Day 17: The ups and downs of consistency
Well...what can I say? I have to take responsibility for my actions, and my actions have not been consistent. I guess better that I get back on track after a few days than a few weeks or longer, but really, if I want to make headway in losing ab... Read more
Day 11: (minor) FAIL
It stinks that I have the type of metabolism that is so sensitive to 'just a little more'. But I is who I is. I listed yesterday as a (minor) fail because while making dinner, I grabbed a handful of pita chips. I also had 2 cups of grapes throug... Read more
Day 8-9: Happy New Me
I've been staying on track quite well with food. I haven't worked out as regularly as I'd like, but I'm still starting to see progress in how I look and feel, so I just have to keep going. I did splurge just a little yesterday for a birthday din... Read more
Difficult stressful day: Day 5
Today was a hard day. I actually did well with food and fine with exercise. My issues were more emotional, and quite honestly, not spending my time so well, and spending too much time on line. I need to reign in that habit too before it becomes ... Read more
Turning a corner: Day 4
Sometimes you don't know exactly what or when that point will be when you choose to turn a corner. I think I got there over the weekend, and for the first time in awhile, I have kept it 'together' and was mindful and good to myself. One thing t... Read more
Slow and steady: Day 2
Staying mindful is hard work. I had a decent day yesterday. I'm giving myself an intermediary 'yellow' success because while I did keep to 3 meals, I did eat more bread at dinner when I really shouldn't be eating bread at all. That being said, I... Read more
Oh Boy. Streaking Again
I really have been struggling lately and the way I look and feel reflect the lack of effort I've put into getting and staying healthy. I'm pretty much back to my highest weight of recent memory and would say that I to be in a good, healthy spot,... Read more
Seeing old friends today
At a friend/family celebration this morning, I saw some friends who I love dearly, but don't get to see very often. They give me big hugs and love right back, and it just feels wonderful to catch up with friends who you feel so close to.
Th... Read more
My consistent ups and downs
There are many times when I have been successful with getting into really good shape. When I got there, I don't think I appreciated my accomplishments and how challenging it is. I mean, I know that I had struggles getting there, but I got there ... Read more
11th day of my current NoS Streak
It's been an up and down ride so far on this streak. Yesterday was a reasonable day because I was out of the house for most of it at an off site meeting. I work from home, and I think that while there are benefits to that, it's not so great for ... Read more
Back home, back on SP: Not scary this time
The title of my last blog referred to coming back to SP as being 'scary' after lots of activity, and then taking a long SP break.
This time is different. I have been away from home for about 5 weeks. I was working at a sleep aw... Read more
Back from a SP Break: The First Step is Scary
After a months long break from Sparkpeople, I've decided to recommit myself to using and checking back in with this great resource daily again.
The overwhelming feeling that is going along with this decision is...scary.
I think the mai... Read more
Two videos to share re: Food Addiction & Diet
Hi all! Happy new year!
There are two videos I've seen in the last day that I'd like to share and hear your comments on.
The first one is a short clip about how 'food addiction' is a real thing. Is this 'news'? I think the main reason... Read more
Is there ever a better or worse time to fall off track?
So, in the grand scheme of things, my 'falling off track', assuming that I get solidly back on track today, the first N day of the week, I haven't fallen so far. However, this is a week of extended family time and bathing suit weather and 'all y... Read more
The big picture story is that I feel like I am in more control and have a more healthy relationship with food than I think maybe I ever have. NoS is a big part of why. That being said, I am still a work in progress and while I'm not bingeing on ... Read more