I always knew that this second journey would be harder and different. Yet at the same time, I thought I'd be doing it much like before but now how it's different. Before I seemed to seek solitude with my workouts after being around people in cla... Read more
Even the lab tests says I am healthy!
My Valentine's Day started off with some self love by getting my blood drawn for a cholesterol check and than running five miles for my half marathon training. It feels good that I have been putting myself first and it just makes me more relaxed... Read more
The last two weeks I feel I have done pretty well and the scale even reflected it. Even through some of it is probably water retention, I went from 209 to 205. I felt really good about it and like I am getting back to who I was.
Than, the ... Read more
A Different Lifestyle
This week I am realizing I am going through a different lifestyle change. I thought this time I was redoing my journey but I am not. In fact, I was pretty down on myself about it. But, I am realizing it IS different. It has different challenges.... Read more
Two years ago, I moved to a different town, four hours away from where I was keeping residence. I was excited to make a new start and to meet new people that didn't see me as inspiration. I didn't want to be an inspiration to anyone. I did it fo... Read more
Today I am proud of myself. I went to Gentle Yoga with much less anxiety about group exercise than there has been in the past. So, even through much of this feels like I am starting over, I still am me and still have my lessons. It was the first... Read more
Christmas 2014 and 2015 Goals
Here I sit, watching for my body to get energy to go for a run. Not sure why I am so tired but I am excited to play with my new toys. It was my boyfriend's Christmas with his family and I got alot of fun gift like clothes, picture frames, and a ... Read more
Need to Get Strict with Myself
Even through I juggled two jobs while going to college, it was so much easier to fit working out in. Most times I'd do it in between classes. Now that I am an adult, it is so much harder. I get two choices - before or after work. Either way, I a... Read more
Nothing like coming home to a note to call your landlord to get your anxiety up and running. Basically, he was wondering if I was going to renew my lease in June. Apparently, he's has alot of people asking about availability. It'd be my third ye... Read more
Spicy Hamburger Soup
I really struggle with food. I truly love it - good or bad food. I love it all. This week I decided to make spicy hamburger potato soup. It was very fulfilling but I don't think it's a healthy item at all. I came to that conclusion at work today... Read more
Yesterday, I went to the first day of Fit Camp.
Everyone was really nice and welcoming. For whatever reason, I didn't feel out of place or like everyone was watching me fail at my exercises. Maybe it helped that the two body builders in th... Read more
Starting December Right!
Today I decided to track and will try to continue this. I am pretty excited. It's 5:30 pm and I am at 1450ish with my range of 1400-1700. I think I might be might be stay in range. This morning I skipped the banana in the cereal than stopping so... Read more
A New Ending
I am not sure if everyone can understand this.
I have been a success story.
I have lost 100 pounds.
Maintained for two years.
And, sometimes I know don't if I want it back. Than, sometimes I do want it all back. This is a menta... Read more
Thank you everyone for making my last blog post a top blog for Sparkpeople. I did read all the comments and it's a great reminder how supportive everyone is here. Read more
When It Ain't Broke, Don't Try Fixin' It
So, for the last week, I have been cheating on Sparkpeople and been tracking on My Fitness Pal. I know how to cheat on Sparkpeople with my calories but I guess I am really cheating myself. Anyhow, I gained THREE pounds in the last week. I think ... Read more
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