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An Ode to my Children
My dearest children, you are so special in my life. My blessings from God. I owe my life to you. I wish that I had felt better about myself sooner so that your lives would have been more enriched and less stressful. I'm sorry for hating myse... Read more
Emotional Eating: not just about eating part 2
With that said, emotional eating maybe we should rename it. Dysfunctional eating. Really for me, my emotional eating was due to outside circumstances beyond my control at a very young age. I learned this technique of binging and overexercisin... Read more
Emotional eating; not just about eating
First: Today I love my blue eyes that can see for miles and look at my beautiful friends and family.
I have been doing so much thinking here lately about my emotional eating status. Problem is, I don't considere myself to be emotionally e... Read more
Driving myself to crazy
This process of getting healthier seems easy and simple. You eat less, exercise more and you lose weight and you will reach a goal weight. In fact, this isn't that easy and it really isn't that simple. We all have things that hinder our weigh... Read more
Labeling is easy, getting past it isn't.
It is so easy to put a label on someone. Whether it be obese, fat, lazy, stupid, funny, irritating, or even emotional eater. Yes, I used to use emotional eating as a coping mechanism, as a learned habit and then just as a plain habit to comfort... Read more
Dh made fun of me the other night that I only was able to do 5 minutes on the elliptical. He couldn't believe I was sore for 3 days after the Zumba class. He kept giving me a hard time about every work out or every complaint that I had, ever s... Read more
What is going on?
I only get to check my email during the week while at work, so on MOndays I check weekend mail. Wow is all I can say. There was some definite drama going on on the EE boards. I'm saddened that the people that say they want help, really are th... Read more
I have muscles in my booty I didn't know I had!
I've been trying to step up my fitness in order to get this weight to come off. Being on the b/c shot depo and just having had my third baby a few months ago, I've had trouble with being able to lose weight. I lost 22 of the 28 lbs in two week... Read more
I kicked my own daughter out yesterday
So, my family and our old neighbors, our good friends all went to the park yesterday. The men and the girls fished for a little while, then we walked and played on the playground. The guys went fishing afterwards and the girls and all of us we... Read more
A moment for myself
I went to the gym BY MYSELF on Satruday morning. One whole hour by myself and it was wonderful. I felt so rejuvenated afterwards that I was able to accomplish so much on Saturday and I was in such a better place mentally and physicall taht I w... Read more
Starting to figure it out
Ever since I went to the doctor and I purged my feelings on here, I have lost 2 lbs. That excites me and just goes to show how stress can really affect you.
I am still struggling, but dh has stepped up his game some and it is helping esp... Read more
Struggling and being honest
I have to be honest with myself and those that are my friends and family. I have been struggling hard. I have been having a hard time adjusting to having another person in my life that I'm responsible for taking care of. I'm struggling becaus... Read more
The personal trainer
So, I met with the personal trainer last night. One guy did my body fat percentage and weight and then asked me my goals and then tried (and I mean really tried) to make me feel bad for being overweight. He had these diapproving looks, etc. B... Read more
I went to the gym last night. I was a little intimidated to go by myself, because of course for some reason dh backed out on me. I think he is a little intimidated too.
I only had to bring my 2 year old with me. she didn't like it at first ... Read more
Finally I did it.
I joined a gym last night. For $25 a month (MTM) no long term committment, but I can bring a guest in with me all the time, I can bring my kids in and I have two sessions with a personal trainer to get me set up with a program for me. I'm exci... Read more