Day 3 Reflection: Effort and Courage
On the weekend of June 20th, I took the kids, Hubs and dog camping in Hocking Hills, OH for a weekend adventure. Hubs thought it was crazy that I had lived in Ohio for most of my life but had never really explored Old Man's Cave and the Hocking... Read more
Day 2 Reflection: Prepared to Fresh Foods
So my first blog of my second month (written on May 19th) was appropriately titled "One Foot in Front of the Other." It was a month of starting to learn to cook appropriately. I even got a blog comment from my mom on one of the "just throw thi... Read more
12 Days of Reflection: Day 1
As my 1 year anniversary with SP approaches, and as I struggle to not only maintain the 90+ pounds I've lost but to continue to lose more, I thought that perhaps it was time for some reflection.
The past few nights I've gone to bed thinking... Read more
Step 3: Start to Heal
Sunday fell apart after about an hour of watching everyone around me dish into cake and chips. I had restricted myself from cake, but the chips were no match for my hungry noming. My problem? I should have brought some healthy stuffs to the p... Read more
Weigh-In: Reboot Edition
Weight today: 325.6 pounds
And today we start again. Like we do every day. But ... Read more
Step 2: Triage - Finding the Cause
Thank you all for your comments on my Step 1 blog. Yes, my head has been a mess. And, yes, I've been thinking over what I can do to get past that. I haven't worked out in two days. I haven't been following any plan other than thinking on wha... Read more
April 7, 2011
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Step 1: Name the Symptoms
Last night I sent a desperate plea out to my girls, letting them know they had my full permission to kick my butt into gear. Of course, they responded beautifully - reminding me that I am worthy, that the sucky parts are made up by the end resu... Read more
The Other Side of Happy
I spent yesterday trying not to think. I put my food in my tracker and tried to just be okay with being in range (which I was, but on the high end). I didn't think about going to the gym - I just went. I didn't think about my ST - I just did ... Read more
Grit - noun - firmness of mind or spirit : unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger
(according to merriam-webster.com)
This is all I'm hoping for right now. Just true, plain grit.
I was so super excited to write my blog... Read more
I Will NOT Be an April Fool!
First, let's start with a March recap, shall we? Actually, I have one better for you. Remember at the beginning of the year when I told you I broke up my goals into 4 3-month segments? Guess what? We are a quarter of the way through 2011. (... Read more
A Serious Question - Ideal Body Weight
First, I'm going to get my serious question out, because it's been getting to me. It's probably more a combination of questions, but it all centers around one idea -- "Your Ideal Weight".
Okay, let's face it, I'm far from ANYONE'S ideal we... Read more
Alright, ladies and gents. My body is still sore from all the workouts I've handed it the past few days. For this reason, I do NOT want to push it for a HM in just a month's time. The most I've ever walked is 7 miles, really...and to basicall... Read more
Girl Scout Cookies and Other Foods We Crave
Yes, yes. They've been all around my office too. Truth? I don't buy GS cookies...not anymore. When I was a Girl Scout and had money to spare, I'd buy a box...and eat all of it in one sitting. It's part of what I've been thinking about latel... Read more
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"Boxer Runner Chick"
Last night, when I went to bed, Hubs tucked me in as usual and climbed in bed to hug and kiss me, saying "Goodnight, my boxer runner chick...err...my boxing chick that runs." I laughed and told him most boxers do run as part of their training, ... Read more