I need to find my fat pictures
Since losing all this weight, I haven't really gone back to look at my pictures of when I was closing in on 300lbs. I know there were pictures... family gatherings, friends get together, impromtu kodak moment, that kind of thing. I had a lot o... Read more
10 lbs away from another weight loss goal
Now that TOM has come & gone, life is returning to normal, as is a slow & steady weight loss. I did a weigh-in today, and I realized that I'm 10 lbs away from another weight loss goal.
When I was 16, I decided that I had to lose weight, an... Read more
PMS: It brings out the worst in me
Last week was difficult for both nutrition and fitness. Unfortunately, it wasn't limited to just those 2 aspects of my life. And next month, it'll happen again. Gee, aren't I lucky?
Sometimes the joys of womanhood suck rocks. This month... Read more
I'm a Pro at Closet Eating - there, I've admitted it
Being a food addict has its issues, like being a pro at closet eating. And having this kind of addiction can be very difficult to be honest to oneself. Closet eating is NOT about being honest to myself, no matter what I try to convince myself.... Read more
TV Stereotypes (SG:U episode)
I finally got around to watching Friday's episode of Stargate: Universe, and this episode bugged me. Well, not the whole episode.... just the parts where Eli, the younger MIT dropout who is a whiz, and is overweight, speaks with Chloe.
T... Read more
I like the concept of SparkStreaks. I started tracking a couple here and there, and before I knew it, I was meeting all my streaks, and surpassing them. I figured since I can manage those streaks consistently, it must be time to set a new stre... Read more
Gravity & Age (aka Why Can't I Find an Uplifting Bra?)
When I first started on my weight loss journey 7 years ago, I wore 48G or 48H, depending on the style of the bra. They used to be very expensive, I could only get them through the Sears catalogue, and I usually ordered anywhere from 10-30 bras ... Read more
How Losing 100 lbs Has Changed Me
Continuing with yesterday's blog where I want to list the good, bad & ugly things I've done to lose 100 lbs, today I'm listing things that have changed in my life since having lost that century.
1) I can see my toes without having to bend t... Read more
Habits (Good & Bad) That Helped Me to Lose 100lbs
In the coming months, I'm going to add a list of habits that have allowed me to lose my first 100lbs.
Habits are the threads that keep my healthier lifestyle going every day, and some are unconscious actions that I do every day. Some are g... Read more
How I Will Handle Pasta From Now On
Another weekend gone by, and another 2 days of being above my calorie range. As is often the case with weekends, pasta was on the menu for supper on Saturday, and spaghetti was the poison of choice. I still can't get the kids to eat whole whea... Read more
It's windy and warm out, but I went outside anyway -- on a Saturday!
It's almost November, the leaves are almost gone on the trees, the wind is blowing, but it's warm out, and I got outside today for some cardio.
My Guy and I have been doing some deconstruction in the back yard since we moved into the house ... Read more
I've finally lost a century
It's taken 7 years, several attempts, many recommitments, many miles walked, and a supportive side-kick, but I've finally lost 100 pounds.
I'm happy with it, and with the help of Sparkpeople, I know it will stay off. When I joined SP back ... Read more
I want to enjoy lunch tomorrow -- but it's not looking good
Every other week or so, our staff pick a restaurant for Friday lunch. My personal budget aside, I only go once a month, because I tend to have little self-control when in a restaurant.
I just looked at the restaurant's menu online, and the... Read more
One of these days, I'll stop doing stupid food actions
I was doing so well yesterday. I had good meals, my lunch hour walk was refreshing and envigorating, and I even brought an extra piece of fruit to have for a snack at work.
I don't normally eat fruit mid-afternoon, I find that the natural ... Read more
How I get a little more exercise in
Quite some time ago, I realized that the only real way I would permanently lose weight is if I got off my big butt and moved it regularly. A few years ago, I finally sucked it up and started walking at lunch hour. For me, that particular exercis... Read more
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