Do or Die
I have fear this day for a while. The day when you go to the doctor and they tell you that you have a condition. You saw it coming; through every piece of food you put in your mouth to watching time slip away in front of the television instead o... Read more
Juice Fast Day 2
So I actually started my juice fast yesterday; today will be be day 2 of 7.
I tried to get my husband to do it with me, and he is doing it about 75% of the way. He drinks juice with me, eats fruits/veggies when he is hungry, and some soup ... Read more
The documentaries that opened my eyes
So I have been sulking on Netflix lately, not wanting to do much of anything. I have been using the Bullet that my parents gave my husband and I for our anniversary, so a little weight lost. I started to watch documentaries on Netflix... and I m... Read more
The good. The bad. The ugly.
Today is Monday, the best day of the week. The day of new starts, and new challenges. Since the first week of December I have been without a kitchen. Water damage from a leak in the condo above ours last August left us with damage and black mold... Read more
I want to be the biggest loser!
Once upon a time my husband bought me a Kinect bundle for our Xbox so that I could workout at home. The bundle came with two games; The Biggest Loser Workout and Fitness Evolved. I took to the Fitness Evolved game like a fish to water. It has Ca... Read more
Start of my own Success Story
I have avoided posting my weight on this site since I have seen it steadily increasing. I have been afraid of the repercussions of what people might say and the criticism that I might receive. Then I realized this morning that this was an old be... Read more
This weekend, I made some poor choices. Stayed inside instead of going out for a walk. Having one more bite of my dessert and not enough veggies. I have learned, from reading 5+ articles a day, that this is one of my biggest hurdles. I self sabo... Read more
Fat Skinny Jeans
So my weigh in is not till Saturday, but I am feeling pretty good. The reason for this is that I finally fit into my fat skinny jeans. In September I bought 2 pairs of bigger jeans without tying them on. When I got them home I realized that eve... Read more
Tests are over with, and I find myself wanting to spend copious amounts of time sitting and doing nothing. Have I really found my permanent vegetable stage? I would like to think not. I didn't do much of anything over the weekend, got a little w... Read more
Today I have two mid-terms and a regular test. I am nervous, but I know I have it. There will be some cramp sessions between classes though to get that last bit of knowledge crammed into the brain ... Read more
I got this
I am happy to report that yesterday I was able to get my steps in, and then some and study at the same time! I voice recorded the material I had to know and listened to it over and over while I went for a walk. What a difference it made! I am so... Read more
So I had decided to make my daily goal 6,000 steps, not only to be healthier but also to get entered into the raffle. It is really hard to get all of the steps! I only got 2,788 yesterday.
I have been reading about people doing 10,000 or 20,0... Read more
Start of a new week
Yesterday didn't go so well in keeping with my monthly goal. I have learned that since I got my Spark Tracker, I have access to special groups and challenges. The challenge this month is to walk 100,000 steps. Since I am starting part of the way... Read more
My one change for October
So I had decided that I would change one thing every month. I have been thinking about that and decided that my one change this month will be to make my steps every day. Right now it is only set to 6,000 but it is a start. With the Spark Tracker... Read more
today I went through some of the motivational pages and read some motivational articles. Some made me cry, others made me want to jump up and change my life in a very drastic way. As I sit here though, I realize that each one of those people sta... Read more