Fearful but ready
I'm fearful but ready to start my weight-loss journey again.
This time I want to think about my journey as developing habits to help myself mentally and emotionally.... Read more
Hiatus Over. Coming Back Out of the Cave.
Hello, all of my millions of fans worldwide (how's that for grandiosity),
I'm back again to using SparkPeople as a source of support in this health journey.
I am in a lot of pain since I am enduring the aftermath of a breakup with a g... Read more
New Insight into Food Control
Here's what I've been thinking regarding food: I accept the fact that yes, I really am a food addict. Or compulsive overeater. I'm not really sure of the difference.
In any case, there are certain foods that I consider that... Read more
Thoughts: weight loss, control, emotions
I had a sudden awareness today that there are no guarantees--there is no guarantee if I get down to goal weight (125) that my life will all of a sudden turn around--that I will finally consistently feel peaceful, content, connected, secure, and ... Read more
I am caught in being obsessed with becoming AMAZING looking to the point where I feel completely ashamed of what I look like right now. I weigh around 150, and at 5'3", that's actually not terrible. But I feel so bloated and puffy that I just ... Read more
Today So Far (Tuesday, 5/20/14)
Welp, I'm doing okay so far today.
Food--I've eaten the appropriate amount of calories so far, and I've eaten healthy foods that can be considered "clean."
Water--a bit behind. I just stopped typing to chug down ten gulps. WOOHOO!!! ... Read more
Humbly Grateful to be Back on Track
I feel profoundly grateful that my sanity has returned after my 4-day relapse.
The first day back was tough--facing the reality that I was indeed still susceptible to using food to escape emotions. During the relapse, I was miserable: tota... Read more
Today so far (5/6/14)
Today I've been eating almost the things I'm supposed to. I'm supposed to eat eggs and turkey sausage in the morning. I overslept and was late to work and so I'll have to make up protein later today after work.
Today is my "off" day for e... Read more
Quotes That I Love But am Moving From My SparkPage
Time for new quotes on the SparkPage . . . here are the old ones:
GETTING FIT IS HARD.
BEING FAT IS HARD.
CHOOSE YOUR HARD.
The food you eat can be either the safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poiso... Read more
Perfectionism Quote by Coach Nicole
Perfectionism has no place in the weight-loss journey. --Coach Nicole
(Well, at least that was the gist of the quote if it wasn't word for word.)
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Just Ate a Fast-food Combo Meal
I had completed my day of eating, exercising, and food tracking today within my calorie and macronutrient (protein, carbs, & fat) ranges.
At around midnight, I struggled with feeling SO hungry. I was also tired, and so... Read more
Why am I Doing All of This?
Working out six days a week, twice a day three of those days.
Drinking 12-18 cups of water a day.
Eating very "clean" and tracking my food daily.
To what end am I doing all this?
Let's see . . . I want to be a role model for ... Read more
It's been EIGHT YEARS since I've posted in this blog. Okay, maybe not eight years, but it's been a long time.
Here's my deal: I've gotten under 150--CANNOT BELIEVE IT.
My next goal is to compete in one bodybuilding c... Read more
About the Scale Not being the Only Measure of Physical Success
I didn't make my weight goal this six weeks. I'm at 155 pounds, and my goal was to be 152 by today.
I'm feeling disappointed and bummed. I have been almost perfectly on track with my daily calories, macronutrients, and workouts.
(O... Read more
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A Good Decision
My latest motivation for weight loss is that I'm into bodybuilding. I find it fun and cool though potentially very cheesy and narcissistic if I don't keep it real with regard to why I want to do bodybuilding. I want to do bodybuilding to bring... Read more