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I dumped the dump cake?!
I am so very proud of myself this morning. I did something that made me feel great!
I made a dump cake on Monday for a church meeting being held at our house. Unfortunately, there was some left over. I was tempted to eat a serving for br... Read more
"Down" & "Up"
I am so "DOWN" because my weight is "UP." I have gained 19 of the 33 pounds I lost 2 years ago. I can't talk about my weight and how I feel to people sometimes; they just can't relate or don't agree or understand, so I'm blogging it here.
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I am sitting here in tears and with frustration at my bad habits lately. I have no excuse; I have the tools......I have the knowledge......I just don't have the will power. What the heck happened?
I lost 33 pounds 1.5 years ago and I ha... Read more
The best part of my Day?
Listening to a friend in need and scheduling a much-needed massage for my husband.... Read more
Help! Help! Help!
I can't seem to stay on program! Question is, why? I've done this program before and had such will power and determination. Now I just feel like a failure. I need to get to the bottom as to why and deal with it.
Reflecting back, I have... Read more
Frustrated, but Determined
Well, hello everyone.....it's been a few months since my last blog. It's time; time to get back with the program. SparkPeople is a must for me as I have been slacking in my daily logging of food and keeping track of exercise and just staying i... Read more
Two Steps Back
I have been struggling lately, with my diet and exercise, that is. I feel like I have taken two steps backward.
I first had issues where I had no appetite which lasted about a week. Then I went through a phase where I felt like I couldn't... Read more
3 Things I've Accomplished
Today, Spark Guy (via SparkCoach) encouraged us to write down three things we have accomplished on our new lifestyle journey. I have more than three.......Below are some of my accomplishments that I am very proud of:
1. Trained for and ra... Read more
Disappointed, but Thankful.
Today finds me disappointed, but thankful. About what, you ask? Well, I have been training to run in a half-marathon in June of this year. Well, my training is over after the doctor told me that I can no longer do long distance running. I ra... Read more
Not "There" Yet.....
Well, I still have not reached my goal weight of 133. In fact, I was one pound away from reaching my goal and then gained a few, lost a few, gained a couple, lost a couple. I guess it could be a great deal worse. On the bright side, I am stil... Read more
A New "Smaller" Size
Oh my goodness, can I tell you how great it felt on Tuesday to go clothes shopping? After losing over 30 pounds it was time! My friends kept telling me to stop wearing clothes, especially my pants, that were too big for me.
To be quite... Read more
Did I Blow It?
Not sure why, but I have really struggled this week with mindless eating. I have also noticed an increase in my appetite. Notsure why, but NOT good! I tend to beat myself up for blowing it on Valentines Day too. For reasons that would take t... Read more
It is All about Will
Ever have those days where you just aren't motivated? Just don't want to measure all of your food? Just don't want to track everything you put in your mouth? Drink your water? Exercise?
This week has been one of those weeks for me. Re... Read more
I Think I Have Hit "The Wall."
As a runner, I have heard about the dreaded "Wall." I think I may have hit it; at least the way I have heard it described to me anyway. Anyone know what I'm talking about? I have had days where I could run 5 or 6 miles with no problem, and us... Read more
Together, We're Unstoppable!
Okay, okay, I'll admit it....I like the music of the Fresh Beat Band; a band that exists on Nick Jr. I home school my grandson and we watch episodes of the Fresh Beat Band sometimes for exercise (cuz we get to dance), music, and learning. I lo... Read more