This could be it
After 15 full days of no drinking (today is the beginning of day 16), I feel ready to take the next step.
This weekend and so far this week, I have focused on staying below my max calories, and saying no if I don't truly need or desire it.
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I will be 35 in less than a month.
In 4 weeks.
This month, I need to prepare to ring in a new year that I can already be proud of, by welcoming a change of lifestyle that I slowly began letting go of just 5 years ago.
*Welcome n... Read more
New day - and there's still time
Good news: I crawled out of bed today, cleaned myself up, made healthy food for the day that did not include bread or candy, and came to work.
So, I can still be okay to meet/maintain my goal for the end of the week.
But it will be dep... Read more
Back to work this weekend and today reminded me how much my food addiction correlates with my reaction to stress.
So, not on track the past two days.
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Goal met for first month - and I will keep it that way!
So the scale is back down to where my Sparkpeople thinks it is :)
Though I have to maintain that for another week, I've already begun thinking about what the number needs to be by Valentines Day, to ensure I am on track for my end-of-year g... Read more
Welp, tomorrow's another day...
I didn't go to yoga, and I took Joe out to lunch. We ate half of the food there and realized it was 1000 calories in one sitting. The other half we just finished. Now I feel really sick and lazy. And slightly fearful I can't get back on trac... Read more
Although I have made VAST improvements in the last two weeks, more work needs to be done to ensure I stay on track in the coming month.
My Sparkpage indicates that I have lost 6 pounds, but in all honesty, it has trickled back up a bit (3... Read more
New Start, thanks to my girls! ;)
Meggie has organized a fitness challange for about 10 of us. $20 a piece for, what I consider to be, a group effort, a support system. I am really happy to have this new challange because I am going to teach myself to pay better attention to m... Read more
I have been celebrating my upcoming marriage more than I should! No more careless sipping of white wine or champagne. No more snacking on jelly beans or starburst. No more potato chips or goldfish crackers. No more skipping workouts. My bod... Read more
Time to get down
I am back on track. One day down so far. Little choices make big life changes. I have 30 pounds I want to lose now. I've come a long way but now that we've decided on a wedding in June, I have 5 short months to lose the weight. It's do or d... Read more
I did the math. To reach my goal by Christmas, I only have to lose a little over 2 lbs a week. I can SO do that!
I need to burn more calories and eat less. I've been practicing saying no to goodies at work so if I just keep myself on res... Read more
Eating cookies= love in your heart?
I was asking Jessica, my moral guide in life, what causes your heart to be hateful?
Then, later after a small discussion, I came to the realization that since I've cut out my goodies, I've become grumpy and snappish. This is not good for self... Read more
I'm feeling alot better. Mostly because my resolve has me feeling proud of myself...strong.
Also, I'm learning alot about where my cravings come from and how often I'm actually having them. I always crave a sweet after dinner. And at w... Read more
No more sweets, fast food, or wine for 2 weeks!
Joe and I have decided to go hard-core for two weeks until the end of our competition with Meg and Logan.
This is good for me because snacking always makes my calories too high and keeps me from eating more of the right things.
Also,... Read more
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I have to say that I was reading one of the message boards regarding "talking yourself out of the tree". Meaning: what to do to stop those negative thoughts from popping back into your head.
Well someone mentioned that they try to remember... Read more