Struggling.... Holidays, Birthdays and Pregnancy.. Oh my!
I have to admit that I have been struggling in a pretty major way! I have let myself see increase on the scale that is beyond what I am comfortable with, as well as let myself get back into making poor choices and binge eating.... Read more
Not Bad, Not Good... But Losing Weight!
So, I did end up surviving the weekend, and still feel motivated to lose weight and in control of my urges... to an extent.
I am not overdoing the portions or even overdoing my calorie limits for the day, but I am not making the best nutrit... Read more
Alright Weekend.. We Can Do This
I just have to psych myself up for the weekend! The weekend tends to be the biggest downfall in my plans. I am a binge eater by nature, and once I get started, it can be VERY bad! I am working on keeping this momentum going through the weeken... Read more
Come On Exercise!
So the cold and icky bug hit me, and I just haven't been feeling well! I just feel tired, headachey, sore throat, congested.. and that makes it really hard to get up and work out in the morning. I missed the last two mornings because I figured... Read more
Did I Really Do That?
Yesterday, we had a breakfast for Bosses Day. We had all kinds of sweet breakfast items, bagels, breakfast casserole and a little fruit. I went in feeling strong, getting a couple strawberries and a little bit of the breakfast casserole. As w... Read more
Going Into A Family Weekend = Lots Of Food
I have to admit that I am nervous about going into this weekend. We are going out of town with family to a camping resort. There will be a lot of food around, but I am trying to keep my mind right going into it.
My husba... Read more
Drove Past McDonald's!
So this morning I woke up frustrated. I was frustrated with myself, frustrated with the scale, frustrated with the whole weight loss process. I had this conversation in my head:
"It's Wednesday. I had cookie cake last night (hubby's b-da... Read more
Dusting Off, Getting Up and RUNNING!!
Hi Spark friends!
I have to humbly pick myself up and get back in this thing! I have been starting, falling, starting, falling..... for the last couple of months. It is embarrassing given how much weight I have lost and how far I have com... Read more
Hi friends! I must say that I am feeling supercharged today! I was asked a few weeks ago to submit my story as a success story for the dailyspark.com. I had almost forgotten about, and as you all know have had stress and wavering motivation i... Read more
Hi friends! I miss chatting with all of you and reading the various updates! I am working to get back into that habit! I have been so busy with work and grad school, that blogging started to become hard to find time to do, but I am working to... Read more
Have Your Cake.....And Eat it, Too!
One of the happiest things I have realized along the way is that I don't have to cut out things I love! I can still have sweets and pasta and whatever my heart desires. The trick that I have had to learn is the dreaded "portion control"...
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I have really been thinking a lot today about having a positive self image. I spent so long being overweight and thinking of myself as an overweight person, that it gets really hard to shake that feeling. I find myself still picking clothes an... Read more
Hi friends! I am happy to report that I did survive the weekend! I was active with all of the housework and kept my portions under control! I am so proud of myself! That was definitely one big step in the right direction of getting back on t... Read more
I Can...Wait...WILL Survive The Weekend
Hi all! I am still going strong! I am back in control and feeling great. I am so proud of myself for how well I have done this week, and the dedication to exercise and eating proper portions. The weekends are usually my big time problem area... Read more
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Stick With What You Love!
I am still going strong! 4 days on track is really good for me! I even got in extra walking at work, all on my own since my co-workers couldn't make it! I feel great and have been setting realistic expectations. I have also kept up with logg... Read more