I was reading one of those articles where you have to scroll over/ they present one piece of info at a time (I hate that format, by the way:). Anyway, I always read the comments on articles because I think they offer interesting -in a positive o... Read more
I really like being a community team member - it helps keep you plugged into SparkPeople and it's good motivation to check in with and reach out to a wider net of people.
Writing in my blog once a week has definitely been a struggle though.... Read more
People who are struggling
I was just thinking how, when I was a "success" story, so many fellow SparkPeople stopped by to comment on my weight loss, congratulating and praising me. Not that it wasn't awesome (it was:) but it just reminds me to make sure to pay attention ... Read more
This week was a family vacation with my boyfriend's family. I took the approach of trying to eat as I imagine maintenance looking. I was fairly successful but gave in to some of the bags of chips and cookies that his family bought. While I was d... Read more
So I started school back up this week. I'm trying to incorporate studying for boards with regular studying and doing extra work because I'm going on vacation next week and missing a bunch of required things =way more work:(, plus it's the week b... Read more
Week 1. WOW.
After writing a post of all of the diets and methods of weight loss I've done (some on purpose and some not so purposefully), my first thought was wow, that's so sad. Half of my life has been spent obsessing about my weight. It started with one ... Read more
Another New Year
After gaining back all of the weight that I had lost and kept off for 5 years, I moved to another state, stopped working and started professional school. Naive me thought that school would be easier than working 70 hours a week while completing ... Read more
New Year's Resolutions....
I've never made the losing weight NY resolution, but I am tempted to try it this year. Last year's goal was to exercise "at least a little" every day. I actually stuck to it for about 6 months...then trying to fix the house, finish the MBA, and ... Read more
Ugh, so much for my post-Thanksgiving goal!
So the plan was to be back to pre-Thanksgiving weight by today (Monday 11/30). Thanksgiving Am was ~ 143 lbs, today was 147.5 or around there....and 2.5 of those lbs were from a major binge last night!!!!
Errr...very frustrating, but a good... Read more
Restarted Ideal Protein 10/30/09.
10/30/09 AM Stats:
weight: 155 lbs
bone density: 3.2
BUT, wasn't taking the diet entirely seriously - my results weren't as awesome as the first ... Read more
Weight loss is like climbing a steep slippery hill
As I was pulling into the parking garage at work today I was thinking about dieting and weight loss and decided that it's like climbing a super steep, super slippery hill.
You may make decent progress, and then a slip or series of slips mak... Read more
Results Update! (So far, ie, the last 3 days!! :)
I'm so glad I decided to buckle down and start this "diet" again. Started on Friday. As of today (Monday morning):
Weight: - 5.2 lbs
Body Fat: -2.2%
Bone density: +0.2
Amazing!... Read more
Trying to not be sucked in by the "about to start a diet" binge!
I am waiting for my "diet food" to be delivered tomorrow and I have been struggling with that try to get it all in before starting a diet mentality. I think this may be a key to making a lifestyle change vs. just being on a diet... Thinking that... Read more
Restarting Ideal Protein as soon as the shipment comes
Well, I was starting to get great results (fitness-wise) with P90x but came down with the flu 2.5 weeks ago. I still did my workout the 2nd day of feeling sick, but it made me feel much, much worse and it was miserable - I was incredibly weak. (... Read more
I just commented in a forum and noticed my weight tracker - I've lost 40 lbs and only have 30 to go!!!! I hadn't realized.. of course, it only took 2 and a half years to get here!!
How neat :)... Read more