LPARKER75's Blogs

It's my party and I'll cry if I want to
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      7 comments

Just needing to vent. I just feel so down today. Somedays it's just hard to feel positive about anything. My boyfriend and I live together. Last week he spent the week in Florida visiting his family. So I missed him... but it was also nice... Read more
And this time... I'll keep it off
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Ok, been stuck at 178 for two weeks now. Scale wouldn't move. So I tried eating extra calories for a couple days. I heard this sometimes helps speed metabolism up. Well, the scale moved... I gained 2 ounces. So the next day I went right back to ... Read more
Three steps forward, two back
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      2 comments

Ok. So I was super excited last weekend when I weighed in at 177. I usually weigh in mid-week just as a check point. I was back up to 179 this morning! How?? I haven't gone over my calorie count... I just don't get it. I'm still down one more lb... Read more
Lessons of life, love, and happiness
Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

I don't blog as often as I would like, often because I don't feel comfortable enough to lay it all out on the line for everyone to see. I'm not blessed with a sense of humor or a clever mind that bubbles over and spills out motivational pep talk... Read more
Adjusting to this new schedule
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      2 comments

So I started my new job on Monday. On Sunday I planned the meals for this week and have been preparing as much as possible the night before. I am finding I have less time for exercise, but I am determined to fit it in. However, I didn't get to b... Read more
Challenges and Opportunities
Friday, February 08, 2013      4 comments

Ok. So I am winding up my second week. I weigh in tomorrow morning. I didn't get to exercise as much this week... seems like something was going on every day. One day I had to stay around the house all day just so my car would be available for a... Read more
The Little Engine that Could
Saturday, February 02, 2013      3 comments

So this morning was my one week weigh in. I got up last night for a drink and couldn't wait til morning, so I stepped on the scale just for a sneak peak. And the scale settled on 190... which would have meant one whole pound gone. I can't say I ... Read more
18!? -Whhhaaat! Seriously, is that a compliment?
Thursday, January 31, 2013      2 comments

So this morning the door bell rang. I was dressed for the day, had brushed my hair out, but hadn't put it up as I normally wear it, and had no make up on- so I thought, oh great, wonder who this could be. I sure didn't feel like being seen or ha... Read more
Venting for a Do-Over
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      3 comments

I was doing so well... then my depression resulted in a three day stay in a "crisis recovery center" where I wasn't able to maintain with exercising or even drinking water. The only water they had was heavily chlorinated. They offered extremely ... Read more
Think like a thin person
Thursday, October 11, 2012      4 comments

I've heard it said that when trying to loose weight we should eat like a thin person.... but thinking like one is becoming the challange for me. I am doing a good job at passing on things that I do not need and not eating when I'm not hungry... ... Read more
Overcoming Roadblocks of Thought
Sunday, September 30, 2012      7 comments

I am starting this new way of life that promises to improve my quality of life by making me healthier, thinner, more energetic, and happier. This sounds great and I'm looking forward to overcoming the many challenges that I know lay ahead of me.... Read more