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No Middle Ground
Saturday, July 23, 2011      6 comments

So I'm sitting here reading the message boards. Many of the posts are about people struggling to stay on program. I know that place so very well. There are times that I eat and eat until I feel (and LOOK) like I'm about to give birth. Then I go ... Read more
Losing Focus
Sunday, January 30, 2011      3 comments

Lately, I find myself struggling on my journey. It is getting too easy to blow off my workouts-both the independent ones and the ones with my personal trainer. I am also eating ridiculous amounts of food. Mostly junk food, but really anything & ... Read more
No, I'm not sick. I'm healthier than I've been in a long time!
Saturday, December 11, 2010      3 comments

I've been losing weight in dribs and drabs for the past two years. It is finally starting to show! I should be happy about this, right? So why do I feel so self-conscious? Oh, because people assume there must be something wrong with me. Not ever... Read more
Disappearing Acts
Sunday, November 07, 2010      5 comments

Now, don't get me wrong, I LOVE the fact that I can fit into size 10 jeans again! I had pretty much given up hope in that department. I love the compliments that I get from friends, family, and coworkers. I love my trainer's new nickname for me~... Read more
Satisfied vs. Full
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      1 comments

What does that even mean? I'm not satisfied UNLESS I'm full. My WW leader swears there's a difference. I smile and nod, wanting to believe him. Then I eat until there's no room left. And I'm satisfied. If I could stop before my eyes roll ba... Read more
M&M's, You're NOT the Boss of ME!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      8 comments

emoticon I had a mini breakthrough! At the WW meeting on Saturday, the leader talked about the difference be... Read more
Spreading the Spark!
Friday, May 07, 2010      1 comments

I've always thought that the only way I could spread the Spark was to get my friends and family to sign up on SP. But I'm selfish. I do this for ME. I feel free to talk about things on here that come up in my life without fearing that so and so ... Read more
Down a Slippery Slope
Saturday, March 13, 2010      3 comments

It all began with a leak. Water was dripping, then running from the bathroom ceiling. Several phone calls later, the repairman was here. For six days! In and out from early in the morning until late at night. Our wall, ceiling, toilet, and sink ... Read more
From the Outside In
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      3 comments

First, let me say that mood swings really suck. I was flying high this morning. Wanted to sing from the rooftops! As the day wore on, I just wanted to crawl into a shell and hide from the world. It's due, in part, to PMS. And then, of course, th... Read more
One step forward, two steps back.
Friday, January 15, 2010      1 comments

First let me say that this is a whiny blog. I apologize in advance, and I am somewhat ashamed at myself for complaining over something so petty when the people in Haiti are facing such trauma. That being said... Last week, I lost 2.8 lbs.... Read more
Yeah, Bay-beeeeee!
Friday, January 08, 2010      3 comments

On New Year's Day, I faced the music and logged my weight as 174.4 lbs. I went back to counting my WW points and logging everything that crossed my mater how "bad" it was. Of course, no foods are bad. It's all about portion control. I ... Read more
Not Giving Up
Sunday, December 13, 2009      1 comments

The other day, I was at the gym going through the motions. And then I stopped. I just walked away. I told my trainer that I was tired of exercising and not getting any results. After a 4-day pity party with absolutely no exercise, I went in for ... Read more
Going Back to My Youth
Saturday, November 07, 2009      3 comments

11/07/09 I used to love to jump my pre-teen years, that is. When my trainer got it in his head this week to make me do 30 seconds of jumping between each set of weights, I looked at him like he was crazy. I'm too old to jump. I ha... Read more
Monday, August 31, 2009      2 comments

8/31/09 My body is rebelling against three days of careless eating. Yes, the scale is down for a moment, but I'm pretty sure it was just PMS bloat that had me up four pounds last week. And I'll probably show a gain next WI. This weekend, I w... Read more
Up, but not down
Sunday, July 26, 2009      2 comments

7/26/09 "The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke." This effort is pretty dejected, so I hope it's going to be the winning stroke. I ordered Slim in Six, and received the 6 Day Express Diet Plan with it. I read throug... Read more

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