Change Your Mind
That's it, isn't it? To change your life, to change your body, you must first change your mind. You must see that you are capable of achieving your long term goal. You must believe you have the capacity to let go of the momentary urge towards a ... Read more
What has changed?
Like so many of us on SP, I've struggled with weight for most of my adult life. It seemed that every time I lost weight, I would gain it back and then some. Recently I decided that I would never diet again because I honestly did not want to gain... Read more
Healthy Habits Progress
I am focusing on developing one healthy habit at a time until all of my healthy habits sustain me at a healthy weight.
So far, my unhealthy habits have worked to sustain my unhealthy weight, so why I can't I turn it around? It took time to ... Read more
Here we are on the verge of another new year and I am still much too much overweight. I am going to keep trying. I did learn a lot in 2011- one of the best books I read was Mindless Eating. It really cast a new light on many of the behaviors ... Read more
40 minutes elliptical - 421 Calories, small circuit of machines
Great day today! Even though my calorie count was high, I still felt in control of my food choices. We had a work party today and I stopped myself as I was p... Read more
Walking' on sunshine!
Dang, I feel good! I feel so good, that part of me is waiting for something bad to happen. Isn't that awful? But you know what, I don't even care! If something bad happens, it happens. All I can control is my own thoughts, feelings, and beh... Read more
I see you! I have eyes in the back of my head!
If you are a parent, you will understand this perfectly. You know how your kids try to get out of trouble? How they start justifying themselves and blaming everything and everyone else except themselves? And you just stand there and shake you... Read more
On my way!
I feel as if a different woman is writing this post. I feel like I have changed in a really profound way since reading Coach Dean's articles. I'm so excited about the changes in me!
For the first time in a long time, I know I will reach... Read more
What I Did Right Yesterday.
My eating was very bad yesterday. I am right in the full grip of my PMS and while it's the worse thing I can do, I just want to eat salt, salt, salt followed by sweet, sweet, sweet. Yuck!
But I did some things right and it's nice to remin... Read more
Never Give Up, Never Give Up, Never Give Up
I did not have a very good weigh in yesterday. I knew that it probably wouldn't be what I wanted and I tried to prepare myself mentally and emotionally, but it still affected me. As much as I try to remove what I am doing from the number on th... Read more
Eat breaksfast like a king...
....lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper. That's Bob Greene's advice, not mine, from his book, The Best Life Diet. It's really good advice. In trying to understand why I feel so compelled to eat seconds at dinner, I believe it's becau... Read more
Papa Murphy Tried To Do Me In!
I know, that's pretty silly, huh? I sabotaged myself last night with a Papa Murphy pizza orgy. I knew I was hurting myself and I want to look a little deeper into that. Not to dwell in the past, but to learn from my mistake.
We have been... Read more
My goals for this week:
I seem to be a once-a-week dieter lately. I wake up on Monday morning feeling fat and bloated and I re-commit to my weight loss goals. I do really well on Monday and then my behavior becomes progressively worse until Friday when I go for broke... Read more
My Friend Rosie
I am so stoked to say I know Rosie (THINNYMINNY)! She was one of the first people I found on SparkPeople. When I saw her photos I felt like I knew her! I was so inspired by her success that I decided I would join the one team listed on her Sp... Read more
Okay, so not eating after 8 and eliminating the alchohol really do help me stay on track! Yes, I know how silly that sounds, duhhh. But I guess I had to walk it for myself to see the truth of it. LOVE IT!... Read more
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