is get back to the weight i started Sparkpeople with so that my weight tracker can start moving!!! <BR> Here we go! Tue, 7 Apr 2009 19:39:48 EST Sparkpeople... emphasis on the PEOPLE I never would have expected to be so motivated and so loved by the people on this website. Everyone is very supportive - no debbie downers - and everyone is here for a common goal = to become a better version of themselves. <BR> <BR> AND THATS AWESOME! <BR> <BR> I've paid soo much money on different diet trends and different pills for my whole life... and to think that this free website would motivate me to do what I've wanted since I could remember... <BR> <BR> Thank you SparkPEOPLE... y... Wed, 1 Apr 2009 10:50:31 EST I lost 2 pounds!!! Now, you might think 2 pounds is absolutely NOTHING... probably water weight... but, hey! It's two pounds I had on me before that I don't have now and that I'll never get back!!! <BR> <BR> So im excited for these two pounds! They mark the beginning of something absolutely amazing! <BR> <BR> =) Tue, 31 Mar 2009 10:40:11 EST The weekend... Sooo I've been doing pretty well on this new lifestyle I've got going on... <BR> except when the weekend hit. <BR> It wasn't even about what I ate... it's what i had to drink! <BR> *cough*beer*cough*alcohol*cough* <BR> <BR> But I don't think I'm ever doing that again because the stomach ache I had the next day was NOT worth it. <BR> <BR> So here's to a whole new week! Mon, 30 Mar 2009 15:25:20 EST Ohhh man... Sooo i"ve been doing GREAT on this NEW LIFESTYLE that I'm trying to get accustomed to (I refuse to call it a diet because that DIET word makes me run straight to a piece of chocolate cake)... <BR> and then I went out to eat with my sorority sisters last night and messed up a week's worth of hard work!!! I ate at Chilli's and, though I did look at the salad menu... I definitely did NOT order one. lol. <BR> I ordered what I wanted and only ate HALF of it (baby steps people.. baby steps), yet w... Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:13:28 EST It finally clicked! Last night I started to look around peoples spark pages and stuff and I found some REALLY MOTIVATIONAL PEOPLE on this site! <BR> What made me appreciate them the most is that every person whose page I saw had photos of them on consecutive months showing their progress... and then it hit me. <BR> <BR> <BR> All of this weight loss wont happen in a day. <BR> It wont happen in two days. <BR> Or even a week. <BR> <BR> It takes continuous effort and time in order to get to where I want to go. An... Fri, 27 Mar 2009 01:10:34 EST Night time... Sooo I've been doing VERY well when it comes to eating... during the day. <BR> AND THEN AT NIGHT I KILL IT!!! <BR> <BR> Tonight it was with a donut. <BR> Yesterday it was with a burrito! <BR> <BR> I DONT GET IT! <BR> I'm not even hungry as i stuff that crap in my mouth and then afterward i'm completely disgusted with myself! But I can't vomit it out. I used to vomit before (in high school) and now i'm disgusted even THINKING about it and I REFUSE to go back to that again!!! <BR> <BR> I'd r... Thu, 26 Mar 2009 02:05:44 EST I've had enough That's it. <BR> I can't take it anymore. <BR> <BR> In my 20 years of living I cant say that I've lived the life I want. <BR> I am too afraid of what I LOOK like to go out there an enjoy myself and thats IT! <BR> <BR> Tomorrow I start. <BR> FOR REAL this time. <BR> I start eating healthier, getting my big ass in the gym, and I'm not going to care what it says on a scale. I'm not going to care what people say when they don't see me reaching for the chocolate bar... I DONT CARE. <BR> <BR> Thi... Sun, 22 Mar 2009 21:47:14 EST Whaa.. So today has been a very "whaa" day, as I like to call it. I came home from PR yesterday and all the food in the house had gone bad so everything I've eaten today was either frozen or in my cupboard. Hopefully tomorrow is better since I'll be out of the house all day =) Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:13:34 EST Tough Times This past week has been very difficult for me. My grandmother passed away which meant that all of us traveled to Puerto Rico to be with her in her last hours. Traveling and being on a diet is hard enough - but when you add emotional wreck to the list, staying healthy is the LAST THING on your mind. If I've gained ten pounds while I've been here I wouldn't be surprised because thus far the only way we've controlled our emotions is through food. =( <BR> <BR> But, like I said, what I look like ... Sun, 22 Feb 2009 09:43:02 EST