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Can't figure out how to bring my intake down :(
I don't eat that much processed stuff...I don't use added salt...and yet I have only have 1 day in the past week where my sodium levels have been within range.
Any advice... Read more
Untitled unless I decide otherwise
So, it's been a couple of weeks since I posted a blog. Figured I should post some kind of update, and maybe even see if I can have an epiphany or two...
So for the past two weeks, I have done alright. Nothing spectacular, but I'm... Read more
Not this time
Almost 6 months ago, I gave up on myself. Really it didn't happen in just one day. It happened over the course of hours, day and weeks...and then all of a sudden it was 2012. I decided...not a New Year's Resolution, I decided...it was time to... Read more
Feeling totally derailed.
Yesterday I binged. First binge I have had in over three months. I am still amazed that I was able to go that long, but I am so disappointed in myself because I was totally conscious of what I was doing while I ate and ate and ate. :( I was ... Read more
I went into my setting this afternoon and changed my fitness settings to more accurately reflect the amount of calories I am burning in a week. This, of course changed my calorie intake needs in my nutrition tracker. It now says that my minim... Read more
I want chocolate!
I sincerely hope that today's title does not set anyone else's horrific cravings off. I also sincerely hope that it helps me get rid of this craving. I think I have worked myself up into a frenzy over this. It only started as just a thought, ... Read more
C25K and other stuff
Ok, so I did it. I managed to hit the 25 pounds lost mark this week. Not that it was really that hard. I only needed to lose 1 pound. I lost 1.6. That's right ladies and gentlemen, I am now less that 5 pounds away from being in the 2's.
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Note to self
You have been deluding yourself.
Yes, You are fantastic, 24 pounds that you have lost so far in 7 weeks is wonderful. But the reality is you still have 155 pounds to go to reach your goal and I am already finding that you are slacking of... Read more
Do you ever feel like all you are doing is eating?
I am having that kind of day today. One of my goals this month was to not eat after dinnertime. I have been unable to stick to this, because I just cannot seem to get enough calories or nutrition in earlier in the day. Today for example, I am... Read more
Day 42 Learning
It seems it has been a while since I wrote. I surprise myself with that, until I remind myself that it mostly has to do with the challenges I have with this computer that I am sitting at, or the connectivity in my house...oh well. At least I a... Read more
1. Get organized. I desperately need some structure in my life. I have always struggled with this, but it has gotten particularly bad since I got laid off.
2. Incorporate structured strength training into my weekly routine. I know I need to d... Read more
Day 21 - A New Life is Emerging
Three week and 12.6 pounds gone!
Today I bought a new scale and a heart rate monitor(the heart rate monitor being my 10 pound weight loss reward). I spent the same amount of money that last month I would have spent on fast food in a month.... Read more
Day 13 - changes, changes
i have been on this weight loss adventure before. but i don't think i have ever been so proud of myself. i have done 6 days of boot camp videos and stuck with the tracking and being really good to myself for 13 days. i have even dyed my hair... Read more
Day 10, day 3 of bootcamp and I am a-ok
Emotionally today has been a thoroughly craptacular day. Despite that, I stayed at the low end of my calorie range, drank more than 8 glasses of water, did my third day of bootcamp, and went for a walk. On top of that, I just did something I hav... Read more
Well, one week has gone by. And for the first time in a long time I feel as though I had a week of success. I can taste that word. Success. One little blip does not make me a failure. I got back up. I will not back down and allow my own negativ... Read more