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Building a Better Me
Ok, so the last week of this journey hasn't been quite what I wanted it to be. I would beat myself up for it, but that is really not productive at all. The downside to the week was that I had to deal with TOM, which makes me feel like I'm starvi... Read more
Making it real
It's time for me to make it real. I try to stay upbeat and keep a positive attitude, but faking it will only take you so far. It is time for me to strip it down and be honest with myself. I am not advancing toward my goals the way I want or shou... Read more
This is something I came across quite a while back. I just felt the need to share it this morning. Some days when I get really frustrated, this helps, especially on the days when my weight loss journey doesn't seem to mean anything to him. I kn... Read more
I'm an Avocado....hmmm, who knew?
Ok, so I am reading this article this morning about 'ideal' weight, bmi, and body shape. I had never done the waist-to-hip ratio because I 'assumed' from the description of body shapes that I had read that I was an apple. Turns out I was wrong. ... Read more
Lemon Challenge-Week 1
Week 1 challenge is to list 5 things that are holding me back.
1. Me. I doubt myself and give up too easily. My boss is always pointing out to me that, when I want or need something for my store, I take 'No' for an answer too easily. He is ... Read more
New month and new look at life
Today is the beginning of a new month and a day of reflection for me. I am looking at where I've been, where I am and where I want to go and feel the need to share.
I tend to be a very emotional and sensitive person and, as a result, I rid... Read more
50 Things about me...
Stolen from a Spark friend. ;)
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
Yes, Jaime Sommers, the bionic woman
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
Day before yesterday
3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?
4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVO... Read more
Ok, so I broke our bed this morning. I barely moved to turn the alarm off and there is this loud pop and the corner of the bed drops! I was mortified!! At first I'm thinking maybe the little slat underneath had just slipped off but, upon further... Read more
Randomness with a bit of rambling
I feel like I have been MIA the last couple of weeks. I have been here every single day, but not really ‘here’. I track my food and workouts, but have not really been very active. I have felt like I am letting my teams and myself down. With ever... Read more
Sleep makes me tired?!?
Ok, so, everywhere you look, you see talk about how important sleep is. We need 8 hours of sleep every night and that is supposed to help make us feel better. So why, if I sleep more than 6 hours, do I feel exhausted??? I have tried and tried to... Read more
Frustrated and Positive!
Well, today's weigh in was a bit discouraging. 1 pound. It stinks! HOWEVER, it is 1 pound in the right direction. That means I have lost 22 pounds in 41 days and only have 8 pounds til my short term goal of 30 lost by my 18 year class get-togeth... Read more
PUMPED and I gotta share!
I am so pumped right now! I could get used to this 6am 'hot & sweaty' me!! I EARNED this sweat!!! I am on Day 33 of this journey and have only missed about 3 days of exercising, but today is different. I did walk/jog interval this morning and, i... Read more
Let me tell you how my morning started. I finally bit the bullet and started the 28 Day Bootcamp. Then I got scared. What if I can't stick with it? Can I really keep up with doing it everyday? I already exercise every morning, but can I really d... Read more
I just need to get my thoughts out. I am stressing tonight and I know if I get it out I will feel better.
Today started out rough. I got really frustrated with myself for no good reason. Basically my inability to make my mind and my body a... Read more
I am DONE
What does it mean to be truly DONE?
I am still new on this journey, still learning to listen to my body and trying to incorporate all that I am learning into my everyday life. But I know I am DONE!
-being the fat girl--I am DONE!
-be... Read more