I always thought reading labels meant looking at the nutritional values...
I am on day 3 of my Detox, no processed foods, no dairy and no gluten type foods. A diet of lean protein and veggies was recommended by my doctor and I tried for 2 weeks, but was only able to limit my carbs to 2 servings a day. I was still havin... Read more
Time to Detoxify!
So...for those of you who have been following my blog, you know that I have been having health issues and struggling with my weight quite a bit lately. I get re-motivated and start again, but have been frustrated because my body just does not wa... Read more
Do you spend your week trying to make up for the weekend?
Yes, I know I have been having health issues. So I don't want to beat myself up too much about this. But, I am doing one of the DG challenges and looked at my overall month. I am basically going down 2, up 1.8, down 2.2, up 1.2...It is a little ... Read more
Processed food really is the devil!
I have had stomach issues for years. Over the last year, it has gotten tremendously worse! To the point sometimes, I don't want to leave the house. Might be a little TMI, but there might be someone who is reading this that is going through the s... Read more
I think it finally sunk in! This is my EVERY DAY!
There is no more weighing in, then going crazy with food the rest of the weekend. This is a journey I need to start every morning I wake up, for the rest of my life. I will always have a complicated relationship with food, but it will be MY choi... Read more
Reboot Sabbatical in NYC?
I have been thinking a lot lately...there is a lot in my world that is not what I had intended for my life. I have realized that I have allowed a lot of other people to heavily "influence" decisions in my life. A lot of this has to do with why I... Read more
Slipping back is so easy!
So, was it just ONE week of good OP?
That's what it started to feel like this week...But, I tracked everything and am exercising the extra points off that I took in on Sunday and Monday. I under estimated pizza...a take and bake one from T... Read more
Boy, was my head in the sand!
This was a difficult week for me, I really tried extremely hard to be OP. And, I was! And, guess what? I am down 2#'s this week! I am so excited! This is a HUGE deal for me, since I have gained about 17 lbs since October 2010. I still continued ... Read more
Round peg? No control?
I was talking with a friend last night and she was listening to me about my job. It's been a rough go, but it is not the job I had always wanted, nor is it even in the field I had wanted. She was asking me, "What would you like to do?" That is t... Read more
Hearing negative comments, understanding the impact and moving forward anyways...
Last night, we went out and I live in Southern California. We were in the Hollywood area and had fun, then were walking back to the parking structure. On our way back, I got two comments made to me, well one was directly made to me and the other... Read more
What "story" are you telling yourself?
This weekend I attended a leadership training. It ended up being more of a personal growth workshop than anything. One thing that they said, really stuck out to me because it was related to my struggle with weight. They told us that often times ... Read more
Frustrated and Now Action Needs to Follow...
Yesterday, I had intended to do A LOT of work around the house. Well, I did get to the Farmer's Market for strawberries, but when I got home I started watching a movie. Then, fell asleep. Then, was a couch potato the rest of the day. I didn't do... Read more
One step closer...Good Day: 1
Today, I did well! I am at 1650 calories, which is about 100 calories less than where my target it...but it is a lot lower than the last few days. I am excited about that.
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Difficulty strikes again!
On Monday, I was ready to start again....Tuesday, I started to slip and yesterday was terrible! Today, so far so good...But, what happened between Monday and today?!
I have been thinking about this because things are just not working out h... Read more
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