Failure is the first step to success
I realize that that does not sound accurate, but I heard Jillian Michaels from the Biggest Loser last week tell one of the contestants that you cannot fail unless you were trying to begin with. So therefore, without failure, there is no success!... Read more
One thing to remember: this is a journey, not a race."
This is the name of my blog on weightwatchers.com and I looked at it today and thought, how clever, where did that come from. I then realized it was the name that I came up with for my blogs as a whole on that site. I reflected on it there and t... Read more
A night out to dinner
So I knew as I sat at work on Friday that we were going out to dinner for my in-laws birthdays. I decided to play it smart and go online and look up good old Texas Roadhouse to see what I could eat and stay within my budget. Well, I found it rat... Read more
Starting over again
So I am starting over...........again. One of my Fastbreak goals I have chosen was to write in a journal everyday, well this is it. I am not as disgusted with myself this time as I usually am when I am restarting with my weight loss efforts. Eve... Read more
It's been awhile
So, I know that it has been a long time since I have actively been on Sparkpeople. The past couple of weeks I have been trying to make a come back. I never completely abandoned my weight loss efforts, well not for more than one week at a time an... Read more
My name is Stefanie, and I am a food addict
I am starting to think that I am not even an emotional eater. I just love food. I mean love it. I love to eat. I am a foodaholic!
What do you do when your addiction is food. We all know when you are a drug addict or an alcoholic, all you ha... Read more
I did something today I've never done
I am really proud of myself. Tonight after dinner ( a dinner that my daughter did not like and left all of it on her plate) instead of doing the norm, taking bite after bite until it is all gone, and I have eaten two meals, I threw it away!! Thi... Read more
There is a fat woman living in my house
I don't see her very often, but when I do, I think who is she? where did she come from? Why is she in my house? She looks kind of familiar, but I don't know where I know her from? I only catch glances of her, sometimes in my bedroom, and mostly ... Read more
Feeling a bit better after this last week
I think I finally have it down!! Not down like I don't think I'll ever mess up again, down like learned that messing up is part of the journey.
Last week I said I was going to start following the you on a diet thing right? well, I decided ... Read more
Well I'm still here
So yet another week has gone by. I didn't have a good weekend. I ate like 3,500 cals on Sat. I guess I can still see some good in the fact that I logged everything that passed through my lips. The scale says I'm up 2 lbs, but I refuse to move my... Read more
Turned it around
I am happy to report that I turned my "bad" day around. I skipped dinner (trust me, I ate enough during the day to make up for it) and added in some cardio on my non-cardio day! I feel great to have turned things around like this. This could be ... Read more