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Each Day
Friday, May 26, 2017      2 comments

For the people who may struggle with perfectionism: Today in my Positive Sticky Note pad, it says, "I need to stop trying to become perfect and just try to become better." -Sasha Cohen. and the personal affirmation states, " Each day I am g... Read more
Pay Attention!
Friday, May 12, 2017      3 comments

A few weeks ago, I was bummed and a little whiny that no one apart from my husband had noticed any of my weight loss. I'm down 18 pounds, which has been a slow process because my activity is extremely limited due to my leg surgery. I mean for tw... Read more
My Visual Jars!
Thursday, May 11, 2017      4 comments

I kept seeing these visual aid ideas for weight loss on pinterest. I wanted to make some, but I really wanted to avoid focusing on numbers. I have let myself be defined so long by the number on the scale or the size of my jeans. I kept pondering... Read more
small steps
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

So here's the thing... I only lost 1 pound last month, but when i stop and thing about it... I LOST 1 POUND LAST MONTH!!! Okay here's why that is 100% awesomeness. I had a bad month. I wasn't really logging consistently. I ate god only know... Read more
5 Pounds
Friday, March 31, 2017      4 comments

This month I lost 5 pounds! That makes 17 pounds since my pre- ankle surgery physical. Weighing in monthly seems to be super helpful for me. I can ignore the numbers and focus on my eating. My mobility has been steadily increasing post surgery. ... Read more
Learning to Walk Again
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      1 comments

I took some time off to get some surgery. Well to be truthful, I fell off the wagon in October when I learned surgery was no longer avoidable. I had so many other things to worry about. Not that my weight isn't a worry, but when a doctor tells y... Read more
The good, The Bad, and the Painful
Thursday, August 18, 2016      1 comments

So I've been back on spark since July 24th. I'm down 3.5 pounds since then! I'm super excited about that. That is the good. Focusing on me and my emotional status through my journal entries seems to be working. I am fighting trying to be perfect... Read more
Checking back in
Thursday, August 11, 2016      2 comments

So if you read my previous blog, you'll know more of where I'm at, but here's the shortest version. I've struggled with negative self talk for years. I also am focusing on just logging my food and journal entries. The goal is to focus on the per... Read more
So much learning all at once
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      5 comments

I've had so many ups and downs these last few months. One of my friends pulled me aside in January and gave me some sound advice. I was making myself miserable worrying about what I'd look like on my wedding day that I wasn't enjoying it. I deci... Read more
Post October
Friday, November 13, 2015      3 comments

My family came for another visit. I think I did better staying on track this go round. I over did it on Halloween candy, but that was just a couple of days in the big picture. I went to vegas and I walked over 30 miles in 3 days! I weighed mysel... Read more
Finding a way
Monday, October 19, 2015      1 comments

I went to the dr and she suggested to try South Beach. That was at the end of August. I finally got around to starting the South Beach phases ( I refuse to call it a diet) Phase 1 is a little two week phase that is fairly restricted. Then phase ... Read more
OOoh... Family
Friday, August 07, 2015      1 comments

So in efforts to realign for my wedding and get my healthy side going. I signed up for weight watchers. I'll see how it goes. I was doing pretty well and then... my dad came I"m trying to be patient, it's only been a day and he is here to p... Read more
From Engaged to Engaging
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

So I turned 33 on July 22nd and my fabulous boyfriend proposed and put a lovely ring on my finger and I couldn't be happier. This past weekend we set a date picked some venues, wrote some checks, and picked some colors. The date is June 26th and... Read more
Getting things together
Thursday, June 11, 2015      2 comments

I've been kicking butt. Well not my butt, but my life's butt. I got completely thrown for a loop in May when I lost my grandpa. There are days the grief feels like it may kill me too, but I'm slowly getting back together. My friend's broth... Read more
Working through it
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      2 comments

I went on vacation a couple of weeks ago. I went home for my friends wedding to be the best bridesmaid I could be. The day after the wedding the plan was to drive to Missouri to spend a few days with my beloved grandparents. The wedding was Sund... Read more

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