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Measuring Success
Thursday, October 07, 2010      0 comments

This was originally posted on a message board, but the fire in my spirit on the subject refuses to be contained so I am sharing it here as well. ~ It hit me last night after reading an email from SparkPeople and this morning it is a fire i... Read more
Standing Proud
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

Ya'll I want to tell you that September was some kind of bad month for me! Not in terms of weight loss (cause I somehow managed to lose almost 10 pounds), but in terms of emotional turmoil. But I have learned that depression has it's place in de... Read more
Pick Up and Move Forward
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      4 comments

Last week was a pretty bad week for me. Between getting no sleep and having no energy, I got almost nothing done. I didn't track my foods or exercise...I pretty much did the basics that HAD to be done for day to day functionality and nothing els... Read more
Made It This Time!
Sunday, September 05, 2010      2 comments

I did it! I slacked off on my tracking towards the end of the week, but with the exception of one really depressed day, I made my fruit and veggie goals daily. I did come up with a way to help me stay on track in spite of moods though. Yesterday... Read more
Renewed Energy and Spirit-Challenge Restart
Sunday, August 29, 2010      1 comments

This weekend proved to be exactly what I needed to get my head cleared and get back on track. I have gotten some rest and even finished a few tasks that had been left undone in the previous weeks. I have a whole new outlook on my journey and am ... Read more
A Little Off Track
Friday, August 27, 2010      0 comments

Well I have to be honest...this week's challenge didn't go anywhere as near well as the the one the week before. I started off pretty strong and was well on my way to making my goal but ran into an emotional setback. Such is life with bipolar di... Read more
New Challenge For The Week
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

My challenge for myself this week is to work on getting my servings of fruits and vegetables each day. This is something that I have neglected for quite a long time. So I managed to get a little extra grocery shopping done to finish out this mon... Read more
Water Goal Met
Sunday, August 22, 2010      3 comments

Well I did it! I have not only made my way up to drinking 8 glasses of water a day, but maintained it for a few days now with no problems whatsoever. So I found the water bottle that I want to get for myself and I will be getting it next week! I... Read more
I'd Keep the Weight If I Could Get Rid of the BiPolar
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

Yes, I have weight loss goals and I would love to be able to shop with greater ease, but the truth is even at my size I am healthy, flexible with full range of motion, and have great stamina. My main purpose for setting out on this journey was n... Read more
Mission for the Week
Monday, August 16, 2010      2 comments

I noticed a few things about my diet last week while I was tracking my meals that I think are really going to help me in fine tuning my meal plan. Luckily I have already taken the time to create a monthly meal plan for my family so these adjustm... Read more
Learning Not To Lean So Hard
Saturday, August 14, 2010      2 comments

For as long as I can remember I have always been the type of person that needed motivation and direction for others. This works out great when you have that present, but things tend to fall apart very quickly when you don't. So this go-a-round I... Read more