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
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
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
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
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
-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
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
... 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
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
...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
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
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
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