new year's resolution 2011 & how to determine junk food?
i know i haven't blogged in like a month and i've been a very bad sparker all around. stuff just has not been going well for me. and i'm very busy at work. i'm working on getting things "fixed" so i can focus on spark and make me a better person... Read more
what do i do when i'm stressed, annoyed with myself, frustrated with the scale? drink..
got home from work and decided whiskey and coke were a good idea. then i tried to find someone to go out with to dinner or just drinks. no luck. so i st... Read more
240?! broke that plateau!
my september goal was to break my 233 plateau. well i did it! i weighed in this morning at 240. not the breaking the plateau goal was thinking of! crud! i was at 233 for weeks! then i weighed in at 235. no biggie, it was a tom weigh in, i always... Read more
sparktember is smoldering
3 days in and i'm still going. but i'm not going anywhere. *sigh* i know change isn't going to happen over night. i'm still busy with summer stuff, so it's been difficult to focus on myself. my morning schedule is all screwed up due to dh's over... Read more
i need a slap in the face
i went on vacation in the middle of august. didn't go anywhere, just did stuff around the house and relaxed. since i've returned from vacation i've been a mess. i haven't worked out, i haven't eaten real well and i've been drinking a lot of beer... Read more
operation: restart aka how shanna got her groove back
had to go to a wedding this saturday. i put on a dress and i hated myself. i loathed myself. i felt disgusting. i looked disgusting. i hated who i had become. i couldn't stand to be around me. i couldn't stand to look at myself.
and then i th... Read more
yes, that was goal, singular. my goal for august is going to be cut out sugar. i think that will be tough enough that i will need to focus quite a bit on it.
i know i'm not alone in this goal. lots of people do it for many reasons. so doe... Read more
cause you're not a 5'7 supermodel...
...i just have to keep reminding myself of this.
the daily spark blog was about comparing yourself to others. i'm very guilty of this. it's a very, very bad habit. just this evening i was at the grocery store and there was this girl there w... Read more
James frey, you changed my life
as you know i gave up alcohol for june. tough struggle, totally worth it! learned a lot about myself. now i'm working on a 2 drink minimum and so far it's going ok. one of the things i learned is i can't give up alcohol completely. maybe some da... Read more
goodbye fast food, i don't even miss you!
my big new year's resolution was to cut out fast food. so far i have been successful! i didn't think this was going to be as difficult as last year's goal of no soda (which i was also successful at), but did think it would give me some tough mo... Read more
super sizzling summer!
as i blogged earlier this week i'm going to make some goals to focus on this summer and really get my mind, body and spirit into shape. here are my goals (so far):
*go to bed by 10 everynight. now, i know this won't be possible everynight, ... Read more
already 6 months?!
well, it's almost july and i have come to the conclusion that my dreams, goals and ambitions for 2010 have fallen way, way short. i need to do something about this. i was inspired yesterday by a buffalo tom song and i have decided that i'm going... Read more
feeling hopelessly hopeless
I've been mia and i'm really letting my teams down so i feel i should at least explain why i've disappeared the last week.
i've disapeared from the internet completely, so it's not just here (facebook, twitter, etc, also). i can't deal wit... Read more
Progress report on a no alcohol june
so far so good! i've been lucky enough to be able to avoid most of my alcohol temptation social events and have kept it out of the house so that temptation is gone. for now. every weekend poses a challenge.
this weekend i got two invitations.... Read more
sick & mia
an update: thursday night, walk night with the girls that ends in wine drinking, got cancelled. saved by the bell!
weekend camping trip that was going to be a challenge got rained out. saved by the rain!
bad news: i have this cold al... Read more
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