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What I am working on week of 3/2/15-3/8/15

Monday, March 02, 2015      0 comments

Changing behaviors..... Last week was kind of a weird week. I am getting ready for my monthly visitor and some months I can breeze through and some months I feel like the world is coming to an end. Last week was ok, but I was struggling ... Read more

What I am working on week of 2/23/15-3/1/15

Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

Changing Behaviors... I had some good days and bad days last week. It is funny how some days I listen to that voice in my head when it tells me to change my behavior and then some days I totally ignore it. Go figure. What I am starting ... Read more

What I am working on week of 2/16/15-2/21/15

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      1 comments

Changing Behaviors... That is what I am working on period! Each day I set out to change my behavior of emotional eating, drinking and spending. Goals from Last week: I accomplished my goal of logging food everyday last week. As ... Read more

What I am working on week of 2/9/15-2/15/15

Monday, February 09, 2015      0 comments

Changing behaviors... I had some good days and some bad days last week. What I learned was: 1. I am still struggling with motivation to exercise, which is a behavior I need to change. I should have tried harder, exercise is so good f... Read more

What I am working on week of 2/2/15-2/8/15

Monday, February 02, 2015      1 comments

This week I am working on the following: Changing behaviors. For me this means stop reaching for food for comfort/stress relief. At work I will be working on walking away/changing what I am doing during a stressful situation o... Read more

Winning....Against the Candy Jar

Friday, July 11, 2014      2 comments

On June 10, 2014 I posted a blog title "Baby Carrots vs Oreos" and in it I stated that the candy jar at work is now off limits. I am here to report that 30 days later I stayed out of the candy jar, except for yesterday. Here is why, I live in ... Read more

Me vs the Scale

Thursday, June 26, 2014      3 comments

I have battled with my weight from as early as I can remember and have had the same battle with the scale. I went years without weighing myself because I just couldn't face it. That has not changed even when I reached my goal back in 2010, as ... Read more

It is time to Dig Deep

Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

Last week I saw my therapist. It was a tough session but one I needed to have because we discussed some things that were hard for me to hear. One of the things was how she felt like I did not fully commit to the things I am working on. She ... Read more

Baby Carrots vs Oreos

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      3 comments

I read an interview with Rosie O’Donnell several years ago where she said (and I am paraphrasing) “Of course I should eat the baby carrots, but I want the Oreos.” She went on to say something like, if it were that easy, then the obesity proble... Read more

In the Last 30 Days....

Friday, June 06, 2014      3 comments

I have done: 830 Squats emoticon 900 - Bicep Curls Read more

A Tale from Emotional Eating Mountain

Thursday, June 05, 2014      2 comments

This morning when I was getting ready I started to think about writing this blog because of how my day went yesterday. What popped into my head was this question, “how often is what you are feeling really hunger?” I answered myself almost im... Read more

I'm a PF Chang's 1/2 Marathoner

Friday, March 14, 2014      3 comments

So the year before last I thought it would be awesome to do a half marathon, and I started to train but then for financial reasons, I just could not make it work. So, this year when the time rolled around to start training, I was determined to ... Read more

What weighs more?

Thursday, November 14, 2013      4 comments

What do you think weighs more, brain weight or the physical weight? Sometimes I think it is both, but most of the time I think it is the brain weight. What I mean by brain weight is the weight that holds us back from shedding the physical wei... Read more

It is harder then you think

Friday, August 09, 2013      3 comments

I always say that losing the weight is the easy part but I am beginning to realize that it is a lot harder then that. Anyone will tell you that losing weight should be simple, the formula is pretty basic, eat less, move more. But if it were ... Read more

Giving in to get somewhere..

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

Last week I did not make healthy eating and fitness a priority, or even a before or after thought. I ate candy from the candy jar on my desk like there was some sort of shortage. I only exercised once, and I am surprised I managed to do that. ... Read more

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