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Starting Over
Thursday, July 21, 2016      3 comments

Four days in and I don't know why previous attempts to restart my weight loss didn't work and this time it feels like the first time I successfully lost the weight. -Perhaps it's because enough time has passed between previous successes and... Read more
25 days and counting
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      0 comments

I've crested the 21-day habit-building hurdle. It's starting to feel normal again.... Read more
2 weeks and going strong
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      1 comments

Watching my calories, readjusting my food expectations, drinking more water... getting back into the swing of things. Feels good. I've got lots of energy too.... Read more
Really cool links:
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      1 comments

Found these two sites with inspiring messages and ideas. Check them out. 50 Fitness Quotes for your Motivation Board: amerrylife.com/2014/12/0
9/50-fitness-motivation-qu
otes-for-your-motivation-board/ 10 motivat... Read more
Good-bye Old Introduction, Hello New
Thursday, January 29, 2015      1 comments

Old Intro: After seeing my weight rise and my self-esteem plummet for ten years, I decided the wait-and-see approach wasn't working. The weight wasn't going to miraculously melt away, just as it "miraculously" appeared. Stumbling upon SparkPeop... Read more
No more delay!
Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

I've been so disappointed in myself. I've let myself off the hook. I've gained weight. My activity level has decreased, and my self esteem has taken a hit. The longer I take to get committed to a healthier lifestyle, the longer I stay in this pi... Read more
Good to remember...
Sunday, November 20, 2011      2 comments

While reading one of the Sparkpeople Blog entries, (The First Day I Decided to Live Again www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=the_first_day_i_d
ecided_to_live_again ), a phrase the author used stood out; "Remember to fill you... Read more
Reminders to self:
Saturday, September 24, 2011      3 comments

-you always feel good when you read articles and blog posts on Sparkpeople. Staying connected is good and motivating. -it takes as much energy sitting on the fence, feeling angsty and undetermined as it does to actually do the things you ne... Read more
Update:
Saturday, August 13, 2011      0 comments

I'm still here. Still trying. Still working on myself. Finally putting down some short term goals. My future has been looking insurmountable. Short term goals will help me focus on what I can do now for a goal I can reach soon. My goal toda... Read more
20 pounds down
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      4 comments

... and more to go. If I keep going like I have this last week, I'll gain it all back. Ugh. Two days of eating practically everything in sight. In favor of honesty, I've stopped myself only because I'm so full of chocolate. The good news is... Read more
Quick update-
Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Things are going well. I'm counting the calories and drinking my water. The weather hasn't been conducive for walking, which is where I planned on making most of my cardio. And because I tend to let this area slack anyway, I haven't done much to... Read more
I'm back!
Friday, April 29, 2011      3 comments

...and I'm so happy to be back. I gave birth to a beautiful and healthy girl mid-March. Everything went well. I'm still getting used to having her around. It's pretty remarkable being on this side of things. Now I'm back and ready to g... Read more
A New Situation
Thursday, February 10, 2011      2 comments

Back in November I found out some exciting news. I was 6 months pregnant. The quick and dirty of it is there were reasons for me to not think I was pregnant. Some pretty concrete things. But thankfully those reasons seem to have resolved th... Read more
Can I get a translator for my self?
Monday, June 14, 2010      5 comments

So I've been struggling. Am struggling. But while I try to figure out what I'm doing wrong, and fully understand I'm doing plenty right because I haven't given up, it occurs to me that this state isn't one of failure. What I'm feeling- that of w... Read more
Stick it Out!
Friday, May 21, 2010      3 comments

For the past couple of weeks I've felt uninspired and very much like a loser. I've been of the mindset I've got to muscle my way out of such attitudes; clubbing the lack of motivation over the head and dragging it back to the caves of optimism a... Read more

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