Third Time's A Charm
According to the stres theory, a little stress is healthy. It encourages you to push a little further and go a little harder. It keeps you on your toes.
According to that same theory, too much stress is BAD. It depresses your immune syst... Read more
Sooo... 60 days until graduation. In July, I will take my NCLEX and be a Nurse. I'm going back for my bachelor's degree in September. I'm the outgoing Student Nurse President for my college, incoming Michigan Nursing Students' Asssociation - ... Read more
fighting the fun house mirror image I'm seeing...
I've always been "not skinny"... now, looking back at old pictures of me from High School... when I thought that I was "FAT" I wish that I realized a little bit more what I really looked like, it must have actually been like a funny mirror, you ... Read more
Well... here I am again... Like an alcoholic to a drink... I've gotten back to old habits that die hard and here I am, tipping the scale again... So, I was thinking to myself... 'How did I let this happen?' 'How am I going to get back to where ... Read more
WHERE'S MY HELP BUTTON!?!
What a disaster! I started RN school in September, the same week that I offered up my three bedroom condo to my sister, her husband, her two children and two dogs... to move in with my son and I. During the day, I offered for my Mom to watch m... Read more
Just Another Manic Monday...
Okay, I got the dress in, it fits like a glove... big in the boobs, but not in the back, so ... I think I lucked out! Other than a hem, and a steam... it's good! It will be even better with more weight off, but I need to stay focused on this b... Read more
Okay, so I recentl stepped on the scale, as I have been doing every week and realized that whatever I'm doing now, is NOT working. So I thought to myself... "self, what is different?"
Well, I have not been counting my calories, I have not ... Read more
Drama... and inspiration... what a week!
Well... The last seven day have been a mental rollercoaster! About a week ago, my lovely ex and I had an upcoming court date and decided to talk things over so that we could go in to court with a plan/agreement. I didn't want anything getting ... Read more
WHAT THE HECK!?
Okay... I couldn't wait until tomorrow... I weigh myself every Friday morning, in the same outfit before I eat or drink anything. I have been placed on cardiac restrictions, so I have been walking instead of training and running. I also did th... Read more
is 8 too much?
Okay, I wanted to be at 189 by 4/1/2010... but I definetly got a late start. Is 8 lbs too much? I'm trying to kick my metabolism into high gear with the cardio...
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One day at a time...
It seems like it's been forever since my last blog... over a couple of weeks. I guess I really feel like this one is more important. I got on the scale last Friday (two weeks ago) and saw that dreaded number again... what am I doing wrong?!? ... Read more
Well, I don't know if anyone else feels like... even though February has the least amount of "days" in it, it felt like the longest month of the year!
I'm moving forward with a couple of things, and March is looking more promising. Of co... Read more
cardiology, cardio, and me...
Okay, so... it's been a couple of weeks. I'm pretty much at a standstill with my weight loss... I can understand why. I've been bouncing between 1500-2500 calorie days, really cut the cardio because of my HR restrictions, and am trying to put ... Read more
I would like to start by saying... I have checked in on occassional blogs from differnet people's pages. There is nothing worse than stumbling upon a blog or vlog of someone who is depressed talking about how fat they are, and listing the milli... Read more
The New Year has already brought about MANY changes for me... my last training session, my heart rate was out of control again, my trainer said he thought it'd be best if we "start seeing other people..." oh, wait... no... lol "it'd be safest i... Read more