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Stress, Frustration, Stress, repeat.
Oh man... I have no blogged in nearly a month. What's been going on? Well, I fell you guys. I fell and I have not yet quite gotten up. I have, however, kicked myself what I was down AND stood over myself and yelled. I'm not a very nurturing... Read more
As long as I have been dieting (a solid 14 years, literally half of my life), with every success and every not so success, with all of my knowledge of what works for me and what doesn't work for me, I am sure that I am not the only person who tr... Read more
I am an anti-deprivationist.
There. I've said it. I am an anti-deprivationist.
What do I mean?
Well, there are a few things that I absolutely LOVE to eat. I LOVE the twice baked potatoes at the grocery store down the street. I LOVE veggie grinders from Mancino... Read more
This Week's Recap
I know it's only Thursday but I wanted to check in while I was at my desk and thinking about it. If you recall, I've been working on three mini goals this week.
1. Don't weekday drink.
2. Work out.
3. Eat 1500 calories a day.
How ... Read more
This Week's Goals:
I'm in a bit of a plateau. I think I've gotten lazy. So, without further ado, this weeks goals are:
1. Don't weekday drink. I've been very stressed lately and missing the early days when fiance and I used to drink on Tuesdays so I have b... Read more
I Want to Do More and I Want to Do Better
It's true. I want to do more and I want to do better. I was going to title this "I Want to Do Better" but then I realized that a large part of that for me is doing more.
What do I mean here?
I am constantly and consistently amazed by... Read more
Because I haven't written in a while...
I haven't had much to say, really. At all. Winter is a very hard time for me. Perhaps I have seasonal affective disorder. No matter what it is, every February gets a little rough. As an avid "previous year's journal entry" reader, I can ass... Read more
When were you your healthiest?
I have been a size 20 and I have been a size 3.
I have weighed 180 lbs and I have weighed 105 lbs.
Sometimes I feel very discouraged by the shape I am in. It's not that I'm fat. It's that I have been in better shape. It's that I hur... Read more
January Wrap Up
Well, my final weigh in for January was this morning, even though it is technically February.
I came in at 147.
I got off the scale and got back on.
I came in at 147.
I have lost 8 lbs this year and I kind of don't believe it... Read more
A No Excuses Week Recap
Well, I am now on Day 4 of my No Excuses week. Do you wanna know something? I feel great.
I think that the trick to having a No Excuses Week is that you have to have no excuses for a poor attitude as well. Let me explain... Part of the f... Read more
A No Excuses Week
Well, I've had some time to think since Friday. About a lot of things.
As I mentioned, I have been feeling very frustrated about myself. I think everyone has seen something floating around the net that says "When you have so much to do th... Read more
Fighting the Frustration
Oh, Spark People, it has been one of those weeks.
I've been tired. I've been stressed. I've had a couple of goo days and a couple of rough ones. I was feeling pretty good about my weight loss, though, until I got on the scale this mornin... Read more
It Started with Hair Dye
On New Year's Eve I died my hair.
That's not really a big deal. I've been dying my hair for 16 years now, since I was 12. So what was different about this time?
Well, I had been feeling pretty crappy about myself in the second half o... Read more
Disturbance in the Force
I've taken on a lot this year. I'm getting married. I want to lost weight before my first gown fitting. I am making a point to write every day and I'm trying to make it through 100 books again... All of these things MATTER to me and I have a... Read more
What do you want from weight loss?
I've been thinking a lot about what I want from weight loss and whether or not those wants are realistic.
I want to feel better about myself. I know that being fit or thin or skinny or whatever term you want to use will not make me like my... Read more