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so close, yet so far away

Friday, April 15, 2011      4 comments

I am so close to meeting my first "mini goal". I need to lose 5 more lbs and I can call that goal met. I am finally back on track because of the choice I have made to actually exert effort. I cannot sit back, do nothing, and expect any results. ... Read more

what timing////

Sunday, April 03, 2011      2 comments

I just finished reading SP Coach Nicole write about her 1/2 marathon experience. Just the motivation that I need. I haven't posted a blog in a long time. I gained a ton of weight and did not want to have a blog evolve into my own pity party. ... Read more

LOL, I forgot the update!

Monday, November 29, 2010      2 comments

I GOT the job!!! Woo Hoo! I had been working in a very TOXIC environment. See prior blog for more information on that whole issue. I interviewed, was offered, and did indeed accept the job. I am so excited about starting something new. I... Read more

I finally grew up and got some self esteem

Friday, October 29, 2010      7 comments

My status today lets you know that I am working on a resume. I have been working in a job that has become all consuming. I was "stuck" and saw no way out. I am gaining weight every week partly because the bulk of my waking time is spent sitti... Read more

a different kind of inspiration

Monday, October 04, 2010      5 comments

Time to inspire myself. I have a bathroom in the basement, I started to paint it this funky orange (thanks Habitat for Humanity restore- shameless plug) and have now decided that I am going to paint or write motivation and inspirational thoug... Read more

back to tracking!

Sunday, September 26, 2010      4 comments

I am back to tracking my food. It's a wonderful tool that I have not been taking advantage of- thought that I could stuff myself and no one would know. What self deception! I have been on a three day binge. I have a great deal of guilt rela... Read more

yikes- it didn't work like I thought it would

Thursday, September 23, 2010      2 comments

I am back on the treadmill- have been able to ride my bike again- relief! Then I had to go and get sassy- I tried running, just a little, just to see if I could do it. My heart sank. The pain that shot through my leg was unbelievable. I am hav... Read more

getting back in the game

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

My brother reminded me the other day that it had been a long time since I blogged. Nice to know that someone is reading! Had a huge mental dilemma about getting back in the game. I have a Y membership that languishes- even have my own personal... Read more

Slow, small steps= progress

Tuesday, May 18, 2010      8 comments

I'm back to the gym! I picked myself up, went out and got a bathing suit that fits, and have returned to the gym. I am going to water aerobics twice a week at the Y. Wonderful group of people. I also started physical therapy at "Back to ... Read more

return to the gym??? or not???

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      4 comments

I am paying for a gym membership that I have not been using. My fish child has been getting great use though so that is a plus for us both. I need to go back to the gym. I used to go every day. I could not wait to get in there and get goin... Read more

I strayed- should have stayed.

Sunday, May 02, 2010      8 comments

I'm back and starting again with sparkpeople. I fractured my leg on 2/22 an have been futon bound for the most part since then- I want to get back to where I was- it's just slow in coming and I have not been patient. Because I had such proble... Read more

yikes- I broke it! need some SP support!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      8 comments

I am down but don't count me out. The morning that I was supposed to start my Y not b a lose program and the Y-I was so excited! I got up extra early with a plan to go do some weight lifting at the gym and then return home for an hour of card... Read more

dodging the girlscouts

Sunday, February 21, 2010      9 comments

Went shopping yesterday- you just can't have too much clean kitty litter in this household. Well, well, well. Here I am doing SUCH a good job not eating the goodies and there they were. I was so focused on getting in and out I didn't see the lit... Read more

With a heavy heart but a lot of hope

Thursday, February 18, 2010      7 comments

Wow- I am quite upset with myself. I have been in such a mood lately. This month is difficult for personal reasons and I thought that I was doing "ok". What I have noticed is that I am stressed out, snapping at people around me, and just going t... Read more

finding some hope, some answers

Sunday, February 14, 2010      4 comments

This blog is not meant to be a promo for anything else but I had to share something that is making so much sense to me. I am reading a book, Normal eating for Normal Weight, the path to freedom from weight obsession and food cravings, by Sheryl ... Read more

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