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What I learned from pregnancy and I've never been pregnant
If you were to take a poll on why people are focusing on losing weight and staying healthy before/during pregnancy, I am willing to bet the answer is almost always because someone else is counting on them.
I personally believe that this is... Read more
Weight loss is not just physical...
Weight loss is not just physical, it is emotional and mental and anyone who claims that it is not needs to be walloped with a wallaby.
Three of the hardest parts of weight loss that I still struggle with actually have nothing to do with fit... Read more
ONEderland reached; Pictures to prove it!!! 55lbs GONE!
ONEderland has always been a yo-yo thing for me, and not just by a pound or two (heck, that would be so much more sustainable if that's all it were). My body's "happy fat weight" is 220lbs. Anytime I slip up and then try to lose weight, I'm alwa... Read more
Officially single again...
I slipped up the past year and a half dealing with a lot of issues in my personal life and right when I needed SP the most, I disappeared from SP. I needed a community of HEALTHY support and rather than logging in here where I know that I could ... Read more
I think I need to find my independence
I've been overweight for ages, and for as long as I can remember I've been trying to figure out what it is that kept me gaining and losing constantly. The simple answer is that I was overeating and under-exercising, but I could never really pin ... Read more
Money Money Money!! Hello MOTIVATION!!
I'm told that honesty is the best policy, so here it is:
I've been slacking hardcore for the past two years. Actually, slacking doesn't even begin to describe what I've been doing. I've been self sabotaging myself and allowing all of my fa... Read more
My much needed pledge to myself
Goals are something that I do well with... especially when written out and made public. Since this is very true of myself, I have decided to pledge to myself three things everyday. Years of attempting to lose the weight, I would "challenge" myse... Read more
42- Stupid taste buds!
Between stress and being sick, nothing tastes right to me. Nothing is appealing and to me, there isn't much worse than eating something with no taste at all. I know I need to eat, so I do, but UGH! I just don't want to eat not being able to tast... Read more
Dear My Core,
I used to treat you really well, and you always gave me great results back. I would make sure you got worked out through many crunches, planks, pushups, burpees, and in return, you gave me definition between my gut/stomach an... Read more
44-NO WONDER I'm never hungry when I'm sick!
I've been sick alot, and I figured I just wasn't losing weight because I haven't been exercising. Well, that and my constant excuse of, "I'm sick so I can be lazy all day....everyday..."
All the times I have been insanely sick the past few ... Read more
45-The road to a better immune system
When I was at my heaviest, I never got sick....or at least, if I did, my blubber rolls absored it and I never noticed. I never went to the doctors, I never got cold, and never got a cold. My attendance at work was stellar. I was dubbed by myself... Read more
49-March to May matter, so here's to making them marvelous months!
For short, I am going to call it my MMMmmm challenge. Maybe calling it MMMmmm isn't the best idea, now I am hungry! Self control is key to overcoming this hurdle.
Here is my MMMmmm plan...
To reach a ridiculously outrag... Read more
52-Finally figured out who stole my motivation!
I've gained alot of weight this past year and I can't lie about it. My scale and weight tracking calendar will tattle on me if I even try to lie...
Struggling would be a good start to explain what I've been up to lately and I've been search... Read more
55-Why is it so hard to JUST DO IT...???
Far too many times I find myself browsing through sparkpages finding motivational weight loss sparkers and being in complete astonishment as to how amazing their transformations have been.
I tell myself, "That WILL be me someday". I get mo... Read more
56- You don't have to be religious to participate
Living in the United States of America one would think that people would be more accepting of my non-religious participation in something religious! Is this not 'the melting pot'??
I am not Catholic, therefore I do not participate in Lent ... Read more