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Really hard day

Monday, March 30, 2015      4 comments

This has been a tumultuous week. Tumultuous weeks happen. They will happen again. I am learning how to live within my nutrition and exercise goals when life happens. I got my first ever "negative review" at work. THey said I had an attitude... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Another pound GONE!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      30 comments

I love Spark people (or as my husband calls it "sparkle". It has helped both of us see the value of tracking, tracking, tracking. We are apparently just like everyone else in the world, we THINK we know what we are eating or how much we are exer... Read more

THe weight is coming off!

Monday, March 09, 2015      6 comments

I am down 6 lbs and motivated to keep going! I have learned so much about planning my meals, strategizing so I can eat special (read high fat) meals and to stay away from hot dogs! They are not worth it. I 1/3 of the way there. I know I ca... Read more

hungry all the time

Thursday, March 05, 2015      2 comments

I upped my fat by 11 grams as I am so hungry all the time! And really craving fat. I went way way over yesterday but was ok with it. I am back on track. It isn't binge eating so much as eating the way I used to. Every day. Wow. I had no idea I a... Read more

I feel a difference in my clothes~

Sunday, March 01, 2015      2 comments

I am excited to weigh in tomorrow as my clothes are starting to feel different on me. I still hav a big belly but moving in the right direction. I am motivated!... Read more

on line biz

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      1 comments

I am using Sparkpeople's goal setting system to help me get my online biz off the ground. I will track my progress and blog about it. today I pulled all of my blog posts from different sites i've set up yet never published. I put them all on ... Read more

Planning worked!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      2 comments

I had my whole day of meals planned out.When the weatherman said snow was coming, my mom invited me to spend the night and enjoy her fireplace. I just packed up my dinner and cocktail mixings and headed over. Stayed right on plan!... Read more

planning made all the difference

Sunday, February 22, 2015      2 comments

I started my new job and have to be up at 445am. Planning is essential! I write out my meal plans so I don't have to think. i pack my lunch the night before. new job is fast moving and stressful. having one less thing to think about is huge! whe... Read more

Went over on calories. A lot.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      3 comments

I was soooo hungry yesterday! I wound up throwing caution to the wind and eating a bunch of pimento cheese on bread and having more cocktails than my plan allowed. Oh and I made kettle corn too. Oil But, i got up and weighed myself this mornin... Read more

starting to relax?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      0 comments

I am past a week, feel like I am "getting it" and on 4th day of succeeding at making my goals. Why do I feel the other shoe is about to drop? yes, I have been at home on my own this whole time. no work. not realistic. no social outings. So, y... Read more

On a ROLL

Monday, February 16, 2015      0 comments

YESSSSSS Third day of nailing it. I upped my exercize a bit and now have added in a small evening snack. Dare say I this is getting easier? I lost almost a whole pound and that felt great. I am motivated. THanks for the supportive comment... Read more

2 days of success!

Sunday, February 15, 2015      3 comments

I was able to follow my plan yesterday to a T. Today, I am on track to finish the day 100%. It feels really good. I have found posting my whole day of food first thing really helps me see if I am going to need some wiggle room later on. Today ... Read more

Today should be easy

Saturday, February 14, 2015      4 comments

I know I will make all my numbers today because I will be by myself. No meals at someone else's house, no meetings trapped in a room with chips and cupcakes, no excursions like Costco with tempting treats. Just me, my to-do list and my meal p... Read more

Umm, seeing MORE Destructive patterns. Dang!

Friday, February 13, 2015      3 comments

At my mom's last night. She cooking, No measuring. I was Trying to not be fanatical but watching the salad dressing POUR. Then the cocktails. Sigh. So, i log it all. Look at the damage. OK. I am getting this. Social situations are hard and thi... Read more

Learning to focus on what was done RIGHT

Wednesday, February 11, 2015      4 comments

The coach video about not beating yourself up really hit home today. I had a tea party that turned into a cocktail hour yesterday and i'm only on my 3rd day of spark people. I didn't want to lose motivation so i posted everything i was going to ... Read more


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