It seems like forever since I've been on SP. And looking at my last blog post, it really has been a long time.
I've been meaning to write this blog for a few weeks now and always seem to get sidetracked. Tonight, while I'm eating my after d... Read more
Two years ago I started up again on SP. I had big goals and started out strong, like most people do. I was doing great, but lost my focus. I still logged in, still did minimal exercise, but started eating poorly again. Lots of fast food, lots of... Read more
So, May sucked big time. I lost focus and let my emotions and old habits reign free. I took my measurements today, and gained in almost every place. Except my neck. I actually lost 1/2". I didn't really set any goals for May, and that affected ... Read more
Yesterday was my birthday. Normally not a big deal to me, but I've been super stressed lately, anxious and feeling unappreciated. I've been doing very well controlling my emotional eating, but yesterday I made up for it.
The bad news I bing... Read more
Since putting away my scale I am strictly relying on NSV's to show my progress. I have to say that I'm happy with the decision, and the results. I think my current NSV is my favorite. Yesterday I had a busy, active day. In the past, even the rec... Read more
February results and March Missions
February is always a rougher month for me food wise. I'm still coming down from the holidays, and my daughters birthday is in February. Then there's Valentines day and a few more friends' birthdays. I'm still proud of what I accomplished this mo... Read more
Rough week and revamped February missions
Last week was rough. All I wanted to do was sleep. There wasn't any real emotional reason that I was feeling so blah and not wanting to do anything. At least none that I can pinpoint. I barely exercised (only two days last week of scheduled exer... Read more
This month I'm keeping things simple. I have a lot going on, including my daughter turning 18!! I want to be realistic about what I can accomplish, and what I am willing to do this month.
Mission #1: Continue tracking food, water and exerci... Read more
January = Success
January has ended up being a pretty good month for me. I didn't meet all my goals, but I still did really well.
I set a goal to lose 5lbs this month. According to my scale that didn't happen *shrugs*. According to MY scale I've been losing ... Read more
Journals and Focus
I still track my Fast Track goals. I like the fact that they are ones I know I can reach. In December I changed them as the ones I had set up I was reaching every day, and I wanted to challenge myself a little more.
One of the goals I chos... Read more
I've refused to put full body pictures on here because I was ashamed. I admit how much I weigh, but actually having people see it has been very daunting.
As part of my journey this year, I am working on NOT hiding anymore. I've come along w... Read more
No Need to Wait
I have friends who are waiting until tomorrow to start dieting. I'm not dieting, and I'm not waiting.
I was far from perfect in December, but I still managed to reach my goals. I lost 5lbs, rode my recumbent bike every day (I can now do 20... Read more
ROCK IT Week 16 Challenge: What I've learned
Today is the last day of the DG seasonal challenge. In some ways it seems like the time flew, in others it feels like it was forever.
What did I learn during these past 16 weeks? A lot, and not all of it related to my health goals.
I t... Read more
Why I keep moving even when the scale isn't
Because a year ago I couldn't do the morning uphill walk, and then come home and exercise. This year I can.
My feet don't hurt as much as they used to.
I can breathe better.
I ... Read more
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Rock It Food Log Day 5
Last day for the food log! Usually, I don't make it the entire week. I'm feeling fairly accomplished for completing the challenge this week. I still wasn't feeling so great this morning. I actually ended up sleeping over 13 hours last night, whi... Read more