Loving VS Hating My Body
As far back as I can remember, I have hated my body.
I remember being shamed throughout my life, even from the time I was little girl, for being fat. My mother's sister told her, "I would rather clothe your family than feed them."
So all ... Read more
Learning to breathe and focus on now.
Yesterday was a yucky day. Just a lot of stuff going on behind the scenes that has me stressed, and this morning, I awoke around 4:30AM with this overwhelming sense of loss and dread.
I tried to go back to sleep but the longer I lay in bed,... Read more
Kicking and Screaming, Silently
Bear with me, please.
I just need to get some thoughts out of my head.
I'm sitting at my lapt... Read more
Stay within calorie range: more specifically, raise calorie intake to at least 1500 calories to try to make my body release weight.
No sugar. (Watch Fed Up documentary again.)
Walk 30 minutes each day plus Tiger weekday chal... Read more
Flooding in Central Texas today
Last night, the Blanco River in Hays county began to rise. In fact, according to what I read, the river rose 9 feet in 15 minutes, and 33 feet in 3 hours! Many people are stranded on their roofs or in their attics and are being rescued by helico... Read more
05/24/2015: My plan isn't working
So far I've had a great start in BLC28, but I am suffering.
This level of fitness and my food plan is not one I think I can sustain for life, so I need to either figure out what I can add into my menus that will give me more calories and ye... Read more
My Reasons To Stay Motivated
Today, on my start page, I saw an article about reasons to stay motivated.
Here are mine:
1) To FINALLY win this battle!!!
2) Feel the “wow!” at the end of a workout
3) Feel the inner joy at the end of the day
4) Fit in... Read more
05/19/15 Evaluation and Adjustments
Today, I had a LOT more cardio planned but quite frankly, I simply wasn't up to it. I did 42 minutes of walking up and down hills on gravel (hiking?) and called it a day. I felt really sick afterward and just needed another rest day. I feel much... Read more
05/18/15 Evaluation and Adjustments to Plan
I woke up at 3:30 this morning and again, I was wide awake until about 6AM. I went back to bed and slept until 9AM.
I don't know what is waking me up so early and keeping me awake for so long, but it put me behind in my schedule for today. ... Read more
Stars for Rewards
Here is my list of rewards for losing weight, getting fit, and living healthy:
Earn a star for ever... Read more
05/16/15: Today's evaluation and adjustments for tomorrow
Today I felt absolutely wrung out so I took a day of rest.
I don't think I have been eating enough calories, so I might add one more snack during the day if I can find the time for it. I'm trying to keep my carb count to around 40 for each ... Read more
WEC : 05/15/15 - 05/18/20
#1-Define and blog your goals for this round...short, mid, and long term! Make the S.M.A.R... Read more
Today's evaluation and planned adjustments for tomorrow
I am struggling to get everything done during the day in time to be in bed by 9PM.
I overslept this morning and I was also having back pain from yesterday's workout. I put on my TENS unit and wore it all day, even when working out. That hel... Read more
Practicing my PAWSE
P.A.W.S.E. – May 13, 2015
Breakfast- Skim-Banana-Protein Shake + 1 T. Blood Orange Olive Oil (after exercise) (30 carbs)
Snack: Apple & PB w/ 1T. bran (21 carbs)
Lunch: Spinach-Romaine-Mandarin ... Read more
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