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Woohoo for fresh starts and second chances! (And for third chances, fourth chances...and however many chances it takes!)
After being off track for almost three weeks t... Read more
My Success Plan for September
I am ready to make my success plan for September, but first I need to look back at the past few months and acknowledge the things I could have done better leading up to... Read more
Don't Postpone Success
Today is day 3 of my re-start, and it feels good! I'm so glad I was honest with myself (and everyone else) last week and admitted that I was off track and gaining back some... Read more
I've Gained Weight.
August has not exactly been a stellar month for me. I started out with the best of intentions, though! I was going to track my food, stay within my calorie range, and exe... Read more
Yep, They're Pretty Big!
In the past 18 months, I've lost 71 lbs. Thats a lot of weight, and I still have about 71 more pounds to go before I reach my goal size. You'd think that after a 71 lbs... Read more
They're Not For Me!
I went grocery shopping the other day, and when I got to the store, I parked my car at the far end of the lot. This is something I always do, rain or shine. No matter ho... Read more
I'm Not Superwoman, But I Am My Own Hero!
Since March 1, 2012, my personal theme has been "Be Your Own Hero." That simple phrase has helped keep me focused and determined. And during times when my motivation has ... Read more
I Finished the 30 Day Shred
I did it! I finished the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred! Today was my last day of that workout, and I am so proud of myself for sticking to it all month long. Tomorrow is g... Read more
Thank God I'm Struggling!
For the past ten days, I have been really struggling to stay on track with my eating. Okay, confession...I have been binge eating.
This month started out so great... Read more
July Workout/August Workout
July is winding down, and soon I will be finished with the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred workout! I am super proud of myself for sticking with it this month, and I owe ... Read more
This Is Your Life
This month has sure been flying by! I started doing the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred at the beginning of the month, and today is my first day on Level Three. Whew, what a... Read more
The Monkey On Your Back
Have you ever heard the phrase "I've got a monkey on my back"? It refers to a problem or addiction that you are really struggling with. The monkey on MY back was binge eat... Read more
Happy Birthday To My Oldest Son!
I wasn't feeling very motivated to workout this morning. I didn't have a very good night...there were storms, and my dog is so nervous whenever there is thunder. She kept me up for most of the night with her whining and howling, so I was really ... Read more
Still Doing the 30 Day Shred!
My workout for this month is the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred. I heard about this workout over a year ago, and at that time I just dismissed it from my mind. I never co... Read more
There was a great quote in the Best of Sparkpeople email on Tuesday morning;
Paul the SparkPeople programmer says:
"There is no one-size-fits all solution for an... Read more