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Blogging update

Sunday, June 10, 2012      2 comments

I haven't blogged in forever! I've been on sparkpeople, but not as active as I should be. I'm trying to focus on being more balanced in my weight loss/maintenance. I'm getting married in fall now, and family right after that. I'd like to wor... Read more

I have forgotten the WHY of weight loss.

Monday, April 04, 2011      3 comments

So..... I've had a tough couple of days. This journey has been very long and after two years I'm finding myself more frustrated then ever. I was reminded of another time when I had a big goal that turned into a situation in which the journe... Read more

Is my life turning around?

Thursday, February 10, 2011      5 comments

I really feel like it is. First my relationship with my boyfriend has made a huge turn for the better after we broke up for a week. We realized we really do love each other and got back together and have been doing great since and even talk ab... Read more

Tough times

Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

Just broke up with my boyfriend of 5 years and feeling really down. Am in the process of taking my necessaries to my parents 2 room condo until I find a place of my own. Have no idea how I'm going to do that on my salary, which is barely $1,00... Read more

Already cried, and it's going to get worse

Thursday, November 25, 2010      2 comments

So my boyfriend decides to tell me at noon that we're leaving soon to go to Thanksgiving lunch at his parents. LUNCH!? This whole time I've been acting like it's dinnner and he never corrected me. It's even on my calendar in the kitchen 3pm -... Read more

Sometimes you have to ask for help

Monday, November 08, 2010      2 comments

OK, so I slowly inched away from sparkpeople, and now I'm inching back in. I gained a lot of weight back, but have been consistent with my workouts, doing an hour a day with one rest day a week. But I wasn't able to stop gaining weight. I... Read more

Setting mini-goals

Sunday, August 22, 2010      2 comments

OK, trying something new. Instead of one big weight-loss ticker, each week or so, whenever I feel the time is right, I am completely re-setting my ticker for a new weight loss goal. Once I hit that goal, I set a new goal. So last weeks ti... Read more

One animal harmed in the making of an otherwise vegan meal

Thursday, August 19, 2010      0 comments

That animal was me! A binge of cookies, soy ice cream, chips, granola bars and cereal. emoticon All vegan, on... Read more

1 Week as a Vegetarian - Reflections

Friday, August 13, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday finished my one week experiment as a vegetarian. During this week I have also educated myself on vegetarian and vegan lifestyles to help me decide which is best for me. I have decided that I am going to aim for a "Practical Vegan" li... Read more

Veggie Fest 2010

Sunday, August 08, 2010      1 comments

For a couple of years now I've been considering becoming vegetarian, but dismissed it as being too difficult. I'd feel a little guilty every time I ate meat, but it tasted so good, and I would try just not to think about it too much. But... Read more

Anger issues

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      1 comments

I should not have weighed myself after the great day I had yesterday but I did. And gained 2.5 lbs. in like one day. So that put me in a bad mood. Then I decided that instead of calling all these golf courses and asking for donations... Read more

New month, new goals.

Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

OK, the no calorie counting seems to be working. I even lost a little weight even though I binged on Monday before commiting to eating without analyzing every little morsel. I've been enjoying icecream, chocolate, smoothies and other little tr... Read more

No more calorie counting

Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

I've decided that as far as I can remember, I did NOT binge before sparkpeople. I'm not saying sparkpeople caused the binging, in fact I'm healthier than I've ever been and I owe 100% of that to sparkpeople. But all the calorie counting I ... Read more

Feeling negative

Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

OK so for every one thing that I feel negative about, I'm gonna try for a positive.... ready set GO! Negative #1 - I'm poor. I had to mooch groceries off of my boyfriend tonight. It was humiliating even though I know he doesn't mind. I... Read more

All about my DNA! Cool Stuff!

Monday, July 05, 2010      1 comments

OK, my blogs are usually rants about stuff going wrong or things that stress me out, but I thought I'd share something fun with everyone! I had my DNA analyzed by 23andme recently. My boyfriend got this for me as a gift during a one day sa... Read more


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