Confession of Depression & Addiction & Withdraws
Well I have been hiding away from Spark for a while, I peek in and out every now and then and I am not sticking to anything. I feel very overwhelmed and when I feel overwhelmed I feel helpless and hopeless. I have been pretty depressed for quite... Read more
Food means everything
Many people seem to think that they can eat terrible food and just exercise it off, but that is so wrong. Your body has a system and depending on what foods you eat will depend on how it stores and burns fat. For me I have found that eating glut... Read more
Keep getting sick with throat infections???
I have literally had one throat infection after another. First is was pharyngitis, then tonsillitis, then strep, and now I am undiagnosed but it seems to be getting better. I am going to go mad if I get another throat issue! This is in the cours... Read more
Spinning and Body Combat!!!
So I did a spin class on Sunday and I wont lie, I almost got sick. I think it's more because I didn't eat much beforehand, but I kind of started feeling a little claustrophobic from the room being dark and confined with so many spin bikes. The h... Read more
I tried Zumba!!!!
So I never thought I would actually try it because well.....I am not the most coordinated person in the world, but my workout buddy talked me into it. To my surprise, not only was it a lot of fun, but I did pretty well! So well, the instructor s... Read more
Weigh in #4
So last Friday I weighed in at 173.2 which means I lost my 2 pound gain. Really hoping to be at 172 or 171 this Friday, but it's not likely. Now that I am strength training as well I know it is hard to push the scale at first, but that's okay. B... Read more
Hubby and I just joined a Gym!!!! So excited! Last time I had a membership I got down to 146. It was short lived unfortunately because I wrecked my car 2 weeks later. So no wrecking my car this time *crossing fingers.* I went today without hubby... Read more
Weigh in #3 my expected gain.....
I weighed in Friday after a week of stress, missed workouts and crappy food choices. I knew the scale was going to go up, but I am not discouraged in the slightest. My dad was in the hospital and I couldn't function. I was so scared, depressed, ... Read more
Dairy Free, Doctors orders & Weigh in #2
So I have to go Dairy free for at least 2 weeks to see if that is what is causing my daughters symptoms. She was spitting up a lot, had a couple green stools with mucus and flecks of blood, a reoccurring rash around the mouth, and really super ... Read more
Beer = extra calories + lowevered inhibitions = even more calories!
So I decided to have some beer last night....AGAIN. I did last weekend too, both times, same experience. Went way out of my range! Not only from the alcohol but also from the food I choose to eat afterwards! Soooooo have I learned my lesson? Pro... Read more
My official weigh in day # 1
Ok so I am not really suppose to lose this much weight this fast because I am breast feeding so I will have to start eating at my higher range, but I am not going to lie and say I am not happy. I am freaking stoked!!!!!!!!!!!! I lost 9 pounds si... Read more
Out of Shape
Well I knew I was out of shape, just wasn't aware of how out of shape I really was. I am not sweating it or anything because with being on Spark since 2008 comes great knowledge :)
I know I have to start very slow and work my way up which is f... Read more
Small steps towards a big future.....
I have been eating mostly on the low end of my calorie range, though I am trying to eat a bit more now to keep up with my breastfeeding needs. I have been eating much healthier though I know I could do better I am comfortable where I am at right... Read more
No looking back, vision statement for 2013
It has been so long since I have even logged into Spark. I remember sometimes not logging in because I felt stupid. Stupid for getting these bursts of motivation all the time and them slipping and falling right back down again, never reaching my... Read more
Finally dropped a pound...
Wow it took forever to drop that pound but it is gone.....on to the next one. I am 2 pounds heavier than what I expected at this date but I guess I am losing a lot slower this time around. I have been under a tremendous amount of stress as well ... Read more