SONGNOWORD's SparkPeople Blog SONGNOWORD's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Thinking about the emotional aspect of weight loss We were watching the biggest loser last night, and some of the people were talking about dealing with the emotional part of weight loss. That made me start thinking.... <BR> <BR> The last few months when I've tried to lose weight, after the second week I fall into a rut where I am trying during the day, but at night I ruin it all and wind up gaining weight. <BR> <BR> When I look back on the two successful times I've lost weight, what did I do differently? What was my mindset? <BR> <BR> T... Wed, 4 Feb 2009 12:38:21 EST Starting Again I'm blogging so I can remember what today has felt like. I was halfway to my goal before I got pregnant in August 2006. I kept my weight well during pregnancy, and a few months AFTER I gained almost 20 lbs back. Then I went above and beyond and am now at 244. I was 236 before Christmas, but emotionally ate and here I am. <BR> <BR> Last night we decided to go all out and had pizza for dinner and brownies for dessert. A whole pan. It was delicious, but I slept terribly from heartburn all... Mon, 5 Jan 2009 11:50:38 EST Starting Fresh The last time I journaled was in early June. I'm going to start journaling on here my goals and accomplishments, to keep them fresh in my mind. I'm about halfway to my goal weight, and am losing steam, so I'm starting fresh! <BR> <BR> I am happy to report I did make the goal in my last entry of having lost the next 15lbs for our CO visit!! I've lost 10lbs more since then! A total of 39 lbs lost thus far! <BR> <BR> I haven't been keeping up on any of my goals, I don't even look at them! ... Wed, 13 Sep 2006 13:15:44 EST Saturday Sleepies First of all, I love reading other people's online journals, because it helps motivate me! Hopefully mine will motivate somebody some time too! :) <BR> <BR> I start Spark 8 days ago, and simply love it! What has really helped me is the strong attention to my eating habits. I was making the effort to be healthier, but still eating a lot in general. At least by inputting the foods I eat each day, even if it happened to be a binge, I'm keeping myself accountable. Those pizza rolls I had b... Sat, 10 Jun 2006 16:56:51 EST