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Facing the Truth and Getting Back On Track
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      0 comments

This past year has been a very stressful one for me. Stress at work, stress over money, and stress in my personal relationships. As a school teacher, each year is different in the amount of stress you have to deal with. I love kids and workin... Read more
The Year in Review
Friday, December 31, 2010      2 comments

I have been a SparkPeople member for a year now. In that year, I have lost 44 pounds, 22 inches, am in much better shape physically and mentally, and am almost halfway to my goal weight. When I made my goal of losing 100 pounds, I really quest... Read more
Feeling Sorry for Myself, Needing to Vent, Still Looking for My *%#& Spark
Thursday, October 14, 2010      6 comments

Okay, so today we got our school pictures and when I looked at mine I just wanted to puke. I looked horrendously fat, like I hadn't spent the last 10 months losing almost 40 pounds. After getting past a little of the shock, I got out last year... Read more
The Same Plateau Year After Year
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      3 comments

Okay, so I have been hovering at the same weight for about 3 weeks now. Getting a little nervous about it too. In the past few years I have managed to lose weight and get down to around my current weight a couple of times, and then I would sta... Read more
Are Goals and Timelines Always Beneficial
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

In this journey I have been on for the last three and a half months, I have discovered a few things about myself. Goals are good to have, timelines in which to get there are not. Since starting this process I have set three goals for myself wi... Read more
Exercising Means Being Able To Breathe
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      3 comments

As a person with asthma, I have always known there would be times where I would have difficulty breathing. Today I went into the doctor for just a general check-up and was discussing my allergies and how they have been acting up. Allergies are... Read more
Messing With My Head
Sunday, February 21, 2010      5 comments

Ok, so once again I have hit the dreaded wall and didn't lose any weight this week. I keep trying to reminde myself that it won't last, I did everything right this week and my body still benefited from it, but dang it all it still messes with m... Read more
Support is the key to sticking with it!
Saturday, January 30, 2010      5 comments

Many of you have read my rants over the past few weeks over my frustration about not losing any weight. Usually by now I have given up and gone back to my bad eating habits and my no exercising when faced with a lack of movement on the scales. ... Read more
Ready to give up
Sunday, January 24, 2010      10 comments

I don't know what I'm doing wrong, but nothing is going right. The scale isn't moving, I'm not losing inches, nothing. I'm working out like I'm suppose to. I'm watching my calorie intake, like I'm suppose to. What is the point of putting mys... Read more
High Score
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      2 comments

When I got home from work today I was really stressed, I definitely didn't feel like exercising and I wanted to eat my weight in chocolate or some other comfort food. Even though I did eat more than I normally do, I managed to stay within my ca... Read more
Monday, January 18, 2010      6 comments

When I think about the big picture, the fact that I need to lose 100 pounds, I feel very intimidated. That's a lot of weight and when you are over 40 it just doesn't come off as quick as it use to. So I have decided to set some small goals for... Read more
Monday, January 18, 2010      4 comments

Well, this week was disappointing in the weight department. I stepped on the scale and didn't lose anything. I have stuck with my calorie intake and exercising on the days I am suppose to. I don't feel any difference in my clothes, so I haven... Read more
Feeling Good
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday, was a tough day to be motivated to exercise, but I muddled through. I was really rough though. I had to keep telling myself it will be over soon. I was feeling 100% yesterday, so I guess that came through in my exercise routine. ... Read more
Sunday, January 10, 2010      2 comments

OK, yesterday I went off the deep end because I had gained a pound after my first week of healthy living. So I get on the scales this morning and I had lost 4.2 pounds. I even weighed myself twice to make sure I wasn't stepping on the scale wr... Read more

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