Show love to your children...
Why is it so hard for some parents to give and show love to their children?
Is it really so hard to hug them?
Is it really so hard to say, "I am proud of you."?
Is it really so hard to support them in their endeavors?
Is it r... Read more
What really was my deal?
Yesterday my status was: "THECRAZYMANGO has crossed over to the emotional eating side... "
Let me... Read more
Lately, I have been examining the support in my life. Honestly, before coming to Sparkpeople, it was majorly slacking. In fact, I know support has been essential for me in this journey and could have not came as far I have if it has not been my ... Read more
Okay, this is something I should have written a few years ago when I started this journey. But, honestly, I never believed in myself or getting to my ultimate weight loss goal of 100# so I didn't bother to examine what my expectations were.
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I have been on Spring Break for a few days but today was the first day I actually felt on vacation.
Oh, wait. I lied.
I guess it felt like I was on vacation on Friday when I went to Olive Garden and shopping. I had an amazing time. W... Read more
First Week of Training
This week was my first week of training. Not gonna lie, it was rocky. It wasn't rocky because I felt I couldn't do it. No, it was midterms. This means I had to juggle studying for midterms, papers, and training. I could not push running aside li... Read more
Today, the mental stress of this week started to get to me. If you don't know what I am talking about, read the previous blog. Anyhow, today I decided to get out of the building because it was fairly nice. I decided to go across the bridge and b... Read more
...and, it is only Wednesday!
In the last few days, I feel like a lot has happened in my life. Not even sure what to blog about... so let's do it all.
[Yup, that means you need to settle in and break out the reading glasses.]
Yup, I still go to coun... Read more
Excuse you... but, what saggy skin?
A "friend" and I were chatting about shopping. It is that time again.. where I need new jeans. Honestly, I have been putting it off. I still have this "pouch" on my tummy that spills over when I have jeans and I hate jean shopping when pretty mu... Read more
The Scale... and moving on from it.
Recently, I have come to a new realization. The
no longer holds the happiness it once did.
Yes, I st... Read more
When will I ever reach MY own expectations?!
For the last few weeks, I have been on an intramural soccer team. I am the weakest link. I really am. Every night, I have an internal battle with myself. There is ALOT of internal negative talk. Basically summed up, it says: "You aren't good eno... Read more
Laughter IS the best medicine for life's stresses!
In the last few days, I have been kinda in a grumpy mood for a variety of reasons.
When I get this way, I try to not blog. If I do try to blog, it just doesn't work. Besides, there is already enough bad "juju" in the world, I really do not... Read more
Don't Stop Believing that [you can be] A Maniac!
Earlier today, I wrote a blog. It was negative and crabby. No good. I try to put out good, positive energy into the world.. or at the very least.. into Sparkpeople. So, I deleted it. It's gone forever. Good riddance.
But, I did want to blog... Read more
CRAZY Fun... that is what weight loss is!
Apparently this morning I was going to live up to my username of THECRAZYMANGO and be healthy crazy today! I haven't done this in such a LONG time. I forgot how much I love the challenge!
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Not ready for the 160s...
I feel so "off" today.
But, I did weigh in today at 170.6.
Maybe that is why I am so off today.
Like I got up late than got pensive.. which probably did not help.. but all day today I seemed to want to snack.. even through I am... Read more