Okay...My Weekly Challenge!
I have been fighting with 5lbs forever and a day. I have over 75 to lose, but somehow keep sabotaging myself or allowing myself a "pass" more often than I should. This week, I had one really stellar day, it was Thursday. The rest of the days, no... Read more
I get a GOLD STAR for yesterday!
So...if we're being honest here...yesterday was the FIRST day in a long, loooooong time that I wasn't super over or super under my calories! Woohoo! I also made it to the gym, despite having to work all day, make dinner and then go back to work ... Read more
Derailment last night....
I veered off the road a little last night. I had a binge...it is something I have not done in a long time. Surprised I even could, given the fact that I can't eat much anymore. However, I realized that it was because I was feeling negative emoti... Read more
The Light Switch of Weight Loss
This week, my WW leader had a very good point and I think I just lived it this Sunday! He was talking about getting "unstuck" with weight loss. Sometimes we lose motivation, are stressed, etc and derail ourselves from our goals. There comes a po... Read more
86 Days Until My HS Reunion...Wow!
So....when I was in HS, I always imagined that I would be thin and get my weight issues under control by the time I had graduated college. Well, I have graduated 3 times now (2 undergrads and a Masters) and I am STILL dealing with my weight issu... Read more
Very Important Life Realization....
The more you do something you don't want to do, the more unhappy you make your life. The more unhappy you make you life, the more you rely on your vices. The more you rely on your vices, in my case, the more you weigh!
Well...I think I mad... Read more
My own little saboteur is a micro-suede love seat! And his sidekick is my beautiful flat screen!
I am convinced of this! This morning I had every intention of having gone to the grocery store, Target and pay my bills by 11am so I can go to the beach and relax. Well, I made a healthy breakfast this morning and thought I would turn on the tub... Read more
Frustrated with my body...why can't it function like everyone else's?! Ugh!
As many of you know, I recently found out I have Celiac's. Which means no gluten, no bread, no processed food (for the most part), no sauces, no whole grain bread yumminess...I have cut it all out. I do feel 100 times better, but my weight has h... Read more
Why is balance so stinking hard?! Over under, I am playing double dutch here...ugh!
So...I wasn't eating enough. I started eating more, but realized I had more cravings now. What had changed? Not enough protein. Duh...I am learning.
I found a place that does Gluten Free Pizza on Monday night. I had a rough day and since m... Read more
Really? I wasn't eating enough? That's a first!
So...I have realized that I was not eating enough, based on my daily needs and accounting for the gym time. I was staying within my calories (1200-1550), but I think my count needs to be higher. I lost a little more this week when I realized I w... Read more
I'm connected again! And...found my body has a little "quirk"
It has been a whirlwind of a week...well, month for that matter. I just moved and finally have my phone, internet and cable back! Woo hoo! I did finish my detox and found that I am Gluten intolerant. That is probably part of the reason that I ha... Read more
Still OP (on program)!
Now that I have some of my health issues worked out (gluten intolerence), I can honestly say I feel better than I have felt in years! I am eating a ton of veggies and fruit and it has been fabulous!
Because of all these diet changes that t... Read more
Scale Addiction...yes, time for a 4 day challenge!
So...I am addicted to weighing myself. I weigh myself every morning and it provides me with some sort of control. However, it can be very misguiding too. If I did well, but the scale shows something else, I get upset and usually end up eating no... Read more
Interesting realization...Food, time and TV
So, when I am eating healthy...I have more time on my hands because I am not spending my time constantly preparing food or eating in front of the TV. I have also noticed over the last few days, that TV has been a very different experience when y... Read more
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
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