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I finally watched the scale move!

Monday, October 01, 2012      3 comments

It's official. I've actually lost two pounds. I started walking about two weeks ago in addition to keeping a food journal and the scale actually gave "weight" this time around. I am very content right now. That warm type of content that starts w... Read more

Walking everyday is really paying off

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      4 comments

My legs are stronger. I breathe easier. And I just walk for an hour with a friend around the park without losing a step! I am going in the right direction this time and I am really excited about it!... Read more

I actually completed my fitness goal for the week!

Saturday, September 22, 2012      2 comments

Hot Damn! Granted my goal for the week was to simply take a 10 minute walk everyday but i did it. I stayed committed throughout this heinous week. I normally fall off the wagon when disaster strikes, except this time! It's probably silly to smil... Read more

Day 5 and all hell broke loose in my life

Thursday, September 20, 2012      1 comments

Thus far 96 walking minutes since Sunday logged. Only two more days and I will complete my challenge. Honestly if it weren't for the cheering on of anonymous SparkPeople I would have stopped. See, I always get discouraged when other parts of my ... Read more

Day 3 of the daily 10 min walking challenge

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      3 comments

Well thus far Day 1 turned from walking into raking challenge and Day 2 I got soaked. On Sunday I got twitch to just start raking and it turned into my exercise for the day. Yesterday I started walking and got caught mid route in a rain storm. W... Read more

Alright, I can do a daily 10min walking challenge

Sunday, September 16, 2012      4 comments

Exercise is really difficult for me because of recurring injuries in my feet and ankles. I am usually anemic as well so my muscles tire rather easily during exercise. Despite those issues I am going to try walking 10 minutes everyday for a week,... Read more

Angry at myself for getting so heavy

Thursday, September 13, 2012      6 comments

I logically know why I got heavy in the first place. Poor understanding of nutrition, a crippling abusive relationship, major financial loss, chronic health issues and poor living circumstances created a huge crater in my life. By the way, I'm o... Read more

How the hell do people plan?!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      1 comments

For some reason my protein intake is always sub par. Never fails. Not only that but I am missing other important nutrients like potassium and magnesium in my diet. My sporadic, ill conceived eating habits are really catching up to me. After star... Read more

"Motivationally" Challenged

Sunday, September 09, 2012      4 comments

I am motivationally challenged. Over the past two weeks since starting a weight loss medication I consistently avoid building the rest of my weight loss plan. Although I am starting to see why. I am reading the Power of Habit right now and it's ... Read more


Monday, August 27, 2012      0 comments

My doctor prescibed a weight loss drug for me. The reason being I have difficulty exercising because of injuries and I am on a medication with a side effect of weight gain. I am not entirely sure how I feel about pills to counteract pills, but i... Read more

Seeing the doctor

Thursday, August 23, 2012      0 comments

Well, on Friday I am seeing a family physician who counsels patients on weight loss and healthy living. Over the past couple of days my anticipation about meeting him continues to build. Obviously diet and exercise will dominate the conversation... Read more

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