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I am so proud of myself for the lessons I have learned and can share

Saturday, May 16, 2009      4 comments

I have finally lost 22 lbs because I care about me, I did it for me. 1. I have learned to drink water all day long no matter how many times I have to use the bathroom. 2. I learned to be honest and admit I have an emotional eating disorder... Read more

If you want to be healthy you can do it anywhere if you have power from withing and support

Friday, May 15, 2009      1 comments

In my past when I travel or visit people I fall off track- always. We had to drive across country from California to Oaklahoma( visit father in law who had stroke) and drive to our home in TN). I would just go through drives throughs with my hub... Read more

UGgg I am leaving California to go home To Tennessee makes me nervous

Saturday, May 02, 2009      3 comments

Okay-I have been in California as my hubby has worked here for the last 6 1/2 months where I gained control of my health. It was easy because the gym was 15mins down the road-they had day care there for my 2 year old-and the people here are mor... Read more

My new holiday habits,,,

Monday, April 13, 2009      6 comments

I finally stood my ground on what dinner menu I wanted for Easter since I eat clean.I stood my ground by buying enough food for everyone and fresh strawberries for dessert. I drank water all day. I didnt pig out I didnt do my usual give in and ... Read more

If you can be really honest with yourself this works,, its hard but it works

Friday, April 10, 2009      9 comments

I know I have had my head in the sand like an ostrich for the past couple of years. I have really been honest with myself about the food= love thing. I grew up in a householdwhere there was tons of food, parties, and my Dad loved sweets. He p... Read more

One size doesnt fit all what I learned from having my metabolism measured

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      3 comments

OMG I went and had my metabolism professionally checked with heart rate and goal or fat loss and muscle building. FIRST I NEED 2800 calories a day for my weight loss- YUP I HAVE A HIGH METABOLSIM who wouldof thought that,, I also burn tons of m... Read more

Setting up my new surroundings once I am back home in Tennessee

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

Today I met with a trainer to go over what I have been doing. my goals, my overall what changed in me to get here and how did I put on the weight to begin with. There is so much confusion out there on diets, too much cardio versus free weight... Read more

The easter bunny is going to bite my sister,,

Sunday, April 05, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I had to call my sister, she is a size 4 never had a weight issue, runs like crazy, blah blah blah. I asked her what she wants for dinner since she is flying in for my easter at my mothers and its also my mothers birthday. I know she h... Read more

I actually had to buy small tops and gave my mom my old tops

Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

I went into my closet yesterday to get ready to go out shopping with my mom who is naturally thin and she is tall 5 9 I did not inherit her legs,her blonde danish traits but hopefully her attitude she has always been positive and upbeat person. ... Read more

changing choices leads to loss and strength I am finally sparked

Thursday, April 02, 2009      2 comments

I have finally learned that my choices are excatly that my choices. I am the captain of this vessel. Last night we had our anniversary dinner I worked out before we went but this time I I didnt touch that mean old bread basket, and I had half th... Read more

I have finally learned to say NO thank you and mean it,,,,

Tuesday, March 31, 2009      1 comments

I have finally learned to say no thank you and mean it. I was with my mother and having dinner at her house when she tells me what she and her friends who have potlucks were mak,, BUT I told her NO I am working out and on a clean eating program ... Read more

I love the work outs I am doing and do I have the nutrition thing right?

Friday, March 27, 2009      3 comments

Well I am going to the gym averaging m-f one hour cardio class and strength training different musclc groups. I am eating clean staying at about 1200 calories and then the excersize tracker says I may not be getting enough calories so what to ad... Read more

I have to set my new surroundings to win ,,

Thursday, March 26, 2009      1 comments

I lost 10lbs,, that is great. I go to a great gym here in California but now that we are getting ready in the next 4 weeks to go back to Tennessee I have freaking worries- first of all I have to drive an hour to a gym which I know for me is wor... Read more

Small steady change

Tuesday, March 24, 2009      2 comments

Well another good day at the gym, and eating healthy making changes. We went to the zoo yesterday I had a black bean burger but no bun put it on a veggie salad instead- drinking so much water it really works drinking a lot of water. I go the gym... Read more

10 LBS the hard way but its gone,,

Tuesday, March 24, 2009      5 comments

I am so pleased with myself that by truly eating healthier, keeping a food tracker, and going to the gym drinking a lot of water I actually lost 10lbs, I felt so proud of myself. I cried when the scale moved down10lbs, becauseI did it for me and... Read more

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