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Up, down, failed, not failed, ect

Friday, September 13, 2013      8 comments

I had to go shopping today. In the I NEED to sense. As usual I was very frustrated. I know I've gained some weight back, but I'm still lower than I started. My clothing is in between sizes still. I'm sick, and I've done some exercise to... Read more

All I did was Eat.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      7 comments

I could not stop eating yesterday. I knew I wasn't hungry, but it was one of those days that I just couldn't get myself under control. I was at about 2500 calories yesterday. I was really mad at myself, but I wasn't getting anywhere. I did ma... Read more


Sunday, September 08, 2013      10 comments

I did 2 sets of 10!!!! OMG I remember when I could only do 5 total!!! WOOOOHOOO! I"m so stoked!!! How awesome is that!!! YEA!!! emoticonRead more

Careful planning

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      3 comments

Today is break day for my husband and I. We went to brunch, having slept in late. It was nice! I took my time choosing my meal, and ended up with 2 eggs, corned beef, my choice of fruit or potatoes (I picked fruit!) and toast, English muffin, or... Read more

Walking 100 miles

Saturday, August 31, 2013      14 comments

That's the challenge for the fall group I'm in. I'm working on it! This should be a fun challenge; I enjoy walking but I've never tried adding it up. It ends up being 1.4 miles a day or something. I want to see if I can manage 200; it should... Read more

Not so backslidey after all

Sunday, August 25, 2013      5 comments

So my family has commented that I look like I've lost weight. My scale numbers have gone up., so I thought that was strange. However, today. I saw myself in a full length mirror. Then I realized - I hadn't lost weight, I had gained MUSCLE! ... Read more

Pushing away when I need to be pulling in

Saturday, August 24, 2013      8 comments

Ok. My weight is not going the way I want. First I got stuck. Then The number started creeping upward. Of course, I'm not happy about this. I want it to change. But I'm finding it hard to not pull back from Spark. When The going gets tough, ... Read more

Feeling sad and depressed

Thursday, August 22, 2013      9 comments

I woke up from a really awful dream this morning. Now it's gloomy outside, and I can't shake the unsettled, sad, depressed feeling. However - I am NOT binging. e... <a href=Read more

Eating healthy

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      6 comments

I've done really well with my eating today. So well, that I'm under my calories. I've eaten plenty. I'm not hungry. Most of the sweet stuff I've had has been fruit. I got my water in. And I just plain feel better today. :) Good argument ... Read more

Bus related NSV

Saturday, August 17, 2013      10 comments

Ok, I feel silly writing this, but I fit in the seats! The cta buses have these stupid little bucket seats. For the first time I realized- I fit! My rear is no longer taking up half of the seat next to me! My arms spill past a little, but for t... Read more

Trying to get back on track

Friday, August 16, 2013      5 comments

Calories under control, I've gotten my strength training done today, and some cardio. I'm doing good today! :) Now I just need to get my sleep working. It's been really hard. with the itty bitty baby. But we'll manage.... Read more

Food issues

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      5 comments

I've been trying to figure out how to get my calories under control. I haven't been able to sleep cause of things at home (Nate is going through a stage where he's back to not sleeping through the night again) I've been eating breakfast at like... Read more

Child's Play, and 20 Pounds

Sunday, August 11, 2013      6 comments

So yesterday I had to lift a 20 lb bag of rice. Doesn't sound like much. Till I had to lift it. Then it dawned on me - I'd lost double that. Wow. Suddenly the 2 years it's taken me to loose that 40 lb no longer seems like I haven't done any... Read more

Potatoes, Training Wheels, and Bikes

Monday, August 05, 2013      7 comments

I have lost 40 lbs over the last 2 years. I am very proud of this. However, the first 20 of this occurred in the first 2 months. While I realize my initial weight loss isn't going to be at the same rate of subsequent loss, I also realize I ha... Read more

Sad, I could use some support.

Saturday, August 03, 2013      23 comments

emoticon I'm feeling sad and a little self conscious. Yesterday my husband suggested I might feel better if I tried... Read more

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