It has been a long time since I've posted anything. I have been doing a lot of soul searching and my life has completely changed. I was laid off in Jan... Read more
Being Kind to Myself When Life Gets Hairy
This has been a difficult two weeks for me. Last Wednesday, I was laid off from work. I had just returned from vacation and was let go the following... Read more
New Start! !!
I am considering this a clean slate for me!
I have tried with weight loss for many years. I have succeeded at times, and failed others. Recent... Read more
Day 53: No Soda! (Diet or Regular)
I am making progress! I am on Day 53 of no diet or regular soda. My migraines have subsided and I am super stoked about that!
Now...I have done a little experimenting and found that my body is rejecting processed food. Even if it is suppos... Read more
Day 12: Ooohh! The Detox!!!
Today is my 12th day and I am happy to say...
* I have not had sweetener
* I have not had red meat
* I have not had junky food (cookies, Doritos, etc)
* I have not had DIET soda or regular soda
This is a huge WIN for me! !! I loo... Read more
My 100 Day Challenge
Tomorrow I will start my 100 day challenge to getting healthier.
What does that look like for me?
1) No diet soda (or regular) -More water!
2) No junk food (defined as: drive thrus, chips, frozen yogurt, gluten free cookies, etc).
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I haven't written for awhile. Thank you holiday weekend!
I have really been looking at what I have done in the past, the results I have gotten and how I am feeling. I learned a few things.
I think that food is my coping mechanism. It... Read more
Change...Chipping Away at it!
So much has changed over the last month or so. I got back from Thailand, was promoted at work, got nominated to a board at work, we lost a family friend and I sprained my ... Read more
Lessons from Thailand!
I got back from Thailand last Sunday, three days later I was on a red-eye to the east coast for work. I live in California, so I was beat. However, I did get my promotion! Stoked about that!
I am still on the east coast right now, it is 4:... Read more
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back -- Weight Loss Cha-Cha!
I have struggled the last few months with going up two pounds, down two pounds. I know this is because I had three deaths in the family in two months, have had to move back home and am struggling with work. I understand that.
What I don't ... Read more
Leave for Thailand in 27 Days!!!
My weight has been all over the place. The doctor is doing tests and I find the results on Tuesday. However, I think she has hit on something about the sleeping thing. The week I got sleep, I was down 2 pounds. This past week, my sleep was terri... Read more
Have you ever got sucked back into diet mentality?!
You can learn so much from observation. You can also learn a lot from observing your family members. I think I understand now why I have struggled with my weight all my life. My mom is a lifetime dieter, and also had the lap band done a few year... Read more
I am feeling SOOOO much better! I feel like I am back in control today and that makes me so very happy. As some of you know, I was struggling. I have finally put my finger on what has happened.
Have you ever been around negative people?
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I really wish that weight loss wasn't so difficult. I hope that a year from now, I look back at this post and say, "I really said that?!"
I have tried over and over and WW works. The problem is that I am not doing it. I am not sticking to w... Read more
When Weight Becomes a Barrier....
I had the most difficult yet interesting thing happen to me today. I admit, I let it get the best of my attitude...initially.
Last week, I interviewed for a position and it was only because I knew the person and had worked with them before... Read more