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I did horrible Friday night, but so far I have stayed on track today and yesterday. One day at a time. I am not beating myself up, but am trying to stay positive and do the best that I can do for the moment. And realize I did not put all this w... Read more
I knew I was going out of town, but I was unprepared about the mentality I would have for my week away from home. Some surprises: I made sure to eat off the salad bar every meal and a fruit at every meal, I watched for carbs and most importantly... Read more
Starving one day...Full the next
Some days I feel as though I cannot get enough to eat and the calories for my diet just seem to not be enough. Then, some days I feel like the bare minimum is too many and I'm scrambling to eat my days worth of calories.
How is it so?
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Summer is coming...Hide the swimsuit?
It happens every year: Summer comes and I stress about what I am going to look like in my swimsuit this year. Am I going to stress out this year? Absolutely, but I'll do it knowing that I am working on how I look and feel about myself. I don't t... Read more
biggest loser class
Okay, it's official, the Biggest Loser class at RockSolid kicked my out of shape butt. I came home coughing and hacking. What a great workout.... Read more
Today, I was able to find my scale and weigh in for my weekly weigh in, which I missed last week. Well, my scale was packed and it made weighing a difficult thing. I was elated as I looked down and after returning to my diet I had lost 4.6 lbs i... Read more
Ok, as is my life couldn't be more complicated, we decided to move after living in the same home for four years. We decided it would be nice for a change, and that our landlord is just a little (lot) crazy and we needed a break from her. So, her... Read more
Post surgery thoughts
Okay, my surgery went really well and I'm at home recovering. I feel a lot better than I thought I would. At this time, I only have tenderness and discomfort, which is good and bad. I am bored and having to rest, but feel well enough to do stuff... Read more
I am the new advertisement for "they fit". My favorite capris that I used to wear now fit, which they haven't in over a year. Yay!!!... Read more
Okay, so I party hard for St. Paddy's. I blew my diet the whole weekend and I knew it was bad the whole time, but I am back on my diet. I know I shouldn't have done it, but I also knew that I was burning out from the constant dieting. I know I ... Read more
Hard work out.
So, as part of our commitment to being a healthier family my son and I have signed up for martial arts classes. Our package includes 2 classes a week plus the fitness class for weight loss/conditioning. Tonight, we did our first class and what a... Read more
ode to chocolate, sugar-free ice cream and peanut butter
Oh, how I love ice cream and peanut butter. It makes me sooooo happy after a nice long work out. I could sign it's praises to Jingle Bells.... Read more
One more day
One more day at home with a sick child and fighting the boredom cravings. Hopefully, we'll all be back to normal, so that we can start getting outside and playing soon.... Read more
Trying to get everyone else healthy
I have found that not only being sick can derail my diet, but my family being sick can derail all of my efforts. after being sick, I thought I was finally getting back on track. I was beginning to feel better and getting back to being healthy. N... Read more
Trying to feel normal after being sick
Okay, so I have been sick for the last 10 days. I have not worked out since 2/15/12, because I have had so much chest congestion. I decided that today I was going to get back to my 5k training plan, because I don't want to lose sight of my goals... Read more