Some General Gripes.
~People that do not accept compliments without degrading his/herself.
~Our culture's fascination with being toothpick skinny. Have you ever looked at pin-ups from the 50s? They had curves... They were real.
~Clothes that are made to fit th... Read more
That which does not kill me will only make me stronger....
I would like to share some of my struggles, vices, and things people might deem personality flaws. I think this would help me in overcoming them or accepting them...
~I hate working out alone. I just don't have the motivation if there's n... Read more
"Way More Better"
That's the way one of the sergeants at my new Reserve unit judges improvement. "That looks way more better... That works way more better..." You get the idea.
Well, I feel way more better. The drama is starting to iron itself out, and I... Read more
Just when I thought it would get easier.
My life decided to get all difficult, and throw a curveball at my healthy eating. I guess it isn't all that horrible becase I found out that my eating habits weren't all that bad... I just have to watch my portions.
I am going through a st... Read more
Climbing back on the wagon
Well, for anyone that reads my blog with any regularity, you've probably noticed that I missed days 7, 8, 9, AND 10... I basically fell off the face of the Earth this weekend, didn't track food, exercise, or drink enough water. And let me tell ... Read more
Good golly, miss Molly! I'm not sure what's going on today, but I have energy to burn! I usually drink 4 cups of coffee a day, and at 1 and a half, I'm about ready to just burst out of my own skin! I think eating right has finally started tak... Read more
After several days of too many calories from carbs, I have pretty much balanced my calorie sources. I tweaked what I snack on, and TA-DA!!! Swap granola bars for tuna and peanut butter, and Viola!
I began sampling SP's workout videos for ... Read more
The Rest of Day 4...
Was fantastic! I went for a 5 mile bicycle ride for cardio, and was awestruck at the beauty of the area I live in. It was just after sundown, and the clouds were the most marvelous blues and pinks I have seen in a long time. I couldn't help ... Read more
Day 4, Part 1
Wow. Just wow. My step-mom brought in home-made chocolate-filled, chocolate chip cookies yesterday. I had one yesterday (super delicious), and wrapped the other on a papertowel, and left it on my desk for today (a victory in and of itself). ... Read more
Day 3, and then some.
As the days go by, this whole healthy eating is getting easier and easier. Even the unexpected things that pop up on my to-do list are seeming to help me out! I have to skp wing night tonight to go look at my little cousin's dress for an upcom... Read more
Day 2 definitely went better than I thought it would. I enjoyed a lovely dinner with my aunt and cousins, and portioned everything properly--even dessert! Hopefully this will get easier as I go, but right now it's kind of tedious. I think onc... Read more
To hell with "I think I can"...
My new mantra will be "I KNOW I CAN!"
I KNOW I CAN:
~overcome the urge to snack
~control my portion sizes
~get past the negativity of those around me
~find the motivation to work out, even when I don't feel like it
~be a healthier,... Read more
My First Day
Well, this was my first day, really tracking what I eat. I thought it would be harder than it was. It's going to take some getting used to, and some support from my boyfriend.
We'll see how the net few days go... Hopefully it gets easier ... Read more