Well, it's been just over 6 months. I have lost just over 40lbs, lots of inches, about 5 clothing sizes, lots of body fat. My BMI is dropping, although that is not as important to me as my body fat %. However, all my meausements have fallen ... Read more
Like many others on this site, I am battling emotional issues as well as weight issues. Sometimes the battle is difficult, and there are ugly things there. Uglier than most people can imagine.
A sparkfriend of mine is struggling with he... Read more
A few days ago I posted a blog about my bad dreams. They had been going on for a while, and getting worse and worse.
I don't know why it took me so long to remember this. I went through this when I started therapy and recovering memorie... Read more
Last night after dance lessons my son told me he could see that all my hard work is paying off. I took off my jacket, and he said he could see the changes. This is coming from an almost 18 year old boy who thinks telling his mom she looks good... Read more
I have been having bad dreams for over a week now. Last night was the worst. My hubby and I have been having problems for a while now. The worst one I can remember right now was about a so called "friend" of mine stealing him away and rubbing... Read more
Okay, it's looking like I need these more than I would like to admit. I got on the scale today. I am still at 208. Actually, I am surprised it did not go up. I had a major chicken wing binge on Saturday night.
However, it was not all... Read more
First of all, thank you to everyone who stopped by my blog yesterday. I knew I would find the support I needed here. I really do appreciate it.
I am in Edmonton tonight. There is a dance competition. Those who know me, know I usually co... Read more
I have been struggling with this all week, and it looks like it's time to give in and write it out.
As you may know, I ran my first half marathon on Sunday. This was a huge accomplishment for me, in so many ways. I asked my daughter if sh... Read more
I went to this website when I started Spark People. I do not recall exactly, but I know my real age was over 5 years older than my calendar age at that time.
I went back today and retested my age. Cal... Read more
Wow. What an amazing day. The weather was beautiful. It was a little chilly (4 degrees celcius), but it is always cold in the mountains early in the morning.
The race started on time - 9am. I was off to a steady start, and was passed b... Read more
I will need to finish defining this stone sometime tomorrow. I have a half marathon in the morning, so it is my main goal right now. Carbs and rest.
Okay, since today is my day of rest (Monday) I am here to define my stone.
I have al... Read more
It's not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
I do have to admit, I am not one who deals well with change. I am very strong, but change takes me... Read more
Yesterday's worked so well, so I figure I should do it again.
Yesterday I was able to get out and run 6 miles. It went well. I felt great. In fact, I am even contemplating adding 2 more miles to it today.
However, yesterday is done.... Read more
I am still at 210lbs. I get that I am just getting back on track, but by now I was hoping to at least be down to 208. I know it is not a big difference on the scale, but the difference is huge to me. 210 has been my sticking point for many ma... Read more