To put it simply, I had an emotional break down two days ago..
The good news is, this is not the first time, it just happened to be the first time it was about my weight - So it was extra painful.
I had counselling yesterday (YAY) what GOOD ... Read more
Walking up the hill of life
Well it's a new day.. and there's no reason why I can't be feeling better about it... being hopeful.. enjoying the birds and the sun....
I have planned a port hills walk (thats "hiking") alone but then my old friend John wanted to catch up .. ... Read more
Aahh I'm going crazy!
I have lots of emotions in me..
I'm so excited about my sports bra.. i can bounce around and spar, and jab and hook and upper cut and kick.. joining a real contact kick boxing class doesn't seem impossible anymore.
And yet I once again feel ... Read more
This Week's Challenge Is...
to do all of the exercises on the fitness tracker that have the spark videos on them. (10 reps of each)
Basically it's an excuse for me to learn them all.. but yeah - XPhoenix agreed to challenge me to it, and we have given ourseives a week to... Read more
I'm back from Queenstown! with a healthy dose of confidence
Hi Everyone, I wanted to share a blog about my trip away, (2 nights, 3 days) in the South Island of New Zealand, to Queenstown.
I had heard from many that it had changed dramatically and celebrities (American ones) live there now, and it's ver... Read more
I can lift my boyfriend up on my shoulders!! Lookie :D
I have not updated in a wee while, but I suppose that's because I've left a few loose ends in my other blogs - I want to do all the things I said I'd do. Boyfriend is home for a week and is very distracting.. Infact he is taking me 6 hours away ... Read more
One day when I reach goal weight...
I don't have a goal weight.. why would I? the last time I was "healthy" I was about 15. and I don't even remember what weight that was anyway, plus I was short then.. But what I do have.. is an "Active" weight.. the sort of weight I can imagine... Read more
Monday. - Goals and Jellybeans
I started feeling better after my blog yesterday,
i reminded myself to think positive and make small step... Read more
a rough day.. week maybe
Had a fight with the boyfriend.. infact.. it wasn't so much a big long fight, but I was really quite frustrated with him not changing his behaviour... that I just thought some space would be good. seeing as we live together, this is hard to obta... Read more
How to calculate your calorie requirements to lose or gain or maintain weight.
When I first logged onto Spark I was honest about the fact that I did no exercise, I quickly learnt that er, everyone else? was doing lots of it. hehe, And in my own time, found the joy of calisthenics. (I love it, it's how to break a sweat at h... Read more
I miss my sister today.
in 1995. I was about 16, and my best friend Cathy was 17... (she was later to become my step sister offically.. after her death). We lived together at the time, with our parents.
It was a... Read more
Emotional Eating Issues.
Hello, my name is Carissa and I'm an emotional eater.
I've never talked about this before, so I don't really understand it..... but..
Yesterday was a funny day - I felt guilty for not exercising... and then, I didn't eat lunch.. I can't r... Read more
Katy Perry and other inspiration.
Good Morning! it's 7am and Ordinarily, i would be psyching myself up for my morning work out about now.. listening to my mix tape I made on dancy/active songs, looking at pictures of my goals.... But for today, I am going to respect my lower bac... Read more
Fun Run part 1
I carefully mapped out my 5km. EXACTLY on google maps..
And I made sure to wrap around the inside loop of the river, so it would be soft on the grass..
(and pretty and full of ducks.. and other runners and dogs etc) :)
... Read more
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I actually have been sleeping a LOT. Day 5 of not sleeping correctly, It basically was all over ... Read more