Hi, I'm A Food Addict!
According to Merriam Webster, the definition of Addict is "to devote or surrender (oneself) to something habitually or obsessively." I have done this all my life. Yesterday, I did so good all day, and got home...and just lost my self-control.
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Why do I soothe myself with food?!
I have been doing good, then I will have a bad day. Last week was kinda ify, but I lost 2.2. This week is not looking as good. I am frustrated with myself because I know what I need to do, but I am afraid or something....I am not sure what it is... Read more
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back...
Last week, I did phenomenally well! I lost 3.6, I was under my 1500 calories (and points) each and every day, except for one (which I used my WPA for). This week, it started out good and this train wreck just came through! I have had such a toug... Read more
I've lost over 131 lbs since 2003! And, I am still at my highest weight!
I have been struggling. I know its no secret at this point. And...after some really hard and stressful, emotional days and weeks, I know exactly why I am not losing. I am simply eating too much. Yes, it's healthy foods. Yes, I am avoiding fast f... Read more
What? Me first?
As I was driving today...something hit me smack in the face. "Why don't I just do what's good for ME?!" Now...I know I have said this before, that I need to take care of me and not be worried about everyone else.
But...today, it seemed lik... Read more
To help my weight loss....I am doing something I have never done before!
I have been up and down the same five pounds for the last six months. It's frustrating...but I know a lot of it has to do with ONE thing. TV!
I paid attention to how much TV I watch and it is waaaaayyyyy too much! I was watching Army Wives... Read more
An unfortunate night to remember...My apology to my body...
I had a rough week last week, good, but rough. Well, eating wise. I have a lot of stress on me and I guess it was more than I had anticipated. Yesterday, for the first time in a very long time, I got to the true starving point, but didn't want t... Read more
A Little Dose of Reality: Its my choices that got me to this weight, no one else can change it but m
This week, I have done better than I have in months, food wise. I had a lot of challenges, but have done well. I need to get back into the gym, but am finding that my 1/2 mile walk to my car with weirdos walking around is intimidating me...espec... Read more
"Just Do It." Easier said than done...or is it?
I have been thinking a lot this week about my ups and downs with weight. I have also been thinking about what I DO know about health, nutrition and the WW program. I came to two conclusions.
1) I know a WHOLE LOT about health, nutrition an... Read more
Defining Moments in Life...
Yesterday, I went to the doctor for the first time in a long time. She was new to me, as my old doc moved to Sacramento. I needed to have my thyroid checked again as my hair is falling out like you wouldn't believe and both my mom and grandma ha... Read more
Mom had a tummy tuck...I want to be a healthy example by choosing healthy living over surgery!
This past week has been a week of massive change for me. I moved and no longer have a roommate, my mom had a tummy tuck and today I am back on track.
I was a little mad at my mom for getting the tummy tuck. She had lap band surgery about 4... Read more
Running alongside the band wagon, can't seem to jump on all the way!
I have been struggling. I gained 2lbs last week and I didn't think I did that bad. However, I have had stress higher than I have had in a long time and no sleep. Bad combination for weight loss.
I haven't been posting much, I have just bee... Read more
We can only control that which we have control over...
This past week has been terribly difficult for me. One of my family members is causing havoc on our entire family. I think a lot of it is stemming from that family member's significant other. I haven't been able to sleep well, my hair is falling... Read more
A little VICTORY at lunch today...
I have had a rough go over the last two weeks. This past week, I went to the gym twice a day, stayed OP and gained 0.4. I was frustrated. Since Saturday...I did okay. But was even more frustrated when I got on the scale yesterday and saw that my... Read more
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Losing weight is such a challenge and cheating is so easy! Why?! Ugh!
This week was a tough week for me. I was doing great until Tuesday evening. I had my therapist appointment and thought it went well. I think it brought a few things up, well it must have, because all I wanted was frozen yogurt! So, I had gone to... Read more