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so far so good
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      2 comments

My plan seems to be working somehow. I am eating when I am hungry. Paying attention to my hunger signals and stopping when I am getting full (no matter how good it tastes!). I don't always do this perfectly. A lot of times I over eat still even ... Read more
This is a very odd feeling
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      2 comments

I am doing things very differently this time around. I have eating guidelines but I am not tracking or attempting to stay in a calorie range. This is more about controlling my eating than restricting my intake. It doesn't feel that difficult to ... Read more
I hate feeling like this
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      3 comments

I have been back on track for 1.5 weeks. Keeping in my calorie range. Planning my meals. I work at an office that gets outside lunch provided from time to time. Yesterday it was pizza and pasta. Today it is Chinese food. I avoided that food yest... Read more
It is always the pictures that put me over the edge
Monday, October 05, 2015      3 comments

I saw some pictures of myself today. I know I have gained most of my weight back. I know my clothes are size 18 and 20 now. But god I look SO awful in my pictures. My face is all fat. My features distored by the fat. I look huge next to my husba... Read more
Why don't I want to do it anymore?
Saturday, July 25, 2015      4 comments

Been a long time since my last blog entry. Things are better in some ways and not in others. My work is still very stressful. Work takes up too much of my time but there is nothing I can do about that at the moment. Our financial situation is mo... Read more
Emotional times
Sunday, January 26, 2014      7 comments

I had been feeling more positive and motivated recently. I have signed up for an indoor 60 minute triathlon. I was feeling very gung-ho to train for it. Then this week happened. My best friend's father died on Thursday. I had something wor... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2014      3 comments

Struggling through a snack attack. Really want JUNK. So much of it around the office to be had today. Instead of 'white knuckling' it or giving in, I am having a hot cup of tea with almond milk in. It isn't the same but it might just do the tric... Read more
5 years of Sparking
Friday, January 17, 2014      1 comments

My 5 year anniversary was yesterday. Time does fly. Feel like I am starting all over again this year. I lost the weight, maintained for a long time, and now have regained almost all of the weight I lost. ... Read more
Not sure if I am crazy or lazy
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      3 comments

So much for the positive self talk. emoticon Anyway, I am having a problem these days. Life is different for me tha... Read more
Sunday, January 12, 2014      4 comments

So my husband is ready to make some significant changes in his diet and activity. Which is wonderful and commendable. We have always eaten badly together. We eat out a lot. We eat comfort foods a lot. And now he is ready to make some changes. Ov... Read more
Yeah, I am slow but you know what?
Friday, November 30, 2012      6 comments

It makes me feel good. I enjoy it. Nope I am not gonna win any races and I may even come in last more than once. But I don't care. I LIKE IT! ... Read more
12 in 12 Goal Met!
Monday, November 05, 2012      2 comments

My goal this year was 12 Races in 2012. I don't have picture documentation of every race but here is the list.... 1) 1/15 Park Forest Cruise 5K 2) 2/19 St. Xavier Duathalon (run, bike, run) 3) 2/26 Warm Your Heart Indoor 5K ... Read more
Forgot how hard this is....
Monday, September 17, 2012      8 comments

I have been tracking consistently for a week now. Trying to be much more controlled in my eating, making good choices, ... Read more
Healthy Fair Food?
Friday, August 10, 2012      5 comments

Is it possible? Any suggestions Spark Friends on healthy food options available at the State Fair? ... Read more
a behavior change?
Friday, August 10, 2012      2 comments

So I am working this week on trying to control my eating. I don't know if you can call it eating 'clean' but I am attempting to put boundaries around what I eat. I haven't defined exactly what I am doing but part of it includes 1. no free-f... Read more

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