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New Beginnings
Friday, April 05, 2013      14 comments

On November 9th 2012 we bought a house. It was an amazing accomplishment, something we had been wanting for years. It actually happened really quickly. In September we went and got our oil changed and as we were waiting we looked at cars. My hus... Read more
Guilt
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      11 comments

I have noticed that I often feel guilty for being happy. I feel like I am going to become complacent if I am satisfied with my weight. If I am happy weighing 155, it will lead to being happy weighing 160, 170 and then before you know it I am bac... Read more
Completing Goals
Friday, March 22, 2013      5 comments

Since September I have been trying to start, and FINISH, a workout program. I started it a few times and each time I would make it about half way through and get scared and give up. The second half of the program is challenging. Now I am always ... Read more
The Ever Changing Tides
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      5 comments

When I was at the peak of my weight loss and for most of my early maintenance period, I could have never imagined not having a daily calorie deficit. Now I an having a hard time reaching this goal. It is such a crazy thought. I know before I was... Read more
Taking Off the Training Wheels
Friday, March 15, 2013      7 comments

This week has been amazing!! The weather has been absolutely perfect. For the first time since September, I have been running outside. The gym has been amazing, running on the treadmill was far less horrible than I thought it would be. But there... Read more
Exercise is my Savior
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      9 comments

I swear exercise is the only thing that keeps me sane. Exercise is the only thing that keeps me energized and after last weeks horrible eating exercise was the only thing that kept me fit. I did gain a little weight this week but I can't imagine... Read more
Shame or Accountability
Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

Last night I removed my shared food tracker off of my Spark page. I was embarrassed of what I ate yesterday, which seriously I'm not sure HOW I ate so much. I mean not figuratively but literally I'm not sure how it all fit. LOL. When I wok... Read more
12 Months of Lessons
Friday, February 08, 2013      8 comments

To celebrate my 1 year of maintenance I decided to share some lessons I've learned over the past year. 1. It is possible to lose TOO MUCH WEIGHT: To me this concept seemed unbelievable. I mean if I was still losing weight it was beca... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 1 Year!!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      76 comments

Friday will mark my 1 year anniversary of being at, or below, my goal weight of 160 pounds, better known as 1 YEAR OF MAINTENANCE!!! This past year has been one of the hardest years I have ever experienced. Don't get me wrong life has been grea... Read more
Life.
Friday, January 25, 2013      9 comments

It's amazing to me how an amazing workout can make me feel. I love that after an awesome run everything about life just seems right. I may not be at my lowest weight (not sure that I want to be there again), I may not like every inch of my... Read more
Never a Failure
Monday, January 21, 2013      5 comments

I have been making bad choices, mostly food wise. I know that I shouldn't eat excessively, I know I should eat fresher, non processed food. I know that my food choices are directly effecting my goals. I know that I would like to be more fit and ... Read more
I want to be a brave girl.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      10 comments

I'm not much of an emotional eater, that being said, it does happen occasionally. Last night was one of those night. My husband is a plumber and with the freezing temperatures he has been working super late every night for the past 2 weeks, plus... Read more
Maintaining.
Thursday, January 10, 2013      12 comments

The goal weight I set- 160 lbs. I set it at the beginning of 2012 hoping to get there by August of 2012. Well on February 8th 2012 I reached my "goal weight". I wasn't sure just where I wanted to be. I had thought that 160 would be perfect. ... Read more
New Year. New Goals
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      6 comments

I have decided to start the new year off with some new goals. I have also decided it is time for me to gain back some of my self control, once you relax it's hard to reign it in by yourself. So I think it is time for me to start tracking and sta... Read more
Forgetting.
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      7 comments

It's so funny how time can make you forget. I forget how far I've come, I forget how much work I've done and I forget what life used to be like. It is nice that I'm able to put the past in the past. It feels good to not think of myself as the... Read more

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